Agco continues results dive

Agco has joined the queue of equipment majors posting poor results as the outcome of a tough year in worldwide ag equipment sales continues to wash in.
Agco has joined the queue of equipment majors posting poor results as the outcome of a tough year in worldwide ag equipment sales continues to wash in.
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NEW stresses will appear for the Australian beef industry over the next 12 months, although the general outlook remains upbeat. NEW stresses will appear for the Australian beef industry over the next 12 months, although the general outlook remains upbeat.
JCB’s new 4000 Series Fastrac comes with a new Tier 4 engine punching out 42 per cent more torque than the previous model, self levelling suspension and is autosteer ready.
10 Feb 16 JCB’s new 4000 Series Fastrac comes with a new Tier 4 engine punching out 42 per cent more torque than the previous model, self levelling suspension and is autosteer ready.
A new Jaylor feed mx unit has translated to more litres per head according to a South Australian dairy and mixed farmer.
09 Feb 16 A new Jaylor feed mx unit has translated to more litres per head according to a South Australian dairy and mixed farmer.
North East Tasmanian agricultural contractor and beef farmer, Gerald Davis reckons every hour spent harvesting makes the difference to the quality of the silage and the profitability of his business.
08 Feb 16 North East Tasmanian agricultural contractor and beef farmer, Gerald Davis reckons every hour spent harvesting makes the difference to the quality of the silage and the profitability of...
While the battleground for speed tillers has got increasingly crowded in recent years, farmers should focus on results rather than hype when it comes to choosing a machine.
07 Feb 16 While the battleground for speed tillers has got increasingly crowded in recent years, farmers should focus on results rather than hype when it comes to choosing a machine.
CNH Industrial has posted big falls in net sales across the group with the company’s agricultural segment revenue tumbling.
05 Feb 16 CNH Industrial has posted big falls in net sales across the group with the company’s agricultural segment revenue tumbling.
It seems Chinese industrial giant Zoomlion has an appetite for industrial business with the company making an unsolicited US$3.3 billion bid for US crane and construction equipment business Terex.
04 Feb 16 It seems Chinese industrial giant Zoomlion has an appetite for industrial business with the company making an unsolicited US$3.3 billion bid for US crane and construction equipment...
In a sign of the growth in ag robotics, Queensland company, SwarmFarm Robotics Pty Ltd, has announced it is partnering with Westpac.
03 Feb 16  1 In a sign of the growth in ag robotics, Queensland company, SwarmFarm Robotics Pty Ltd, has announced it is partnering with Westpac.
Growth in the development and use of driverless tractors, UAVs and robots in farming will fuel the agriculture technology market to see revenue reach US$74 billion in the next decade.
03 Feb 16 Growth in the development and use of driverless tractors, UAVs and robots in farming will fuel the agriculture technology market to see revenue reach US$74 billion in the next decade.
Claas continues to expand its branded Australian product line-up stepping up the push of optional factory-fitted loaders in the tractor range.
03 Feb 16 Claas continues to expand its branded Australian product line-up stepping up the push of optional factory-fitted loaders in the tractor range.
Horsch distributor, Echuca Victoria based, Muddy River is set to debut the new Avatar SD drill to Australian farmers with the first machine arriving in March.
02 Feb 16 Horsch distributor, Echuca Victoria based, Muddy River is set to debut the new Avatar SD drill to Australian farmers with the first machine arriving in March.
PFG brand Great Plains is on the road with a comprehensive demo program for its Turbo Max vertical tiller.
01 Feb 16 PFG brand Great Plains is on the road with a comprehensive demo program for its Turbo Max vertical tiller.
A European ag equipment association has called for international regulation and standards for big data in the ag sector to boost the productivity, sustainability and profitability of farms.
31 Jan 16 A European ag equipment association has called for international regulation and standards for big data in the ag sector to boost the productivity, sustainability and profitability of farms.
Exel Industries, parent company of Hardi, Berthoud and Tecnoma sprayers has upped its presence in the big North American sprayer market with the buyout of ET Works, makers of the Apache brand of self-propelled sprayers.
30 Jan 16 Exel Industries, parent company of Hardi, Berthoud and Tecnoma sprayers has upped its presence in the big North American sprayer market with the buyout of ET Works, makers of the Apache...
John Deere has introduced new precision ag solutions with Generation 4 CommandCenter Premium Activation to better capture, manage and transfer data.
29 Jan 16 John Deere has introduced new precision ag solutions with Generation 4 CommandCenter Premium Activation to better capture, manage and transfer data.
A range of agricultural manufacturers have shared in the 2015 AE50 awards for engineering and innovation announced by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers.
28 Jan 16 A range of agricultural manufacturers have shared in the 2015 AE50 awards for engineering and innovation announced by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers.
Market leader in the off-road utility vehicle category, Polaris, has released another model to build its off-road range.
28 Jan 16 Market leader in the off-road utility vehicle category, Polaris, has released another model to build its off-road range.
Fieldquip, recently appointed as Australian distributor of Kellands spray equipment and Multidrive multi-purpose load carriers, is set to spearhead the new product range.
27 Jan 16 Fieldquip, recently appointed as Australian distributor of Kellands spray equipment and Multidrive multi-purpose load carriers, is set to spearhead the new product range.
Amazone distributor, Landpower, is kicking off the new year with a full-on broadacre equipment blitz that’s set to introduce a range of new technology and kick start the Pantera self-propelled sprayer roll out.
26 Jan 16 Amazone distributor, Landpower, is kicking off the new year with a full-on broadacre equipment blitz that’s set to introduce a range of new technology and kick start the Pantera...
Recently released in Australia, a German made bale accumulator and stacker adds serious efficiency to baling operations according to the machine’s importer, South Australian farmer Tom Saint.
25 Jan 16 Recently released in Australia, a German made bale accumulator and stacker adds serious efficiency to baling operations according to the machine’s importer, South Australian farmer Tom...
Claas’ ISARIA optical N sensing system has achieved Isobus accreditation masking it available to fit any Isobus ready tractor.
22 Jan 16 Claas’ ISARIA optical N sensing system has achieved Isobus accreditation masking it available to fit any Isobus ready tractor.
Miller’s latest self-propelled sprayer, the Nitro 6365 comes with new features promising better efficiency saving growers time and money.
21 Jan 16 Miller’s latest self-propelled sprayer, the Nitro 6365 comes with new features promising better efficiency saving growers time and money.
Swan Hill-based Murray Valley Lasers has designed and built a new O’Bryan HD Highlift earthmoving carry grade scraper suitable for on-farm and road works duties.
20 Jan 16 Swan Hill-based Murray Valley Lasers has designed and built a new O’Bryan HD Highlift earthmoving carry grade scraper suitable for on-farm and road works duties.
A new Rogator spreader is set to add productivity and expand the availability of NSW farm services company Delta Ag’s recently acquired spreading business.
19 Jan 16 A new Rogator spreader is set to add productivity and expand the availability of NSW farm services company Delta Ag’s recently acquired spreading business.
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Yet another interesting development in the west I see and who will foot the bill for the
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I struggle to think of anything good govt has done in my lifetime. Roads are in a worse
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A HIGH Court of Australia decision today has ended Kojonup organic grower Steve Marsh’s six-year battle for compensation over losing his organic certification.12 Feb 16 A HIGH Court of Australia decision today has ended Kojonup organic grower Steve Marsh’s six-year battle for...
By MAL GILL
HARVEY'S dairy industry has been hit by bushfire for the second time in less than a month.
On Monday afternoon a bushfire that was first reported at 2.30pm the previous day, burst out of tea tree scrub country onto the back of Graham Manning's dairy farm about 10 kilometres south west of Harvey.
Firefighters and neighbours helped Mr Manning battle the blaze in horrendous conditions 11 Feb 16 By MAL GILL HARVEY'S dairy industry has been hit by bushfire for the second time in less than a month. On Monday...