Industry News

USDA Partners With Communities To Bring High-Speed Broadband E-Connectivity Infrastructure To Rural Areas

MORE THAN 27,000 BUSINESSES AND RESIDENTS TO GET IMPROVED E-CONNECTIVITY

WASHINGTON – Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett today announced that USDA is investing in infrastructure projects in a dozen states (PDF, 132 KB) to improve e-Connectivity in rural communities.

"In the modern economy, rural broadband is a lifeline to quality of life and economic opportunity," Hazlett said. "With that impact, USDA is fiercely committed under the leadership of Agriculture Secretary Perdue on expanding access to e-Connectivity in rural America." Read more

100 In 1 Year! Ag Radial Sizes Produced At New CEAT Plant

CHARLOTTE, NC (Nov. 15, 2018) – The new CEAT Ag Radial plant, opened only a year ago, has already reached an impressive milestone – release of 100 unique tire sizes.

"CEAT is now well poised to cater to the farming needs of North American farmers with a large range of high-quality radials," said Vijay Gambhire, Managing Director, CEAT Specialty Tyres Ltd.

Gambhire said that in addition to the number of sizes, the quality of CEAT Ag radials is also being well received by farmers in the US and Canada. He noted that CEAT has invested in best-in-class equipment, including the newest versions of tire building machines, for this new plant.

"CEAT is the only tire manufacturer outside of Japan to have received the prestigious Deming Prize for total quality management (TQM)," he said. Read more

BKT Is Flying Higher And Higher Project For The Construction Of A New Production Site In The USA Underway

BKT WIDELY KNOWN FOR ITS FOCUS ON INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY, WHICH HAS RECENTLY DOUBLED ITS PRODUCTION CAPACITY BY MEANS OF ITS LATEST PRODUCTION SITE IN BHUJ, HAS NOW ANNOUNCED THE CONSTRUCTION OF A SIXTH PRODUCTION SITE ON US TERRITORY.

Seregno – Balkrishna Industries Limited (BKT), one of the leading Off-Highway tire manufacturers headquartered in India, hits again the headlines with its announcement of a 100-milion-dollar construction project for a new production site to serve not only the US markets but the entire American region. This new production site will be the multinational group's first manufacturing site outside of India. Read more

Check out the newest technology of Tree Shears, Saws and Brush Rakes from Weber Manufacturing

mainThe M&M family of products, Hydra-Clip, Hydra-Snip, Hydra-Nip and the Hydra-Saw along with the multipurpose Hydra-Rake are products that offer a long term solution to the problem of unwanted or damaged trees. Applications vary from clearing fences and farm pastures to landscaping for developers, construction projects, city, county, state highway road crews and wildlife forestry projects. Read more

Grain Bins Safety Precautions

Whenever possible, don't enter a grain bin. If you must enter the bin, as a farm owner/operator you should:. Read more

HORSCH Enters The Single Disc Seeder Market In North America

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MAPLETON, N.D. — HORSCH, a global manufacturer of seeding, planting, tillage, and application equipment, is entering the North American single disc air seeder market in spring of 2019 with the all-new Avatar SD40. Engineered with simplicity, low maintenance needs, agronomic integrity, and ease of use in mind, the Avatar SD40 boasts 166-bushel product carrying capacity with a 40-foot working width and 10-inch seed row spacing. Read more

LS Tractor Wins Fourth Consecutive Dealer's Choice Award

Company Maintains Dominance Of The Equipment Dealer's Association's Annual Survey

Battleboro, NC — LS Tractor, a leading manufacturer of compact tractors, utility tractors and attachments, has won a fourth consecutive Dealer's Choice Award from the Equipment Dealers Association (EDA), the only brand to have ever achieved this feat. LS Tractor's winning streak in the Tractor Manufacturer category is based on the results from the EDA's 2018 Dealer-Manufacturers Relations Survey, comprised of over 2,000 responses from dealers across the U.S. and Canada.

"To be recognized by our dealers as the best in our category for a fourth consecutive time is truly a testament to the hard work of everyone at LS Tractor," said Mike Blount, CEO of LS Tractor USA. "We continuously strive to make the LS experience superior in every way and it's great to see that hard work paying off for our dealers." Read more

CEAT Introduces Farmax Row Crop Ag Radial In North America

CEAT Specialty Tires is adding the CEAT FARMAX Row Crop Ag Radial to its North American product line-up to provide farmers and ranchers low compaction, high traction and exceptional performance on the road.

The FARMAX Row Crop Ag Radial is available in four popular sizes (320/80R42, 340/85R48, 230/95R48 and 270/95R48) and is backed by a "best in class" 7-year warranty.

This new radial joins the FARMAX R85, FARMAX R70 and FARMAX R65 in the CEAT North American line-up and similarly delivers low compaction, better traction and outstanding roadability… what the company calls "Power of CTR."

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A New Brand Identity For Jamesway

Valmetal Group unveils the new logo for its Jamesway Farm Equipment division.

The Valmetal Group is unifying its ranges of feeding equipment (Valmetal) and manure handling systems (Jamesway) under a single brand. The Jamesway brand was created in 1912 and was acquired in 2006 by the Valmetal Group. Jamesway manure handling equipment will soon begin a transition to the Valmetal brand, presenting a single, strong brand name as the leader in on-farm material handling equipment. The product line includes a wide range of equipment for feed & manure handling, including fully automated and robotic systems.

In Canada and in the United States, equipment will continue to be distributed through the existing dealer networks. For international markets, the range of manure handling equipment that was previously only offered under the private label of a major European milking equipment company will now also be distributed under the Valmetal brand. Read more

NCF Accepting Applications For CME Beef Industry Scholarships

The National Cattlemen's Foundation is now accepting applications for 2019-2020 beef industry scholarships sponsored by CME Group. Ten scholarships of $1,500 each will be awarded to outstanding students pursuing careers in the beef industry.

"The CME Beef Industry Scholarship is an investment in the next generation of cattle producers. CME Group is pleased to support the brightest talent of cattlemen and women, while promoting future participation in an industry that is critical to feeding the world," said Tim Andriesen, CME Group Agricultural Products Managing Director. "Our partnership with the National Cattlemen's Foundation and NCBA has spanned nearly three decades, and during that time, we've underscored the importance of risk management to the beef industry while contributing to the education of tomorrow's industry leaders." Read more