#TractorTweet120 at #NAMA15

Jamie Johansen Leave a Comment

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 Leave a Comment

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 Leave a Comment

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

New Holland’s Utility Tractors Scream Value

Jamie Johansen

The New Holland brand screams value and their line of utility tractors easily falls into that same step. While exhibiting at the recent National Farm Machinery Show, New Holland Agriculture drew in attendees who sought power, efficiency and value all lumped into one tractor. The New Holland WORKMASTER™ 50, 60 and 70 utility tractors boast a new look and new …

Agribusiness, Audio, Equipment, Farm Shows, New Holland, NFMS, Tractor

T4 Series Tractors from New Holland

Jamie Johansen

Tractors are one of the hottest items for attendees to check out when visiting the National Farm Machinery Show (NFMS) and New Holland Agriculture has a few for customers to choose from. New Holland’s T4 Series tractors have set a new standard for performance and efficiency in a utility tractor. These tractors are now powered by clean-burning Tier 4B engines …

Agribusiness, Audio, Equipment, Farm Machinery, Farm Shows, New Holland, Tractor