Agricultural Equipment Articles

John Deere Adds TC-Series Trenchers as Latest Additions to Attachments Lineup →

Designed to fit the needs of construction, agricultural and landscaping professionals, John Deere debuted two new trencher models, the TC36 and TC48, to its family of attachments. The newly introduced TC36 and TC48 trenchers are ideal economic models for lighter-duty tasks and equipment rental, according to the manufacturer. These attachment models are compatible on John Deere skid steers and compact track loader models, as well as most competitive models.  Click for more...


Case IH Launches New AFS Connect Steiger Series Tractors →

Case IH has introduced the new AFS Connect Steiger series tractor — available in Quadtrac, Rowtrac and wheeledconfigurations from 370 to 620 hp. The redesigned cab features an all-new armrest with ergonomic controls, automotive-grade design elements and a 12-inch display that is configurable to fit each operator's needs. Plus, a new operating system and receiver, coupled with a 5-year subscription to the AFS Connect farm management portal, delivers ultimate connectivity.  Click for more...


JCB Introduces Series III Agricultural Telehandlers →

The new JCB Series III agricultural telehandlers are designed specifically for agricultural customers, feature the JCB Command Plus cab, and include several other enhancements including increased lift capacity. These new features allow operators to be more productive, while the new Command Plus cab provides operators with enhanced comfort, quietness and all-round visibility, according to the manufacturer.  Click for more...


Agriculture Equipment Market to Reach $166.49B at 6.0 Percent CAGR by 2027: AMR →

According to the report published by Allied Market Research, the global agriculture equipment market generated $105.00 billion in 2019, and is estimated to reach $166.49 billion by 2027, witnessing a CAGR of 6.0 percent from 2020 to 2027. The report offers a detailed analysis of changing market trends, market size & estimations, key investment pockets, major segments, Porter's Five Forces analysis and competitive scenario.  Click for more...


John Deere AutoTrac Controller 300 Expands Automated Steering to More AG Machines →

Adding AutoTrac guidance to wide variety of non-guidance-ready machine platforms is now easier and less expensive with John Deere AutoTrac Controller 300. This new universal after-market steering kit gives producers the benefits of integrated AutoTrac precision guidance with no impact on operator ergonomics and no steering wheel modifications. According to John Mishler, precision ag marketing manager of John Deere, the AutoTrac Controller 300 system is customizable to different types, ages and brands of ag machines that have hydraulic steering from a single source and at least four wheels.  Click for more...


Bane-Welker Now Offers Ashland 1410e Ejector Scraper →

Bane-Welker Equipment has been an official Ashland Industries dealer at all 13 Indiana and Ohio locations since 2017. They recently added a new product which is first in its class. The 1410E Ejector Ashland scraper is the fastest scraper in its class. Its rear load design allows for raising and lowering the rear tires to control the depth of cut. Its modular design is precise, saves time during offload, offers two or four-tire options, greaseless fiber bushings and is packed with features not found anywhere else.  Click for more...


Honoring Our Nation's Veterans: Kubota Goes Big in 2020 →

In honor of its fifth full year of giving back to the nation's farmer veterans, from the showroom floor at National Farm Machinery Show, Kubota Tractor Corporation announced major enhancements to its Geared to Give program in partnership with the Farmer Veteran Coalition (FVC). The Geared to Give program, which equips U.S. military veterans with the tools needed to pursue a future in farming by providing both financial support and donated equipment, is expanding the equipment offerings available through the program to meet the diverse needs of more farmer veterans around the country.  Click for more...


Gehl Introduces ALT950 Large Capacity Telescopic Articulated Loader →

Gehl will debut the ALT950 telescopic articulated loader for the first time at National Farm and Machinery show in Louisville, Ky. This full-sized wheel loader adds up to 17 ft. 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. The key advantage of this articulated concept is its maneuverability and visibility.  Click for more...


Construction Equipment Returns to Southern Farm Show →

The Southern Farm Show, set for its 43rd anniversary at the NC State Fairgrounds on Feb. 5 to 7, will again provide an impressive display of construction, forestry and land clearing equipment. The show — which fills the four available exhibit halls, as well as five major temporary exhibit tents, plus acres of outdoor space — is the largest annual trade show of any type to take place in the Carolinas and Virginia.  Click for more...


Scenes From the 2019 Sunbelt Ag Expo in Georgia →

From Construction Equipment Guide... North America's Premier Farm Show, the 42nd annual Sunbelt Ag Expo, took place Oct. 15 through 17 at Spence Field in Moultrie, Ga. The expo, which attracts well over 100,000 visitors every year, was once again a memorable show and had more than 1,200 exhibitors showcasing their products and services. The three-day event was completely jam-packed with more than 300 educational seminars and demonstrations for the agricultural industry.  Click for more...


Perkins Syncro Tractor Engine Range Debuts at Agritechnica →

From Construction Equipment Guide... At Agritechnica 2019 Perkins is building on its promise to develop outstanding solutions for agricultural customers with the launch of its second new compact engine — the Perkins Syncro 2.2 litre — designed exclusively for tractors. While the Perkins Syncro 1.7, 2.2, 2.8 and 3.6 L industrial engines already meet the needs of a broad range of farm machinery, Perkins made a promise to expand its offering to include solutions specifically tailored for tractors at some of the market's key power nodes.  Click for more...


Selecting the Right Overhaul Option for Your Agricultural Machine →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Perkins offers a comprehensive range of overhaul solutions for agricultural engines, all of which are designed to deliver maximum performance from the engine and machine and reduce the risk of disruptive downtime. For farmers, having a machine out of service can mean lost productivity, revenue and profits. Farmers need to know their equipment is powered by an engine that can be trusted — and that support is in place to keep it operating reliably, whatever its age or condition.  Click for more...


Perkins Invests in Hybrid and Electric Power Systems for Agricultural Machines →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Over the last decade, Perkins has made significant investments in hybrid and electrification research and has recently released a range of technologies that can add real value to agricultural machine manufacturers as it develops the next generation of farm machines. With the potential to lower running costs and reduce emissions even further, Perkins is offering hybrid technologies on a wide range of agricultural machines across its EU power range from 8 to 800 hp (6 to 597 kW).  Click for more...


Attendance at OSU's Farm Science Review Tops 100,000 →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Sponsored by the Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, the 57th Annual Farm Science Review was held on Sept. 17 to 19. The event was held at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center in London, Ohio. Designed to provide agricultural education opportunities along with an industry exposition showcasing the latest in equipment, products and services presented by 600 commercial exhibitors, the event attracts more than 120,000 farmers, industry professionals, FFA students and others involved with the agricultural field from throughout the United States and Canada.  Click for more...


Sunbelt Ag Expo Attracts Trailers Full of Visitors →

From Construction Equipment Guide... The 41st annual Sunbelt Ag Expo, "North America's Premier Farm Show," took place Oct. 16 to 18 at Spence Field in Moultrie, Ga. The expo, which consistently attracts approximately100,000 visitors, had more than 1,200 exhibitors showcasing their products and services representing more than 4,000 different product lines, as well as an onsite opportunity for in-depth learning through educational seminars and demonstrations at the venue's 600-acre world renowned research farm.  Click for more...


Giving Back to Our Nation's Veterans: Kubota Tractors Awarded to Farmer Veteran Coalition Members →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Kubota Tractor Corporation has announced five new farmer veteran tractor recipients as part of its 2018 "Geared to Give" program in partnership with the Farmer Veteran Coalition (FVC). This year, for the first time, Kubota is honoring five veterans, adding a fifth veteran to represent its newly-created Midwest operating division. Each veteran will receive the keys to their new Kubota L Series compact tractor in their respective hometown in a special ceremony in recognition of their past U.S.  Click for more...


5 Maintenance Tips to Extend Farming Equipment Life →

From Construction Equipment Guide... A lot of people fail to realize the importance of paying close attention to the maintenance of farming equipment, which can do more harm than good in the long run, considering how failing farming equipment affects productivity and the quality of yields obtained. If that is not enough, farming equipment will break down more often, which can cost a fortune in the form of repairs and/or replacements. Furthermore, safety becomes a huge concern if things are allowed to remain as they are.  Click for more...


New, Gas-Powered Kubota RTV-XG850 Sidekick Makes Official Debut at National Farm Machinery Show →

From Construction Equipment Guide... From the National Farm Machinery Show, Kubota Tractor Corporation publicly unveiled the all-new Kubota RTV-XG850 Sidekick. The introduction of Kubota's new Sidekick has been highly anticipated by dealers and customers alike as it is Kubota's fastest utility vehicle yet, with a powerful 48 horsepower gasoline engine, delivering speeds of up to 40 mph, compared to the top speed of 29 mph for its RTV-X models.  Click for more...


Manitou Launches NewAg MLT Telehandlers →

From Construction Equipment Guide... A new wave is hitting the North American agricultural market with the introduction of Manitou's NewAg telescopic loaders. The new line unveils essential innovations in comfort, performance and efficiency for the agricultural industry, according to the manufacturer. Three new MLT (Manitou loading telescopic handlers) NewAg models will be launched in North America in 2018 — the Manitou MLT 630, MLT 733 and MLT 737.  Click for more...


Virnig's V50 Root Rake Grapple Proves Versatile Attachment Across Industries →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Virnig's V50 root rake grapple skid steer attachment is a two-cylinder, single jaw grapple designed for digging, raking, piling and loading debris. The jaw opens more than 40 in. (101.6 cm) and allows the user to back-drag or rake debris; the jaw and rake tines are made from 3/8 in. (.9 cm) Grade 80 steel (80,000 PSI yield strength). No front comb at the tine tips means users can easily drive the bottom of the grapple deep into piles of branches, logs, and debris.  Click for more...



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