More than 400 New York Farm Show exhibitors will roll out a host of new equipment, plant products and technologies targeted for Northeast farmers. Here are details on 16 – a few of many – that will tickle your curiosity. Information and photos were submitted by the exhibitors.
Print this article out. Circle ones you're most interested seeing, and bring your copy to the show. Their exhibit location is at the end of each item. The building codes are: AH (Arts and Home Center), CP (Center of Progress), D (Dairy Building), HT (Horticultural Building), and I (International Pavilion) and S (Science Building).
FRCS Tanks is rolling out new above-ground storage tanks with a coating system that requires no cathodic protection for slurry storage. This first ag-driven storage tank is NRCS approved and made with U.S. steel. Contact: Nate Blackwood, 234-221-2015. Booth: HT-323A
Ag Weather Station
New in-field weather monitoring technology is integrated with weather forecasts from DTN/The Progressive Farmer. This pro-grade weather station records real-time conditions and records historical data. Contact: Terry Thiel, 402-399-6466. Booth: HT-325
King’s AgriSeeds’ KingFisher Secure-BR alfalfa is designed with increased branch-rooting to help keep more root system above the water table, yet secure the plant freeze-thaw action. It combines high resistance to pathogens including Race 2 Aphanomyces root rot. Disease rating index is 30/30. Fall dormancy: 3.8. Winter hardiness: 1.6. SRV: $220 per unit. Contact: Rodney Porter, 717-687-6224. Booth: D-722B
Calf Milk Cart
Coburn Company rolls out its Milk Bar milk cart for bucket-less filling of liquid calf feeders from a 33-gallonm double-insulated tank that keeps milk warm. Includes 12-volt battery, pump and charger, plus hose, nozzle, flow meter and mixing whisk. SRV: $2,895. Contact: Maryam Polley, 262-473-2822. Booth: CP-444.
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