Heavy morning showers didn’t deter strong crowd numbers from pouring through the gates of the Innisfail Showgrounds for the 2016 Innisfail Agricultural Field Day held on Thursday, 14 April. Source: North Queensland Register A late rush of nominations saw an eclectic array of 95 exhibi
Power Equipment has announced the appointment of industry veteran Steve Harvey to the position of Power Products Area Manager – Vic/Tas/SA. Source: AFDJ eNews This position was previously filled by Mark Butterfield, who was recently promoted to the position of National Marine Sales Ma
US retail sales of farm tractors under 40 hp were up 33.2% for March 2016 and up 26.1% year-to-date, compared with the same time periods last year. Source: Successful Farming The 2WD category of 40 to 100hp. tractors saw retail sales increase 10.1% in March compared with last year. Th
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd (M&M Ltd), a part of the Mahindra Group, headquartered in Mumbai, India, announced its foray into the global combine harvester business, by entering into a strategic partnership with Sampo Rosenlew, a combine harvester company based in Pori, Finland. So
Engine manufacturers used the recent Bauma show to lay out their intended plans for meeting forthcoming Stage 5 emission regulations. Source: FG Insight Although the show focuses on the construction industry, expect engine suppliers to offer the same power units to agricultural machin
A JCB product that changed the handling of loads on construction sites and farms around the world passed a major milestone – the production of the 200,000th machine. Source: AFDJ eNews The JCB Loadall telescopic handler was first manufactured in 1977, transforming lifting and loading
John Deere’s 8000 Series self-propelled forage harvesters have been recognised with a 2016 Red Dot international design award for excellent product design. Source: AFDJ eNews A jury of independent design specialists from 41 countries chose the forager out of more than 5200 entries fro
AGCO’s attention to design was recognized when Fendt and Valtra, two of its leading brands, won the prestigious Red Dot Design Award 2016. Source: AFDJ eNews The Red Dot Design competition is one of the largest and most respected design competitions in the world. More than 5200
Bidding from across Australia ensured all tractors and sundries owned by the late John Calvert found new homes at the family’s on-property clearing sale at Field, via Coonalpyn. Source: The Stock Journal But despite the strong interest from the 94 registered bidders prices faile
Grain handling equipment specialist, Customvac Australia, has transferred ownership to its Canadian supplier in a succession plan. Source: North Queensland Register Customvac founder, Jim Sampson will continue in his role as resident director and national sales manager while the compa
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