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Vertical indoor farming for the future

Matt Matros is CEO of FarmedHere, the largest indoor vertical farm in North America. At 90,000 square feet the Illinois farm is a leader in a growing agriculture movement that grows crops without soil and sunlight. Source: Tech Insider Instead, these crops are grown indoors, where the
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AGCO reports on annual sales

AGCO has reported net sales of approximately US$2.0 billion for the fourth quarter of 2015, a decrease of approximately 21.2% compared with net sales of approximately US$2.5 billion for the fourth quarter of 2014. Source: AFDJ eNews “In the midst of challenging market conditions, we w
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Top of the crop at World Ag Expo

With more than 1500 exhibitors and vendors planning to show off their wares at the 2016 World Ag Expo, just about anything needed on a farm is likely to be on display during the three-day event. Source: Visali Times Delta A favorite part for many attending of the Expo in Tulare, one o
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ENZED hydraulics on call to farms

If you think of the greatest inventions and developments in the world like the wheel, automation and agricultural equipment spring to mind but not the power of hydraulics. Source: AFDJ eNews However, without hydraulics many of today’s farming machines would be nothing more than sophis
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20 years of tracked technology

Case IH led global development of track technology back in the early 1990s, releasing the first tracked tractor nearly 20 years ago. Source: AFDJ eNews “Case IH developed the idea of using tracks as a way of putting more power to the ground and eliminating power hop, improving tractio
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Tractor Trek New Zealand

For six days this March, Rodney Maiden will be living his personal dream by travelling more than 500 kilometres through part of New Zealand on a tractor that can only do 30 kilometres an hour. Source: Stuff.co.nz As part of a unique parade of tractors, jeeps and farm vehicles, Mr Maid
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Major job cuts for de Bruin Group

A major part of the workforce has been made redundant at de Bruin Engineering at Mount Gambier in the south-east of South Australia. Source: ABC News The de Bruin Group, one of the regional city’s biggest companies, said the 21 workers to go were most of the staff at its enginee
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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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