Manure Constituent Sensing Available with John Deere Feature

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Over $150,000 Raised for WEDA Foundations

Cindy Zimmerman

The Western Equipment Dealers Association (WEDA) is thrilled to announce that over $150,000 was raised at the recent WEDA International Dealer Conference for WEDA’s Foundations. Funds raised will go toward scholarships to support career and technical education programs for ag equipment technicians. Recognizing critical labour shortages of properly trained dealership employees, the Canada Equipment Dealers Foundation (CEDF) and the Western …

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Latest AEM Ag Tractor and Combine Report

Cindy Zimmerman

The latest Association of Equipment Manufacturers’ (AEM) Ag Tractor and Combine Report from November shows overall sales remained positive. U.S. Sales of self-propelled combines gained 9.2 percent in November compared to last year, and U.S. sales of 4-wheel-drive tractors increased 60.7 percent month-over-month. November year-to-date U.S. sales showed a 16.6 percent growth for combines and 15.9 percent growth for 4-wheel-drive …

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WEDA Names 2018 Dealer of the Year

Cindy Zimmerman

The Western Equipment Dealers Association (WEDA) has presented its prestigious 2018 Merit Award to Harley Adams of Concordia Tractor, Inc. (CTI), as the 2018 Dealer of the Year. Pictured here, Wally Butler, (left) President of the Board of Directors, Western Equipment Dealers Association presents Adams with the award. As a true mark of excellence, the annual WEDA Dealer of the …

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