Machinery Journal

February 11, 2014 06:08 PM
Machinery Journal

Written by Nate Birt and Sara Brown

Diesel Work Dexterity

The RTV X-Series from Kubota Tractor Corporation features three diesel models with hitch receivers on the front and back and 1,300-lb. towing capacity. The RTV-X900 has a 21.6-hp engine with four-wheel drive, hydraulic power steering and manual dumping. Other features include a two-speed in-line shift, two forward speeds, and front and rear independent suspension. The RTV-X1120D has a 24.8-hp engine, top speed of 29 mph, hydrostatic power steering with tilt and an automatic hydraulic-lift cargo box. The RTV-X1100C includes an enclosed cab with heating and air conditioning and an automatic hydraulic-lift cargo box. Price: RTV-X900, $13,345; RTV-X1120D, $15,981; and RTV-X1100C, $20,833. For more, visit

Spacious Seed Carrier

Killbros Model 102 SeedVeyor

The Killbros SeedVeyor Model 102 bulk box seed carrier from Unverferth Manufacturing Company comes with a choice of unloading conveyor or auger and a capacity of roughly 100 seed units. It has an easy to open 5"x6" door with a rubber funnel and poly-cupped auger flighting for regulating seed flow up to 10 bu. per minute. Unloading chutes feed the hopper. Protective lids cover the chutes when not in use. The con­veyor’s 8" cupped and cleated belt inside the 6"-diameter steel tube carries seed at a rate of up to 12 bu. per minute. Brush and side seals on the conveyor inlet minimize seed damage. Base price: $15,000 with an auger and poly-cupped flighting; $17,000 with conveyor. For more, visit

Wide Open Application Window

2014 Hagie STS14

The high-clearance 2014 STS self-propelled sprayer line from Hagie Manufacturing Com­pany expands late-season application options. Among the models is the STS14 featuring a 1,400-gal. solution tank, frame clearance of up to 76" and a 300-hp Cummins engine. The STS10 and STS12 sprayers also sport upgraded machine features for the 2014 model year. Enhance­ments include a new cab with 25 cu. ft. more space; the Sy-Klone RESPA air filtration system; Bluetooth; and new drive and solution systems. Options include an injection system and a tall corn package. Detasseling and nitrogen toolbar attachments are also available. For more, visit


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