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3 Trends in Precision Farming

By Jodie Wehrspann Michael Helling has done his homework on what’s hot in precision farming. He’s worked for the last 10 years in Trimble’s Agriculture...

SIMA Paris Farm Show Gallery

The SIMA farm show in Paris featured new technology, including a field robot in the Amazone exhibit and height-adjusting cabs for self-propelled sprayers, found in several company displays.

The next big things in farming

I’m continually amazed at the speed of innovation. What’s even more impressive is how this innovation touches every single aspect of our lives, whether we know it or not.

Now where did I park that tractor?

While returning from a recent farm show, I got to the parking lot where I “thought” I had parked my car. In fact, I was...

A smartphone app for nitrogen rates

The University of Illinois Extension and the Illinois Council on Best Management Practices have developed a new tool to help farmers.

Tractor driving on auto pilot

Southeast Farm Press recently attended a demonstration of the Kinze Manufacturing Autonomy project.

New technology from above

You’ve probably heard about unmanned drones being used by the military. Well, that technology is coming to the farm.

New head-turning combines

I’m always looking at new equipment. And while my expenses don’t rival that of new combines, tractors or implements, the thought of having something new...

Law of unintended consequences can drive new technology developments

U.S. equipment manufacturers are constantly striving to develop new and better products for their customers. When you think about it, how many recent technology breakthroughs...