Nov 17, 2010
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Fendt 828 Vario named Europe's 2011 Tractor of the Year

Europe's prestigious Tractor of the Year award for 2011 goes to AGCO's Fendt 828 Vario tractor. The new model features a Tier 4-compliant engine with SCR technology and a new electronic control system. The New Holland T7.210 won the "Golden Tractor" award....More
Nov 15, 2010
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Hemisphere GPS adds electric steering wheel for Outback eDrive 6

  The Outback eDrive automated steering system now has an electric steering wheel option to complement its hydraulic-based steering system. Called the eDriveVSi, the electrically controlled steering wheel will be available for swathers, tractors, sprayers, harvesters and other farm machinery. The electrically controlled steering wheel replaces the existing steering wheel in the vehicle. It is designed to deliver decimeter-level steering control accuracy ideal for broad-acre applications such as swathing, spraying and spreading, according to Outback....More
Nov. 11, 2010
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2011 National Farm Machinery Show

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Nov 11, 2010
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Skinny, the Barn Mortician

Let's get one thing out of the way up front. I'm not into antiques. Yeah, yeah, the GuyNo2Mobile is a 1961 Volkswagen and technically an antique, but it's modified enough that it probably ticks off antique purists. If I rub the purists the wrong way, that's a good thing, in my book.  ...More
Nov 11, 2010
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Syngenta takes reins of Greenleaf

The joint ownership of Greenleaf Genetics between Syngenta and Pioneer is no more. The companies announced this week that the venture has been dissolved and Syngenta has assumed full ownership of Greenleaf Genetics. Syngenta launched GreenLeaf Genetics in 2004 and it became a joint venture with Pioneer in April 2006. It will now operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of Syngenta Seeds. The move will allow both companies to pursue independent licensing strategies for each company’s proprietary corn and soybean genetics as well as biotechnology traits....More
Nov 11, 2010
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New-generation skid steer loaders 2

Over the weekend UK equipment maker JCB invited journalists to its North American headquarters in Savannah, Ga, to see the unveiling of a new generation of skid steer loaders and compact track loaders. The new line is composed of seven skid steers--four wheeled and three tracked models—that have an operating capacity of 2,600 lbs. plus....More

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