CEEDA Briefing
Aug. 30, 2012

John Deere replaces A400 SP Windrower with two new models
Mechanics Hub
To provide small grain and hay and forage producers, globally, with additional W150 WindrowerREV for webhorsepower levels and header options in self-propelled windrowers (SPW), John Deere introduces the new W110 and W150 Self-Propelled Windrowers for 2013. These two models replace the 140 engine horsepower A400 SPW and complement the existing 200-hp R450 and D450 models.More

1947 Bolens Ridemaster brought back to life
Times Herald
With one speed and moving three miles an hour, the rare 1947 Bolens Ridemaster is one of the first motorized garden tractors. After a few years of work on the project, Doug Carrick has one up and running on his acreage. He finished restoring the antique tractor earlier this year.More

Global farm equipment market to increase at a CAGR of 4.7 per cent
Official Wire
The global farm equipment market has been forecast to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of approximately 4.7 per cent for the period between 2012 and 2015. The global farm equipment sector is not only growing but also playing a vital role in the economies of different nations. Growth within the global farm equipment market looks set to be driven by the booming economies of emerging nations, the ever widening world population, and declining arable land person.More

John Deere launches 12 new tractors
John Deere has just launched 12 new tractors into the marketplace under their 6 series mid-size tractor line. The new models range from 105 to 170 engine horsepower, replacing the standard 6030 and 7030 series tractors.More

Mahindra USA expands North America operations
Farm Equipment
Mahindra USA is adding its fourth North American assembly and distribution facility in Bloomsburg, PA. The new facility will provide support and service to Mahindra's northeast United States and eastern Canadian dealers and partners. Mahindra has converted an empty warehouse on five acres into a fully-functional 40,000 square foot facility that will employ up to 30 people in the operation as it moves into full production. More

AGCO introduces 2013 TerraGator flotation applicator
Ag Professional
AGCO Application Equipment is offering a complete lineup of 2013 TerraGator models. All four TerraGator models, ranging from 330 to 425 horsepower come with features to improve fleet management and product application.More

Challenger introduces MT700D Series Track tractors
Delta Farm Press
Challenger, a global brand of AGCO, introduces the Challenger MT700D Series. Available in two models, the tractors are powered by AGCO POWER 8.4L diesel engines, which are built to exacting standards for smoother operation and longer life. Challenger is the original track tractor, and with the MT700D Series, the tractor created for the most demanding ag environments just got tougher. More

New Holland 4WD offers savings on power, fuel
Ag Weekly
New Holland's T9 Series four-wheel drive tractors come with a standard or wide frame, leading hydraulics, a large cab and the industry's first cab suspension system. Also, the new SmartTrax tracks are an option for producers. SmartTrax, available for New Holland's wide frame T9.615 and T9.670 tractor models, are premium-quality tracks for longer belt life as well as uniform load to the ground, the company says.More

Re-designed big baler gets capacity boost
Farm Futures
Productivity is the operative word in farm equipment, and Case IH is serious about pushing up the capacity of its machines. The latest example of the effort is the LB4 baler series. The large square balers — there are two models — have had capacity boosted by up to 20 per cent over the models they replace.More