Equipment http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6061/more en 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 Ag show offers field demos http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/ag-show-offers-field-demos <div class="node-body article-body">The South Texas Ag Symposium and the annual Texas AgXchange Farm & Ranch Show Oct. 2-3 in Robstown is a must-see-must-do event for folks looking for the latest in equipment and agriculture technology. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/ag-show-offers-field-demos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/ag-show-offers-field-demos#comments Equipment Crops Tue, 24 Sep 2013 21:21:00 +0000 79602 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Custom operation guide offers regional rates http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/custom-operation-guide-offers-regional-rates <div class="node-body article-body">A Texas AgriLife Extension Service custom operator rate guides offers farmers, ranchers and custom operators guidelines for pricing work.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/custom-operation-guide-offers-regional-rates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/custom-operation-guide-offers-regional-rates#comments Equipment Farm Equipment Thu, 29 Aug 2013 22:34:00 +0000 78482 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p> A Texas AgriLife Extension Service custom operator rate guides offers farmers, ranchers and custom operators guidelines for pricing work, such as raking hay.</p> (Photo, Robert Burns, Texas AgriLife Extension) News of agribusiness: Case IH unveils new tractors http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/news-agribusiness-case-ih-unveils-new-tractors <div class="node-body article-body">With 18 new tractors on the market in 2014 Case IH claims market leader in power and emissions standards.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/news-agribusiness-case-ih-unveils-new-tractors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/news-agribusiness-case-ih-unveils-new-tractors#comments Equipment Case IH Thu, 29 Aug 2013 00:33:00 +0000 78442 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p> Steiger 620</p> (Case IH photo) News of agribusiness: Crop farmers demand accurate truckload weighing systems http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/news-agribusiness-crop-farmers-demand-accurate-truckload-weighing-systems <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers in the U.S. and Canada are turning to axle pad scales, which allow them to quickly check weigh product in the truck right off the fields before it goes to market or the grain bin, and can prevent costly overweight load fines. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/news-agribusiness-crop-farmers-demand-accurate-truckload-weighing-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/news-agribusiness-crop-farmers-demand-accurate-truckload-weighing-systems#comments Equipment Farm Equipment Fri, 26 Jul 2013 17:20:00 +0000 76922 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p> Massload axle pads</p> Technology makes cotton more competitive http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/technology-makes-cotton-more-competitive <div class="field-byline"> Vic Schoonover, Producers Cooperative Oil Mill </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Large-bale cotton pickers have simplified harvesting cotton. Custom harvesters may be economical way to utilize expensive machines. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/technology-makes-cotton-more-competitive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/technology-makes-cotton-more-competitive#comments Cotton Equipment Cotton Fri, 31 May 2013 16:43:00 +0000 74462 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p> Harvesting cotton may be more effficient with on board module builder pickers.</p> Mid-South Farm and Gin Show begins today http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/mid-south-farm-and-gin-show-begins-today <div class="node-body article-body">More than 450 exhibits, featuring the latest in equipment, products, and services await you at the 61st Mid-South Farm and Gin Show, which begins today (Friday, March 1) at the downtown Cook Convention Center in Memphis.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/mid-south-farm-and-gin-show-begins-today" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/mid-south-farm-and-gin-show-begins-today#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Peanuts Mid-South Farm and Gin Show Fri, 01 Mar 2013 08:00:00 +0000 70461 at http://southwestfarmpress.com