John Deere Launches 2015 Products

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The new John Deere products are launched. Now it’s on to the field and fall farm shows and time to take orders. However, you can’t order this machine which someone on Twitter last night dubbed the AgriTerminator. It’s a prototype Model 9RX with four tracks! The machine charged onto the show floor last night and was an example of how …

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A New FR Harvester from New Holland

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Here is one serious looking machine. Looking at the New Holland FR Self-Propelled Forage Harvester from the business end it looks like it’s ready to chomp through just about anything you can imagine. During the New Holland Media Day Doug Otto did a walk around for us to explain what’s new in this model. New Holland has been at the …

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New Holland Supporting Wheat Harvest

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I’ll be off to Bismarck at the end of next week to watch a special showing of The Great American Wheat Harvest. You can find it at the Grand 22 movie theatre at 7pm on the 22nd. The screening of this important documentary is sponsored by New Holland Agriculture, one of the many companies and agricultural organizations who provided support …

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Milestone Speedrower Series Windrower from New Holland

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Here’s another milestone for New Holland. It’s the 50th Anniversary of New Holland Speedrower® self-propelled windrowers. And to celebrate New Holland is introducing the Speedrower 160 SP Windrower. The media got to see it and learn about it so we can share the details with you. Walking us through the details of the new machine is Jordan Milewski. You can …

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Livestream from ZimmGlass

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This was a test and only a test. I’ve been waiting for a chance to live stream from my ZimmGlass. That opportunity came this morning here at the AgWorks User Conference. It’s not a great video because I was actually doing this the first time so I was streaming and trying to figure a few things out on my computer …

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AgWorks Doing AgOS Training

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The 2014 AgWorks User Conference is underway in Davenport, IA. Welcoming us this morning is Greg Duhachek, President. I spoke with him during last night’s reception to get a preview of what this conference is all about. It’s an annual conference to bring customer users together to show new features of their software and share the vision of the company. …

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Big Smart New Holland CR10.90 Combine

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Introducing the first and only New Holland CR10.90 combine in North America. For the moment anyway. This bad boy will be on display at shows like Farm Progress. It is a monster of a machine. This one was on display for ag media last week with a draper head. Telling us all about it is Nigel Mackenzie and he gets …

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New Holland CR Combines Unveiled

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New Holland held a press conference yesterday in Berlin, Germany via Twitter primarily using the #NHharvest2014 hashtag. It was mostly about the new CR Series combines topped by the CR 10.90. Presenting was Carlo Lambro Brand, President. Here are a few of the tweets as examples: Award-winning Cursor 16 engine developed by #FPTIndustrial that powers the new CR 10.90 #NHharvest2014 …

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Opening Keynote at Intl. Conf. on Precision Agriculture

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Dr. Margaret Oliver was the opening keynote speaker at this week’s International Conference on Precision Agriculture. She is Deputy Editor of the European Journal of Soil Science (2011–present) and was Co-Editor of Precision Agriculture with John Stafford for six years until the end of 2010, but remains on the Editorial Board. On hand for ZimmComm was Sabrina Hill, AgNet West. …

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Follow New Holland Press Conference on Twitter

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It looks like New Holland will be live tweeting a press conference today in Berlin, Germany. The graphic says it will be Unconventional / Unprecedented / Unmissable. Here’s their latest tweet with hashtags. If I calculate right it will start at 11:30am central time. Live Tweet of our Press Conference #EnteraNewHarvestingdimension starting at 6.30 pm (GMT+2) today! Don’t miss it! …

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