Industry News

JCB Breaks British Speed Record with 103.6mph Fastrac

JCB has smashed Britain’s fastest tractor speed with a modified Fastrac tractor.

The previous record for Britain’s fastest tractor speed was 87.27mph (140.44km/h), set by Top Gear‘s Track-Tor back in March 2018.

JCB reached 103.6mph (166.7km/h) with its modified tractor.

The location for the record-beating run was Elvington Airfield, near York, where the tractor was piloted by TV presenter and motor cycle racer Guy Martin.

Read more…

JCB Apprentices Win State Championship for Technical Skills

Two JCB apprentices were crowned state champions at the recent SkillsUSA Georgia championships. Anthony Smith and Victor De La Cruz took first place in the Mechatronics competition, which tests practical skills in pneumatic technology, electrical and electronics systems, mechanical systems, and general automation techniques. Smith and De La Cruz will now compete in the SkillsUSA national championships in Louisville, Kentucky from June 24-29.

Read more…

Future of Farming is Now as Driverless Tractor Plants Crops in Nebraska

Fairmont, Neb –¬†A modern day headless horseman gallops through the field, but this ghostly apparition is no legend, it may be the start of a farming revolution.

Read more…