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Read Article - 14 John Deere Machines and Counting

14 John Deere Machines and Counting

The yards at Langman Contracting Limited are liberally dotted with green and yellow John Deere machines. John Deere has been the staple choice for Greg Langman since he started farming. The Langmans have around 14 John Deere machines. They like to be able to meet as many of the farmers’ needs as they can, providing services like cartage and haulage, hay and silage, and maize and effluent.

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Read Article - Cass Brown - NZ John Deere Parts Technician of the Year

Cass Brown - NZ John Deere Parts Technician of the Year

Based at the Hamilton AGrowQuip Branch, Cass Brown works as a Parts Technician to support our Agriculture, Construction, Forestry, Golf and Turf Customers. She is dedicated, reliable, positive, and ensures that the job is done right the first time. This attitude has helped her gain recognition in her role - within 3 short years of entering the industry, Cass was named the New Zealand John Deere Parts Technician of the Year.

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Read Article - Meet our Finalists for John Deere Technician Award

Meet our Finalists for John Deere Technician Award

We have 3 of our team members selected from the pool of over 110 nominations between Australia and New Zealand. They will now move to the next step of judging process to compete with the best technicians of other John Deere dealers throughout Australasia. The winner will get $5,000 Bonus for Technician or $3,000 Bonus for Apprentice + All finalist will get $600 Travel voucher from John Deere to support our local tourism industry.

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Read Article - COVID Update - 31st September 2021

COVID Update - 31st September 2021

Our branches south of Auckland will be moving to Level 3 from midnight 31st August 2021. In Level 3 our Hamilton, Cambridge, Rotorua and Hastings branches will be at work but the stores will not be open directly to the public. We are pleased to be able to offer our customers a contactless service, sales and parts, with strict Covid 19 protocols in place. Please contact your nearest branch to talk to us about your needs. Our branches in Pukekohe and Silverdale will continue to be open to support our Essential Services customers only following level 4 protocols to ensure that you, our customer, and our team are kept safe.

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Read Article - Keeping it Green and Yellow

Keeping it Green and Yellow

Inside the Shed of John Deere Enthusiast Bruce Wallis Fourth generation Waikato dairy farmer and quarry owner, Bruce Wallis, has had a long relationship with the John Deere brand and has an extensive collection of John Deere machines and paraphernalia. Attracted by the brand’s quality and after service, Bruce’s love of the green and yellow tractors has grown into a pristine collection that fills an eight-bay round barn, and includes tractors, machinery and gators. The ultimate man-cave, this shed is a regular meeting place for Bruce and his like-minded mates, as well as housing an interesting representation of the evolution of John Deere machines and branded items.

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Read Article - StarFire™ Receiver 20-2 Mandatory Update

StarFire™ Receiver 20-2 Mandatory Update

A mandatory software update is required for all StarFire 3000 and 6000 receivers. Update 20-2 allows new satellite compatibility with signal changes after January 2021 enabling uninterrupted operation.

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Read Article - What Contractor John Austin Has To Say About Wide Body Deere Forage Harvesters

What Contractor John Austin Has To Say About Wide Body Deere Forage Harvesters

Waikato contractor John Austin shared his thoughts on the John Deere Forage Harvesters he's purchased from AGrowQuip Cambridge with NZ Rural Contractor & Large Scale Farmer Magazine.

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Read Article - We are proud to be a PREQUAL safety assessed company

We are proud to be a PREQUAL safety assessed company

AGrowQuip is committed to the Health & Safety of our staff, customers and community. We are proud to have achieved our second PREQUAL contractor pre-qualification!

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Read Article - John Deere wins Silver at Agritechnia with the new X9 Combine

John Deere wins Silver at Agritechnia with the new X9 Combine

John Deere showcased the brand-new X9 combine last week at the Agritechnica 2019 event - designed for farmers facing tough harvesting conditions.

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Read Article - Scherer now available through AGrowQuip

Scherer now available through AGrowQuip

AGrowQuip has recently gained the distribution rights for Scherer in New Zealand, a leader in kernel processor technology.

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Read Article - Win-win as contractor and AGrowQuip work together to support Waikato farmers

Win-win as contractor and AGrowQuip work together to support Waikato farmers

When Nathan and Sarah Wilson and Allan Hall established their contracting business Hall & Wilson Ltd in 2014, they ran a John Deere 7380 self-propelled forage harvester for the first two years. They then upgraded to a John Deere 8500 model.

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Read Article - 10 Reasons to Buy Yetter

10 Reasons to Buy Yetter

AGrowQuip has recently become the authorised national distributor for Yetter Farm Machinery, and stock a wide range of their equipment at our Cambridge Branch. Here's 10 reasons why you should buy better by buying Yetter:

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Read Article - John Deere 6250R a reliable Powerhouse

John Deere 6250R a reliable Powerhouse

Waikato Contractor Tony Hart know John Deere tractors. He has run them for 14 years and currently has a fleet of 20. Tony says the John Deere 6250R is powerful, maneuverable and simple to operate.

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Read Article - Celebrating Dairy Farming in NZ

Celebrating Dairy Farming in NZ

John Deere and AGrowQuip are proud to support the Dairy Farming Industry, who put in the hard yards..

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Read Article - Thinking about an upgrade to a 100HP?

Thinking about an upgrade to a 100HP?

Okoroire is well known for its Hot Springs, but also home to some of the best dairy farms in the Waikato. One such operation, trading as JV Mitchell is run on a day to day basis by James Mitchell, the third generation to do so in the fifty years the family has been involved with the property. Having run John Deere tractors in the past, latterly in the shape of a model 5085, when the decision came to upgrade from 80 to 100hp, Mitchell quickly realised that the John Deere 5100M tractors looked like the ideal solution.

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Read Article - 5100M ROPS put to the test

5100M ROPS put to the test

Like most dairy farms, its all about the cows, with a large part of each season focussed on growing good crops for grazing, while conserving the surplus for use I the winter. That means there’s always a need for reliable tractors and machinery to address the tasks that each new day brings. Having run John Deere tractors previously and looking for an upgrade, Les decided that the JD 6 Series were a little too large, so settled on the 5100M in a ROPS configuration and ideally suited to dairy operations.

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Read Article - What is Precision Ag?

What is Precision Ag?

Need to get up to scratch on the basics? Let us break it down for you.

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Read Article - Time for a Trade-in

Time for a Trade-in

Read More about Ray & Heather's mower that's earned its retirement.

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Read Article - Christmas is Coming!

Christmas is Coming!

We're sure you're just as excited for the festive season as we are. To enable our staff to spend some quality time with their families and friends we will be operating at reduced hours over Christmas and New Year.

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Read Article - AgrowQuip - for great pasture returns.

AgrowQuip - for great pasture returns.

We all know that the best quality haylage starts with great grass, but without a careful mowing process great grass guarantees nothing. For the best possible results, you need ground hugging machines with low disintegration losses coupled with precise operation that isn’t time consuming for the operator.

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