Equipment en New folding corn head, spray tech from John Deere <div class="field-byline"> Willie Vogt </div> <div class="field-deck"> 8-row corn head folds to less than 11-feet wide for transport. New ExactApply spray system brings pulse width modulation to John Deere. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">John Deere unveils new 8-row folding corn head and new spray system for 2017, as it enters pulse width modulation business.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Management Equipment Wed, 28 Sep 2016 14:57:00 +0000 139271 at <p>FOLD IT UP: The new John Deere 608FC folding corn head makes moving the machine easier. The head folds for easy over-the-road transport. The design will fold to less than 11-feet wide.</p> Kioti Tractor adds high performance models to its PX Series <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><a href=";d=DQMF-g&amp;c=H98lxvesFHsl1ZPcztRg4g&amp;r=m-1-Gx5kqTlPtuKC9P6RnWgl1BHzRUhOmEd5-lIRvtg&amp;m=HeHOixcO0DZtxU9LC5qRrHy9L62bLRgym3pysNi-Las&amp;s=bNxXSKkzfi0HSPOGuWOMbZ2r_fuIHezoCcYxfxWsJbU&amp;e=">Kioti Tractor</a>, a division of Daedong-USA, Inc., is expanding its PX tractor series with the launch of three new models: the PX9530PC, PX1053PC and PX1153PC.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crops Management Equipment Tue, 27 Sep 2016 14:15:52 +0000 139351 at Delta Farm Press Calendar of Events <div class="node-body article-body">Meetings, trade shows, field days and conferences for those involved in Mid-South agriculture.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Beef Cotton Legislative Outlook Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Management Equipment Events Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:04:00 +0000 46561 at Simplicity drives Apache 2017 sprayer enhancements <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>Following the successful cab and engine upgrade of 2016 sprayer models, Apache 2017 model year sprayer buyers will benefit from a list of enhancements designed to simplify operation, enhance durability and take precision application to the next level.</p> <p>Standard Apache spray booms now feature leak-proof, quick-service Banjo boom manifold fittings, Hypro nozzle bodies and optional stainless steel boom plumbing.</p> <p>Apache&rsquo;s 90- and 100 foot booms have also been re-engineered to provide increased structural strength, making them ideal for rough field conditions.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Soybeans Corn Wheat Equipment Thu, 22 Sep 2016 14:32:23 +0000 139261 at Louisiana flood damage estimates make marked jump <div class="field-deck"> Concerns about harvest and crop quality rise as frequent rains continue </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Add low commodity prices to these terrible weather events and the cumulative effect has put significant financial stress on many of our farming operations. It’s too early to give a percentage but it’s plain the financial wellbeing of many operations is a concern." -- Kurt Guidry, LSU AgCenter economist.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Beef Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Management Equipment Flooding Thu, 15 Sep 2016 15:31:00 +0000 139141 at <p>Farmer Richard Duhon, of Maurice, La., walks through a field of dead soybean plants. The field was submerged with knee-deep water for several days, and LSU AgCenter soybean specialist Ron Levy said the plants cannot survive without air that provides oxygen. The fields are near Indian Bayou in Lafayette Parish. <em>Photo by Bruce Schultz, LSU AgCenter.</em></p> Pigweed doesn't take a break after harvest... neither can you <div class="field-byline"> Bob Scott, University of Arkansas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When the combine rolls through a field, we often are ready to be done for the year. Unfortunately, if you are fighting pigweeds you can't afford to stop.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Management Equipment Thu, 15 Sep 2016 14:18:00 +0000 139091 at <p><em>Modified chaff shoot to create windrow for burning to eliminate pigweed seed in harvest trash.</em></p> Photo: Robert Goodson Bayer positioning to meet global food challenge <div class="field-byline"> Willie Vogt, Penton Agriculture </div> <div class="field-deck"> Looks toward a digital future </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Bayer Crop Science is positioning itself in a number of ways to help meet the global food challenge. A recent global media event offers insight into that future.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Outlook Soybeans Corn Wheat Management Equipment Technology Tue, 13 Sep 2016 14:08:00 +0000 139041 at <p><em>Liam Condon is charting a course for the future of Bayer&#39;s Crop Science Division, with an aim to take on some major global challenges.</em></p> Moisture sensors help end soybean irrigation <div class="field-byline"> Bonnie Coblentz, MSU Extension Service </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mississippi soybean producers are on opposite ends of the irrigation spectrum: Some are done; others want to water one more time. Jason Krutz: What do the soil moisture sensors say?</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Irrigation Systems Soybeans Management Equipment Thu, 08 Sep 2016 15:37:00 +0000 138961 at Ag Data Coalition adds Agri-AFC as founding member <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>Agri-AFC, LLC, has added its name to the list of founding members of the Agricultural Data Coalition (ADC), becoming the 14<sup>th</sup> organization to join the group since its formation this spring.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Management Equipment Technology Fri, 02 Sep 2016 12:37:20 +0000 138751 at Case IH: AIM Command FLEX advanced spray technology <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>Case IH announces new AIM Command FLEX advanced spray technology for greater application accuracy and the 25th Anniversary Patriot models to celebrate the company&rsquo;s legacy of sprayer leadership.</p> <p>AIM Command FLEX helps operators deliver consistent, flexible and accurate application, regardless of speed and terrain &mdash; resulting in more efficient use of crop protection products. Using pulse width modulation (PWM) technology, the system enhances sprayer productivity by controlling product flow and pressure more precisely than conventional rate controllers.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Management Equipment Wed, 31 Aug 2016 14:37:31 +0000 138571 at <p>Case IH will offer special Patriot 4440 models to commemorate the 25th anniversary of its industry-leading sprayer line.</p>