Unique attachment for your utility vehicle
Ever considered how you could reach heights - and still have some stability? Or how about a roving deer blind. Innovative Equipment, a Wisconsin firm with a range of new ideas, has the UTX Scissor Lift which can be connected or removed easily from most any UTV. It can provide you a working height up to 19 feet on nearly any terrain, and it can be leveled in slopes up to 12 degrees. Lifting capacity is about 500 pounds. You can learn more at iequipt.com.
Portable livestock feed bins
Looking for a way to store animal feed for easy transport around the farm? There's a new option from a firm that got its start in Australia. The Jacky Bin is made of food grade polymer with a smooth interior and a galvanized steel frame. With a 35-cubic foot capacity, it can contain up to 1,500 pounds of feed ingredients. It can be lifted up for opening to drop ingredients into a mixer, and enclosed fork truck pockets allow for easy transport. You can learn more about these handy bins at jackybinusa.com.
New blades from Woods
Woods Equipment is rolling out the 50- and 60-series Rear Blades, which are ideal for moving a range of materials at feedlots, outdoor arenas, nurseries, farms and ranches. A relief valve is standard with hydraulic angle/offset kits to help protect the tractor an drear blade when striking unexpected objects. The unites also feature a reversible, double-beveled cutting edge for long life. The 50-series models RB72.50, RB84.50 and RB96.50 are fully mechanical with a hydraulic angle option for 30-65 hp tractors. The 60 series models RB84.60 and RB96.60 are available with any combination of mechanical or hydraulic angle, offset or tilt for 40-85 hp tractors. Learn more at woodsequipment.com.
A better N source
Mondy's has reformulated its natural Agri-N to provide twice the nitrogen, plus the same clean sugar as its original formulation -for the same cost. You can mix and apply Agri-N with other treatments. The new product has 14% nitrogen, allowing more coverage from the same container. The product can be used as a foliar spray, a side-dress or during chemigation or fertigation. Learn more at montysplantfood.com.
Apply for support of your tractor resto
Titan International has announced applications are now being accepted for the 2017 antique tractor restoration program. FFA and 4-H members can apply online. Each year, the program awards hundreds of sets of tires for qualified projects in support of students and young leaders in ag. The company will provide a donation of front and rear Titan or Goodyear tractor tires. In addition to the tractor restoration program, Titan holds regional tire auctions each year to benefit state FFA chapters. In 2016 alone, the auctions raised more than $133,000. Apply to support your project at titan-intl.com/antique-tractor-restoration.
New sensors and a drone
Sentera has been launching a range of innovations lately. Newest is a new single sensor in a compact package that can provide drone users both true normalized differential vegetative index imagery or normalized difference red edge images. That sensor (shown) integrates onto any drone for a range of uses. The company also has a new value-based fixed wing offering - the Phoenix which is available starting at $10,990. This airship works with a variety of payloads, and covers more acres in less time than competitive options. Learn more about both at sentera.com.