A new transmission promises to give New Holland T5 tractor operators a new level of power and productivity, says the manufacturer. New Holland’s claims are rooted in the addition of the Dynamic Command and AutoCommand transmission to the tractor’s spec sheet. With AutoCommand, the T5 features the company’s continuously variable transmission for increased versatility and… Read More

A new hitch with telescoping draft links makes the John Deere 4M heavy-duty compact utility tractor one of the most versatile machines in its class, the company says. Deere rolled out the new tractor, available in 52 and 66 horsepower models, at the National Farm Machinery Show (NFMS) at Louisville, Kentucky. John Deere product marketing… Read More

Bigger isn’t always better, as is the case with the new 1745 MaxEmerge 5 planter, says John Deere. The manufacturer rolled out the planter at the National Farm Machinery Show (NFMS) earlier this month, touting narrow transport capabilities, a split-row configuration, a fit for small fields and no-till, and compatibility with older tractors. The key… Read More

A new frame-mounted seeding system from Bourgault Industries promises to give farmers added manoeuvrability in tight, restricted traffic areas. The Saskatchewan-based company rolled out the seeder at the National Farm Machinery Show (NFMS) earlier this month at Louisville, Kentucky. Bourgault U.S. sales and marketing manager Perry Weisberg notes that the new CD872 frame-mounted seeder is… Read More

A new transmission will help Massey Ferguson mid-range 5700 Global Series tractors be more efficient workhorses for livestock and and hay operations, says AGCO, the tractor’s manufacturer. Two new models, the MF5710D (100 HP) and MF5711D (110 HP), will feature the convenience of the Dyna-4 transmission, making the tractors a strong fit for loader work,… Read More

Väderstad’s new planter offering enables operators to fill one large 3,000 L seed hopper, rather than each row unit, increasing both productivity and capacity. “It’s our new system for pressurized seed metres,” says Väderstad’s Lars Thylen, “where we have a central fill function…for all seeds, including small seeds like canola, sugar beets, but also normal… Read More

Fliegl’s new trailing shoe slurry discharge outlet is promising to reduce forage contamination, increase efficiency of manure spreading, and lower the loss rate of ammonium nitrogen. “It’s an innovative product because we don’t use a macerator within the system,” says Fliegl’s Nick Dale. “The macerator is a very expensive option to run.” RealAgriculture’s coverage of… Read More

Using soil moisture measurements, temperature, relative humidity, and precipitation data, Bosch is offering producers variable alerts, customized field recommendations, and the ability to view local, real-time data on their smartphones. It all starts with installing sensors directly into the field. “From there,” says Bosch’s Simon Munder, “we’re measuring micro-climatic conditions, we are measuring conditions above… Read More

Amazone’s largest trailed sprayer is offering a few new features, including the ability to quick load. Unveiled in 2011, the UX 11200 has an 11,200 litre capacity, with Super-L2 sprayer booms from 24 to 40 metres. According to the company, its triple pump system provides a suction capacity up to 900 litres per minute. “It’s… Read More

The use of herbicides on-farm is a hot topic right now — especially when we’re talking glyphosate. At Agritechnica in Hannover, Germany, RealAgriculture’s Shaun Haney caught up with Irene Kramer of JBM, to talk about the JBM Mulcher, a unit designed to help reduce the use of herbicides. RealAgriculture’s coverage of Agritechnica 2019 is made… Read More