Industry News

Coburn Introduces New Workwear Line: Coburnwear

Dairy Utilibibs And Dairy Utilisleeves Are Available For Sale

Whitewater — Coburn introduces a new workwear line for 2020: CoburnWear. We designed our CoburnWear UtiliBib and UtiliSleeve with extensive on-farm feedback and testing, making these products ideal for all conditions in parlors, milk houses and throughout the farm. Read more

Agricultural Safety Is A "Team Sport"

Farmers and farm workers have a dangerous job: they're eight times more likely to die on the job and be injured at work. Injuries are especially high when working with livestock. Contact with animals, exposure to infectious diseases, working with machinery, loud noises, and repetitive motion all contribute to injuries, illnesses and fatalities related to dairy production. Read more

Fecon Introduces Low Flow Mulcher Head For Skid Steer Loaders

Lebanon – Fecon introduces a new low-flow mulcher head which is ideal for use with most standard skid steer loaders, Avant-type wheel loaders, and others carriers that are able to provide 17-27 gpm of hydraulic flow, have enclosed cabs that can be properly protected with the appropriate polycarbonate guarding, and have the ability to carry the 1300-pound attachment. Read more

Step Into The New Decade With The Q-Catch 74 Series Cattle Chute

The makers of the world's quietest squeeze chute, the Q-Catch 86 Series, bring you the newest manual cattle chute of the decade – the Q-Catch 74 Series. Complete with the same patented auto-locking mechanisms, full access points, and user-friendly features, this manual squeeze chute has earned its place in the Q-Catch family. Engineered with the practical rancher in mind, the Q-Catch 74 Series is a straightforward cattle chute that provides ranchers with all that they need to work cattle easily, safely, and efficiently. Read more

2020 National Ag Day Essay Contest


Overland Park – In preparation for National Ag Day 2020 on March 24, the Agriculture Council of America (ACA) is hosting an essay contest. The theme for this year is Food Brings Everyone to the Table.

This essay contest is divided into two categories of competition: written essay and video essay. Both are national competitions. Read more

Great Plains Releases The Velocity, A New Hybrid Tillage Solution

Great Plains has developed a hybrid tillage solution called the Velocity. The Velocity combines some of the positive aspects of vertical tillage, while maintaining similar features of a conventional disk, resulting in a new classification in the Great Plains product line called hybrid tillage.

Hempsker 1.0

The Hempsker 1.0 is designed to increase productivity and efficiency in the shucking process. The stems of wet or dried plants are easily inserted into the machine's multiple station entry points. Each entry point is equipped with pre-sized holes that allow only the stem to be inserted. Read more

New Programs Featured At The Area's Largest Agriculture Exposition In Omaha, March 4-5, 2020

One of the Area's premier indoor farm events, the TRIUMPH OF AGRICULTURE EXPOSITION will be held March 4-5, 2020, at the CHI Health Center - Omaha, 10th and Capitol Avenue, just off I-480. The 54th Annual Farm and Ranch Machinery Show will once again be filled with the latest agricultural innovations, equipment and supplies with more than 500 displays for farmers, ranchers, and their wives to meet experts all on one level of over 150,000 square feet in the state-of-the-art CHI Health Center - Omaha. Since 1967, the Triumph of Ag Expo has been regarded as one of the finest indoor farm shows. The 2020 Expo is your opportunity before spring planting to save time and money, improve operations, yields, safety, efficiency and find the latest solutions.

Valmetal Group Acquires An American Company

Saint-Germain de Grantham – Quebec company Valmetal Group completed today its acquisition of California based company US Farm Systems, a manufacturer of manure handling and farm wastewater equipment.

Since the 1983 creation of its very first company, Valmetal Inc., Valmetal Group has experienced several phases of development through the acquisition of various companies. Over time, these transactions have allowed the group to offer its clients an increasing range of specialized equipment as well as to take on ever-larger markets. This latest transaction allows Valmetal Group to position itself as a global leader with the most comprehensive range of equipment for dairy animals. Read more

Venieri Wheeled Backhoe Loaders Deliver High Productivity

VF-Venieri earth moving machines, introduced to the U.S. market by importer Applied Machinery Sales (AMS), offers wheeled backhoe loaders – VF1.33B, VF10.33C, VF8.23F, VF10.23D – with several features and benefits that increase job site versatility and efficiency. Read more