Apr 19, 2010
by WLJ

Massey Ferguson introduces MF2635 utility tractor

Massey Ferguson announces the expansion of the Massey Ferguson 2600 Series utility tractor line to include a new turbocharged model—the Massey Ferguson 2635 with 74 gross engine horsepower. Perfect for landscape contractors or the many chores of a small farm, the MF2635 model brings added power to the nimble, easy-to-operate family of 2600 Series utility tractors.

“Massey Ferguson is pleased to announce the addition of the MF2635 model to its 2600 Series line of tractors,” says Neal Generose, product marketing manager, compact and utility tractors. “The MF2635 utility tractor combines the latest technology and design for better performance, reliability, convenience and comfort. This tractor is designed to meet customer expectations whether they’re clearing a pasture, baling hay, feeding livestock or landscaping a site.”

The Massey Ferguson 2635 is powered by a Tier III emissions-compliant directinjection SIMPSON fourcylinder turbocharged diesel engine, which delivers increased pulling power, greater reliability and superior fuel efficiency. With the MF2635, customers have two transmission choices. The new tractor comes standard with an economical 8x2 constant mesh transmission and live PTO, which provides a simple and reliable power train that makes completing daily chores easy. The optional 8x8 SynchroShuttle transmission with independent PTO gives operators added convenience by allowing the tractor to shift gears on the roll and change direction without having to come to a complete stop to shift.

“We’re dedicated to providing customers with what they want,” says Generose. “By understanding the varied needs of our customers and the diverse environments they encounter with their equipment, we engineered a tractor to help them get more accomplished in less time.”

The Massey Ferguson 2635 also was designed to make routine daily maintenance simple. Most daily service items, such as checking the engine oil level, can be completed without lifting the hood—allowing operators more time for work. For other maintenance requirements, a single-piece steel hood can be opened widely for easy access.

Other new features include an elevated semi-flat platform with a large plastic fuel tank underneath that can be easily filled from ground level. The adjustable suspended seat and easy-toreach controls offer a softer ride and convenient tractor operation.

For more information about the new MF2635, visit your local Massey Ferguson dealer or www.masseyfergu for details or to find a dealer near you.

New “Lazer” stock trailer from Featherlite Trailers continues innovative trend

Featherlite Trailers’ 2011 product line, unveiled at its International Dealer Meeting in February, featured several eye-catching trailers. One of them is the new “Lazer” stock trailer.

Unlike other Featherlite stock trailers, the “Lazer” features rounded air spaces. This provides livestock owners a distinctive look. The “Lazer” boasts more than a distinctive appearance, though. It is built with aluminum sheets on the inside of the trailer’s structural side posts instead of being welded to the outside of them. The result is a smooth, flush interior that is easier to clean— an advantage for any trailer farmer or rancher.

“Every year, we introduce new innovations such as the ‘Lazer,’” Randy Lewis, Featherlite’s national sales manager, said. “We don’t just want to be at the front of the pack—we want our customers to be ahead of the curve.”

The “Lazer” is available in lengths of 20’, 24’ and 28’. It has a standard 7’ width and rides on tandem rubber torsion axles with electric brakes. Like all of Featherlite’s 2011 models, the “Lazer” has new LED clearance