GFM Network News

June 15 – 30: John Deere MY22 sprayers

Glacier FarmMedia machinery reporter Scott Garvey takes a look at John Deere’s model year 2022 400 and 600 series sprayers and finds out what the green brand has to offer for new features and options.

June 1 to 15: Wheat progress in Ontario, and do you need a fungicide?

Farmtario contributor Matt McIntosh caught up with Emma Epp – Leamington-based agronomist with Epp Ag Solutions and a sales representative for Pioneer. They talked about how this year’s wheat crop is progressing, how quickly fungicide recommendations can change with some rain and look at how to identify flag leaf emergence.

June 1 – 15: A discussion on “IDEAL” updates, part 1

In this first segment of a two part video, Scott Garvey talks with Joshua Ekholm, AGCO' director of engineering for Global Harvesting Electronics about two recent features added to the specifications list on the Fendt IDEAL combine: AutoDock and joystick steering. In this video, Joshua provides the background on when those features were first talked about by engineers and why they’ve been built into the new combines.

May 15 to 31: The Forgotten R in 4R Nutrient Management, Pt. 4

Many farmers are modifying nitrogen timing, placement and product. But if they are not varying their rate, they are not achieving the full economic efficiency and environmental sustainability potential of 4R nutrient management. In this final video from our four-part video series, Dr. Mario Tenuta discusses ways farmers and agronomists can take nutrient stewardship to the next level. (Originally recorded as a webinar for Grainews and Glacier FarmMedia GrowPro)

May 15 to 31: The Next Generation of Autonomous Ag

Machinery reporter Scott Garvey takes a look at the latest in autonomy developments in the agricultural sector. In this video, Garvey talks with a representative from John Deere about the future of self-driving ag equipment, a representative from AGCO about Fendt's Xaver swarm robotics technology, and a 'completely different' take on autonomous vehicles to wrap up. (Originally recorded for Canada's Digital Farm Show)