Equipment http://westernfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6011/more en Cannon Michael takes helm at Bowles Farming Co. http://westernfarmpress.com/management/cannon-michael-takes-helm-bowles-farming-co <div class="field-byline"> Amy Roberts, Contributing Writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cannon Michael shoulders the responsibility of overseeing an 11,000-acre farm operation during California’s water crisis.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/management/cannon-michael-takes-helm-bowles-farming-co" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/management/cannon-michael-takes-helm-bowles-farming-co#comments Cotton Equipment Irrigation Management Vegetables Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000 148041 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p><strong>CANNON MICHAEL is the new president of Bowles Farming Company, a diversified 11,000 acre family-farm operation located in Los Banos, Calif.</strong></p> Farmers searching for increased efficiency in lower-price environment http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/farmers-searching-increased-efficiency-lower-price-environment <div class="node-body video-body">Farmers reacting to lower prices by seeking ways to save money through more efficient equipment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/farmers-searching-increased-efficiency-lower-price-environment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/farmers-searching-increased-efficiency-lower-price-environment#comments Alfalfa Equipment Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:46:00 +0000 148211 at http://westernfarmpress.com Organic is not the ‘sustainable’ food of the future http://westernfarmpress.com/management/organic-not-sustainable-food-future <div class="field-byline"> Richard Cornett, Director of Communications, Western Plant Health Association </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Don't fall for the modern myth that organic food production is “more sustainable” in the long run than conventional crop production.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/management/organic-not-sustainable-food-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/management/organic-not-sustainable-food-future#comments Cotton Equipment Grapes Management Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Tree Nuts Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:30:00 +0000 148081 at http://westernfarmpress.com Farm Press CEU program gives away iPad http://westernfarmpress.com/management/farm-press-ceu-program-gives-away-ipad <div class="node-body article-body">Michael Marshall of Lincoln, Calif., wins a new iPad from Western Farm Press’ online CEU program.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/management/farm-press-ceu-program-gives-away-ipad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/management/farm-press-ceu-program-gives-away-ipad#comments Equipment Management Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:00:00 +0000 148151 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>CEU program gives away iPad.</p> Toro celebrating its first 100 years with event at World Ag Expo http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/toro-celebrating-its-first-100-years-event-world-ag-expo <div class="node-body video-body">Toro marks approach of its 100th anniversary with media event, product introduction at World Ag Expo.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/toro-celebrating-its-first-100-years-event-world-ag-expo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/toro-celebrating-its-first-100-years-event-world-ag-expo#comments Equipment Irrigation Thu, 10 Apr 2014 14:51:00 +0000 148071 at http://westernfarmpress.com Case IH announces new entries for the hay and forage market http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/case-ih-announces-new-entries-hay-and-forage-market <div class="node-body video-body">Case IH uses new World Ag Expo Pavilion to introduce new LB4 series balers that offer producers more flexibility and the ability to harvest more hay while the sun shines. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/case-ih-announces-new-entries-hay-and-forage-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/case-ih-announces-new-entries-hay-and-forage-market#comments Alfalfa Equipment Wed, 09 Apr 2014 21:17:00 +0000 148051 at http://westernfarmpress.com Faster method to detect farm problems takes flight http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/faster-method-detect-farm-problems-takes-flight <div class="node-body article-body">The GeoBlu Explorer is an unmanned aerial vehicle which can help farmers track down problems in crop fields and on livestock operations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/faster-method-detect-farm-problems-takes-flight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/faster-method-detect-farm-problems-takes-flight#comments Equipment Grapes Miscellaneous Tree Nuts Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:16:00 +0000 147871 at http://westernfarmpress.com The GeoBlu Explorer searches fields for trouble spots caused by pests and diseases, plant nutrition and water issues, and more. Solar panels provide major cost savings for Lakeside Dairy http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/solar-panels-provide-major-cost-savings-lakeside-dairy <div class="node-body video-body">Solar panels helped dairy in San Joaquin Valley reduce costs and survive recession and drought</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/solar-panels-provide-major-cost-savings-lakeside-dairy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/solar-panels-provide-major-cost-savings-lakeside-dairy#comments Equipment Management Wed, 02 Apr 2014 15:01:00 +0000 147721 at http://westernfarmpress.com California dairy powers savings with solar http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/california-dairy-powers-savings-solar <div class="node-body article-body">Solar helps dairy producer milk more profit by reducing power costs</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/california-dairy-powers-savings-solar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/california-dairy-powers-savings-solar#comments Equipment Technology Wed, 02 Apr 2014 12:00:00 +0000 147691 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>Water used&nbsp;to grow the wheat crop for Mike Monteiro, left, and his brother Manuel, is pumped from 800 feet. To offset the heavy pumping costs Lakeside Dairy installed a solar power system, which covers about 75 percent of the operation&rsquo;s utility costs.</p> 10 agriculture stories you should read today, March 17 http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/10-agriculture-stories-you-should-read-today-march-17 <div class="node-body article-body">Coon Dog Killer. Pope Loves His Plonk. EPA’s Permit Planet. Rosewood Mafia. House with no Corners. Concrete Soil. Drought Costs Coming.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/10-agriculture-stories-you-should-read-today-march-17" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/10-agriculture-stories-you-should-read-today-march-17#comments Alfalfa Cotton Equipment Government Grapes Irrigation Management Markets Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Rice Tree Nuts Vegetables Mon, 17 Mar 2014 07:15:00 +0000 147071 at http://westernfarmpress.com