Farm Progress Show News Briefs

Cindy Zimmerman

As always, there was lots of new equipment announcements at the 2018 Farm Progress Show. Here are some of them: AGCO Corporation Fendt IDEAL Combine Takes Center Stage at 2018 Farm Progress Show Massey Ferguson Debuts the 1700M Series Compact Tractor at Farm Progress Show 2018 Massey Ferguson Introduces the RB Series Silage Baler at Farm Progress Show 2018 Case …

AGCO, AgWired Precision, Case IH, Equipment, Farm Progress Show, New Holland

Case IH Improves Steiger and Magnum Series Tractors

Carrie Muehling

Case IH announces updates to both its Steiger® Series and Magnum™ Series tractor lines for 2019. The Steiger® Quadtrac® and Rowtrac™ tractor lineup includes new features that reinforce the series’ already proven performance. Several drive system advancements, including a new high-speed Rowtrac design, join a factory-fit enhanced telematics offering that increases management capability and flexibility. In addition, all Model Year …

AgWired Precision, Case IH, Equipment, Tractor

Walker Retires from Case IH

Cindy Zimmerman

Case IH Vice President in North America Jim Walker has retired from the company after more than 11 years, and Scott Harris, current vice president of CASE Construction, will transition to Case IH and lead the brand as vice president for the North American region. The company made the announcement Monday. “Jim’s leadership has made a significant impact on the …

AgWired Precision, Case IH, Equipment

Ag Innovations Honored at Commodity Classic

Carrie Muehling

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers and the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers honored three companies with the inaugural Davidson Prize for Innovation at the 2018 Commodity Classic in Anaheim, California. The Davidson Prize is named for J.B. Davidson, the father of modern agricultural engineering, and was created to celebrate breakthrough innovations in areas of agricultural, food and biological …

AEM, Audio, Award, Case IH, Commodity Classic, John Deere

New from Case IH

Cindy Zimmerman

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 …

AgWired Animal, AgWired Precision, Case IH, Equipment, Tractor

Case IH Commemorates 175th Anniversary

Cindy Zimmerman

CNH Industrial celebrated the 175th anniversary of Case IH Agriculture and CASE Construction Equipment with an event this week at the Racine Tractor Plant attended by some 800 employees as well as elected officials and members of the Case founding family. Case was founded in 1842 in nearby Rochester, Wis. as the Racine Threshing Machine Works Company. It evolved into …

Case IH, CNH, Farm Machinery

ZimmCast with CNH Industrial

Chuck Zimmerman

This week I get to talk precision ag with the new Industry Relations Manager, Precision Solutions and Telematics for CNH Industrial, Dan Danford. Dan already has travel scheduled for the new job that will take him to South America and Europe as well as around the USA. In his role with CNH Industrial Dan will be getting involved with organizations …

Agribusiness, Audio, Case IH, CNH, New Holland, Precision Agriculture, ZimmCast

CNH Autonomous Tractor Concepts Win Awards

Cindy Zimmerman

The autonomous tractor concepts revealed this year from CNH Industrial brands Case IH and New Holland Agriculture are receiving Silver Innovation medals from the SIMA Organization which hosts the bi-annual international farm machinery exhibition to be held February 2017 in Paris, France. These awards recognize new developments which “demonstrate design and innovative features that have the potential to offer significant …

Award, Case IH, New Holland

Case IH, New Holland Win Tractor of the Year Titles

Kelly Marshall

Two of  CNH Industrial‘s agriculture brands won titles at the EIMA 2016 exhibition in Bologna, Italy.  Case IH won the top honor of Tractor of the Year for 2017 with their Optum 200 CVX model.  New Holland claimed Best Utility for the T5.120 tractor. EIMA is a biennial event that hosts some 1,900 companies from 40 countries exhibiting more than 50,000 …

Agribusiness, Award, Case IH, New Holland

Celebrating 25 Years of Case IH Patriot Sprayers

Kelly Marshall

October 21st marked the 25th year of producing Case IH Patriot sprayers at the Benson, Minnesota manufacturing faculty.  Honored guests, executives and employees marked the day with a special ceremony. “Twenty-five years ago, growers and professional applicators were introduced to Patriot sprayers and shown a better way to optimize their time and accuracy in any conditions,” said Jason Hausauer, Benson …

Agribusiness, Case IH