Equipment Stories


The Evolution of the U.S. Ginning Industry

July 1, 2013

If Eli Whitney could walk into a modern cotton gin, he might have a hard time recognizing his contribution to the industry. But he would probably also be fascinated with its evolution, speed and efficiency. Much like the production side


New Products Minimize Energy and Water Consumption

November 28, 2012

Given all of the uncertainty mills have to deal with on a daily basis – such as the price of their raw materials on one end of the chain and changing consumer preferences on the other – any aspects of


New Holland Becomes Official Ag Equipment of NASCAR

September 18, 2012

In a joint announcement at the NASCAR Fuel for Business Council meeting in Chicago, New Holland became the Official Agricultural Equipment of NASCAR. New Holland, the latest NASCAR Official Partner, has served the needs of farmers and ranchers across North


Reiter Seminar Discusses Up-to-Date Spinning Technologies

August 29, 2012

A new Rieter seminar conveys up-to-date knowledge on different spinning technologies. Participants receive comprehensive documentation of samples and other tools for sales. Rieter is approaching yarn buyers, sellers and dealers with a completely new offer. During a 2-day seminar participants


Wireless Irrigation Technology Increases Efficiency, Availability

February 14, 2012

With water use efficiency and availability becoming more critical in all aspects of production agriculture, Cotton Incorporated-funded research continues to evaluate and guide the development of cutting-edge irrigation technologies for cotton. The practical value of classic irrigation monitoring methods has


Limit Power-Hop On Your Tractor

January 6, 2012

In farming, productivity means profitability, and when your tractor isn’t performing like it should, it could mean lost dollars. One factor that can severely inhibit productivity is power hop — a bouncing effect a tractor sometimes experiences when pulling a

Kubota Sells 1.5 Million Units in the United States

August 2, 2011

As Kubota Corporation, Osaka, Japan, begins to celebrate 40 years in the United States, the global equipment manufacturer hits another milestone as its U.S. distributor Kubota Tractor Corporation, Torrance, Calif., announces it has retailed 1.5 million Kubota units in America.

Farmers’ Forecast Helps Growers with Mid-Year Management

June 21, 2011

Farmers have already seen numerous adverse weather trends this year that have had a major impact on the planting decisions made on their farms. As critical mid-season management decisions approach, farmers can continue to count on Farmers’ Forecast at for

Red Wing Releases Payroll Software Upgrades

April 26, 2011

Red Wing Software, Inc. announces the release of CenterPoint Payroll Software version 7. The new version provides enhancements across the entire program from processes and setup to over 35 expanded reports. Users will find the software more flexible and intuitive

HARDI, Ag Leader Release HC 9500 Controller

April 13, 2011

Ag Leader Technology, Inc., and global sprayer specialist HARDI INTERNATIONAL A/S announced a cooperative effort to bring greater performance, productivity and profitability to the market with the introduction of the HC 9500 controller, a customized display available on select HARDI

GVM Adds To AgJunction Team

January 20, 2011

GVM recently announced the addition of Devron VonGunden to the GVM AgJunction team. With over six years experience in the agricultural industry, Devron has built a vast understanding of the fundamental processes used within the industry through direct relations with

Deere Introduces New Name for Financial Services Division

October 26, 2010

Deere and Company is introducing a new name – John Deere Financial – for its business unit that offers credit and other financial services. The change is being made to better represent the full breadth of products and services offered

GVM?s Latest Applicator Is Tech Ready

August 26, 2010

GVM Inc. recently introduced its newest addition to its manufactured line of custom application equipment, the E350 Prowler, at the 2010 Midwest Ag Industries Expo in Bloomington, Illinois. The E350 Prowler features an electronic monitoring system that displays machine diagnostics

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Increase Irrigation Efficiency – and Profit – with LEPA System

August 7, 2014

A recent AgriLife Research study showed that growers who were not utilizing LEPA sprinkler systems in their irrigation program could be losing up to $100 per acre in yield.

Crop Inputs

New Cotton Webcasts Focus on Irrigation and Foliar Disease Management

July 18, 2014

Two new webcasts focusing on crop protection and irrigation management have been added to the Focus on Cotton online webcast resource, developed by Cotton Incorporated and the Plant Management Network.

Cotton Production

UAVs Could Be Game Changers for Growers and Consultants

June 2, 2014

There’s an increasing buzz in the air as the number of potential commercial uses for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles continues to grow.

Cotton Production

Get the Buzz on UAVs at Delta AgTech Symposium July 7-8

May 15, 2014

If you want to know how UAVs could impact your farming operation or business, check out the Delta AgTech Symposium: Advancing UAVs in Agriculture July 7-8 in Memphis, TN.

Cotton Production

John Deere Introduces New Module-Building CS690 Cotton Stripper

April 7, 2014

Innovative design speeds harvest, reduces labor and downtime, protects yields and increases operator comfort.

Cotton Production

New Broadcast Spray-Hoods Help Reduce Drift, Improve Coverage

March 28, 2014

A new line of broadcast spray-hoods will offer growers greater drift control while also improving the spray coverage and efficacy of the chemicals being applied.

Cotton Production

Protect Your Profits: Revolutionary Harvesters Could Save You Money

January 8, 2014

As 2014 begins, it’s clear that cotton growers will be looking for cost-cutting efficiencies to help them remain productive and profitable, regardless of acreage and/or market prices. Our Cotton Grower editors recently outlined five topics to help growers protect their

Cotton Production

Protect Your Profits: Save Money and Time with Remote Management Irrigation

January 3, 2014

As 2014 begins, it’s clear that cotton growers will be looking for cost-cutting efficiencies to help them remain productive and profitable, regardless of acreage and/or market prices. Our Cotton Grower editors recently outlined five topics to help growers protect their

Crop Inputs

AGCO Launches New Customer Support Service

January 2, 2014

AGCO has established the Fuse Contact Center, a new customer support resource to assist customers with setup, calibration and operation of AGCO precision agriculture and machine communication technology products. In North America, customers can reach the Fuse Contact Center by

Cotton Production

Valley Irrigation Offers New Cable Theft Deterrent Product

December 30, 2013

Valley Irrigation is adding the innovative Proof Positive Span Cable to its line of cable theft deterrent products. Copper theft is a global epidemic, and agricultural irrigation equipment is particularly vulnerable to copper theft. Thieves often grab long spans of

Cotton Production

Handle Round Modules With Care

September 6, 2013

On-board module builders have been a boon to cotton producers in terms of time, cost savings and efficiency. And as much as the equipment has impacted harvest time in the field, its quick adoption by growers has also led to