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  • Oct 5, 2012
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  • Oct 4, 2012
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    Fendt unveils new 500 Vario series tractor in Germany

    A recent tractor rollout event in Marktoberdorf, Germany, drew a large crowd as Fendt took the wraps off its new 500 Vario series tractors. The 500 series tractors were born in the company's brand new, state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities, which was a $300 million investment. Walter Wagner, European product manager, Fendt, introduces the new compact tractor....More
  • Sep 20, 2012
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    No driver needed for Kinze’s Autonomous Harvest System

    Farmers in the Monmouth, IL, area have spent three weeks harvesting corn with Kinze’s new Autonomous Harvest System. The system requires no operator for the tractor that follows the combine with a grain cart. The video above shows a combine that has just finished unloading and the tractor with cart driving away. The tractor moves to the edge of the field where it “parks” and waits for an operator to drive it to a semi for unloading....More
  • Sep 17, 2012
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    New tracked Challenger MT700D tractor improves ride, traction

    The mobile track system on the new Challenger MT700D features oscillating mid wheels that provide a smooth ride and improved traction. Conor Bergin, AGCO senior marketing specialist, explains the engineering behind the track system....More
  • Sep 10, 2012
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    Challenger MT700D tractor offers more power, lower fuel consumption

    AGCO introduced its new Challenger MT700D Series track tractors in August at the Farm Progress Show. The new line boasts more horsepower and torque with reduced fuel consumption than previous similar models, according to Conor Bergin, AGCO senior marketing specialist....More
  • Aug 29, 2012
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    Case IH and New Holland announce final approach to fight emissions

    And they say it couldn’t be done. Ever since the EPA came out with its latest emission guidelines, called Tier 4, most engine experts purported that it would take two engine technologies to meet the required reductions in soot and smog. For more: Reinventing the Engine...More
  • Aug 9, 2012
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    Have you ever wondered how your tractor tire is made?

    If you've ever wondered how the tires on your ag equipment are made, Titan Tire will reveal the process in this step-by-step tour of the tire-making process inside their production facilities. From the mixing of ingredients to the manual layering that is required, the process may be more complicated than you think. For more information, visit http://www.titan-intl.com/ Source: Titan Tire...More
  • Jun 11, 2012
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    AGCO expands manufacturing with new assembly for all MF, Challenger tractors

    All wheeled Massey Ferguson and all Challenger tractors for North America are now being assembled at the Jackson, Minn., AGCO manufacturing facility. Prior to this, many tractor models were assembled in Beauvais, France. AGCO hired 200 new employees for the expansion project, according to Jay Mulso, manager of the AGCO visitor center. Plant tours are available. Visit http://jackson.AGCOcorp.com.  ...More
  • May 29, 2012
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    One tough ride

    A little over a week ago, Team FIN tractor- and truck-tester Daryl Bridenbaugh got hurt while doing something he loved: driving his John Deere 4020 tractor. We got the news while editing one of his stories about the new Ram trucks recently previewed at the New York International Auto Show. His wife, Peggy, told us that earlier in the evening Daryl was driving down a hill pulling a full nitrogen applicator when suddenly the rig tipped over, pinning him under the tractor. ...More
  • May 16, 2012
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    Ride in Kubota's most powerful new tractor in Grand-X series

    Kubota Tractor Corporation, headquartered in Torrance, Calif., recently announced the release of a new line of M-Series tractors, including the M100GX, M110GX, M126GX and the M135GX. Farm Industry News editor Kathy Huting took a ride in the largest and most powerful of the models, the M135GX, with Paul Williams, product manager for Kubota, on May 15. The highlight of the ride was looking out of what Kubota says is the largest cab in the tractor's mid-size class. For more information, visit www.kubota.com....More
  • May 6, 2012
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    Test drive of New Holland T7 tractor with automated steering system

    Chris Carrier, cash crop tractor marketing manager with New Holland, takes viewers for a test drive of the new T7 Series tractor model.  The tractor features a continuously variable transmission (CVT), which, according to New Holland, operates as easily as driving a car with an infinite range of speeds.  Also featured is an auto-guidance system that lets the tractor drive itself....More
  • May 5, 2012
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    Test drive New Holland's high-horsepower T9 Series tractor with tracks

    Sean Dorosz, New Holland high-horsepower tractor marketing manager, takes viewers for a ride in a T9 Series tractor equipped with SmartTrax tracks, new for 2012.  The same tracks used on the tractor can be switched to a combine at harvest.  Controls of all tractor functions are embedded in an adjustable right-hand Sidewinder II armrest....More
  • Mar 12, 2012
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    New Holland launches new marketing strategy in corn and soybean markets

    New Holland announced a new marketing strategy focused on the corn and soybean markets at Commodity Classic 2012. Abe Hughes II, New Holland vice president, explains the new strategy, in addition to a special camouflage design that was on display at the show....More
  • Mar 8, 2012
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    John Deere to add DEF to engines for Final Tier 4 standards

    John Deere made a highly anticipated announcement at Commodity Classic 2012 that it will add diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) to its engines in order to meet Final Tier 4 emissions standards. Jarrod McGinnis, division marketing manager for John Deere, explains what this means for the future of John Deere engines. For more information, read the story explaining the announcement here....More
  • Feb 29, 2012
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    Kubota unveils mid-sized tractor line with deluxe cab

    Kubota offered a new line of M-Series mid-size tractors during the 2012 National Farm Machinery Show. The line featured the Grand X models with luxury cabs and high performance....More

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