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PHOTOS: High horsepower tractor guide

It’s been suggested by industry insiders that 2019 could be called the year of the tractor, because there were so many new introductions of them. That means even more choices for producers looking to re-power their farm fleet. Kubota, which has been gradually working its way into the mainstream agriculture sector with a steady stream[...]

New software updates from John Deere

In February, John Deere released its 19-1 software update, which it says will “Further enhance the automation, documentation, functionality and security of its Generation 4, 4600 CommandCenter and 4640 Universal Displays.” “It also enables Gen 4 Display compatibility with more John Deere equipment,” said John Mishler, marketing manager for precision ag technologies, in a press[...]


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[...]

Versatile's 25th anniversary tractor

Versatile hasn’t been shy about its willingness to try new looks on its machines, especially when it comes to offering unique paint schemes. The “Legacy” look that saw limited production on 50th anniversary four-wheel drive tractors was well received by customers. Now, it’s thinking about doing something similar with its front-wheel assist tractor line. “We’re[...]



John Deere introduces the 5R Series tractor

The number of tractor models John Deere has been offering in the utility and mid-horsepower tractor classes has been large, to say the least. It already offers more model choices there than any other brand. At the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Kentucky, in February, the green brand introduced even more models that land in the utility segment. The all-new 5R[...]