CEEDA Briefing
Jan. 24, 2013

John Deere launches 605K crawler loader
Mechanics Hub
John Deere has announced its new 605K crawler loader. The 605K is powered by a Deere PowerTech 4.5-liter Tier 4 interim Diesel engine with a net horsepower of 110 horsepower at 2,200 rpm. The 605K also features a hydrostatic transmission which provides infinite speed control, dynamic braking, power management, power turns and counter rotation while staying in gear. The transmission's controls allow operators to choose between the V-pattern or joystick transmission control.More

Husqvarna's 125BVx blower
Green Industry Pros
Husqvarna says its 125BVx handheld blower combines high power with state-of-the-art ergonomic design. The blower tube is engineered to be in line with the handle, minimizing rotational force on the wrist.More

JF Stoll 4500 bale shredder launches
Farmers Weekly Interactive
JF Stoll used to import French-built Belair straw bedders, but this year we spotted a different coloured machine on the stand. It had no branding other than a sticker that says 4500 on the side and details are sketchy. But we do know it has a 1.9m wide body that should accommodate two big square bales on their sides. More

CEEDA hires field services coordinator
Meet Brian Allen, CEEDA's newly hired Field Services Coordinator. Brian began his employment with CEEDA on January 15th and is applying his best efforts to learning as much as he can about CEEDA and its members, as quickly as he can. Brian’s strengths and areas of expertise include marketing, sales/business development, project and event management and communication. More

Call for contributors
In an effort to enhance the overall content of CEEDA Briefing, we'd like to include peer-written articles in future editions. As a member of CEEDA, your knowledge of the industry lends itself to unprecedented expertise. And we're hoping you'll share this expertise with your peers through well-written commentary. Because of the digital format, there's no word or graphical limit and our group of talented editors can help with final edits. If you're interested in participating, please contact Colby Horton to discuss logistics and payment. More

PWC sales grow in December
Powersports Business
Building from momentum in the second half of 2011, PWC sales were up 7.8 per cent year-over-year in December among Bellwether states, according to Info-Link Technologies, despite the issue of fiscal austerity. Sales among all states, for which data is available through September, showed PWC sales following nearly in-line with the Bellwether trend and climbing 5.4 per cent year-over-year in September.More

McCormick launches new x50 tractor series
The McCormick X50.50 Power Plus exhibited on the LAMMA show stand of GB distributor AgriArgo UK is the most powerful of four new McCormick X50 Series tractors due to become available to farmers in Spring this year. With power outputs spanning 85hp to 113hp, the tractors are the first anywhere to be powered by the all-new Perkins 850 Series compact four-cylinder diesel engine.More

Bobcat launches Asphalt Preservation Tools system for loaders
Equipment World
Perform cost-effective asphalt repairs with minimal traffic disruption with Bobcat’s Asphalt Preservation Tools system, which saves an average of 60 percent of the costs associated with other asphalt repair methods, according to the company. The restoration system handles repair work including potholes and surface defects such as cracks, deteriorating surfaces and frost heaves, as well as for driveway, trail and golf cart path reclamation.More

Kubota seeks to buy farm machinery maker
Farm Equipment
Kubota Corp. Chairman and President Yasuo Masumoto has indicated in an interview with Kyoto News on Thursday his readiness to acquire a foreign maker of large field-farming machinery by the end of this year to expand overseas operations, Kyodo News reported. More

Jacobsen rolls out new fairway unit
Jacobsen has rolled out its new LF510 fairway mower that combines the coverage of a five-way gang mower with simplified operating features. Powered by a Tier IV-compliant Kubota diesel engine, the LF510 features a 100-inch cutting width through five of Jacobsens seven-blade TrueSet cutting units introduced last year for faster bedknife to reel adjustment. Some of the features of the new LF510 include.More