Planter manufacturers Case IH, AGCO-White and Kinze find customers ask more about new technologies on row-crop planters vs. new iron features. Representatives from these companies discussed planter technologies in interviews following a Farm Industry News seminar held at the 2012 National Farm Machinery Show....More
AGCO Hesston shows off its new, redesigned WR Series self-propelled windrowers that offers a comfortable environment for the driver. The new windrower also features electrohydraulic steering, a plug-and-play virtual terminal and self-cleaning radiator fan to make operating a windrower easier. Jason Wire, senior marketing specialist, gives a walk-around tour....More
What is the direction of sales and the buyer trends for 4-WD tractors among manufacturers, such as AGCO, Case IH, Claas, John Deere, New Holland, and Versatile? See this brief summary, produced at the National Farm Machinery Show tractor seminar by Jodie Wehrspann.
Farm Industry News editors arrived at the 2012 National Farm Machinery Show early to get a sneak peak at all the new equipment on display. Check out an array of what they saw and will report on in-depth throughout the week.
The biomass industry, and consequently the market for handling equipment, is growing, but just how much will depend a lot on government policy. While federal legislators recently retained funding for energy title programs in the 2012 appropriations “minibus,” there could be cuts to the funding allocated for energy programs in the next farm bill....More
Each year, based on reader interest, Farm Industry News chooses several innovative products to receive its coveted FinOvation Awards. The award winners are recognized during an invitation-only banquet during the National Farm Machinery Show, and eye-catching banners in company booths help showcase the cutting-edge products....More