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Equipment Expo Reveals Possible Move Toward OEM Collaboration

Several instances of farm equipment manufacturers collaborating to speed development of autonomous tools or to fill global market niches may indicate a shift in industrial attitudes.
After Farm Equipment’s Executive Editor, Kim Schmidt, returned from 2023’s edition of Agritechnica in Hanover, Germany, we visited a bit about her overall takeaway from the massive global exposition of farm equipment and new technology.
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16 Ag Equipment Manufacturers Reveal Concerns & Optimism for 2024

Farm Equipment caught up with over a dozen ag equipment manufacturers at the Farm Progress Show and got their forecasts, concerns and points of optimism for 2024
2024 is set to be a slower year than the last 3. Dealer lots are filling back up, manufacturing backlogs are clearing up, and farmers are starting to pull back on their equipment purchases.
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Celebrating the Innovations of Independent Farm Equipment Manufacturers: Roy Applequist

With a curious mind & a wood-carved model, the founder of Great Plains Mfg. built a manufacturing empire for ag implements that would eventually help Kubota fast-track its entry into production ag
The quiet, unassuming Roy Applequist, founder of Great Plains, was the subject of many Farm Equipment interviews since Lessiter Media acquired the magazine in 2004.
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Great Plains Introduces New True Vertical Tillage Solution

The VT1100 Turbo-Max from Great Plains is the company's newest vertical tillage implement. It has been redesigned to offer even more agronomic benefits and a robust frame that can support heavier transport tires and axles as well as optional finishing attachments like a chopper reel, single basket attachment, or double basket attachment. The VT1100 Turbo-Max is ideal for conditions with difficult, high-residue patterns.

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Manufacturers Highlight Innovation at Summer Farm Shows

For the 2017 Farm Progress Show held in Decatur, Ill., Farm Equipment sent 10 staffers to scope out booths and interview manufacturers to find the latest new product innovations and advancements.

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