Farm Equipment editors encounter a variety of articles, social media posts, podcasts and videos that offer a unique look at various aspects of our great farm machinery industry. Here is our favorite content from the past week from across the web. “Best of the Web This Week" is brought to you by CLEANFIX



The Road to Automation: RDO Equipment Podcast

RDO Equipment shares the dealer’s view of automation following Deere’s introduction of the 8R fully autonomous system at the 2022 Consumer Electronics Show. In this 17-minute podcast, listeners hear of the things that can be done today to prepare for autonomous solutions tomorrow, which RDO defines as “just a couple of years away.” A good listen whether you are a green dealer, or one who’ll be preparing to sell “against” the system.


‘Moneyball Moment’ for Smart Sprayers

Precision Planting, John Deere, BASF in collaboration with Bosch, and Trimble in partnership with Horsch are all working on targeted spraying systems promising to slash farmers’ herbicide usage amid shortages. Ben Voss, director of sales in North America and Australia for Raven Industries, calls it agriculture’s “Moneyball moment” in this article from Successful Farming

WHY PRECISION SPRAYING IS KEYING AGRICULTURE’S MONEYBALL MOMENT


Bidding Farewell to Messick’s Old Elizabethtown, Pa., Store

Neil Messick takes one last walk around the Elizabethtown, Pa., facility and reminisces on his experiences growing up around the store. Messick’s Farm Equipment recently moved into their new, state-of-the-art headquarters in Mt. Joy, Pa. You can read all about the new store in the April/May issue of Farm Equipment.


AgRally Event Returns for AgDay, Examines Electrification in Ag

AgRally, America’s Live Farm Show will be broadcast March 22 on RFD-TV in celebration of AgDay. AgRally will begin at 2 p.m. EST and run through 5 p.m. EST on Tuesday, March 22. Farm Equipment was asked to present a special presentation on the outlook for electric-powered farm equipment, including details of an all-new study of growers, dealers and manufacturers.

AgRally Event Returns for AgDay, Examines Electrification in Ag


No-Till History Museum Chronicles Practice’s 60 Years.

No-Till Farmer prepared an impressive No-Till History Museum, featuring more than 2,000 square feet of 8x10-foot barnwood displays. The Museum, displayed at the 30th Annual National No-Tillage Conference in January at Louisville’s Galt House, is shown in a special online gallery.

No-Till History Museum Chronicles Practice’s 60 Years.


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