The Ag Connect Expo is taking place this week, January 8-10, in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. On Friday at a Preview Day media and other attendees were able to view the latest offerings from farm equipment companies worldwide.
Machines big and small
New product releases at the show ranged from the latest in harvesting equipment, the big iron, to the sophisticated smaller things, precision ag technology.
In the first photo, see a close-up view of the machine to view a special feature. Guess which company made it, and see how many you can get right. In this pic, who’s featuring a new track system?
It’s a Claas Lexion. New features include the Terra Trac system that’s capable of road speeds up to 25 mph.
This air seed delivery system is now available on what company’s 12-row and 16-row planters?
All in the air
The familiar blue iron gives away the Kinze 3600 planter, which features two centrally mounted 40-bushel hoppers that deliver seed to the row units using air pressure.
The company making this new model of forage harvester claims to have the most chopping power in the business.
Krone’s BiGX 1100 forage harvesters is powered by a single 1,031-hp MAN engine.
Something new is helping guide your equipment through the field, using GLONASS satellites.
Trimble’s CFX-750 display is the company’s newest touch-screen display for guidance, steering and precision ag capabilities.
An easy one
Which company has developed a “smart-tractor” concept in its new 8R tractors in the 235-360 engines? Yes, you’ve got it right.
Which manufacturer recently released a cotton harvester developed with the direct input of customers?
All on board
The new Case Module Express features the cotton industry’s first on-board module-building machine.
Laying it on
This company is touting a “new perspective to applying fertilizer,” one that uses a three-coulter option with a row cleaner.
Put it on pre-plant
The Nutri-Pro applicator toolbar by Great Plains enables farmers to apply liquid fertilizer prior to planting, doing some light tillage in the row while clearing residue.
Maccin’ it up
Here’s the company and equipment model. Guess what the machine is behind the brand.
MacDon’s M205 is its first machine off a line of all-new 5 series of rotary disk windrowers. One of its upgrades is a 220-hp Cummins turbo diesel engine.
What sort of machine do you think this little remote control operates?
The Art’s Way new 6525 grinder mixer can be operated with wireless remote control to lift, swing, and discharge the auger system gate.
Which company’s articulated wheel loader is claimed to be the first of its kind to have a three-point and mechanical PTO?
Hook ‘em up
Orthman’s wheel loader can hook up to compact tractor attachments and features both front and rear hydraulics.
Who makes this new mojo3D guidance display, featuring an icon-based menu system and setup wizards for easy installation?
Sittin’ on top of the world
Leica’s mojo 3D guidance has an easy-mount antenna and a built-in cell modem for in-cab remote service.