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• Equipment manufacturers will showcase their workhorse lines and introduce farmers to their latest advancements and what they can purchase now to get ready for next season and seasons to come at the upcoming Sunbelt Expo.
Some of the new enhancements include double spider gears, solid line bars, and rubber mounted teeth that provide five times the wear life of the previous generation teeth. It uses all-new premium belts available in a laced or endless design.
With the Case IH ISOBUS-compliant control system, you can now run the baler thorough the AFS Pro 700 display in your tractor, giving you a simple layout with the large touch screen monitor. Case IH has added several other new products to meet livestock producers’ unique needs, including Farmall® C, U and B CVT tractors, and the LB4 large square baler.
Performance and flexibility are keys for timely, high-quality application. That’s why the new Case IH Patriot® 3240 and 3340 sprayers offer more horsepower and new options for spray control. These exclusive spray technologies help operators better manage drift, control droplet size and ensure consistent coverage by controlling boom pressure independent of chassis speed.
The system also automatically compensates for turns, ensuring the accurate target rate is applied even while the inside corner of the boom is travelling at a much slower rate than the outside corner. AIM Command PRO accounts for how the boom travels and applies product at equal rates, regardless of speed.
The new Patriot 3240 and 3340 boast 6.7-L Case IH FPT Tier 4 B/Final-compliant engines with 250 hp and 285 hp, respectively. All Case IH high-horsepower engines use Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR)-only emissions control technology without the complexity of an Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) valve or Diesel Particulate Filter.
Case IH Agronomic Design is at work across the full line of Patriot sprayers. The cab-forward, rear-engine configuration provides balanced weight distribution and reduces compaction and rutting, allowing operators field access earlier than conventional designs.
The all-new 1840 small square baler by Massey Ferguson replaces the current model 1839, another addition to the proven design of inline square balers. The stuffer fork has an increase throw inside the bale chamber. This allows the baler to grab more flakes of hay with each plunger stroke.
The augers in the pickup head are now an upturn auger to match the current production 1837 and 1835 models of Massey Ferguson Inline Small Square Balers. Pair these two improvements with extended bale chamber optional knotter fan and increased twine storage, and you have a perfect machine for custom or commercial hay operations.
The all-new 4600 series tractors from 75-95 HP offer 12x12 power shuttle transmissions with NO serviceable exhaust filter. These tractors offer a value priced tractor in cab or platform, 4wd or 2wd configurations. The power plant in this tractor is a 3 cyl Agco power engine that produces a maximum torque at a mere 1850 rpms. This equates tremendous fuel savings over the life of the tractor. These tractors are perfect for the Weekend Warrior to the hardworking cattle and hay operator.
The 5600 series tractor is a premium machine for the operator that wants comfort, power and operator-friendly controls. This tractor offers an all new spacious cab and interior layout.
The tractor is offered in 75-100 PTO horsepower with its industry leading Dyna-4 (16x16) transmission that is an innovation award winner for 2009. Paired with a Massey Ferguson loader and the new slope nose design this tractor is perfect for cattle operations where feeding and spearing bales is important. Add the optional front axle suspension and cab suspension and you are sure to have a ride that rivals the competition.