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Good rain equals good machinery outlook

Good rains to kick the winter cropping season into gear have generated strong enquiry for machinery dealers across Australia with many expecting sales to follow. Source: Farm Weekly Sentiment in the agricultural machinery segment is buoyant across Australia following good rains in mos
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More horses and a better tractor

Waikato, New Zealand dairy farmers, Andrew and Toni Rooks, are adamant they got more horsepower for their dollar and a better tractor for good measure when they purchased a Claas ARION 620C. Source: AFDJ eNews Andrew and Toni sharemilk about 440 cows on a 160 hectare property overlook
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Big Red Power Tour returns

The 2015 Case IH Red Power Tour saw a convoy of shiny new red tractors transported around the country on the back of three Iveco trucks, in a roadshow for regional Case IH customers. And its on again this year. Source: AFDJ eNews The tour will be happening again in 2016, and will be k
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Russian plot uncovered

Ukraine’s State Security Service (SBU) has uncovered a plot between the top managers of Ukraine’s largest tractor plant in Kharkiv (XTZ) and the plant’s Russian owners, who ordered a foundry shop’s equipment and unique blueprints be taken to Russia, according t
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Dealers to sharpen pencils after election

Look out for sharp deals on compact tractors after the July 2 election and closer to spring as dealers are expected to offer discounts to relieve swollen inventories. Source: The Weekly Times A 14% dip in sub-40hp tractor sales in the first half of the year have seen inventories grow
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Sticky end for bales

Dimensionally stable binding of round bales requires an optimum net feed and so CLAAS has introduced EnterNet, a new feature for round bale net wrap. Source: AFDJ eNews CLAAS EnterNet is an adhesive grip that gathers the end of the net wrap into a narrow handle, so users no longer hav
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Market report for machinery to 2022

According to a new market report published by Credence Research Agricultural and Farm Machinery Market – Growth, Share, Opportunities, Competitive Analysis, and Forecast 2015 – 2022 says the growth of agricultural and farm machinery market is strongly depends on farm income, technolog
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Weeding by mechanical hand

Robots have been slowly creeping on to vegetable farms, but as yet most have been small machines not capable of coping with the rigours of working on bigger operations. Source: Farmers Weekly UK French-based firm Naïo Technologies reckons it has the answer, though. It’s just launched
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Kuhn adds grouper to mower range

Kuhn has added a grouper to its 3.1m trailed disc mower conditioner. Source Farmers Weekly UK The centre-pivot FC 3160 TCD RA can now be fitted with a conveyor belt grouper unit that enables two rows of grass to be placed together to form a twin swath for increased output of the forag
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