Governor Greg Abbott today joined officials from Kubota Tractor Corporation, Commissioner John Sharp and local elected leaders in Fulton, Texas to announce a $1 million dollar donation of funds and equipment from Kubota to the Hurricane Harvey relief effort. This donation will help provide the people of Aransas County and surrounding areas with the equipment and tools they need to help clear debris and expand efforts to rebuild businesses, homes, and entire communities that were devastated by Harvey. Following the announcement, the Governor expressed his thanks for Kubota’s generous contribution to the relief effort and to helping Texans in their time of need.
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October 26, 2017
The 2017 edition of Agritechnica opened with many awards ceremonies. A jury composed by 24 international expert journalists decided to mention FPT Industrial both in the “Tractor of the Year 2018” and “Machine of the Year 2018”. FPT Industrial was involved five times during these ceremonies: first for equipping McCormick’s X6.440 VT-Drive tractor, which won the “Tractor of the Year” award in the “Best Utility” category, then for powering Case IH Maxxum Multicontroller, STEYR Profi, New Holland Agriculture T6.175 Dynamic Command in the “Mid-Class” category and the CLAAS AXION 900 in the “High Horsepower tractors” category of the “Machine of the Year” award.
AGCO, Your Agriculture Company, (NYSE:AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment and solutions, achieved remarkable success with 17 major awards at the prestigious Agritechnica 2017 event in Hannover, Germany. As a result of the votes cast by an independent expert committee, AGCO was once again one of the most successful manufacturers at Agritechnica 2017 by way of the number of innovation awards received.
A Gold Key Tour for a Florida family and delivery of their new 8245R John Deere tractor – the first 2018 tractor made in Waterloo, Iowa – has kicked off a series of events to celebrate the 100th anniversary of John Deere entering the tractor business.
Deere hosted the Wade Purvis family of Naples, Fla., for the Gold Key event, during which customers can watch the final assembly of their newly purchased machine. The new tractor includes a commemorative badge that will be appear on several models of 2018 John Deere tractors including the 6 Series, 7 Series, 8 Series and 9 Series machines. Deere entered the farm tractor business in March 1918 through the acquisition of the Waterloo Gasoline Engine Company.
Kubota Tractor Corporation announced the introduction of several new products from the field and main stage of the company’s annual dealer meeting this week in Phoenix, Arizona. Adding to all segments of its business, the company announced the following:
Kubota Tractor Corporation officially confirmed today its plans to plant solid roots in Kansas for its North American Distribution Center (NADC) by announcing the details of its letter of intent to purchase 203 acres near the company’s current leased facility in Edgerton, Kansas. The company plans to design and build two, one million square foot, facilities to expand their distribution capacity and streamline logistics processes for the timely delivery of Kubota branded service parts and equipment to its increasing customer base in the U.S.
John Deere is updating its popular 3-cylinder 5E Series Utility Tractors for model year 2018.
Visibility to the tractor’s loader has been improved and controls have been repositioned to further enhance operator comfort and reduce fatigue.
The four updated models are the 5045E, 5055E, 5065E and 5075E Utility Tractors, ranging from 50- to 73-engine horsepower. There are 2WD, MFWD, open operator station and cab versions to choose from. Each is powered by a 3-cylinder, turbocharged John Deere PowerTechTM diesel engine.
John Deere introduces three new 9RX Narrow Track Tractors, expanding its lineup of high-horsepower machines.
FPT Industrial will be present within the Case IH exhibit at the 2017 Farm Progress Show and feature engines that power agricultural machinery.
The Farm Progress Show is the largest outdoor farm event in the United States: from the 29th until the 31st of August farmers, agribusinesses and brands will gather from all over the US and around the world to discover the agriculture industry’s newest developments in equipment, technologies, products and services.
FPT Industrial and Case IH, sister brands within CNH Industrial, collaborate together for this event and celebrate the 175th anniversary of the Case IH brand. Visitors to the Case IH exhibit can discover four different FPT engines: three from the Cursor family – Cursor 9 (8.7L), Cursor 13 (12.9L) and Cursor 16 (15.9L) – and one from NEF, the N67 (6.7L). These engines power Case IH tractors, harvesters, sprayers, floaters, windrowers, and the new combination applicator – Trident 5550.
With the introduction of the 0 Series Round Balers for the 2018 haying season, John Deere is offering its first North American-built round baler precutter and the industry’s first 5-foot precutter baler.
The eight models that comprise the new 0 Series Round Balers build upon the popular 9 Series Balers and include several new features that improve hay pickup and overall baling speed and productivity in the field.
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