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  • Mar 25, 2015
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    High-speed tractor that breaks 40 mph

    Back in 2000, we did a story on high-speed tractors called “Breaking the speed barrier.” In the article, JCB was credited for holding the record of for the fastest tractor, capable of achieving speeds up to 40 mph....More
  • Jan 8, 2015
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    2015 Consumer Electronics Show: Your next cab 1

    Over the weekend I heard a CBS radio interview with Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association, who said one thing that is different with this year’s show in Las Vegas is the strong showing of automakers and automotive suppliers. Five car makers displayed their wares this year compared to near to none a decade ago. States Shapiro in an interview: “Technology has become more important than horsepower. Consumers are saying, ‘What I have in my home, I want in my car.”...More
  • Aug 25, 2014
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    Farm Industry News

    TEST DRIVE: New Holland's Genesis T8 SmartTrax

    New Holland gave media the chance to drive its new half-tracked, half-wheeled tractor called the new Genesis T8 Series SmartTrax at company headquarters in New Holland, PA. It is designed with conventional wheels in front for maneuverability and comfort and its SmartTrax tracked system in the back to provide traction and flotation. Nathan Graham, commercial trainer with New Holland, takes us for a ride to point out the features. Judging by its smooth ride, you won’t even know there are tracks underneath....More
  • Jul 28, 2014
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    Test driving New Holland tractors

    Team FIN farmer Daryl Bridenbaugh gives an update on the corn and soybean crop conditions in Ohio, plus a test drive of New Holland's T7 and T8 series tractors....More
  • Jun 1, 2014
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    WI growers manage fleet with a single plug

    Last week I travelled to Cuba City, WI, where brothers Joe and Matt Schweigert and crew had just finished up planting corn and soybeans. They were testing out a new drive made by 640 Labs that plugs into the electronics of their tractors and farm equipment and records everything about how the machines are running....More
  • Nov 18, 2013
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    Play "Guess That Tractor!" with us on Facebook

    Browse through 19 black and white tractor photos we took at Agritechnica to guess the brands on our Facebook page....More
  • Jun 19, 2013
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    Special report: Ride and drive of John Deere skid steers and loaders

    This week, in Moline, IL, I am taking part in a ride-and-drive of John Deere’s new large-frame construction equipment, rated 75 hp and up, launched at the World of Concrete earlier this year. The lineup includes the E-series skid steers and compact track loaders, G-series compact excavators, and 644K Hybrid 4WD loader....More

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