The long-term future of Cat trucks in Australia and New Zealand will not be impacted by the recent decision of Caterpillar to discontinue production of its vocational models in North America. Source: AFDJ eNews North American vocational models have never been available in the Australi
Tong Yang Moolsan, a South Korean manufacturer of agricultural machinery and equipment, has submitted a final bid to acquire full stake in local rival Kukje Machinery Company from its majority shareholder Dongkuk Steel Mill and creditors. Source: Pulse If the deal goes through, Tong Y
In December 2015, the Salesian run Teresa Gerini Vocational Training Center in Rome, Italy opened the first agricultural machinery laboratory for professional training. Source: AFDJ eNews The new laboratory is part of TechPro2, a leading technical training project aimed at providing a
The 2500-series fully-mounted plough range is perhaps one of the biggest innovations in farm machinery since development of the plough itself according to the manufacturer Kverneland. Source: AFDJ eNews It is different to current models in a number of ways; there’s an all-new leg desi
With more and more farming apps coming on to the market each month, here is a round-up of some of the latest and some old favourites to help you decide which will be the most useful to you on the farm. Source: Farmers Weekly UK This is a list of 14 arable, machinery and tractor apps t
Top executives from leading farm machinery manufacturers met to discuss their thoughts on what’s next in agriculture and the issues that will affect the farming industry. Source: Farm Industry News The AEM Ag Executive Outlook was hosted by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers o
At first glance it’s a paddock full of dust-covered junk. At second glance it’s a field of dreams. South Canterbury man Ross Kinsman collected so many vintage tractors over his lifetime that it has taken four months to bring them together for the final time on his farm jus
The Great New Zealand Tractor Trek arrived in New Plymouth from Hawera on Sunday raising money for Hospice Taranaki along the way. Stuff.co.nz More than 10 tractors, with others joining for legs along the way, left Bluff on 22 February with the aim of arriving in Cape Reinga on 18 Mar
Sydney’s Royal Easter Show, an iconic agricultural fair is facing slumping revenues and a fight to remain relevant to city dwellers. Source: The Sydney Morning Herald The number of visitors fell to a 15-year low of 769,000 in 2015, as rain and thunderstorms dampened attendance o
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