Industry News

New NAVIGATOR Model 6000 with 1600 Gallon Capacity

The new NAVIGATOR model follows the “value for money” design idea from the 3000, 3500, and 4000 models—providing extra capacity in both tank volume and boom size. Coupled with the introduction of some already known and well-proven HARDI-solutions mean that the new NAVIGATOR model be even easier to operate and more reliable then previous models! The NAVIGATOR 6000 is available with either the Eagle boom—80-120 ft—or the Force boom—132 ft.

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Superior Manufacturing To Give Away Farm Grain Bin in 2014

Superior Manufacturing is giving away a farm grain bin to people who register at the company’s booth during one of several industry tradeshows in 2014. The company will announce the winner of a 3607 Superior Bin Package in a random drawing on Aug. 1, 2014.

Superior’s 3607 farm bin has a 24,000-bushel capacity. Sturdy roof features withstand the harshest conditions, and Superior backs its bin roofs with the industry’s only lifetime roof warranty. No purchase is necessary to enter or win the 3607 Superior Bin Package, nor will a purchase increase chances of winning. All giveaway rules and regulations can be found at www.superiorbins.com. Read more

ANBO Manufacturing - The Grapple Guys

ANBO offers the most comprehensive grapple product line for tractors and skid steers available in the world. The company has a grapple for every model and size of machine. The customer can select a grapple based upon horsepower rating, bucket size and breakout force.

They can customize the product based upon the type of work it will be used for: rock and root digging, surface rake or tilling, high volume brush, and debris clean up. ANBO allows the customer to define the tine spacing (6″, 8″, and 12″) and tine thickness based upon the soil type and the usage model. They offer a fast turn around and custom mounts to fit their product on any machine.  Read more

Great Plains Develops Industry First 60-foot Planter

Great Plains proudly introduced the industry’s first 60' planter with the ability to plant 15" and Twin-Row 30". The YP-2425 features a floating hitch design that provides the flexibility to meet challenging terrain. Yet, the 60' Yield-Pro model easily folds to a transport width of only 13′ 6″.

The YP-2425 Planter can be equipped with two 82-bushel poly hoppers or two seed company’s bulk seed boxes. Like all Yield-Pro Planters, the YP-2425 uses air to gently move seed from the bulk hopper to the individual row meters. Choose from the Air-Pro Seed Metering System, Precision Planting Population Max (Finger Pickup), or the Singulator-Plus Meter. Read more

New John Deere Mid-Frame E-Series Skid Steer Loaders and Compact Track Loaders

John Deere's newest additions to the E-Series line of skid steer loaders and compact track loaders feature design and performance enhancements based on customer feedback. The machines include upgraded boom performance, auxiliary lines that are integrated through the boom for improved visibility and added protection, and cab improvements aimed at improving operator and machine productivity, uptime, and lower daily operating costs.

Other new features include connect-under-pressure auxiliary hydraulic couplers and courtesy lighting that stays on up to 90 seconds after the engine is shut down, illuminating the way for easier exists out of dark barns or after-hour jobsites. Read more

A.T. Ferrell adds Screen Production to its Product Offering

A.T. Ferrell Company, the name behind the iconic Clipper seed-cleaning brand, announces it has added perforated metal screen production to its facility in Bluffton, Indiana. In addition to punching screens in-house for its entire Clipper machinery line, the new screen production capabilities also allow customers to purchase a growing supply of competitor screens.

“We’ve listened to our customers and they are looking for high-quality, American-made screens that carry the trusted Clipper name,” says Steve Stuller, President of A.T. Ferrell Company. “This is an exciting venture for us and a new chapter to help our customers gain access to screens they can rely on.” A.T. Ferrell plans to grow this division over the coming years. Read more

AGCO Releases New AgCommand Integration with Raven Slingshot

AGCO announced a new AgCommand integration with the Raven Industries’ Slingshot system connected to its Fuse Technologies initiative. The ability to integrate AgCommand and Slingshot will provide growers with a more seamless experience by enabling their fleet and data management tools to sync together via the AgCommand website. Read more

DeLaval Remote Farm Support a Hit With Dairy Farmers

As modern dairy farms become increasingly advanced, remote support is rapidly gaining popularity according to DeLaval, leading supplier of solutions that improve milking performance on farms. With DeLaval Remote Farm Connection, RFC, dairies can reduce on-farm visits from their advisory team and improve the rate at which they receive fast, actionable advice. DeLaval RFC provides secured networking and Internet connection for dairy producers looking to remotely obtain farm data or give external parties access to their farm’s computer Read more

Sukup Now Offers Support Tower Structures

Sukup is expanding its Material Handling line-up with the addition of Support Tower Structures. Sukup Towers are ideal for supporting Sukup Bucket Elevators. They also may be used to attach conveyor catwalks or support a Sukup Double-Run or a Sukup Distributor.

Angled cross bracing and square tubing corner posts provide solid support for various heights, seismic zones, and wind speeds. The cross bracing is located high on the base section to allow for easy access to the equipment inside the tower. Sukup Towers are available with both switchback and wrap around stairs.

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Kinze Announces the World’s First Electric Multi-Hybrid Concept Planter

In order to help farmers optimize their seed hybrids and increase their yields, Kinze Manufacturing, Inc. has announced the world’s first electric multi-hybrid concept planter. Multi-hybrid technology provides farmers with the ability to change the seed hybrid they are planting automatically as the planter moves through the field. Instead of selecting an average seed variety for use across an entire field, seed hybrids can be selected and automatically planted to suit different field management zones.  Read more