European farmers bought three times more Russian-made agricultural machinery during the first eight months of this year than they did for the same period in 2014. Data from Rosagromash, the Russian
French fertiliser spreader and seed drill manufacturer Sulky-Burel has opened a UK sales subsidiary. Part of the company’s strategy to develop the brand in European export markets, after France and
Continued weak global demand for farm and construction equipment could result in John Deere’s worldwide sales decline by around 7% next year. The effects of lower commodity prices and stagnant farm
It is busy on the arable equipment market with new Chinese players Zoomlion and Foton Arbos both keen to add cultivators, ploughs and drills to the European portfolio. So too is CNH, and at
Preliminary results from a survey of over 5,350 Agritechnica visitors reveals two main points - farmers are planning to invest less during the next two years and average farm size continues to
Sales of tractors and agricultural machinery in all major European markets and for almost all product groups has fallen across the board this year. However, CEMA – the European association of
Rather than ploughing in a maize stubble, German-firm BioMaRo is looking to develop a new market with a technique that ‘harvests’ the remaining stems and surface residues for putting through a...
Following the boom years of 2008 and 2011, 2015 will be remembered by farm machinery manufacturers as a difficult business year, with tractor and combine markets in all regions down by around 10%.
Agritechnica certainly lived up to its reputation as the world’s largest and most popular farm machinery show, but behind the scenes manufacturers are struggling and farm machinery sales have fallen
Tractor manufacturers were putting on a brave face at Agritechnica last week, but the current state of the industry is far from rosy. Take AGCO, for example, which has lost US$3 billion in sales
Zetor is not just celebrating 70 years of tractor making this year, but also looking ahead to the next seven decades. That was the main message to come out of an international press conference staged
Manitou has upgraded its standard operator controls that are common across its range of telehandlers. A number of boom functions can now be automated so that, at a flick of the ‘Stormtrooper’s...