Wednesday was the inauguration of the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Kentucky. Thousands of farmers to visit over 900 cubicles of machinery and technology overlaying 1.2 million sq. Ft. The annual trade show is the largest indoor farm event in the U.S.
This year many machinery corporations geared towards compact tractors and equipment for livestock producers. Several companies have invested heavily to enhance or expand their planting and seeding offerings.
Todd Davis of AGCO has spent time with hemp farmers in Colorado and California to know their machinery requirements. He says when the Gleaner combine is ready up to harvest milo, it does a high job harvesting hemp as well.
Ahead of National Farm Machinery Show, John Deere made four product bulletins. The 1745 MaxEmerge 5 planter, ExactRate, and the 4M Heavy Duty compact tractor are on display in Louisville. The corporate plans to spotlight the brand new C650 Air Cart at this year’s Commodity Classic in San Antonio, Texas.
In addition to Speed-Tiller, which the corporate introduced fall 2019, new tractor versions had been on display in the Case IH booth. The brand new Vestrum series is a 100 horsepower premium tractor with many of the same options as the favored Maxxum tractors.