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John Deere CUT Loader and Backhoe

John Deere continues to evolve its expansive line of compact utility tractor implements with two additions, the 260B Backhoe and 120R Loader. Building upon previous models, the new implement offerings feature improvements that offer operators the power and productivity needed to get a variety of jobs done.

“When designing our latest backhoe and loader models, we listened to customer feedback, making key changes to improve operator ease and productivity,” said DeMark Cole, Product Specialist for Compact Utility Tractors. “The 260B and 120R retain the features that customers loved from previous models, and include updates to simplify tasks, including implement attachment and detachment, and routine maintenance.”

John Deere 4640 Display

The new John Deere 4640 Universal Display raises the bar for performance, uptime and cost of operation as part of the latest John Deere Generation 4 Operating System. For customers, this translates into better data collection, increased application functionality, and greater choice for monitoring and managing many tractor-driven field operations.

The new 4640 Universal Display enables customers to use the most common and popular John Deere applications, including AutoTrac, documentation, and Section Control, in a portable display that has the latest internal components, design and user interface.

Camso  Conversion Track System

Camso, formerly Camoplast Solideal, is launching two new track products to the North American agriculture equipment market. The two new products include a Conversion Track System (CTS) with suspended frame and integrated final drive system for combines and the Camso AG 2500 series tracks that offers a more economical yet high-quality track solution for general ag applications.

Jensen JHD36A Heavy Duty

The all-new JHD36A has made its debut into the heavy duty market. Featuring the latest technology with Bluetooth hands-free calling and app control, this stereo is perfect for all construction and agriculture applications.

“Customers already love the modern technology that allows for hands free calls and system controls from any smart phone or tablet with the built in app control. It is also Sirius XM ready so it appeals to a large market,” says Mark Wojtys, HD industry manager at ASA Electronics.

Curtis Kubota L47

Curtis Industries, LLC manufacturer of cab enclosures, attachments and accessories for compact vehicles, announces the release of cab systems for the Kubota L47 and M62 TLBs.

The cabs are commercial grade with fully welded steel frame construction, ideal for construction contractors, landscapers and municipal workers.

Krone AM R Disc MowerKrone presents its newest performer in innovative mowing capabilities, the AM R 3-point disc mower. The AM R series is evolving mower technology, combining cutting edge design, durability and efficiently into an elite new generation of mowers.

“The new AM R 3-point disc mower combines the durability and reliability of our trusted line of mowers with new, greater enhancements,” said Jody McRee, Krone Sales Operation Manager. “Building on the reputation of our trusted AM mower being a ‘bullet proof machine’, we have sought to align key new features in the AM R mower that raises the bar of productivity in the field.”

AGCO 3200 Series Corn Head

AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, is offering a wider range of harvesting options for corn growers with the introduction of the 3200 Series corn heads.

“We know that our producers harvest in many different conditions, and each producer has a unique set of requirements for their operation. The 3200 Series corn heads are our newest solution to advance each operation’s productivity and profitability,” says Caleb Schleder, AGCO tactical marketing manager.

Bobcat Landplane

(Press Release) Bobcat Company has expanded its utility vehicle attachment versatility with the new 62-inch landplane attachment, available on 2015 Model Year (MY) 3650 utility vehicles. The bi-directional, site preparation and landscaping attachment allows operators to work in both forward or reverse to easily break up hard ground or level high points.

The new landplane helps UTV operators pulverize soil clods, sift soil to remove large rocks, peel sod and aerate soil for seeding. Options include a bolt-on screen to help break up soil clods, aerate and remove debris. In addition, an optional fold-down scarifier can be lowered to break up hard soil or vegetation, and may be retracted when not in use.

Mitas Powerpull

(Press Release) The special tractor pulling tire Mitas Powerpull has been released for sale in North America. After several months of in-house development and extensive testing, Mitas 30.5L32 148A8 Powerpull is available for pulling teams. It is manufactured as a slick tire without a tread pattern, allowing the competitor to create the winning tread design of their choice. Manufacturing of Mitas Powerpull 30.5L-32 is based on a process similar to that of Mitas’ high-horsepower tractor tires. This will guarantee endurance and durability.

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.”

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