Kansas

Britt Hedlund knows progress can be a slow process, especially when it comes to attracting and developing the skilled workforce of tomorrow in small, rural communities like Harper County, Kansas. However, through her work as coordinator of the Harper County Transition to Career Program and its partnership with local AEM member company Harper Industries, Hedlund recognizes it takes the right combination of...
Organizations work together to help retailers realize the full value of real-time data across a mixed fleet. Farmobile announced it is working with the Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) to further its mission — to support members in their quest to maintain a profitable business environment, adapt to a changing world, and preserve their freedom to operate. The goal of the...
A new GSI dealership, Innovative Grain Systems, has opened in Jonesboro to serve farmers in a 300-mile radius and commercial grain operations throughout the mid-South. Innovative Grain Systems offers a full line of steel grain storage bins, hopper tanks, high-efficiency dryers, and grain handling accessories from GSI, an AGCO brand and worldwide leader in the grain storage industry. The dealership management...
The National Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow (National ACT) last summer elected five student officers to serve until July of 2021. President: Layne Mustian Layne Mustian is a senior at Texas A&M University where she is majoring in agricultural communications and journalism and minoring in both agricultural economics and tourism management. Layne’s interest in agriculture grew into a passion at a young...
Camso, a Michelin Group company, has opened a new 140,000-square-foot manufacturing facility based in Junction City, Kan. The facility, which will manufacture agricultural tracks, increases Camso’s manufacturing footprint in North America to 7 facilities and solidifies its leadership in the agricultural market. “The addition of this new facility will contribute to meet the growing demand of tracks and track systems in the agriculture industry and...
Doosan Bobcat North America announced it has partnered with Ainstein AI – a radar technologies company headquartered in Lawrence, Kansas – to develop next-generation radar sensor systems for Bobcat equipment. Through this partnership, Ainstein and Doosan Bobcat North America will collaborate to create radar-based sensing solutions to detect objects on jobsites. “This strategic partnership leverages the respective strengths of Bobcat...
Propane is needed for crop drying in unprecedented quantities by farmers across the Midwest, causing a supply challenge for propane suppliers. As of Nov. 5, 2019, 52% of corn harvest was complete, according to a USDA report. That progress was 23% behind the five-year average. Harvest is proceeding at a slow, but constant, pace, providing consistent demand for propane used...
Both feature all-wheel CommandDrive for more power to the ground, better fuel efficiency John Deere is expanding the top end of its 4-Series Sprayers with the introduction of its biggest sprayer yet – the 1,600-gallon (6057 liter) capacity R4060 Sprayer with the new CommandDrive powertrain. In addition, the existing R4045 Sprayer will come standard with CommandDrive beginning with Model Year...
Trimble launches a new entry-level system but adds a cross-platform syncing tool for data management. The world of ag tech keeps advancing quickly. The data-gathering tools you drive, which most farmers call tractors and combines, collect information that often needs to be on another system to be of use. Trimble, which innovated with its Connected Farm concept years ago,...
Newest tractors are loaded with features ideal for today’s producers. John Deere has strengthened its lineup of 6R Tractors by adding two more models, the 6230R and 6250R that bring customers faster, stronger, smarter tractors in the 6 Family that excel in hauling, transport and loader work. Both models are loaded with new levels of power and premium features to make them...