Tag: Claas

Claas Adds Overload Response and Improved Slope Compensation to ’17 Lexion Combines

Engineers keep designing harvest equipment to make it harder to do a poor job combining. An automatic overload response system and improved slope compensation are two highlights for 2017 Lexion combines from Claas, explains product coordinator Jeff Gray in this video, filmed at the 2016 Farm Progress Show in Iowa. Updating the 3D cleaning system that’s… Read more »

Claas Opens First Alberta Dealership With German Partner

Claas is continuing its expansion in Western Canada, officially opening the doors to a new dealership in Alberta last week. Located in Crossfield, the new Alberta Ag Centre marks the first step in a new partnership between Claas of America and BayWa Ag, a flagship Claas dealer in Europe with headquarters in Munich. BayWa currently… Read more »

Claas Expanding Its Dealer Network in Western Canada

Claas has announced it’s expanding its Claas-owned dealer network in Saskatchewan, as it plans to open a third Canada West Harvest Centre location in Swift Current before the 2016 harvest. “It’s been a year of exciting announcements,” noted Doug Tibben, General Manager of Canada West Harvest Centre, in a statement. “Each new location and upgrade… Read more »

CLAAS Xerion Gets North American Makeover

How do you redesign one of Europe’s most revered tractors to make it fit the needs of North American farmers? At the Farm Progress Show in Iowa, we got the scoop on the new Xerion tractor line makeover from CLAAS Product Manager Drew Fletcher. The German-engineered tractor now comes in three models, ranging from 422… Read more »

CLAAS Puts its Stamp on Western Canada

Farmers across Western Canada may notice two very remarkable things on the Prairie landscape soon — stand alone CLAAS dealerships and brightly coloured Xerion tractors. Caterpillar recently announced its shift out of the agriculture market, which started a chain reaction that will see CLAAS, a company who had a distribution deal for its Lexion combines… Read more »

CLAAS Announces Dealer Expansion for Western Canada

In the wake of Kramer, Ltd. announcing its intent to exit the agricultural equipment business, CLAAS of America has made immediate plans to fill the gap left by its long-time dealer with two new, full-service dealerships in Saskatchewan. The move, part of a planned dealership expansion in Western Canada, will ensure that CLAAS customers in… Read more »

653HP, V8 Mercedes Engine and Continuous Flow Readings: The Claas Jaguar 960

It’s hard to think of cutting crops when we haven’t finished shoveling the seeders out of snowbanks, but boy is it nice to imagine sitting in this harvester in the sunshine. Meet the Jaguar 960, from Claas. This harvester runs with at 653 hp, with a large cooling system in the centre and a Tier… Read more »

How does an Automatic Greasing System Sound? Lexion 780 Upgraded for 2014

If 543 horsepower and a 360-bushel carrying capacity don’t impress you, then how about Lexion’s  accelerated pre-separation threshing system, which separates up to 30% of grain before the crop even enters the main cylinder? An increased net performance of 20% without added fuel consumption doesn’t sound half-bad.  And what about the 740TT combine, which can now… Read more »

Ep 1 — Why Should I Buy It? — Combines

This is the first episode of a new segment here at RealAgriculture we call ” Why Should I Buy It?”. In this new series we give manufacturers two minutes or less to tell us why we should buy their product. The first product we take aim at is combines. At the Canola Council of Canada’s… Read more »