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Claas EASY onboard app gets AEF certification

The EASY on board app from CLAAS has received official AEF certification as an ISOBUS terminal. This app is the first, and so far the only app for a tablet PC and can be used to operate any ISOBUS implement. The Agricultural Industry Electronics Foundation (AEF) has certified two func
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Implications for UK after Brexit not good

An agricultural consultancy that has looked into the potential implications of leaving the EU is urging farmers to prepare themselves for the possible loss of support payments. Source: Farming UK Brown & Co has produced a model to try to assess what effect post-Brexit Britain may
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Indian tractor makers want more tax

One does not know of too many industries today desperately seeking to be taxed. Tractor makers are among those, probably a handful, lobbying hard to get the excise duty exemption now on their product removed in India – more so, with the scheduled rollout of a nationwide Goods and Serv
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EquipmentWatch gives Case award for value

The Case IH Axial-Flow 140 Series combine was named on EquipmentWatch’s list of winners for the first Highest Retained Value Awards – the second time in a row that the brand has received the title. Source: AFDJ eNews EquipmentWatch has given the 2017 Highest Retained Value Award to Ca
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Global ag market to reach $243B

The global agriculture equipment and machinery market is expected to reach US$243.4 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research. Source: AFDJ eNews The rising population has escalated the demand for food and pressurised the agriculture sector to be increasingly e
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Revamped New Holland mid range

New Holland has revamped its mid-range tractor model offering, with a comprehensive line up in the under 120hp segment to suit livestock and mixed farmers. Source: AFDJ eNews The 17-model tractor offering includes the T5 Electro Command, recently launched T5 Utility, re-named T4 and e
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FarmFest has a full house

Confidence and optimism about the future of primary industry in Australia is reflected in the full house sign going up at CRT FarmFest, opening near Toowoomba on 6 June. Source: Queensland Country Life More than 2000 companies will be participating in the event, catering to the more t
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Commbank ag report shows optimism

Australian farmers are more confident and optimistic about the future of farming than at any time in the previous three years. Sources: AFDJ eNews, The Australian A close-to-ideal season across much of Australia last year combined with record crop production and high prices for beef c
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Safety message gets through to farmers in NZ

Quad bike safety is a priority on the Ratapiko, New Zealand farm of Robin and Jacqueline Blackwell. Attitudes to farm safety are changing and fewer farmers are being issued with enforcement notices or facing prosecution, WorkSafe New Zealand says. Source: Stuff NZ Nationwide, the orga
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