August 12, 2015, Turin, Italy — On the La Bellotta farm outside of Turin, the owners are demonstrating the concept of an energy-independent farm. And part of the mix is a unique New Holland tractor that runs on biogas produced at the farm.

CNH Industrial, which owns the New Holland Agriculture brand, recently hosted a trip to Europe for a group of journalists. The trip included a demonstration at La Bellotta of the New Holland T6.175 Methane Power tractor. READ MORE

Published in Anaerobic Digestion

May 12, 2015, Wakefield, MA — Alliance Tire Americas, Inc. (ATA) recently announced the kick-off of its farm tire rebate program, offering up to $1,200 per household in rebates (with as much as $100 off per tire).

The rebate is offered on Alliance branded radial farm tires in a variety of tread patterns and sizes, including the company’s highly popular FarmPro line, industry-leading flotation tires, and its hi-tech Alliance Agriflex IF/VF tires for tractors, combines and sprayers.

The Alliance Ag-Rewards Rebate is a mail-in promotion and will apply to tires purchased between April 1, 2015 and October 31, 2015, that are on the qualified list, and accompanied by an original sales receipt. Rebate forms must be submitted by the end user and postmarked by November 30, 2015 to qualify.  

Customers can download the rebate form and get complete rules on the rebate program at (in Canada, log into

“We’re making it easy for customers to participate, and creating ways to spice up the tire-buying process,” said Bruce Besancon, vice president of marketing for ATA. “And, of course, the best part is that participating customers end up with outstanding Alliance brand farm tires and a little extra money in their pocket.”

Published in Companies

June 6, 2012, Fisher Branch, Man – A $300,000 tractor stolen from a Manitoba business has been recovered – albeit in much smellier condition than it started in.

Fisher Branch RCMP recently raided a property southwest of Fisher Branch, Man. There, they found a stolen tractor hidden under a 15-foot-high manure pile. Police had to call in an excavator to dig out the 2009-model Case IH Steiger 485 tractor, which had been stolen from a Rural Municipality of Rosser business in December 2010. READ MORE

Published in Manure Handling

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