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  • Jul 16, 2013
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    TEST DRIVE: New Claas Lexion 780 combine, new for 2014

    Claas intern Julian Kollmeyer takes Senior Editor Jodie Wehrspann for a ride in the new, model year 2014 Lexion 780, Claas’ biggest combine to date and its second class 10 model.  A 16L Mercedes-Benz engine peaks out at 590 hp to provide power to the largest crop headers on the market. Kollmeyer demonstrates the third-generation Terra Trac track system, which provides stability on hills, and Auto Contour, a feature that keeps the corn heard close to the ground by automatically adjusting to ground contours....More
  • Nov 19, 2012
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    New combine buyer’s guide

    U.S. combine sales spiked in October, following a 0.7% slump in the first nine months of this year compared to the same period in 2011, according to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers’ latest unit retail sales report. A total of 1,768 self-propelled combines were sold in October, compared to 1,218 in October 2011, pushing the total for the year up to 8,383....More
  • Mar 1, 2012
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    Farm Industry News

    Massey Ferguson introduces redesigned 9560 combine at NFMS 12

    The new Massey Ferguson 9560 combine from AGCO-MF is the largest in the 9500 Series. Greg Fonger with AGCO-MF explains the features of the totally redesigned combine from header to spreader. The combine was on display at the 2012 National Farm Machinery Show....More
  • Feb 20, 2012
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    Farm Industry News

    Michelin launches new CerexBib combine tire

    Michelin unveils the CerexBib combine tire, the industry’s first high-flexion tire specifically designed for combines. New IF and VF flexion technology is incorporated in the combine tire to allow for 40% lower air pressures than standard radial tires so that the tire footprint spreads out over more ground to minimize soil compaction. Michael Vandel, segment marketing manager for Michelin North America, explains....More
  • Feb 16, 2012
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    Farm Industry News

    Geringhoff concept row-independent corn head - Part II

    Senior Field Editor Scott McPheeters demonstrates the mechanics of the prototype combine head from Geringhoff, exhibited at the National Farm Machinery Show. The new combine head will harvest crops including corn from any direction across all rows opening up the future for solid-seeded corn....More

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