Equipment Stories
Massey Ferguson 4700 Global Series
Citrus
October 18, 2016
Make Tracks With These New Farm Tractors
Take a look at a trio of recent farm tractor releases from several leading manufacturers. Read More
Action shot of an automated strawberry picker from Harvest CROO
Citrus
October 17, 2016
Ag-Tech Tools Are Beyond Cool, They’re A Necessity
This kind of innovation is not just about labor-saving convenience, it could save an industry without having to completely alter the way a crop is grown. Read More
Mechanical strawberry transplanter, the first of its kind in California, developed from collaboration among Driscoll’s, Plantel, and Solex.  (Photo credit: Surendra Dara)
Berries
October 1, 2016
New Mechanical Strawberry Transplanter Wows
New tool, developed in California, helps to alleviate labor needs during summer planting season. Read More
Organic farmer on tractor
Equipment
September 28, 2016
Small Tractor Sales On The Rebound
Retail sales of tractors under 40 horsepower gained more than 21% last month, while sales of larger tractors continued their double-digit declines. Read More
Action shot of an automated strawberry picker from Harvest CROO
Berries
September 22, 2016
Investors Clamoring For Automated Strawberry Picking Technology
Naturipe joins growing list of backers in the labor-saving vision and mission of ag-tech startup. Read More
watermelon field R Gordon
Equipment
September 6, 2016
Trimble Announces Seamless Farm Data Integration With John Deere Operations Center
This initiative will ensure accurate records and eliminate duplicate data entry.   Read More
Yanmar-UTV
Equipment
August 11, 2016
New UTV To Hit The Market In January 2017
Yanmar enters the UTV market with two designs of its Bull Series. Read More
Jim Paarlberg of Paarlberg Farms points out how the Odenberg double sorters on his Pik Rite tomato harvester feature electronic fingers that can 
accept or reject tomatoes.  
Photo credit: Gabrielle Paarlberg
Equipment
July 6, 2016
Options In Harvest Mechanization For Vegetable Growers
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
Agras MG-1 agriculture drone
Equipment
June 28, 2016
Washington State University Partners With UAV Manufacturer On Research
DJI, a global leader in drone and camera technology, will work with the university to research use of UAVs. Read More
UAV in flight
Citrus
June 22, 2016
Heads Up: FAA Finalizes Rules For Small Drones
Regulations will create new opportunities for business and government entities to use unmanned aircraft systems weighing less than 55 pounds. Read More
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
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Equipment
November 28, 2016
New Video Series To Enhance Safety And E…
Videos cover the science behind key topics and best practice recommendations, which include understanding droplet size and spectrum. Read More
Equipment
November 14, 2016
New 4×4 Vehicle Offers Four-Passeng…
With increased room in vehicle, additional personnel can be transported to complete tasks on the farm. Read More
Equipment
October 25, 2016
Agricultural Mechanization: One Theme Of…
The show to be held in Italy will highlight some of the latest spraying, irrigation, and harvesting equipment. Read More
Citrus
October 18, 2016
Make Tracks With These New Farm Tractors
Take a look at a trio of recent farm tractor releases from several leading manufacturers. Read More
Citrus
October 17, 2016
Ag-Tech Tools Are Beyond Cool, They̵…
This kind of innovation is not just about labor-saving convenience, it could save an industry without having to completely alter the way a crop is grown. Read More
Berries
October 1, 2016
New Mechanical Strawberry Transplanter W…
New tool, developed in California, helps to alleviate labor needs during summer planting season. Read More
Equipment
September 28, 2016
Small Tractor Sales On The Rebound
Retail sales of tractors under 40 horsepower gained more than 21% last month, while sales of larger tractors continued their double-digit declines. Read More
Berries
September 22, 2016
Investors Clamoring For Automated Strawb…
Naturipe joins growing list of backers in the labor-saving vision and mission of ag-tech startup. Read More
Equipment
September 6, 2016
Trimble Announces Seamless Farm Data Int…
This initiative will ensure accurate records and eliminate duplicate data entry.   Read More
Equipment
August 11, 2016
New UTV To Hit The Market In January 201…
Yanmar enters the UTV market with two designs of its Bull Series. Read More
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