CEEDA Briefing
Dec. 13, 2012

AGCO launches mobile app
Midwest Producer
AGCO announced the availability of AGCO's latest global mobile application, built to serve agriculture professionals on-the-go, allowing them to manage their operation from anywhere, anytime.More

John Deere disk ripper makes things easy
Machine Finder
The John Deere Company has recently announced its all-new 2720 Disk Ripper, a heavy-duty primary tillage machine designed to handle a wide range of tillage tasks. This machine features several features that will assist farmers with responsibilities throughout the 2013 tillage season.More

New marine diesel engines from John Deere EPA lll compliant
Mechanics Hub
Workboat, yacht, commercial fishing boat and other small utility boat operators will be interested to know that John Deere unveiled new EPA Tier 3 compliant marine diesel engines at the International WorkBoat Show 2012 just recently.More

Horsch Anderson to produce products under HORSCH brand
Farm Equipment
All products produced by Horsch Anderson now carry the HORSCH label in support of company initiatives to strengthen the HORSCH brand name in North America, as well as globally. This joint effort will unify the strategies of both companies, which share common products and technologies, and support continued rapid growth worldwide.More

AGCO affirms 2012 outlook
Nasdaq
Farm machinery manufacturer AGCO expects its earnings per share to rise to a range of $5.50 to $5.75 next year, with a 3 to 5 per cent increase in sales, as the company benefits from improved margins and recent investments in expanded production capacity.More

K&N filters growth with new dealer direct XP 900 system
Power Sports Business
K&N Engineering's new Aircharger High-Flow Air Intake System will take a path to market that the aftermarket leader is trying for the first time. Made to provide low restriction, long service intervals and more horsepower to the Polaris RZR XP 900, dealers will be offered the product directly from K&N, rather than its distribution network. The product launched in November.More

Briggs & Stratton (BGG) buys Brazil power equipment provider
iStockAnalyst
Briggs & Stratton said it has bought Companhia Caetano Branco of Brazil for about $57 million in cash for the stock of the company, adjusted for certain liabilities. Briggs & Stratton, headquartered in Milwaukee, WI, financed the transaction from cash on hand. The acquisition is not anticipated to have a significant impact on sales or earnings in fiscal 2013.More

JCB produces its 500,000th backhoe loader
Equipment World
JCB has marked the production of its 500,000th backhoe loader — the most popular piece of JCB equipment. The backhoe was a 5CX model, which is able to shift 344 tons of earth per hour or load 196 trucks a day.More

How 4-wheel found traction
The Province
Last month, I attended England's largest Classic Car Show at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham. This year's show was the largest and most successful in the event's history, and there were many vehicles on display from my youth. And some that I had never even heard that were amazing. More

Extendable arms for Harso slurry injector
Farmers Weekly
Danish firm Harso has developed a trailed slurry injector that offers similar working widths to your average dribblebar set-up. Launched at last month's Agromek show in Denmark, the 10-tonne prototype injector can cover 24 metres with two tramline passes. The first pass sees the two 6m sections cover the 12 metres width directly behind the main frame. For the second pass the frame sections slide outwards to an extended position to work the ground 6-12 metres either side of the tramline.More