Dizengoff’s CASE IH delivers monster tractors for Jigawa’s 12,000 ha sugarcane farm
The two CASE IH tractors, regarded as “monster” tractors or “king of the fields” have a massive combined 305 Horse Power (HP) capacity.
According to information made available by Great Northern Agric, the company took delivery of the tractors to begin operations with the cultivation of an initial 300 hectares of sugarcane farm.
General Manager of Great Northern Agric, Mr. Wang said the company is beginning operations with the cultivation of 300 hectares using sub-surface irrigation system, which it hopes to increase to 12,000 hectares within two years.
According to him, his company went for the “monster” CASE IH tractors distributed and serviced with genuine spare parts in Nigeria by Dizengoff because of its desire for performance.
“Our vision is a very ambitious one. The terrain here like most parts of the north could be very challenging. The soil is hard and the conditions are tough.
“And so we knew we need the right kind of equipment to achieve our goals. From all indications, we saw that the CASE IH tractors fits perfectly into the kind of equipment we need to get things done quickly and in the most efficient and cost effective manner,” he said.
The CASE IH tractor range was voted the “Machine of the Year 2017.” According to volume and market share.
The CASE IH tractor brand manufactured by Case Holland, are “built to meet the power, durability, comfort and productivity needs of farmers, bringing reliable technology to their business. The engines are designed to deliver maximum horsepower with efficient power.”
Depending on the spec, he says, “Their ingenious hi-tech designs are crafted with inbuilt high efficiency catalytic selective reduction technology, which delivers the highest power needed with the lowest fuel consumption and emissions. The engine power management is capable of boosting engine power to give additional horsepower to deal with difficult conditions.”
Giving further insight, the Commercial Manager, Damisa Enahoro further says that typical of the Dizengoff tradition, “we are not just supplying these machines.
Dizengoff is fully on ground as partners to provide full technical support and training to Great Northern Agric in terms of maintenance, including replacement parts and service. So we are fully on ground with them.”
Dizengoff’s Chief Executive Officer Mr. Antti Ritvonen said: “It is at the heart of our strategy. We don’t just sell tractors.
We have the genuine parts and we back this up with maintenance service, in addition to providing expert advice and technical support services, such that the customer is never alone.”
He expressed excitement about the bold move by Great Northern Agric. “I think this is really a welcome development for Nigeria’s agriculture. I congratulate Nigeria that a lot of investors including governments across the country are beginning to see the light.”
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