Industry News

Making A Cowman's Best Time Of The Year...even Better


The favorite time of the year for cow calf producers has long been established as being the calving season. That is when the anticipated results of the previous year's breeding program decisions are realized. Jeff Creamer, Lazy JB Angus, a calf catcher owner, refers to his calving season as "Christmas Time." Whether the new calves hitting the ground are from AI, ET or the valued herd sire battery, there is no one-time of the year that a cowman looks forward to more. Read more

Applied Machinery Sales Adds Airo Aerial Platforms

Rock Hill, SC – Applied Machinery Sales (AMS), expands its offering of material handling solutions with the introduction of AIRO MEWPs (Mobile Elevation Work Platforms) to the US market.

AMS will distribute a wide range of AIRO's aerial platform models across five categories for indoor and outdoor use: scissor, vertical mast stock pickers, spider, telescopic, and articulating. Most models are available in either diesel or electric power. Rough terrain versions are available across model lines, also.

The popular scissor lifts offer the most expansive selection with compact, narrow, standard, and heavy duty models. Lift heights range from 22'11" up to 62'4". Read more

Service Line, Inc. Announces Expansion At Its Reedsburg, Wi Manufacturing Facility For Hanen Automatic Solar-powered Cattle Feeders

Reedsburg, WI: In response to increased demand for its product line of automatic programmable cattle and livestock feeders, Service Line, Inc., a Reedsburg, WI based manufacturer, announced completion of new expanded facilities at their corporate headquarters.

The new expansion is designed to provide the additional capacity required for new programmable cattle and livestock feeder models, and other products for anticipated business growth.

Dave Barney, president of Service Line, Inc. comments, "I constantly strive to provide controlled nutrition that will result in high quality animals". Read more

MAY WES Introduces Uhmw Poly Clean Out Doors For Combine Grain Elevators


May Wes is pleased to introduce its new Clean Out Doors for combine grain elevators. Manufactured from slick and durable UHMW poly, May Wes Clean Out Doors improve crop flow and protect clean grain elevator doors by eliminating dirt buildup. With prices starting at $93 for a complete kit, May Wes Clean Out Doors are an affordable replacement for worn out steel clean out doors, also known as return auger doors, and cost about 50 percent less than OEM replacement clean out doors. May Wes durable and long-lasting UHMW poly clean out doors will not rust.

New Snoot Boots Extend Life Of JOHN DEERE, CASE IH, NEW HOLLAND Corn Head Snout Points Heavy Duty Snout Protectors Feature Reflective Strip For Combine Operator Convenience

Hutchinson, Minnesota – May Wes, a leading supplier of aftermarket agricultural parts, is pleased to introduce its new Snoot Boots for John Deere, Case IH and New Holland corn head snout points. Read more

New Fox Versaplow Skid-steer Mounted Plows Offer Multiple Plowing Functions

MANKATO, Minn. – The new Fox™ VersaPlow™ combines the functions of a box-style containment pusher, a backdrag containment box, and a conventional snowplow into a single unit that mounts to a skid-steer or compact loader. Designed for retail parking lots, apartments, municipal campuses and industrial areas, the Fox VersaPlow is available in 8-foot and 10-foot blade widths with a steel trip-edge or urethane resilient-edge. Read more

Kuhn North America, Inc., Announces Partnership With 4r Nutrient Stewardship

Kuhn North America, Inc., is pleased to announce its partnership with 4R Nutrient Stewardship.

Stewardship provides a framework to achieve cropping system goals such as increased production, greater profitability, enhanced environmental protection and improved sustainability. To achieve those goals, the 4R concept incorporates the principles of applying the right fertilizer source at the right rate, at the right time and in the right place. Read more

CLAAS Technology Leadership To Be Showcased On American Farmer TV Series


OMAHA, Neb. — May 31, 2018 — CLAAS of America announces that the American Farmer program will focus on the company and its innovative equipment technologies in an upcoming episode as part of its series on agriculture and farming. The program will be produced in the coming months and air on RFD-TV in the fall of 2018. Read more

BRP Recalls All-terrain Vehicles Due To Fuel Leak And Fire Hazard (Recall Alert)

• Name of product: 2018 Can-Am Outlander and Renegade all-terrain vehicles (ATVs)
• Hazard: Fuel can spray from the fuel tank when opening the gas cap, posing a fuel leak and fire hazard.
• Remedy: Repair
• Recall date: June 29, 2018
• Units: About 13,300

Consumer Contact: BRP toll-free at 888-272-9222 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Sunday or online at and click on "Owner Center" and then "Safety" for more information.

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MAY WES Introduces New G4 Stalk Stompers For Combine Corn Heads G4 Stalk Stompers 25% Lighter, More Compact, Much Faster To Install, Remove

May Wes, a leading manufacturer and supplier of aftermarket poly agricultural equipment, proudly introduces the new G4 Stalk Stomper for more efficient and effective stalk leveling.

Based on farmer feedback, the G4 Stalk Stomper features a simplified and space-saving torsion design that eliminates the spring, chain, pivot bolt and other bulky features found in most Stalk Stompers, making it much easier for one person to install, remove and reposition for transport or storage. Read more