GFM Network News

Aug 1 to 15: AGCO looks to the future

In this first instalment of a two-part series, Scott Garvey speaks with Eric Hansotia, who took over as CEO of AGCO in January 2021. Here they discuss Eric's strategic plan for the future and what aspects of machine design the company will focus on.

July 15 – 31: Gemini milking robot

The Gemini milking robot from BouMatic is an automated milking system that simultaneously milks two cows. It aims to optimize and combine best milking practices for vacuum, pulsation and utilizing technology. (Originally recorded for the 2020 Canada's Digital Farm Show)

July 1 – 15: Discovery Farm Research

Blake Weiseth PAg joins Western Producer Editor Mike Raine for a discussion about the research taking place at Glacier FarmMedia’s Discovery Farm near Langham, Sask. Phosphate trials and salinity projects are outlined.

July 1 – 15: The evolution of Fendt’s IDEAL combine, part 2

In part two of their conversation, Scott Garvey talks with AGCO's Joshua Ekholm about how artificial intelligence is built into the Fendt IDEAL combine systems and new operator controls, as well as how it may lead to a variety of new methods of control input in the future as technology evolves.