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Vermeer makes a leap of faith into self propelled bale technology

It’s the first-ever self-propelled round hay baler from Vermeer and the expectations are that it will turn everything you know about baling on its head. This is the evolution that hay-baling operations will have to adopt to stay in the game. This prototype model has been armed with en
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Mahindra unveils its version of a driverless tractor

Mahindra & Mahindra is about to take its Indian customers on the greatest journey of their lives with the company’s first autonomous tractor planned for release in 2018. India is still a country where some farmers pull their own plough, and while Mahindra sells 30,000-plus tractor
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LDV T60 Ute goes on sale at a bargain price

The Chinese-made LDV T60 full-size Ute has been added to the burgeoning Ute market. Models will be available in a double cab, with four-wheel drive across the range and the choice six-speed manual or automatic transmission. The initial LDV T60 range is powered by a 2.8 litre 110kW (15
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Canada’s Morris Industries taken over by private investors

Morris Industries Ltd. is one of Canada’s leading and long established farm equipment manufacturers has now been taken over by an investor group led by Ben Voss. Voss, an active Saskatchewan grain farmer and agricultural engineer, will replace former CEO and majority shareholder Casey
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Goldacres G4V Crop Cruiser sparks strong interest

Goldacres set out to supply the horticulture market with a lightweight self-propelled sprayer that is four-wheel steer, 4-Wheel drive and with a narrow track width. The sprayer needed to be most efficient spraying at typically lower speed ranges with higher capacity hydraulics to oper
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Gason mounted bins give ability to monitor separately

Gason has released the 2170 and 2210 air seeders with respective capacities of 17,250 and 21,300-litres for planting where precision is important, along with easier management of product. Each model is loaded with 3 individual bins, variable rate and can be fitted with options includi
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Self propelled Mil-Stak SP/3150 tops bale handlers

This is your first exclusive look at the self-propelled Mil-Stak SP/3150. Tenpack P/L will soon offer this model to local hay producers. It runs off a Cummins 224kW (305hp) engine through an Allison 3000RDS six-speed transmission. It picks up bales in the same direction the baler plac
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Powerful Doosan loader with quick action farm features

Sales of tractors with front-end loaders in the heavier power bracket have begun a long, slow decline with producers instead buying articulated telehandlers and wheel loaders  The Doosan DL200 wheel loader is an ideal entry-level model for farm work. The DL200 weighs in at 11,300kg an
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Murrumbateman Field Days ready for a bumper year

Exhibitor applications are on track for the Murrumbateman Field Days with bookings almost complete. For its 39th year, exhibitors will be parading live animals including sheep, cattle and alpacas, and will be offering feeding accessories, water tanks, tools, farm fencing, farming serv
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