Sales in Europe of soil working, sowing, fertilizing and plant protection equipment is expected to fall a further 11% in 2016. Source: Farmers Journal The overall market for arable farm machines in the EU fell by around 14% to €3.09bn in 2015, according to the European Committee of As
A large group of US business leaders traveled to Cuba with President Obama. They’re hoping to rebuild commercial ties starting with tractors. Source: CCTV America One deal that has already been signed will allow the first US factory to be built in Cuba in more than half a century. Tho
New technology, changing business structures and new marketing channels are opening up a skills gap that could hurt Australia’s agricultural competitiveness according to a recent report published by Agricultural Appointments. Source: AFDJ eNews Agricultural Appointments, Managing Dire
Irrigators in northern New South Wales can now apply for a share of $111 million in funding to upgrade on-farm water infrastructure, with Round 7 of the Sustaining the Basin Irrigated Farm Modernisation programme opening today. Source: AFDJ eNews Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for
Researchers at Massey University in New Zealand have invented a prototype robot designed to perform several different tasks on farms, orchards and vineyards. Source: Radio New Zealand The robot’s design was a collaboration between Massey’s School of Engineering and Advance
John Deere dealership Cervus Equipment Manawatu in New Zealand has formally opened its brand-new, purpose-built branch in Feilding. Source: Scoop NZ Following seven years of local sales, service and support, branch manager Dan Clavelle said the new Feilding branch will enable Cervus E
A rainy start couldn’t dampen a successful Central Districts Field Days in New Zealand, which recorded a 20% boost in numbers over its three days. Source: Stuff NZ Fairfax national events manager Brett McMeekin said it was the first time they had used a ticketing system and had
A quarter of Australian farmers plan to increase their investments in property and expand this year according to the latest Rabobank Rural Confidence Survey. Source: ABC Rural The survey revealed that the greatest confidence is among cotton and grain growers, while least confidence is
European spray manufacturer, AMAZONE, has released an electric control system that automatically selects the best nozzleaccording to operating conditions. Source: AFDJ eNews Depending on the field size, working width and the number of part-width sections used, AMAZONE claims the techn
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