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New Outlander from Can-Am

ATV equipped for farm 
and hunting tasks

Can-Am will be introducing a new version of the Outlander ATV for 2018. The Mossy Oak Hunting Edition 1000R will come equipped with options that not only make it well suited for fall hunting trips, but on-farm chores as well. To start with, it gets a camouflage paint scheme that gives it its name along […] Read more

Horsch introduces the Joker RT40

A new offering in the brand’s the tillage tool line

Horsch announced it has added the RT40 version to its Joker tillage implement line. The RT40 offers a 40-foot working width. It uses a five-fold frame design to improve contouring ability and allows it to fold up to less than 16 feet wide for road transport. To leave a finished field surface, RT40 models will […] Read more

Horsch introduces the Panther 460 SC

The Company debuts a new drill and commodity cart

Horsch recently announced it has introduced a new seed drill and commodity cart combination for the 2018 seeding season. The Panther 460 SC, 60-foot drill offers row spacings of 7.5, 15 and 30 inches, with shanks mounted on a four-row toolbar for maximum residue clearance. The Panther is designed to mate with Horscah’s own SW600 […] Read more

Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk makes Canadian debut

TOYAPALOOZA: Trackhawk boasts massive horsepower in an SUV

Considering the first civilian model of Jeep ever available in Canada, the CJ2A, offered only about 38 engine horsepower, the latest power output from a vehicle in the brand more than 60 years later is, well, spectacular. Fiat Chrysler America (FCA) has crammed an unbelievable 707 horsepower into the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk, which […] Read more

Kuhn introduces CCX 9000 Cover Crop Seeder

Attachment designed for use on Excelerator vertical tillage implement

Kuhn Krause has recently announced the introduction of the CCX 9000 Cover Crop Seeder, which is designed for use on its Excelerator vertical tillage implements. It gives producers the ability to seed a cover crop while performing a tillage pass. The Quantron S2 control monitor inside the tractor cab, which includes what the brand describes […] Read more

Versatile reconfigures its online store

New user-friendly site offers swag and scale models for brand-enthusiasts

Many farm owners and managers have a shelf or two in their office lined with scale model farm tractors, many of them carried over from that “small farm” most had as farm boys while growing up. In fact, even the founder of AGCO, Robert Ratliff, had a scale model MF manure spreader on his office […] Read more

Next-generation Challenger tractors

Three new models now make up AGCO’s Challenger MT700 Series

Producers got their first look at the re-styled next-generation MT700 Series track tractors from Challenger at this year’s Farm Progress Show in Illinois. The company has added three new models to the lineup, offering 380 to 431 horsepower. They get that power from a new 9.8 litre diesel that hits peak torque in the 1,200 […] Read more

Combines I have known, Part 2

In the 60s, Les Henry spent most 
of his combining hours in 
Massey combine cabs

Harvest seems to be moving along better this year so now may be the time to talk about combines. This is No. 2 in an irregular series about combines I have operated. The first piece went back to the old Oliver 30 pull type that was the first combine I ran and to Cockshutt 132 […] Read more

Case IH introduces the Trident 5550

This applicator is designed for 
quick-change between liquid 
and dry product

At a product debut event in Boone, Iowa, marketing staff from Case IH pulled the wraps off the brand’s all-new, multi-product applicator, the Trident 5550. It was designed specifically to accommodate a relatively quick body change, converting from a sprayer to a dry spreader and back again with minimum effort. “We had three guys working on it […] Read more

PHOTOS: Case IH Trident 5550

Case IH’s Trident 5550 is a 390 horsepower, 8.7 litre diesel mated to a hydrostatic IVT drive. And it all rides on a completely new suspension system designed to accommodate changing loads during field use. The Trident can be ordered with factory duals to fit 20-, 22- or 30-inch row crop spacing. A 710-millimetre floater […] Read more