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Agdealer TV: Oct 15 to 31: Tracking electric drive development

AGDealerTV is a new online video series focusing on new machinery and technology in today’s fast-evolving agriculture industry. On AGDealerTV you’ll see the host Spencer Myers along with Scott Garvey from Grainews Magazine interview product developers, cover global launches of equipment, and feature specific pieces of new technology. They’ll be travelling to events like Ag in Motion, Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show, and Agritechnica to show you the farming innovations being developed in Canada and around the world. You can watch AGDealerTV on-demand at

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Oct 15 to 31: Tracking electric drive development
This past year has seen a particular jolt in interest for electrically driven vehicles, and it's not going to subside any time soon. For a recent Ag in Motion presentation, machinery writer Scott Garvey took a look at some of the major electric and battery innovations from several auto and machinery-makers and how this technology is expected to be applied in real-world situations.

Oct 1 to 15: Brandt XT-Series Grain Cart
Brandt released its XT-Series grain cart line in 2020, replacing its XR line of grain carts that have been on the market since 2010. Here, Taylor de Gooijer, product planner for Brandt, shares what benefits producers can expect in the new grain cart line.

Sept 15 to 30: Massey Ferguson 8S Tractors
AGCO's Massey Ferguson brand has just introduced the 8S Series "all-new" high horsepower tractors to its lineup. Ranging from 205 to 265 horsepower, these tractors represent a complete redesign over previous models. Scott Garvey takes a closer look at what AGCO has built into them.

AgDealerTV: Drivers in the seat, optional
Farm equipment autonomy got a recent boost with the announcement that John Deere was partnering with Bear Flag Robotics to retrofit that Deere tractor you may already have in your shed. In this video, Scott Garvey talks about the announcement and how soon it may be coming to a dealer near you.

Aug 15 to 31: AGCO looks to the future, pt. 2
In part two of this video, Scott Garvey shares more of his conversation with AGCO CEO Eric Hansotia. In this instalment, they discuss how farmer interaction with the brand and its dealers will evolve in the future as the company looks to have a more direct relationship with its customers.

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: 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.

June 15 – 30: John Deere MY22 sprayers
Glacier FarmMedia machinery reporter Scott Garvey takes a look at John Deere’s model year 2022 400 and 600 series sprayers and finds out what the green brand has to offer for new features and options.

June 1 – 15: A discussion on “IDEAL” updates, part 1
In this first segment of a two part video, Scott Garvey talks with Joshua Ekholm, AGCO' director of engineering for Global Harvesting Electronics about two recent features added to the specifications list on the Fendt IDEAL combine: AutoDock and joystick steering. In this video, Joshua provides the background on when those features were first talked about by engineers and why they’ve been built into the new combines.

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