Smart tractors need smart implements. That’s one of the challenges start-up autonomous tractor maker AgXeed is tackling as its AgBots move on to European farms. In this interview from Agritechnica ’23, AgXeed product specialist Nadine Bietenduvel shares how over the past five years the company has developed three AgBot models —  three-wheel, four-wheel and tracked… Read More

Winnipeg, Manitoba-based farm equipment manufacturer Buhler Industries is reporting progress on finding a new long-term investor. The company that employs around 800 people building Versatile tractors and Farm King equipment announced in July that it had hired Toronto-based Origin Merchant Partners to find an investor who is committed to “preserving the legacy of the iconic… Read More

Kubota plans to bring its new LX20 Series tractors, featuring 35- and 40-hp engines, to Canadian dealer lots in December. The company showed off the compact tractors at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show at Woodstock, Ont., last month. Kubota compact utility tractor product manager Chris Isaac says a key feature that catches farmers’s attention is the… Read More

Case IH’s Farmall compact A series tractors have earned a reputation as simple, reliable, back-to-basics machines. At Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show at Woodstock, Ont. last month, Case IH rolled out a new 25A compact machine that features a turbocharged three-cylinder engine that delivers 24.6 hp and 19.2 PTO hp. “There’s certainly a lot more power… Read More

AGCO is set to become a majority owner of Trimble’s precision agriculture business. The two companies have entered a joint venture agreement, which will see AGCO pay Trimble US$2 billion for an 85 per cent stake. JCA Technologies, the Manitoba-based autonomous tech company which was acquired by AGCO in 2022, will also be brought into… Read More

Clean power doesn’t mean less power, according to New Holland. With the launch of its T4 Electric Power tractor, New Holland says the industry’s first all-electric utility tractor with autonomous features can “completely match the outputs of power from its diesel equivalent tractor.” The T4 Electric Power tractor was unveiled last month at the Farm… Read More

North American farmers will get their first look at New Holland’s new all-electric utility tractor with autonomous features when they visit the Farm Progress show this week held at Decatur, Illinois. New Holland is billing its T4 Electric Power tractor as a “game-changing innovation” that creates a new tractor class — utility electric. The company… Read More

The company that builds Versatile tractors and Farm King equipment says it’s working with a Toronto-based investment bank to find a new long-term investment partner. Without sharing many details on why, a press release issued by Buhler Industries says it has engaged Origin Merchant Partners to find an investor who is “driven by a commitment… Read More

CLAAS has rolled out its new offerings for the latest models, including three options in the ARION series. Introduced at Ag in Motion last week near Saskatoon, ARION is the smaller, hard-working chore tractor complement to the XERON 12 series. Host of RealAg on the Weekend Shaun Haney caught up with Frans Reijmers of CLAAS… Read More

Tractor-maker Versatile is moving toward a future with autonomous tractors through a partnership with Alberta-based Mojow Autonomous Solutions. Mojow, which was founded in 2020, has completed three months of testing its EYEBOX controller on a high-horsepower four-wheel-drive Versatile tractor, controlling all the tractor functions, including steering, propulsion, lights, ignitition and activation of hydraulics. “We are… Read More

 

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