Gordon Handy, of Gordon Handy Machinery in New Zealand, is relieved to get his stolen tractor back but is concerned about a growing rural burglary problem. Source: Stuff co nz Tighter budgets for some farmers may be fostering a burgeoning black market for stolen farm machinery
Nesting birds are causing hundreds of thousands of dollars damage to farming equipment. Source: The Advocate (Tasmania) With the dry season upon the state’s farmers and tractors being used to harvest hay, and William Adams agriculture business manager Jamie Palmer is urging all
Work to reshape the second stage of the most significant irrigation infrastructure upgrade in Victorian history, the Goulburn-Murray Water Connections Project Stage 2, continues to advance. Source: AFDJ eNews Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Barnaby Joyce, and Victorian M
Amazone distributor, Landpower, is kicking off the new year with a full-on broadacre equipment blitz that’s set to introduce a range of new technology and kick start the Pantera self-propelled sprayer roll out. Source: Farm Weekly With a full range of linkage and trailed sprayers avai
Croplands dealer, McPhersons Parts & Service, located in Parkes NSW recently took delivery of an 18 metre, hydraulic folding WEEDit toolbar sprayer. Source: AFDJ eNews After several demo nights were held in the Parkes and Condobolin regions late last year with McPhersons there was
An international committee of experts awarded DEUTZFAHR a silver medal in the Agritechnica Innovation Awards 2015 for the Driver Extended Eyes innovation. Source: Power Farming NZ This is a camera-based system that focuses on safety. The increased dimensions of agricultural machinery
AGCO has named agricultural tyre manufacturer Mitas as its Supplier of the Year 2015 in the category of Engineering & Innovation during AGCO´s supplier day for the EAME region (Europe, Africa and Middle East). Source: AFDJ eNews Mitas won the category thanks to the successful deve
Old tractors will be part of next year’s Vintage Ag Expo in New Zealand. Source: Stuff co nz Vintage machinery club enthusiasts say there will be a chance to see agriculture the way it used to be done, with old tractors making hay at a Manawatu event. The Manawatu Vintage Machin
German manufacturer Claas has increased sales revenue in the tough conditions. The company has seen a 0.4% improvement in 2015 but gross profit on sales was down 8.2% from 2014. Source: AFDJ eNews Claas said its international structure and wide product range was behind the result. The
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