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 …

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High Fives for John Deere

Cindy Zimmerman

The John Deere 5 Series utility tractors take up a significant portion of the booth space at the National Farm Machinery show and served yet another purpose – as seating for many at the show taking a break from walking around the 1.2 million square feet of exhibit space! John Deere has introduced a large volume of new tractors this …

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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 …

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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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National Farm Machinery Show Opens

Cindy Zimmerman

The weather is threatening here in Louisville, but that is not deterring people from arriving to the 2009 National Farm Machinery Show, which just opened its doors. If the economy is bad, you wouldn’t know it here. More than 800 exhibitors are expected in the 27 acres of exhibit space here. I am a “newbie” to the show, so I …

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