Agricultural Equipment

Handheld Crop Sensor assesses health of plants.

Readings from measurements taken with GreenSeeker® can be used to make decisions regarding amount of fertilizer to be applied to crops. Positioned over plant and actuated via trigger pull, sensor calculates Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (plant health). Readings can be used to indicate basic nutrient response, crop condition, yield potential, stress, biomass, leaf area, herbicide...

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Trimble Announces Innovations for Planting and Spreading Operations That Add Seeding Efficiency and Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communications

New Vehicle Sync, Seed Monitoring Capability, Multi-Product Variable Rate and Spinner Speed Control LOVELAND, Colo., Jan. 17, 2012 - Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today four new innovations designed to assist growers with planting and spreading operations - Vehicle Sync, seed monitoring capability, application management of up to two variable rate products and spinner speed control. These...

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Largest, Most Significant Launch of New Ag Equipment from John Deere

Lineup includes new combines, larger corn heads, platforms, and tractors for more productivity in the field. LENEXA, Kan., -- John Deere today completed the public unveiling of its new ag equipment for 2012 as part of the largest, most significant product introduction in the company's 174-year history. Significant improvements in power, comfort, and performance are the hallmarks of the new...

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Customizable Agricultural Sprayer comes with 1,000 gal tank.

Customizable Agricultural Sprayer comes with 1,000 gal tank.

Equipped with 1,000 gal total drain tank, TR1000 enhances productivity by reducing refill trips for farmers that spray mid- to- larger-sized acreages. Agricultural sprayer features, as standard, Big Wheel Axle assembly, PTO or Hydraulic-driven pump, and adjustable wheel base from 62-120 in. Examples of available options include automatic rate control, freshwater rinse with power wash system,...

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Telescopic Handler provides max life height of 19 ft, 3 in.

Telescopic Handler provides max life height of 19 ft, 3 in.

With overall height of 6 ft, 7 in. and width of just under 6 ft, Model MLT 625 telescopic handler can access small storage buildings, greenhouses, and stables. Handler provides short turning radius of 10 ft and max lift capacity of 5,500 lb. Turbo-charged 75 hp Kubota diesel engine coupled with hydraulic gear pump results in flow rate of 24 gpm at 3,408 psi. Additional features include 2-speed...

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Granger Plastics Partners with Aquaponics Leader

Granger Plastics Partners with Aquaponics Leader

The Granger Plastics Company has entered into the world of sustainable living by manufacturing the first Rotationally Molded Aquaponics system in the World. Aquaponics is the marriage of aquaculture, or raising fish, and hydroponics, which is growing plants without soil. The art of growing plants and fish together has its historical roots with the Aztec Indians. Formal scientific interest of...

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Pressure Compensating Ag Dripline offers reliable, steady flow.

Suited for all vineyard and orchard applications, A5 PC(TM) Series uses GritX(TM) Emitter Technology to provide growers with uniform water distribution under harsh field conditions. Flat-emitter, hard hose dripline draws water from center of tubing to reduce chance of flow reduction/plugging. Available in 0.53 and 1.06 gph nominal flow rates in 18 and 20 mm tubing diameters, system has pressure...

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Touchscreen Weight Indicator suits agricultural applications.

Touchscreen Weight Indicator suits agricultural applications.

NTEP-Certified M3060 Touchscreen Indicator features 7 in. TFT LCD color touchscreen, readable in full sunlight, and aluminum and polycarbonate enclosure to withstand harsh conditions. Unit has 3 serial ports, USB port, and Ethernet port as well as CompactFlash® and Wi-Fi communication slots. Providing legal-for-trade measurements, it can be programmed with various 3rd party software packages to...

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Wireless Sensor Board enables precise agriculture execution.

Used with Waspmote platform, Agriculture Sensor Board enables up to 14 environmental parameters to be monitored in wireless sensor network for precise irrigation and climate control in vineyards and greenhouses. Over 10 sensors can be connected simultaneously, and Waspmote does not need to monitor values continuously. Board can thusly spend extended periods in power-saving hibernate mode,...

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Anhydrous Fertilizer Applicator delivers 3-season use.

Anhydrous Fertilizer Applicator delivers 3-season use.

With working width of 57.5 ft and working speed up to 10 mph, 23-row Model 2510H applies anhydrous fertilizer to large areas. Five-section flex-fold frame allows implement to hug contours of field, while hydraulic down pressure system helps to optimize 23 openers to maintain proper operating depth. For preplant fertilizer applications, Model 2510H moves quickly in and out of fields, providing...

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