Equipment en News of Agribusiness: Wireless tool provides complete remote management of precision variable rate irrigation <div class="node-body article-body">With Precision VRI, growers can precisely apply the correct amount of water or chemicals over multiple crops, soil types and terrains.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Irrigation Systems Irrigation Tue, 11 Oct 2016 19:18:00 +0000 101791 at Texas A&M ag engineer Dana Porter named engineer of the year <div class="field-byline"> Steve Byrns, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Porter was recognized for “dedicated service in support of professional engineering licensure for agricultural and biological engineers.” </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equipment People Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:54:00 +0000 101541 at Deere raises full-year profit forecast <div class="field-byline"> Mario Parker, Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Deere & Co., the world’s largest agricultural equipment maker, raised its full-year profit forecast after cutting production and costs to adapt to weaker demand for tractors and combines.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equipment Fri, 19 Aug 2016 18:05:00 +0000 100801 at <p>John Deere said it sees full-year equipment sales falling 10%, versus a previous forecast for a 9% decline.</p> Photo: Scott Olson/Thinkstock Used tractor sales bad for Deere as farmers pinch pennies <div class="field-byline"> Mario Parker, Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Deep in the heart of the U.S. grain belt, farm-equipment auctions are attracting bidders from as far away as South Africa as the agriculture rout makes used machinery more attractive.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equipment Fri, 19 Aug 2016 12:54:00 +0000 100761 at <p>Deere&rsquo;s third-quarter adjusted profit is expected to drop 38% from a year earlier to 94 cents a share.</p> Photo: Ingram Publishing/Thinkstock In the absence of mechanical genes, Google to the rescue <div class="node-body blog-body">But popping the hood is what a guy does when his ride starts to falter.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equipment Blog Farm Press Blog Wed, 27 Jul 2016 19:35:00 +0000 100341 at The future of farming is new technology <div class="node-body article-body"> and innovation is still outpacing the agricultural industry's ability to implement invention as fast as it is introduced and made available on the market.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equipment Technology Mon, 11 Jul 2016 17:18:00 +0000 100041 at Thinkstock Photo Credit: Jevtic Mars probe to be used by agriculture <div class="node-body article-body">The newly-named AgRover, a tracked robotic system, carries a soil sensing instrument that can test the quality of soil in any field. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equipment Conservation Fri, 20 May 2016 16:06:00 +0000 99011 at Thinkstock/Credit: rajeshbac AgriLife Extension conducting custom agricultural rate survey <div class="field-byline"> Blair Fannin </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The survey will collect data on the following categories: tractor rental, tillage operations, planting operations, chemical and fertilizer application, custom harvesting, hay baling, land preparation, brush control and other miscellaneous operations or services.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equipment Tue, 05 Apr 2016 17:13:00 +0000 98091 at <p>A custom rate survey will collect data on many operations, including tillage.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo by Blair Fannin) 14 ag law stories that could change the way you farm <div class="field-byline"> Harrison M. Pittman, Elizabeth Rumley and Rusty Rumley </div> <div class="field-deck"> National Agricultural Law Center </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Since 2015, there have been a number of agriculture-related legal developments that will play out over the next year and impact agriculture throughout the country.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Corn Irrigation Systems Legislative Cotton Vegetables Wheat Equipment Livestock Management Mon, 21 Mar 2016 14:11:00 +0000 97811 at Photo: Getty Images News of agribusiness: Michelin rolls out new high flexion tires <div class="node-body article-body">Michelin’s Very High Flexion (VF) tires include a class of agricultural tires designed to handle bigger and heavier farm equipment.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equipment Inputs Mon, 14 Mar 2016 16:26:00 +0000 97671 at <p>MICHELIN VF520/85R42 CFO 177A8 CerexBib tire</p>