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

It takes a special occasion for a Massey Ferguson to roll off the line in something other than the signature red. The 50th anniversary of the moon landing, it seems, is momentous enough. At this year’s Agritechnica, AGCO’s Massey Ferguson brand showcased a white Massey Ferguson concept tractor, the Next. Benoit Modde, with Massey Ferguson,… Read More

Unveiled for the first time at Agritechnica, Fendt’s new telehandler offers something of a view. The Cargo T955 — the first telehandler under the Fendt brand — features a lifting cab, with floor-to-ceiling visibility with its continuous windscreen. RealAgriculture’s coverage of Agritechnica 2019 is made possible by Brevant seeds. The latest technology, locally tested. Brevant seeds. Seed…. Read More

If there was one buzzword to sum up Agritechnica this year it was “electrification.” We’re not going full-steam into electric tractors, but electric drives on implements are gaining in popularity and interest. Raphael Zohner, with ZF Friedrichshafen AG, was on hand at the show to explain the capabilities of electric drives for implements. “You’re capable… Read More