MachineFinder NEWS for Agriculture
- AgriVision Equipment Employees to Discuss Ag Equipment Market on U.S. Farm Report’s Machinery Pete Show
On the weekend of Aug. 20, the U.S. Farm Report will air a roundtable discussion hosted at AgriVision Equipment in Winterset, Ia.
- U.S. Corn and Soybean Growers Expected to Harvest Record-High Crops in 2016
According to the USDA’s early August “Crop Production” report, U.S. corn and soybean growers may achieve record-high crop totals this year.
- PGA Tour Arrives at TPC Deere Run for 2016 John Deere Classic
The PGA Tour is making its annual stop at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Ill., for the playing of the 2016 John Deere Classic from August 11-14.
- University of Nebraska-Lincoln Offers Suggested Winter Wheat Seeding Dates for Highest Yields
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has offered tips for winter wheat producers on seeding and how to increase their potential for higher yields.
- South Dakota State University to Offer First Four-Year Precision Agriculture Degree
SDSU announced on June 30 that they have approved a new precision agriculture undergraduate degree program.
- 2016 Missouri State Fair Set to Celebrate 58th Farm Family Day
The Missouri State Fair is slated to celebrate its 58th Farm Bureau/Farm Family Day on Aug. 15.
- 2016 Minnesota Farmfest Puts Spotlight on Agriculture Innovation
The 2016 Minnesota Farmfest has officially kicked off and will focus on agriculture innovation throughout the week.
- John Deere 6E Series Recognized as Efficiency-Boosting Utility Tractor by BEEF Magazine
In an article published in BEEF Magazine on July 28, John Deere’s 6E Series was recognized for its efficiency-boosting capabilities.
- Penn State’s 2016 Ag Progress Days Set to Have Something for Everyone
Penn State is set to host three days of agricultural activities as a part of its “Ag Progress Days” event, held every year in August.
- Soul and Vibe Releases Johnny Tractor Bedtime-Themed Interactive Storybook
Soul and Vibe Interactive Inc. announced on July 21 that it had released “Goodnight, Johnny Tractor.”
- 2016 Iowa State Fair to Feature Series of Agricultural Education Activities
Agricultural education will be a prominent theme at the 2016 Iowa State Fair, with activities hosted at the John Deere Agriculture Building.
- University of Kentucky Crop Specialists Comment on Successful 2016 Wheat Growing Season
University of Kentucky crop specialists recently commented on the successful 2016 wheat growing season and discussed contributing factors.
- John Deere Historic Site ‘Hammer In’ to Pay Tribute to First Steel Plow and Blacksmithing
John Deere announced on July 12 that it will host “Hammer In” between Aug. 6 and 7 at the John Deere Historic Site in Grand Detour, Ill.
- Cornell Small Farms Program to Host Series of Soil Health Seminars at 2016 Empire Farm Days
Cornell University agriculture specialists will present soil health seminars at Empire Farm Days.
- 'On the Road with Machinery Pete' Pairs with Lasseter Equipment to Discuss Southeast Used Ag Equipment Market
U.S. Farm Report announced on July 11 that they will air a new roundtable discussion featuring Lasseter Equipment during the weekend of July 16.
- Variety Locator and Other Tools Added to John Deere Operations Center Before Fall Harvest
John Deere has rolled out new software for the John Deere Operations Center, offering additional features like Variety Locator for the fall harvest.
- NASS: U.S. Soybean Acreage Hits Record High in 2016
The NASS announced that U.S. soybean planted area estimates have reached a record high of 83.7 million acres in 2016.
- TDA and USDA Agreement to Provide In-Season Crop Estimates for Texas Agriculture
The NASS has entered an agreement with the TDA to begin providing in-season district-level estimates on crop acreage.
- 9th Annual Learn & Play Day Invites Kids of All Ages to John Deere Pavilion
John Deere recently announced that it will host its ninth annual Learn and Play Day on Saturday, July 16, at the John Deere Pavilion in Moline, Ill.
- Inaugural AgriVision Equipment Group Precision Agriculture Summer Academy Underway
A total of 24 high school students will be able to participate in the AgriVision Equipment Group Precision Agriculture Summer Academy.