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 is enhancing its stump cutter product line with the introduction of the patent-pending Vermeer cutting system (VCS). The VCS incorporates a new tooth design that helps reduce pocket rotation and a cutter wheel that reduces material from recirculating during operation. The VCS is available now on select new Vermeer stump cutters and will soon be available across the entire line, as well as an option for many existing models.
April 7, 2020

General Equipment Company introduces the new 262H EPIC Series two-man hole digger. It offers a lightweight, long-lasting design that is well suited for both homeowners and contractors in a wide variety of industrial and construction related digging projects. Like other hole diggers in the EPIC Series, the 262H product design raises the bar for performance, ease of use and safety.
March 27, 2020

When it comes to new planters, bigger isn't always better or required. For today's corn and soybean customers who require planter-applied fertilizer, a split-row configuration and narrow transport, John Deere introduces the new 1745 MaxEmerge 5 Planter. Customers can choose from an 8-row, 30-inch; or a 15-row, 15-inch configuration for the 1745 Planter. The planter is compatible with older tractors (95 drawbar horsepower) and up.
February 14, 2020

Case IH is adding a premium tractor in a compact design to its livestock portfolio with the new Vestrum™ series tractor. Delivering the comfort and power of a high-horsepower Case IH tractor, the Vestrum series combines maneuverability with premium cab comfort in a compact design, making it the go-to choice for any job despite conditions or space constraints. 
February 13, 2020

John Deere has released the new John Deere 4M Heavy-Duty Tractor. Designed with commercial customers and large property owners in mind, the new 4M Heavy-Duty delivers all the performance customers demand from their utility tractor in a compact, easy to use package. The new 4M Heavy Duty is available in two output ratings, the 52 horsepower (37.9 kW) 4052M HD and the 66 horsepower (48.5 kW) 4066M HD.
February 12, 2020

Case IH introduced the AC5150 large square baler accumulator, designed to carry five uniformly packaged bales for maximum productivity. The new accumulator requires no daily maintenance and is compatible with closed-center, open-center, and closed-center load sensing hydraulic systems. When the accumulator reaches capacity, the bales are automatically ejected off the deck and ready for handling. An in-cab monitor allows the operator to see how many bales are on deck and to manually eject bales at any time should the need arise.
February 12, 2020

John Deere has expanded its lineup of air-seeding equipment to include its new C650 Air Cart to help small grains producers and custom farmers seed more acres per day in less time. The C650 Air Cart can be ordered in either tow-behind or tow-between configurations. Thanks to its 650-bushel capacity, high-flotation tires and fill rate of up to 100 bushels per minute, the C650 Air Cart helps customers be more productive by seeding more acres per day in less time.
February 11, 2020

Case IH is adding three new models to its Farmall family of tractors: Farmall utility 95A, 105A and 115A. Known for exceptional value, the utility A series delivers performance without breaking the bank. The new models provide more horsepower, durability and useful features that producers need to tackle demanding tasks on beef and dairy operations; mixed farms; and specialty operations, such as poultry farms, orchards and vineyards.
February 11, 2020

Gehl will debut the ALT950 telescopic articulated loader for the first time at National Farm and Machinery show in Louisville, Kentucky. This full-sized wheel loader adds up to 17 feet of telescopic lift height and has a tipping capacity of 10,974 lbs (4,978 kg). The new Gehl ALT950 is the largest telescopic articulated loader in the Gehl product line up.
February 10, 2020

John Deere updated its line of rotary cutter attachments with the new RX72 and RX84. These new models are designed for heavy-duty vegetation management applications, including property maintenance and right-of-way clearing. The rotary cutter attachments are compatible on large-frame skid steer and compact track loaders, such as the 330G through the 333G, and they are equipped with high-flow hydraulics and a severe-duty door.
February 3, 2020

AGCO has introduced the new Fendt Momentum planter to North American row crop producers. The revolutionary design and versatility of this planter establish a new standard for seed placement accuracy and provide technologies to help overcome planting conditions that have historically challenged even emergence and resulted in less than optimum crop yields.
February 1, 2020

Vermeer has entered into a distribution agreement with MultiOne, a leading manufacturer of compact articulated loaders. Through the agreement, MultiOne will supply Vermeer-branded loader models to be sold, serviced and supported exclusively through Vermeer dealers across North America and the Caribbean.
January 9, 2020

Two new Massey Ferguson mid-range tractors were added to the 5700 Global Series and revealed at the recent 2019 Sunbelt Ag Expo. Introduced by the AGCO Corporation, the 100-HP MF5710D and the 110-HP MF5711D were designed for efficiency in hay production, loader work, and general farm use. Both models also come equipped with the sturdy Dyna-4 transmission for high-end performance.
October 20, 2019

Manitou has added four new straight boom Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) to their North American collection. The TJ 65, TJ 65+, TJ 80+, and TJ 85 all feature smooth platform operation and three steering modes. Additionally, all of these models come with the ability to make up to four concurrent movements at one time.
October 17, 2019

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

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