Industry News

Manure Constituent Sensing now available with John Deere HarvestLab™ 3000

New feature measures N, P, K values and more for liquid manure applied as fertilizer  Read more

Legacy Building Solutions Adds Pat Hamilton as Design & Project Consultant

PAT HAMILTON TO SERVE MILITARY CUSTOMERS WORLDWIDE

South Haven – Legacy Building Solutions (Legacy), a premier manufacturer of custom fabric structures, is pleased to announce Pat Hamilton has joined the organization as a Building & Project Design Consultant for the military industry.

Hamilton comes to Legacy with 18 years of tactical sales experience in military and public sector services. In his new role, Hamilton will work with customers in the military sector to provide them with engineered fabric structures on a rigid steel frame. Legacy's buildings are custom designed for a variety of applications, including hangars, wash-down and POL shelters, LAMS, and repair and maintenance facilities.

"Legacy's buildings exceed the usual standard for safety, quality and efficiency," said Hamilton. "I look forward to working with everyone and expanding the industry." Read more

Join Midwest Dairy Farmers In Celebrating Wholesome, Simple And Delicious Dairy Products

 

This June, when you put that milk on your cereal, that cheese on your pizza or yogurt in your morning smoothie, it's a great time to raise your bowl, slice or glass to the 7,000 dairy farmers throughout the Midwest who bring you the delicious dairy products you love in celebration of National Dairy Month! Read more

New York Ag! Theme Set For New York Farm Bureau Foundation For Agricultural Education Center At 2019 Empire Farm Days

Seneca Falls – The New York Farm Bureau (NYFB) Foundation for Agricultural Education and the NYFB State Promotion and Education Committee have announced plans for the Farm Bureau Family Education Center at the August 6-8, 2019 Empire Farm Days in Seneca Falls, N.Y. New York Ag! will be the theme of the education area that showcases the diversity of the farming industry in New York State.

"Every year we plan a full menu of agricultural education for visitors of all ages along with providing a place to relax. The tent will have a new look and updated exhibits and materials for the 2019 Farm Days," says NYFB Foundation for Agricultural Education Managing Director Sandie Prokop. Read more

2019 Farm Progress Show To Host Soil Judging Contest For Illinois And Indiana FFA Students

ILLINOIS AND INDIANA FFA STUDENTS HAVE A CHANCE TO DEMONSTRATE THEIR SOILS JUDGING SKILLS AND WIN SOME CASH PRIZES AT THE SOIL JUDGING CONTEST AT THE 2019 FARM PROGRESS SHOW THAT WILL BE HELD IN DECATUR, ILLINOIS. THE CONTEST WILL BE HELD AUG. 27 AND THE 2019 SHOW DATES ARE AUG. 27-29. FULL DETAILS ARE ON THE SHOW WEBSITE AT www.FarmProgressShow.com

The 2019 Farm Progress Show will host a competitive soil judging contest for Illinois and Indiana FFA chapters at its show site near Decatur, IL. The contest will be held Tuesday, August 27, the first day of the show. The 2019 show dates are August 27, 28 and 29. FFA chapter advisors should pre-register their teams with the form posted on the show website, FarmProgressShow.com. Deadline for team registration is Aug. 14. Read more

Minnesota Farmfest 2019 Announces Second Annual National Anthem Contest

IDEAg Group LLC announces its second-annual National Anthem Contest for this year's Minnesota Farmfest. Farmfest will take place Aug. 6-8 in Redwood County, Minnesota; the deadline to apply for the contest is July 5.

The winner of the contest will be invited to sing the national anthem at Gate 2 on the opening day of Farmfest, Tuesday, Aug. 6, at 8:00 a.m. Central. The performance will livestream on the Farmfest social media pages. The winner will receive free entry to Farmfest for him/herself and up to three guests. Read more

AEM Announces Winners Of Statistics Outstanding Merit Awards

EQUIPMENT MARKET REPORTS PROVIDE TIMELY, ACCURATE BENCHMARKING & PLANNING DATA

MILWAUKEE – The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has recognized 48 member manufacturers with Statistics Outstanding Merit Awards for exemplary participation in AEM equipment-specific data reporting programs.

Their performance enhances the association's ability to deliver meaningful benchmarking and business-planning information to members.

"We salute our award winners for their ongoing dedication, which is integral to the success of the Statistics Program," said AEM Senior Director of Statistics Mike Lietke. "We encourage all AEM members in the association's statistics programs to actively participate and have their voices heard; these are their programs and their input is vital to offering optimum value to all participants." Read more

Introducing The Ez Oil Drain Valve For Farm Tractors!

The EZ Oil Drain Valve replaces the conventional oil drain plugs to simplify oil changing. Once installed, just turn the lever to drain oil. It's that easy. Turn the lever back to close position, and it locks closed to prevent accidental openings. The valve is solid brass construction with chrome plated brass ball valve, nickel plated for extra protection.

Optional Hose Ends can be added to enable connection to a hose, for clean and spill free oil draining. L-shaped Hose End is available for engines with limited clearance, to prevent the hose from kinking. A small oil sample can be drawn for oil analysis. The EZ valve comes in 30 different thread sizes, covering cars, trucks, industrial engines, farm tractors, and other equipment engines. Read more

Ag Leader Builds Upon AgFiniti Platform With Tools To Connect The Operation And Aid In Decision Making On The Go

AGFINITI® ADDS LIVE FIELD INFORMATION AND ACTIVITY TRACKING, PLUS PRESCRIPTION AND ANALYTICS TOOLS AND EXPANDED COMPATIBILITY ACROSS MOBILE DEVICES

In 2019, Ag Leader has introduced several new tools to its full-farm connectivity platform, AgFiniti. These tools are aimed at connecting the entire operation, making it possible for all people, displays and devices to have access to the right information at the right time, boosting productivity while adding confidence to the many decisions made every day.than 60,000 tickets. Fans flooded Freedom Hall for five pulls, which drew the nation's top drivers as they competed for the title of Grand Champion and $275,000 in prize money. Read more

A "Helping Hand" For Zero-Turn Mowers

Getting on and off zero-turn riding mowers can be tricky, our support bar known as the DONBAR makes it easier for operators of all ages.

Originally developed to aid our father who was struggling with Parkinson's disease, the bar gave him the needed stability to get on and off his zero turn mower, allowing him years of enjoyment, being able to get out and continue to mow his own lawn. Read more