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KanEquip, Inc. reached an agreement with Straub International to acquire their five locations in Great Bend, Hutchinson, Pratt, Salina, and Wichita, Kansas. With this agreement Case IH authorizes KanEquip to assume responsibility for these markets.

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The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers recognized three new agricultural innovations pioneered by Case IH, Racine, Wisconsin. The innovations are for the Case IH AFS Soil Command seedbed sensing technology and agronomic control technology; Precision Disk 500 double sho…

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Larson Electronics LLC, Kemp, Texas, has released an LED work light kit that directly replaces and upgrades existing front grill lights on Massey Ferguson 491 tractors. This LED light kit consists of two Larson Electronics’ IL-LED-DLR-5X2 rectangular LEDs. This light package provides operato…

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Koch Agronomic Services, Wichita, Kansas, announced DUROMIDE, its next-generation active ingredient, has received federal registration from the Environmental Protection Agency under the Toxic Substances Control Act. ANVOL stabilizer features dual active ingredients including DUROMIDE and NBP…

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John Deere, Olathe, Kansas, was presented with an AE50 Award for outstanding innovations that improve production agriculture with tracks for S-Series combines. Combines equipped with the new track system can be driven up to nearly 25 miles per hour (40 kilometers per hour), reducing transpor…

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Wheat farmers now have a new systemic, broad-spectrum fungicide for stronger plant health and higher yields. Arysta LifeScience, Cary, North Carolina, announced that the Environmental Protection Agency has approved ZOLERA FX Fungicide for use in wheat production. 

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HORSCH, Mapleton, North Dakota, is entering the North American single disc air seeder market in spring 2019 with the all-new Avatar SD40. Engineered with simplicity, low maintenance needs, agronomic integrity and ease-of-use in mind, the Avatar SD40 boasts 166-bushel product carrying capacit…

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Little progress has been made in load bar technology over the past 20 years—until now. Tru-Test, Mineral Wells, Texas, is making waves with its new load bar advancement—introducing the HD5T. With an 11,000-pound capacity, the HD5T load bars were designed to be as tough as the environment the…

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Pivot control has never been easier than with T-L Irrigation’s Precision Point Touch. With a full color 7-inch graphic touch screen, visual system programing and position stop by angle, irrigating is now at the operator fingertips. Southwest Center Pivots, Hydro, Oklahoma, offers Precision P…

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Golf carts and motorized handicapped scooters are the approved method of transportation on the outdoor show grounds for the 65th Annual 3i SHOW in Dodge City, Kansas. The show is being held March 21 to 23. For the safety of all attendees and exhibitors alike, Gators, ATVs or other utility ve…

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Golf carts and motorized handicapped scooters are the approved method of transportation on the outdoor show grounds for the 65th Annual 3i SHOW in Dodge City, Kansas. The show is being held March 21 to 23. For the safety of all attendees and exhibitors, Gators, ATVs or other utility vehicles…

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National Beef Packing Company, LLC, on March 11 announced that it has approved a transaction that will result in it owning 100 percent of the ownership interests in Iowa Premium, LLC. The transaction is subject to customary conditions, including the expiration of the waiting period under the…

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AgroEcoPower, Bettendorf, Iowa, provides farm equipment owners a safe alternative to gain more power with no cut wires or external boxes on their equipment. This is an ECM software modification, with on-site installation at the farm or field in less than an hour. AgroEcoPower offers a free d…

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Great Plains Manufacturing has a planter designed with operator experience and profitability in mind—the PL5800. The PL5800 provides farmers with precise planting and excellent seed-to-soil contact for uniform emergence.

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BASF donated $3,000 recently to the Kansas Food Bank through the Sack Hunger initiative. In total, the campaign has raised more than $12,000 in the last four years thanks to BASF and the hardworking Kansas State University football team defensive line.

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Dodge City Community College and Area Technical Center will host two educational sessions at the upcoming 3i SHOW High School Ag Career Day showcasing their Diesel Technology and Welding Technology programs. Students will have the opportunity to experience first-hand some of the interactive …

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Legend Seeds, De Smet, South Dakota, has promoted Tim Bratland to president and prior president Glen Davis has moved into the role of CEO. Legend Seeds is an independent, regional supplier serving dealers and growers across the United States and Canada. 

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Farmland values in the grain belt states served by Farm Credit Services of America, Omaha, Nebraska, appear to have adjusted to a new normal. Even with seasonal fluctuations, farmland values have remained generally consistent since 2015.

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Florida mosquitoes that can carry Zika virus and other diseases are showing resistance to pyrethroid—a common group of insecticides used to treat them—according to a new study by U.S. Department of Agriculture scientists and their collaborators.

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Companies who haven’t already contracted to exhibit at this year’s 3i SHOW are encouraged to do so now to get in on the KFRM “Radio Spin” Giveaway! One lucky exhibitor will receive a six month news sponsorship on KFRM valued at $2,400. Exhibitors need only drop their business card in the dra…

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John Deere recently hosted its annual Develop with Deere Conference, designed to bring dealers, connected software companies and ag service providers together to share ideas and learn about new and evolving digital tools and apps available to benefit agriculture. This year’s conference, held…

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Valley Irrigation, Valley, Nebraska, has enhanced its remote management technologies with multi-year licensing. Valley is offering multi-year licensing plans for ICON Link devices connecting to AgSense. Designed to provide software license options to fit the demands of today’s growers, these…

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Larson Electronics, a Kemp, Texas-based company, has released an LED tractor light package complete with 11 work lights. The LLP-JD-TR-4050-V1 is an LED Tractor Light Package and retrofit/upgrade kit for John Deere 4050 tractors that includes 11 total work lights. Eight of these lights are t…

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When growing, harvesting, buying/selling, processing and preparing grains, seeds, and other small agricultural products, moisture is one of the most important variables to control. The PM650 Advanced Portable Grain and Seed Moisture Meter by Kett, of Villa Park, California, manufacturer of a…

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Growers now have a new smart irrigation tool that provides advanced control options from a customizable display. Reinke, Deshler, Nebraska, has introduced the RPM Advanced Plus, a main control panel that combines multiple controls with a simple to use touchscreen. Advanced Plus makes control…

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TruTag Technologies, Emeryville, California, has announced a strategic alliance with PwC Australia, which will see TruTag’s edible barcode technology incorporated as part of the PwC Food Trust initiative. The PwC Food Trust Platform is one of the most advanced and holistic anti-counterfeit t…

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LiftWise, Waco, Texas, has introduced the Tilt Table, a high-capacity piece of equipment designed to safely tilt and position weighted tractor tires from a horizontal to vertical position. Once a tire is in the vertical position, it can be more easily picked up and transported by separate ma…

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Come test drive the Apache AS1040 at the 65th Annual 3i Show, being held March 21 to 23. Simpson Farm Enterprises will be displaying the Apache AS1040 in their outside booth spaces O-55-59 at the Western State Bank Expo Center in Dodge City, Kansas. Demonstrations will be held on-demand and …

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ESTROTECT of Spring Valley, Wisconsin, has released its new breeding indicator. The ESTROTECT Breeding Indicator features an improved precision design that includes the Breeding Bullseye to help producers and breeding specialists know exactly when animals are ready to breed. It’s the first p…

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WB4418, a new Hard Red Winter Wheat variety from St. Louis-based WestBred wheat, offers excellent straw strength, coupled with excellent resistance to pests like Hessian Fly.

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John Deere, Olathe, Kansas, was presented with an AE50 Award for outstanding innovations that improve production agriculture with its CommandPro joystick for 6R tractors by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. CommandPro was released in August 2018 and is a customiz…

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On Jan. 24 TechAccel announced the launch of RNAissance Ag LLC, a new company that holds the exclusive license to RNA-interference technology in partnership with the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis, Missouri. The new company will use the proprietary technology in the develo…

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Lindsay Corporation, Omaha, Nebraska, has launched two agricultural irrigation products designed to improve operational efficiency and boost yields. Developed specifically for production agricultural use, the new Zimmatic Variable Frequency Drive has new software, a new controller and a larg…

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Horsch LLC, Mapleton, North Dakota, has introduced EDC electronic control technology, now available on its line of Joker RT tillage tools. This new option allows simpler, more precise electronic adjustments of the Joker RT and also includes various tracking capabilities to help operators ach…

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La Crosse Seed is proud to announce that this year marks 100 years in business. Although significant news to share, added excitement exists because the company only recently discovered this milestone. 

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Missing heat cycles in seedstock production can reduce reproduction rates and waste time. To address this need, Allflex, Irving, Texas, is rolling out new remote-monitoring technology for beef producers who use advanced reproductive technology. With the new SenseTime monitoring system, produ…