- The new Case IH Quadtrac 715, Optum 340 CVXDrive, Puma 260 CVXDrive, Farmall 75C Electric and Axial-Flow 160 series have been shortlisted in the nominations for the award
The Farm Machine 2024 award spotlights products from across the industry shining a light on those that bring the most potential productivity advantages to prospective owners. Case IH products, each a finalist in the XL, high horsepower, mid-range, compact tractors as well as combines category, represent five Case IH entries in a field of just 35 shortlisted entries across the 12 machine categories.
In addition, all machines are nominated for the Audience Choice Award. Voting for this award is possible on www.farmmachine.eu/en/ and will start from October 9th until November 11th, 2023. Everyone can vote for their favourite product once per day within this period.
“We’re incredibly proud to wear the Case IH logo on our chests, and even more proud to show off our products in this forum,” said Mirco Romagnoli, Vice President Case IH & STEYR, Europe. “The nominations for this award across categories and product lines shows just how versatile and valuable the Case IH brand is for farmers not only in Europe, but around the globe. We are here to give farmers the tools to optimize their operations at every level, and these product innovations are part of that ongoing commitment.”
The products nominated for the awards are as follows:
Quadtrac 715 AFS Connect: Case IH’s most powerful tractor ever. The 778hp/572kW (peak power) Quadtrac 715 incorporates significant advances to operate implements at their ideal speed, producing higher workrates and allowing operations to be performed at the ideal time, even in tough working conditions.
Farmall 75C Electric: Building on a century of innovation, the Farmall 75C Electric Tractor is the next evolution of the legendary Farmall line. Offering longer-lasting diesel-like performance combined with easy-to-use, automated tech features, this quiet, comfortable, zero-emission utility tractor powers a variety of jobs — whether maintaining a vineyard, clearing an airfield, or managing a small herd.
Axial Flow 160 Combine Range: Featuring automation capabilities, the Axial Flow 160 series combines provide a consistent harvest for operators of all experience levels. Designed for increased productivity, operator comfort and ease of use, these combines deliver high-quality grain while minimizing foreign material for maximum ROI.
Optum 340 CVX Drive: Retaining the good power to weight design of previous models, this machine delivers up to 340hp for greater performance, productivity and efficiency. For extended versatility and compatibility, ISOBUS Class 3 is upgraded allowing for certified implements to automatically control specific tractor functions.
Puma 260 CVX Drive with AFS Connect: Sporting a brand-new cab design bringing optimal comfort and ease-of-use for every operator, including 8% more volume for extra leg and head room. Reduction in noise levels of 66db and 11% more glass coverage for additional vision and safety.
“I’m excited to see how everyone shows their passion for Case IH by voting for these awards,” continued Romagnoli. “Our products are proof of the commitment we have to the farmers we serve – and these products in particular not only deserve the spotlight they’re in right now, but are just another example of what Case IH stands for.”