New Holland Acquisition Expands Crop Protection Capabilities

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CNH Industrial N.V. announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of precision spraying equipment manufacturer Miller-St. Nazianz, Inc. (Miller). The assets of Miller acquired as part of the transaction will become part of New Holland Agriculture, a CNH Industrial brand, building on a successful four year manufacturing and distribution partnership between …

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New Holland T8 SmartTrax

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Today New Holland announces a very unique tractor with rear tracks and front wheels. It’s the T8 SmartTrax. The media got a preview of the new machine which will be on the Farm Progress Show lot this week. Telling us all about it is Nathan Graham, T8, T9 and PLM Product Trainer. Here is some information about the new product. …

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Versatility in Tractors at John Deere

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John Deere’s 6 family of tractors is their most versatile tractor yet. They say it has ‘everything you need and nothing you don’t.’ Chuck’s at John Deere’s media product launch and spoke with Brad Tolbert, Division Marketing Manager for John Deere, at the event and they talked tractors. “What we are excited to release here is our large chassis 6R’s. …

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John Deere Introduces New Commercial Series of Tractors

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Besides having the media in for John Deere’s product launch, dealers and others came for information and training on all their new equipment rolling out. Chuck’s first interview for the event was with Dave Guetterman who specializes in John Deere’s 9R and 9RT. “The new 9 family of tractors was designed around three customer values: performance, up-time and cost of …

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New Holland VP Shares Smiles for Pavilion Expansion

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Demolition is already underway in Madison, WI at the Alliant Energy Center, home to World Dairy Expo and Midwest Horse Fair. Abe Hughes, Vice President of New Holland North America, was all smiles during the groundbreaking ceremony late last week. New Holland is partnering with Dane County to build the New Holland Pavilions which will include a 290,000 square foot …

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Groundbreaking for New Holland Pavilions

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Ground was broke to mark the start of construction on the New Holland Pavilions at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, WI. The 290,000 square foot expansion will create a state-of-the-art multi-use space, replacing again barn facilities. “We are proud to partner with Dane County to build and provide what will be the premium livestock facility in the country, a …

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AEM Analysis of Ag Equipment Economic Impact

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The Association of Equipment Manufacturers has just released a new in-depth analysis of of the impact of the agricultural equipment industry on the American economy. The white paper quantifies the many economic impacts of the manufacturing, distribution, and use of agriculture equipment and machinery from 2011 and figured the total economic footprint of the agricultural industry – including upstream and …

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Manage Your Ground Speed with New Holland

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Getting a lesson in Ground Speed Management with New Holland tractors was my second one during Operation Blue Force out on a farm near Bakersfield, CA. Our classroom teacher is Vic Constable. After the lesson I got into a T9 4-wheel drive tractor with track units pulling a massive field “Optimizer” to put that lesson in action. My driver, Ryan, …

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In Class with New Holland Operation Blue Force

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Last week I shared my experience in the tractor cab learning about New Holland’s Auto Command CVT Transmission. Before we got in the field though we were in class with Nick Graham. The Auto Command transmission gives the operator precise speed control. You can even set it to .1 MPH! I did that when I was out in the field. …

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New Holland Auto Command Lesson

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My first lesson during the New Holland Operation Blue Force field training event was in a T7 210 Auto Command CVT transmission tractor. My teacher was Luke Zerby. He says this tractor is perfect for hay and forage work. Luke talked me through the control stick which is mounted on a Sidewinder II comfy armrest. The controls allow you to …

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