Equipment Stories


New Nutri-Placer Offers Wider Coverage

August 19, 2010

The new Case IH Nutri-Placer 940 anhydrous applicator features a heavy-duty welded frame design delivers large-acre productivity, even in the toughest field conditions. Heavy frame tubing runs the length of the frame, giving it more strength while also making it


GVM Upcoming Launches Include Totally Wired Prowler, Mechanical Sampling Probe

July 22, 2010

Equipment maker GVM Inc. is taking some bold steps forward this fall with the addition of a new Prowler and a yet-to-be-named mechanical sampling probe. The new Prowler, the E350, features a completely redesigned cab that provides outstanding visibility for


Cotton Grapple Simplifies Round Module Handling

July 6, 2010

The patent-pending JRB Cotton Grapple and Fork attachments by Paladin Construction Group fasten in seconds to provide excellent wheel loader flexibility for general farm and ginning needs, such as transportation, placement and wrap cutting. It was developed using innovative coupler


SSI Acquires Form-U-Share

June 9, 2010

Agribusiness software manufacturer Software Solutions Integrated (SSI), has acquired the assets and intellectual property of FUS Support, Inc., the Florence, AL-based developer of the Form-U-Share fertilizer blending software. The acquisition brings two of the industry’s premier formulation programs together under


New Leader Spreader A RoGator Exclusive

May 12, 2010

Highway Equipment Company, the leading manufacturer of New Leader multi-purpose agricultural spreaders, recently introduced the L4330G4 crop nutrient applicator. Engineered specifically for the AGCO RoGator chassis, the L4330G4 is a high output, large capacity spreader designed for flexibility and low


Greenleaf Updates Catalog, Website

April 22, 2010

Greenleaf Technologies has announced the availability of its new comprehensive Spray Nozzles and Accessories Catalog in addition to an updated website at The new catalog includes all products offered, accompanied by appropriate tabulation charts, application guidelines and other informative

AGCO to Reduce Number of Brands

November 24, 2009

The North American Equipment Dealers Assn. (NAEDA), announced that major brand changes were taking place within the AGCO Corp. of Duluth, GA. According to AGCO, the changes involve a new strategy that will result in the reduction of many of

North American Electric Enters Alliance with Lubbock Electric Co.

November 17, 2009

North American Electric, Inc. is proud to announce that it has entered into a strategic alliance with Lubbock Electric Company to market its Vertical Hollow Shaft Irrigation Motors as the first step in a larger relationship. Lubbock Electric Company has

Ace Introduces New FMC-75-HYD Poly Centrifugal Pump

October 27, 2009

Ace Pumps is introducing Ace FMC-75-HYD Series pumps. It is now possible for growers to replace 12V diaphragm pumps and roller pumps with this reliable new polypropylene model designed for starter fertilizer and small sprayer applications. The FMC-75-HYD combines the convenience

SeedMatrix Offers Variety Data Management

October 5, 2009

SeedMatrix is a web-based application that simplifies variety data management for seed companies by enabling users to analyze a myriad of seed test plot data in a simple format. Offered by PLAN, Inc., SeedMatrix currently handles variety data on cotton

Case Rolls Out Continuously Variable Transmission

September 8, 2009

The Case IH continuously variable transmission (CVT), now available on Case IH Magnum 180, 190, 210 and the new 225 tractors, delivers more. It offers more power and fuel efficiency while working at field speeds, pulling a load. The product

Ag Leader Enhances SMS Software Compatibility

September 1, 2009

Today, Ag Leader Technology, Inc., a leader in the development of precision farming solutions, announced new and enhanced industry file format support from the market-leading SMS Basic and SMS Advanced precision farming desktop software. With the release of Version 9.5,

Deere Reports Second Quarter Earnings of $472 Million

May 26, 2009

Deere & Company announced worldwide net income of $472.3 million, or $1.11 per share, for the second quarter ended April 30, compared with $763.5 million, or $1.74 per share, for the same period last year. For the first six months

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Crop Inputs

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