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Equipment plays a huge role on the farm. From decisions about what to buy, to maintaining what you've got, having the proper equipment for the job makes farming easier. Here you'll find tips to maintain different pieces of farm equipment, tools for specific farm operations and more. 

The equipment page is sponsored by Martin Industries.

  • Jul 24, 2015
    press release

    ALLIANCE TIRE SOIL PIT HIGHLIGHTS COMPACTION CHALLENGES

    WAKEFIELD, Mass. (July 23, 2015)—A soil pit demonstration by Alliance Tire Americas at the North American Manure Expo in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, highlighted the dramatic difference in soil compaction between bias-ply and radial flotation tires—a roughly 50-percent difference in the depth of the compaction. Alliance compared two types of tires on the same 7,250-gallon Diller manure tank—conventional bias-ply R-3 tires on one side of each of the rig’s two axles and radial flotation tires on the other....More
  • Jul 23, 2015
    press release

    Hagie Mfg. and AirScout Release Customized “AirScout Edition Applicator”

    Clarion, Iowa – Hagie Mfg. and AirScout are pleased to announce a new joint endeavor to deliver value to customers by uniting state-of-the-art field prescription services with capability for timely applications management....More
  • Jul 23, 2015
    press release

    Salford Group’s Hydraulic Packages Win Prestigious Innovation Award at Canada’s Farm Progress Show 


    July 9, 2015 (Salford, ON) – Salford Group Inc., a leading global manufacturer of tillage, seeding and fertilizer application equipment, received a prestigious Innovation Award last month at Canada’s Farm Progress Show (CFPS). The hydraulically controlled FlexFinish™ harrow system and Switchblade™ shank kits earned Sterling category honors. 

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  • Jul 23, 2015
    press release

    Mathews Company Launches OnDemand Video Tutorials

    Crystal Lake, IL – Mathews Company (M-C), a global manufacturer of grain dryers, is launching a series of video tutorials on its website and YouTube® channel as an extension of its M-C University Technical Training program. The purpose of these videos is to provide technical guidance “on demand” and address frequently asked questions by both dealers and end-users....More
  • Jul 23, 2015
    press release

    Raven Industries Adds Speed to Slingshot(R) With New Field Hub 2.0

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D., July 14, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Raven Industries (NASDAQ:RAVN) enhanced its line of high speed modems with the release  of the new Slingshot Field Hub 2.0. This new addition boasts data speeds of up to 4G in areas where coverage is available, making the modem ten times faster than other versions. Higher speeds mean faster data transfer, more reliable remote support sessions, and better connectivity with external devices....More
  • Jul 23, 2015
    press release

    Kinze Commemorates 50 Years of Innovation

    WILLIAMSBURG, Iowa – (July 15, 2015) – Fifty years after its humble beginning as a small welding shop, Kinze Manufacturing is reflecting on a half-century of innovation with a look back at how they have become a recognized technology leader and innovator of planters for row-crop production and grain auger carts. The company has also remained true to the core values it was originally founded upon in 1965 by Jon Kinzenbaw, including innovation, excellence, integrity, customer focus and mutual respect....More
  • Jul 23, 2015
    press release

    Chief to offer equipment rebates to growers of Enogen corn from Syngenta

    MINNETONKA, Minn., U.S.A., July 16, 2015 – Syngenta today announced an agreement with Chief Agri/Industrial Division to provide Enogen corn growers rebates on grain bins and other equipment....More
  • Jul 23, 2015
    press release

    Horsch SW750 Air Cart Offers 750-Bushel Capacity

    MAPLETON, N.D. — The new SW750 air cart from Horsch LLC offers unmatched efficiency and versatility with its three-bin design and 750-bushel capacity. The SW750 comes standard with dual 710/70R38 tires, but can also be equipped with 36-inch tracks for higher flotation, decreased compaction and a lower horsepower requirement when compared with competing air carts. Customers also have the choice of a standard 10-inch auger or an optional 16-inch conveyor for faster, gentler loading of commodities....More

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