Industry News

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

NEW YEAR, NEW Q-CATCH
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

AGRICULTURE COUNCIL OF AMERICA ANNOUNCES 2020 NATIONAL AG DAY ESSAY CONTEST THEME

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

AEM Hall Of Fame Inducts Mary Andringa Of Vermeer Corp.

MILWAUKEE — The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) announces the newest inductee to the AEM Hall of Fame: Mary Andringa of Vermeer Corp.

The AEM Hall of Fame recognizes individuals whose innovations, ideas and leadership have advanced the off-road equipment manufacturing industry and contributed to its success in the past and into tomorrow. Read more

Steffen Haegele Helps Lead Company Into The Future

With deep respect for the legacy he has inherited, Steffen Haegele is "very excited about the future" of Cleanfix and parent company Haegele GmbH, of Schorndorf, Germany. Read more

New Holland Agriculture Launches Charitable Component To The Great New Holland Haytools Giveaway

ONE OF THE INDUSTRY'S BIGGEST EQUIPMENT GIVEAWAYS EVER IN THE U.S. AND CANADA NOW INCLUDES CONTRIBUTIONS TO FFA AND 4-H CANADA

New Holland — New Holland, a leading agricultural and construction equipment manufacturer, is supporting agricultural non-profit organizations in the U.S. and Canada in conjunction with its Great New Holland Haytools Giveaway. The National FFA Foundation and 4-H Canada will be recognized as the beneficiaries in the U.S. and Canada respectively. For every entry New Holland receives, the brand, with a corporate match from CNH Industrial America LLC, will give $2 to FFA (if the entrant is located in the U.S.) and $2 to 4-H Canada (for entrants located in Canada) up to $100,000 USD. The final donations will be given in May 2020 at the conclusion of the giveaway. Read more