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AGCO acquires Cimbria

Agco, a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, announced that it has agreed to acquire Cimbria Holdings Ltd for approximately US$340 million from Silverfleet Capital. Source: AFDJ eNews Cimbria, based in Thisted, Denmark, is a leading manufacturer of product
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New Challenger in the US

Challenger, a global brand of  Agco has introduced an entirely new category of tractors to North American agribusiness operations. Source: AFDJ eNews Challenger 1000 Series tractors are one of the industry’s most versatile standard tractors and an innovation for 2016. Designed to deli
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Claas produces 50,000 Lexions

The 50,000th Lexion combine harvester, one of the world’s most technologically advanced harvesting platforms, has rolled off the CLAAS assembly line in Harsewinkel, Germany. Source: AFDJ eNews Claas Lexion Product Manager, Jono Ham, says it has been at the cutting edge of internationa
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Gator-aids the farm

John Deere has added three new models to its Gator crossover 4×4 utility vehicle range for 2016, including a more affordable mid-size machine. Source: AFDJ eNews The Gator XUV 590i and 590i S4 four-passenger utility vehicles are designed for customers seeking a combination of per
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World market analysis for ag equipment

World agricultural equipment market data analysis is available that includes current and historical data as well as forecasts. Source: AFDJ eNews World Agricultural Equipment analyzes the worldwide agricultural equipment industry and presents historical data (2004, 2009 and 2014) plus
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Right to repair your own John Deere

Tractors are marvels of modern machinery, they have air conditioning, guidance systems, satellite radio and more sensors than you can shake a corn cob at, all kept running by computer systems and software. Source: Agweb But there’s one thing a farmer doesn’t have: the righ
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Claas adds to its digital future

CLAAS is investing in the digital future, and recently laid the foundation stone for a new electronics development centre in the town of Dissen, southern Lower Saxony in Germany. Source: AFDJ eNews “Information and communications technologies will play key roles in the future of
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NZ MPs urged to promote no tillage farming

An international soil scientist is urging the New Zealand government to reduce carbon by promoting “no-tillage” farming to the primary sector. Source: Radio New Zealand The method is a way of growing crops or pasture from year to year without disturbing the soil through ti
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JCB grows avocadoes in Queensland

A fire that destroyed the pumping station at an avocado farm outside of Bundaberg, provided the timely reason for a completely new JCB DieselMax powered pump installation. Source: AFDJ eNews Now, two years after commissioning, the JCB DieselMax is delivering fuel savings of more than
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