Farm Progress

34-plus new products debut at New York Farm Show

Check out these 34 new ag products and more at NYFS, Feb. 22, 23 and 24.

John Vogel, Editor, American Agriculturist

January 17, 2018

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New York Farm Show is renowned for gathering hundreds of new equipment, plant and feed products, plus crop technologies for dairy farmers and livestock producers. Here are 32 that exhibitors submitted in advance, plus their exhibit locations.

Building codes are: AH (Art and Home Center); CP (Center of Progress); D (Dairy Building); HT (Horticultural Building); I (International Building); and S (Science Building).

Can’t make it to the show? Check the products out on their websites.

First, 11 unpictured products
1. Aerobic manure treatment. Pond Lift’s Stinkstopper agitates and aerates pits and ponds to allow aerobic decomposition and reduce manure odor. Suggested retail: $10,900 per 70 animal units. Visit Booth: D-586

2. Calf scours test. PortaCheck’s Rainbow calf scours test is a rapid, on-farm screening test for rotavirus, coronavirus, E. coli and cryptosporidium. Suggested retail: $99.75 per kit. Visit Booth: D-718

3. Equipment financing/leasing. Business Lease Consultants offers financing or leasing for new and used equipment, vehicles and structures. Visit Booth HT-377

4. Hardened wear parts. Steel Sales markets Hardox wear parts — custom fabricated truck parts, skid plates, merger shoes and bucket liners. Visit Booth: CP-126

5. Hunting rights leasing. Base Camp Leasing helps farmers and landowners gain additional income and reduce crop damage by leasing hunting rights. Suggested retail: $1,000 to $3,000. Visit Booth: I-39 

6. Milk and water testing. Lancaster DHIA offers DNA mastitis testing and other services. Visit Booth: HT-3309

7. Milk pathogen detector. Acumen Detection’s Acu-Polaris Pathogen Detection System is a CR-based, easy-to-use on-farm system that dramatically reduces delays and inaccuracies occurring in culture-based milk detection. The system provides results within three hours so that treatment can begin immediately. Visit Booth: HT-3308

8. Non-GMO seed corn. Chemgro Seeds offers the 5280 Nutridense hybrid produced with non-GMO specifications. Visit Booth: D-710

9. Organic soil amendment. Agro Liquid’s C-Tech is a blend of humic acid, fulvic acid, fungi and bacterial designed to unlock soil nutrients. It carries an OMRI certification for organic production. Suggested retail: $25 per gallon. Visit Booth CP-110

10. Soybean inoculant. Advanced Biological Marketing’s Graph EX SA soybean inoculant is a blend of Excalibre inoculant plus SabrEx root inoculant in a talc-graphite carrier. Contains proprietary Bradyrhizobia bacteria plus a Trichoderma beneficial fungi to boost soil nutrient use. Suggested retail: $3.77 per acre. Visit Booth: D-750

11. Tire sealant. Schaeffer Specialized Lubricants features a new tire sealant that can seal punctures. Suggested retail: $1,921 for 55-gallon drum. Visit Booth: CP-120

Click through the photo gallery above to see the rest of the new products that will be showcased at NYFS this year.

About the Author(s)

John Vogel

Editor, American Agriculturist

For more than 38 years, John Vogel has been a Farm Progress editor writing for farmers from the Dakota prairies to the Eastern shores. Since 1985, he's been the editor of American Agriculturist – successor of three other Northeast magazines.

Raised on a grain and beef farm, he double-majored in Animal Science and Ag Journalism at Iowa State. His passion for helping farmers and farm management skills led to his family farm's first 209-bushel corn yield average in 1989.

John's personal and professional missions are an integral part of American Agriculturist's mission: To anticipate and explore tomorrow's farming needs and encourage positive change to keep family, profit and pride in farming.

John co-founded Pennsylvania Farm Link, a non-profit dedicated to helping young farmers start farming. It was responsible for creating three innovative state-supported low-interest loan programs and two "Farms for the Future" conferences.

His publications have received countless awards, including the 2000 Folio "Gold Award" for editorial excellence, the 2001 and 2008 National Association of Ag Journalists' Mackiewicz Award, several American Agricultural Editors' "Oscars" plus many ag media awards from the New York State Agricultural Society.

Vogel is a three-time winner of the Northeast Farm Communicators' Farm Communicator of the Year award. He's a National 4-H Foundation Distinguished Alumni and an honorary member of Alpha Zeta, and board member of Christian Farmers Outreach.

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