Equipment http://westernfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6011/more en Yara North America introduces water sensor for citrus http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/yara-north-america-introduces-water-sensor-citrus <div class="node-body article-body"><p><span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="Yara">Yara</span>&nbsp;has introduced its&nbsp;<span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="Yara">Yara</span>&nbsp;Water Solution in the U.S. with installations in citrus groves in California and Florida. With water supplies and access growing scarcer in these U.S. states, agricultural solutions are needed to make the best use of water.</p></div> <p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/yara-north-america-introduces-water-sensor-citrus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/yara-north-america-introduces-water-sensor-citrus#comments Equipment Citrus Fri, 08 Jul 2016 00:13:00 +0000 168441 at http://westernfarmpress.com Yara water sensor on citrus leaf. World Ag Expo donates to Valley Children's Hospital http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/world-ag-expo-donates-valley-childrens-hospital-0 <div class="node-body article-body">The International Agri-Center and World Ag Expo recently donated $45,000 to Valley Children’s Hospital as part of the exposition’s support for community programs in the San Joaquin Valley.</div> <p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/world-ag-expo-donates-valley-childrens-hospital-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/world-ag-expo-donates-valley-childrens-hospital-0#comments Equipment World Ag Expo Fri, 03 Jun 2016 17:11:00 +0000 167741 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>Jerry Sinift, left, chief executive officer of the International Agri-Center, presents&nbsp;a check for $45,000 to Valley Children&#39;s Hospital, which is represented by VCH Vice President of Philanthropy&nbsp;Rob Saroyan, center, and VCH President and Chief Executive Officer&nbsp;Todd&nbsp;Suntrapak.</p> More precision from John Deere - StarFire 6000 Receiver http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/more-precision-john-deere-starfire-6000-receiver <div class="field-deck"> New receiver with SF3 signal improves accuracy and uptime for precise field operations </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Nearly 16 years ago, John Deere changed farming when it introduced the StarFire guidance system. Improvements were made in the following years with StarFire iTC and StarFire 3000 receivers. Now, the company takes satellite-based guidance to even higher levels of accuracy, repeatability and signal pull-in speed with the introduction of the <a href="http://emailer.emfluence.com/redirect/?id=38230187%5E1453977%5Ehttps://www.deere.com/en_US/products/equipment/ag_management_solutions/displays_and_receivers/starfire-6000/starfire-6000.page?">StarFire 6000 receiver</a> and SF3 signal.</p></div> <p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/more-precision-john-deere-starfire-6000-receiver" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/more-precision-john-deere-starfire-6000-receiver#comments Equipment Almonds Grapes Pistachios Walnuts Wed, 01 Jun 2016 15:01:00 +0000 167651 at http://westernfarmpress.com Yamaha RMAX launches U.S. commercial spray service in Napa vineyard http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/yamaha-rmax-launches-us-commercial-spray-service-napa-vineyard <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, announced the inaugural commercial operation of its RMAX remotely-piloted helicopter for agriculture spraying in the United States.</p> <p>The RMAX flight was completed this week in California for Napa-based Silverado Farming Company. RMAX applied a fungicide for preventative control of powdery mildew, a major fungal disease which affects grapes and many other crops.</p></div> <p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/yamaha-rmax-launches-us-commercial-spray-service-napa-vineyard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/yamaha-rmax-launches-us-commercial-spray-service-napa-vineyard#comments Equipment GPS Grapes Mon, 23 May 2016 17:36:00 +0000 167381 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>Yamaha Precision Agriculture team members and staff with&nbsp;Silverado Farming Company in Napa Valley, Calif. pose&nbsp;with Yamaha&#39;s RMAX helicopter for its&nbsp;inaugural U.S. commercial spraying service flight held May 18.&nbsp;</p> 'Trade-Up Program' geared to help clear the air http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/trade-program-geared-help-clear-air <div class="node-body article-body">California program will help speed up transition to more TIer 4 compliant engines and tractors</div> <p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/trade-program-geared-help-clear-air" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/trade-program-geared-help-clear-air#comments Equipment Business Fri, 13 May 2016 18:18:00 +0000 166711 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>California regulators are pushing agriculture into wider use of Tier 4 engines to replace technology they say causes more air pollution.</p> DeltaTrak announces FlashLink USB PDF reusable data loggers http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/deltatrak-announces-flashlink-usb-pdf-reusable-data-loggers <div class="field-deck"> Plug-and-play, on-board software </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>DeltaTrak, a producer of cold chain management, food safety, and environmental monitoring products, announces the release of its new FlashLink USB PDF reusable data loggers.</p> <p>The company says temperature verification is an important part of effective facility, equipment, and process management.</p> <p>DeltaTrak&rsquo;s new line of reusable loggers are cost effective solutions for accurately monitoring and recording temperature conditions in cold storage warehouses, walk-in coolers, freezers, processing, packing, and staging areas.</p></div> <p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/deltatrak-announces-flashlink-usb-pdf-reusable-data-loggers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/deltatrak-announces-flashlink-usb-pdf-reusable-data-loggers#comments Equipment Wed, 11 May 2016 01:05:00 +0000 167051 at http://westernfarmpress.com Rotoplas launches US tank business http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/rotoplas-launches-us-tank-business <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The global company Rotoplas has officially launched its commercial water, feed, and storage tank business in the U.S., including a production plant in Merced, Calif.</p> <p>Rotoplas designs and manufactures water, feed, and chemical storage polyethylene solutions.</p> <p>The company says its U.S. venture will provide high-value, high-end products to help consumer and environmental needs.</p> <p>Rotoplas&rsquo; products are currently produced in 21 plants across two continents with the newest plant in Merced.</p> <p>The company&rsquo;s U.S. headquarters is in Dallas, Texas.</p> </div> <p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/rotoplas-launches-us-tank-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/rotoplas-launches-us-tank-business#comments Equipment Tue, 10 May 2016 00:18:00 +0000 167021 at http://westernfarmpress.com 100,000th Hesston windrower rolls off production line http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/100000th-hesston-windrower-rolls-production-line <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="http://go.agcocorp.com/e/71092/2016-03-30/38s1dy/175938972" target="_blank">Hesston by Massey Ferguson</a>, the leading hay equipment brand of the <a href="http://go.agcocorp.com/e/71092/2016-03-30/38s1f1/175938972" target="_blank">AGCO Corporation</a>, unveiled its historic 100,000th windrower on <strong>March 29, 2016</strong> in Hesston, Kansas.</p></div> <p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/100000th-hesston-windrower-rolls-production-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/100000th-hesston-windrower-rolls-production-line#comments Equipment Wed, 30 Mar 2016 16:24:00 +0000 166121 at http://westernfarmpress.com Deere announces joint venture on high-clearance sprayers http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/deere-announces-joint-venture-high-clearance-sprayers <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Deere &amp; Company has entered into a joint venture with Hagie Manufacturing, the U.S. market leader in high-clearance sprayers. In the agreement, Deere acquires majority ownership of Hagie Manufacturing, which will continue producing sprayers at its Clarion, Iowa location.</p> <p>Equipment made through the joint venture will continue to carry the Hagie brand. Sales and service for Hagie equipment will be integrated into Deere&rsquo;s global distribution channel over the next 15 months.</p></div> <p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/deere-announces-joint-venture-high-clearance-sprayers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/deere-announces-joint-venture-high-clearance-sprayers#comments Equipment Tue, 29 Mar 2016 15:42:00 +0000 166071 at http://westernfarmpress.com BASF launches Maglis online platform to improve crop management http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/basf-launches-maglis-online-platform-improve-crop-management <div class="node-body article-body"><p>BASF has launched Maglis, an online agricultural platform designed to help farmers manage crops more effectively and efficiently.<br /> Connecting technology, data and people, Maglis allows farmers to gather, interpret, and monitor a range of crop-related data to help them make better agronomic decisions.</p></div> <p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/basf-launches-maglis-online-platform-improve-crop-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/basf-launches-maglis-online-platform-improve-crop-management#comments Equipment Thu, 03 Mar 2016 17:01:00 +0000 165391 at http://westernfarmpress.com