The Nebraska Tractor Test Lab’s Roger Hoy offers this list of questions to consider when buying your next 174-plus-hp tractor.
Tier 4 Engines can remain highly efficient if tractor operators perform by-the-book preventive maintenance before hooking up planters or other equipment.
After much anticipation in the market, John Deere announced that it will add a diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) to its tractor engines to meet EPA’s Final Tier 4 emissions standards. The standards require an 80% reduction in nitrogen oxides over previous engine technologies.
Farm equipment manufacturers have been investing heavily in new technology aimed at helping them meet EPA emission standards.