Equipment en 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> Cotton Equipment Government Grains Irrigation Livestock Management Vegetables Wheat 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> 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="" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equipment Government Mon, 09 Nov 2015 17:14:00 +0000 95301 at 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> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equipment Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service (CSREES) Farm Equipment Mon, 12 Oct 2015 18:36:00 +0000 94771 at <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 <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> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equipment Farm Equipment Thu, 08 Oct 2015 18:06:00 +0000 94721 at Strip-till offers best of 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> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equipment Conservation Wed, 24 Jun 2015 16:04:00 +0000 93071 at <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 <div class="node-body article-body">Adding drones to the concept of precision agriculture opens up a host of opportunities.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equipment Technology Fri, 15 May 2015 16:57:00 +0000 92431 at <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)