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Steel Deals: Late-Model, High-hp Deeres Bring Bargain Bids By: 07/14/2015 @ 3:09pm

Steffes Group closed out their monthly online auction last week with both typical sale results and a few surprises. What was typical were the low bids being given…

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…

John Deere Expands 5 Series Tractor Line By: 06/03/2015 @ 5:10pm

The new four-cylinder 5E and 5ML series tractors from John Deere pack a lot of heavy-duty power and versatility into…

Kubota Tractor Corporation Headquarters Relocating to Texas By: 05/14/2015 @ 4:13pm

Kubota Tractor Corporation and Kubota Credit Corporation will be moving headquarters from Torrance, California, to Grapevine, Texas. Both companies are U.S. subsidiaries of Kubota Corporation based in Osaka…

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…

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 Ohio State University.Andrew…

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