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Red Dots for Deere

John Deere’s 8000 Series self-propelled forage harvesters have been recognised with a 2016 Red Dot international design award for excellent product design. Source: AFDJ eNews A jury of independent design specialists from 41 countries chose the forager out of more than 5200 entries fro
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AGCO Red Dot specials

AGCO’s attention to design was recognized when Fendt and Valtra, two of its leading brands, won the prestigious Red Dot Design Award 2016. Source: AFDJ eNews The Red Dot Design competition is one of the largest and most respected design competitions in the world. More than 5200 
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New homes found for old tractors

Bidding from across Australia ensured all tractors and sundries owned by the late John Calvert found new homes at the family’s on-property clearing sale at Field, via Coonalpyn. Source: The Stock Journal But despite the strong interest from the 94 registered bidders prices faile
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Customvac sells to Canadian Walinga

Grain handling equipment specialist, Customvac Australia, has transferred ownership to its Canadian supplier in a succession plan. Source: North Queensland Register Customvac founder, Jim Sampson will continue in his role as resident director and national sales manager while the compa
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The Digital Farmer

Farmers have all the latest agricultural software at their fingertips, but they’re now able to identify the online products and apps to suit them through The Digital Farmer. Sources: The Land, AFDJ eNews This website allows the user to analyse and access digital products in each secto
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Managing irrigation for the future

New technology for irrigation has been progressing tremendously and shows promise in improving the ability to manage labour, energy, and water loses at both the system and farm levels. Source: AFDJ eNews Reinke’s computerised irrigation management system gives growers more contr
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Machinery operations proposal up for comment

Public comment is being sought on a draft document that is proposing to improve the restrictions on agricultural machinery operations during summer months in Tasmania. Source: AFDJ eNews Currently, machinery operations like harvesting are not normally permitted once a total fire ban h
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Consultants with Claas

The Claas Harvest Centre network the New Zealand distributor for Trioliet Solomix mixer wagons and nutritional consultants Dairy Business Centre have announced a partnership. Source: AFDJ eNews Under the arrangement all existing and new purchasers of Trioliet mixer wagons will be offe
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Defender goes for a sixer

Can-Am has expanded its Defender Max range with a six seater offering good towing and cargo carrying. Source: AFDJ eNews There are four different models. It easily converts from transporting people to carrying cargo. Models are available with two heavy-duty Rotax V-Twin engine package
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