Dec 9, 2010

Case IH starts shipment of Tier 4a-compliant tractors

This month Case IH shipped out the first in a lineup of new high-horsepower tractors that meet the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Tier 4a emissions regulations, which take effect January 1. Models shipped include the new Magnum 180, 190, 210, and 225. The company has presold more than 750 Magnum tractors, which range in price from about $175,000 to $250,000. Orders for big diesel tractors have tripled from a year ago, Case said....More
Dec 9, 2010

Next generation corn rootworm trait from Syngenta

If all goes as planned, producers will have a new corn rootworm trait available for the control of Western corn rootworm, Northern corn rootworm and Mexican corn rootworm....More
Dec 6, 2010

Outback adds steer-by-wire, automated turns, new receivers

  The Outback eDriveX centimeter-level automated steering system from Hemisphere GPS now offers cabling to quickly outfit automated steering-ready vehicles, including those from Case IH, New Holland, John Deere and Challenger. In addition, new eDriveX software will enable end-row turns at the touch of a button....More
Dec 2, 2010

New application for planning corn refuge

A new Insect Resistance Management refuge calculator is available to assist producers in calculating their corn refuge requirements. The calculator includes all commercial Bt products on the market and features a trait selection process that allows farmers to run several planting scenarios on a field-by-field basis....More

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