We’re back from the Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Ky. Let’s check out some sights and sounds from the floor including the new Bilberry smart spraying system, the autonomous irrigation system 360 Rain, the Case IH AF11 combine and more.
Tire manufacturer Bridgestone announced Dec. 20 it had sold its Russian business to Russian holding company S8 Capital, which includes a tire manufacturing plant, a sales and marketing office and about 1,000 employees.
Engine manufacturer Cummins agreed to a record-setting $1.7 billion fine in the settlement of a lawsuit by the U.S. Justice Department and California, according to a Jan. 10 report from Reuters.
As part of its efforts to electrify critical off-highway machinery, Bosch Rexroth announced Jan. 9 a partnership with thermal management manufacturer Modine.
Kinze has purchased a 443-acre agricultural land tract south of the Phoenix, Ariz., metro area, according to a Jan. 4 report from BNN.
During this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, Doosan Bobcat revealed an autonomous and electric articulating tractor — the Bobcat AT450X enabled by Agtonomy.
Ag equipment distributor AgLine Distributing & Equipment officially began operations at a Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians facility in Carthage, Miss., earlier this month, according to a Dec. 27 report from TheNebosha Democrat.
Implement manufacturer Lemken has brought South African no-till drill manufacturer Equalizer — which it acquired in January 2023 — to Canada for field testing, according to a Jan. 14 report from Grainews.
In its Jan. 12 WASDE report, USDA’s 2023-24 U.S. ending stocks are estimated at 2.162 billion bushels of corn (vs. consensus 2.094 billion bushels) and 280 million bushels of soybeans (vs. consensus 242 million bushels).
VDMA reported German tractor registrations down 1% year-over-year in December (flattish in 2023). Registrations in the 100+ horsepower category were up 4% year-over-year (up 5% in 2023).
Tractor Zoom, a provider of farm equipment and heavy machinery valuation data, announced Dec. 20 the acquisition of Anvil App Works, a salesforce OEM partner with CRM solutions built for equipment dealerships.
Oxbo announced Dec. 21 it will acquire Westside Equipment Co. in Madera, Calif, a manufacturer of tomato and pistachio harvesting equipment.
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the U.S. replaced mainland China as the top buyer of Taiwanese agricultural products for the first time last year.
Jost, a producer and supplier of safety-critical systems for the commercial vehicle industry, has announced the construction of a second production plant near the southern Indian city of Chennai.
Amazone and FieldView, Bayer’s platform for digital agriculture, announced Nov. 22 they are starting a strategic collaboration with the aim of further promoting and simplifying the adaptation of smart farming practices.
In its Dec. 8 WASDE report, USDA 2023-24 U.S. corn outlook is for higher exports and lower ending stocks. Exports are raised 25 million bushels to 2.1 billion reflecting the pace of sales and shipments to date.
VDMA reported German tractor registrations down 4% year-over-year in November (flattish year-to-date).
Ag tire and wheel manufacturer Trelleborg announced Dec. 4 that its first facility in Vietnam had begun production.
Canadian ag equipment manufacturer S3 Group Ltd. announced Nov. 8 its acquisition of Power Pin Inc.
Guardian Agriculture, a developer of electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (eVTOL) systems for commercial-scale farming, announced Dec. 4 that it has become the first eVTOL manufacturer to begin commercial operations.
In the latest text poll from Farm Equipment, a majority of dealers (52.6%) felt New Holland Agriculture President Carlo Lambro’s comments at this year’s Farm Progress show about removing shortlines from its dealer network would have no impact on the industry.
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In this episode of On the Record, brought to you by Associated Equipment Distributors, PFG America CEO Daniel Cook discusses the company's goals for expanding Deutz-Fahr's North American presence. In the Technology Corner, Noah Newman hits the technology highlights of the 2024 National Farm Machinery Show. Also in this episode, CNH Industrial reports $18.1 billion in 2023 ag sales, fewer dealers plan to build brand new dealerships and Deere dealers' inventory levels are rising.