Farmers at the National Farm Machinery Show in the US were looking at equipment, but buying may be a different story. “We have a lot of good equipment,” said Indiana farmer John Cheesewright. “We’ll just add another year on it.” That’s partly due to volat
More than £1m of farm machinery was sold at an auction prompted by a streamlining collaboration between two East Anglian agricultural enterprises in the UK. Source: The Eastern Daily Press UK The sale, held at JW Spencer Farms near Thetford, in the UK consisted of 17 tractors, a combi
“This, too, shall pass.” That was the overriding sentiment during a panel discussion held by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers at the 2016 National Farm Machinery Show in the US recently. Source: AgNews “Now is normal,” Todd Stucke, senior vice president with Kubota said. “We
Funding is now available to Australian farm businesses and organisations to undertake projects and trade missions to boost the agricultural trading relationship between Australia and China. Source: AFDJ eNews Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Barnaby Joyce, said the Coalit
Tractor sales are on the up but industry experts warn the bubble could burst this year. Last year, tractor sales rose 10 per cent, to 11,500 units, giving Australia five consecutive years of more than 10,000 units sold each year. Source: The Weekly Times Now Agribusiness experts said
The past 12 months have been a hard slog for many farmers across the Wimmera, with a shortage of decent rain leaving many paddocks dry and dusty. Source: The Weekly Times But organisers of the 54th Wimmera Machinery Field Days are hoping the three-day ag fest will enable farmers to ta
Rachel Short is a consultant for OnFarmSafety New Zealand and says the best part of her job is being able to offer solutions that make sense to the individual business. Source: Stratford Press Ms Short and her colleague Shelley Beare work with farmers across New Zealand, helping them
The Coalition Government has moved to strengthen the targeting of rural research, development and extension (RD&E) funding towards on-farm technologies and practices that deliver farmgate returns with the development of clear farmer, fisher and forester‑oriented RD&E prioritie
Two days after the transmission in Toby Acocks’ older model tractor stopped working it was up and running despite the public holiday. Source: AFDJ eNews Toby Acocks, a fifth-generation farmer runs the family business Forres Pty Ltd with brother, Ben. It is an 8000-hectare operat
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