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Silver medal for a better view

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
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Mitas is AGCO supplier of the year

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
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Displays of vintage work in NZ

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
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Tough conditions for ag machinery sales

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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Narrow release for John Deere

John Deere has unveiled its 5G Series tractors with narrow and highly-maneuverable configurations for vineyard and orchard producers that meet Final Tier 4 Engine emissions requirements. Source: Hay & Forage Grower “The 5G Series Tractors build on the success of the 5EN Series to
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Case IH Early Riser to debut in February

Case IH 2000 series Early Riser planter that features an all-new row unit will be shown for the first time in February in the US. Source: AFDJ eNews These new planters have been engineered to operate at higher speeds to deliver fast and uniform emergence. “This new Early Riser planter
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AMAZONE spreader 2016 Machine of the Year

The AMAZONE ZA-TS fertiliser spreader with the new Argus Twin lateral distribution optimisation technology has been named Machine of the Year 2015 at Agritechnica. Source: AFDJ eNews The prestigious ‘Machine of the Year’ awards recognise agricultural innovations across 16 different ca
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SA night moves for machinery

A review on South Australia’s night machinery movement laws could provide farmers with exemptions to shift large agricultural vehicles after the sun goes down. Source: Murray Valley Standard Primary Producers SA is currently seeking feedback on the possible change as part of the State
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New Mahindras enter competitive market segment

Mahindra Ag and Auto Australia has announced the introduction of two new models from the same, and now co-owned, Japanese factory. Built in the newly named Mitsubishi Mahindra Agricultural Machinery Co. Ltd factory in Japan, the new 34 HP 8×8 Synchro Shuttle 1533 and 38 HP Hydros
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