Equipment http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6061/more en IH wins Ugly Truck Contest http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/ih-wins-ugly-truck-contest <div class="node-body blog-body"> “The beauty of an IH was it was ugly to start with. Last use was driving a billboard for the Rotary Club Hamburger Day.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/ih-wins-ugly-truck-contest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/ih-wins-ugly-truck-contest#comments Equipment Blog Farm Press Blog Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:16:00 +0000 88231 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p><strong>1973 IH 1100 PICKUP</strong> &nbsp;is Ugly Truck Contest winner. &ldquo;The beauty of an IH was it was ugly to start with.&rdquo;</p> Ugly truck voting underway - CLOSED http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/ugly-truck-voting-underway-closed <div class="node-body gallery-body">Vote for your favorite ugly truck photo!</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/ugly-truck-voting-underway-closed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/ugly-truck-voting-underway-closed#comments Equipment Tue, 09 Sep 2014 04:00:00 +0000 88091 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Ugly truck deadline fast approaching http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/ugly-truck-deadline-fast-approaching <div class="node-body blog-body">Competition is heating up but some of these dilapidated old jalopies can’t take much heat.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/ugly-truck-deadline-fast-approaching" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/ugly-truck-deadline-fast-approaching#comments Equipment Blog Farm Press Blog Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:26:00 +0000 87851 at http://southwestfarmpress.com News of agribusiness: John Deere launches new tools for 2015 http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/news-agribusiness-john-deere-launches-new-tools-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">John Deere will offer a number of new tools in 2015 from high horse-power tractors to hay and equipment choices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/news-agribusiness-john-deere-launches-new-tools-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/news-agribusiness-john-deere-launches-new-tools-2015#comments Equipment Farm Equipment Tue, 26 Aug 2014 19:49:00 +0000 87801 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>High-horsepower tractors are part of&nbsp; the new John Deere line for 2015.</p> Aug. 31 deadline for ugliest truck photos http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/aug-31-deadline-ugliest-truck-photos <div class="node-body gallery-body">Remember, a $100 gift certificate will be awarded to the ugly truck photo contest winner.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/aug-31-deadline-ugliest-truck-photos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/aug-31-deadline-ugliest-truck-photos#comments Equipment Equipment & Supplies Mon, 18 Aug 2014 18:07:00 +0000 87641 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>The rust helps.</p> Ugly truck contest deadline is Aug. 31 http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/ugly-truck-contest-deadline-aug-31 <div class="node-body blog-body">I’ve seen some pretty beat up old trucks in my travels over the years and I’d like to show some appreciation for their service</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/ugly-truck-contest-deadline-aug-31" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/ugly-truck-contest-deadline-aug-31#comments Equipment Blog Farm Press Blog Mon, 04 Aug 2014 19:54:00 +0000 87391 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Southwest student ag engineers tackle tractor design challenge http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/southwest-student-ag-engineers-tackle-tractor-design-challenge <div class="field-byline"> Willie Vogt </div> <div class="node-body article-body">For ag engineers, a long-time contest has challenged the best to compete with a student-built tractor. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/southwest-student-ag-engineers-tackle-tractor-design-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/southwest-student-ag-engineers-tackle-tractor-design-challenge#comments Equipment Tractors Mon, 16 Jun 2014 17:39:00 +0000 86341 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>SWFP-TexasAM.jpg</p> <p>The Texas A&amp;M tractor placed third overall in the IQS tractor pull. The students named the tractor Walker, Texas Ranger (comma added by students).</p> Farm-related childhood deaths are down, but still too many http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/farm-related-childhood-deaths-are-down-still-too-many <div class="node-body article-body">About every three days a child on a U.S. farm dies from an agriculture-related incident. Every day some 38 children are injured on a U.S. farm.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/farm-related-childhood-deaths-are-down-still-too-many" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/farm-related-childhood-deaths-are-down-still-too-many#comments Equipment Health management Human Resources Mon, 02 Jun 2014 18:35:00 +0000 86081 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>TRACTORS are often involved in fatal on-farm injuries to children.</p> Holiday farm hazards can be real spoilers of a good season http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/holiday-farm-hazards-can-be-real-spoilers-good-season <div class="node-body article-body">When many Americans think about spending the holidays with parents or grandparents on the farm or ranch or in some other rural setting, they often conjure up thoughts of opening presents before the fire place or Christmas tree and enjoying a home cooked holiday meal, or maybe taking a walk in the woods or enjoying a hayride to experience the rural environment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/holiday-farm-hazards-can-be-real-spoilers-good-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/holiday-farm-hazards-can-be-real-spoilers-good-season#comments Equipment Management Fri, 13 Dec 2013 16:30:00 +0000 82081 at http://southwestfarmpress.com ATV’s useful tools but safety is crucial http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/atv-s-useful-tools-safety-crucial <div class="node-body article-body">For the years the Consumer Product Safety Commission has kept statistics on ATV-related fatalities, 1982 through 2011, there were 11,688 deaths in the U.S.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/atv-s-useful-tools-safety-crucial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/atv-s-useful-tools-safety-crucial#comments Equipment Fri, 25 Oct 2013 21:00:00 +0000 81002 at http://southwestfarmpress.com