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Massey-Ferguson, Woods Equipment Announce Agreement
Massey Ferguson, a tractor brand of AGCO, and Woods, an implement and attachment brand of the Farm, Ranch, and Agriculture Division of Blount International, have joined together.
AgriMarketing – 9/17/2014

Ag groups push for tax extenders
Bob McCan, a Texas cattleman and president of the National Cattlemen's Beef Association, says tax exemptions such as the conservation easement tax credit, Section 179 deduction and bonus depreciation are important planning components for cattlemen.
Brownfield – 9/17/2014

Manitou Americas Selects Skid Loader Winner
Out of 35,000 entries, Beth Hodges from Indian Trail, N.C., was selected as Manitou Americas Inc.'s (MAM) Gehl R190 Throwback Skid Loader Sweepstakes winner.
Construction Equipment – 9/17/2014

ZF To Acquire TRW
ZF Friedrichshafen AG, Friedrichshafen, Germany and TRW Automotive Holdings Corp., Livonia, Mich., USA. have announced a definitive agreement under which ZF will acquire TRW.
Diesel Progress – 9/16/2014

Coalition For The Advancement Of Precision Agriculture Officially Launched
The Coalition for the Advancement of Precision Agriculture (CAPA) today announces its official launch and upcoming Precision Ag Forum, taking place Sept. 18 in Washington, D.C.
AgriMarketing – 9/16/2014

USDA chief expects 2014 biofuel use targets to rise
The Obama administration is committed to eventually getting U.S. ethanol production to the 15 billion-gallon level envisioned by Congress, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Thomas Vilsack said on Tuesday.
AgProfessional – 9/16/2014

Farm economy starting to see cracks
Low crop prices are putting a damper on the farm economy, but two of the state's top economists say they don't see a long-term downturn in the making.
JournalStar.com – 9/13/2014

Wisconsin IoH rule clarified
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (DOT) has issued a clarification to the state's new Implements of Husbandry rules. There was some question as to whether farm tractors and self-propelled implements with tracks are allowed on roadways.
Brownfield – 9/12/2014

Oil industry vs renewable fuels battle takes to the air & gets political
The battle over renewable fuels has taken to the air. The American Petroleum Institute (API) picked 9/11 to launch the first strike. On Thursday, API announced a TV, radio, print and online advertising campaign to deliver its charge that the federal Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) has "raised prices on food and fuel."
AgriPulse – 9/12/2014

Tractor Sales Bounce Back during August
According to the Association of Equipment Manufacturer's monthly "Flash Report," the sale of all tractors in the U.S. for August 2014, were up 2% compared to the same month last year.
USAgNet – 9/11/2014