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REN Machinery – AGCO Dealership Changes Hands in Warragul Australia

REN Machinery, one of the longest serving machinery dealers in Warragul, Australia, has changed hands after 53 years of supporting their local community.

AGCO Managing Director and Vice President ANZ Warwick McCormick, along with staff, thanked the French family, the late Earl French and more recently Gary French, for their long involvement in supporting the various brands AGCO manufactures and distributes throughout Australia.

Taking over the Dealership and inheriting a tradition of service and professionalism from the French family, two local residents, Justin Kay and Brad Kinrade will now represent the Massey Ferguson, Fendt, Valtra and Iseki brands in Warragul and the surrounding districts

AGCO’s decision to appoint and support Justin and Brad in their new venture is an encouraging sign of the transition to a new generation of locally owned and operated dealerships that continue to support their local communities.

Justin and Brad thanked AGCO Australia for the confidence shown in their future plan to develop the local business and for the opportunity to be part of the ever increasing growth and diversity in products required for modern day farming practices.

“The brands that AGCO offer are all of premium quality and offer one of the most extensive product lines available to professional farmers, large and small alike and contractors in the Warragul region. We have confidence in the agricultural industry and look forward to offering these quality brands to existing and new R.E.N Machinery customers,” Justin and Brad said.

REN Machinery will continue operations from their existing Warragul premises.

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From left, Gary French retiring AGCO Dealer, Brad Kinrade and Justin Kay new AGCO principal Dealers.

4 Generations of Massey Ferguson

The AGCO marketing team for Australia and New Zealand recently visited  the Mazaris property in Werribee South, Australia, to get a better understanding of how Massey Ferguson has evolved alongside farmers.

The productive region is a tightly knit community only a short distance from the populous Melbourne, with furrows of vegetables growing to the roads edge, rich soil and good irrigation networks. The area supplies around 70% of lettuces consumed in Australia and has experienced adaption and change brought about through drought and tight market conditions.

Settling in the area in the 1930′s, Great Grand Father Mazaris purchased a Fergie to assist in tilling and to borrow an old cliche, the rest is history. Through four generations, the Mazaris’ have continued their connection with Massey Ferguson. The horsepower of their most recent purchase, the MF 7495,  allows for deeper tilling and increased speed while maintaining greater fuel efficiencies. The evolution of MF tractor technology is increasingly important on the Mazaris property as the cost of diesel inputs outstrip produce prices

The ability to do more with less looks likely to continue the Mazaris and Massey Ferguson connection for another generation to come.

Peter, Don and Ricky Mazaris with their MF7495

North West Farm Machinery – New AGCO Dealer in Australia

The prime agricultural area of Liverpool Plains and Upper Hunter Valley in Australia has a new AGCO dealer, North West Farm Machinery.

Known for its black soil that supports a mixture of broad acre cropping, livestock grazing and horse studs, the Liverpool Plains and Upper Hunter Valley has been home to North West Farm Machinery since Dealer Principle Roger Moylan opened the Quirindi business in 2003.

Roger’s passion and knowledge of farm equipment extends from the early years on his parent’s farm to over 23 years working in farm machinery sales. Employing 15 dedicated, local employees, Roger is also committed to supporting his local community, providing professional service in all aspects of the purchase and servicing of farming equipment, from Singleton to Gunnedah.

At the recent Dealer open day, visitors were welcomed to tour the business facilities and see the range of high quality Massey Ferguson, Fendt and Iseki products that North West Farm Machinery will offer. Positioning the business for future growth, North West Farm Machinery will provide a highly competitive product range and servicing for the broad variety of local farming demands and applications.

 

 

MF9500 Series Combine – ATV Competition Winners

Mixed farmers from central NSW Australia, Roger Booth & Kirsten Hutchings were the happy if not surprised winners of a Massey Ferguson MF20-MD ATV. The Couple went into the running to win the 20hp diesel powered 4×4 ATV unit after entering the recent  MF9500 Series Combine competition. Ignoring calls from an unfamiliar number for 3 days, Kirsten was in disbelief when she was finally delivered the good news that she had won the ATV worth $16,500. The MF20-MD made a very welcomed Christmas present when the whole family picked it up on Christmas eve from local dealer Serafin Ag Pro, Griffith. Congratulations Roger, Kirsten and family.

 

MF 9500 Series Combine, Australian Demonstrations 2012

MF9500 Series Combine demonstrations have taken place across Australian during the 2012 harvest. Hear about the machine’s performance from both owner operators and contractors.

MF 9500 Series Combine, Australian Demonstrations 2012. Part 2

MF 9500 Series Combine, Australian Demonstrations 2012. Part 3

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