48th Championship Tractor Pull Drivers Announced

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The dirvers of this years 48th annual Championship Tractor Pull include former champions as well as a record-braking number of women drivers.  The four-day event, sponsored by Syngenta, will be held February 10-13 in conjunction with the  National Farm Machinery Show.  Drivers compete for the title of Grand Champion and a share of $250,000 in prize money. The majority of …

Events, Tractor

New Holland Tractor Could Change Face of Farming

Jamie Johansen

A new video produced by CNH Industrial, parent of global agricultural machinery brand New Holland Agriculture, looks at its prototype Methane Power tractor, and what it is capable of achieving during the the Sustainable Farm Pavilion at the 2015 Expo in Milan, Italy. The alternative fuel technology powering that tractor is a promising cue towards the future of agricultural mechanization, …

New Holland, Sustainability, Tractor, Video

Cabs Now Available on New Holland Compact Tractor

Kelly Marshall

The Boomer 37/41/47 compact tractors from New Holland now come with a factory-installed cab.  The new cab is spacious and climate-controlled for year-round comfort.  Side and rear-opening windows also allow natural ventilation for those beautiful weather work days. “Whether you load mulch, mow the lawn, move snow, or do farm chores, New Holland’s Boomer tractors have set the standard for …

Agribusiness, New Holland, Tractor

Case IH Launches Optum Tractor Series

Lizzy Schultz

Case IH beefed up its forage lineup this month with the new Optum tractor series, which was publicly launched at the 2015 Farm Progress Show. The Optum tractor joins the company’s complete line of hay and forage equipment, including updates across its Puma® and Maxxum® series offerings. “The Optum is targeted to be a heavy duty haying tractor, for those …

Case IH, Equipment, Farm Progress Show, Forage, Harvest, Hay, Tractor

New from Case IH

Chuck Zimmerman

Case IH welcomed agricultural media prior to the Farm Progress Show to see some new products. These include their precision planting products, their Axial Flow technology, their track products and more. Jim Walker, Vice President, North America, welcomed us to the evening event and I spoke with him afterward. On the lot for the first time publicly was their new …

Agribusiness, Audio, Case IH, Farm Progress Show, Tractor

CNH Global Brand Manager Visits #FarmProgressShow

Lizzy Schultz

New Holland was extremely fortunate to welcome their Italy-based Global Brand Manager, Carlo Lambro, to their booth at this year’s Farm Progress Show. Lambro came to see the show, the booths, and observe his brand, but none of those items were his top priority this week: “The brand was born in the US, in 1895 in New Holland, Pennsylvania, and …

Agribusiness, Farm Progress Show, International, New Holland, Tractor, Uncategorized

John Deere Adds to 6 Series Tractor Lineup

Chuck Zimmerman

John Deere has added to its popular 6 Series of tractors and I got to discuss the features with Kory Ross, Product Manager, Waterloo Works. John Deere adds the 6E Series Tractors to the 6 Family Tractor lineup, which features enhanced performance, added versatility and greater value to the existing family of high-horsepower utility tractors. The design on the new …

Agribusiness, Audio, John Deere, Tractor

John Deere Reveals 4 Track 9RX Tractor

Chuck Zimmerman

This morning John Deere revealed a brand new high horsepower tractor – the 9RX. Here it is on the showroom floor of the John Deere Waterloo Tractor, Cab, Assembly Operations facility where it is being built. I recorded the program this morning which features moderator Michelle Rook, WNAX. After years of design, field trials and customer feedback, John Deere introduces …

Agribusiness, John Deere, Tractor, Video