Published on 22 August, 2019
Apollo Tyres, has initiated northern India's first full-administration farm/agribusiness tire outlet, in Kapurthala, Punjab. While comparable administration outlets exist for traveler vehicle and business vehicle tires, farm tires have not gotten satisfactory consideration as far as best in class administration centers, prepared faculty and a satisfying administration condition.
The Apollo Farm Zone is outfitted with a programmed tire changer, a legitimate tire show, and an Agronomist to manage the farmers in the tire choice procedure, they can sit and relax, while their tires get changed/adjusted. The Farm Zone is outfitted with a programmed tire inflator to quantify the perfect measure of expansion weight. Also, accessible would be the expert fix packs for best fix of the punctures or some other harms to the tires. Remarking on the initiation, Dominic Martin, Head Marketing, CV and OHT, Apollo Tires Ltd said "Every one of our clients are similarly significant for us. Our idea was, if traveler vehicle and business vehicle drivers merit an administration mindset and present-day retail offices in our Apollo Zones and Apollo CV Zones, so do the farmers. We are hoping to assemble a system of Apollo Farm Zones the nation over with practically all states having at least one such outlet to support the farmers.
" The organization is a main provider to the OEMs in this fragment with its innovatively produced items. For this Apollo Farm Zone, Kapurthala was picked as it is main agribusiness area with the Farmers in this locale being amazingly dynamic and high on automation, with world-class potato seeds being developed and sent to export market. Apollo Tires has numerous firsts surprisingly in the farm portion in India. It was the first organization in Quite a while to introduce farm radials under the 'Farm King' brand, which is India's #1 radial tractor tire having twofold the life of an ordinary inclination tire. The organization was the first to present a 23-lug farm tire, 'VIRAT 23' for hard soil application with longest tire life, most grounded footing and best cut obstruction.
Published on 22 August, 2019
CSIR-Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute said it is building up a little powered electronic tractor, which will be the least expensive in Indian market at minimal over Rs 1 lakh. The administration run innovative work wing is focusing to direct the principal preliminary trial of the tractor inside next one year at its Durgapur office in West Bengal.
"We are building up a battery-operated little tractor of 10 HP power. We are hoping to make a less weight item, which is effective for farmers having littler land bundles," CSIR-CMERI Director Harish Hirani. As of now, the item is at least necessity arrange and the specialists are hoping to have the principal fruitful trial in the following one year, he included. "The tractor will be outfitted with a lithium battery. We are at present taking a gander at the quality of the battery to run a 10 HP tractor. On one full charge, the tractor will keep running for 60 minutes," Hirani said.
Gotten some information about the expense of the tractor, he educated that CSIR-CMERI is attempting to create it with a generation cost of Rs 1 lakh for each unit. "This may not be the sale cost. Generally, the organization, which acquires the innovation from us, sells it with a premium. For instance, our Swaraj tractors were produced for Rs 1.35 lakh a unit, yet it is sold at around RS 2 lakh," the executive clarified. He said CSIR-CMERI is contributing around Rs 30 lakh to build up the battery worked tractor for the Indian market. On charging the tractors, Hirani they are working at to make solar charging stations in farmlands for continuous work by the Farmers. "We are intending to introduce solar panels boards in the field for the farmers, which will have battery charging centers. With an additional battery, the farming work by the tractor can continue for the entire day," he included. CSIR-CMERI is known for building up the 'Swaraj' and 'Sonalika' brand of tractors, which are sold by various organizations the nation over.
While 'Swaraj' is claimed by Mahindra and Mahindra, 'Sonalika' is delivered and promoted by International Tractors Ltd. The research foundation has created different post-harvest technologies for washing, cutting and drying of produce and have introduced them in numerous North Eastern states.
Published on 21 August, 2019
Deere and Co. declared an audit of expenses after a mix of the U.S.- China trade war and awful climate marked its quarterly benefits, constraining the organization to trim its entire year income gauge for the second time in the previous three months. Financial specialists cheered the choice to control costs, sending its shares up 3.1% at $148.07.
It will diminish production by 20% at its offices in Illinois and Iowa in the second of half of the year. The cuts will affect the Production of huge tractors. The remarks came after Deere's production costs in the second from last quarter shot up by 2 percent focuses from a quarter prior. However, entire year creation expenses are anticipated to be over its past evaluations. Deere presently expects the entire year overall gain of $3.2 billion in yearly deals development of 4%, lower than the pay of $3.3 billion on deals increments of about 5% anticipated before.
"Worries about overseas market access, close term interest for wares, for example, soybeans, and generally crop conditions, have made numerous farmer delay equipment buys," said Chief Executive Officer Samuel Allen. Opponent agrarian machine creators AGCO Corp and CNH Industrial have also cut production to keep stock in accordance with the retail request. The year-long levy war between the United States and China has cut the export income of American farmers. China imported $9.1 billion of U.S. farm equipment produced in 2018, down from $19.5 billion of every 2017, as per the American Farm Bureau.
Deere expects industry sale of farm equipment to be about equivalent to a year ago in the United States and Canada, which record for 60% of its general business. Deals in the area were prior anticipated to be level to up 5% prior. For the quarter finished July 28, balanced benefits came in at $2.71 per share, beneath $2.85 per offer expected by examiners in a Refinitiv IBES study. Deals at its agribusiness and turf fragment, the greatest source of the organization's incomes, declined 6% year-on-year during the quarter. Generally, farm equipment deals were down 3%.
Published on 20 August, 2019
कम ट्रैक्टर्स बिक्री ने भारत के सबसे बड़े ट्रैक्टर निर्माण महिंद्रा एंड महिंद्रा को लगभग 1,500 संक्षिप्त मजदूरों को इस वित्तीय वर्ष में कम करने में मजबूर किया है। संगठन ने अतिरिक्त रूप से अपनी 12,000 करोड़ रुपये की उद्यम योजनाओं में भी 15-20% की कमी का फैसला किया है। प्रबंध निदेशक पवन गोयनका ब्याज की स्थिति के बारे में बताते हैं और कहते हैं कि एमएंडएम त्योहारी सीजन में अपनी उम्मीदों पर कायम है। जबकि गोयनका कहते हैं कि क्षितिज पर एक भी आशा की किरण नहीं नजर आती है इसके कारन ही रोजगार के दुर्भाग्य का सामना करना पड़ रहा हैं, खासकर डीलर्स और वेंडर को , अगर त्योहारी सीजन के दौरान अनुरोध नहीं मिलता है तो उनमें से कुछ विफल भी हो सकते हैं।
Published on 20 August, 2019
Weak demand has driven Mahindra and Mahindra, India's biggest tractor manufacturer, to decrease around 1500 brief laborers count this financial year. The organization has additionally decided to decrease 15-20 % of its Rs 12,000-crore venture plans. Managing director Pawan Goenka addresses about the interest condition and says M&M is sticking its expectations on the festive season. While there are a not many green shoots on the horizon, says Goenka, more employment misfortunes can be normal, particularly on the seller and vendor front, if the request does not get during the festive season. Some of them may even fail.
Published on 20 August, 2019
Price crises in potato costs has implied restless evenings for Anubhav Kumar. A young sales executive with a tractor producer, Kumar isn't a farmer, yet five years into the activity he realizes it too well that his prospects are firmly attached to that of cultivators. "Potato is the primary money crop here in Mathura and Agra, and since farmers are selling at a misfortune, most have delayed their plans to replace their agricultural machineries or buy new ones," said Kumar.
At the tractor showroom in Raya town of Mathura, where this discussion occurred, the proprietor of the shop, Narendra Singh, sat discreetly by Kumar. His client for the day is a little farmer, who needs to purchase a 12-year-old utilized tractor for somewhat about 1 lakh, about a fifth of what another one would cost. "Typically, I sell somewhere in the range of six and seven tractors consistently. In July, not a solitary piece was sold… this has never occurred before," said Narendra Singh. In any event a fifth of the farmers who have purchased tractors in Kumar's business region of Agra can't reimburse their advances. In the previous couple of months, tractor deals have done by in excess of a third from a year sooner. "Farmers are delaying replacing tires too, which cost 12,000 a couple," said Singh.
The present wholesale potato prices of 250-300 (contrasted with about 350 it costs a farmer to grow a 50kg sack, in addition to storage costs) implies nobody is profiting, fights Kumar. His math is basic: "When costs cross 500, farmers replace tires; when it crosses 700 per pack, they consider obtaining expensive equipment like tractor." The little distance from the shop lives Balram Singh, a 30-year-old farmer from Agra. He presently works at the place of the sarpanch of Suraj town in Raya and inclines toward avoiding his town in Agra. "I bought a tractor in mid of 2018, however that was a misstep. For as long as couple of months I have not paid the loan instalments… the agents continue visiting my home, so it is better to live here," said Balram Singh. The sliding interest for tractors isn't limited to the potato belt of Uttar Pradesh. Numbers from the Tractor Manufacturers Association demonstrated that local deals crosswise over India fell by 14.4% among April and July, contrasted with those the prior year. Subsequent to enlisting a strong 24% development in 2017-18, tractor deals backed off to 7.8% in 2018-19.
The delay in arrival of the monsoon, combined with shortage rainfall, hosed farmers opinion prompting a respite period for the tractor business, said Raman Mittal, Executive director at Sonalika International Tractors Ltd, a leading manufacturer. As indicated by Mittal, deals were affected in eastern and southern states just as Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra sales of heavy agricultural apparatus like tractors are probably not going to see a recovery till crop harvesting starts in October, when farmers sell their crop yield and start arrangements for winter planting. We can anticipate (deals) development to settle in the following couple of months starting with celebrations in the September quarter, said Mittal from Sonalika Tractors. However, much will rely upon how costs of key yields like soybean, cotton and pulses fare.
Published on 16 August, 2019
The central agriculture ministry decided to launch another progressive application which will assist the country farmers with accessing cutting-edge technology in a moderate cost at their doorsteps. With this new versatile application, farmers can book and contract all the costly farm implements which is past the compass for any normal little farmers.
Remembering the known application 'Uber', the legislature named it 'Uber for Tractors' which intends to reach and associate among the grass root level individuals and farmers as Uber interfaces with taxis.
"We need farmers to have moderate access to cutting-edge technology at their doorsteps," says an Agriculture Ministry official. "There are currently in excess of 38,000 custom hiring centers (CHCs) the nation over, which lease 2.5 lakh bits of agricultural equipment each year. Before the month's over, we intend to introduce another versatile application to productively interface farmers with these CHCs, much the same as Uber associates you to taxis". The CHC application is now open for enrollments by the farmers, social orders, and business visionaries. Up until now, just about 26,800 CHCs have enlisted to offer more than one lakh bits of farm equipment’s for contract. Once the application is formally introduced, farmers who need to benefit this facility and hire equipment, can enlist utilizing their names, locations, and mobile numbers, and after that punch in their prerequisites.
There is additionally a rating framework in the application which will enlist input from both the CHC and the farmers, enabling clients to settle on educated choices. This application will also make a significant database for arrangement producers, who can follow the utilization and cost of farm equipment. The framework would also follow the use of innovation that the administration wants to advance.
Published on 13 August, 2019
Auto maker Mahindra and Mahindra is bringing a toy tractor. Information about this has been tweeted by Anand Mahindra himself. He tweeted that, we are bringing Mahindra NOVO Tractor. This tractor is smaller than you would not have imagined. He believes that for the youth of the country who are contributing to agriculture, it is like a magnificent gift.
The Mahindra NOVO Tractor is fully electric that can be controlled with the help of a remote. With the help of this tractor, farming will become much easier. It is a 12V electric tractor with 3 (forward + reverse) gear transmission. Speed lock function has also been included in this tractor. There is no information about the price of this tractor.
Mahindra and Mahindra (M&M) is planning to expand in the electric vehicle segment rapidly. Recently, Chairman of the company Anand Mahindra had said in the 73rd annual AGM of the company that a 'major fundamental change' is taking place in the auto industry and it is time to take advantage of that change. The company will launch 3-4 electric cars in the coming two and a half years.
Published on 13 August, 2019
ऑटो निर्माता कंपनी महिंद्रा एंड महिंद्रा एक छोटा इलेक्ट्रिक ट्रैक्टर ला रही है। इस बात की जानकारी खुद आनंद महिंद्रा ने ट्वीट करके दी है। उन्होंने ट्वीट किया कि, हम महिंद्रा नोवो ट्रैक्टर ला रहे हैं। यह ट्रेक्टर उससे छोटा है जिसकी आपने कल्पना नहीं की होगी। उनका मानना है कि देश के युवाओं के लिए जो कृषि में योगदान दे रहे हैं, यह एक शानदार उपहार की तरह है।
Mahindra NOVO Tractor पूरी तरह से इलेक्ट्रिक है जिसे रिमोट की मदद से नियंत्रित किया जा सकता है। इस ट्रैक्टर की मदद से खेती करना काफी आसान हो जाएगा। यह 12V इलेक्ट्रिक ट्रैक्टर है जिसमें 3 (फॉरवर्ड + रिवर्स) गियर ट्रांसमिशन है। इस ट्रैक्टर में स्पीड लॉक फंक्शन को भी शामिल किया गया है। इस ट्रैक्टर की कीमत के बारे में कोई जानकारी नहीं है।
महिंद्रा एंड महिंद्रा (M & M) इलेक्ट्रिक वाहन खंड में तेजी से विस्तार करने की योजना बना रही है। हाल ही में, कंपनी के अध्यक्ष आनंद महिंद्रा ने कंपनी के 73 वें वार्षिक एजीएम में कहा था कि ऑटो उद्योग में एक 'प्रमुख मूलभूत परिवर्तन' हो रहा है और उस परिवर्तन का लाभ उठाने का समय आ गया है। कंपनी आने वाले ढाई साल में 3-4 इलेक्ट्रिक कार लॉन्च करेगी।
Published on 13 August, 2019
International Tractors, which makes the Sonalika and Solis brands of tractors revealed a 108 percent increased volume at 1,861 units in July. “We have recorded a 108 percent development in our July volume by charging 1,861 tractors against 906 units in a similar period a year ago," the Punjab-based farm equipment manufacturer said.
"We have broken our past record and protected top position in overseas market with a triple digit development of 108 percent in July," Deepak Mittal, managing director said, including the aggregate deals in the April-July period remained at 5,155 units. Vital associations with worldwide brands like Yanmar o Japan and Argo of Italy have Supported the organization to grow a lot quicker in the worldwide markets particularly in the European, US and Saarc markets, he said.
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