The Farm Progress Show, North America’s largest agricultural machinery show, usually has fun surprises. This time too, striking things like new ‘heavy guys’ with thick diesel engines next to modest zero-emission tractors. Furthermore, a manufacturer who drove a machine on the highway for 36 hours in order to be on time at the fair. On site to experience the American atmosphere and catch up on the latest developments in Decatur, Illinois.
“Under the skin, this Big Bud 700 is unlike any of our classic Big Bud tractors,” says co-founder Ron Harmon. “We’ve done everything we can to make maintenance easy.”
Engine and gearbox are mounted on a rail, the cabin can also tilt. There are no software limits. Anyone can work on it. In the course of the year, the tractor will have its own new cabin. The bonnet has recently been modified due to a larger cooler package. Price: $700,000. Available from early 2024.
The New Holland T4 Electric. The blue variant CNH is the same as the Case 75C.
New Holland emphasizes that the T4 is only available with the front loader and cab.
A look inside the cab of the New Holland T4 Electric.
The New Holland T4 Electric has an average runtime of 4 hours before the tractor can be used again.
This heritage model Case Farmall 120M is a simple tractor with a four-cylinder 3.4 liter engine. The tractor is being built in Turkey and is currently only available for the North American market.
Case Farmall 120M: with a nod to the Farmall past. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the tractor with this heritage model.
Electric all-rounder. Case IH Farmall 75C Electric With the new 74 hp electric tractor, Case is aiming for a broad customer spectrum. The zero-emission tractor feels right at home in and around the yard.
The Case IH Farmall 75C Electric has four semi-autonomous features on board, such as a safety mode and follow me function. You won’t have the same feeling as in a Tesla, but the torque curve is surprising. The tractor can be loaded in three positions: normally in 11 hours or quickly in 5 or even 1 hour.
Flagship Case IH Quadtrac 714 has been officially launched at the Farm Progress Show. Access around the cabin has been improved, so that simple operations such as adjusting the lighting can be done safely.