Claas has introduced a new Class 7 combine model for those looking at a new combine with modern features, but a lower price tag. RealAgriculture field editor Bern Tobin toured the Claas booth at the Farm Progress Show at Des Moines, Iowa, to get the scoop on where the Trion 740 might fit for farmers…. Read More

Supply chain disruptions from fertilizer, to fuel, to equipment and equipment parts have plagued the agriculture industry for several months, but there isn’t an end in sight. Eric Raby, senior vice president of Americas for CLAAS was at Commodity Classic at New Orleans, Louisiana, providing customers with some answers to some of their questions. The… Read More

Welcome to this Friday edition of RealAg Radio. We’re switching it up — there’s no typical RealAg Issues Panel, as part of the RealAgriculture team is on the ground at Commodity Classic in New Orleans, Louisiana. Co-hosts Shaun Haney and Kara Oosterhuis share some of their thoughts from the show, along with some of the… Read More

CLAAS of America and Alberta AG Centre recently announced that the dealership has been assigned additional territory in Alberta. The expansion comes after the Smith’s Equipment Sales acquisition in Lougheed, Alta., and a new facility in Stettler, Alta. Alberta AG will add a new location in Medicine Hat in the summer of 2021 and relocate from… Read More

Claas of America has received a 2021 AE50 award from the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) for its Lexion 6000 series straw walker combine. The annual AE50 Awards program celebrates and recognizes new products that feature the highest innovation, significant engineering advancement and impact on the market served. Entries for the AE50… Read More

Lower horsepower tractors might be enjoying strong sales in the U.S. and Canada, but when it comes to combines, bigger is always better. For a discussion on trends in farm equipment, dealer networks, and the value of new and nearly-new combines, we’re joined by Torey Hadland, western Canadian division director with Claas Canada, for this… Read More

Canada West Harvest Centre has announced plans to open a CLAAS dealership at Kindersley, Sask., this fall. It will be the company’s fifth location in the province. Canada West Harvest Centre offers the full line of CLAAS equipment, and has locations at Regina, Saskatoon, Swift Current, and Yorkton. “We are excited to further expand our… Read More

CLAAS of America has launched the all-new LEXION 6000 series straw walker combines with two new models, targeted for small grain crops, such as wheat and canola. The straw walker combines will make it easier for farmers who want efficient separation without over threshing grain or damaging straw. Blake McOllough, product manager for combines with… Read More

As technology evolves, more and more of the players in the machinery business are coming up with ways to store and track the data we get from our implements. With so many different moving parts, it begs the question — is there a way we can store our data cross-platform? CLAAS’s recent launch of DataConnect… Read More

By now you’ve most likely seen the new seed green and white CLAAS Lexion combines that were launched in North America last year. The traditional colours offer CLAAS users a sense of nostalgia, the company says, while unifying branding. But as Eric Raby of Claas explains to RealAgriculture’s Shaun Haney at Agritechnica 2019, there are… Read More

The Xerion name may be familiar to North American Claas customers, but seeing the series on tracks might come as a surprise. The new offering, launched at Agritechnica this year, in Hanover, Germany, uses a crawler track system from Dutch manufacturer Zuidberg. The CAMSO tracks have a width of 30 inches, increasing the machine’s footprint… Read More

Claas’s new 8000-7000 series combine is delivering more throughput, while also showing its true colours — no, really. “Finally, after many years of being yellow and black because of our affiliation with Caterpillar in the past, we finally got back to the [seed] green and white colours that are traditional CLAAS colours,” says Patrick Arnold,… Read More

 

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