CEEDA Briefing
Aug. 28, 2014

M&M rolls out new tractors after 14 years
Financial Chronicle
Automobiles and tractors have many common technical features, including the fact that they both run on fossil fuel. However, one rarely hears about the launch of a new platform in tractors, as happens frequently in automobiles. "In automobiles, one cannot survive for long with just the old platform. Buyers want something new, and very frequently too. However, in tractors, launching a new platform is risky," says Pawan Goenka, executive director, Mahindra & Mahindra. More

Commercial drone dealers take farming to new heights
Precision Farming Dealer
The importance of precision agriculture is growing as crop maintenance becomes increasingly regulated and farmers become more cognizant of advances in their field of work. Farming, which is a staple industry on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, is being done differently today than just a decade ago, and area farmers are taking note of the changes going on around them. More

Case IH rolls out new tools
Farm Industry News
Even as the farm equipment market cools, major players are rolling out new equipment and technology for 2015. For Case IH, that list of new equipment ranges from a new machine in the Magnum line to a new combine to a new approach to the company's Advanced Farming Systems with AFS Connect 2.0.More

The Neeralta Grain Bag Extractor — extractor and bag roller in one
Real Agriculture
Storing grain in bags has certainly caught on in popularity in recent years, however temporary storage does create one possibly permanent problem — what do you do with the grain bag itself? Recycling is an option for many grain farmers (re-using it as a slip and slide isn't typically an option if you're unloading in February), but the bags need to be relatively clean and are often stored for a length of time before being recycled.More

New Holland T8 SmartTrax
New Holland announces a very unique tractor with rear tracks and front wheels. It's the T8 SmartTrax. The media got a preview of the new machine which will be on the Farm Progress Show lot this week. Telling us all about it is Nathan Graham, T8, T9 and PLM Product Trainer. Here is some information about the new product.More

Frontier Equipment reveals new line of hay equipment
DM50 Series Disc Mowers and TD34 Series Tedders provide a cost effective way to work fast and efficient Whether operators have weedy ditches to mow or a field of hay to cut, windrow, and dry, Frontier has a new line of hay equipment designed for the job. The new DM50 Series Disc Mowers and TD34 Series Tedders are designed to improve uptime when operating in the field.More

John Deere introduces large square balers for increased productivity
Machine Finder
John Deere recently announced expanding the company's commercial hay equipment line with two new L Series Square Balers, the L330 and the L340, which are designed to maximize productivity, increase efficiency and lower operating costs for commercial hay equipment owners and operators.More

New easy to use extensions for Joskin trailers
Until now, Joskin was proposing full stackable aluminium extensions for its agricultural tipping trailers. However, today, Joskin has launched silage extensions available with heights of 500 and 750 mm. They offer a durable and manoeuvrable solution and make it possible to transport large volumes of low-density matters (silage, shavings, barks, etc.).More

Largest John Deere tractor to hit the marketplace
Built with high-power, the 9R/9RT four-wheel-drive track tractors are hitting the marketplace as John Deere's most efficient and productive machines. With up to 620 horsepower, the 9R/9RT four-wheel-drive track tractors stand out as high-power, durable, versatile machines able to cover many acres across varying field conditions. The high-power 9R/9RT lineup includes three key options to provide increased efficiency and productivity in the field.More

M&M rolls out new tractors after 14 years
Financial Chronicle
Automobiles and tractors have many common technical features, including the fact that they both run on fossil fuel. However, one rarely hears about the launch of a new platform in tractors, as happens frequently in automobiles. 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. More

Massey Ferguson reveals first detail on new global series
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. More

Bobcat adds Trimble GPS option to grader attachment
Equipment World
By adding a Trimble GCS900 GPS grade control option to its grader attachment, Bobcat says owners of its M Series loaders now have the ability to precisely grade on jobs that require more maneuverability than dedicated graders can handle. Two Bobcat grader attachments, the 96- and 108-inch moldboard models, will be available in GPS-ready versions, says Katie Althoff, Bobcat attachment product specialist. More

Challenger's new MT500E series tractor offers more power, efficiency
Western Farm Press
Challenger has five new row crop tractor models now available which can increase on-farm efficiency and productivity. The new Challenger MT500E Series row crop tractors with new AGCO Power Tier 4 Final 6.6- and 7.4-liter six-cylinder diesel engines feature increased maneuverability, efficiency, and power - three components to help ensure a new tractor purchase translates into real results on the farm.More

Wireless reversing camera makes backing big kit safer
Farmers Weekly
The latest wireless reversing camera system from Sparex consists of a colour 18cm monitor and colour day/night camera. It’s waterproof and robust, says the company, as well as being easy to install. Up to four cameras can be hooked up to the screen and the images can be shown four at a time or allowed to rotate one view after another. It’ll pick up audio too and you can alter the volume.More

Fendt launches new 700 Series tractors
Farm Industry News
Fendt has unveiled its new 700 Series tractor line, designed to give buyers a range of sizes and option packages to fit their specific operation. The series is made up of six models rated 145 to 240 maximum engine horsepower. The 700 Series incorporates the same high-tech engineering and technology found in the larger Fendt series, such as a front PTO and three-point hitch, power flow through a continuously variable transmission (CVT), class-leading hydraulic capacity, and the Fendt Variotronic electronic interface. More

NEDA Alert: Pennsylvania Mowers Stolen
National Equipment Register
Northeast Equipment Dealers Association (NEDA) reports to NER that between Monday Aug. 4 and Thursday Aug. 7, 2014, the below equipment was stolen from an equipment dealership in the 1300 block of Susquehanna Trail, Watsontown, Pennsylvania.More