ITL's Japanese tech-powered Solis Hybrid tractor now available at Rs 7 lakh across India

Taking yet another giant leap in introducing state-of-the-art technologies in the tractor industry, International Tractors Limited (ITL) has launched the advanced Solis Hybrid 5015 tractor with Japanese hybrid technology at an exceptional price of Rs 7,21,000 (ex-showroom Pan India). India’s fastes...Read more

AppHarvest acquires Ag Robotics, Root AI for $60 Mn to harness AI-powered real-time crop care solutions  

AppHarvest, Inc., a leading AgTech company, has announced  that it has acquired Root AI, an artificial intelligence farming start up that creates intelligent robots to help manage high-tech indoor farms. The acquisition of Root AI and its robotic universal harvester, Virgo, is expected to provide AppHarvest w...Read more

CNH Industrial acquires a minority stake in Bennamann

CNH Industrial announced that it has completed the acquisition of a minority stake in Bennamann Ltd., a UK based, fast growing agricultural technology company in the field of clean energy. This acquisition will see CNH Industrial become Bennamann’s exclusive strategic agricultural technology partner. This p...Read more

CNH Industrial acquires a minority stake in Augmenta

CNH Industrial announced that it has completed its acquisition of a minority stake in Augmenta, an agricultural technology company, focused on automating farming operations using computer vision and artificial intelligence ‘on the edge’, whereby data is processed in real time, directly by the system. T...Read more

CNH Industrial to host world’s first digital agri machinery fair ‘YOUNIVERSE’  

CNH Industrial has devised an exceptionally innovative way of reconnecting with its customers, the world’s farmers and the wider public. YOUNIVERSE, the first digital agricultural machinery fair designed around the protagonist 'you' is not just another live streaming event or virtual showroom, rather a total...Read more

Mahindra & Mahindra Feb tractor sales chart reflects 24% growth

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.’s Farm Equipment Sector (FES), a part of the USD 19.4 billion Mahindra Group, has announced its tractor sales numbers for February 2021. Domestic sales in February 2021 were at 27,170 units, as against 21,877 units during February 2020. Total tractor sales (Do...Read more

CNH Industrial's minority investment in Monarch Tractor to accelerate autonomy and electrification in agri industry

CNH Industrial has announced that it has completed its minority investment in Monarch Tractor, a US-based agricultural technology company, which will assist in accelerating agricultural industry transformation towards autonomy and electrification. This strategic partnership is an important step towards further enh...Read more

New Holland Agriculture drives forward its sustainable agenda  

New Holland Agriculture is driving forward its Clean Energy Leader strategy, consolidating its leadership in alternative fuels and extending its scope with innovative solutions in the Specialty sector. Carlo Lambro, New Holland Brand President, said, “We have pioneered sustainable, innovative solutions for ...Read more

Solectrac launches reservation program for its electric tractors

Solectrac Inc., North America's first manufacturer and distributor of quiet, zero-emission electric tractors came to the attention of the marketplace last year with their very successful crowdfunding campaign, followed by double investments from Ideanomics. Solectrac is taking reservations for its 40 HP...Read more

Kubota invests $20 Mn in flying fruit-picking robot manufacturer Tevel

 Following a year dominated by the turmoil and uncertainty concerning the Covid-19 pandemic, Kubota has turned its eye to the future and invested in a ‘Series B’ venture funding investment round totalling $20 million for Tevel, who make flying autonomous fruit-picking robots for the harvesting seg...Read more

Yanmar upgrades ‘Robot Tractor Series’ in Japan

Yanmar Agribusiness Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Yanmar Holdings has announced the upgrades of its autonomous tractor series, which are capable of full or partially autonomous work. The new versions will go on sale in Japan from April 1, 2021. Recent years have seen an increase in large-scale farming in Japan, brou...Read more

TAFE launches Dynatrack series high performance agri tractors

World’s third-largest tractor manufacturer, Chennai-based TAFE – Tractors and Farm Equipment Limited, has launched its new DYNATRACK series – an advanced range of tractors that offers dynamic performance, sophisticated technology, unmatched utility and versatility, all engineered into a single po...Read more