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Euro farm machinery market expected to grow

The European farm machinery market is expected to return to growth again in 2017. Sales expectations for most European countries are cautiously positive, as CEMA’s Business Barometer continues its steady increase, reaching its highest monthly value in May since 2012. Source: AFDJ eNew
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CLAASY new testing facility

CLAAS is increasing its testing capacities for the development of new agricultural machinery by building a new centre at its site in Harsewinkel. Source: AFDJ eNews By the time it’s completed in 2018, total investment in the new centre will be over 15 million euros. “We will mer
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Bare-Co sets up in US

Australia’s largest manufacturer and wholesale distributor of replacement agricultural tractor parts has recently purchased a facility for its main US distribution centre at Pine Drive in Dandridge. Source: Standard Banner Bare-Co is a family-owned and operated business, established i
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Nitro boost

Farmers are being urged to check Nitrogen levels in soils ahead of sowing. One accepted strategy to combat a nitrogen deficiency is topdressing with liquid fertilisers soon after sowing, early in the season to maximise yields. Source: AFDJ eNews Liquid fertilisers give better coverage
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Continued strong month for sales

April was another strong month for sales of agricultural equipment but sales of 100-200hp tractors paused due largely to the Easter-Anzac Day break combined with extreme weather conditions experienced on the eastern seaboard. Source: The Weekly Times In general terms, tractor sales vo
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Power Equipment the new distributor for John Deere

John Deere Power Systems has announced the appointment of Power Equipment as the new distributor for John Deere Industrial and Marine engines in Australia and New Zealand as well as Papua New Guinea (PNG), Solomon Island, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Fiji, Samoa, Tonga, Cook Islands and Fr
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IB International works with everyone

Many believe the irrigation industry in Australia has changed more in the last five years than it changed in the preceding 30 years. Source: AFDJ eNews Ian Baines, an expert in Australian irrigation and director of IB International has been working throughout this period. “In terms of
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Elmore exhibitors closing date

Friday 26 May is the closing date for exhibitor site bookings for the 2017 Elmore Field Days to be held on the 3-5 October at the Elmore Events Centre. Source: AFDJ eNews The prospectus for this year’s event can be found on the website and expressions of interest for new exhibitors ca
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Case IH gives farmer a helping header

Like every farmer, David McGennisken knows you’ve got to roll with the punches. And like every farmer, he’s stoically taken more than a few and stayed standing – from the droughts many other Victorian farmers have also endured through to the tragic accidental death of his brother and
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