Fendt top three tractors in Germany

The registration statistics from the German vehicle registration office for tractors in Germany included four Fendt tractors are among the top five types in Germany. Source: AFDJ eNews “This is a top result for us,” Andreas Loewel, Manager of the German Fendt Sales Department said. “We would like to take the opportunity to thank all […]

Two JCBs awarded at SIMA

Two of JCB’s newest and most innovative products have been named as Machines of the Year for 2017 at one of the world’s leading agricultural shows. Source: AFDJ eNews The 8000 Series JCB Fastrac received the award in the 280-400 hp tractor category and the JCB Agripro Loadall telescopic handler secured the accolade in the […]

Kubota Spring winners

Winners of the Kubota spring catalogue competition were announced with Ben Fahy from Ballarat taking home the Kubota RTV500. Source: AFDJ eNews The 20 runners up will also receive a gift voucher from RB sellars. Rowena Negrosa CMF Excavations PTY LTD Bianco Loris LG Vineyard Services Ralph Nicholson Grewal Farms Woorabinda Past CO Countryman Contracting […]

MF show debut at SIMA

The new MF 6700 S Series, which includes the world’s first 200hp, four-cylinder agricultural tractor, made its SIMA Show debut in Paris, following its preview in France last year. Source: AFDJ eNews With its unrivalled four-cylinder power, manoeuvrability and agility the MF 6700 S was in a class of its own, with Massey Ferguson’s new ‘S […]

JD’s Joy

John Deere’s new CommandPRO joystick won the Farmers Guide Award for Excellence for 2016, the second year that these awards have been presented for innovations in the machinery and arable sectors. Source: AFDJ eNews The awards are intended to highlight excellence within the industry, as selected by Farmers Guide machinery editor David Williams and arable editor […]

Get Behind the Wheel with the CNH design team

The latest episode of the Behind the Wheel series follows CNH Industrial’s Design Analysis & Simulation team as they collaborate across continents with super computers to conceptualize future machines. Source: AFDJ eNews With the help of Engineering Simulation and Virtual Reality technology, they are able to reduce the number of physical prototypes that need to […]

Claas Machine of the Year 2017

At the “Machine of the Year 2017” awards ceremony held at SIMA, CLAAS won the Special Jury Prize for the JAGUAR fitted with SHREDLAGE crop processing technology. Source: AFDJ eNews A large audience watched the ceremony held on the stand of the French agricultural magazine “Terre-net”. The crop processing technology known under the brand name […]

Kuhn shows off in Cowra

Over the two days in February in Cowra more than 300 dealers and customers attended the KUHN Farm Machinery Expo held at locals’ Tom and Ben Johnstone’s property. Source: Western Magazine Both Tom and Ben said the expo was great. “It’s a good thing for Cowra, it’s a good opportunity for us to see the equipment […]

Tractor sales for Australia

Following an outstanding 2016, sales of tractors experienced a considerable bump in January although much of this has been put down to an overhang from the pre-Christmas period according to Gary Northover, executive director of the Tractor and Machinery Association of Australia. Source: The Weekly Times The smaller under-40hp category dominated the month, up 52% on the corresponding month […]

Dana appoints PFG to distribute products

Dana Australia has appointed PFG Australia Pty Ltd as the lead agricultural distributor of its Dana/ Spicer/Victor Reinz drivetrain and sealing products range in Australia and New Zealand. Source: AFDJ eNews The appointment will be from 1 May 2017. “We are pleased to announce our formal agreement with PFG, such a respected company in the agricultural sector,” Brad […]