Tractor Pulling

Cindy Zimmerman

Went to my first-ever tractor pull last night here at the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, which left me wondering who ever came up with this idea and how much had they been drinking? I witnessed the 8,200 lb super stock tractor division competition, where the Renegade Deere driven by David Siefert of Ohio placed third. Watch my video …

John Deere, National Farm Machinery Show, NFMS, Tractor, Video

Economy Strong at Farm Machinery Show

Cindy Zimmerman

The National Farm Machinery Show is still going strong despite the troubles in other sectors of the economy. Vice president of public relations and media for the Kentucky State Fair Board Vicki Glass says the 44th annual show was sold out two months ago. “With the economy as it is, you might not expect that, but that’s the case and …

Agribusiness, Audio, Equipment, Farm Machinery, John Deere, National Farm Machinery Show, NFMS

John Deere Unveils Industry’s Largest Planter

Cindy Zimmerman

John Deere is generating buzz at the 2009 National Farm Machinery Show with the new DB120 – the largest planter in the industry. Rob Rippchen, division marketing manager at John Deere seed in Moline, IL says this 120 foot planter is the next generation planter building off the DB90 introduced five years ago. “This planter will plant somewhere between 90 …

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