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Watering livestock can pose dangers and health issues to them. When drinking stagnant, standing water, livestock are susceptible to West Nile and Zika virus because the water can attract mosquitoes carrying the viruses. Algae collecting in the stagnant water is another problem, bringing bact…

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Bobcat Company, West Fargo, North Dakota, is widening its attachment offerings with the introduction of the new small-articulated loader utility bucket. The Bobcat small-articulated loader utility bucket is ideal for standard-duty grading and leveling. Its material handling helps minimize wo…

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Performance results from 2019 show corn and soybean growers how MiravisNeo fungicide from Syngenta, Greensboro, North Carolina, is a dependable disease-fighting tool. Crops that received an application of Miravis Neo withstood pressure from the challenging corn and soybean diseases. During a…

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CIBO, a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based developer of a land intelligence platform that delivers objective, science-driven intelligence about hundreds of millions of acres of farmland, recently launched its industry-changing solution.

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Vermeer, Pella, Iowa, has four premier balers available in its 604 line. The 604R Premium offers a net lift system that allows operators to lift rolls into the back of the baler using an electric thumb control, an auto-eject system to automatically open and close the tailgate, an increased b…

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Designed for maximum convenience and versatility, the new LiftMaster 4000 lift table from LiftWise, Waco, Texas, has a fully lowered height of only 8.5 inches. It can be used to lift and lower a variety of parts into the ideal position for maintenance, service and other needs. Featuring a lo…

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An effective way to reduce the spread of deadly viruses where poultry and livestock frequent is through increased hygiene and the use of natural biosecurity solutions, like ABSORB PLUS and AgFlu distributed by Brookside Agra, O’Fallon, Illinois, in partnership with a European manufacturer. A…

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The Air-O-Lator Corporation, Grandview, Missouri, now offers color-changing lights for the company’s Legacy, Ready and Platinum Font N’Aire lines. These lights are operable via Bluetooth wireless mobile technology and allow customers to customize their light displays. The color-changing ligh…

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Iowa county fairs are adapting to the pandemic in a wide range of ways—shortening schedules, cutting out concerts and fireworks, and even postponing until 2021 altogether. But one constant is the need to adapt 4-H/FFA shows to reward the work of the members while providing for their safety.

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AgTrax, an industry-leading grain accounting software firm based in Hutchinson, Kansas, has announced its new Elevate advanced bin management software, which provides real-time bin inventory management of commodity volumes and average grading factors.

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For the agricultural industry, storage and warehousing is essential to hold and preserve goods from the time they are produced until they shipped to distribution centers and eventually to retailers for consumption.

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Burrowing rodents like gophers, ground hogs and prairie dogs can cause much damage to property including building foundations, slabs, airport runways and landscaping. Hay and crop fields lose productivity and burrows can damage field equipment, even breaking axles. Livestock can be injured s…

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GrassWorks Manufacturing, Lincoln, Arkansas, is offering the latest in weed control with its Weed Wiper product. The Weed Wiper eliminates any drift and drip concerns that could fall on valuable legumes, grasses or crops. The GrassWorks Weed Wiper weed control system is different from any ot…

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Bayer, Leverkusen, Germany, announced on its website on June 24 a series of agreements that will substantially resolve major outstanding Monsanto litigation, including the United States’ Roundup product liability litigation, dicamba drift litigation and PCB water litigation.

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John Deere has added two new models of X series combines to its 2021 harvesting lineup to help large-scale farmers thresh, separate and clean more bushels per hour or harvest more acres per day, even under changing conditions, without risking grain loss or quality. The new X9 1000 and X9 110…

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Dairy producers now have additional trait insights to help predict potential lifetime profitability. Results from CLARIFIDE Plus genetic testing for Holsteins and Jerseys now include cow-wellness traits for cow respiratory disease and fertility traits for cow abortion, twinning and cystic ov…

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Marrone Bio Innovations Inc., Davis, California, a leader in sustainable bioprotection and plant health solutions, has announced that Pacesetter, a recently approved bio-based plant health product, is now available to corn, soybean and wheat growers in the United States. Pacesetter acts syne…

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May Wes, a manufacturer and supplier of aftermarket poly agricultural parts including the original Stalk Stompers, has expanded its G4 Stalk Stomper product line to include John Deere 90/40 series corn heads. May Wes added the John Deere 90/40 series G4 Stalk Stompers to its G4 Stalk Stomper…

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Vermeer, Pella, Iowa, has unveiled its 50 series 3-point disc mower. The disc mower has four different sizes with available cutting widths that range from 6.8 feet to 10.5 feet. It offers a quick hitch hookup and one person can do it with ease from the tractor. A quick clip blade retention s…

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Vermeer Corporation, Pella, Iowa, has introduced its 10 series TE tedders for hay and forage growers. The 10 series is available in three sizes with tedding widths available from 17 to 35 feet. It has flexible tines to help gently separate wet and lumpy forages. The tedder is constructed wit…

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The Washington, Iowa-based agricultural consulting firm Continuum Ag is launching a web-based tool to help farmers evaluate their soil health. The TopSoil Tool is the first platform to integrate soil health data, soil sample data, tissue samples, aerial imagery, as-applied data, yield data, …

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Adding AutoTrac guidance to a variety of non-guidance-ready machine platforms is now easier and less expensive with John Deere AutoTrac Controller 300. This new universal after-market steering kit gives producers the benefits of integrated AutoTrac precision guidance with no impact on operat…

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Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company of Iowa will be offering the federal crop insurance product Dairy Revenue Protection beginning this July.

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BASF Corporation will join COVID-19 hunger relief efforts with a $170,000 donation to Feeding America. The company’s North America Agricultural Solutions employees in the U.S. recently hosted a virtual food drive to support Feeding America food banks across the country. The contribution will…

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Webster defines leader as “a person who has commanding authority or influence.” If you’ve spent much time around young people at livestock shows or other youth livestock events, you’ll find leaders of all ages and experience levels, thanks to programs like 4-H, FFA and junior breed and lives…

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To commemorate National Ag Day on March 24, the United Soybean Board and the Yield Lab Institute announced the Soy Innovation Challenge. The Yield Lab Institute is a non-profit ag-tech think tank that brands itself as the nexus, catalyst for early, seed-stage ag-tech startups and innovations…

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Lindsay Corporation, Omaha, Nebraska, a global manufacturer and distributor of irrigation and infrastructure equipment and technology, and Farmers Edge, Ames, Iowa, a global provider in digital agriculture, announced a plan to connect and digitize two million irrigated acres by the end of 2021.

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Lawrence, Kansas-based PrairieFood, developer of an innovative approach to converting waste biomass, some of which is hazardous, into safe valuable high carbon products for agriculture and other sectors, has announced that Vern Hawkins, president of Syngenta Crop Protection, LLC, has joined …

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“As many farmers and applicators are working from home and practicing safe social distancing, Bayer, St. Louis, Missouri, is offering dicamba training online as producers look forward to spring and planting for the 2020 season.

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Nothing runs like a Deere—especially when the country is need of quality equipment. Although the Moline Seeding Group in Moline, Illinois, are accustomed to building planting equipment and precision agriculture solutions, the employees have switched gears and are now making 400,000 protectiv…

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“As many farmers and applicators are working from home and practicing safe social distancing, Bayer, St. Louis, Missouri, is offering dicamba training online as producers look forward to spring and planting for the 2020 season.

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Webb Fields has been named as an associate director for the Santa Gertrudis Breeders International, Kingsville, Indiana. Fields will work alongside SGBI executive director John Ford on association programs and ongoing activities while also representing the association at sales, field days an…

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Reinke Manufacturing, Deshler, Nebraska, has introduced the ESAC electronic swing arm corner technology for growers in the United States and Canada. Used in tandem with swing arms manufactured by Reinke, ESAC provides highly efficient and uniform water application allowing growers to increas…

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Kuhn North America, Brodhead, Wisconsin, has introduced the KUHN Knight HP 160 hydraulic push box spreader that features the proven ProPush with a higher capacity, commercial duty package. The HP 160 with VertiSpread vertical beaters is designed to haul and spread solid materials from dairie…

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Sort’n Buddy is a remote-controlled gate operator that was invented by a rancher for ranchers. This device attaches to any free-swinging gate and is controlled with a rugged durable handheld remote. This device opens and closes rapidly, meeting the demand for sorting cattle. The breakaway sy…

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For 2020, retailers and growers have easy-to-use options for building soil health and increasing yields via native soil microbes. One application of PhycoTerra soil microbe food available from Heliae Agriculture, Gilbert, Arizona, can start the process toward regenerative agriculture. Regene…

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AGCO Corporation, Duluth, Georgia, a worldwide manufacturer of agricultural equipment, has introduced the new Fendt Momentum planter to North American row crop producers. Fendt Momentum planter from AGCO is designed to consistently place every seed at the optimum depth and spacing while mini…

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John Deere has updated its lineup of 7R tractors for model year 2020. Seven models are available from 210 to 330 horsepower and provide the size and horsepower options for diversified crop and livestock producers, commercial hay growers and transport operations. To enhance operator comfort, …