A New Holland NHDrive ZimmCast

Chuck Zimmerman Leave a Comment

A self driving tractor generated a lot of buzz during the Farm Progress Show. New Holland, a sponsor of our event coverage, had their brand new autonomous concept tractor displayed in the center of their show lot and it was getting a lot of attention. In this week’s program I talked with New Holland’s Dan Halliday to get a detailed …

AgNerd, Agribusiness, Audio, Farm Progress Show, New Holland, Technology, Tractor, ZimmCast

Wow What a Concept from New Holland – NHDrive

Chuck Zimmerman Leave a Comment

It’s two tractors in one which gives you maximum flexibility. It’s the NHDrive concept tractor from New Holland. Just announced at the Farm Progress Show this machine has the capability to be driven with the attached cab just like a normal tractor. But can also run driverless and be controlled by a portable device or computer. I spoke with Bret …

Agribusiness, Audio, Farm Progress Show, New Holland, Technology, Tractor, Video

New Two-Wheel Drive T6 Series Tractor from New Holland

Chuck Zimmerman Leave a Comment

New Holland introduced a new two-wheel-drive version of its premium T6 series tractor, available starting first quarter, 2017. At the recent Farm Progress Show Michael Cornman, New Holland Agriculture Segment Marketing Manager – Under 140 HP Tractors, talked with farm journalists about the new model. The 2WD version offers enhanced maneuverability on two wheels for sharper turning, making it perfect …

Agribusiness, Audio, Equipment, Farm Progress Show, New Holland, Tractor, Video

How Long Before Autonomous Tractors are on the Market?

Chuck Zimmerman

Our latest ZimmPoll asked the question, “How important is immigration/farm labor to election?” This is really a pretty easy one to guess the results to. Somewhat to Very Important got about 84% of the votes. It certainly is an issue for debate in our upcoming Presidential election. Our new ZimmPoll is live and asks the question, How long until we …

Case IH, New Holland, Tractor, ZimmPoll

The @NHAgriculture NHDrive Concept Autonomous Tractor

Chuck Zimmerman

Want a glimpse into the future of farming? You get it at the New Holland exhibit at the Farm Progress Show. On display is a concept tractor that is autonomous. I spoke with Carlo Lambro, Global President for New Holland, about this driverless tractor. Actually, the owner has the option to drive it or remotely control it since the New …

Agribusiness, Audio, Farm Progress Show, New Holland, Technology, Tractor, Video

Reman Equipment Showcased at #AgMedia

Lizzy Schultz

The remanufactured equipment market has been increasingly popular with farmers across America, and CNH Industrial Reman, a Joint Venture between CNH Industrial and SRC Holdings Corporation is truly bringing farmers a new standard of quality in remanufactured equipment. Jamie Sullivan, Marketing Manager for CNH Industrial Reman, was on hand at the 2016 Ag Media Summit to discuss the benefits of …

Ag Group, Ag Media Summit, Agribusiness, Audio, Equipment, New Holland, Tractor

New @JohnDeere 9RX Tractors Arriving for Spring

Cindy Zimmerman

The John Deere 9RX tractor, which was launched last year at Farm Progress Show, was a big hit at the recent Commodity Classic. The new tractors are being delivered to customers in time for planting season and John Deere Senior Marketing Representative Kevin Lowe says one feature farmers appreciate is the undercarriage, since it is 20% larger than the nearest …

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AEM Report Shows Increase in Small Tractor Sales

Kelly Marshall

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers says 2016 is continuing last year’s trend of growth in tractors under 40HP.  The report shows sales were up in February of this year 26.2 percent, compared to 2015.  The year-to-date growth is 19.7 percent. 2WD tractors between 40 and 100 HP are also up this year over last, with a growth of 5.8 percent …

AEM, Agribusiness, Markets, Tractor

TractorPal App Simplifies Equipment Records

Taylor Truckey

While at the National Farm Machinery Show last week, AgWired spoke with the creators of TractorPal, Keith King and Erik Schlimmer. TractorPal is a mobile app that serves as an inventory record keeper for equipment on your farm. It takes that old notebook you have laying around the shop to track maintenance in and puts it in the palm of …

AgNerd, Agribusiness, Apps, Audio, Equipment, National Farm Machinery Show, NFMS, Tractor

New T5 Series Debuts At #NMFS16

Lizzy Schultz

The T5 tractor series from New Holland has been re-engineered for 2016, and two brand new models were debuted at the 2016 National Farm Machinery Show. Todd Debock, New Holland Brand Marketing Manager, was on hand during the show to give a detailed tour of the new tractors, as well as a thorough overview of the customizable features available with …

Ag Group, Equipment, National Farm Machinery Show, New Holland, Tractor