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John Deere Restoration Projects on the rise

John Deere restoration projects are becoming popular amongst older farmers who are unable to let part ways with their John Deere parts. In a time of economic depression it has never been more important to recycle and restore! 

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Strong demand for used farm machinery at Shrewsbury Auction centre

There was some strong demand for used farm machinery at the bi-monthly plant and agricultural machinery collective auction at Shrewsbury Auction Centre. Over 1,000 lots of agricultural machinery were on sale with fierce demand from bidders from across the UK and Ireland. The top price of the auction was £15,500 for a New Holland TS110…

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Caterpillar Parts Extend their Warranty

Caterpillar Parts Marine Power Systems announced they will be increasing the warranty on Cat Parts used in marine applications. The warranty will increase from 6 months to one year and will apply to parts bought on or after June 1st, 2012. Some of the parts covered in this warranty increase include: Cat Marine Engines, Cat…

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John Deere and Hitachi’s Joint Venture Expands

The Deere-Hitachi Construction Machinery Corporation have plenty of reasons to celebrate. It has been revealed that the joint venture between equipment manufacturing giants John Deere and Hitachi are to invest US$97 million in the company which is set to increase capacity at their US operations in Kernersville and North Carolina. According to Deere-Hitachi, this expansion…

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Poor summer sees a rise in sales of specialist farm machinery

Whilst the summer proved disastrous for many farmers with the wet weather making it difficult to harvest crops and allowing for poor grazing in water logged fields, it has proved to have some benefits for agriculture business sectors with an increased demand for specialist farm machinery that will provide solutions to the problems posed by…

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John Deere’s New Technology

John Deere have announced that will be adding a remote tracking device to their machinery shortly. This will mean that in over 43 countries, 40,000 John Deere vehicles will be tracked. This technology will let engineers know when a part is due to be changed. The engineer can then go on site and change any…

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Machinery Restoration Success Story!

Three men in New Zealand put their creative caps and have come up with the brilliant initiative whereby old machinery are revamped and given a new lease of life. From water pumps to car motors Brian Clark, Barry O’Loughlin and Graham Calver will find a way to restore it back to health! As you can…

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John Deere Parts & Co. lowers full year forecast

In America and international markets farm machinery maker John Deere Parts & Co. said Wednesday it lowered its full-year forecast after missing third-quarter analysts’ expectations because of weaker international demand and production delays. Shares fell 6.28 percent, closing at $75.10 per share, the biggest drop since April 2011. The Moline, Ill.-based Deere said quarterly net…

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Farmers to condemn changes to proposed grants assessments

A new revival of the student grants scheme which will hit students from farming backgrounds looks set to be met with hostility from various farming groups. The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association (ICSA) has described as “lunacy” proposed changes to the assessments of third level maintenance grants. It is thought that the upcoming changes…

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Tullamore Show – Machinery expo

Last weekend the spotlight was on agriculture and farming as the Tullamore show, the biggest agricultural show of the year took place last Sunday 12th August. It was quite fitting that a show which is dubbed the “Olympics of Agriculture” with 21 gold medals being given to the countries best livestock, would be held on…

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