Going Big with the New Holland T9

Chuck Zimmerman Leave a Comment

Looking for a big boy tractor for those large acre row crop applications? Take a look at this New Holland T9 Series tractor that was on display for ag media on La Belotta Sustainable Farm near Turin, Italy. Darragh Mullin, CNH Industrial, APAC Product Marketing< Tractors gave us a walk around tour of the machine. New T9 4WD tractors give ...

Agribusiness, International, New Holland, Tractor, Video

New Holland T7 in the Field

Chuck Zimmerman Leave a Comment

During the New Holland agricultural journalist trip we were bussed out to La Bellotta Sustainable Farm to see tractors in action and have a chance to ride and drive them. In this photo Willie Vogt, Penton/Farm Progress, is taking his turn in a new T7 Series tractor. At my first stop we watched Sigurn Ghyselen, New Holland, EMEA Business Marketing …

Agribusiness, Equipment, New Holland, Tractor, Video

Mahindra Sponsors Urban Ag in Detroit

Kelly Marshall

Detroit, MI will be the recipient of $100,000 to grow urban farming initiatives in the city.  The benefactors of the gift are Mahindra USA, the world’s number one-selling tractor brand based on volume, and Mahindra North American Technical Center based in Troy, MI.  The money is expanding on the current Urban Ag Scholarship Initiative and will be split between five …

Agribusiness, Tractor, Urban Agriculture

#TractorTweet120 at #NAMA15

Jamie Johansen

New Holland is spending the entire year celebrating 120 years for the next generation. At this year’s Agri-Marketing Conference, they have once again equipped all attendees with little tractors challenging us all to tweet pictures using the #TractTweet120. The contest ends tomorrow and the most creative will win a New Holland branded iPad. I caught up with New Holland’s Rebecca …

Agribusiness, Audio, NAMA, New Holland, Tractor

‘Big Tractors’ Makes Modern Farming Hero in Kids Book

John Davis

The latest childrens books makes modern farming the hero. Octane Press has released the second in the series of its “Casey & Friends” books with “Big Tractors,” an educational and entertaining look at how tractors, combines and tillage equipment operate together on the farm, featuring CASE IH equipment in real farming situations. Holly Dufek, a seasoned educator and national curriculum …

Case IH, Tractor

Industry Adjusting to Lower Farm Equipment Sales

Cindy Zimmerman

Sales of farm tractors and combines are continuing their downward trend this year and the industry is adjusting after several good years in a row, according to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM). “The last five years have been pretty darn good years and we were at pretty high levels of equipment sales,” said AEM Senior Vice President and Ag …

AEM, Audio, Commodity Classic, Equipment, Tractor

John Deere’s 6 Family Tractor Line​

Jamie Johansen

John Deere has expanded its lineup of 6M and 6R Series Tractors for model year 2015 to offer producers a wider range of horsepower, frame sizes, transmissions, hydraulics and other options. “Our objective is to continually expand our tractor line to meet a wide variety of customer needs, yet be able to offer the same proven performance, reliability and service …

Agribusiness, John Deere, Tractor

Deere Updates 3E Series Compact Utility Tractors

Cindy Zimmerman

The 2015 John Deere 3032E and 3038E compact utility tractors feature some new customer-driven updates for added convenience, comfort and ease of use. The 3032E and 3038E are equipped with powerful, emissions-compliant Final Tier 4 engines with 31.1 (22.3 kW) and 37.3 (27.4 kW) horsepower, respectively. A hydrostatic transmission with Twin Touch™ pedals provides operators with simple, comfortable-to-use controls to …

Equipment, John Deere, Tractor

Case IH Introduces Certified Pre-Owned Program

Jamie Johansen

Dan Danford, Case IH, talked with Ag View‘s Ken Rahjes at the 2015 Commodity Classic about the Case IH Certified Pre-Owned Program. The program is aimed to give customers the best warranties and financing on late model Case IH Steiger tractors, Magnum tractors and Axial-Flow combines. “This is targeted for those who over the past five or six years have …

Agribusiness, Case IH, Commodity Classic, Equipment, Tractor