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Kubota New Model Expansion In RTV-X1120 Series
Kubota Tractor Corporatiom enhances their current market standards with the introduction of the new RTV-X1120 models. The RTV-X1120 features a 24.8 gross horsepower diesel engine and the 3-cylinder liquid-cooled diesel engine has a reputation for providing extra acceleration and climbing power. The engine and VHT-X transmission provide a top speed of 29 mph as well as plenty of hill-climbing power.

Bayer Names Jose Milan Turf & Ornamentals Global Market Manager
Environmental Science, a business unit of Crop Science, a division of Bayer, announced that Jose Milan has been appointed Turf & Ornamentals Global Market Manager. In this role, Milan will have a global focus on delivering exceptional Bayer brand experience for customers in the golf course management, lawn & landscape and production ornamentals markets around the world. Milan most recently served as Head of Business Operations for the U.S. Turf & Ornamentals business. A founding member of the Turf and Ornamental Communicators Association (TOCA), Milan is also deeply involved with associations such as Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment (RISE). RISE is the national trade association representing manufacturers, formulators, distributors, and other industry leaders involved with pesticides. Prior to Bayer, Milan held key leadership roles with Syngenta and Novartis. Milan holds a Bachelor’s in Dairy Science and a Master’s in Agricultural Economics from Louisiana State University.

ASV Adds New York Dealer to Network
ASV Holdings Inc. has added Jim Reed’s Truck Sales to its dealer network. The Cortlandt Manor, New York-based dealer will offer all ASV Posi-Track compact track loaders, featuring best-in-class rated operating capacity, cooling systems and hydraulic efficiency, from the RT-30, the industry’s smallest sit-on CTL, to the new VT-70, ASV’s first mid-frame, vertical lift model, and all the way up to the RT-120 Forestry unit, the industry’s most powerful CTL. The company will also carry ASV’s full line of skid-steer loaders.


Thursday, January 11th