Silent Force to handle the work

The Manitou group is offering a new “Silent Force” generation of its MLT-X 840 agricultural telescopic handler. Source: AFDJ eNews New features include innovations in ergonomics, and improved performance thanks to a more powerful engine and greater hydraulic flow. The 8m model MLT-X 840 has a new speed-sensitive Active CRC boom suspension equipped with activation […]

Power Farming opens new facility in NZ

Tractor sales in New Zealand in 2016 mirrored 2015, the slack in dairy areas having been compensated by greater fortunes in Auckland, Bay of Plenty and Hawkes Bay. Source: Rural News NZ Power Farming, the importer of Deutz Fahr, Kioti, Kverneland and McHale, was setting looking to the future with the opening of a new NZ$7.5 million facility at Rolleston on SH1 just […]

NZ Soil Management Fielday demos 4AG equipment

The NZ Soil Management Fielday is being held this week at Pukekawa, near Pukekohe in the heart of one of NZ’s largest produce growing regions. Source: AFDJ eNews As a specialist supplier of tillage and seeding equipment, 4AG Ltd will be displaying and demonstrating a number of cultivation tools aimed at the larger growing operations. […]

Case IH names its top performers

Case IH dealers Intersales and O’Connors have taken out Dealer of the Year titles at a ceremony held at Uluru. Source: AFDJ eNews O’Connors has won the Case IH Dealer of the Year Award in the category for dealers with three or more branches. Established in Birchip, Victoria in 1964, the family-owned business has since […]

ABARES Outlook a smash

Growth in Australia’s agriculture sector continues to smash records, with the gross value of Australian farm production is forecast to reach $63.8 billion in 2016–17, and farm cash income for Australian broadacre farms is projected to average $216,000 per farm in 2016–17. Source: AFDJ eNews Acting Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Barnaby Joyce, said […]