Agricultural Equipment Articles

Bane-Welker Expands in Ohio With Its Acquisition of Evolution Ag Dealerships →

Bane-Welker Equipment (BWE), an agriculture equipment company representing Case IH and other complementary brands, announced its recent acquisition of Evolution Ag dealerships in Circleville, Utica and Plain City, Ohio, bringing its total to six dealerships in the state. The dealership is making every effort to meet the equipment needs and ensure continuity of service for its customer base in these locations.  Click for more...


Cat 992 Wheel Loader Increases Productivity Up to 32 Percent →

Building on a more than half-century legacy, the new Cat 992 wheel loader sets a new standard by offering up to 32 percent greater productivity. This new large mining loader reduces maintenance costs by as much as 10 percent and offers up to 48 percent greater payload-per-fuel efficiency than the earlier model 992K, according to the manufacturer. Powered by the new Cat C32B engine with U.S. EPA Tier IV Final/EU Stage V and Tier II equivalent emission engine options, the new 992 meets the global industry's demand for high-production equipment with greater payloads.  Click for more...


Prinoth Updates M450s Mulching Head →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Prinoth is well-known for its crawler carriers but also manufactures a wide range of mulching equipment. Through its vegetation management division, Prinoth continuously invests in developing new products, including the latest updates of the M450s mulching head. Various Working Widths for All Skid Steers After the successful introduction of the 74.8-in.-wide M450s-1900 in the North American market, the head is now available in a smaller working width of 63 in.  Click for more...


Case IH Seeding and Planting Lineup Boosts Efficiency, ROI →

Precision Disk™ 500T air drill is designed to help soybean producers add days to growing season while new air cart configurations and planter features add capacity, agronomic benefits. As the 2021 planting season nears, growers are looking at how to drive efficiency, boost yields and make the most of their equipment investments. Case IH shares how to achieve early, consistent soybean emergence to drive yields, and provides equipment investment recommendations for growers to consider to maximize ROI on their operation this year.  Click for more...


Keestrack to Acquire Goldoni →

Keestrack, a major manufacturer in mining, recycling and construction equipment found a perfect fit with Goldoni, who specializes in agricultural machinery, to enter the agricultural market and to grow even more in the construction segment. "After decades of organic growth, we're glad to continue our growth by expanding our business into the agricultural segment" said Kees Hoogendoorn, president of the Keestrack group.  Click for more...


Decision Time: Self-propelled Sprayer Ownership vs. Custom Applicators →

Using simple calculations, Case IH shares how to determine if sprayer ownership is the right move How do you know if your operation is in the sweet spot for owning a sprayer? Depending on a number of variables, sprayer ownership can be a net positive investment with as few as three applications per year.1 Case IH application experts can help guide your decision whether to purchase a sprayer by breaking down the following: How to determine if this investment is right for your operation How to calculate the cost difference between hiring custom applicators and spraying your own The agronomic benefits of owning a self-propelled sprayer 1.  Click for more...


John Deere offers all-new lineup of Hagie Self-Propelled STS12, STS16, and STS20 Sprayers →

John Deere offers an all-new lineup of Hagie™ Self-Propelled Sprayers for model year 2022 to help farmers manage tight operating windows and challenging field conditions at various crop stages. Three models are being offered and include the STS12, STS16, and STS20. "Everything about these sprayers is new, except for the field-proven signature front spray boom," Joel Basinger, marketing manager for John Deere, said.  Click for more...


John Deere offers industry's first factory-installed, integrated tractor and planter solution →

John Deere has updated its model year 2022 planters to appeal to farmers wanting to apply high rates of liquid fertilizer at planting while making as few of stops to fill and tender as possible. These redesigned planters are part of a factory- installed, integrated ExactRate™ solution from John Deere that eliminates the need for add-on tanks and custom plumbing solutions and multiple suppliers.  Click for more...


Operator comfort, application quality, and machine uptime are focus of new John Deere 400, 600 Series Sprayers →

To meet the application needs of today's farmers who demand operator comfort, high-quality application and the most machine uptime possible, John Deere has introduced new 400 and 600 Series Sprayers. The lineup of 400 Series Sprayers includes the 408R, 410R, and 412R, while the 600 Series includes the 612R and 616R. "Each sprayer features a new, larger cab with your choice of three comfort and convenience packages available to fit a variety of needs," Joel Basinger, marketing manager for John Deere said.  Click for more...


John Deere 8 Series Tractor MY22 updates give farmers more options for planting, tillage, and transport →

Today's farmers are adopting new practices to gain every production advantage possible. To help address these needs, John Deere has updated its 8 Series Tractors for model year 2022 by building on a strong foundation of existing technology and offering new solutions with single-dealer support of specialized options. The 8 Series includes wheel 8R, two-track 8RT and four-track 8RX models. New specialized options for 8R Tractors include the Central Tire Inflation System (CTIS) and for 8RX Tractors, ExactRate™ Tractor Tanks.  Click for more...


John Deere launches See & Spray Select for 400 and 600 Series Sprayers →

Olathe, Kansas (March 2, 2021) — John Deere has introduced See & Spray™ Select, the first commercially available John Deere machine factory-equipped with this advanced spraying technology. Farmers can use See & Spray Select, installed on a John Deere Sprayer, to minimize input costs and only spray weeds when they are detected. This technology makes it possible for farmers to use more expensive and complex tank mixes more efficiently than what they can broadcast, reducing their costs, improving their ability to control herbicide-resistant weeds at a lower cost.  Click for more...


Case Delivers Electric Backhoe Loaders to Utilities in New York →

From Construction Equipment Guide... The construction industry's first designed and commercially developed electric backhoe loaders — two Case 580 EV backhoes from Case Construction Equipment — have been delivered and are currently working with utilities in New York. New York State Gas & Electric (NYSEG) and Rochester Gas & Electric (RG&E), AVANGRID Inc. subsidiaries debuted the electric backhoe at a special event in New York, and National Grid took delivery of its first electric backhoe earlier this year.  Click for more...


ASV Recognizes Duffy's Sales & Rental as 2020 Dealer of the Year, CLM Equipment as 2020 Rookie of the Year →

From Construction Equipment Guide... ASV Holdings Inc. , a manufacturer of all-purpose and all-season compact track loaders and skid steers, announced Duffy's Sales & Rental as the 2020 Dealer of the Year and CLM Equipment as the 2020 Rookie of the Year. "Duffy's Sales & Rental and CLM equipment went above and beyond representing the ASV brand and showing a passion for the equipment that is hard to miss," said Jeff Pate, director of sales of the ASV brand.  Click for more...


Kubota Updates Wheel Loader Lineup With R540, R640 Models →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Kubota Tractor Corporation announced an update to its wheel loader lineup with the launch of the new R540 and R640 models. The next-generation wheel loaders are available in both canopy and cab models and feature improved visibility, enhanced operator comfort and increased performance over the previous R30 Series models. Designed with landscape, residential and commercial construction operators in mind, the new R540 and R640 wheel loaders will be available at dealerships beginning in March 2021.  Click for more...


John Deere Rolls Out Performance Tiering Strategy Starting With Utility Loaders →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Developed in response to evolving customer needs and expectations, John Deere launched its Performance Tiering Strategy, delivering a range of products at different levels of capability and user experience. Available first on the wheel loader lineup, the Performance Tiering Strategy supports customers by providing machine solutions built for various applications and jobs to enhance profitability and efficiency.  Click for more...


Wirtgen Group, John Deere Lay Foundation for Industrial Site →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Soil stabilizing is a particularly cost-effective and resource-friendly method for achieving the proper bearing capacity and quality of the soil and preparing it for civil engineering or building construction projects. In order to permanently improve the soil's properties, a series of machines are usually required. Depending on the application, this can include a binding agent spreader, a soil or tractor-towed stabilizer, a grader and soil compactors.  Click for more...


Case Wins Good Design Award for Design of 'Project Zeus' →

From Construction Equipment Guide... Case Construction Equipment has earned a 2020 Good Design Award from the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design and Metropolitan Arts Press for "Project Zeus": the Case 580 EV (electric vehicle) backhoe loader — the world's first electric backhoe. The award recognizes "the most innovative and cutting-edge industrial, product, and graphic designs produced around the world." This is the third Case design to win in four years.  Click for more...


John Deere Joint Tests Its First Electric-Powered Backhoe With National Grid →

From Construction Equipment Guide... John Deere, a manufacturer of construction equipment, and National Grid, an electricity, natural gas and clean energy delivery company serving more than 20 million people throughout the Northeast, will joint test an electric backhoe concept. The John Deere developed, battery-powered, electric vehicle design — referred to as E-Power — will target the ease of operation and performance level of the diesel-powered, 100 hp 310L backhoe.  Click for more...


RoadHog Introduces Heavy Duty Generation 5 Cold Planer →

From Construction Equipment Guide... RoadHog Inc. , a 30 year manufacturer of asphalt milling attachments, introduced the latest series of heavy duty cold planers for skid steers. Featuring a Fairfield 7HBX planetary, coupled to a Sauer M44 piston motor, these units feature a 0 to 8 in. cutting depth; ¾ in. chassis and housing plate; 1.5 in. walled cutting drum; 5 in. tooth clearance for reduced drag; and a durable front steel debris guard.  Click for more...


Skid Steer Loader or Compact Track Loader — How to Choose →

From Construction Equipment Guide... It's the most popular piece of equipment on construction jobsites. It has been and remains a consistent, high-selling machine in the construction industry. And it has been around for six decades. The skid steer loader is a must-have in virtually every construction fleet, from general builders to landscapers, and even those offering snow and ice management services. This small yet mighty machine proved to offer numerous benefits on various jobsites and gave way to inspire a new take on it: the compact track loader (CTL).  Click for more...



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