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Plug and play with Claas crop sensor

CLAAS ISARIA has become the first ISOBUS-compatible optical crop sensor available on the market. Source: AFDJ eNews Developed by the Agricultural Industry Electronics Foundation (AEF), ISOBUS is the internationally-recognised communication protocol for agricultural technology. The cer
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Sunfam uses JCB DieselMax for irrigation

Bundaberg irrigation specialist Sunfam was one of the very first dealers in Australia to use a JCB DieselMax in an irrigation application. Source: AFDJ eNews In the 1950s the Loeskow family company was focused on drilling for water in the Bundaberg region. Since the incorporation of S
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Tractors keeping time

Grace does not usually come to mind when you think of heavy farm machinery but it was in evidence when the tractors danced at the Otago Taieri A&P Show in New Zealand. Source: Otago Daily Times Spectators were delighted as the tractors wove in and out dancing with precision, at ti
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UK feels the fall in tractor sales

A fall in the latest tractor sales figures from the Agricultural Engineers Association reflect a tough 12 months for farmers and manufacturers alike in the UK. Source: Farmers Weekly (UK) Registrations of agricultural tractors bigger than 50hp reached 10,598 units in 2015, a drop of 1
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Deere CEO not so dear

Farm Equipment Manufacturers Association (FEMA) has reported that John Deere CEO Samuel Allen took a pay cut amid the company’s down financial cycle. Source: Agrimarketing Allen’s compensation package was reduced by 7.8% to $US18.7 million, according to a proxy statement f
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Kuhne to show new machinery at Agromash

Farm machinery and bus manufacturer Kühne, based in Mosonmagyaróvár, western Hungary, is to show two new in-house developed and manufactured farm machinery products at next weekʼs Agromash Expo in Budapest. Source: The Budapest Business Journal CEO Csaba Süli told Hungarian news age
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Acute market report on ag machinery growth

According to the latest Acute Market Report the global agricultural machinery market valued at US$152 billion in 2014 is expected to reach US$267 billion by 2022 growing at a compound annual growth rate of 7.3% between 2014 and 2022. Source: Acute Market Reports Factors such as rising
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Driverless tractors and robot weeders

Just as we’re becoming used to the idea of driverless cars, driverless tractors and other agricultural robots will soon harvest the food we eat. Source: Enterprize Tech In fact, agricultural automation – in the form of driverless farm machinery, drone crop dusters, automated milking s
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Buhler turnover drops

Canadian Buhler maker of Versatile tractors and Farm King equipment has reported a revenue for the year was CA $245.7 million, down CA$79.8 million from CA$325.5 million reported in 2014. Source: AFDJ eNews According to the company weak commodity prices and the unstable political envi
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