Iowa

New partnership between Mitas and Chambers American Products (CAP Mowers) located in Pioneer, Tennessee. Mitas HCM Tires became a perfect fit for their new 2020 Savage Mower. CAP Mowers has released their latest Savage Mowers equipment with Mitas HCM tires. The partnership started at the 2020 National Farm Machinery Show, the largest indoor farm show in the USA, where the Mitas...
Vermeer Corporation has been named a 2020 Dealer's Choice Award recipient by Equipment Dealers Association (EDA) within the shortline manufacturer category. The Dealer’s Choice awards are based on results from the EDA Dealer-Manufacturer Relations survey, given annually to equipment dealers throughout the country. This is the sixth time in eight years Vermeer has received this recognition. The survey asked dealers...
On July 19, 2018, an EF3 tornado hit the Vermeer Mile, leaving behind a path of destruction – leaving the Vermeer team down, but not out. Part of the rubble left behind was the Eco Center – a hub where hazardous waste generated at Vermeer is used in alternative ways, by reprocessing or burning for fuel consumption. "While we are...
In the five years, TerraStar has expanded their signal offerings to match different farm needs, price points and geographical needs. TerraStar is a high-quality correction source Ag Leader has offered since 2014. Which TerraStar is right for you? Check out the features of each option below. TerraStar-L This correction signal was introduced in mid-2017 to meet a few purposes. First, it was...
Tobroco-Giant has unveiled what it deems to be a “worthy successor” to its V452T wheel loader – which for years has been its best-selling model. Dubbed the G2700, this new kid on the block is more powerful than its predecessor when it comes to engine power and traction, Dutch brand Tobroco-Giant says. Due to a higher operating weight, the tipping loads have...
Federal government says food and agriculture industry is critical to public health and safety and should continue normal operations. Titan International, Inc. is announcing its commitment to keeping its U.S. manufacturing facilities operating as normal in order to support the food and agriculture industry, which the federal government has deemed critical to the nation’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. The decision...
Surefire Ag Systems and Kinze Manufacturing have reached an agreement that will allow SureFire to install its industry-leading liquid fertilizer planter solutions on Kinze planters before they leave the factory. Beginning with the 2021 planting season, SureFire will execute transactions directly with Kinze dealers and professionally install its systems in space rented within Kinze’s manufacturing facility in Williamsburg, Iowa. Susanne Veatch,...
The 2018 harvest proved problematic for many farmers, with weather delays and moldy soybeans being among the issues that came up. But in some fields scattered across the state, corn stalks and soybean plants still stood while the snow piled up around them. Mark Licht, Iowa State University cropping systems specialist, said it isn't unheard of for unharvested crops to be...
The Iowa AgriTech Accelerator hosted its second annual AgTech Day on Tuesday, March 26. Nine early-stage AgTech startups from across the country gathered in West Des Moines, Iowa, where they showcased their innovations to The Accelerator’s community of mentors and supporters. This year’s AgTech Day class came from areas as close as Des Moines and as far as California....
AGCO Corporation, a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, introduced its Massey Ferguson 1700M Series compact tractor during the 2018 Farm Progress Show in Boone, Iowa. Upgrades in the engine, emissions system and cab make the 1700M Series the company’s most premium compact tractor to date. These features, along with advanced engineering, mean the 1700M Series tractors are...