AgJunction, a global provider of advanced guidance, auto-steering, and autonomy solutions for precision agriculture applications, is entering an agreement to be acquired by Kubota, in an all-cash transaction, for a total equity value of approximately $91 million. Lori Ell, chair of the AgJunction board of directors, says they are pleased with the transaction, “which offers… Read More

Kubota Canada Limited (KCL) is furthering its commitment to the hay and forage segment. They are offering a two-year standard limited warranty across its comprehensive hay tools line, which includes Kubota balers, rakes, and tedders, and a three-year standard limited warranty on the cutter bars and gear boxes of its entire range of disc mowers… Read More

Kubota’s MX Series compact-utility tractors for model year 2020 are ready to roll in both larger compact applications, and also smaller utility applications, with a focus on comfort, affordability, and versatility. “This replaces the original MX Series,” says Sean Adams, Kubota product specialist. “We’ve got two series — the MX 5400 and the MX600. They’re… Read More

What do you do when farm customers need a tractor tire that delivers the flexibility to handle front-end loader jobs along with being able to work in row crops? That was the challenge tractor manufacturer Kubota faced earlier this year as its M7 series tractor users asked for a high-capacity loader tire with the additional… Read More

Kubota Corporation has announced a partnership with Winnipeg-based Buhler Industries Inc to bring a new, high-horsepower series of tractors to the Canadian and American markets. “Our in-depth understanding of the realities of Canadian agriculture and the needs of our customers has always been at the core of what we do,” says Bob Hickey, president of… Read More

Kubota Tractor Corporation’s (KTC) new president and CEO has quite the plane ride ahead of him. The company recently announced Haruyuki (Harry) Yoshida as its new top executive. Yoshida most recently held a top management position for that company at Osaka, Japan. The 37-year veteran with Kubota will take over the role from Masato Yoshikawa… Read More

It’s nice to have all the bells and whistles on new equipment, and you have to keep up-to-date on new ideas or you’ll get left behind. It’s is also important to listen to your customers and realize that sometimes it is hard to manipulate bells and whistles when you have to wear thick gloves to… Read More

European farmers can look forward to a new line-up from Kubota — and one that provides automation of some of the more mundane operator duties. The M7002 series tractors succeed M7001, with up to 170 horsepower, a new power shift transmission, improved braking performance, lower fuel consumption and updates to intelligence. With Tractor Implement Management,… Read More

Kubota’s push to become a full line farm equipment brand was evident at Agritechnica 2017. From larger tractors with up to 170hp to balers to seeding equipment, the Japanese manufacturer’s orange product lineup has expanded significantly in the last few years, culminating with the launch of Kubota Farm Solutions at the global farm show in… Read More

Japanese tractor company Kubota has announced a deal to purchase Salina, Kansas-based equipment-maker Great Plains Manufacturing, Inc. Kubota will acquire 100 percent of Great Plains’ shares for a stock price of approximately US$430 million, subject to provisions in the agreement. The deal expands on a North American alliance Kubota had with Great Plains’ turf and… Read More

Nearly a year ago, Kubota announced a new contender in the square circle, and this month, it was on display at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show. With 130-170HP and an optional maximum speed of 50km/h (31mph), the M7 Series brings strength and agility to the ag octagon. “Kubota has established a well-respected name for itself in the… Read More

 

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