AEM Reports 2017 Tractor and Combine Sales

Cindy Zimmerman

The 2017 Ag Tractor and Combine Report from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) shows some recovery from 2016. “When we look at 2017 U.S. retail sales, especially from mid-year on, the bright spot continued to be the small-tractor sales under 40 HP with consistently positive numbers, while tractors 40-100HP have essentially been flat,” AEM Senior VP for AG Services …

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John Deere Reaps AE50 Awards

Cindy Zimmerman

John Deere S700 Combines, CP690 & CS690 Cotton Harvesters have been honored with AE50 Awards for innovations that improve production ag. The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) AE50 Awards highlight the year’s most innovative product-engineering designs in the food and agriculture industry, as chosen by a panel of international engineering experts. The John Deere S700 Series Combine …

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Deere ExactApply™ Nozzle Control System Wins AE50 Award

Cindy Zimmerman

The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) has recognized the ExactApply™ Nozzle Control System from John Deere with the AE50 Award for 2018. The award highlights the year’s most innovative designs in product engineering in the food and agriculture industry, as chosen by a panel of international engineering experts. Introduced in 2016, the ExactApply Nozzle Control system provides …

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John Deere Expands TruSet Technology in Tillage Tools

Carrie Muehling

John Deere is expanding the availability of its TruSet technology to a wider variety of tillage tools in 2018. The company first offered TruSet on the 2730 Combo Ripper in 2015 and will now include the depth and pressure control and mapping functions on more new and late-model tillage tools. The 2720 Disk Ripper is the latest implement available with …

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U.S. Dairy Producers Win Alltech KEENAN Great Green Getaway

Jamie Johansen

For three U.S. dairy producers, the luck of the Irish was on their side when their names were selected in a live, random draw for The Great Green Getaway sweepstakes as the 2017 World Dairy Expo wrapped up in Madison, Wisconsin. In March 2018, Ashley Irvin, Tennessee; Hans Greisen, Wisconsin; and Mary Van Rossum, Wisconsin, will embark on a journey …

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Deere Gives 3E Tractors a Facelift

Jamie Johansen

The John Deere 3E series tractors have received a makeover from head to toe or should we say tire. It’s one of the most popular tractors that comes off the line in Augusta, GA. The redesign was on display for attendees at the recent Farm Progress Show and there we spoke with Product Marketing Manager, Michelle Bentley to give us …

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Camso To Offer Remanufactured Wheels and Tracks

Carrie Muehling

Camso announced at the 2017 Farm Progress Show a program aimed at making the old new again. Martin Lunkenbein, Service and Aftermarket Sales Executive Director for Agriculture, says the company’s vision for the future is to offer products with multiple lives. During the show, the Camso team shared details about the company’s new remanufactured tracks and wheels program. “Later this …

Agribusiness, Equipment, Farm Progress Show

John Deere 5R Series Utility Tractor – Power & Versatility

Jamie Johansen

Offering tractors from 90 to 125 engine hp, the John Deere 5R series tractors were on display at the 2017 Farm Progress Show. Attendees saw first-hand the advanced technology to the utility tractor provides, meeting many farming demands. John Doyle, product marketing manager, took us through key product specs and the ideal customer of this new product offering. “The 5R …

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John Deere Expands 9RX Tractor Lineup

Carrie Muehling

John Deere launched the new 9RX Narrow Track Tractor at the 2017 Farm Progress Show. The tractor is available in 420, 470 or 520 horsepower, with 18- or 24-inch wide belt tracks. Farmers looking to work within a track spacing of 88 or 120 inches can do that with these tractors, says Tiffany Turner, John Deere product marketing manager for …

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John Deere 2025R Compact Tractor Gets Complete Overhaul

Jamie Johansen

The completely redesigned John Deere 2025R Compact Utility Tractor has a Final Tier 4-compliant diesel engine providing customers with an easy-to-use, versatile machine designed to tackle a variety of jobs. Jon Schebler, product manager for the 2025R series, took us through the specs of the redesigned tractor at the 2017 Farm Progress Show. “When we think of this kind of …

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