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Research Shows Compaction Reduces Yields By: 01/30/2015 @ 4:56pm

Heavy tractors, carts, and combines have the potential to create deep, long-term compaction on U.S. fields and to reduce yield potential, according to a 2014 report from…

Refresher Course on Tier 4 By: 08/08/2014 @ 4:15pm

Seven Tier 4-related terms you should know:Particulate matter (PM) is made of minute particles dangerous to your…

IF, VF Tires Increase Field Efficiency By: 11/12/2014 @ 3:33pm

In a field demonstration this week, Firestone proved that the company’s new line of tires provides more traction to…

Takeaways from the National Farm Machinery Show By: 02/18/2015 @ 9:51am

For 50 years, the National Farm Machinery Show has been the arena where ag manufacturers launch game-changing products. The 2015 show was no different. New precision ag equipment continues to redefine what is…

Throttle Fuel Costs with Tire Inflation By: 02/02/2015 @ 1:00pm

“If you haven’t looked at how much weight you are carrying and you haven’t looked at tire inflation pressures to see where they should be, you may be burning 8% to 10% more fuel than you need to be,”…

Balance Tractor Ballast to Reduce Fuel Use By: 02/02/2015 @ 11:48am

Dialing in the weight on your tractors can cut fuel costs by 3% to 5%. The key to capturing those savings is a balancing act.The optimal tractor ballast is a compromise between wheel slip and rolling…

Mission Accomplished: Tractor Arrives at South Pole By: 12/09/2014 @ 11:19am

After 17 days and 1,553 miles, the Massey Ferguson Antarctica2 expedition arrived at the South Pole. The crew announced, “This is South 90 – as far south as anybody can go. It’s unbelievable – at the…

Tractor Takes on South Pole By: 12/03/2014 @ 4:28pm

Right now, a Massey Ferguson 5610 tractor is traveling across Antarctica to the South Pole in temperatures reaching as low as -68°F. The Antarctica2 expedition’s chilly goal is to travel the 2,900 miles…

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