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Agritechnica 2017 faces Agriculture 4.0 from a global perspective

It is not only about reducing emissions, the path of digitalization towards agriculture 4.0 (two steps beyond the "precision farming" and that the "Smart farming") goes towards a more global approach, which seeks the reduction of the footprint of carbon.

The ARGO group inaugurates its new facilities in Villamarciel (Valladolid)

On Friday 29th September AgriArgo Ibérica celebrated, together with its entire distribution network, the official opening of its new headquarters, which is located in the town of Villamarciel in Valladolid. Up to that point, all of its dealers, an important representative of the Italian parent company, including representatives of the family that owns the group, as well as several local authorities, moved. The Group's commitment to future and growth is reflected in its new headquarters in Spain, which is accompanied by a complete investment plan and actions aimed at achieving ambitious growth targets in the short and medium term, especially in the high-end segment power.
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Tejerina highlights the commitment of the Fira Agraria de Sant Miquel for precision farming

The Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environment, Isabel García Tejerina, inaugurated the 63rd edition of the Feria Agraria de Sant Miquel and the 32nd edition of Eurofruit, highlighting the fair's commitment to precision agriculture, whose clearest example is the use of drones. She also congratulated the organization for the record number of exhibitors, occupied area and foreign countries participating in this last edition. In the words of Garcí­a Tejerina, "we are in an interconnected and interdependent Europe" and pointed out that "thanks to joint agrarian policies, the European Union has become the world's leading exporter of agri-food products and that Spain's agri-food industry is the fourth European power and the world's eighth".
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Fendtgüinos 2017 culminates with a great success of participation

Once again Fendtgüinos has become the largest concentration of tractors in Spain. This year's edition was held last Thursday, September 21st in Linares (Jaén), culminating in a great success of call and public participation: a total of 341 Fendt machines were gathered between tractors, combine harvesters, packers and forage implements, in addition to about 4,000 people, the vast majority of professional farmers.

Fendt consolidates its full range of professional products in its strategy for 2020

At the international press conference held today, 8th September, to announce AGCO / FENDT's main lines of strategy for 2020, its Vice-President Peter-Josef Paffen highlighted the commitment to quality as "a quality which is not only in the final product but also in our communication with the customer "; the continuous improvement of its dealer network; the development of a wide and complete portfolio of products for its customers, through the full range offering that has been consolidating in recent years and is expected to complete in the future with a line of telescopic loaders, and the continuous effort in innovation, research and development, to offer better solutions to the farmer.
Lord Bamford outside JCB Headquarters, Rocester, Staffordshire.
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JCB grows sales 12% in 2016, with profit of 287 million pounds

JCB's sales volume for the year 2016 has been increased by 12%, according to the machine manufacturer from Staffordshire during the presentation in July of its economic results for that year. Also, and challenging market conditions, JCB has increased its profit during the past year by more than 34%.
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Jaime Hernani: "The export figures for agricultural machinery are really spectacular"

Interview for ECA AGRI to Jaime Hernani, general director of the Spanish Association of Manufacturers-Exporters of Agricultural Machinery and Components, Greenhouses, Crop Protection, Irrigation Systems, Livestock Equipment, Animal Health and Nutrition, Forestry, Biomass and Forest Machinery Post-harvest (Agragex), who analyzes for us the sales of agricultural machinery abroad.