Week of March 11, 2022


Farm equipment editors come across a variety of articles, social media posts, podcasts and videos that offer a unique look at various aspects of our formidable agricultural machinery industry. Here’s our favorite content from the last week on the web. “The Best of the Web This Week” is brought to you by CLEANFIX.

Dealer Success Academy — The Future of Electric and Battery Powered Equipment

During Rural Lifestyle Dealer Dealer Success Academy, 4 product experts share their thoughts on the growth of the electric and battery-powered equipment market in recent years and what dealers can expect in the future, including what it will mean for their business .

Manufacturer Director Howard Dahl shares insight into the situation in Ukraine

Howard Dahl, director of agricultural machinery manufacturing in North Dakota, talks about his more than 90 trips to Ukraine and his personal observations of the war in this 2-minute AgWeek video. You can learn more about Dahl’s business from this podcast by Agricultural material Ag Entrepreneurs Series.

PRODUCT OF THE WEEK: The new fence wheel hits the market — The Germinator

What makes the Germinator unique, says Farm Shop CEO Tony Wendler, is the firmer inner rim shoulder design, which wraps the seed with the soil, maximizing seed-to-soil contact. Wendler’s Iowa-based company is available for spring planting and is also set to release a new nylon 6 or “plastic steel” version.

What do the producers think of the all-in-one standalone NEXAT?

Grain and oilseed producer Clinton Monchuck of Saskatchewan, Canada, offers some initial thoughts and questions about the NEXAT all-in-one standalone platform in this virtual chat with Future Farming.

Service Truck Tour by Sloan Implement’s “You-Tubing Tech” Zeth Wrench

We just discovered this excellent YouTube video series (“ZK MasterTech”) by Zeth Key of Sloan Implement of Illinois, a John Deere Master Ag Tech. His frequent posts describe life as service technology, which he says is one of the most rewarding and challenging careers around. And take a look at his truck provided by Sloan Implement, what he calls the FAV, or Farm Assault Vehicle.

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