Mahindra New to NAFB Trade Talk

Cindy Zimmerman

Mahindra started building tractors in India in 1963 and Mahindra USA was established in 1964, but this is the first year the company has been at the National Association of Farm Broadcasting Trade Talk. Mahindra is the world’s top selling farm tractor company by numbers with 50 percent of the market in India and Senior product manager Ryan Pearcy says …

Agribusiness, AgWired Precision, Audio, Equipment, NAFB, Tractor

John Deere Supports Ag Journalists Worldwide

Carrie Muehling

John Deere was among companies attending the 2019 Ag Media Summit and International Federation of Ag Journalists conference in Minneapolis. “John Deere definitely sees a value for us to support ag journalists worldwide, and so with the international folks here, as well, this year, it’s just important for us to be here and to talk to them about what’s going …

Ag Media Summit, Audio, Equipment, IFAJ, John Deere

New Holland Values Ag Media

Carrie Muehling

New Holland was among companies interacting with journalists at the 2019 Ag Media Summit in Minneapolis. “We came out here to the Ag Media Summit to meet with journalists because we wanted to support the journalists who do a great job sharing the story of the American and the North American farmer, as well as the great story of companies …

Ag Media Summit, Audio, Equipment, New Holland

Manure Constituent Sensing Available with John Deere Feature

Carrie Muehling

A new feature from John Deere allows producers and commercial service providers to measure N, P, and K values in liquid manure applied as fertilizer. The John Deere HarvestLab™ 3000 with Manure Constituent Sensing analyzes liquid manure 4,000 times per second to provide laboratory-quality values for important nutrient constituents to help producers manage their total fertilizer program. According to John …

AgWired Animal, AgWired Precision, Equipment, John Deere, Nutrient Management, Precision Agriculture, Technology

John Deere Updates MY20 S700 Series Combines

Carrie Muehling

Updates to John Deere just announced updates to its Model Year 2020 S700 Series combines including improved automation and data management. Combine Advisor™ and HarvestSmart™ have been updated to further automate these machines. Combine Advisor uses ActiveVision™ cameras and sensors to identify changes in crop conditions and automatically adjust the combine to maintain the operator’s settings for optimal performance in …

AgWired Precision, Equipment, John Deere

Deere Offers Updated Bigger Sprayers for 2020

Cindy Zimmerman

John Deere is introducing its biggest sprayer yet in 2020 – the 1,600-gallon (6057 liter) capacity R4060 Sprayer with the new CommandDrive™ powertrain. In addition, the existing R4045 Sprayer will come standard with CommandDrive beginning starting in 2020. Both sprayers are designed for large, broad-acre cropping systems and high-volume applications. CommandDrive is an intelligent powertrain that uses a single hydrostatic …

AgWired Precision, Equipment, John Deere

Fendt IDEAL Combine Impresses at NFMS

Carrie Muehling

AGCO Corporation continues to show off its new Fendt IDEAL combine at events like the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Kentucky. The company first unveiled the machine at the 2018 Farm Progress Show. “This is a “clean-sheet” of design combine,” said Caleb Schleder, tactical marketing manager for combines. “That means our engineers did not have any foundation other than …

AGCO, Audio, Equipment, National Farm Machinery Show

Kubota Introduces M7 Generation 2 Tractor

Carrie Muehling

Kubota Tractor Corporation showed off its new M7 Generation 2 deluxe tractor at the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Kentucky. “It’s got all of the simplicity and controls of our standard tractor, but now we’ve added a tractor with the Closed Center Load Sensing hydraulics,” said Kent Brown, senior product manager. “So, for farmers that have a value conscious …

Audio, Equipment, Kubota, National Farm Machinery Show, Tractor

DEUTZ-FAHR Introduces New 6 Series Tractors at #NFMS19

Chuck Zimmerman

During the 2019 National Farm Machinery Show, PFG America, exclusive distributor of DEUTZ-FAHR tractors in the USA market, unveiled the new small frame 6 Series tractors boasting FARMotion diesel engines. Laura Handke spoke with Taylor Grout, Sales and Marketing Director for DEUTZ-FAHR USA and Aiden Zimmerman (pictured), Zimmerman’s Equipment. Since 2016, DEUTZ-FAHR has offered the 6 Series Agrotron models that …

AgWired Precision, Audio, Equipment, National Farm Machinery Show, Tractor

AEM Releases Year-End Ag Equipment Sales Data

Cindy Zimmerman

2018 was a strong year for ag tractor and combine sales in the U.S., according to the latest numbers released by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM). The association’s December U.S. Ag Tractor and Combine Report shows all machine categories recorded year-to-date growth as the year closed out. “2018 was a solid year for equipment sales despite a weak overall …

AEM, AgWired Precision, Equipment, Tractor