CEEDA Briefing
Jul. 3, 2014

Unique seeder featured at farm show
The Western Producer
Clean Seed Agricultural Technologies hopes to recapture some of last year’s buzz around its smaller scale CX-6 seeder prototype. It has introduced a 60 foot unit with a central air feed from a high capacity product cart. Colin Rosengren, vice-president of agronomics, said this allows for individual points to shut off at each of the openers and for individual metering, row by row, for different products, different blends and different rates.More

Massey Ferguson reveals first detail on new global series
Agri
Massey Ferguson, a worldwide brand of AGCO, has released information and a preview of its groundbreaking new Global Series tractors set to launch later this year. Backed by an investment of over $350 million from its parent company AGCO, and the result of more than six years’ of research and development, the Massey Ferguson Global Series is a brand-new product line of 60-130hp tractors which will ultimately be assembled at multiple manufacturing sites and sold globally. More

Dealer Profile: CG Equipment
CEEDA
Established in 1962 CG Farm Supply was founded by Cleave & Margaret Gingerich as a Case farm equipment dealer. In the mid 1980s during the Case IH merger, CG Farm Supply lost the farm equipment line, but carried on their dealership as a utility dealer putting their focus on Construction and Landscape equipment.More

Case IH appoints Advanced Farming Systems Specialist
Precision Farming Dealer
Case IH, which is at the forefront of developments in Advanced Farming Systems (AFS), has appointed Ross Macdonald as AFS Specialist/Training Coordinator. Based at Case IH UK’s offices in Essex, he will work closely with the company’s network of dealers throughout the UK and Republic of Ireland to keep them informed of the latest developments in this exciting technology, as well as providing training for specialist engineers. More

JD Equipment accepting registrations for world's largest combine clinic
Equipment World
D Equipment has announced they will be holding the 5th annual World’s Largest Combine Clinic on Friday, August 22 at their store located at 1660 US 42 NE in London, Ohio 43140. Registration is now open for this event. At the World’s Largest Combine Clinic, participants will attend a half-day session in which they choose three out of four classes to attend. More

John Deere expands line-up of commercial front mowers
Farms.com
1500 Series TerrainCut™ offers comfort and versatility for landscaping and governmental operations John Deere is increasing its front mount mower models with the new 1500 Series TerrainCut™ Front Mowers. The series adds five new models – the 1550, 1570, 1575, 1580, and 1585 TerrainCut to the existing front mower line-up. The Final Tier 4 compliant machines increase uptime and reduce operating costs with enhanced performance, comfort, and versatility.More

NC Engineering puts powershift into pivot-steer loaders
Farmers Weekly Interactive
Pivot-steer loaders have maintained a strong farmer following in the livestock sector, particularly those dealing with the daily challenge of awkward-shaped sheds. Northern Ireland firm NC Engineering is a relatively new name in the telehandler world having launched its maiden machine last year, which it hopes will go some way to replacing the legendary bend-in-the-middle Matbro.More

Case IH appoints Advanced Farming Systems Specialist
Precision Farming Dealer
Case IH, which is at the forefront of developments in Advanced Farming Systems (AFS), has appointed Ross Macdonald as AFS Specialist/Training Coordinator. Based at Case IH UK’s offices in Essex, he will work closely with the company’s network of dealers throughout the UK and Republic of Ireland to keep them informed of the latest developments in this exciting technology, as well as providing training for specialist engineers.More

Ford Raptor golf cart lets you rove the jobsite in a mini pickup truck
Equipment World
UTVs are typically the small vehicle of choice for contractors who need to get around large jobsites quickly. But this Ford Raptor golf cart might give some of the biggest UTV fans pause. This mini Raptor is a very detailed recreation of Ford's very popular 4x4 pickup and is made by Caddyshack Golf Cars in Palm Desert, CA. And it’s not just a one-off creation.More

Manure agitation boats making quite a stir
AgriView
New manure agitation technology was demonstrated recently at an on-farm event attended by manure applicators, agency manure pit designers and others, including Agri-View. Marshland Acres Custom Heifer Raising near Durand was the site of this invitation-only demonstration of manure agitation boats. Some 150 attendees from five states showed up for what initially promised to be a rainy event until Mother Nature turned off the faucet. More

FenderXtenders partner with both narrow and wide sprayer tires
Real Agriculture
Fenders play an incredible role in reducing equipment and nozzle damage and keeping the sprayer clean, thus reducing the risk of soil-borne disease movement. Still, owning a set of fenders for both wide and narrow tires can be costly, and the process for removal and replacement can be rather time consuming. With all this in mind, Eric Gray, president of FendX, decided it was time to build a set of fenders that could be altered to fit both wide and narrow tires.More

Kawasaki's new Side x Side, from assembly to test drive
Farm Industry News
Kawasaki launched a brand new utility vehicle model last week at their Lincoln, NB, manufacturing plant, right in the heart of corn and soybean production. The new addition to Kawasaki’s Mule line of SxS utility vehicles is the 2015 Mule PRO FXT. This is the first new model in the company’s Mule line announced since 2008.More

Miller revamps Big Blue 800 Duo Pro welder/generators to deliver more fuel savings
Equipment World
Boost power output while saving fuel with Miller’s revamped Big Blue 800 Duo Pro diesel-engine welder/generators, which offer estimated fuel savings of 34 percent when compared to two single operator units. The Tier 4 Final compliant unit delivers a 33-percent increase in rated power output that results in 27,000 watts of generator power and up to 800 amps of weld power for a single operator, or 400 amps each for two weld operators. More