Russians to invade Wimmera Machinery Field Days

For the first time in Australia, a new-model Kirovets 744R articulated tractor will be on show to the public at the Wimmera Machinery Field Days. Source: The Weekly Times The 744R comes in four models, from 300-428hp (221-315kW), and while Russian-built tractors have been sold in Australia before, none bearing this name. The man behind the move is […]

Russia in a rush for more tractors

In an attempt to shift the economy from raw materials, Russia is putting effort into the agriculture sector. Source: RT From January to June, the country produced 35% more tractors and harvesters than in 2015. “The growth of the industrial production of agricultural machinery could be estimated at double-digit figures. The increase in production of combine harvesters in the first half exceeded 35% year […]

Russian in a contract with Claas

CLAAS signed a special investment contract with the Russian Federation that the company will be awarded the official status of “Russian manufacturer”, and will be eligible for the same state subsidies for its combine harvesters as local producers. Source: AFDJ eNews An initial letter of intent was signed last November during the Agritechnica in Hannover. […]