World Ag Expo, set for Feb. 10-12 in Tulare, Calif., has unveiled its 2009 Top 10 New Products.
Selected by a panel of agribusiness professionals, the Top-10 New Products can be viewed at http://www.worldagexpo.com/general-info/top10_new-products.asp.
World Ag Expo¹s New Product Center will showcase the top selections during the annual three-day agricultural exposition at Median Street in front of Pavilion C.
The 2009 Top-10 New Products are:
Packing 25 percent more silage in its 14-foot diameter bag than a conventional 12-ft. silage bagger, the Ag-Bag, a Miller-St. Nazianz, Inc. Company, X1114 Professional self-propelled bagger represents the results of two years of development and testing.
A patented environmentally-friendly device that fits into the main line of drip, sprinkler or flood irrigation systems, which allows growers to stretch limited water supplies without chemicals and without extra electrical power.
Green Box Energy Recyclers
When mounted on the control panel of an inductive motor, a small electrical storage unit distributed by Energy Recyclers prevents expensive damage to older motors caused by brown-outs while cutting energy costs significantly.
By spraying only the tree canopies and not the spaces between them, a new sensing system for sprayers offers a simple way to achieve dramatic cuts in chemical use and expenses when treating young trees.
NV-851 Produce Wrapping Machine
New to the United States, a machine designed for use in packing houses, warehouses and supermarkets offers the ability to automatically wrap as many as 850 or more pieces of produce per hour in a plastic film.
A new spray-on house fly bait product, which can be used with granular scatter fly baits, takes control of house flies in livestock facilities to a new, higher level.
RanchCam Remote Camera
A new solar powered electronic camera system lets you keep an eye on fence gates, fuel storage areas and other remote locations, day or night, from anywhere in the world.
Series III Drip Tape Carrier
The job of laying drip irrigation tape loading the full roll and dispensing the tape is now a lot faster, easier and safer than it used to be.
Combining a specially-designed attachment and an innovative three-wheel battery-powered drive-unit, a new walk-behind machine takes the work out of moving heavy barrels of livestock feed.
Valley Tracker Mobile
Monitoring and controlling pivot irrigation equipment without traveling to the field has never been easier or more convenient. The new Valley Tracker Mobile enables you to check the status of a sprinkler irrigation machine and control its operations anywhere you have cell phone coverage, just by pressing the phone¹s touch screen. All you need are a Web-enabled smartphone or smart PDA, a Windows mobile browser and access to the Internet.
World Ag Expo occupies more than 2.6 million square feet of exhibit space, hosts more than 1,600 exhibitors and draws an estimated 100,000 attendees.
Catherine Merlo is Western editor for Dairy Today. You can reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org.