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KUHN Wins Two ASABE Awards

KUHN was recently awarded two AE50 awards from the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE).

AE50 awards were given to the KUHN IntelliMix™ advanced mixer control system and the KUHN MM 1300 Merge Maxx® hay merger, deeming each one of the year's most innovative designs in engineering products for the food and agriculture industries. Both machines will be featured in the January/ February 2019 special issue of ASABE's magazine, Resource: Engineering & Technology for a Sustainable World. Read more

Mattracks Takes Delivery Of SXV Specialty Search & Rescue Vehicle via C-130

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If one happened to be near the Grand Forks International Airport on Wednesday afternoon, December 12th, they might have seen a C-130 emerge from the dense fog and land on the runway. It was the Air force delivering a special search and rescue vehicle to Mattracks, the leader in track conversion systems. The vehicle, named the SXV, is to be fitted with a specifically designed track system to greatly assist its off-road capability during search and rescue missions.

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2018 Trimble Reseller Of The Year Award

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Vantage Midsouth earned the prestigious 2018 Trimble Reseller of the Year Award for the 6th consecutive year. This award distinguishes Vantage Midsouth as the top performer in service and product knowledge and a commitment to helping their customers increase their overall production and profitability.

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Winter Operations: Hydraulic Lock In Cold Weather

 

mainHydraulic lock is often overlooked when starting diesels in cold weather. Equipment designed with the hydraulic pump direct connected/coupled to the engine will turn over less easily and at a slower RPM because of the increased drag from the cold oil in the hydraulic system. The result may be that the diesel engine does not spin fast enough to start readily. Read more

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 Hydra-Clip 16" tree shear by Weber Manufacturing is by far the fastest and safest way to clear trees from your land. With it's at and below ground level cutting and the integrated spray system it will make wide open pasture out of the densest forest. You no longer have to worry about falling a tree on the skid steer or your neighbor's fence.

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