Equipment http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6061/more en 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="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </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="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </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 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