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Machinery Chatter
Jim Patrico Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Fri Nov 22, 2013 11:10 AM CST

HANOVER, Germany (DTN) -- In a venue of unusual sights, this one caught my attention. The sign said, "Tyre or trac?" It was on a display that featured a prototype tire from Mitas called PneuTrac. Clever name, I thought, given the fact that what was on display was an ag tire that looked like a tire but was as flat on the bottom as a rubber track.

The PneuTrac is only in the experimental stage, said Ales Kosina, the public relations manager for Mitas. It is a concept Mitas and the Israeli company Galileo Wheel, Ltd., have been testing for ...

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