Equipment http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6061/more en Deere raises full-year profit forecast http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/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="http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/deere-raises-full-year-profit-forecast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/deere-raises-full-year-profit-forecast#comments Equipment Fri, 19 Aug 2016 18:05:00 +0000 100801 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <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 http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/used-tractor-sales-bad-deere-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="http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/used-tractor-sales-bad-deere-farmers-pinch-pennies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/used-tractor-sales-bad-deere-farmers-pinch-pennies#comments Equipment Fri, 19 Aug 2016 12:54:00 +0000 100761 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <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 http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/absence-mechanical-genes-google-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="http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/absence-mechanical-genes-google-rescue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/absence-mechanical-genes-google-rescue#comments Equipment Blog Farm Press Blog Wed, 27 Jul 2016 19:35:00 +0000 100341 at http://southwestfarmpress.com The future of farming is new technology http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/future-farming-new-technology <div class="node-body article-body">...science 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="http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/future-farming-new-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/future-farming-new-technology#comments Equipment Technology Mon, 11 Jul 2016 17:18:00 +0000 100041 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Thinkstock Photo Credit: Jevtic Mars probe to be used by agriculture http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/mars-probe-be-used-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="http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/mars-probe-be-used-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/mars-probe-be-used-agriculture#comments Equipment Conservation Fri, 20 May 2016 16:06:00 +0000 99011 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Thinkstock/Credit: rajeshbac AgriLife Extension conducting custom agricultural rate survey http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/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="http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/agrilife-extension-conducting-custom-agricultural-rate-survey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/agrilife-extension-conducting-custom-agricultural-rate-survey#comments Equipment Tue, 05 Apr 2016 17:13:00 +0000 98091 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <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 http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/14-ag-law-stories-could-change-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="http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/14-ag-law-stories-could-change-way-you-farm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/14-ag-law-stories-could-change-way-you-farm#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Irrigation Livestock Management Vegetables Wheat Mon, 21 Mar 2016 14:11:00 +0000 97811 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Photo: Getty Images News of agribusiness: Michelin rolls out new high flexion tires http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/news-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="http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/news-agribusiness-michelin-rolls-out-new-high-flexion-tires" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/news-agribusiness-michelin-rolls-out-new-high-flexion-tires#comments Equipment Inputs Mon, 14 Mar 2016 16:26:00 +0000 97671 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>MICHELIN VF520/85R42 CFO 177A8 CerexBib tire</p> 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> <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> <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>