Agriculture

Results are in for World Ag Expo’s 2022 Top-10 New Products Competition. The winners will be showcased February 8-10, 2022 during the World Ag Expo in Tulare, California. The impressive field of new products were submitted for the contest by exhibitors of the largest annual agricultural show of its kind. Products ranged from simple solutions to autonomous robots and electric...
For operators looking to make quick, efficient work in tough land management applications, Bobcat has launched two new Brushcat rotary cutter attachments and a full line of redesigned loader drum mulchers. Each model is equipped to powerfully cut, pulverize and clear debris in rough land-clearing jobs. 44-inch, 54-inch Brushcat Rotary Cutters for Mini Track Loaders and Small Articulated Loaders The new...
Designed for tree care contractors performing high-production arborist work, the Vermeer AX17 brush chipper features an intelligent feed system that includes the exclusive Vermeer SmartFeed and SmartCrush systems. The AX17 is convenient to transport in congested urban areas with its single axle and weight under 10,000 pounds (4,535.9 kg) — even with optional accessories attached. It features a patented winch boom that...
iXflow-E is available on the complete Kverneland sprayer range. There is a free circulation of spray liquid with a return back to the tank as spraying stops. This means there is no sedimentation in the spray lines and no dead ends for spraying or cleaning, even when the working width is only partially used. During spraying the spray line...
Deere & Company has formed a joint venture with GUSS Automation, LLC, in Kingsburg, California. GUSS (Global Unmanned Spray System) is a pioneer in semi-autonomous orchard and vineyard sprayers. High-value crops (HVCs), such as orchards and vineyards, generate significantly higher value per acre than grains or oilseeds. The three primary high-value crop categories include bedded crops (vegetables and melons), vineyards...
FAE is upgrading the PT-300 tracked carrier with the debut of two technologies that increase productivity and improve uptime in any working condition: Sonic and Active Power Management. Combined with the 200/U/SONIC and 300/U/SONIC heads, FAE’s exclusive Sonic technology enables the forestry mulcher to work at maximum capacity at all times. The Sonic technology adjusts the torque in real time...
The VRT (variable rate tillage) is Salford’s new high-speed disc, offering adjustable blade angles to adapt to any field condition with control from the tractor cab, narrow transport to safely and easily move between farms and a double 14” rolling basket system that provides a superior field finish. “Our latest high-performance tool, the VRT, is a game-changer,”  “Versatility is built...
Net farm income, a broad measure of profits, is forecast to decrease by $5.4 billion (4.5 percent) from 2021 to $113.7 billion in 2022. This expected increase follows a forecast increase of $23.9 billion (25.1 percent) in 2021. Net cash farm income is forecast to increase by $1.9 billion (1.4 percent) to $136.1 billion in 2022, after a forecast...
Carbon Robotics, an agricultural robotics company, today unveiled its 2022 LaserWeeder implement, an autonomous, laserweeding pull-behind robot that seamlessly attaches to the back of tractors. The new LaserWeeder is a precise, organic, and cost-effective weed control solution for large-scale specialty row crops. In addition to an updated build, the 2022 LaserWeeder features 30 industrial CO2 lasers, more than 3X the lasers in...
Komet Irrigation recently welcomed Tyler Novotny to the Komet Irrigation, USA & Canada team as a technical sales manager for the North Central region. An experienced designer of center pivot sprinkler packages with fabrication and retrofitting expertise, Novotny brings a wealth of irrigation knowledge and strong agriculture background to his new role. "We are excited to welcome Tyler and expand our...