Total Australian winter crop production is forecast to increase by 32% in 2016–17 to a new record high of 52.4 million tonnes. Source: AFDJ eNews Acting ABARES Executive Director, Peter Gooday, said above average rainfall in September, followed by mild spring conditions, had ensured g
Kubota is offering a series of special deals for a range of products in Australia. Source: AFDJ eNews Kubota’s consumer program is offering deals on M Series tractors, its Compact B Series tractors and its diesel generators and power packs. The deals can be viewed at www.kubota.com.au
CNH Industrial was the subject of a fabricated news release. Source: AFDJ eNews It was disseminated through a press release wire service and carried by other on-line publications and social media. It falsely alleged that CNH Industrial America LLC and CNH Industrial Capital America LL
For the last year, people have been hard at work on the new STEYR tractors website, in Austria and Italy as well as in the USA. Source: AFDJ eNews According to STEYR the result is a sight to behold and to click on. Since 29 November, the tractor manufacturer’s new website has be
Kubota Agriculture is to strengthen its farm machinery portfolio with the launch of a range of Kubota-branded kit at the 2017 Lamma show. Source: Farmers Weekly UK The range of machinery will include disc mowers, rakes, tedders, flail choppers, fertiliser spreaders, round balers and w
John Deere has pulled the wraps off of its first fully electric tractor in a new video. Source: The Verge The tractor project is called Sustainable Energy Supply for Agricultural Machinery, or SESAM, and John Deere plans to officially unveil it at the Paris International Agribusiness
John Deere is launching two new top of the range six-cylinder tractor models rated at 230 and 250hp (97/68 EC), designed to meet the needs of contractors and arable farmers. Source: AFDJ eNews The 6230R and 6250R will complete the lineup of John Deere 6R Series tractors from summer 20
Class Manufacturing CNH Industrial’s joint venture manufacturing plant in Chongqing, China, was recognized for its manufacturing excellence with a Bronze Level certification in World Class Manufacturing. Source: AFDJ eNews The facility produces FPT Industrial powertrains for CNH Indus
The European Commission’s plans to make ABS systems obligatory for tractors between 40-60km/h must be shelved in the EU according to CEMA. Source: AFDJ eNews Fast tractors (driving more than 60 km/h) have been required to have Anti-lock Braking Systems (ABS) installed since 2016. The
Case IH has unveiled the WD4 Series self-propelled windrower with industry-leading features. Source: AFDJ eNews Making its Australian debut at Case IH’s Red Excellence Tour earlier this year, the WD4 Series windrower comprises three models – the WD1204 with 120hp (90kW), the WD1904 wi
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