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May Bank Holiday Open Hours

May Bank Holiday Open Hours

4/05/2018

We are open for the following hours: Chilbolton: Saturday 26th May - 08:00 - 12:00  (on call pm - call 01264 860 532) Sunday 27th May - Closed  (on-call - call 01264 860 532) Monday 28th May - 08:00 - 16:30 Isle of Wight: Saturday 26th May - 08:00 - 12:00 Sunday 27th May - Closed (on call) Monday 28th May - Closed (on ...

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We’re hiring!

We’re hiring!

11/07/2018

Our Chilbolton branch is looking to hire: An Automotive Technician, please apply here. Our Tilshead branch is looking to hire: A Sprayer technician, please apply here. A Parts Apprentice, please apply here.  

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Open Farm Sunday 2018

Open Farm Sunday 2018

4/06/2018

John Deere is once again supporting Open Farm Sunday as the machinery sponsor for this year’s event, which takes place on June 10th, 2018 and has as its theme ‘The Great British Farm Day’. Organised by LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming), Open Farm Sunday will see hundreds of farmers across the country opening their gates to the public ...

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John Deere Demos New Sprayer at Cereals Event

John Deere Demos New Sprayer at Cereals Event

14/05/2018

Featuring the new PowrSpray solution system, a larger 5000-litre capacity spray tank and an ultra-lightweight but extremely strong carbon fibre boom, John Deere’s R4050i self-propelled sprayer will be demonstrated for the first time in the Sprays & Sprayers arena at Cereals 2018. Able to spray at widths of 18 or 36m, the high-performance ...

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New John Deere Machines at May’s Grassland Events

New John Deere Machines at May’s Grassland Events

1/05/2018

John Deere will be featuring the new generation HarvestLab 3000 crop constituent/manure sensing system and V400 Series variable chamber round baler for the first time at three major grassland events in May. The machines can be seen working at Grassland UK in Somerset on May 10, the Royal Welsh Grassland Event in Powys on May 16 (where John ...

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Combine Schools 2018

Combine Schools 2018

23/04/2018

You are invited to combine training schools at our Chilbolton branch 26th - 29th June 2018. Sessions will run from 09:00 - 16:00  daily, and will include lunch which will be served from 12:00  - 13:00.   Tuesday 26th June - T Series FT4 (with AdBlue) Wednesday 27th June - T Series iT4 Thursday 28th June - S600 Friday 29th June - ...

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John Deere wins TechAgro gold and silver medals

John Deere wins TechAgro gold and silver medals

23/04/2018

Innovation is the driving force behind John Deere’s ongoing programme of creating and developing intelligent solutions. At the recent TechAgro show in Brno, the company’s research and development efforts have once again been recognised with the award of gold and silver medals for its latest combine and planter technology. John Deere’s ...

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100 Years of John Deere Tractors

100 Years of John Deere Tractors

14/03/2018

One hundred years ago today, Deere & Company entered the tractor business. The biggest success story in the agricultural machinery industry started with the Waterloo Boy in the Midwest of the United States. Today John Deere is the world’s leading manufacturer of agricultural tractors, and the company produces ‘intelligent’ tractors in 12 ...

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Lackham College Reunion

Lackham College Reunion

12/03/2018

If you were an ex-student or member of staff at Lackham College of Agriculture prior to 1980, then you are invited to a reunion on Saturday 23rd June 2018 at 11:00 am at Lackham House. There will be a buffet lunch and refreshments and a great chance to catch up with colleagues you maybe haven't seen in years. To find out more, visit the ...

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John Deere to Acquire King Agro

John Deere to Acquire King Agro

8/03/2018

Deere & Company has signed a definitive agreement to acquire King Agro, a leading, privately-held manufacturer of carbon fibre technology products with headquarters in Valencia, Spain and a production facility in Campana, Argentina. “This transaction provides John Deere customers with the chance to benefit further from King Agro’s ...

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AutoTrac Schools 2018

AutoTrac Schools 2018

10/01/2018

We are pleased to announce that we will be hosting AutoTrac training schools at our Chilbolton branch on the week commencing 5th of February. ***MONDAY IS NOW FULLY BOOKED*** Monday 5th February, 9am start at Chilbolton. - training will cover Generation 3, based on the 2630 display but is relevant for the 2600 display also. The format is ...

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R.Hunt Ltd awarded the Kramer Franchise

R.Hunt Ltd awarded the Kramer Franchise

8/09/2017

As of August 2017 R.Hunt Ltd were awarded the Kramer agricultural franchise for Hampshire, Wiltshire, Berkshire, Surrey and the Isle of Wight. We are now agricultural and construction dealers for Kramer, offering everything from KL series compact wheeled loaders that made Kramer famous in the UK and Europe, up to KT series 5.5 ton 9 metre ...

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Machine Sync in the field

Machine Sync in the field

8/09/2017

Winner of a DLG Silver Medal at Agritechnica 2011, John Deere’s Machine Sync machine to machine communication system has been in operation during the 2017 cereal harvest with several UK customers. Designed for use with combines and tractors, Machine Sync enables machines to exchange data on the move to improve the efficiency of the harvesting ...

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John Deere introduces new automated combines

John Deere introduces new automated combines

7/09/2017

The most advanced grain harvesting technology from front to back is featured in the combines and headers John Deere is introducing for 2018. Four new S700 Series rotary combine models – the S770, S780, S785 and S790 for the UK and Irish markets – offer producers significant improvements in ‘smart’ technology, operator comfort and data ...

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New variable chamber round balers from John Deere

New variable chamber round balers from John Deere

6/09/2017

John Deere is introducing a complete range of new V400 Series variable chamber round balers for the 2018 season, to replace the existing 800 and 900 Series models. These high capacity balers have been designed to work more efficiently and productively in all crop conditions from wet grass to dry, brittle straw, offering farmers and contractors ...

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Deere & Kramer Form Strategic Alliance

Deere & Kramer Form Strategic Alliance

10/07/2017

John Deere announced last week that it has invested in Kramer-Werke GmbH in order to emphasise the ambition to establish a long-term alliance. Both companies have agreed, subject to antitrust approval, to provide material handling equipment solutions for distribution through the John Deere dealer network under the Kramer trademark. This new ...

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John Deere introduces two new battery mowers

John Deere introduces two new battery mowers

19/05/2017

John Deere has introduced two cordless battery powered models to its extensive range of petrol and electric walk-behind mowers for residential customers. Thanks to the latest Lithium-Ion battery technology, there are no cables, petrol or pollution to worry about.  Suitable for areas of grass up to 400m² or 500m², the cordless mowers are ...

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John Deere at Cereals 2017

John Deere at Cereals 2017

16/05/2017

John Deere’s new record-breaking 8400R tractor makes its first appearance at the Cereals Event in June this year (stand no. 116). The 400hp 8400R tractor recently set three new world records for fuel efficiency (field and transport) and maximum drawbar performance at the DLG test station in Germany. It beat its nearest competitors by almost ...

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R.Hunt Ltd Newsletter

R.Hunt Ltd Newsletter

20/04/2017

Having started a quarterly newsletter at the beginning of 2017, we are pleased to release issue 2. In this issue we discuss the latest product launches from Germany including the new 5R and 6R tractors, the UK's first John Deere Draper headers available for demonstration, the dates for the upcoming Combine Schools for 2017 and the importance of ...

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We are hiring!

We are hiring!

12/04/2017

We are looking to hire for the following roles within our growing dealership: Isle of Wight: Turf Technician -  apply here Isle of Wight: Ag Technician -  apply here Please follow the link and apply via the John Deere recruitment system.

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Ryde Inshore Rescue

Ryde Inshore Rescue

10/03/2017

Our Isle of Wight depot have sold a rather novel John Deere tractor,  that has been wrapped and is now red! It has been delivered to Ryde Inshore Rescue, who are an independent lifeboat station, to bring the lifeboats up the beach.      

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Appointment of Group Business Development Manager

Appointment of Group Business Development Manager

9/09/2016

It is my great pleasure to announce that effective from the 3rd October 2016, Paul Burnett will join R.Hunt Ltd as Group Business Development Manager. Paul will be joining the management team and will be responsible for optimising and standardising processes across the group, identifying new business opportunities and will assume ...

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Out of Hours Contacts

Out of Hours Contacts

28/07/2016

If you need to contact any of the depots outside our standard open hours, then please use the contact details below.         Chilbolton Parts - 07900 967 896 Workshop - 07802 913 143 Sales - 07777 661 006 Isle of Wight Parts - 07983 753 182 Workshop - 07983 753 182 Sales - 07525 060 ...

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John Deere Lawn Care

John Deere Lawn Care

27/04/2016

We are pleased to announce that R.Hunt Ltd have recently been awarded the John Deere Lawn Care franchise.Why not visit our showrooms and explore the range of John Deere ride-on and walk behind lawn mowers, or explore the range online here. As the long established dealer for Wiltshire, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, we offer a full range of ...

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MyJohnDeere.com

MyJohnDeere.com

6/03/2015

Do you know about MyJohnDeere.com? It is the AG portal to run and manage all of your operations! - You simply have to log on to see how your operations are doing. It´s easy to use. It´s connected to your machines and fields. It shows you their location history, field boundaries and yield maps. It´s open for everybody and its free of ...

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