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Sharpest minds wanted for ag seminar

Applications to attend a three-day summit for agriculture’s sharpest, most innovative leaders are now open. Source: AFDJ eNews GrowAg – Cultivating Excellence in Ag for our Farming Future will be presented by the Rural Research and Development Corporations from 21-23 September 2016 in
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Farmland values show strength in the sector

The median value of Australian farmland increased by 5.3% last year following a 6.8% rise in farmland values in 2014, according to Rural Bank and Rural Finance’s inaugural Australian Farmland Values report. Source: AFDJ eNews The report’s findings are good news for Australian farmers
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MF wins factory of the year

Massey Ferguson has won the Factory of the Year Awards organised by “L’Usine Nouvelle”, a leading industrial magazine in France. Source: Stackyard In selecting the winner the jury looked for a facility that has demonstrated an in-depth transformation initiative and delivered significa
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Crowe Horwath launches safety app for NZ

An app to help farmers and business owners navigate health and safety laws has been launched in Invercargill, New Zealand. Source: Stuff NZ Crowe Horwath lined the company carpark with tractors to launch Safely.nz, a safety management app customised for farms and agricultural business
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Bachelor babes

Another set of heartbreakers is set to compete for the coveted title of Rural Bachelor of the Year. Source: Stuff NZ Rural Bachelor aims to find the best of the best rural blokes from New Zealand and Australia by highlighting their passion for and ability in the rural sector. The winn
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Global business climate low

The global business climate is back at the low level of October 2014. Source: AFDJ eNews Although the global downturn might has come to a halt, at least for the next six month a global recovery is not in sight according to the Agrievolution Business Barometer. On a global scale, the s
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Vintage tractor collection rakes in £1.5million

A treasure trove of vintage tractors and steam engines collected by two enthusiasts has sold for a massive £1.5million. Source: The Daily Mail UK John Keeley and his wife May amassed the hoard of rusty machines on their farm in Berkshire over a 40-year period. Their bizarre fleet incl
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Buy a Deere on eBay

Proxibid, a way to connect buyers and sellers of highly valued items, and John Deere announced an agreement that allows John Deere dealers to quickly and easily syndicate equipment for sale to the Proxibid and eBay Marketplaces. Source: AFDJ eNews John Deere dealers leveraging the M.A
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Deere cuts outlook as machinery sales slow further

Deere & Co has cut its fiscal full-year earnings outlook as lower commodity prices hurt farmers’ income and a glut of unsold machinery continues to pile up at dealerships. Source: Bloomberg News Full-year net profit will be about US$1.2 billion in the year through October Deere sa
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