AGCO Corporation has unveiled its new Fendt 500 Vario tractor featuring high performance and compact design in the 110-150 horsepower range.
The company says the Fendt 500 Vario tractor is designed to meet the needs of operators who increasingly demand more with less. The tractor is versatile enough for a wide range of applications work, from light chores to fieldwork....More
The new 660-gallon-capacity Patriot 2250 sprayer from Case IH features best-in-class horsepower along with the fuel efficiency that comes with Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR)-only emissions technology.
Rough fields and rolling terrain can test the limits of application equipment, the company says. The Patriot 2250 sprayer is designed with the increased power, torque, and capacities needed to push through those limits and cover more acres, more efficiently every day....More
Massey Ferguson has introduced its new 2700E Series of utility tractors.
The company says these easy-to-use tractors provide customers a great value to complete almost every job. The tractors are ideal for loader work, hay work, mowing, and other applications.
Two models are available in the series - the MF2705E (49 engine HP) and the MF2706E (57 engine HP). These tractors are also offered with two transmission choices, 4-wheel drive, and five-year power train warranty coverage....More
Tractors have been getting bigger as farmers try to become more efficient to save labor and fuel. But way bigger is not always better, according to the designers at New Holland.
For 2016, New Holland is introducing the T7 Heavy Duty tractor with two models – the T7.290 and the T7.315. The numbering system reflects the engine horsepower, which is ample, but both have a shorter frame....More
The T. G. Schmeiser Company has acquired the Smart-Till product line from HCC, Inc.. The purchase includes the assets and trade names associated with the Smart-Till product line and its associated parts and components.
Over the next weeks, all manufacturing and administration operations will be shifted from Illinois to the newly constructed Schmeiser manufacturing facility in Selma, Calif....More
Raven Industries has enhanced its line of high speed modems with the release of the new Slingshot Field Hub 2.0.
The Slingshot Field Hub 2.0 will enhance Raven’s product and service offering, including improvements in over-the-air update capability, remote support, and data transfer between field-deployed hardware and the office....More
Case IH recently introduced Precision Air 5 series air carts designed to get more from the plant’s potential through highly accurate seed and fertilizer placement.
The air carts boost capacity and use AccuSection section control technology to help producers do more work in less time - and seed with more confidence.
The 5 series’ modular metering control system provides accuracy of seed and fertilizer placement. The AccuSection technology uses individual electronic meter drives to provide primary run control on a per meter basis....More
John Deere says its new four-cylinder 5E and 5ML series tractors pack a lot of heavy-duty power and versatility for utility tractors of their size.
The new four-cylinder 5E series tractors are built for many applications including livestock feeding, haying operations, roadside mowing, and property maintenance.
The two new 5ML models are low-profile machines good for work in orchards, livestock barns, and other environments with restricted heights....More
AgJunction Inc. has agreed to acquire Novariant Inc. through a merger transaction.
Combined, the two companies will establish a preeminent position in automated steering and machine control technologies worldwide, combining product portfolios and leveraging industry-leading intellectual property.
Specifically, Novariant and AgJunction will be better positioned to achieve market objectives through leveraging:
• A larger presence with more resources
• A broader OEM partner list...More
The 2015 Southwest Ag Summit is underway in Yuma, Ariz thisa week with about 900 folks are gathered to glean information on winter vegetables and other crops grown in the low desert farming regions in Arizona and California.
The summit opened with a field demonstrations with a wide variety of equipemtn and technology...from mechanized lettuce thinners to drone use in agriculture.
Enjoy these photos and informational cutlines.