Väderstad’s new planter offering enables operators to fill one large 3,000 L seed hopper, rather than each row unit, increasing both productivity and capacity. “It’s our new system for pressurized seed metres,” says Väderstad’s Lars Thylen, “where we have a central fill function…for all seeds, including small seeds like canola, sugar beets, but also normal… Read More

Fliegl’s new trailing shoe slurry discharge outlet is promising to reduce forage contamination, increase efficiency of manure spreading, and lower the loss rate of ammonium nitrogen. “It’s an innovative product because we don’t use a macerator within the system,” says Fliegl’s Nick Dale. “The macerator is a very expensive option to run.” RealAgriculture’s coverage of… Read More

Using soil moisture measurements, temperature, relative humidity, and precipitation data, Bosch is offering producers variable alerts, customized field recommendations, and the ability to view local, real-time data on their smartphones. It all starts with installing sensors directly into the field. “From there,” says Bosch’s Simon Munder, “we’re measuring micro-climatic conditions, we are measuring conditions above… Read More

Amazone’s largest trailed sprayer is offering a few new features, including the ability to quick load. Unveiled in 2011, the UX 11200 has an 11,200 litre capacity, with Super-L2 sprayer booms from 24 to 40 metres. According to the company, its triple pump system provides a suction capacity up to 900 litres per minute. “It’s… Read More

The use of herbicides on-farm is a hot topic right now — especially when we’re talking glyphosate. At Agritechnica in Hannover, Germany, RealAgriculture’s Shaun Haney caught up with Irene Kramer of JBM, to talk about the JBM Mulcher, a unit designed to help reduce the use of herbicides. RealAgriculture’s coverage of Agritechnica 2019 is made… Read More

Keeping a smooth face on a silage pit is crucial in reducing the risk of spoilage by reducing the surface area exposed to oxygen, reducing the risk of avalanches, and decreasing moisture catch areas. Fliegl’s feed bucket offering recognizes the importance of a smooth face, and the company’s Nick Dale was on site at Agritechnica… Read More

New Holland’s Genesis T8 Series brings a whole new cab to the T8 line, with the company’s precision farming platform, improved visibility, and enhanced comfort; and it was on display at Agritechnica in Hanover, Germany. With Precision Land Management (PLM) Intelligence, Genesis T8 tractors offer advanced connectivity between operators, vehicles, advisors and dealers. Customizable controls… Read More

Move over antique tractors: it’s time to make way for the very modern, very bizarre concept of watching people playing video games. But not just any video game, of course — no, we’re talking about Farming Simulator 19, a realistic, fully-involved video game that has over 2 million downloads worldwide. RealAgriculture’s coverage of Agritechnica 2019… Read More