After many months trending behind historical levels, July marked the second straight month of higher tractor and combine sales in Canada, according to the latest data from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers. Sales of new two-wheel-drive machines in Canada were up 32.5 per cent versus July of last year, and are now 5.3 per cent… Read More

For nearly a decade, the largest ag tractor in the world has sat dormant in a specially built shed at Heartland Museum at Clarion, Iowa. The beloved Big Bud 16V-747 four-wheel drive tractor now lives on, thanks to help from Titan International, manufacturer of Titan Tires, Titan Wheels, and Goodyear Farm Tires. Big Bud was… Read More

On the heels of releasing its new high-speed 4705 planter, Kinze is also offering upgrades for many of its other planters for the 2021 season. Kinze sales director Eric Broadbent explains that changes are coming for all planters designated by model numbers ending in “05.” In this interview last month at the National Farm Machinery… Read More

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

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

New Holland’s Genesis T8 Series brings a whole new cab to the T8 line, with the company’s precision farming platform, improved visibility, and enhanced comfort; and it was on display at Agritechnica in Hanover, Germany. With Precision Land Management (PLM) Intelligence, Genesis T8 tractors offer advanced connectivity between operators, vehicles, advisors and dealers. Customizable controls… Read More

Massey Ferguson has enhanced its MF 5700 S Essential and MF 7700 S Exclusive packages for ‘NEXT Edition’ versions of the series, to take future consumers to the “NEXT level of performance and straightforward dependability.” NEXT Edition specifications are available on models: MF 5711 S Dyna-4 (110hp); MF 5713 S Dyna-4 (130hp); MF 7720 S… Read More

An international group of independent journalists has named Fendt’s new Vario as Tractor of the Year 2020, for its level of connectivity, combined with several mechanical attributes. “Here we combine connectivity, smart farming, as well, with complete efficiency,” says Fendt’s Edward Snieder. The Vario 942 features a 6-cylinder, 9-litre MAN engine, optimized to deliver high… Read More