Industry News

New Snoot Boots Extend Life Of JOHN DEERE, CASE IH, NEW HOLLAND Corn Head Snout Points Heavy Duty Snout Protectors Feature Reflective Strip For Combine Operator Convenience

Hutchinson, Minnesota – May Wes, a leading supplier of aftermarket agricultural parts, is pleased to introduce its new Snoot Boots for John Deere, Case IH and New Holland corn head snout points. Read more

New Fox Versaplow Skid-steer Mounted Plows Offer Multiple Plowing Functions

MANKATO, Minn. – The new Fox™ VersaPlow™ combines the functions of a box-style containment pusher, a backdrag containment box, and a conventional snowplow into a single unit that mounts to a skid-steer or compact loader. Designed for retail parking lots, apartments, municipal campuses and industrial areas, the Fox VersaPlow is available in 8-foot and 10-foot blade widths with a steel trip-edge or urethane resilient-edge. Read more

Kuhn North America, Inc., Announces Partnership With 4r Nutrient Stewardship

Kuhn North America, Inc., is pleased to announce its partnership with 4R Nutrient Stewardship.

Stewardship provides a framework to achieve cropping system goals such as increased production, greater profitability, enhanced environmental protection and improved sustainability. To achieve those goals, the 4R concept incorporates the principles of applying the right fertilizer source at the right rate, at the right time and in the right place. Read more

CLAAS Technology Leadership To Be Showcased On American Farmer TV Series


OMAHA, Neb. — May 31, 2018 — CLAAS of America announces that the American Farmer program will focus on the company and its innovative equipment technologies in an upcoming episode as part of its series on agriculture and farming. The program will be produced in the coming months and air on RFD-TV in the fall of 2018. Read more

BRP Recalls All-terrain Vehicles Due To Fuel Leak And Fire Hazard (Recall Alert)

• Name of product: 2018 Can-Am Outlander and Renegade all-terrain vehicles (ATVs)
• Hazard: Fuel can spray from the fuel tank when opening the gas cap, posing a fuel leak and fire hazard.
• Remedy: Repair
• Recall date: June 29, 2018
• Units: About 13,300

Consumer Contact: BRP toll-free at 888-272-9222 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Sunday or online at and click on "Owner Center" and then "Safety" for more information.

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MAY WES Introduces New G4 Stalk Stompers For Combine Corn Heads G4 Stalk Stompers 25% Lighter, More Compact, Much Faster To Install, Remove

May Wes, a leading manufacturer and supplier of aftermarket poly agricultural equipment, proudly introduces the new G4 Stalk Stomper for more efficient and effective stalk leveling.

Based on farmer feedback, the G4 Stalk Stomper features a simplified and space-saving torsion design that eliminates the spring, chain, pivot bolt and other bulky features found in most Stalk Stompers, making it much easier for one person to install, remove and reposition for transport or storage. Read more

ECHO Launches Industry Leading Turf Application Spreaders

CHICAGO, IL – Making its debut to the market, the RB-80 and RB-100S are game changers in the spreading industry for professional users. Designed to provide maximum productivity utilizing patented technology and high-quality components, the unrivaled spreaders have superior performance at a competitive price point. These spreaders are the silver bullet needed in the turf application market. Read more

BKT At The Forefront For Sustainable Tire Manufacturing

Balkrishna Industries Limited (BKT), a leading Off-Highway tire manufacturer headquartered in India, enters into a Joint Research Agreement with Kultevat, Inc., a leading US biotechnology company specialized in the cultivation and processing of TKS Dandelion as a renewable and sustainable alternative for natural rubber. The purpose of the agreement is the development of new compounding methods based on TKS Rubber to be integrated in the tire manufacturing process. All studies, analyses, experimentation and testing will be carried out at BKT´s recently inaugurated, modern Research and Development Center known as "Suresh Poddar Innovation Hub" stretching over an area of 25 acres within the company's latest and largest production site in Bhuj, India.

JOHN DEERE To Build New Test Lab

MOLINE, Ill. — Deere & Co. will build a 33,000-square-foot facility at the Iowa State UniversityResearch Park as a design and test lab for agricultural spraying and applications technology.

The facility is expected to be completed by summer 2019.It will expand Deere's presence at Iowa State. In 2017, the company opened a strategic technology innovation center in the research park.

Deere has recently expanded its role in crop care technologies and acquired several companies that offer spraying technologies.


ASV Releases New RT-40 Posi-Track Loader, A Compact 'Powerhouse'

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. — ASV Holdings Inc., an industry-leading manufacturer of all-purpose and all-season compact track loaders and skid steers, introduces the new RT-40 Posi-Track® loader.

Featuring a compact size in a class of its own, the RT-40 provides a productive alternative to walk-behind and stand-on mini skid-steer loaders. Expanding ASV's expertise in smallframe compact track loaders, the machine offers maximum power, reliability, serviceability and comfort. The model is ideal for the rental market, homeowners or contractors working in tight spaces for anything from urban snow clearing to landscaping. Read more