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:

John Deere’s newest addition to their Worksite Pro lineup, the MH60D mulching head, continues to provide best-in-class vegetation management. Optimized to work with John Deere and other competitive model skid steer loaders and compact track loaders, the MH60D is designed to effortlessly remove 8-inch trees and 12-inch stumps. Now you can shred underbrush and woody materials into mulch in minutes!
October 25, 2018

Caterpillar’s new M Series Ag Handler compact wheel loaders, the 906M, 907M, and 908M, are here! Specifically designed to efficiently handle a wide range of challenges associated with agriculture applications, the new series features Caterpillar Optimized Z-Bar loader linkage, multi-pump design for hydraulic functions, standard auxiliary hydraulics, premium cab with air conditioning, application-specific tires, and adjustable response rates for powertrain and hydraulic systems. These powerful machines are also equipped with a Cat C3.3B DIT engine with a net power rating of 68 horsepower (51 kW), as well as a high-speed hydrostatic transmission, making them efficiently powerful and reliable.
September 18, 2018

Amity recently launched section control for their air seed carts. The availability of this feature will provide farmers with the ability to substantially reduce overlap in seed and fertilizer applications. The feature is being launched for new orders of 3800 and 5250 air carts.
September 12, 2018

Case IH has some impressive new upgrades for their Case IH Model Year 2019 disc mower conditioners, allowing for a maximized haying window. More efficiency is provided via the new quick-change knife system, which allows for fast blade replacement, decreasing maintenance time and increasing time spent in the field. Perfect for lower acreages and narrow gates, the new 9- and 10-foot side-pull models combine fast cutting with high-quality conditioning.
September 7, 2018

Cab comfort is what it’s all about with Case IH’s new smaller lineup of Farmall utility A series models. The 55A, 65A and 75A deliver strength and productivity, no matter the job or the weather. Filling out the Case IH entry-level Farmall lineup with both cab and non-cab options, these additions deliver the performance producers need without breaking the bank.
September 5, 2018

Case IH is proud to add to their already impressive series of Precision Disk air drills with their newest model, the Precision Disk 500DS. This double-shoot air drill allows producers to seed and fertilize simultaneously. Despite changing field conditions, occasionally narrowing planting windows, and unexpected market shifts, producers can rest assured that this one-pass solution model maximizes both productivity and savings.
September 4, 2018

Case IH is building on their existing seedbed sensing technology capabilities by adding AFS Soil Command agronomic control technology to their tillage lineup in order to help producers more precisely coordinate control of their tillage equipment from the comfort of the tractor’s cab.The tech is meant to optimize every pass for an agronomic seedbed, using the AFS, or Advanced Farming Systems. Benefitting from this tech will be the Tiger-Mate 255 field cultivator, the Ecolo‑Tiger 875 disk ripper, the single-fold True-Tandem disk harrows, and vertical tillage tools.
August 29, 2018

Case IH has recently added two new Miller Nitro series sprayers, designed for late-season crop fertility and protection applications, to their lineup of high-efficiency application solutions. The Miller Nitro 7370 and 7410 front boom models are ideal for custom applicators and growers who are looking for a highly efficient and productive high-clearance sprayer to meet their full season application needs, offering superior crop clearance, large tank capacities, and a number of front boom width options. The new models also feature a wide range of precision technology selections designed to enable custom applicators and growers to achieve the utmost efficiency and accuracy.
August 28, 2018

After the announcement of Cat’s first-ever utility vehicles last year, the gasoline-powered Cat CUV82 and diesel-powered CUV102 D, they have now introduced their newest utility vehicles featuring a second row of seats in order to accommodate five people. The gasoline-powered Cat CUV85 and the diesel-powered CUV105 D both deliver unmatched durability and comfort based on extensive customer and dealer input gathered by Caterpillar. Additionally, customers can enjoy easier maintenance as well as superior quality and reliability backed by rigorous vehicle testing.
August 26, 2018

Case IH is excited to announce and reveal product updates for their Model Year 2019 Magnum line of tractors. Case is continuing to focus on boosting productivity and performance, while making improvements like adding high-speed track design, improving durability, and adding a warranty program and factory-fit telematics. They are also including an advanced subscription to Advanced Farming Systems (AFS) Connect farm management system, which is a new 21-inch track option and factory-installed Goodyear® LSW® tire options, allowing producers to manage operational costs and increase uptime.
August 16, 2018

Case IH is stepping up their Steiger, Quadtrac, and Rowtrac tractor lineups by adding new features aimed at improving durability and performance. These new additions reinforce the series’ already proven performance and combine the best of the best to lead to more efficiency and lower costs. The new additions not only enhance design, such as with the new high-speed track design, but they also include industry-exclusive warranties as well.
August 14, 2018

Case IH is going retro by commemorating the rich legacy of their Axial-Flow combines with a brand new 50 series Axial-Flow combine lineup. Each model is outfitted with a special-edition 150 series combine featuring the memorable white cab top and tire rims reminiscent of the first models in 1977. In fact, each combine is designed with the International Harvester heritage styling, color schemes, and decals, while still living up to the latest in harvest advancements, giving producers more grain in their tanks in addition to all that nostalgia.
July 30, 2018

Case IH has unveiled their most recent addition to their 2000 Early Riser planter series, the 2130 stack-fold mounted 3-point hitch model, which is available in five configurations and includes 12-row 30-, 36-, 38- or 40-inch row spacing configurations and 16-row 30-inch row spacing configurations. This model has been rebuilt from the ground up with features like a rugged row unit, Precision Planting technology, and convenient bulk-fill and fertilizer system options that provide accurate, high-speed planting. These new attributes contribute to enhancing productivity for all kinds of operations, including flood irrigation and high-tech strip-till, as well as specialty crops such as peanuts, dry edible beans, cotton, and corn.
June 29, 2018

Case IH has recently upped their game with new enhancements to their seeding equipment, meant to make the machines more efficient overall. Performance, precision, durability, and convenience are all key attributes that make this goal a reality, as well as the technology advancements that allow for adaptation to different soil conditions. The enhancements secure Case’s air seeding product line as the industry leader in both productivity and agronomics.
February 28, 2018

New Holland Agriculture has a new flagship model for it’s Forage Cruiser self-propelled forage harvester lineup - the new FR920. The model is outfitted with a new FPT Industrial V20 engine, which allows for a tremendous 911 horsepower as well as a very efficient 44% torque rise, allowing for increased productivity and easier handling in tough spots. The FR920 comes with a choice of three crop processor roll configurations, and is equipped to serve the needs of any professional chopping operation.
February 22, 2018

Introducing a great new choice for large commercial hay growers looking to produce heavy, dense bales from light-weight, dry, slick grass and hard-to-bale crop residue - The Hesston by Massey Ferguson 2370 Ultra High Density baler. This powerhouse is the industry’s first and only Class 8 baler, designed to reduce the total number of bales handled and cut operating costs. The announcement was made by Duluth AGCO Corporation at the recent 2018 World Ag Expo in Tulare, California.
February 22, 2018

New Holland North America has expanded its T9 SmartTrax lineup with two new models - the T9.539 and the T9.565. These lower horsepower track units were designed specifically with small broad acre and large row crop customers in mind. The combination of less horsepower and a larger footprint allow for maximum operator performance with less compaction, more traction, and more pulling power. 
February 22, 2018

Finally, a compact track loader with all the power of a C238, but without the need for DEF (diesel exhaust fluid)! New Holland Construction’s newest loader, the C237 can lift more, haul heavier loads, and hold fast to steep slopes all without the extra horsepower derived from DEF. This vertical-lift model brings the lineup full-circle, and is ready for any construction, farm, or rental yard job you can think of.
February 21, 2018

Manitou recently announced its three NewAg MLT Telecopic Loaders, all of which will be on the North American market some time in 2018. The debut was made at both the National Farm Machinery Show and the World Ag Expo. The MLT 630, MLT 733, and the MLT 737 each comes with the promise of increased comfort, performance, and efficiency, and all can be fitted with numerous attachments.
February 21, 2018

New Holland's newest contribution to the world of agriculture comes in the new 9200 CornMaster Series of corn heads. Designed specifically for planting in row spacings of 20” and 22” and ranging from 12-18 row units, this series provides maximum combine productivity. Moreover, these narrow corn heads outperform all others in terms of grain in the bin and clean picking resulting in less MOG (material other than grain).
February 21, 2018

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