Oliver Hrazdera, Karl Huber: Agricultural utility vehicle and method of controlling same. CNH America, John William Stader, January 24, 2006: US06990399 (48 worldwide citation)

An agricultural utility vehicle includes a computer to execute the steps of storing data representing steering direction, position and speed of the agricultural vehicle; recognizing repeated drive events wherein each drive event comprises a plurality of serially performed functions including changin ...

Kevin M Smith, J Levi Taylor: Windguard for round baler. CNH America, Collin A Webb, John William Stader, April 12, 2005: US06877304 (43 worldwide citation)

A pickup for an agricultural implement, the pickup including dual floating windguards that pivot and float causing the tines to maintain contact with the crop at all times as it moves over the pickup and across the stuffer.

Dean Knobloch, Daryl T Johnson: Strip-till primary tillage system. CNH America, Rebecca Henkel, Brant T Maurer, March 29, 2005: US06871709 (39 worldwide citation)

An agricultural tillage implement that employs multiple apparatus to carry out a strip-till farming operation is disclosed. A tillage shank runs a point through the compaction layer to fracture and loosen the soil, forcing it upwardly and outwardly where a pair of angled soil-gathering blades, locat ...

William L Schubert: Apparatus for facilitating reduction of vibration in a work vehicle having an active CAB suspension system. CNH America, John William Stader, May 24, 2005: US06898501 (34 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for determining when a component of a work vehicle experiences vibration above a predetermined threshold, and responding to the vibration so that the vibration is reduced below the predetermined threshold. The apparatus, which is in a work vehicle that includes a chassis, an ...

Peter J Dix: Access control system for a work vehicle. CNH America, John William Stader, Stephen A Bucchianeri, February 14, 2006: US06998956 (33 worldwide citation)

A system and method for controlling access to a work vehicle includes limiting an unauthorized operator's access to the work vehicle by disabling an engine subsystem and additionally limiting access to another vehicle system such as an auxiliary fluid actuator, by disabling at least one of the auxil ...

M Javaid Arshad, Zakaria I Saleh, Prasenjit Adhikari, Michael A McSweeney: Work vehicle access monitoring and control system. CNH America, Patrick M Sheldrake, Michael G Harms, January 18, 2011: US07873455 (33 worldwide citation)

An access control system for a work vehicle that has an engine and a location is provided, the system including location sensor that indicates the vehicle's location and an electronic control unit coupled to the sensor that receives the location signal and selectively disables the engine based upon ...

Michael G Kovach, Rickey L Gerber: Row cleaner in combination of primary tillage shank system. CNH America, Rebecca Henkal, Brant T Maurer, July 13, 2004: US06761120 (31 worldwide citation)

An agricultural primary tillage implement is disclosed with a row cleaner assembly attached in front of the shank. That row cleaner is adjustable fore-and-aft for optimum clearance between the shank and a leading soil preparation apparatus to maximize clearance for residue movement. The row cleaner ...

George T Lumpkins, Peter J Dix, Daniel B Shore: Bulldozer autograding system. CNH America, Stephen A Bucchianeri, John William Stader, Michael G Harms, October 17, 2006: US07121355 (29 worldwide citation)

A dozer blade control system controls the position of a bulldozer blade, maintaining the blade at a constant position as the dozer travels through a worksite. The control system monitors the angle of the dozer blade with respect to the earth and when it senses that the dozer blade is tilting, it cor ...

Mohammad J Arshad, Alan D Berger, Peter J Dix: Transponder communication and control system for a vehicle. CNH America, Collin A Webb, October 4, 2005: US06952156 (29 worldwide citation)

A method and system for controlling the operation of a vehicle is disclosed that includes a radio frequency transponder and a vehicle configured to respond to data stored in the transponder by preventing or disabling operation of the vehicle under certain conditions indicated by data stored in the t ...

Edward H Priepke: Compact sickle drive for a header of an agricultural plant cutting machine. CNH America, Michael G Harms, John William Stader, Patrick M Sheldrake, July 22, 2008: US07401458 (29 worldwide citation)

The compact sickle drive mechanism is adapted to incorporated into or beneath a floor or pan of a header at a location between and spaced from the sides or ends of the header, and can be configured for reciprocatingly driving two knife assemblies disposed in end to end relation, in opposite directio ...

Click the thumbnails below to visualize the patent trend.