Trade Shows & Global News

Titan launches UFT technology

Titan introduces its newest Ultimate Flex Technology (UFT) at upcoming Farm Progress Show in the U.S. Initially available for sprayer applications, the latest innovation combines the elements of conventional, Increased Flexion (IF) and Very High Flexion (VF) tires, to create a universal solution. 

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Sunday, 28 August 2022

Claas and Trimble teaming up

Claas and Trimble have jointly developed a new generation of GPS Pilot steering systems for Claas tractors, combine harvesters and forage harvesters. This is already available for the Claas Trion in combination with the new CEMIS 1200 terminal and is now being rolled out to other product areas and series such as Lexion, ...

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Saturday, 27 August 2022

Fendt introduces Katana 850 forage harvester

With the Katana 850, Fendt is entering the 800hp+ forage harvester market. Innovations such as the revised crop flow, the reversible fan with variable fan blade pitch technology fan and a new 12-row header meet the requirements for high efficiency and output.

Ten years after the delivery of the first Fendt Katana f...

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Friday, 26 August 2022

McCormick introduces 5 new series front loaders

McCormick has come up with 5 new series of front loaders, covering the entire range of the brand's tractors. The new series cover the full range, from the 47hp of the X2 to the 240hp of the X7 VT-Drive.

Combining a McCormick tractor with a front loader means creating the ideal synergy for the machine and its work. ...

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Thursday, 25 August 2022

Yokohama new plant in India starts production

Yokohama Rubber Co. commences production at its Visakhapatnam plant in India. The new plant was built to expand production capacity of Yokohama Off-Highway Tires (YOHT), a Yokohama Rubber Group company engaged in the manufacturing and sale of off-highway tires (OHT).

The new plant was originally scheduled to start ...

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Wednesday, 24 August 2022

Trimble Ventures invests in Sabanto

Trimble Ventures, Trimble's corporate venture capital fund, invests in Sabanto, Inc., a U.S.-based startup agricultural technology company. Sabanto is focusing on autonomous workflows throughout the farming cycle, being offered as Farming as a Service (FaaS).

The investment supports Trimble Ventures' mission to inv...

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Tuesday, 23 August 2022

Robert Vermeer passes away

Robert "Bob" Lee Vermeer, passed away at 78 years old on August 17, 2022. For many years, Bob was known as CEO and later chair of the board of U.S. based Vermeer company.

Born in Oskaloosa, Iowa, Bob grew up on a family farm near Pella.  He was the son of Gary Vermeer, founder of the Vermeer company, manufacturer ...

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Monday, 22 August 2022

Fliegl to continue Cargos production

Last April, Claas announced to discontinue production of the Cargos silage and loader wagon. Fliegl has now taken over the rights to build these wagons.

The name Cargos will be maintained and the various types will continue to be built as before without any significant changes. By adding these wagons to their range...

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Monday, 22 August 2022

Claas upgrades Quadrant Evolution

For the 2023 season, the Claas Quadrant Evolution square baler will have a new drive train with a further developed flywheel. It can also be factory-equipped with a new front-mounted chopper from Müthing. Another innovation is the hydraulic drive of the pickup and Power Feeding System (PFS).

The Claas Quadrant has...

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Sunday, 21 August 2022

Case IH unleashes Austoft 9000 in Thailand

Case IH's latest sugarcane harvester, the Austoft 9000 series, has been unveiled in Thailand. The new series includes a raft of features to deliver next level productivity, performance and reliability. The new models are now available for customers South East Asia.

A new level of sugarcane harvesting performance an...

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Saturday, 20 August 2022