Author: Farm And Livestock Staff

New Wireless Grain Bin Fan Control App Saves Time, Energy

STEPS TH16 Smart Switch Lte is a new tool created to help save time, energy and keep operators safe. It is a wireless temperature and humidity monitoring switch that remotely monitors and sets temperature and humidity range though connected appliances through an iOS/Android App. You can efficiently manage the operation of your farm from your home or even while on the go. It requires WIFI at your grain bin and a smartphone, tablet or PC. The STEPS TH16 was created by Eli Troyer, a pioneer of grain aeration controls. Troyer was the founder and previous owner of the AgriDry...

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The TireGrabber is Now Available for Purchase in the U.S.

Whether you are a small farm or a massive industrial operation, The TireGrabber can help improve safety for your employees, reduce the time it takes to do routine maintenance and let you focus on your business. For many people working in the agriculture industry, manually moving large equipment tires is just part of everyday life. Canadian-based farmer Darcy Goossen knew there had to be a better way. He saw the need for a safer, faster and more efficient method to move the heavy and expensive tires around his property that would not only increase productivity but also reduce the...

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Calculating the Value of Cover Crops: New online tool available

A new decision-making tool that can help crop and livestock farmers in all states of the U.S. assess the economics of cover crops in their operations is now available for free on Iowa State University’s Ag Decision Maker website. The tool, “Economics of Cover Crops,” consists of three in-depth budgeting worksheets that let farmers analyze the costs and benefits of cover crops – and paths to profitability – in their row crop operations with or without the integration of livestock. Cover Crops Budget: looks at the economics of cover crops in systems without grazing or harvesting Grazing Cover Crops Budget: estimates...

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New Smart Soil Sensors Feature LoRa® Technology

Teralytic, manufacturer of wireless soil sensors introduced a new sensor at the 2018 World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit. The new sensor features Semtech LoRa devices and wireless radio frequency technology in a wireless sensor to detect nitrogen, phosphate and potassium (NPK) levels in soil to help farmers reduce waste and to improve crop yields. Producers need real-time visibility into soil conditions while working in their fields. Manual soil tests during growing season may fail to provide the data growers need and this can cause farmers to either over fertilize or under fertilize, harming profits and/or the environment. The Teralytic sensor is a battery-powered, meter long...

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Krone’s New Comprima Round Baler Features Camless Pick-up Design

Krone says customers are really going to like the “new-look” of the Krone 2018 Comprima Round Baler—the only round baler offering the exclusive Krone belt and slat system for building superior, denser bales in any crop, from straw, to dry hay, to wet hay for baleage. This Comprima features a new camless pick-up design that delivers better feeding and less wrapping, resulting in more uniform-shaped bales. Like earlier models, this Comprima offers the capacity for those who want to bale more tonnage per day. The new Comprima offers Krone-backed reliability, as it comes with a free 3-year/30,000 bale warranty...

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