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October 26, 2017
Massey Ferguson has unveiled its new 2700E Series of Utility tractors, which consists of two models – the MF2705E and MF2706E.
“This versatile, easy-to-use tractor series provides customers a great value to complete just about every job they have,” says Warren Morris, tactical marketing manager at AGCO. “These tractors are ideal for loader work, hay work, mowing and countless other applications. Rural lifestyle customers to demand a cost effective solution for completing chores around their property. That’s why this is the year of the utility tractor – this is one of four new utility tractor series starting production in 2015.”
John Deere has added a pair of new tractors to its 5 Series – the 5E and 5ML.
“We’ve taken our popular, market-proven 5 Series Utility Tractor lineup and added new models that make it even easier to perform more jobs on the property or around the farm, ranch or orchard,” says Brad Aldridge, 5 Series product marketing manager for John Deere. “These versatile 5E and 5ML Tractors combine durability with value and are the perfect choice for many types of customers.”
McCormick North America unveiled three new models of the X4 tractor family during the 2015 National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Ky. These three new models (X4.20, X4.30, and X4.40) expand the X4 tractor family to a total of six members.
McCormick North America unveiled the all-new X6 tractor family during the 2015 National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Ky. The X6 Series ranges from 111 to 133 maximum engine horsepower and is an evolution of the X60 Series mid-range tractors.
The new X6 Series lineup consists of two models: the X6.420 rated for 101 PTO horsepower, and the X6.430 rated for 111 PTO horsepower. Both models use a BETAPOWER 4.5 liter, four-cylinder diesel engine that. Advanced SCR technology helps these engine meet the EPA’s strict Tier 4i emissions regulations.
New Holland has introduced its new tractor styling with the new T7 Series featuring its ECOBlue HI-eSCR technology for compliance with Tier 4B emissions standards. The new eight-model range includes a new standard wheelbase model with 225hp.
“The new T7 offers the best of New Holland’s technologies and features,” says Luca Mainardi, head of Tractor and Precision Land Management Product Management. “Great attention to detail has been devoted to provide farmers with a powerful and highly versatile tractor that will enable them to achieve the highest levels of productivity with ease while enjoying ultimate comfort.”
New Holland has upgraded the T8 Series with its ECOBlue Hi-eSCR technology for compliance with Tier 4B emissions standards. The entire range is more powerful than its predecessor.
“The T8 Series is the most powerful conventional tractor in the world,” says Luca Mainardi, head of Tractor and Precision Land Management Product Management, “and with the ECOBlue Hi-eSCR technology their performance has improved even further. Our longsighted approach to emissions standards, adopting at an early stage SCR for our machines above 120 hp, is delivering great advantages for our customers and it has proved to be the right choice, as this technology is now accepted as the industry standard for high horsepower equipment.”
New Holland has taken the covers off its new and upgraded TD4F Series, which is based off the TD4000F tractor range.
The new series offers three models with horsepower ranging from 65 to 88: TD4.70F, TD4.80 and TD4.90F. They feature a new hydraulic power shuttle, entirely redesigned ergonomics and new styling, a rugged servo operated PTO, and easy access hydraulic couplings.
Kubota has expanded its MX-Series utility ag tractor line with the MX5800, a four-wheel-drive HST model delivering 61.4 gross horsepower.
As the fall harvest wraps up, many farmers are turning their attention to next spring, making decisions on fertilizer, crop rotations and seed purchases. AGCO wants to remind farmers not to overlook necessary maintenance on their tractors before winter sets in.
To help farmers remember how to winterize their equipment, AGCO is introducing FARMS. FARMS consists of five steps farmers should take to protect their equipment investment and prepare for next spring.
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