It was a busy Farm Progress Show for Michelin as the tire manufacturer rolled out three agricultural tires at the annual farm tradeshow, located this year at Boone, Iowa. New from Michelin are the Agribib 2, Spraybib CFO and the TrailXBib. The Agribib 2 is an improved version of Michelin’s most popular agricultural tire, while… Read More

New Holland is expanding its round baler offering with the launch of its Pro-Belt Series. The new balers made their first appearance at the recent Farm Progress Show in Boone, Iowa. In this video, Jordan Milewski, New Holland’s conventional haytools marketing manager, says producers can expect both durability and reliability from the new baler. “When… Read More

Whether it’s wet silage, dry hay, or stalks that need baling, Case IH  says its round baler family — which includes Standard, Premium and Pro models — has been improved to give growers the efficiency and reliability they need in one machine. The latest addition to the Case IH round baler lineup, is the RB6… Read More

A full integration of precision technology and capacity combine in the relaunch of New Holland’s Guardian front-boom high-clearance sprayers — the SP310F, SP370F, and SP410F models. To get to know the new line up, RealAgriculture’s Bernard Tobin caught up with Jason Hardy, New Holland global product manager, at the Farm Progress Show at Boone, Iowa…. Read More

Among the numerous pieces of machinery on display at this years’ Farm Progress Show at Boone, Iowa, was the new tedder from Massey Ferguson, which they tout as the best on the market. The new 1310x tedder was built for those who need something with a little more oomph and pick-up — literally — than… Read More

Anytime producers can right-size equipment for the job and save money is a good day to be on the farm. John Deere looks to do just that with their new AutoTrac option available on select Gator models starting this year. The new development allows for hands-free operation and GPS guidance which opens up the door… Read More

Claas has introduced a new Class 7 combine model for those looking at a new combine with modern features, but a lower price tag. RealAgriculture field editor Bern Tobin toured the Claas booth at the Farm Progress Show at Des Moines, Iowa, to get the scoop on where the Trion 740 might fit for farmers…. Read More

Those looking to move to a larger, high-capacity draper header for the New Holland CR combines have a new option with the FD2 FlexDraper. New Holland combine marketing manager Curtis Hillen says that the flex draper header is the first product from the New Holland and MacDon Industries partnership first announced in late 2021. Hillen,… Read More

Reducing compaction and fuel consumption both play a role in keeping more money in a producer’s bank account, and both are what the folks at Firestone Ag says is important about choosing the right tires for machinery. Tony Orlando and Matt Frank, president and product manager with Firestone Ag, were at the Farm Progress Show… Read More

When talking soybean harvest losses, all the focus is on the header. But for canola, losses add up at the header and through the combine. Understanding how to manage those losses is a mix of agronomy, mechanical know-how, and patience. To break down the process, this episode of The Agronomists features Mike Staton, soybean expert… Read More

California’s environmental rules and regulations often set the pace for the rest of America. So when the state passed its latest law regarding phasing out gas powered passenger vehicles by 2035, the rest of North America took notice. Floyd Vergara, director of state governmental affairs with Clean Fuels Alliance America, explains that there are details… Read More

Trimble has signed an agreement to purchase Bilberry, the France-based company that specializes in selective weed spraying systems. Bilberry, which was founded in Paris in 2016, has developed an artificial intelligence platform and camera system that identifies weeds in real-time, allowing certain sprayers to be retrofitted with technology to target weeds in a growing crop… Read More

The North American agriculture industry’s first autonomous fertilizer spreader is debuting in Boone, Iowa, at the Farm Progress Show this week. Whether farmers are finding it difficult to find skilled workers or simply want to increase efficiencies and free up more man-hours to complete other tasks, the new Case IH Trident 5550 with Raven autonomy… Read More

Massey Ferguson is rolling out some updates to its 2200 series square balers, including the pickup, interior components and technology. Dane Mosel, tactical marketing manager with Massey Ferguson, says the LB update to the series packs new tech and plenty of features for reliability and longevity. The LB features a continuous five bar pickup with poly… Read More

After bringing its first prototype to Canada in 2020, Horsch is into full production with its Leeb VL sprayer for North America. Several features with the Leeb are designed to maximize the hours the sprayer can run every year, including days when wind is not cooperating, says Mike Wasylyniuk, Horsch’s sprayer product manager, in the… Read More


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