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E-Quip Blog: Agco to introduce smaller RoGator

Last year Agco announced it was "retiring" its SpraCoupe brand of sprayers, which catered to farmers who want smaller-sized application equipment. That left Agco with just its RoGator and TerraGator lines of higher-capacity machines. But with the recent announcement of the pending introduction of the RG700 RoGator, it's clear the company still sees a market[...]

EQuip Blog: Every which way but loose

If the title of this week's blog had you hoping I'd be talking about Clint Eastwood movies, I'm sorry to disappoint you. It's just that another restoration project is getting up to speed in my workshop, and I've done little else lately than spend time trying to loosen very rusty bolts, nearly all of which[...]

Is vertical tillage right for your farm?

From the September issue of Grainews Over the last few years, the term vertical tillage has slowly crept into many farmers' vocabulary. And while many have recently made a leap of faith and purchased one of these machines, others are still trying to understand just exactly what vertical tillage is all about. To give farmers[...]

Three steps to effective pre-harvest weed control

At this stage in the crop year, many farmers are thinking about making a late-season application of glyphosate to control perennial weeds. A pre-harvest pass can be effective weed control, but if it's applied at the wrong time or under the wrong conditions, it's just wasted time and money. Farmers shouldn't rely on it to[...]