CEEDA Briefing
Aug. 14, 2014

Join the Evolution — Be one of the first to see the Tempo High Speed Planter
AdFarm
Join our exclusive event at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show. We want to show off our lineup of high-speed, precision planting, seeding and tillage equipment – all on display at the East-Can booth. Come check out the new Tempo High Speed Planter, versatile Carrier® tillage implements and the Rapid drill – all products of Väderstad, a leading Swedish agricultural equipment manufacturer, now available in Ontario. We’ll also be highlighting E-Control – our wireless iPad control system that puts calibration data at your fingertips.More

Saskatchewan farm equipment dealers worried over Russian turmoil
CBC News
It is not just pork producers in Saskatchewan who are being hit hard by the political and military turmoil in Russia. Manufacturers of farm machinery are also affected. The Saskatchewan Manufacturing Council says that the drop in Russia's currency and the dwindling government support for farmers in that country is affecting the market.More

CLAAS puts its stamp on Western Canada
Real Agriculture
Farmers across Western Canada may notice two very remarkable things on the Prairie landscape soon — stand alone CLAAS dealerships and brightly coloured Xerion tractors. Caterpillar recently announced its shift out of the agriculture market, which started a chain reaction that will see CLAAS, a company who had a distribution deal for its Lexion combines with the company, establish its own dealer network on the Canadian Prairies. As Mark Oehmke, vice president of sales for CLAAS North America, explains in this video filmed at Canada’s Farm Progress Show, Regina, Saskatoon and Swift Current will all eventually host dealerships and service centres. More

Glyphosate tank system saves farmers hassle
Farms.com
Ontario cash crop farmers now have the option to purchase an on-farm glyphosate bulk tank system that could potentially save them time and money. The innovation, EXACT Tank System, created by FS PARTNERS, was released in May, and is gaining traction among farmers.More

Case IH shows latest tractor and combine upgrades
Farmers Weekly Interactive
Case IH Magnum tractors have had a gentle refresh and a bit more power for 2015, thanks largely to the need to meet the latest Stage IV/Tier 4 final emissions regulations. So the five models now top out at 250hp, 280hp, 310hp, 340hp and 380hp, with the top-of-the-range 380 putting out 435hp when its powerboost is operating. All use 8.7-litre Fiat Cursor 9 engines and a choice of CVT and powershift transmissions. However, if you want the top model you have to go for CVT. More

Saw-Mate keeps farm chainsaw kit tidy
Farmers Weekly Interactive
Fed up with carting your chainsaw in the pickup or on the ATV/farm buggy? North Wales manufacturer TCF reckons its Saw-Mate could help. Its modular storage system can be configured to carry one or two chainsaws, plus fuel, oil and tools. The equipment is stored safely and can also be locked in place using the security cable. More

Raven announces release of Hawkeye nozzle control system
Precision Farming Dealer
Raven Industries’ Applied Technology Division announces Hawkeye, an innovative pressure-based nozzle control system that provides the most precise and accurate application across the entire sprayer boom, and the entire field. Hawkeye will be integrated with the Viper 4 field computer, as well as other ISObus compatible virtual terminals, giving customers a fully-integrated system with less cab clutter. Hawkeye also comes standard with turn compensation, adding even more precision during sprayer operation as well as individual valve diagnostics, sectional shut-off, and a clean system architecture designed for simple installation and operation. More

New loader range gives latest Landini tractors a powerful lift
Farming UK
A new range of Landini tractor loaders has been introduced as the result of a pan-European agreement between Argo Tractors, the manufacturer of Landini products, and loader specialist Manip’. The agreement results from the positive relationship developed between Manip’ and Argo’s French distribution company over several years. It ensures the availability of a complete range of loaders to suit the latest generation Landini tractors currently being rolled out, as well as models dating back to the early 1990s.More

Could 3-D printing be coming to a dealership near you?
Farm Equipment
In today’s newscast we look at the possibility of equipment dealers using 3-D printers to make replacement parts, the latest earnings from AGCO, CNHI, Kubota and Trimble, Claas’ long awaited entrance into the North American tractor market, and what dealers think could prevent further declines in high horsepower tractor sales. More

Join the Evolution — Be one of the first to see the Tempo High Speed Planter
AdFarm
Join our exclusive event at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show. We want to show off our lineup of high-speed, precision planting, seeding and tillage equipment – all on display at the East-Can booth. Come check out the new Tempo High Speed Planter, versatile Carrier® tillage implements and the Rapid drill – all products of Väderstad, a leading Swedish agricultural equipment manufacturer, now available in Ontario. We’ll also be highlighting E-Control – our wireless iPad control system that puts calibration data at your fingertips.More

Case IH presents the new Magnum CVX
Agri.EU
Since Magnum was launched onto the market in 1987, these tractors have been considered a benchmark worldwide when it comes to maximum traction, high engine power and reliability. More than 150,000 Magnum tractors have been produced since its introduction and are being used in arable regions throughout the world.More

New Holland CR10.90 via ZimmGlass
AgWired
Introducing the first and only New Holland CR10.90 combine in North America. For the moment anyway. This bad boy will be on display at shows like Farm Progress. It is a monster of a machine. This one was on display for ag media with a draper head. Telling us all about it is Nigel Mackenzie and he gets very whomped up when it comes to these machines. More

New cleaner mid-range tractors
Farm Industry News
Challenger officially announced the release of its new MT500E series large-frame tractors. The media got to preview the series last month at Agco’s Jackson, MN, tractor facility. The new MT500E series consists of five models that range from 185 to 255 maximum hp. Jon Slama, marketing specialist for high-hp tractors, says the size makes it a versatile tractor for the farm.More