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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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