Farmers have all the latest agricultural software at their fingertips, but they’re now able to identify the online products and apps to suit them through The Digital Farmer. Sources: The Land, AFDJ eNews This website allows the user to analyse and access digital products in each secto
New technology for irrigation has been progressing tremendously and shows promise in improving the ability to manage labour, energy, and water loses at both the system and farm levels. Source: AFDJ eNews Reinke’s computerised irrigation management system gives growers more contr
Public comment is being sought on a draft document that is proposing to improve the restrictions on agricultural machinery operations during summer months in Tasmania. Source: AFDJ eNews Currently, machinery operations like harvesting are not normally permitted once a total fire ban h
The Claas Harvest Centre network the New Zealand distributor for Trioliet Solomix mixer wagons and nutritional consultants Dairy Business Centre have announced a partnership. Source: AFDJ eNews Under the arrangement all existing and new purchasers of Trioliet mixer wagons will be offe
Can-Am has expanded its Defender Max range with a six seater offering good towing and cargo carrying. Source: AFDJ eNews There are four different models. It easily converts from transporting people to carrying cargo. Models are available with two heavy-duty Rotax V-Twin engine package
As part of its plans to expand its commercial tyre business, Yokohama Rubber reached an agreement with global investment firm KKR to purchase all of the shares of Alliance Tire Group (ATG) for US$1,179 on 25 March, 2016. Source: Business Standard Alliance Tire has two manufacturing si
A report released by the Road Safety Authority (RSA) in Ireland shows that the number of agricultural vehicles involved in fatal collisions on Irish roads from 2008 to 2012 was 16. Source: Farmers Journal According to the Fatal Collisions 2008-2012 report 16 tractors in total were inv
Hesston by Massey Ferguson is the hay equipment brand of AGCO Corporation and it unveiled its historic 100,000th windrower on 29 March, in Hesston, Kansas. Source: AFDJ eNews Hesston introduced the self propelled windrower to the agricultural harvesting world more than 60 years ago
According to CEMA in Europe new agricultural machinery is the top target for investments by farmers. Source: AFDJ eNews Research by the JRC (European Commission’s in-house science service) showed that up to 2020 40.3% of farmers are planning to invest in machinery, far exceeding the w
Tractor markets across the globe may be in the doldrums, but that has not stopped the manufacturers from squeezing out more horsepower from their engines and adding more goodies in the cab. Source: Farmers Weekly New Holland’s T5 range gets a 5hp boost all round, giving stock farmers
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