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Challenger E Series

AGCO Corporation has updated the Challenger E Series with more comfort and operating ease.

“Challenger gives row crop innovators, small grain farmers and specialty application farmers improved performance, comfort, versatility and reliability with the MT700E, MT800E and MT900E Series tractors,” AGCO says in a release. “The 2016 MT700E, MT800E and MT900E Series lead the field and deliver increased productivity for row crop, broad acre, and specialty crop farming practices.”

AGCO 9800 Series Windrower

AGCO has announced updates to its Massey Ferguson WR9800 Series SP Windrower and 2200 Series large square baler.

“The WR9800 Series now offers a RearSteer option, giving operators more on-road benefits like greater ease of transportation, best-in-class speed and enhanced stability at higher speeds,” AGCO says in a release. “The 2200 Series now offers a ProCut option with the models 2250, 2270 and 2270XD, giving operators the capacity they need to keep up with the growing demand of increased feeding capacity and more consistent cutting, even in higher-moisture crops.”

Massey Ferguson 4600M

Massey Ferguson has introduced its new 4600M Series of utility tractors.

With models ranging from 70 to 99 engine hp, the Massey Ferguson 4600M Series replaces the 4600 Series with a model lineup that includes the MF4607M, MF4609M and MF4610M, ranging from 56 to 80 PTO hp.

Sunflower Rotary Finisher

AGCO has introduced its new Sunflower SF6830 high-speed rotary finisher and SF6610 vertical tillage tool, as well as the SF4630-09 to Sunflower’s line of SF4600 Series of disk rippers.

According to AGCO, the SF6830 high-speed rotary finisher and the SF4630-09 disk ripper combine multiple tasks into one-pass systems, while the SF6610 rounds out Sunflower’s Vertical Tillage offering.

New Holland Forage Cruiser

For model year 2016, New Holland has expanded its lineup of FR Forage Cruiser self-propelled forage harvesters.

Powering the units are new engines with horsepower ranging from 476 to 775 and ECOBlue Hi-eSCR Tier 4B technology. The top model retains the 20.1 liter 824hp engine.

Fendt 500 Vario

AGCO recently introduced its new Fendt 500 Vario Series – 110-150-horsepower tractors in a compact package.

“The new Fendt 500 Vario features an extensive range of capabilities to meet the needs of operators who increasingly demand more with less,” says Josh Keeney, AGCO Fendt tactical marketing manager. “Time is a precious resource for farmers. The Fendt 500 is versatile enough for a wide range of applications work, from light chores to fieldwork. It’s an efficient tractor that provides unrivalled competitive advantages from a tractor of its size.”

2016 John Deere 6E

John Deere has added a new branch to the 6 Family Tractor lineup – the 6E Series of high-horsepower utility tractors. The three 6E Series Tractors range from 105, 120, and 135 horsepower.

According to John Deere, the design on the new 6E Series initially began with upgrading the pre-existing 6D line.

2016 John Deere 9RX

John Deere has introduced its first ever 4-track tractors. Four models are available in the new 9RX line, which range from 470 to 620 engine horsepower.

According to John Deere, 9RX models “feature a large, robust undercarriage and track system engineered to provide superior power, durability, and improved ride quality, especially when handling large implements in the field.”

Kubota M5-111

Kubota is calling its new M5-Series its “most versatile utility tractor series to-date.”

Two models are available upon introduction – the M5-091 and M5-111. Both are available with two- or four-wheel-drive.

Mitas PneuTrac on Case IH Maxxum

Mitas will give the first live demonstration of its PneuTrac concept in the United States at the Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Ill. in September.

During the field demonstration, a 28″ PneuTrac will be mounted on the front axle of a Case IH Maxxum tractor. The rear axle will be fitted with a 38″ PneuTrac. Mitas PneuTrac will also be displayed during the show at Mitas stand No. 442 mounted on Case IH Maxxum tractor. Mitas will release the detailed schedule of PneuTrac demonstrations for the press and the public soon.

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