This week's Technology Corner takes a closer look at how Case IH dealer Titan Machinery is partnering with agtech company Augmenta to offer customers a smart and automated variable rate application system.
John Deere revealed a fully autonomous tractor at CES 2022 earlier this month. The company says the machine is ready for large-scale production and will be available to farmers in time for fall tillage operations.
Supply chain shortages have some dealers digging out decades-old precision equipment to help their customers get crops off the fields. Ohio staff at John Deere dealer Ag-Pro are putting GPS units from 2004 back to work, according to a recent story from Reuters.
Kubota Corp. plans to acquire AgJunction, a company that develops guidance, autosteer and autonomy technology, for $72.8 million. AgJunction announced the acquisition on Oct. 8. The company plans to hold a special meeting for shareholders in November to seek approval for the acquisition, and the transition would likely close shortly after approval.
A new bill introduced in the U.S. Senate would provide loan financing to farmers and ranchers to purchase precision agriculture equipment.
Sen. Deb Fischer, R-Neb., and Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., announced the Precision Agriculture Loan Act on Sept. 15. It’s the first federal loan program dedicated entirely to precision agriculture.
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In this episode of On The Record, we examine Deere’s Population of 20-Store Dealers On the Rise. In the Technology Corner, we take a look at Carbon Robotics Developing New “Thinning” Function for LaserWeeder. Also in this episode: AGCO & Kubota Sign Right to Repair MOUs, Deere Reports Rising Large Ag Price Realization - Lower Production Costs and Dealers’ Most Pressing Concerns.