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12/11/2018

Bring your friends and family, and join us in celebrating Christmas with mulled wine, mince pies, and 10% off everything in the showroom, including John Deere clothing for all ages, Tractor Ted clothes and toys (at selected branches), tools, John Deere lawn mowers, toys, work wear and parts. Our Chilbolton branch will have a visit from Father ...

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Exciting times for Hunt Forest Group with new expanded turf area

Exciting times for Hunt Forest Group with new expanded turf area

19/10/2018

Exciting times at Hunt Forest Group as we tee off in our new expanded golf and turf area. We are growing, if you are in turf or construction let’s make sure its together. John Deere dealer Winchester Garden Machinery Ltd has decided to relinquish its professional golf & turf business at the end of October 2018, while retaining Deere’s ...

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John Deere introduces new 8600 forager

John Deere introduces new 8600 forager

10/09/2018

Driven by the market demand for more power, more efficiency and more productivity in self-propelled forage harvesters with a transport width of less than 3m, John Deere is introducing an additional model to its current 8000 Series line-up for 2019. Originally launched in 2014as the entry levelwide body SPFH model in the series, the 8600 will ...

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John Deere introduces four new foragers up to 970hp

John Deere introduces four new foragers up to 970hp

10/09/2018

Building on the success of the 8000 Series, John Deere has announced four new self-propelled forage harvester models from 625 to 970hp. The 9000 Series features the latest forage harvesting technology and will provide customers with 10 per cent more productivity while at the same time consuming 10 per cent less fuel, compared to John Deere’s ...

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NEW FOREST FARM MACHINERY AND R.HUNT MERGER

NEW FOREST FARM MACHINERY AND R.HUNT MERGER

31/08/2018

The Hunt and Smales families are very pleased to announce that as of this week an agreement has been reached whereby R Hunt Ltd and New Forest Farm Machinery Ltd will merge to form a new company, Hunt Forest Group. New Forest Farm Machinery is a high performing Agricultural, Professional Turf, Homeowner and Construction dealer trading from 2 ...

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CommandPRO for all 6R Series Tractors

CommandPRO for all 6R Series Tractors

26/08/2018

John Deere’s CommandPRO joystick is now available for all small and mid-range 6R Series tractors. These models also feature the new CommandCentre 4200 display, which provides all six AEF* certified ISObus functions (*Agricultural Industry Electronics Foundation). In addition, all 6R Series models above 130hp now meet Stage V emission ...

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New Tracks and Higher Performance for John Deere Combines

New Tracks and Higher Performance for John Deere Combines

24/08/2018

John Deere is expanding its range of innovative, advanced technology combine harvesters for 2019. In addition to the all-new W330 and W440 compact machines, the W- and T-Series are being updated with higher performance features, and completely new tracks are being introduced, with numerous options and benefits. The next generation of John Deere ...

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Training for success at John Deere

Training for success at John Deere

20/07/2018

A total of 54 young service technicians are being trained in this year’s John Deere Ag Tech, Parts Tech and Turf Tech advanced apprenticeship programmes, run in partnership with national training provider ProVQ – an increase of just over 60 per cent on the previous year’s intake. John Deere has also been listed for the second consecutive ...

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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. A Parts Advisor, please apply here. A Sales Ledger Administrator, please apply here. Our Tilshead branch is looking to hire: A Sprayer technician, please apply here. A Parts Apprentice, please apply here. A Parts Advisor, please apply ...

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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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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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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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