Equipment http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6061/more en House passes transportation bill without SAFE Trucking Act http://southwestfarmpress.com/house-passes-transportation-bill-without-safe-trucking-act <div class="node-body link-body">Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act passes the House and is headed for a House-Senate conference committee facing a Nov. 20 deadline.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://southwestfarmpress.com/site-files/southwestfarmpress.com/files/trucks-unloading.jpg?1447089410" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/house-passes-transportation-bill-without-safe-trucking-act" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equipment Government Mon, 09 Nov 2015 17:14:00 +0000 95301 at http://southwestfarmpress.com TAMU Ag engineering celebration shows historic changes. http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/tamu-ag-engineering-celebration-shows-historic-changes <div class="node-body gallery-body">Texas A&M agricultural and engineering department was established as an independent department within the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas on July 6, 1915</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/tamu-ag-engineering-celebration-shows-historic-changes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/tamu-ag-engineering-celebration-shows-historic-changes#comments Equipment Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service (CSREES) Farm Equipment Mon, 12 Oct 2015 18:36:00 +0000 94771 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>An old photo depicting the 100-year celebration of the Texas A&amp;M Biological and Agricultural Engineering Department outside Scoates Hall on the Texas A&amp;M University campus in College Station.</p> News of Agribusiness: Great Plains and SureFire Ag announce marketing agreement http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/news-agribusiness-great-plains-and-surefire-ag-announce-marketing-agreement <div class="node-body article-body">Great Plains will continue to design and build Nutri-Pro machines, while SureFire Ag will provide and install customized plumbing application systems for each machine.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/news-agribusiness-great-plains-and-surefire-ag-announce-marketing-agreement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/news-agribusiness-great-plains-and-surefire-ag-announce-marketing-agreement#comments Equipment Farm Equipment Thu, 08 Oct 2015 18:06:00 +0000 94721 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Strip-till offers best of conventional, no-till systems http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/strip-till-offers-best-conventional-no-till-systems <div class="node-body article-body">“No-till has its place,” he added, “but that doesn’t mean never tilling.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/strip-till-offers-best-conventional-no-till-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/strip-till-offers-best-conventional-no-till-systems#comments Equipment Conservation Wed, 24 Jun 2015 16:04:00 +0000 93071 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>TONY PROVIN, right, Extension soil chemist, chats with Stiles Farm manager Ryann Collett, at the annual Stiles Farm field Day recently, held indoors for the first time in 52 years.</p> UAVs transition to agriculture from military technology http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/uavs-transition-agriculture-military-technology <div class="node-body article-body">Adding drones to the concept of precision agriculture opens up a host of opportunities.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/uavs-transition-agriculture-military-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/uavs-transition-agriculture-military-technology#comments Equipment Technology Fri, 15 May 2015 16:57:00 +0000 92431 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>DR. MICHAEL STAREK, assistant professor of geospatial surveying engineering at Texas A&amp;M-Corpus Christi, holds a&nbsp; Sensefly eBee UAV, the type to be used in agricultural research at the Texas A&amp;M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Corpus Christi.&nbsp;<em> </em></p> (Photo courtesy of Texas A&M-Corpus Christi) Watch marketing year average price to help farm bill decisions http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/watch-marketing-year-average-price-help-farm-bill-decisions <div class="node-body video-body">Farmers have numerous choices in the Agricultural Act of 2014 or 2014 farm bill, and those choices are there because someone fought for them, Texas A&M University economist says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/watch-marketing-year-average-price-help-farm-bill-decisions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/watch-marketing-year-average-price-help-farm-bill-decisions#comments Equipment Government Grains Fri, 12 Dec 2014 17:50:00 +0000 89901 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Museum of Agriculture offers history lesson http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/museum-agriculture-offers-history-lesson <div class="node-body gallery-body">The Ag Museum includes displays of machinery, implements, tools, household items that were common as far back as the turn of the century—not the most recent one. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/museum-agriculture-offers-history-lesson" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/museum-agriculture-offers-history-lesson#comments Equipment Crops Thu, 25 Sep 2014 19:06:00 +0000 88461 at http://southwestfarmpress.com News of agribusiness: PMDI, precision mobile drip irrigation, combines moveable irrigation and drip system technology http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/news-agribusiness-pmdi-precision-mobile-drip-irrigation-combines-moveable-irrigation-and-d <div class="node-body article-body">PDMI offers two primary advantages: Overall water efficiency and dry wheel tracks.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/news-agribusiness-pmdi-precision-mobile-drip-irrigation-combines-moveable-irrigation-and-d" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/news-agribusiness-pmdi-precision-mobile-drip-irrigation-combines-moveable-irrigation-and-d#comments Equipment Irrigation Equipment Thu, 25 Sep 2014 14:43:00 +0000 88451 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>PMDI consists of in-line drip hoses spaced at 60 inches, 40 inches or 30 inches and combines the efficiency of surface drip irrigation (95 percent) with the flexibility and economics of center pivot irrigation.</p> 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