MacDon’s new FD 200 series headers boasts plenty of features, but has aluminum components to keep the weight down. The new line-up comes in 30- and 35-foot widths (with optional double knife), and 40-, 45-, and 50-foot widths, says Joel Woods, North American sales manager at MacDon Industries. The 50-foot header is the largest they’ve… Read More

Putting down fertilizer or acting as a back-up seeder, the Degelman Pro-Cast precision granular applicator is designed to mount on Degelman’s Pro-Till high performance discs or Strawmaster heavy harrow units. Derek Molnar, territory manager at Degelman, says the unit will fit on the Pro-Till 30 up to the company’s Pro-Till 45 as well as the… Read More

The strike is over at John Deere, as union members at over a dozen Deere facilities in the U.S. have ratified a new six year agreement. In a statement issued late Wednesday, the UAW says its John Deere members voted 61% to 39% in favour of the tentative deal that was reached on Friday. The… Read More

Unit sales of both ag tractors and combines continue growth above an already-hot pace set in 2020, according to the latest data from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM). U.S. total farm tractor sales climbed 4.8 per cent in October compared to last year, while U.S. self-propelled combine sales jumped 72.9 per cent, the fourth… Read More

Fendt’s Vario 300 Gen4 Series tractors are a compact, powerful, built-to-order piece of machinery. “Brand new to North America, excited, excited, excited to bring this tractor here,” said David Soliday, senior marketing manager of tractors at AGCO, at the 2021 Farm Progress Show at Decatur, Illinois. There are four different models on offer from Fendt,… Read More

If grain moving is on the task list, there have been some updates to GSI’s VersaLoop Conveyor line-up, showcased at Farm Progress Show recently at Decatur, Illinois. “The first that you see right here behind me, is the drive-over hopper,” says Greg Trame, director of global product development for GSI. “This allows us to turn… Read More

About 10,000 John Deere employees at 14 facilities in the U.S. went on strike at midnight Thursday, after rejecting tentative labour agreements this past weekend. Depending how long the strike lasts, it could intensify inventory shortages that dealers are already facing due to other supply chain disruptions. The employees are members of the UAW (International… Read More

 

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