Challenger Unveils MT400E Tractors Challenger has introduced five models in the new MT400E Series of tractors. Each MT400E tractor comes with with a choice of three transmission options and the series ranges from 120 to 160 horsepower. The MT455E, MT465E, MT475E, MT485E and MT495E are ideal for all-around use on livestock and row crop operations, Challenger company officials say.
Kubota Announces New BX80 Series Tractors Kubota Tractor Corp. this week introduced its new BX80-Series of sub-compact diesel tractors. The all-new BX80-Series includes four tractor models: The BX1880, BX2380, BX2680 and the BX23S, which includes a standard-equipped front loader and backhoe unit.
Case IH Introduces Autonomous Tractor Prototype As part of a focus on producing innovative farm equipment that helps users become more efficient, Case IH has introduced an autonomous tractor with no cab that can be operated remotely through the monitoring of preprogrammed operations.
Albany Pioneer Days featuring John Deere The 2016 Albany Pioneer Days was held on September 16-18 at the show grounds in Albany, Minnesota. This years Pioneer Days featured John Deere tractors, snowmobiles, and gas engines. Pioneer Days is held every September, the feature for 2017 will be Minneapolis-Moline.
Deere Introduces New 2R Compact Tractors Customers seeking a solution for increased productivity without sacrificing comfort will appreciate the expansion of the John Deere 2R Series Compact Utility Tractor line. Two new large-chassis models, the 2032R and 2038R, feature a redesigned body for improved stability and an offering in the 38 horsepower range, providing more options for any size operation.
The wide tractor stance and longer wheelbase of the 2032R and 2038R, combined with increased tractor weight, improve stability when navigating a variety of different terrains. A premium suspension seat, ergonomic controls, tilt steering wheel, cruise control and thick rubber floor mat provide a comfortable operator experience, reducing operator fatigue. Additionally, the 2R Series Compact Utility Tractors are equipped with standard work lights on the fender and an optional premium LED work light kit, allowing operators to extend the workday, optimizing productivity.