Category: National Farm Machinery Show 2016

Sectional Spreader Delivers Fertilizer Flexibility

Placing fertilizer where it needs to go can prove challenging, especially along roads, fencerows and bending contours of a field. But navigating fields and hitting the spot should be easier with the new Javelin sectional spreader from Salford BBI. “It’s the first precision spreader on the North American market to achieve a true 120-foot spread… Read more »

Software Helps Deere Write Better Prescriptions for Farmers

John Deere continues to update its online tools to give farmers easier access to information to manage their operations. The latest updates to the John Deere Operations Center were unveiled at the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Kentucky, in February. The Operations Center allows users to see performance over time and collaborate with partners… Read more »

New DynaFlex Draper Header Designed for Improved Combine Feeding

When AGCO designed its 9250 DynaFlex draper header, the goal was to feed the combine evenly and smoothly, explains AGCO tactical marketing manager Caleb Schleder. Now the company plans to further improve the headers’ durability and reliability with the launch of the new 9255 DynaFlex. At the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville last month, Schleder… Read more »

New White Planters Loaded With Precision Planting Technology

White Planters are set to take a quantum leap thanks to the addition of a new seed metre, electronic drive, and monitoring and data management technologies. The new White 9800VE Series planter was unveiled last month during the 2016 National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Kentucky. AGCO Strategic Marketing Manager Tom Draper explains that the… Read more »

Syngenta Launches Fungicide With Three Modes of Action

Syngenta has announced plans to bring the first three-mode-of-action foliar fungicide to farmers in Eastern Canada this spring. Trivapro features three active ingredients, including one new active — azoxystrobin (Quadris – Group 11), propiconazole (Tilt – Group 3), and benzovindiflupyr (Group 7 SDHI), known as Solatenol. Solatenol was approved for use on corn, soybeans and… Read more »

Massey’s Award-Winning 5700SL Utility Tractor Debuts in North America

North American farmers got their first look at the new Massey Ferguson 5700SL Series mid-range tractors at the National Farm Machinery Show last month in Louisville, Kentucky. The 5700SL tractors include three models, ranging from 110 to 130 HP, with the 5713SL model claiming the 2016 Tractor of the Year award in the utility category… Read more »

Get Push Button Pressure with Central Tire Inflation

How long does it take your tractor tires to go from high-pressure levels suitable for road cruising speed to low pressure for fieldwork? It only takes the push of a button and a few minutes if you employ a Central Tire Inflation System (CTIS) in your tractor explains James Crouch, Michelin’s farm segment marketing manager…. Read more »

Inside the Case 2000 Early Riser Planter

Earlier this month we brought you all the sizzle from the launch of the new Case IH 2000 Series Early Riser Planter. Now it’s time for the steak. Just after the public unveiling at the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Kentucky, Real Agriculture’s Bernard Tobin took a tour of the new planter with Case… Read more »

GSI Dryers Get Hi-Tech Retrofit

If you are looking to upgrade your farm’s drying capabilities for 2016 you can always buy the latest model dryer – or just go retro. Real Agriculture caught up with GSI’s Conditioning Applications Manager Gary Woodruff at the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Kentucky to discuss what’s new in the company’s grain storage and… Read more »

New Fendt 1000 Vario Maneuvers With Power

Real Agriculture first reported on the new Fendt 1000 Vario tractors at Agritechnica 2015 in Germany last November. Earlier this month, we were on hand for the North American debut at the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Kentucky. At the launch, Real Agriculture’s Bernard Tobin waded through a crowd of farmers to take a tour… Read more »

Gleaner S9 Combines Deliver Capacity and Vision

With a new Vision cab, there’s lots to see in Gleaner’s new S9 Series transverse rotary combines. There’s also operator convenience delivered through the new Tyton terminal, plus modifications to the feeder house, drive electronics and drive mechanics. The S9 Series made its public debut earlier this month at the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville,… Read more »

14,000-acre Model Farm Fascinates Farmers at NFMS

There’s nothing small about the annual National Farm Machinery Show (NFMS) in Louisville, Kentucky. With the equivalent of 26 acres of floor space, there’s plenty of room for agriculture’s largest tractors, combines and even what’s believed to be the world’s largest model farm. Register For Techtour LIVE – our one day conference in March “It… Read more »