More than Machinery

February 17, 2010 06:00 PM

Margy Fischer, Farm Journal Machinery Editor
The National Farm Machinery Show is known for its showcase of farm iron, but technology is also a highlight during the four-day event. Our editorial team canvassed the show, and here's a highlight reel of the new precision ag products and headlines.
Watch an active demonstration of Case IH's CVT technology


The Slingshot system from Raven builds a wireless connection from the tractor cab to the office.

Tier 4 emission standards are due to take effect on January 1, 2011. This will have a major compact on equipment manufacturers and here's AGCO's point of view on the more stringent regulations.

Watch as the John Deere PitStop Pro tendering system runs to show automated changing of anhydrous ammonia tanks without leaving the cab of the tractor. John Deere can pair PitStop Pro for use with 2510H Nutrient Applicators, which now includes a 23-row model.

To provide greater satellite reliability, Trimble products can interface with the Russian Federation satellites known as GLONASS. Also, the new Trimble Field IQ can be packaged as a starter kit for precision ag users, and the GreenSeeker remote sensors provide a real-time view of crop health and on-the-go nutrient application.
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