2013 National Farm Machinery Show: The Future Of Agricultural Equipment
The future of farming came to the 48th National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, KY. Here's a sampling of the latest agricultural equipment on display.
February 15, 2013
Equipment Technologies has introduced the Plus II Package for its 2013 Apache sprayers: AS1020 and AS1220. The Plus II combines a 275 horsepower engine with the company's Power To The Ground (PTG) Technology to result in maximum efficiency and power. Like its predecessor, Plus II is for customers who want the highest horsepower available. The 2013 Plus II Package also features a heavier-duty differential from JCB to accommodate the increase in power to the ground. Features include ZF Power Shift, 6-speed transmission with lock-up torque converter, Tier 3 Cummins engine, and 50 inches of crop clearance. The AS1020 features a 1,000-gallon tank, while the AS1220 has a 1,200-gallon tank.
Hopkins is Senior Online Editor for the CropLife, Cotton and International Media Groups at Meister Media Worldwide.