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May 1, 2013 issue: New Products

PD Staff Published on 30 April 2013

Kubota introduces BX70 Series sub-compact tractors
Kubota’s new BX-Series sub-compact tractor line includes four models equipped with three-cylinder diesel Kubota engines built exclusively for the series.

The line features 4WD, two-range hydrostatic transmissions with differential lock, simple one-lever loader operation, hydrostatic power steering and a foldable ROPS. The BX-Series is compatible with a variety of the manufacturer’s implements.



—From Kubota news release

‘Smart bacteria’ products
Priority IAC, Inc. is promoting two products that utilize “smart bacteria.” The company’s newest product is 25lb P-One, which it says allows producers to feed rapidly fermentable carbohydrates safely by stabilizing rumen pH.

The other product, Gold Spike capsules, is advertised as a safe alternative to antibiotics. The highly concentrated capsules, taken orally, purportedly use specific bacteria to combat pathogens and boost the cow’s immune system.

—From Priority IAC news release

StressMate, a new solution for managing calf stress
AgriLabs has introduced StressMate, which it describes as a unique product developed from colostrum that provides a source of small proteins commonly referred to as bioactives, which help calves cope with stress.


The product can be fed orally alone, or in milk, milk replacer or electrolyte solution. PD

—From AgriLabs news release