Equipment Stories
Make sure your tank is free of cracks or fractures to avoid loss of product.
Photos credit: Fred Whitford, Purdue University
Equipment
February 10, 2016
Get Your Sprayer Ready For Spring
Cleaning equipment, checking for damages, and ensuring proper calibration should be standard procedure before the season begins. Read More
John Deere XUV 825i for web
Citrus
December 22, 2015
John Deere Unveils 2016 Gator XUV 825i Special Edition
XUV offers unique storage capabilities and LED lights. Read More
leafy green harvest guestworker migrant labor
Equipment
November 29, 2015
Presenting American Vegetable Grower’s 2016 Product Guide
American Vegetable Grower presents the products that can help you get the job done on your farm and orchard. Read More
Mahindra North America’s mPACT XTVs  include four camouflage models and two new Flexhauler models with enhanced cargo box capabilities as well as a limited special edition version of the XTV.
Equipment
November 11, 2015
Mahindra Expands Utility Vehicle Line
Seven new mPACT XTV models available. Read More
Photo courtesy of UF/IFAS
Citrus
October 19, 2015
U.S. Government Seeking Required Drone User Registry
New task force tasked to develop recommendations for registration process. Read More
Massey Ferguson 2700 E Series tractor
Citrus
October 17, 2015
4 New Tractors To Keep Your Farm On Track
Improved horsepower, fuel efficiency, versatility, and comfort are all part of recent product line additions. Read More
Auto Draft
Equipment
October 5, 2015
Grimmway Farms Moves Plants With Robots
In phase one of what it hopes will be a series of trials, Grimmway Farms experimented with the concept of Read More
Grimmway's Harvest Automation robots
Equipment
October 5, 2015
Robots, Container Production, And The Future Of Vegetable Growing
Water. Labor. Affordable land. Transportation costs. As a vegetable grower, you face challenges like these every year — but lately Read More
Jose Iniguez, Rod Farrow, and Jason Woodworth, co-owners of Lamont Fruit Farms in Waterport, NY, have maximized the art of profit per acre. (Photo credit: Christina Herrick)
Apples & Pears
September 30, 2015
Masters Of Maximizing Profit At Lamont Fruit Farms
Whatever you do, don’t go to Lamont Fruit Farms in Waterport, NY, and talk about saving money to be more Read More
The BIRD device is a 
wireless data-logging 
sensor that is similar in size and shape to a blueberry.  (Photo credit: Charlie Li)
Berries
September 29, 2015
New Technology Helps To Solve The Berry Mechanization Challenge
Blueberry production is a billion-dollar business in the U.S. Although the industry grows every year, a key stumbling block to Read More
Today, growers are banding fertilizer to reduce nutrient loads and using GPS guidance for precision farming.
Photo by Frank Giles
Citrus
September 23, 2015
YouTube Channel Provides Safety Videos For National Farm Safety Week
This week marks National Farm Safety Week and 10 U.S. Agricultural Centers, with funding from the National Institute for Occupational Read More
Meadowlark blueberry
Berries
August 21, 2015
Naturipe Farms Challenges Developers To Create The Blueberry Harvester Of The Future
Naturipe Farms LLC., the global leader in growing and marketing blueberries, is challenging creative technology minds to innovate a better Read More
The Latest
Equipment
April 22, 2016
Whole Orchard Recycling Could Improve So…
A giant new machine gobbles up whole trees and spits out the chunks, which eventually get worked back into the soil. Read More
Equipment
April 1, 2016
Tips To Calibrate Boom Sprayers
As equipment is being checked for use this spring and summer, make sure the nozzles are ready and accurate. Read More
Equipment
April 1, 2016
New Narrow Tractors Are Designed To Twis…
At this year’s World Ag Expo in Tulare, CA, John Deere unveiled the 5G Series Tractors with narrow and highly-maneuverable Read More
Equipment
February 10, 2016
Get Your Sprayer Ready For Spring
Cleaning equipment, checking for damages, and ensuring proper calibration should be standard procedure before the season begins. Read More
Citrus
December 22, 2015
John Deere Unveils 2016 Gator XUV 825i S…
XUV offers unique storage capabilities and LED lights. Read More
Equipment
November 29, 2015
Presenting American Vegetable GrowerR…
American Vegetable Grower presents the products that can help you get the job done on your farm and orchard. Read More
Equipment
November 11, 2015
Mahindra Expands Utility Vehicle Line
Seven new mPACT XTV models available. Read More
Citrus
October 19, 2015
U.S. Government Seeking Required Drone U…
New task force tasked to develop recommendations for registration process. Read More
Citrus
October 17, 2015
4 New Tractors To Keep Your Farm On Trac…
Improved horsepower, fuel efficiency, versatility, and comfort are all part of recent product line additions. Read More
Equipment
October 5, 2015
Grimmway Farms Moves Plants With Robots
In phase one of what it hopes will be a series of trials, Grimmway Farms experimented with the concept of Read More
Equipment
October 5, 2015
Robots, Container Production, And The Fu…
Water. Labor. Affordable land. Transportation costs. As a vegetable grower, you face challenges like these every year — but lately Read More
Apples & Pears
September 30, 2015
Masters Of Maximizing Profit At Lamont F…
Whatever you do, don’t go to Lamont Fruit Farms in Waterport, NY, and talk about saving money to be more Read More
Berries
September 29, 2015
New Technology Helps To Solve The Berry …
Blueberry production is a billion-dollar business in the U.S. Although the industry grows every year, a key stumbling block to Read More
Citrus
September 23, 2015
YouTube Channel Provides Safety Videos F…
This week marks National Farm Safety Week and 10 U.S. Agricultural Centers, with funding from the National Institute for Occupational Read More
Berries
August 21, 2015
Naturipe Farms Challenges Developers To …
Naturipe Farms LLC., the global leader in growing and marketing blueberries, is challenging creative technology minds to innovate a better Read More
Equipment
July 13, 2015
John Deere Gator Giveaway Winner Announc…
Meister Media Worldwide (MMW) is proud to announce the winner of this year’s Gator Giveaway contest. The Gator Giveaway contest Read More
Equipment
July 1, 2015
Harvest Trends: More Mechanization Neede…
As the labor supply declines, industry experts and growers say investing in the latest harvesting technology will be necessary. Read More
Equipment
May 27, 2015
The Benefits Of Vineyard Mechanization
Labor accounts for a substantial fraction of the production costs of most fruits, including grapes. Manual harvest is particularly laborious, Read More
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