MachineFinder NEWS for Agriculture
- 2018 Ag Progress Days to Feature Commercial Exhibits and Machinery Demos
From August 14-16, Penn State’s Ag Progress Days will be packed with both commercial and educational exhibits.
- John Deere Pavilion Set to Welcome Kids of All Ages at Learn and Play Day July 21
Children of all ages will be welcome to enjoy a Learn and Play Day on Saturday, July 21 at the John Deere Pavilion in Illinois.
- John Deere Attractions and Contributions Named to Illinois Top 200 List
John Deere has been included amongst the best of Illinois on the "Top 200" list commemorating the state's 200th birthday.
- John Deere 9R Tractor Lineup Receives Technology and Performance Upgrades for 2019
John Deere has announced several new updates to its model year 2019 lineup of 9R, 9RT, and 9RX Tractors.
- ISU Researchers Find Twitter to Be Effective Tool for Mapping Pests and Crop Diseases
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach faculty and researchers have published a new study which highlights the significance of Twitter for identifying the spread of pests and pathogens.
- John Deere Selects Three Finalists of 2018 “Small Machines. Big Impact.” Contest
John Deere has announced the selection of three finalists for its second annual “Small Machines. Big Impact.” contest which kicked off earlier this year.
- UNL Extension Educators Offer Tips for Cleaning Agricultural Sprayers
UNL Extension Educators have offered tips for keeping agricultural sprayers clean and working throughout the season.
- UNL Researchers Offer Tips for Optimal Wheat Forage Production
Researchers at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln are offering livestock producers tips for optimal wheat forage production. To learn more about these options, contact the Nebraska Extension offices or visit the CropWatch.unl.edu and Beef.unl.edu websites.
- Historic John Deere Site Welcomes Guests for 2018 Special Events
Guests are welcomed to enjoy a season of special events at the John Deere Historic Site starting on Sunday, June 24. To learn more about these events or this venue, visit www.VisitJohnDeere.com.
- UNL Extension Specialists Encourage Producers to be Alert for Insects in Emerging Corn
As insects begin to emerge across the country, corn producers have been advised to look for plant damage in order to assess which insects pose a threat.
- UGA Agronomist Details Benefits of Crop Rotation When Growing Peanuts
Scott Tubbs, University of Georgia Tifton campus’ research cropping system agronomist for peanuts, has advised that farmers rotate their crops regularly in order to find the most success. For more information, visit the UGA Extension publications site at extension.uga.edu/publications.html.
- John Deere 2430 Chisel Plow and 2430C Nutrient Applicator to Improve Field Performance
John Deere has introduced the 2430 Chisel Plow and 2430C Nutrient Applicator, specifically designed to improve precision and productivity for producers on the job.
- John Deere to Construct Test Lab for Spraying and Applications Technology at ISU
Deere and Company have announced plans to develop a new facility for the purpose of designing and testing agricultural spraying and applications technology.
- John Deere Introduces R4044 Sprayer to Reduce Crop and Soil Impact
John Deere has officially debuted the R4044 sprayer, specifically designed to reduce crop and soil impact. More information on the sprayer, which will be available for order in June, can be found by contacting your local John Deere dealer or visiting JohnDeere.com/ag.
- John Deere Diesel Engines Headline 2019 Updates to Hagie Sprayers
John Deere and Hagie Manufacturing have announced that they will update model year 2019 Hagie sprayers to improve performance and functionality. For more information, speak to your local John Deere dealer or visit www.JohnDeere.com/ag.
- Purdue Extension Specialists Offer Hay Conservation Tips to Livestock Producers
Purdue Extension specialists are offering their advice to livestock producers regarding hay conservation due to low spring temperatures.
- MU Extension Corn Specialist Advises Producers to Remain Patient Ahead of Planting
A cold April in Missouri has meant corn planting is pushed back until the soil warms up and can produce high yields. For more information, visit the University of Missouri Extension website.
- PrecisionAg Professional Lists 25 Best Colleges and Universities for Precision Agriculture
PrecisionAg has published a list of top 25 colleges and universities for precision agriculture based on feedback from industry experts. To see the full list, visit www.precisionag.com.
- University of Illinois Ag Economist Discusses Prospects for 2018 Crop Acreage
Crop acreage for corn and soybeans in 2018 will largely depend on a number of factors, including how much acreage is actually available for planting this spring as well as weather conditions.
- MU Extension Advises Producers to be Patient with Fescue Ahead of Spring Grazing
Waiting for fescue to grow will not only protect cattle against the risk of fescue toxicosis but can also ensure thicker grass strands that are devoid of weeds when managed properly.