Results are in for the World Ag Expo's Top-10 New Products competition. The winners will be showcased February 14-16 during the 45th annual World Ag Expo in Tulare, Calif.
"The Top-10 new products are a favorite `must-see' among World Ag Expo visitors," says 2012 World Ag Expo chairman, Patty Colson. "Attendees should make sure to stop by the New Products center to view this year's winners."
A group of judges made up of growers, ranchers and industry professionals selected the Top-10 New Products.
2012 Top-10 New ProductS:
1) ai24's SCR HR-Tag
Micro Dairy Logic and Semex
A new tag that tracks cow rumination and activity levels to provide unique insight into cow well-being and reproductive status.
2) DeLaval AMR
Vernon Hills, Ill.
The first and only automated milking system for rotary milking parlors.
EnviroTech Services, Inc.
An enhanced chloride dust control and road stabilization product that provides a more efficient, longer-lasting and more environmentally friendly alternative to typical chloride treatments.
Fowler Nurseries, Inc.
A more durable tree sleeve offers better, longer spray and sunburn protection for new orchards.
5) Hoof-Tec Complete Footbath System
Hoof-Tec Footbath Solutions
A one-step process to simplify control of hoof diseases in dairy cows.
6) Oxbo 9120 Raspberry Harvester
A new raspberry harvester designed and built to pick only the highest-quality fruit.
An innovative table saw that prevents operator injury in the blink of an eye.
A new iPad app lets growers and ranchers take their office to the field.
9) DewPoint 6110
Staheli West, Inc.
Cedar City, Utah
A baling system with steam puts hay growers in control of their hay harvest schedules.
10) Valley Tire Pressure Monitor
This center pivot tire pressure monitor system lets irrigators check tire pressure at the control panel or remotely.