With winter sowing nearing the end, it’s timely to look back and see what makes planting a success. Source: AFDJ eNews Generally, thoughts turn to timing, the right varieties and the weather, but it’s also about making sure that when you strike a balance between those things, you can
Forecast increases in crop production will contribute to the total gross value of Australian farm production rising to $58.5 billion in 2016–17, which is around 12% higher than the average value for the past five years according to the June edition of ABARES Agricultural Commodities r
Good rains to kick the winter cropping season into gear have generated strong enquiry for machinery dealers across Australia with many expecting sales to follow. Source: Farm Weekly Sentiment in the agricultural machinery segment is buoyant across Australia following good rains in mos
Waikato, New Zealand dairy farmers, Andrew and Toni Rooks, are adamant they got more horsepower for their dollar and a better tractor for good measure when they purchased a Claas ARION 620C. Source: AFDJ eNews Andrew and Toni sharemilk about 440 cows on a 160 hectare property overlook
The 2015 Case IH Red Power Tour saw a convoy of shiny new red tractors transported around the country on the back of three Iveco trucks, in a roadshow for regional Case IH customers. And its on again this year. Source: AFDJ eNews The tour will be happening again in 2016, and will be k
Ukraine’s State Security Service (SBU) has uncovered a plot between the top managers of Ukraine’s largest tractor plant in Kharkiv (XTZ) and the plant’s Russian owners, who ordered a foundry shop’s equipment and unique blueprints be taken to Russia, according t
Look out for sharp deals on compact tractors after the July 2 election and closer to spring as dealers are expected to offer discounts to relieve swollen inventories. Source: The Weekly Times A 14% dip in sub-40hp tractor sales in the first half of the year have seen inventories grow
Dimensionally stable binding of round bales requires an optimum net feed and so CLAAS has introduced EnterNet, a new feature for round bale net wrap. Source: AFDJ eNews CLAAS EnterNet is an adhesive grip that gathers the end of the net wrap into a narrow handle, so users no longer hav
According to a new market report published by Credence Research Agricultural and Farm Machinery Market – Growth, Share, Opportunities, Competitive Analysis, and Forecast 2015 – 2022 says the growth of agricultural and farm machinery market is strongly depends on farm income, technolog
Robots have been slowly creeping on to vegetable farms, but as yet most have been small machines not capable of coping with the rigours of working on bigger operations. Source: Farmers Weekly UK French-based firm Naïo Technologies reckons it has the answer, though. It’s just launched
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