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Accident reports in harmony for Europe

A new European standard will harmonize reporting on accidents with agricultural vehicles and calls on EU Member States to implement the new template. Source: AFDJ eNews The final Draft FprEN 16831 was largely approved by the European standardisation body CEN and the official EN standa
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New global machinery stats program

The World Agricultural Machinery Industry Alliance Agrievolution is about to host a new global statistics program. Source: AFDJ eNews The Agrievolution Statistics Program (ASP) will provide global product specific market data to the companies who report in to the program. It currently
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NZ Fieldays honour their heritage

Fieldays heritage co-ordinator Alan Reilly says the opening of the heritage building during Fieldays will help share stories of New Zealand’s farming history with the community. Source: Stuff NZ History will be respected at Fieldays with an increased focus on the Ag Heritage Vil
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Silvan new CEO

Silvan Australia Pty Ltd, a private family-owned spraying equipment, agricultural machinery and merchandise business, has appointed Sean Ralphsmith as its new chief executive, based at the group’s Dandenong South headquarters in Victoria. Source: Stock & Land Mr Ralphsmith joins S
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Gleaner headers hit the farm

Gleaner is making a pitch at the higher volume combine harvester market with the release of its Gleaner S9 series models. Source: Farm Weekly Designated the S97 and S98, the models are available in 2016, for farmers seeking Class 7 and 8 machines. According to distributor AGCO, both m
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Rotating cabin puts a new spin on tractors

A large scale farming operation in Central West NSW has taken delivery of one of the first CLAAS XERION 4500 tractors equipped with a variable cabin in Australia. Source: AFDJ eNews Boasting permanent 4×4 drive, all-wheel steering and continuously variable transmission, the 483 h
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New small loader for Australia

JCB has introduced the 525-60 Agri Compact Loadall to Australia it is ideal for general handling around farms and small enough to access older or smaller farm buildings. Source: AFDJ eNews Australian farmers are looking for smaller machines to work in their operations, according to Gr
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Join the tribe and make money from machinery

Can you make extra money out of your farming equipment with a web connection? You can now with a website that allows you to hire your machinery to other farmers in your area. Source: AFDJ eNews Agtribe is a platform for farmers to advertise machinery for hire, machinery that may be si
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Tractors flood the town

If it were not for tractors the NSW town of Wentworth, and many others along the River Murray, would have been under water in the 1956 flood. Source: Stock And Land So to celebrate the crucial work tractors did during the Great Flood the town hosts a tractor rally every five years. In
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