Yamaha is “best of the best”
Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., Grizzly 450 4x4 utility ATV is a mid-level machine that features Electric Power Steering (EPS) Ultramatic® automatic transmission with the centrifugal clutch system; On-Command® 2WD, 4WD and 4WD with full diff-lock; a lighter, one-piece frame with four-wheel independent suspension; all-wheel engine braking; and an all-new sealed wet brake (shown at right) that is unaffected by mud and water and features virtually no maintenance. All these features are carried in a mid-level chassis, with a one-piece frame and independent rear suspension, while a 421-cc, 4-stroke engine can handle more than 250 lbs. of rack capacity and 1,322 lbs. in towing.
Available in Hunter Green, Steel Blue and Realtree® AP™ HD camo, the 2011 Grizzly 450 EPS recently received Field & Stream magazine’s “Best of the Best” award, giving Yamaha a clean sweep for its power steering models. This includes the 2007 Grizzly 700 EPS, 2009 Grizzly 550 EPS and now 2011 Grizzly 450 EPS, all of which have all been named “Best of the Best” since Yamaha introduced power steering to the ATV world in 2006.
For more information on Yamaha, visit www.yamaha-
Compact HID spotlight
Said to be comparable to the brightness of high-intensity beams on high-end automobile headlights, just in the palm of your hand, the Stanley High Intensity Discharge (HID) Spotlight emits up to 2,000 lumens and is up to six times brighter than other spotlights. The spotlight reaches peak brightness in about 10 seconds yet is compact and lightweight. Operating off a rechargeable battery or detachable 12-volt DC power cord, the unit recharges in less than two hours.
New respiratory vaccine
Pfizer Animal Health introduces INFORCE™ 3, a three-way intranasal cattle vaccine against bovine respiratory syncytial virus (BRSV) that is also labeled to aid in prevention of infectious bovine rhinotracheitis (IBR) and parainfluenza type 3 (PI3). Pfizer says its efficacy studies found that all calves vaccinated with INFORCE 3 survived a severe BRSV challenge in which 95% of unvaccinated controls died.
INFORCE 3-vaccinated calves also showed fewer lung lesions and reduced viral shedding, while helping prevent respiratory disease caused by IBR and PI3, and
reduce IBR and PI3 viral shedding.
INFORCE 3 provides protection in a 2-mL intranasal dose, with 1 mL given in each nostril. Available in 1-, 10-, 25- and 50-dose vial sizes, the product is safe for cattle of all ages, including pregnant females and newborn calves.
For more information, call 800-733-5500 or visit www.PfizerAH.com.
The St. George Company introduces its award-winning Spread-A-Bale® to the North American market. Spread-A-Bale® makes spreading straw for livestock bedding easy, cost-effective and safe. The front-end loading attachment loads large square bales in three minutes and spreads in less than one.
For more information call 1-800-461-4299 or visit www.thestgeorgeco.com.
T-MAX utility tractors
McCormick USA introduces a utility tractor line designed to meet the needs of material handling and general farming. The T-MAX Series features three models – the T90 MAX, T100 MAX and T110 MAX. The series, which offer 83-102 engine (70.5 to 86.5 PTO) horsepower, features a four-cylinder Perkins 1104D Tier 3 compliant diesel engine. The T90 MAX features a turbocharged 83-hp engine while the T100 MAX and T110 MAX (92.5 and 102 hp, respectively) use a turbocharged after-cooled engine.
The line’s synchromesh transmission boasts four speeds in three ranges. Additional flexibility is attained with a power shuttle transmission that provides 36 forward and 12 reverse speeds and allows the operator to change direction (forward to reverse) via a lever integrated into the steering column, without using the clutch pedal.
For more information, visit www.mccormickusa.com.
Bale bed series
Harper Industries introduces its next generation of Bale Bed, the latest innovation in feeding and hauling hay with your truck. Offering classic DewEze durability, the 600 & 700 Series Bale Beds feature solid dummy arms, standard receiver hitch with D-rings, dual lift cylinders and Gatorhyde coating on the deck surface. The new series features a redesigned headache rack, LED lights in the rear tailgate and a new arm paint color.
For more information, call 800-835-1042 or visit www.deweze.com.
New grinder mixer
Art’s Way Manufacturing, Inc. introduces its next generation of grinder mixers. The Model 6520 features the largest tank in the industry (165 bu.); fully self-contained hydraulics; discharge augers driven by hydraulic orbit motors; a high-capacity, 10-in. diameter hydraulic-driven discharge system; remote-controlled auger positioning, tank discharge and operation; and double hammers in the hammermill for a more consistent grind and less power requirements.
For more information, call 830-669-2466 or visit www.artsway-mfg.com.
HitchDoc’s line of industrial grade two-stage snowblowers consists of single-, double- and triple-auger models equipped with large deep fans and exclusive tiger teeth augers to handle the toughest conditions. Other features include a hydraulic spout rotator, adjustable deflector, high-strength corner bracing, heavy-duty polyurethane idler wheels, hitch stand, adjustable skid shoes, heavy-duty PTO-driven gear box and 3-pt. mount design.
For more information, call 800-446-8222 or visit http://www.hitchdoc.com.