CONVERSION KITS—Schaffert Mfg. & Sales introduces the improved, G2 2x2 Fertilizer
Disc Conversion Kit for older style planters. This new kit will allow older style Kinze, John Deere 7000,7100,7200 and 7300 planters to use the G2 Fertilizer Disc. After much demand we designed a new bracket that will work like the newer John Deere Planters. Also new for all 2013 model G2 Fertilizer Disc is the new adjustable trash deflector and mud scraper, and the new mounting brackets that will give the G2 at least 2 inches more clearance under the tail section of the planter. For more information, call 800-382-2607 or visit www.schaffert.com.
APP ON THE GO—AGCO announced its latest global mobile application is built to serve agriculture professionals
on-the-go, allowing them to manage their operation from anywhere, anytime. AGCOMMAND is a complete end-to-end wireless information solution that provides actionable machine information for professional
farmers and their dealers to support improved operations. With more than 13 new features in the core telemetry service, including new baler-specific functions that benefit hay and forage farmers, the enhanced fleet management capabilities allow users to more productively manage their operation. AGCOMMAND telemetry service for remote machine monitoring is available as an option on Challenger, Massey Ferguson and Valtra tractors, harvesting and application equipment as well as fleet vehicles. The new AGCOMMAND app is available as a free download in the Apple App Store. The simple, yet powerful iOS application for both iPhone and iPad is easy to use and is available in 15 languages. For more information, call a local dealer, or visit www.agcotechnologies.com/naen/AGCOMMAND.htm.
TWIN-ROW PLANTERS—Case IH Twin-Row planters allow producers to increase plant populations without having to make any new investments or major modifications to existing harvesting or spraying equipment. Instead, change your planter and everything else remains the same as it was with 30-inch, 36-inch, 38-inch or 40-inch rows. The concept involves staggering seed in two rows, eight inches apart. Therefore, a corn head set for 30-inch, 36-inch, 38-inch or 40-inch rows can harvest twin rows at the same time. For 2013, Case IH will offer the 825A3P, 4025A3PS, 1225A FF and 1625A FF models featuring twin-row setups. For more information, circle D on the Reader Reply Coupon, call a local dealer, or visit www.caseih.com.
NEW BUILDINGS—BRITESPAN Building Systems Inc announces the new APEX Building Series. This new building design combines features from both the Atlas and Genesis Buildings. The APEX Building Series is ideal for the 80’ and 100’ wide market. The APEX can be constructed to any length required and can easily be extended down the road. The design of the APEX provides exceptional sidewall clearance making it ideal for large equipment
storage, commodity storage, salt/sand storage and livestock barns. The APEX building can be customized to suit your building needs with doors, ends, ventilation and various foundation options. For more information, call 620-229-3555 or visit www.britespanbuildings.com.
Broad spectrum insect control now available
Row-crop producers have relied on COBALT insecticide for years to provide effective insect control. With the development of COBALT Advanced, producers now have a more powerful, low-odor tool that offers fast knockdown and residual control of a broader spectrum of insects.
COBALT Advanced delivers high performance control of a broad spectrum of insects in soybeans, corn, wheat and alfalfa. Insects controlled include aphids, beetles and spider mites in soybeans; corn rootworm beetles, cutworms and aphids in corn; aphids, beetles and grasshoppers in wheat; and weevils, aphids and leafhoppers in alfalfa.
"If you're spraying at the appropriate application rate, you can expect COBALT Advanced to provide quick knockdown of all of the primary pests in these crops," said Dr. Erin Hodgson, Extension entomologist at Iowa State University.
The two modes of action found in COBALT Advanced quickly knock down targeted insects, provide long-lasting residual control and help ensure effective resistance management. The new low-odor formulation benefits applicators working near urban centers.
The improved formulation of COBALT Advanced insecticide offers greater tank-mix compatibility with nutrients, adjuvants and other pesticides, including fungicides. A planned approach of mixing COBALT Advanced with an effective fungicide can help control both insects and diseases with a single application.
COBALT Advanced is formulated using a unique technology that helps ensure that both active ingredients are present in every droplet. This formulation assures that fields are receiving an equal distribution of both modes of action for increased insect control.
For more information, call a local sales representative, or visit www.CobaltAdvanced.com.
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