Sukup is more than just grain bins

Sukup Manufacturing is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2013. Located in Sheffield, Iowa with 5 distribution centers throughout the grain belt, Sukup is positioned well to serve farmer-customers. John Bowes, international sales director for Sukup Manufacturing said his company builds products to last. Assisting farmers to be more successful and helping farmers find solutions in… Read more »

Innovative ag solutions from Hagie Manufacturing

Hagie Manufacturing Company showcased a 2012 STS12 with high speed nitrogen applicator at its Ag Connect exhibit. Jim Craig, Director of Business Development, told Brownfield the STS 12 is a designed not only for the farmer/producer, but also for the retail market. This machine is capable of spraying full season, injecting nitrogen fertilizer with the… Read more »

Do your fertilizer homework

Greg Schwab, Director of Agronomy for Koch Agronomic Services encourages farmers to take some time and do their homework when making their 2013 fertilizer decisions. Schwab suggests farmers look at university data and other unbiased sources, understand the products mode of action and choose the one that is right for your specific situation. Conversation with… Read more »

TeeJet technology “ahead of the curve”

Brian Satorius, applications engineer at TeeJet says their spray jet technology is “ahead of the curve.” They featured their 6120 Droplet Size Monitor and Century 6140 Tip Flow Monitor at Ag Connect 2013. AUDIO: Brian Satorius (2:00 mp3) TeeJet Spraying Systems Company

“Heart” of John Deere Crop Insurance

The heart of John Deere Crop Insurance is the FarmSight™, says Jim Woosley, manager of product development.  Woosley tells Brownfield Ag News, “You’ll take (your) data structure, load that onto your machines, go out and record your data. Then, we can provide you maps that when you take into your FSA office you can use… Read more »

John Deere’s FarmSight™ featured at AG Connect

Attendees got to see lots of products and solutions on display from John Deere at Ag Connect 2013 in Kansas City. Jarred Karnei, John Deere product marketing manager tells Brownfield Ag News, talked about John Deere’s FarmSight™, explaining that, “We see ourselves as a solutions provider. We don’t just want be able to provide a… Read more »

New Holland part of U.S. Custom Harvesters Convention

The U.S. Custom Harvesters Association Convention was held conjointly with Ag Connect 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri and New Holland ag equipment company was a part of it. Nigel Mackenzie, New Holland marketing manager for the North American region for combine harvesters and heads, tells Brownfield the importance of supporting the Custom Harvesters Association, about… Read more »

New Holland incorporating latest technologies

Jim Moellenberndt, field marketing specialist manager for New Holland, says they are incorporating the latest technologies into their equipment. For instance, they have a new corn rower system which allows for a more efficient use of corn stover. They are also highlighting the 880 CF and new 840 headers with center knife drive. AUDIO: Jim… Read more »

Farmer harvests earlier for higher profits

Making the most of your farm equipment is something Missouri farmer Gary Porter emphasized with growers at the 2013 Ag Connect Expo in Kansas City. Porter has a corn, soybean and Angus cattle operation in Mercer County, in north Central Missouri. He urged farmers to maximize the use of their equipment.  He tells Brownfield Ag… Read more »

HARDI introduces self propelled sprayers

At the Ag Connect Expo in Kansas City, HARDI North America introduced two new models of self propelled sprayers, SARITOR and PRESIDIO.  It’s the company’s first venture into the self propelled market.  We visited with national sales manager Brad Frazier about these new sprayer models and their move into the self propelled market. AUDIO: Brad… Read more »