Model Maker Creates Miniature John Deere Tractors 20/03/2008
A model maker from Iowa has made quantitative amounts of John Deere tractors, only on a miniature scale. It has been reported that Jim De Boer from Orange Country, Iowa nurtured a fascination with John Deere tractors which led him to be influenced to make models of John Deere tractors. Overall, it has been reported, Jim de Boer has created over 70 models of John Deere tractors which have been built to generally a 1/15th scale. Also, the miniature versions of the John Deere tractors have been bui...


John Deere Combine On Show At Mid-south Farm And Gin Show 20/03/2008
The annual Mid-South Farm & Gin Show was in 2008 in its 56th year. This year it has been recorded that a John Deere combine harvester was to be one who at the event.

John Deere is a leading manufacturer of a range of agricultural machinery and equipment, and is renowned for its manufacture of John Deere tractors and John Deere harvesters.

The Mid-South Farm & Gin Show takes place at the end of February and the beginning of March and occurs at the Memphis Cook Convention Ce...


Farmer Adapts New Holland Combine 20/03/2008
Richard Ward, a Warwickshire farmer, has reportedly enhanced the functionality of his New Holland combine harvester to better suit his specific needs, and those of his farm.

The farmer has had a history of owning New Holland combine harvesters, from the TF42 New Holland combine harvester to the TF44 New Holland combine harvester, to his latest addition, a TF78 New Holland combine harvester. It would appear that the New Holland combine harvesters discussed were purchased second hand.<...


New Kubota Tractor Announced 19/03/2008
Kubota tractors have announced a new addition to their range in the form of the Kubota RTV900 special edition. The special edition Kubota tractor is a limited production model. It has been reported that the Kubota tractor will be on sale throughout nationwide Kubota dealers, although this special edition Kubota tractors are only available for a limited time.

There are numerous of attractive features of the Kubota tractor. These include the factory installed features such as aluminium...


New Holland Releases Compact Tractor 19/03/2008
Manufacturer of New Holland tractors, the company New Holland have released a new New Holland tractor, though in this instance it is a compact New Holland tractor. The latest New Holland tractor is known as a T1110 Boomer compact tractor.

It has been claimed that the compact New Holland tractor possesses 28 horsepower. With this in mind the New Holland tractor, despite being of a compact size, offers a decent level of engine power. The New Holland tractor in question is larger that a...


New Holland Tractors Enter 100 Horsepower Category 19/03/2008
The new T5000 series of New Holland tractors consists of four models, and promises a wide range of specifications and power levels. The new range of New Holland tractors has looked to appeal to mainly dairy and livestock farmers because of the level of versatility offered by the New Holland tractors.

This new range of New Holland tractors, the T5000 series of New Holland tractors contains four models. The models include the T5060 New Holland tractor which offers horsepower of 106 ho...


T-series John Deere Combine Range 17/03/2008
John Deere combine harvesters have offered the T series of John Deere combine harvesters for sale. The T series of John Deere combine harvesters were introduced by John Deere so as to meet a demand for higher output combine harvesters. John Deere currently has large rotary harvesters which work to harvest large spaces. However, T Series John Deere combine harvesters work to harvest straw, and these particular John Deere combine harvesters offer additional threshing components. To add ...


Investors Of John Deere Tractors 16/03/2008
It has been revealed that tractors, including John Deere tractors, are becoming a hit new vehicle to invest in. This is due to the increasing profits which are potentially available from investment into the agriculture industry. This is arguably a result of the increase in demand from Asia for meat and grain.

John Deere tractors have been seen to profit from the rising investment interest demonstrated by shares sales. It has been reported that John Deere tractors have experienced a fa...


Case Ih Combines Sales Doubled 10/03/2008
It has been reported that the agricultural machinery and equipment manufacturer, Case IH has doubled the number of combine harvesters sold in the UK. These figures regarding Case IH combines were referring to combine harvesters sold in 2007, in contrast to those sold in 2006.

In particular, these figures relate to the sales of Case IH Axial Flow combine harvesters. The rise in sales of Case IH combine harvesters was not the only rise in sales of their machinery, as there was also a r...


Kubota Tractors Create New Distribution Facility 08/03/2008
Kubota Tractor Corporation recently announced that they had intentions to build a distribution centre in Jefferson, USA.

It has been reported that the distribution centre of Kubota tractors will be located behind the Kubota Industrial Equipment building in an Industrial Park in Jefferson, USA which at present manufacturers Kubota tractor equipment, including Kubota loaders and Kubota backhoes.

The centre planned for the distribution of Kubota tractors is expected to employ...


A Rise In Demand For New Holland Combine Harvesters? 05/03/2008
It would appear that in Canada, there has been a rise in the sales of farm equipment and machinery, including, for example, New Holland combine harvesters. Many manufacturers have reported in Canada have reported that their stock reserves are ever diminishing as a result of producer demand for farm equipment which has risen to one of the highest level in a long time.

It has been reported that a manager fro New Holland, the manufacturer of New Holland combine harvesters, has suggeste...


Tractors Feature In Cortez Expo 04/03/2008
The Four States Agricultural Exposition is soon to take place, and has seen a number of preparations taking place this week. A number of tractors, horse trailers and other farm equipment have begun to move into the expo, and it has been argued that this year looks to surpass the last with tractors and farm equipment taking the forefront.

The exposition which features farm equipment and tractors will feature new exhibits. In addition, the annual event featuring tractors and farm equip...


Bobcat Release New Compact Tractors 01/03/2008
Construction manufacturing giant, Bobcat, has released a new range of tractors, notably compact tractors.

The compact tractors introduced by Bobcat have been decided so as to assist farmers in the completion of a variety of tasks. The new Bobcat compact tractors are created with a number of audiences in mind. For example, the compact tractors are suitable for, in addition to farmers, ranchers, commercial landscapers, groundskeepers and homeowners.

The compact tractors will...


South Africa See Rise In Sales Of Combine Harvesters 11/02/2008
There has been a rise in sales of combine harvesters in South Africa this month. There has been a rise of around 30% in combine harvester sales compared with sales in January 2007.

The South African Agricultural Machinery Association has reported that there have been increases in the sales in tractors, balers and combine harvesters.

There have been additional rises in sales of combine harvesters elsewhere in the world, with leading manufacturer New Holland reporting incre...


Australia To Face Combine Harvester Shortage? 09/02/2008
It has been reported that, as Australian farmers surface from a number of less than satisfactory farming seasons, the nation may face shortages of farm equipment and machinery, including items such as tractors and combine harvesters. It can be claimed that as a result of the increased strength of the market in North America, that there is a growing pressure on manufacturers of, for example, combine harvesters, to manufacture and ship their combine harvesters. It has been suggested that this is ...


Health Food Grain Causes Problems For Combine Harvesters 08/02/2008
The growing popularity of health foods has brought to prominence a wholegrain known as Spelt. It has been argued that Spelt provides an abundance of nutrients in comparison to wheat, and is also more easily digestible.

Until recently, the grain, spelt, was regarded as most readily suited for use as animal feed. The popularity of spelt looks to be only hindered by its problematic harvesting by combine harvesters. Whereas modern wheat is relatively easy to harvest by combine harveste...


High Sales Of Case Ih Combine Harvesters 08/02/2008
Case IH combine harvesters have seen a great increase in popularity, alongside additional popularity increases of their Case IH tractors.In comparison to 2006, it has been reported that the manufacturer of Case IH combine harvesters has experienced retail sales of Case IH combine harvesters at almost double the rate.

The popularity of Case IH combine harvesters has been supplemented by the strengthening of the Case IH dealer network, which may appeal to customers of Case IH combine h...


Belarusian Combine Harvester Manufacturer Ships To Iran 07/02/2008
It has been reported that a Belarusian manufacturer of combine harvesters has begun stocking Iranian farmers with their combine harvesters. The combine harvester production corporation, Gomselmarsh, looks set to supply 10 combine harvesters to Iran.

Gomselmarsh is a production company which produces a number of agricultural machines and equipment, including combine harvesters, and farming machinery which can be used to cultivate soil, and harvest crops. It looks likely that this will b...


Sales Rise For The Tractor Trader 06/02/2008
It has been reported that sales for the used and new tractor trader look set to continue to rise. Arguably, this has led to tractor traders holding sales numbers which are their strongest in ten years, with over 15,000 tractors of over 50 horsepower being registered in 2007. It has been suggested by The Agricultural Engineers Association that this is a rise of around 14 per cent for used and new tractor traders, and is arguably the highest level recorded for tractor traders since 1996. Strong...


Financial Benefits Of Efficient Combine Harvesters 06/02/2008
It has been reported that despite the ostensible increases in the prices of fuel and fertiliser, the costs of establishment and harvest costs for farmers have dropped, in part due to the more efficient use of combine harvesters. Joint venture arable groups saw a prominent drop in establishment and harvest costs. It could be suggested that this was a result of savings in the use of diesel fuel, notably caused by the more efficient use of combine harvesters and other farm machinery and equipment. ...


Tractor Vandals Arrested 05/02/2008
The Nigerian Ministry of Agriculture has seen three of its senior officials arrested by Yobe State police. The senior officials have been arrested for allegedly vandalising tractors which belong to community agricultural services, through the ostensible removal of tractor units from the site of the Nigerian Ministry of Agriculture. It has been reported that the arrests of the alleged tractor vandals were made after local police were tipped off by other officials at the Ministry that the vandalis...


Tennessee Tractor Trader Predicts 2008 Profit Rise 05/02/2008
A tractor trader in Tennessee in the United States has predicted a rise in profits for the forthcoming year in its role as a tractor trader. Tractor Supply Co., which also sells other farm equipment and machinery, as well as being a tractor trader has claimed that it expects to see a rise in profits of around three per cent in 2008.

The tractor trader, Tractor Supply Co., has suggested that it will open from 95 to 100 new stores in 2008.In 2007, the tractor trader opened 89 sales outle...


Cheap Corn Makes Mexican Tractor Traders Suffer 05/02/2008
Mexican farmers and tractor traders have recently been protesting the entry of imported corn from the United States and Canada, which, because of its cheap pricing and ready availability, has lead to problems in Mexican farming, and has consequently affected the sales of Mexican tractor traders. On the 1st January 2008, the Mexican government has repealed the tariffs which had previously been placed on imported corn. Many of the protesting farmers are seeking a re-emergence of the 1994 free trad...


Tractor Traders Experience Popularity Of John Deere Brand 04/02/2008
The Agricultural Engineers Association has reported that John Deere is the most popular brand in the UK in 2006, as sold by tractor traders. Tractor traders have found that John Deere tractors have held just over a quarter of the market as sold by tractor traders in 2006, and has possessed the leading position in the tractor market as sold by tractor traders for nearly ten years.

An increase in sales for tractor traders has been suggested and this could be a result of a number of poi...


Fire Safety Officers Target Combine Farmers 04/02/2008
Fire safety officers have begun a campaign which targets farmers and their safety when using farm and agricultural equipment and machinery, including combines. The Welsh fire service in certain locales is offering farmers in particular areas the opportunity to have fire safety tests and fire alarm tests for free.

Such a move may assist in a reduction in home insurance for combine farmers and other agricultural workers, and has been backed by the Farmers’ Union of Wales. Because of th...


The Case For Electric Tractors 03/02/2008
Solar power and electricity is becoming an often favoured way of powering vehicles and machinery, with electric cars, and solar-powered panels assisting in providing energy for the home. Agriculture is a key industry which relies upon gas and diesel, non-renewable fuel sources which do not have infinite futures. Food production and distribution has become increasingly dependent on these fuels, with the transport of food to supermarkets, for example, reliant on petrol and diesel.

Electr...


200 Tractors Used In Yard Art 03/02/2008
A used car sales room owner in Mount Vernon, in Iowa in the United States has turned over two hundred tractors into a form of art. Around eight years ago, Paul Neal searched for some form of art to display in his yard, and after encountering a John Deere tractor, became a collector of tractors. Neal has collected around 225 tractors over an eight year period, and has a variety of branded tractors, including John Deere tractors, Oliver tractors, Massey Ferguson tractors, Allis-Chalmer Tractors, t...


Combine Farmers Find Joy On Most Depressing Day Of The Year 03/02/2008
Despite the 21st January being deemed by theorists and members of the public as being the most depressing day of the year due to post-Christmas and winter blues, it would seem that at least combine farmers found something to smile about. An annual survey conducted by Lloyds TSB Scotland found that there were positive attitudes towards farming, which evidently includes agricultural workers from a variety of specialist areas, including combine farmers. The survey produced many positive results, ...


Revolutionary Combine To Harvest Lighter Seeds 02/02/2008
A couple from Montana, USA have designed a combine with the harvesting of lighter seeds and crops in mind. Generally, combines are regarded as too heavy-handed in their potential implementation in the harvest of seeds. Despite popular belief that combines are suitable in the harvest of all seeds, it is clear that a combine is not actually mild enough to be used for all species of seed.

The specially designed Arbuckle Seedster combine has been specifically created with the harvest of li...


Irish Tractor Traders See Sales Rise 02/02/2008
Recent figures from the Republic of Ireland indicate that last year, tractor traders enjoyed sales of over 5000 new tractors. These figures of the sales of tractor traders were gathered by the Irish Farm Tractor and Machinery Trader Association, and was conducted by analysing the data if vehicle registrations. The figure represents a growing trend of tractor sales by tractor traders, and in the Republic of Ireland, these figures of tractor trader sales has been the highest in nearly 25 years. Th...


Indian Government Combats Tractor Shortage 02/02/2008
The Indian government has sought to combat shortages in tractors and farm machinery and equipment by allowing the Agricultural Engineering Department to loan to farmers. Indian farmers have suffered a crisis in shortages in tractors, farm machinery and farm equipment, and so this action for the Agricultural Engineering Department may be met with a welcome reception by farmers who are unable to complete mechanised farm tasks which require tractors and similar farm machinery.

Originally,...


Australian Combines Shortage 01/02/2008
Because of increasing global agricultural prices, it has been claimed that there is a potential farm machinery shortage looming in Australia, particularly in relation to combines. There has been a large level of imported farm machinery equipment, including combines into Australia, particularly from America, and consequently may make it increasingly difficult for Australian combine dealers to compete with American combine production.

It has been reported that combine harvesters which ...


Finland Sees Popularity Boost Of Combines 01/02/2008
Combines are a favourite of agricultural workers everywhere, due to their effectiveness and versatility to suit a variety of ploughing and harvesting needs. With this in mind, it is of little surprise that combines have recently enjoyed a surge in popularity and are experiencing improved worldwide sales. The recent rise in the popularity of combines has been induced by increasing prices for crops and grain on the global market, in addition to, in the newest state members of the European Union, t...


Indian Farmers Seek Smaller Tractors 01/02/2008
Farmers on relatively small Indian farms have begun to switch from larger and standard size tractors to smaller tractors with fewer than 30 horsepower. The northern states of India sees farmers more commonly implementing larger tractors, of up to 40 horsepower, though in the southern Indian states this is not as often the case, with farmers in locales such as Gujarat choosing to employ smaller tractors to complete agricultural tasks.

A huge percentage of the Gujarat tractor market rema...


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