Equipment & Tech


  • Calibrating mass flow sensor, moisture sensor and measured area harvested are important steps to ensuring accurate yield data this fall. (DTN photo by Pamela Smith)

    Harvest Tech Alert

    Producing accurate yield data requires properly calibrating equipment and taking steps to keep it calibrated and accurate throughout harvest.

  • New products and new sales pitches are ubiquitous at farm shows. Both demonstrate trends in the industry because they indicate what manufacturers believe farmers are in the mood to buy. DTN/The Progressive Farmer photo by Jim Patrico)

    Farm Show Season

    It's started. Dealers and manufacturers are trailering samples of their hardware to outdoor farm show sites, hoping the rain will hold off, the thermometer won't hit 95 and crowds will pour in.

  • The new Viking from Yamaha is one of several new utility side-by-sides to hit the market. Each is equipped to do work on the farm or ranch. (Photo courtesy of Yamaha)

    Side-by-Sides: New & Improved for 2017

    Side-by-side manufacturers have been busy releasing new side-by-side (SxS) vehicles for the new, 2017 model year. Progressive Farmer Senior Editor Dan Miller takes a look at the newest models.

  • Before purchasing new or used equipment, be sure its size and cost fit your operation. (DTN/The Progressive Farmer photo by Jim Patrico)

    How to Avoid Equipment Pitfalls

    Sometimes it is easy to forget the basics with farm equipment and DTN Staff Reporter Russ Quinn looks at some of them.

Equipment & Tech Perspectives

Machinery Chatter

A functioning fire extinguisher should be in the cab of every harvest vehicle this fall. It can save lives and expense. (DTN/The Progressive Farmer photo by Pamela Smith)

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