Equipment Stories
Oggun tractor
Equipment
June 17, 2016
New Tractor For The Small Grower On The Horizon
New business venture's goal is to meet the needs of those producing on a limited number of acres. Read More
The team at Lamont Fruit Farms  takes a progressive approach to staffing. “Give people the opportunity to excel,” Jose Iniguez says. “If our employees want it, we give them the chance.”
Apples & Pears
May 30, 2016
Is Your Orchard Ready For Mechanization? [Opinion]
Automation is on the horizon, and it would be beneficial if you’re planting with that in mind. Read More
high denisty apple orchard washington
Apples & Pears
May 29, 2016
Orchard Systems Matter With Mechanization
“It takes years to turn orchards from a big, wild 3-D tree to a narrow canopy — a lot of Read More
These workers use a platform from Automated Ag for hand thinning. (Photo credit: Christina Herrick)
Apples & Pears
May 27, 2016
How Best To Integrate Man And Machine
If you want to implement labor-saving mechanization, you should start the conversation with the end user – your employees. Read More
Harvesting Tips At Kuhn Orchards
Equipment
May 2, 2016
USDA Offers New Loans For Portable Farm Storage, Handling Equipment
Portable equipment can help producers, including small and local farmers, get products to market quickly. Read More
Here is a row of mature almond trees that just encountered the Slasher (in background) from IronWolf Manufacturing.
Equipment
April 22, 2016
Whole Orchard Recycling Could Improve Soil Fertility
A giant new machine gobbles up whole trees and spits out the chunks, which eventually get worked back into the soil. Read More
sprayer nozzles
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
The 5075 GV (right) is the most nimble in the series, with a width of just 40.5 inches. (Photo credit: David Eddy)
Equipment
April 1, 2016
New Narrow Tractors Are Designed To Twist And Turn Through Orchards and Vineyards
At this year’s World Ag Expo in Tulare, CA, John Deere unveiled the 5G Series Tractors with narrow and highly-maneuverable Read More
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
The Latest
Equipment
July 6, 2016
Options In Harvest Mechanization For Veg…
Depending on your goals, labor-saving devices are available to just about any grower, big or small. Two growers and an equipment manufacturer discuss the kinds of things you can do — and what it will mean for your production. Read More
Equipment
June 28, 2016
Washington State University Partners Wit…
DJI, a global leader in drone and camera technology, will work with the university to research use of UAVs. Read More
Citrus
June 22, 2016
Heads Up: FAA Finalizes Rules For Small …
Regulations will create new opportunities for business and government entities to use unmanned aircraft systems weighing less than 55 pounds. Read More
Equipment
June 17, 2016
New Tractor For The Small Grower On The …
New business venture's goal is to meet the needs of those producing on a limited number of acres. Read More
Apples & Pears
May 30, 2016
Is Your Orchard Ready For Mechanization?…
Automation is on the horizon, and it would be beneficial if you’re planting with that in mind. Read More
Apples & Pears
May 29, 2016
Orchard Systems Matter With Mechanizatio…
“It takes years to turn orchards from a big, wild 3-D tree to a narrow canopy — a lot of Read More
Apples & Pears
May 27, 2016
How Best To Integrate Man And Machine
If you want to implement labor-saving mechanization, you should start the conversation with the end user – your employees. Read More
Equipment
May 2, 2016
USDA Offers New Loans For Portable Farm …
Portable equipment can help producers, including small and local farmers, get products to market quickly. Read More
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
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