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Just In Time printed parts

Imagine your local implement dealer manufacturing an emergency repair part you need at the dealership. Source: Farm and Ranch Guide Well, it’s no longer just imagination. Jake Clark, a young entrepreneur from Fargo, explained to farmers attending a recent Commodity Classic in New Orle
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Claas has widest mower on the market

CLAAS has extended availability of its new MAX CUT disc bed with the addition of six new disc mower models one of which, the DISCO 1100C BUSINESS, is the widest mounted mower combination on the market with a maximum working width of 10.30m. Source: AFDJ eNews While this new addition w
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Totally electric agricultural machinery

Electric vehicles for construction, agriculture and mining will be a US$30 billion market in 2025. Source: AFDJ eNews Komatsu, John Deere, Caterpillar, and other companies manufacture mainly hybrid vehicles, while some others offer smaller, purely electric versions. Pure electric is a
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New Deere sprayer in June

Featuring a larger 5000-litre capacity spray tank and a new ultra-lightweight but extremely strong carbon fibre boom, John Deere’s new R4050i self-propelled sprayer will be making its UK & Ireland show debut at Cereals 2016 in Cambridgeshire this June. Source: AFDJ eNews Scheduled
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EU approves emission limits for machinery

Plans to update EU type approval rules and emission limits for internal combustion engines in non-road mobile machinery (NRMM), such farm machinery, were backed by the European Parliment’s Environment Committee. Source: Agriland These plans had already been agreed with the Dutch Presi
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AGCO decreased net sales for first quarter

AGCO, a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, has reported net sales of approximately US$1.6 billion for the first quarter of 2016. Source: AFDJ eNews This is a decrease of approximately 8.4% compared with net sales of approximately US$1.7 billion for the f
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Tractor sales for March quarter

New tractor sales for the March quarter reveal that the under 40 horsepower market, usually related to hobby and lifestyle farming, has taken a large slide. Source: The Weekly Times The market is down 17% from last year for the March quarter, and 24% for the month of March. Given the
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Automatic safety app for farms

A Canterbury, New Zealand farmer has developed a new phone app to keep farm workers safe in one of the most dangerous working environments, using GPS technology to alert workers to any dangers around them. The app is called OnSide. Source: Newshub This online health and safety app is
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AgriTech the hot topic

Innovative agricultural technology is now a hot topic discussed among farmers across the nation, including aspects such as data management and exploring new technology. Source: AFDJ eNews One of the world’s leading technology suppliers, Bosch Group, has recently invested $2.5 million
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