Product of the Year

John Deere F4365
Equipment2016 Product Of The Year Voting
September 13, 2016
Update: Voting for the Product of the Year has ended. For the ninth year in a row, CropLife IRON magazine is Read More
DTS10 Sprayer Hagie
SprayersHagie Introduces 2016 DTS10 Self-Propelled Sprayer
October 6, 2015
Hagie Mfg. has introduced to the market the newest and most innovative member of its product family, the 2016 DTS10. Read More
R4023 Sprayer, John Deere
Equipment2015 Product Of The Year Voting
September 8, 2015
For the eighth year running, CropLife IRON is once again honoring this year’s Product of the Year. Below you will Read More
EquipmentHagie’s STS Application Series Takes Home 2014 IRON Top Honors
December 30, 2014
Hagie Mfg. is proud to announce that the STS Application Series has been selected as the 2014 CropLife IRON Product of the Year. Read More
EquipmentHagie Wins 2014 CropLife IRON Product Of The Year Award
December 15, 2014
The self-propelled sprayer maker has a hit on its hands with the new STS Series model. Read More
Eric SfiligojIt’s Product Of The Year Voting Season
September 22, 2014
Readers of CropLife IRON will choose 2014’s best new product over the next month. Read More
R4045 Sprayer John Deere
Equipment2014 Product Of The Year Voting
September 19, 2014
The deadline to vote for the 2014 CropLife IRON Product of the Year is October 31. Please cast your vote today to help us determine the winner. Read More
EquipmentAGCO’s RG700 Sprayer Wins 2013 CropLife IRON Product Of The Year
January 13, 2014
AGCO’s new RG700 self-propelled sprayer is one of two products to be named a 2013 CropLife IRON Product of the Year winner. Read More
Case IH 2240 Patriot Sprayer
SprayersNew Patriot Sprayer Wins 2013 CropLife IRON Product Of The Year
January 13, 2014
Case IH’s new Patriot 2240 self-propelled sprayer has been named one of the winners of the 2013 CropLife IRON Product of the Year trophy. Read More
Eric SfiligojVoting For 2013’s CropLife IRON Product Of The Year Begins
September 23, 2013
As the calendar turns to fall, various groups are getting ready to present awards to the year’s best in (insert Read More
Eric SfiligojThe R4038 Impresses Two Places At Once
August 26, 2013
The summer equipment season always seems to generate its share of market buzz. Usually, after ag retailers attend the annual Read More
EquipmentNITRO Glistening
March 1, 2013
Over the past six years, CropLife IRON has annually asked its readers to vote for their favorite new product introduction Read More
Eric SfiligojNITRO 5000 Sprayer Wins Product Of The Year Award
January 21, 2013
Last week, I spent part of my time at the Wisconsin Crop Management Conference in Madison, WI. Not only is Read More
Eric SfiligojMake Every Vote Count For Product Of The Year
October 29, 2012
Living in the battleground state of Ohio, I’ve been bombarded with endless political messages from both parties. While a select Read More
Eric Sfiligoj2012 Product Of The Year Voting Opens
October 1, 2012
Fall has officially arrived. Growers are in the midst of harvesting their crops, fall fertilizer applications are taking place and Read More
EquipmentProduct Of The Year: A Patriotic Victory
December 9, 2011
For the past five years, CropLife IRON has sought the opinions of its readers to determine which product should be Read More
Eric SfiligojBy Popular Vote
October 24, 2011
As long-time readers of my columns might remember, I love a good voting competition. There’s something about seeing votes come Read More
SprayersHonoring RoGator
March 15, 2011
For the past four years, readers of CropLife® magazine’s sister publication, CropLife IRON, have had the chance to nominate five Read More
EquipmentEvery Vote Counts
December 13, 2010
Winter has arrived in earnest in Northeast Ohio. Since the start of December, our area (and several others across the Read More
Seed/BiotechSmartStax Named New Product Of The Year
November 1, 2010
The SmartStax corn trait technology, developed jointly by Dow AgroSciences and Monsanto, has been named AgriMarketing magazine’s 2010 New Product Read More
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May 24, 2017
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