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While Deere’s deal is off – AGCO steps in to buy Precision Planting from Monsanto

It was going to be the jaw dropping industry deal of the year. Deere & Co. was making a major purchase, assured that the next big gains in agricultural productivity will come from harnessing big data to help farmers decide when to sow, care for and harvest their crops. Deere &
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Demand is strong for retrofitted harvester feed drum

Merredin WA manufacturer Laurie Phillips, has a production line turning out feeder drums for retrofitting to harvester draper fronts that can barely keeping up with demand. Grain farmers and contractors across the country are putting in orders for the season as this well made but simp
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ChainBar offers mechanical approach to weed control

Hard to kill weeds has been a major focus for growers this season. Flaxleaf Fleabane, Hogweed and Feathertop Rhodes grass are in fact becoming more prevalent every season with ever expanding pockets of chemical resistance. A mature Fleabane plant can produce up to 100,000 seeds and ha
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New Holland offers an economy tractor buy with Series TT4 models

New Holland’s TT4 economy utility tractor range opens an avenue for buyers to buy an economy tractor from a major name in the industry, in this ever expanding segment where cheap imports have been dominating. There are three models that produce engine power from 40 to 55kW (55 to 75hp
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Case IH 140 series combines has best retained value

The 2017 survey of Combine harvesters has identified the Case IH’s 140 series Axial-Flow combine as the models with the highest retained value. According to results from the survey, notable advantages included the Case IH residue management system built to handle tough residue associa
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Can Am expands line with Defender Side by Side

Can-Am has added to its Defender side-by-side range with the HD5. But don’t let the size issue concern you as the HD5 offers full-size functionality in a chassis that provides a high level of versatility, and at an attractive entry price point. This Defender has been built especially
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Faresin feed mixers offer ideal ration mix

Faresin Industries Australia recently expanded their feed mixer range product offering. By working with and listening to customers, there is now a greater range to select from with a focus on quality and technology. An established dealer network is now operating throughout Australia a
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Articulated loaders for harsh farm environments

To answer the demand for a larger wheel loader for farms, Gehl has released the 750 articulated. The AL 750 represents an expansion into the 44 to 59kW (60-80hp) power category where this model is expected to dominate. It offers clean Tier IV-certified emissions technology from a Deut
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Fendt 1000 Vario in a class of its own

The Fendt 1000 Vario is ideal for large-scale farmers and contractors that are looking seriously at purchasing a tractor class not previously available. Up until now no one has channeled more than 368kW (500hp) through anything other than tracks or four equal size wheels. But Fendt en
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