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Taupo Bay Tractor Spectacular

In Taupo Bay, New Zealand the humble tractor has become a cult object, a conduit for creativity and a status object admired by mechanically inclined men in the way others might fuss over a restored Model T. Source: New Zealand Herald Every year this Far North holiday spot celebrates i
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Tooradin tractor pull

The roar of supercharged engines, the smell of petrol and the sight of burning rubber is expected to haul thousands to Rutter Reserve in Tooradin on January 21. To the excitement of revheads and motoring enthusiasts, the Tooradin Tractor Pull and Truck Show is on again from 10am to 10
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NZ wholesale trades up

New Zealand wholesale trade rose in the third quarter led by sales of basic materials such as agricultural products and motor vehicles and auto parts. Source: NBR Seasonally adjusted sales rose 1% in the three months ended September 30, following a 1.7% gain in the second quarter, whi
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Brexit workers exit to benefit farm machinery sales

Poskitt Carrots in the UK prides itself on its fresh, local produce: 70,000 tons of the orange vegetable is harvested every year from a big family farm in north Yorkshire. Source: Marketplace But many of the staff are not home-grown. Take the receptionist, Aiste Lukociute; she’s a Lit
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Computer in the drone

Innovation has become a kind of watchword for agriculture with billions being invested into a range of ag technology tools. A lot of the innovation is focused on cloud computing and data analysis. Source: Farm Industry News Sentera, a US company that focuses on unmanned aerial vehicle
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The global farm tyre market

The growth in end user industries is expected to increase the consumption of farm tyres and the growth in agricultural industry is expected to boost demand for farm tyres. Source: AFDJ eNews In addition, rising demand for agricultural machinery from emerging economies of Asia Pacific
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Reports on robots for farming

Research and Markets announced the addition of a new report titled “Agricultural Robots: Driverless Tractors, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Material Management, Field Crops and Forest Management, Soil Management, Dairy Management, and Animal Management for Precision Agriculture̶
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A wrap up of 2016 in the US market

A lot of major new product introductions mean machinery manufacturers are optimistic in the US. They think farmers are in a buying mood, funds are available and innovations will be well received but what happened in 2016. Source: The Progressive Farmer Great Plains and Capstan Ag Syst
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AGCO takes China market very seriously

One of the world’s largest farm equipment manufacturers is predicting a bright future in China, and it is putting its money behind that belief. Source: Country Guide AGCO, parent company of well known brands Massey Ferguson, Fendt, Valtra, GSI, and Challenger, has opened a new state-o
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