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New Holland Braud 7030

New Holland has unveiled a pair of new Braud grape harvester models that will hit dealerships in 2016. The Braud 7030M and 8030L introduce the new compact range concept for grape harvesters.

“From BlueCab 4 to the overall design of the machine, New Holland continues to be an innovator in grape harvester design, providing the utmost operator safety and comfort while maximizing harvest cleanliness, efficiency, and profitability,” said Jarrod Angstadt, Manager, Growth Initiatives, Biomass & Specialty Products for New Holland North America.

Massey Ferguson 1734E

Massey Ferguson is donating a MF1734E compact tractor to support the ProRodeo Hall of Fame and Museum of the American Cowboy.

Valued at $25,000, the tractor is one item that will be auctioned during the 8th Annual Wrangler Gold Buckle Gala, Nov. 30, 2015 at the South Point Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

Gleaner S9 Combine

Gleaner has introduced its new S9 Series combines, which claim to offer more harvesting performance, technology, comfort and convenience. Available in 2016, the S9 Series includes three models, the S96, S97 and S98 to meet the needs of growers seeking class 6, 7 and 8 machines.

“Today’s growers must harvest more crop from more acres in an increasingly narrow harvest window which means they need a combine that can adapt to and perform in less than ideal harvest conditions,” says Caleb Schleder, tactical marketing manager at AGCO. “We’ve incorporated the latest technology, comfort features and even more engineering advancements to ensure our combines provide operators the ability to handle whatever harvest conditions they face during long days in the fields.”

JCB myCHOICE Skid Steer Controls

JCB has introduced its new myCHOICE controls, a controls operation software designed to give operators the ability to adjust their skid steer travel and loader controls for optimal operation during a variety of work conditions.

“We recognized that JCB needed skid steer software to satisfy a wide range of customer applications and demands,” said Kenneth Walton, Chief Engineer for JCB. “When customers see electronic controls, they expect to be able to modify them to suit their needs, similar to how one modifies a cell phone to match personal preference. myChoice skid steer software allows them to do just that.”

Mahindra 1526

Mahindra North American unveiled a handful of new tractors at its National Dealer Meeting in Kansas City, Mo.

The eMax S line of tractors includes four updated models with an all-new steel hood and fenders, stronger body and a unique cab model. The 1526 tractors are designed to provide good value in the below 26 HP category and the 2538 Tier IV line features a hydrostatic cab model.

New Holland T6 Methane Tractor

New Holland was displaying a unique alternative fuel tractor at Expo 2015 in Italy. Sitting atop the sloping roof of the Sustainable Farm Pavilion in Milan is the T6 Methane Power tractor.

This is a second-generation prototype based on a standard New Holland T6 tractor. What makes it different from current T6 Series tractors is that it is powered by a natural gas engine manufactured by FPT International, a sister company of New Holland.

Bobcat MT85

Bobcat has taken the covers off its all-new MT85 mini track loader, following it the footsteps of the MT52 was introduced more than a decade ago.

“The Bobcat MT85 boasts more power, increased lifting capabilities, additional stability and durable components to help operators efficiently complete everyday or challenging tasks in limited-space jobsites,” Bobcat says in a release.

Bobcat Flail Mower

Bobcat has introduced a new 40-inch FMR flail mower attachment for use with its E63, E80, and E85 excavators.

“The flail mower attachment provides optimal safety, performance and uptime protection in mowing and land-clearing applications such as cleaning ditches, hillsides, utility right-of-ways and riverbanks, as well as maintenance for parks and recreational trails,” Bobcat says in a release.

McCormick X8 Teaser

McCormick will unveil its long awaited X8 Series at Agritechnica 2015 in Germany, which runs Nov. 10-14, 2015.

The X8 offers three models with power ratings of 264, 286 and 310 hp, all powered by BetaPower Fuel Efficiency, 6.7-litre, six-cylinder engines equipped with variable-geometry turbocharger technology.

Krone Swadro Rotary Rake

Krone has unveiled its new generation of Swadro rotary rakes, including the Swadro Trailed Center (TC) and Swadro Trailed Side (TS) models.

According to Krone, the new rotary rakes are ideal for medium to large dry hay or silage producers who require even and consistent windrows.


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