Case IH has a new guidance system for the company’s model year 2020 Magnum tractors, focusing on connectivity, support, and comfort. AFS Connect enables operators to view current field operations, fleet information and agronomic data, as well as share select data with third parties from a tablet or computer anywhere. The technology’s remote service tool… Read More

The Xerion name may be familiar to North American Claas customers, but seeing the series on tracks might come as a surprise. The new offering, launched at Agritechnica this year, in Hanover, Germany, uses a crawler track system from Dutch manufacturer Zuidberg. The CAMSO tracks have a width of 30 inches, increasing the machine’s footprint… 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

Not all concepts exhibited at Agritechnica make it to commercialization. Instead of moving an individual piece of equipment forward, it’s usually a concept that clicks, is picked up by engineers, and moves forward. For Wes Lefroy, agricultural analyst with RaboResearch Food & Agribusiness — Australia and New Zealand, one of the most interesting aspects of… Read More

From an 18-propeller drone sprayer to 16,000 litre spray tanks, Agritechnica’s spray application exhibits covered all the bases, but with an emphasis on European offerings. For North American attendees, the differences were striking, and in some cases, rather surprising. “The nozzle manufacturers are actually trying to play catch up. There’s the pulse width modulation revolution… Read More