Farm Equipment News

Read the latest agriculture and farm equipment news, articles, videos and information. Stay informed of newly released machinery and the latest innovations from agriculture equipment manufacturers around the globe. Here is some recent news from the farm industry:

Vermeer’s new 50-series 3-point mowers with Quick HItch hookup are the solution you’ve been looking for to minimize the difficulty and inconvenience usually associated with hitch systems. These mowers come equipped with a blade retention system and allow for quick blade changes. With these new, more efficient models, you can hook and unhook implements with only one person easily, allowing you to use your tractor for other jobs throughout the year.
September 6, 2019

At this year’s Farm Progress Show, Hesston by Massy Ferguson debuted the new MF1316S RazorEdge pull-type disc mower conditioner for North American producers. This 16-foot, center-pivot mower model offers smooth crop feeding, optimizes crop throughput, and offers a better windrow formation and simplified service points. Operators can now cut and condition more acres per day with the help of several enhancements and upgrades from the previous MF1395 model.
August 30, 2019

At this year’s Farm Progress Show, held in August, Hesston by Massey Ferguson deuted their 9300 Series RazorBar Rotary Disc Headers made for Hesston WR9900 Series self-propelled windrowers. This industry-leading hay equipment brand from AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO) will be supplying North American producers with their new model as a way to optimize crop throughput and quality. New easy-to-service belt-drive augers and low-profile RazorBar rotary disc cutterbars contribute to the ability to cut and condition more acres in a single day.
August 24, 2019

Caterpillar has released 16 new models that advance the D and D2 Series notoriety for comfort, quality, and performance. These D3 Series Skid Steer Loaders (SSL) and Compact Track Loaders (CTL) offer enhancements to the operator experience, as well as track loader stability. The new D3 Series models will also support and recognize a new line of Smart Attachments with the ability to tailor the controls and operator information to match the specific tool and task at hand.
August 23, 2019

Case IH is now offering their brand new AutoBoom XRT automatic boom height control on Patriot and Trident series sprayers as an expansion of their existing high-efficiency spraying options. This next-generation technology uses a combination of chassis monitoring and sensors to see ahead of the sprayer in order to detect changes in terrain and automatically adjust the booms. The radar sensors can also be configured to maximize boom life, maintain a level spray platform, and detect the location of the ground or crop canopy for the most accurate, high-efficiency spraying. 
August 21, 2019

Case IH is expanding their Flex Hoe series of hoe air drills with the brand new Flex Hoe 900. Operators can now have the flexibility necessary to make quick adjustments across changing terrains with this durable seeding solution. The Flex Hoe 900 model is agronomically designed for efficient seeding of small grains in all ground conditions.
July 29, 2019

John Deere is now offering their Registered Apprenticeship Program to their Agriculture & Turf and Construction & Forestry dealers. The program was recently approved by the U.S. Department of Labor and is meant to provide dealers with a formalized, on-the-job, technical training plan in order to groom more highly skilled workers. The program aims to address a widespread shortage of service technicians, a problem especially felt in rural areas throughout the country.  
July 26, 2019

SnowEx has introduced their newest, large carrying capacity snow pusher, the POWER PUSHER TE. Made for skid-steers, wheel loaders, backhoes, and tractors, these models come in 8- and 10-foot wide dimensions. The most exciting feature of these new snow pushers are the steel trip-edges that are made for delivering cleaner pavement scrapes so that operators can rest assured they are getting the most out of every pass.
July 24, 2019

John Deere’s newest training facility in Coal Valley, Illinois was recently completed, offering trainees 7,500 square feet of training space. More than half of the facility - 4,0000 square feet - is covered canopy space for outdoor training and equipment walkarounds. This new Construction & Forestry Training Campus also features three classrooms that can be used individually for separate training purposes or combined in order to hold events for up to 250 people.
July 16, 2019

Case IH has recently added the 2160 large front-fold Early Riser planter to their 2000 series planter lineup. Featuring two 60-foot configurations, these planters come in 15 and 30-inch configurations specifically designed for meeting the demands that  large-scale producers face on a day-do-day basis. Created with any terrain or soil type in mind, the 2160 planter is unmatched in easy serviceability and accuracy in regards to seed depth and placement.
July 5, 2019

The RB565 Premium HD round baler is the newest addition to the Case IH round baler lineup, and possibly the most impressive, featuring the flexibility to bale a full range of crops. Outfitted with components for efficiently handling wet hay, this is an all-purpose, multicrop baler. High-efficiency hay production is the ultimate goal that is being met with this new powerhouse of a machine.
March 29, 2019

Vermeer Corporation recently announced their decision to enter into a partnership with Ontario based Tubeline Manufacturing, wherein Tubeline will help to expand the Vermeer line of hay and forage tools. This collaboration will allow Vermeer to better serve customers in provinces of Ontario, Quebec, and Maritimes.
March 8, 2019

Case IH Early Riser planters are getting a high tech upgrade this spring with the addition of new layers of of high-definition through the new Climate Corporation FieldView Cab app with FieldView Drive technology. Operators will no longer need to purchase a display exclusively for FieldView, and the tech will be available for operators of 2000 series Early Riser planters paired with a Case IH tractor that is equipped with Advanced Farming Systems (AFS) AccuGuide autoguidance. The new HD tech will display row-by-row data visualization, autoguidance line sharing, mapping, and more.
March 7, 2019

New Holland announced the debut of their GENESIS T8 Series tractor, equipped with Precision Land Management (PLM) Intelligence, New Holland’s intuitive precision farming platform. The new tractor was built in-house from square one and designed for adaptability to each individual farmer’s unique needs, featuring customizable controls, improved visibility, and enhanced comfort. The GENESIS T8 also utilizes advanced connectivity between operators, vehicles, advisors, and dealers in order to reduce downtime and improve productivity.
February 27, 2019

New Case IH 3100 Series II rigid and flex draper headers are here and ready to deliver unmatched harvest performance. The headers boast an impressive 118 product enhancements since the introduction of the original 3100 Series draper header. Improvements include improved durability, increased reliability, and ground-following capabilities.
February 26, 2019

John Deere is expanding their lineup of 6R Tractors with the addition of two new models, the 6230R and 6250R. These faster, stronger, and smarter tractors aim to bring operators an all encompassing hauling, transport, and loader work solution.
February 24, 2019

Case IH is upping the game with their latest and greatest mapping technology, which will be available on any machines equipped with AFS Soil Command. This tech will help to give producers enhanced insights that will improve operational efficiency and increase yield potential. This new mapping tech, which denotes the company’s progress in agronomic research and field mapping capabilities, adds to an already powerful suite of tillage tools and demonstrates Case IH’s commitment to advancing the future of High-Efficiency Farming.
February 17, 2019

AGCO is introducing to North America their next generation of Massey Ferguson GC1700 Series sub-compact tractors. The new GC1723E and GC1725M tractors are built on a proven, reliable drive-train, and include enhancements such as tilt steering, an integrated joystick for improved operator comfort, and improved visibility via hood changes and more powerful headlights. Ideal for mowing, snow blowing, loader and backhoe work, all of these compact tractor’s improvements provide a “big-tractor” feel.
February 16, 2019

Kubota Tractor Corporation has introduced their new M7 Gen 2 tractor to the company’s agriculture tractor, which became available at authorized Kubota dealers this April 2019. As a move to further define their position in the livestock equipment market, Kubota has introduced three new models under the M7 Gen 2 line: the M7-132, M7-152 and the M7-172, ranging from 100 to 140 in PTO horsepower. These models were built on the foundational success of their predecessors and enhanced with refinements designed to meet the specific needs and job functions of customers, including customization on certain models like standard, deluxe, and premium grade options.
February 15, 2019

Case IH has recently released their new AFS Connect Magnum series tractors, featuring the precision technology of AFS (Case IH’s Advanced Farming Systems), along with a redesigned, more comfortable cab that offers more storage space and easy-to-use controls. These features of the Magnum tractors, in addition to a new display, receiver, and operating system, aim to provide ultimate productivity. The tractors also have all new hardware which allow for remote display viewing and remote support capabilities so that operators can monitor their operations from afar.
February 14, 2019

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