Electric Drive Tractor

Electric drives for tractors? While producers are familiar with the standard hydraulic or PTO-driven systems in today’s tractors, Fendt engineers are researching the potential for electrical drive systems operated from a tractor. Although the research is still in its...

Loaders to Lift Bigger Loads on Growing Farms

If your skid steer loader isn’t keeping up with the growing size of your farm, it may be time to upgrade to a new generation. The all-new 2700V NXT2 and 3300V NXT2 vertical-lift skid steer loaders offer Tier IV-certified Yanmar 72 horsepower diesel engines, and proven...

What’s your fluid efficiency?

This is an interesting read. We all know that modern tractors require more than a single fuel source to keep operating. And according to this article, “Now tractors are judged by not only the “fuel” they consume, but also the “fluid” required to get emissions down to...

Heated, Energy-Saving Blankets Keep Equipment, Tanks Warm in Winter

Fuel tanks, service trucks, and heavy equipment can take a long time to heat up in the winter. A product called Powerblanket® SMART Blanket could help. Powerblanket can help you maintain a hospitable environment for gas cylinders, pipes, buckets, and more. The covers:...

Save Time with Self-Lubricating Bearings

Greasing bearings on farm equipment takes a lot of time. What if the bearings could lubricate themselves? Yes, they do exist and are made by GGB Bearings Technology. GGB manufactures high-performance, self-lubricating, and pre-lubricated bearings. The company’s...

What Should You Consider When Buying a Utility Tractor

Do you want to fire up your 300 horsepower tractor to run an auger or move a bale of hay? Or is that the machine of choice to mow weeds from the road up to your barn? Probably not, in both cases. The utility tractor – the 40 to 100 hp – unit better fits the job. But...