New Crops For Topguard Fungicide
Cheminova announces additional crop
registrations for Topguard, a broad-spectrum
triazole fungicide.Topguard fungicide’s
row crop registration has been expanded
to include peanuts, soybeans, field
corn, field corn grown for seed, popcorn
and sugar beets.
The Topguard fungicide specialty crop
label has been expanded also. It now includes
pome fruit – apple, crabapple, loquat
and quince as well as stone fruit –
sweet cherry, tart cherry, apricot, nectarine,
peach, plum, Chicksaw plum,
Damson plum, Japanese plum and prune.
Topguard is a fungicide with curative
and preventive properties. Its unique
chemistry makes Topguard, with the active
ingredient flutriafol, an excellent
choice to prevent fungicide resistance and
handle tough diseases not effectively controlled
by other chemistry.
Producers should consult their local
crop protection dealer to learn more about
Topguard fungicide. Topguard is a registered
trademark of Cheminova, Inc.
AutoFarm Introduces GeoSteer
AutoFarm recently introduced the latest
addition to its industry-leading autosteering
portfolio called GeoSteer.
AutoFarm is proud to offer a single antenna
product, GeoSteer, to complement
its dual antenna system, ParaDyme. With
the addition of GeoSteer to its steering
family, AutoFarm provides solutions that
not only demand premier performance
but also offer great value to producers.
GeoSteer is compatible with a full
range of field applications from tillage to
planting, crop spraying and harvesting.
Available at all levels of accuracy, GeoSteer
is easily upgradeable from WAAS/EGNOS
to OmniSTAR or RTK configuration.
Integrated cell modem for remote
real-time service and NTRIP enables diverse
communication modes. Interface
support for hydraulic, CAN, mechanical
and steer-ready vehicles makes GeoSteer
compatible with most leading agriculture
More information on AutoFarm’s
GeoSteer can be found on their Web site
New Features On Axial-Flow Combines
Case IH has unveiled new features on
its legendary Axial-Flow combines for
2013, including a redesigned cab and a
new folding auger with an industry-exclusive
pivoting spout option.
Guided by input from producers and
operators, Case IH has taken the largest
and quietest cab in the industry for largemodel
combines and made it even better.
Features of the new cab include a slim
Multifunction Propulsion Handle, redesigned
with controls within a finger’s
reach. It contains an upgraded right-hand
console with simple ergonomic controls
and slide rail that allows for adjustment
of the display, placement of a cup-holder
and office tools. Multiple convenient storage
locations have been added featuring
Operators can stay tuned in and connected
on the go with an iPod plug-in,
and a training seat opens to a convenient,
portable electric refrigerator to keep
food and drinks cool. Leg and foot room
has been added and a red leather luxury
cab seat option is available for comfort
during long harvest days and nights.
All models use the state-of-the-art AFS
Pro 700 display for yield monitoring and
machine and guidance control in the cab.
The AFS Pro 700 is compatible with all
Case IH equipment and can be easily
transferred to your tractor cab for planter
control and later to your sprayer to control
your application maps.
Making on-the-go unloading more
comfortable and safer as
header width sizes continue
to increase, Case
IH has added new options
to its auger offerings:
auger that folds at a 90-
degree angle and a 34-
foot auger that folds at a
In addition, operators
can now control a pivoting
grain spout with the
the flow of grain up to
three feet without changing
the speed of the grain cart or combine.
In combination with the independent
cross-auger control launched last year,
producers will have more flexibility during
the challenging grain cart fill process.
For more, go to www.caseih.com.