Combine sales slump

DEMAND for combine harvesters has hit a slump with sales falling by 31 per cent in 2013 after two particularly strong years.
DEMAND for combine harvesters has hit a slump with sales falling by 31 per cent in 2013 after two particularly strong years.
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GERMAN machinery makers have always been renowned for precision, and what piece of farm machinery relies on its precision more than an air-seeder.
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AGRISON has launched a new, 97.5kW tractor which has a six-cylinder, direct injection diesel engine and 12 forward and four reverse gears.
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ITALIAN telehandler manufacturer Merlo has appointed Australian machinery dealership, McIntosh and Son, as dealers for its products.
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BIOSECURITY is an ag watchword and the easy cleanout capabilities of Davimac’s chaser bins is meeting market needs.
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JOHN Deere is set to update the on-board round module building capabilities of its CP690 cotton picker with increased power and uptime.
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GONE are the days when machinery salesman could simply drive into a farm and expect to spend the afternoon chatting with the owner.
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KARCHER has pressure cleaners to suit a range of cleaning needs, including the entry-level K3.450 T250 which features a raft of accessories.
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RIVERINA farmer and contractor Rick Harper and his father Ross have achieved input savings and greater seed placement accuracy with the purchase last year of a 15-metre, Seed Hawk 45 series airseeder.
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AN agricultural manufacturer has moved into the high-tech era with sophisticated 3D printing equipment boosting product development.
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SOUTH Australian farmers Tom Robinson and his father Ashley have put the new Case IH Steiger Rowtrac tractor they purchased in April through its paces sowing this year’s winter crops.
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