Category: Tractors

New tractor sales running 16 percent ahead of last year

By: Kelvin Heppner

October 13, 2017

New tractor sales numbers in Canada continue to exceed last year’s levels, and sales activity in the U.S. The Association of Equipment...Read more »

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AEM data shows Canadian new tractor sales up 18.1% in 2017

By: Realag Machinery Insider

September 15, 2017

Every month the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) releases a flash report on new tractor and combine sales in Canada and the United...Read more »

New Holland brings Auto Command CVT to articulated T9 tractors

By: Realag Machinery Insider

September 13, 2017

New Holland is now offering its continuously variable transmission (CVT), referred to as ‘Auto Command’ in its T9 Series tractors. “We’ve...Read more »

Innovative Farmers take action on compaction

By: Bernard Tobin

September 8, 2017

Compaction Action – IFAO

What happens when 400 innovative farmers, a team of agronomy and extension specialists, and a leading soil compaction researcher descend on an...Read more »

Deere adds narrow tracks for row crops

By: Realag Machinery Insider

September 2, 2017

John Deere has introduced three new narrow track tractors the company says are an ideal fit for row crop farming. The new editions to the 9RX tractor...Read more »

AGCO drops curtain on new Challenger track tractor

By: Realag Machinery Insider

September 1, 2017

Every year it seems AGCO drops a curtain at the Farm Progress Show to reveal a new version of Challenger brand tractors. 2017 was no exception. At...Read more »

Case IH outfits articulated tractor models with CVT

By: Realag Machinery Insider

August 31, 2017

Photo: Case IH

Case IH had their Quadtrac 540 CVX tractor on display this week at Farm Progress Show in Illinois. The tractor is the ‘flagship’ of three models,...Read more »

New Holland unveils ‘methane-powered’ concept tractor

By: Realag Machinery Insider

August 30, 2017

In three years, farmers could be using methane produced on their farms to fuel New Holland methane-powered tractors. In the future, farms could be...Read more »

Case IH unveils equipment changes and additions for 2018

By: Realag Machinery Insider

July 31, 2017

Case IH says its 2018 Trident 5550 applicator can be converted from liquid to dry in as little as 42 minutes (photo supplied).

Case IH announced several changes and additions to its equipment lineup for 2018 on Monday. The Case IH Trident 5550 liquid/dry combination...Read more »

Norbert Beaujot’s vision for DOT

By: Kelvin Heppner

July 19, 2017

DOT Technology Corp. founder Norbert Beaujot

The launch of the autonomous DOT Power Platform this week was the result of a three year quest to make farm equipment more efficient in the context...Read more »

Canada’s 2017 first quarter ag equipment sales are stronger than a year ago

By: RealAgriculture News Team

May 20, 2017

(file photo)

According to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers April 2017 Flash Report, Canadian tractor and combine sales are very strong when you take...Read more »

Monsanto Cancels Deal to Sell Precision Planting to Deere

By: Realag Machinery Insider

May 1, 2017

(Deere & Co.)

Monsanto, the parent company of The Climate Corporation, has cancelled its deal to sell Climate’s Precision Planting equipment business to Deere...Read more »

Canadian Farm Equipment Sales Showing Strength

By: Realag Machinery Insider

April 28, 2017

New combine sales in Canada are up 61 percent year-over-year through the first quarter of 2017.

Sales of new farm equipment through the first quarter of 2017 are up compared to the same time last year. Whether it’s due to the currency market...Read more »

What Will Farmers Do When They No Longer Drive Tractors?

By: Kelvin Heppner

March 20, 2017

Think about how much time is spent driving on a farm. Sitting in a cab operating a truck or tractor is a fundamental part of what farming is today....Read more »

Maxxum 2WD Tractors Return for 2017

By: Realag Machinery Insider

March 14, 2017

Smaller horsepower tractors with the ability to maneuver in tight spaces were all the rage at last month’s National Farm Machinery Show in...Read more »