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Autonomous tractors go into field trials

Case IH puts robotic tractors into farmers’ hands for “real-world” testing

Ever since its introduction in 2016 of the autonomous Magnum concept tractor at the Farm Progress Show in Iowa, Case IH has been showing the machine all around the world. In the process, brand staff say, they’ve been talking with farmers and customers about how the technology could be best used. Now Case IH reveals […] Read more

New Holland debuts the FR920 Forage Cruiser

New Holland’s new forage harvester uses FPT’s new 20-litre diesel engine

Big power has always been a requirement for forage harvesters, and New Holland’s newest self-propelled model, the FR920 Forage Cruiser, gets its horses from a new 20-litre diesel engine called the V20. It’s built by sister company FPT (Fiat Powertrain), which supplies all the engines for NH and Case IH equipment. It’s called the V20 […] Read more

Faster road speed with tracks

Camso’s smart track technology makes road travel more efficient

One of the criticisms of rubber-belt track systems has been their rapid wear rate from on-road travel. Now Camso, one of the industry’s major track systems manufacturers, has introduced a new feature designed to minimize that problem and permit higher road speeds at the same time. The brand’s smart track technology adds a digital component to monitor track system temperatures. Smart track technology relies on embedded sensors placed within the rubber tracks that monitor heat and […] Read more

New loaders and skid steers from JD

John Deere offers more models with features suited for on-farm duties

Earlier this year, John Deere added a new pay loader to its construction equipment line, the 344L. But this one was also designed to appeal to farmers as much as contractors, according to the brand. And it offers what Deere describes as “industry exclusive features.” Just what are those features? The most obvious difference on […] Read more

New Holland introduces the C237

Another model in NH’s track loader lineup

New Holland’s Doran Herritt, product marketing manager for construction equipment, says customer feedback was behind the February introduction of the brand’s newest compact track loader, the C237. “Our customers told us that while the C238 will fit their needs for lifting and carrying, they didn’t need all the horsepower to complete their tasks,” he said […] Read more

Väderstad widens its planter line

Tempo L series now includes an 18-row version

Väderstad has been increased the working widths of its Tempo L planter line to accommodate North American market demand. Now, it has added to the 12- and 16-row units currently available with the new Tempo L 18, 18-row model, which begins production in June. It can be configured to row spacing as narrow as 20 […] Read more

Agrifac launches the Condor Endurance II sprayer

Dutch manufacturer updates its SP sprayer with enhanced spraying ability

In early February, Dutch sprayer manufacturer Agrifac introduced an updated version of its Condor Endurance, the Condor Endurance II, at a launch event in Steenwijk, the Netherlands. Company director Peter Millenaar says since their launch in 2015 the original Condors now have some 18.5 million acres under their belts, and the new model encompasses Agrifac’s […] Read more

Agrimatics’ feed wagon management solution

This new system uses a mobile device to help prepare and track feed rations

Feedlot operators looking for an easier way to load and keep track of feed rations will likely appreciate the new Libra TMR system from Saskatoon-based Agrimatics. “We launched it in February,” explained Jasmine Brodziak, Agrimatics marketing director. “Basically, it comes from a product we’ve had on the market for about four years, which is called […] Read more

Mahindra adds more horsepower

Three new model lines add up to 40 horsepower to the brand’s top end offerings

A panel of executives from the India-based Mahindra brand held a press conference to speak to journalists at Agritechnica Last November. They were there to introduce three new tractor series, the 6000, 7000 and 9000, which push the maximum available horsepower up to 120. They give the brand a solid presence in the utility tractor […] Read more