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Flexi-Coil to Dowerin in a big way

Flexi-Coil Australia will return to the Dowerin GWN7 Machinery Field Days this year to showcase its growing range of big capacity machines, including the new 60 series air carts and the 5500 air drills. Source: AFDJ eNews Flexi-Coil Australia’s brand leader, Steve Mulder, says the 60
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The Claasiest in Australia and NZ

The best dealerships, teams and individuals from throughout the Landpower and CLAAS Harvest Centre network in New Zealand and Australia have been recognised at the inaugural Strive Annual Awards for Excellence held in Christchurch, New Zealand. Source: AFDJ eNews The premier award wen
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Helmut Claas celebrates 90th birthday

Helmut Claas, for many years the managing partner of the CLAAS Group and chair of the Shareholders’ Committee has celebrated his 90th birthday. Source: AFDJ eNews He built the company, founded by his father and uncles, into one of the world’s leading agricultural machinery enterprises
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Agtract on track for app launch

Taranaki, New Zealand, rural job management software Agtract has closed a funding round with high-growth investor Punakaiki Fund. Source: AFDJ eNews The Agtract software drastically reduces the time it takes for rural contractors to do management tasks and create invoices, saving them
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HARDI collaboration

A clever French collaboration that is expected to reap substantial results in future for HARDI Australia. Source: The Adelaide Advertiser HARDI is a crop spraying machinery manufacturer, based on a 10ha site at Cavan, and produces hundreds of specialised products annually with close t
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Deere a big exporter of Indian tractors

John Deere India has emerged as one of the largest tractor exporters from India. Source: The Financial Express The company, a subsidiary of Deere & Company, exported 24,000 tractors made in India during the last fiscal year. The company exports to 110 countries. Deere & Compan
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UK tractor sales drop

The Agricultural Engineers Association in the UK has released its half year tractor statistics, which continue to show a drop in sales but a gradual increase in average power. Source: Farmers Weekly UK The first six months of 2016 saw 5382 agricultural tractors over 50hp registered fo
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Methane tractor tests positive

Back from the positive field tests in Italy, Spain and in the United Kingdom, the innovative 100% methane powered New Holland prototype T6.180 tractor has been tested at the La Bellotta farm located near Turin by German customers as well as by the young farmers recently awarded in Bru
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Fastrac on track for 25 years

JCB is celebrating 25 years production of the Fastrac – a range of agricultural tractors that remain unique and continue to offer farmers and contractors a combination of features and performance advantages resulting in high levels of productivity and utilisation.  Source: AFDJ eNews
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