Agriculture

Unit sales of 100+ horsepower ag tractors increased slightly in February 2024 in the U.S., according to new data from AEM. The month recorded an increase of 2.8% compared to February 2023. However, year-to-date data reflects sales below 2023 in total units of ag tractors and combines. Ag tractor sales dipped 14.2%, while combines finished under 18.9%. In Canada, combine sales jumped 27.2% in...
In a recent report published by AEM, the impact that pecision farming has on the environment was analysed. Specifically, the report analyses how the use of new technologies contributes to reducing environmental impact, increasing productivity and yield and a better overall economic result. The USDA identified three pillars of sustainability for the agriculture industry: reduced environmental impact, increased productivity, yield and...
People from all over the world gathered at Tulare to participate in the 57th Annual World Ag Expo, which is the largest yearly outdoor agricultural exhibition in the world. The event lasted for three days and had 1,258 exhibitors occupying 2.6 million square feet of exhibit space. Over 100,000 attendees representing 49 states, the District of Columbia, and 81...
Toro announced that Transpira has won the 2023 New Product of the Year Award in the Agriculture Irrigation Category from the Irrigation Association. This award is a testimony to Toro's dedication to promoting innovation and sustainability in the agricultural sector. Toro Transpira caught the attention of experts and customers alike. Through a collaboration with technology partner Treetoscope Ltd., this technology...
John Deere and GUSS Automation have unveiled the world's first, and only, fully electric autonomous herbicide orchard sprayer at the 2024 World Ag Expo in Tulare, California, with orders soon to be opened to growers in Australia. Electric GUSS takes the proven performance of GUSS automation and extends its environmental and productivity profile with battery power to further enhance the...
Case IH is introducing new tractor models for speciality crop producers that will integrate seamlessly into orchard operations of any size, delivering improved operator comfort, minimizing crop damage and enhancing productivity. Featured new products and options at the World Ag Expo include: New Farmall CL Series Tractors The new Case IH Farmall CL series tractors are designed to navigate through orchards...
CLAAS earned two of the three annual Davidson Prize honours which recognize the best-of-the-best in ag innovation for its CEMOS tractor driving optimization system and its new DISCO 97000 Auto Swather. During Commodity Classic in Houston, AEM and ASABE awarded the seventh-annual Davidson Prize to the top three innovative products selected from the AE50 honorees. The Davidson Prize is designed...
Rain Bird debuted three new products at the 2024 World Ag Expo. These additions to Rain Bird’s best-in-class product portfolio display the company’s legacy in irrigation, Intelligent Use of Water philosophy and commitment to growers’ success with smart irrigation. During the 2024 World Ag Expo, Rain Bird representatives spoke to the media on these topics and more: Expanding product portfolio: Rain...
AGCO has launched at the World Ag Expo the Massey Ferguson 3 Series Specialty tractor, available in the North American market. This new product line is specifically designed to meet the unique challenges faced by vineyards and orchards and offers seven different models ranging from 75-115 HP. The MF 3 Series tractors are designed to provide a solution for...
National Farm Machinery Show is the site for several next-level announcements from Case IH, that continue to drive purposeful solutions for producers. Building on the legacy of Axial-Flow and Steiger, Case IH not only shows the AF11 and the next-generation corn head, designed to match its capacity but also introduces the Quadtrac Heavy Duty Suspension for Steigers that ups...