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Mahindra USA has awarded 20 high school graduates with scholarships totaling $32,000 in recognition of their scholastic achievements and involvement in their local high school’s agricultural-focused clubs and activities. Mahindra offers scholarships under three specific programs: Women In Ag and Urban Ag scholarships in conjunction with the national Future Farmer’s of America organization, and Mahindra Texas Pride scholarships offered jointly with the Career and Technology Association of Texas, Inc.

New Holland Super Guard Warranty

New Holland has announced a new warranty program for its light construction equipment – Super Guard.

“New Holland has a history for manufacturing quality construction equipment for over four decades and is known for our industry leading Super Boom design,” says Mark Hooper, senior director of marketing for New Holland in North America. “The best-in-class Super Guard warranty represents the confidence that New Holland has in its skid steers and compact track loaders.”

2015 Bobcat 3650

Bobcat Company has added to its 2015 UTV lineup with the introduction of the new 3600 and 3650 hydrostatic-drive models.

The utility vehicles feature a new 24-horsepower Kohler diesel engine – the same engine used to power the 2015 3400 and 3400XL models.

New Holland C Series

New Holland has announced that its new C Series loader backhoes and tractor loader feature Tier 4 Final emissions-compliant engines. As well, New Holland boasts that the machines offer improved engine response, fuel efficiency and serviceability, and an optional auto-ride control. The lineup includes the B95C, B95C TC, B95C LR and B110C loader backhoes and the U80C tractor loader.

“These machines deliver the power and torque needed to get any digging, loading, trenching or pushing job done faster,” says Paul Wade, New Holland Construction marketing manager. “The new engines in these machines not only meet the strict Tier 4 Final emissions standards, they improve fuel efficiency without compromising engine performance.”

Mahindra eMAX Tractor

Mahindra USA and Rush Limbaugh have joined forces for the second-annual Salute To Veterans promotion on The Rush Limbaugh Show. The promotion will give away a Mahindra eMAX 22HST tractor with loader to an active duty service member or veteran of the U.S. military for Memorial Day 2015.

Entries are being accepted for the tractor giveaway between now and May 24, 11:59 pm PT at The winner will be selected in a random drawing on May 26, 2015.

John Deere 5075E

The North American Equipment Dealers Association (NAEDA) announced that John Deere received the 2015 Dealer’s Choice Award for Full-line Manufacturers. This award is presented annually to manufacturers who receive exemplary ratings in 12 operational categories from the NAEDA’s Dealer-Manufacturer Relations Survey.

“This is great news and we’re extremely proud to be ranked so highly by NAEDA dealers,” says Bob Timmons, director, sales, John Deere Ag and Turf Division. “John Deere dealers do an exceptional job in providing quality products and services to customers and are a major factor in our overall success today.”

2015 Kubota L2501

In conjunction with National Ag Day, Kubota Tractor Corporation has announced the launch of “Geared To Give,” a new program in partnership with the Farmer Veteran Coalition (FVC) that will provide financial support and donated Kubota equipment to U.S. military veterans pursuing a future in farming.

Kubota and FVC jointly launched their partnership at the California State Capitol in Sacramento during the Department of Food and Agriculture’s Ag Day festivities.

New Holland Boomer 54D Award

New Holland gave its Boomer Series a boost with the introduction of the new Tier4B compliant Boomer 54D. Now that tractor has been awarded the title of “Machine of the Year 2015″ in Compact and Specialized category at the SIMA 2015 show.

The new model runs a new Common rail FPT Industrial engine and delivers a superior driving experience with the SuperSuite cab and EasyDrive continuously variable transmission.

Read our New Holland Boomer 54D Review

“This award recognises the considerable benefits that 54D Boomer tractor brings to our customers. It is the ultimate power tool, the perfect combination of superior operator comfort and optimal performance. This is achieved with the EasyDrive continuously variable transmission, the Tier 4B compliant engine and a host of features that enable the operator to get the job done with great efficiency and comfort,” says Luca Mainardi, head of Tractor and Precision Land Management Product Management. “It will appeal to municipalities, private estates and sports facilities alike. At the same time it is perfect for large scale operations and can be specified with tyres suitable for turf care management.”

The new Boomer 54D was awarded the coveted title by a jury panel of 19 farm machinery journalists from across Europe. The machine was rewarded for its technical innovation and the benefits it brings to customers, with selection criteria focusing on innovative features, performance, productivity, cost of operation, ease of use and operator comfort.

McCormick X4 Series

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.

Ranging from 64 to 79 maximum engine horsepower, these three lower horsepower machines allow McCormick to enter into and compete in the small utility class segment of the market place.

McCormick X6

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.

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