Wow What a Concept from New Holland – NHDrive

Chuck Zimmerman

It’s two tractors in one which gives you maximum flexibility. It’s the NHDrive concept tractor from New Holland. Just announced at the Farm Progress Show this machine has the capability to be driven with the attached cab just like a normal tractor. But can also run driverless and be controlled by a portable device or computer. I spoke with Bret …

Agribusiness, Audio, Farm Progress Show, New Holland, Technology, Tractor, Video

New Propane Tractor Prototype from New Holland

Joanna Schroeder

For ten years, New Holland’s brand position has been as a Clean Energy Leader and the company didn’t disappoint at this year’s Farm Progress Show with the launch of the third-generation Alternative Fuels Tractor prototype that is powered by propane autogas. I got all the details about the cutting-edge tractor from New Holland’s Mike Cornman who said the concept tractor …

Agribusiness, Audio, Equipment, Farm Progress Show, New Holland, Propane

New Two-Wheel Drive T6 Series Tractor from New Holland

Chuck Zimmerman

New Holland introduced a new two-wheel-drive version of its premium T6 series tractor, available starting first quarter, 2017. At the recent Farm Progress Show Michael Cornman, New Holland Agriculture Segment Marketing Manager – Under 140 HP Tractors, talked with farm journalists about the new model. The 2WD version offers enhanced maneuverability on two wheels for sharper turning, making it perfect …

Agribusiness, Audio, Equipment, Farm Progress Show, New Holland, Tractor, Video

Trust in Remanufacturing – CNH Reman’s Commitment

Jamie Johansen

Located in Springfield, MO, CNH Reman is a joint venture between CNH Industrial and SRC Holdings Corporation which started in 2009 and has grown into a company with just nine employees to now employing nearly 250. The partnership began because CNH Industrial knew they needed to become more committed to remanufacturing. Allen Shevey, product manager hydraulics, took time to share …

Agribusiness, Audio, Case IH, Equipment, New Holland

CNH Reman – Beyond a Rebuild

Jamie Johansen

In agriculture, the CNH Industrial brands are household names, but few probably understand the impact CNH Reman has on dealers globally and the equipment in your fields. They opened their doors to ag media this week to share their passion for going ‘Beyond a Rebuild.’ CNH Reman services and provides parts exclusively for Case IH, Case Construction, New Holland Agriculture …

Agribusiness, Audio, Case IH, Equipment, New Holland

New Holland’s Big #Biomass Baler

Joanna Schroeder

Several years ago the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) published the Billion Ton biomass report and recently made an updated version available. The study shows that there is more than 1 billion tons of biomass available to be used for bio-products including biofuels. For many years, New Holland has been committed to growers who harvest biomass and when the biofuel …

Audio, Energy, Ethanol, Farm Progress Show, Harvest, New Holland

New Holland SmartTrax™ II Upgrades

Chuck Zimmerman

At Farm Progress Show last week, New Holland announced expansion of the SmartTrax™ offering for model year 2017 T9 Series tractors with the SmartTrax™ II Standard Track and Deep Traction Lug options and new belt traction lug. “We heard from a number of customers who were searching for a similar solution at a lower acquisition cost, and we listened,” said …

Audio, Equipment, Farm Progress Show, New Holland, Video

ZimmCast with @NHAgriculture Chun Woytera

Chuck Zimmerman

During the Farm Progress Show I got to spend time with Chun Woytera of New Holland. Like so many people I’ve worked with over the years with this company Chun just “gets it” when it comes to how important brand passion, team work and customer satisfaction are when conducting marketing campaigns. Chun’s comments should be required listening for agrimarketers of …

Audio, New Holland, ZimmCast

How Long Before Autonomous Tractors are on the Market?

Chuck Zimmerman

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “How important is immigration/farm labor to election?” This is really a pretty easy one to guess the results to. Somewhat to Very Important got about 84% of the votes. It certainly is an issue for debate in our upcoming Presidential election. Our new ZimmPoll is live and asks the question, How long until we …

Case IH, New Holland, Tractor, ZimmPoll

New Holland Expands Self Propelled Forage Harvesters

Joanna Schroeder

New Holland has continued the launch of its Self Propelled Forage Harvester line that started last year. The five model line-up ranges from 480 horsepower all the way up to 825 horsepower according to New Holland’s Doug Otto, with whom I spoke with during the 2016 Farm Progress Show in Boone, Iowa this week. One of the greatest features of …

Agribusiness, Audio, Equipment, Farm Progress Show, New Holland