New from Case IH

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Case IH made a number of new product announcements for 2018 this week. For starters, they launched the next generation of Maxxum series tractors that “combine efficient power, versatility, comfort and convenience to handle the day-to-day demands of beef, dairy and row crop operations.” The 2018 line up includes Maxxum ActiveDrive 4, Maxxum ActiveDrive 8, and Maxxum CVXDrive tractor configurations …

New Product Lineup from Krone

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Krone North America will soon be rolling out several new products and product improvements for producers to take home and put to use for the next hay and forage season. “We are a German company, but we really focus on providing innovative products for the North American producer. At any given time throughout the year we typically have a German …

The Kings of Hay & Forage

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All our German speaking friends already know that Krone translates to king in German. We spoke with Dave Patterson, Krone NA, during the recent Ag Media Summit to learn what makes them the ‘kings of hay and forage’ production globally. “Our customers and dealers are critical to our strategy and to our success. We are unique. We are a family-owned …

Kubota Introduces a New Entry-Level Hay & Cattle Tractor

Jamie Johansen

Meet Kubota Tractor’s latest member of the M-Series, the M6S-111 diesel tractor. The M6S-111 is an ideal solution for cattle producers seeking a single tractor suited for the full range of cattle and hay operations, loader work, mowing and more. “The M6S-111 tractor is designed for the small to mid-sized producer who values those important ‘big tractor’ luxuries and features, …

Equipment Manufacturers’ Contribute $159 billion to GDP

Jamie Johansen

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) unveiled a new report at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 which found the equipment manufacturing industry supported about 1.3 million jobs and contributed over $159 billion to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the United States in 2016. The report was prepared by the leading research firm IHS Markit and details the size and reach of the …

Farm Economy, Tech & the John Deere Legacy

Jamie Johansen

“I’m an advocate for agriculture because I think it’s the finest industry in the world,” words spoken by John Lagemann, Senior VP, Sales & Marketing for the Agriculture and Turf Division, who has 35 years with John Deere and that in itself is a true testament. John had a busy schedule at the 2017 Commodity Classic, not only wearing his …

#NFMS17 Showcases Deere’s New 5R Tractors

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Chris Lammie is pretty excited about his job with John Deere small tractors– especially the brand new 5R Series being shown at the National Farm Machinery Show. The 5R series features incredible maneuverability with a 12.1 foot turning radius, a comfortable cab, brand new loader, improved visibility and a fully electronic clutch. It also comes with a fantastic lighting package, …

New Holland Rolabar Rakes Celebrates 50 Years

Jamie Johansen

Throughout 2017 New Holland Agriculture is celebrating 50 years of continuous production of their Rolabar Rakes. I have spent many summers pulling one of these around making windrow after windrow and was eager to learn more about it’s success. George Rigdon, New Holland hay tool marketing manager, said, “We were the first in grassland farming as a brand. At one …

New Holland Ag Completes Acquisition of Kongskilde Ag

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New Holland Agriculture expands implement product lines, as CNH Industrial completes the acquisition of the agricultural Grass and Soil business of Kongskilde Industries. New Holland Agriculture will extend its offering to include Tillage and Hay & Forage solutions under various brands, including Kongskilde, Överum, Howard and JF. The Kongskilde brand and sales organizations, dealers and importers will continue to operate …

Fuel-Quality Tips to Protect Tier 4 Engines

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Fuel quality is critical to keep Tier 4 engines running smoothly, and the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has released a downloadable infographic to help equipment owners and users keep their machines up and running. The AEM “Get CLEAN on Fuel” infographic outlines five key actions that help protect Tier 4 engines “because while the new engines reduce diesel emissions …