Agriculture Equipment

  1. Deere Expects More Machinery Sales as Crop Prices Rise

    Deere Expects More Machinery Sales as Crop Prices Rise Deere & Co. raised expectations for profits next year, anticipating that higher crop prices will lead to improving demand from U.S. farmers for its tractors and harvesting combines. Dry weather in the U.S. this summer contributed to a less robust harvest than anticipated, as demand for wheat, soybeans and corn rose due to higher consumption of Read more...
  2. John Deere Add Two New Models To Its X Series Combine Line Up

    John Deere Add Two New Models To Its X Series Combine Line Up John Deere is taking harvesting performance to the next level with the introduction of two new X Series combines for the 2021 harvest season. The X9 1000 and X9 1100 combines help large-scale farmers thresh, separate, and clean more bushels per hour or harvest more acres in a day – even as conditions change. The X9 1100 can harvest up to 30 Read more...
  3. The COVID-19 Virus and U.S Agriculture's Supply Chain Concerns

    The COVID-19 Virus and U.S Agriculture's Supply Chain Concerns AG ECONOMISTS LAYOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF KEEPING THE SUPPLY CHAIN FUNCTIONING. DES MOINES, Iowa --If they said it once, they said it 20 times during a one-hour webinar, “The U.S. food supply chain is the biggest concern, right now, in this fight against the COVID-19 virus.”Agricultural economists at the University of Illinois, repeated that Read more...
  4. Unmanned Systems Grow in European Agriculture

    Unmanned Systems Grow in European Agriculture Unmanned systems’ global inroads are including European agriculture. GNSS for precision guidance of tractors and harvesters is already in place. More recent innovations include fully driverless and smart systems, while drones remain poised to fly. ROBOTS IN THEIR PLACEThe experience of one Dutch company is instructive. Precision Makers is an up- Read more...
  5. The Amazing Ways John Deere Uses AI and Machine Vision to Help Feed 10 Billion People

    The Amazing Ways John Deere Uses AI and Machine Vision to Help Feed 10 Billion People In just 30 years’ time, it is forecasted that the human population of our planet will be close to 10 billion. Producing enough food to feed these hungry mouths will be a challenge, and demographic trends such as urbanization, particularly in developing countries, will only add to that. To meet that challenge, agricultural businesses are pinning Read more...
  6. High-Tech Agriculture: Farmers Risk Being 'Locked In' to Unsustainable Practices

    High-Tech Agriculture: Farmers Risk Being 'Locked In' to Unsustainable Practices Since World War II, Europe's agricultural sector has been very receptive to new technology, and the result has been staggering productivity gains – for four generations, farmers have produced more than their parents did. At the same time, however, agricultural prices have fallen around the world and price subsidies have been cut. This has led to Read more...
  7. Precision Planting Unveils Furrowforce And SmartDepth

    Precision Planting Unveils Furrowforce And SmartDepth At Precision Planting’s annual winter conference, Jason Webster challenged farmers to challenge the status quo. "'We have always done it that way.’ Those are the seven most expensive words in the business," he said to more than 500 growers at the event in Tremont, Illinois. As the director of Precision Planting’s farming test site – the Read more...
  8. Autonomous Tractors and Self-Driving Farm Equipment

    Autonomous Tractors and Self-Driving Farm Equipment Listening to people talk in ‘Murica these days, and you’d think they lived back in the stone ages. Everyone’s somehow been wronged, everyone’s oppressed by someone else, life’s unfair, opportunity only exists for those who are willing to work hard, the Gini coefficient is out of whack (look it up), the country is polarized to an extent Read more...
  9. Agriculture 4.0: How Digital Farming is Revolutionizing the Future of Food

    Agriculture 4.0: How Digital Farming is Revolutionizing the Future of Food The next step in feeding the world's rapidly growing population involves self-driving tractors, precision farming, and Internet of Things sensors to quantify agriculture in vast new ways. In Tennessee, the owners of a farm dating back to the mid-1800s are changing how they grow food in dramatic ways. Drones, satellite imagery, and precision Read more...
  10. How Self-Driving Tractors, AI, and Precision Agriculture Will Save Us From the Impending Food Crisis

    How Self-Driving Tractors, AI, and Precision Agriculture Will Save Us From the Impending Food Crisis Go inside the race to feed the 9 billion people who will inhabit planet earth in 2050. See how John Deere and others are working to change the equation before it's too late. Marcus Hall was nine years old when he first drove a tractor on his family's sprawling Iowa farm, eschewing Tonka trucks and Matchbox cars for long rides on heavy machinery. Read more...

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