GFM Network News

Case IH ups the ante on tractor warranty

Case IH is putting the pressure on its competitors this fall by offering a new three-year, 2,000 hour standard warranty on its 2019 line of Steiger four-wheel drive tractors. And they’ll also arrive on the farm with a factory-installed telematics package and a free one-year subscription to the brand’s AFS Connect telematics package. AFS Connect[...]

Kinze adds meter electric-drive to its 3660 planters

Getting accurate seed spacing is particularly important for corn crops, according to agronomists. But several components in a planter’s mechanical drive system, such as worn or rusty drive chains, can potentially cause problems with spacing accuracy. The trend today among many manufacturers is to offer electric drive systems as an option to eliminate that problem.[...]

Grainews surveys used tractor values

Whether you’re in the mood to sell or buy, it pays to keep an eye on used machinery values. To help our readers do that, we’re starting a new feature in Grainews: our What’s it worth? Segment. We’ll regularly pick a couple of machines and survey auction sale results to help you track market values.[...]