Tim Kemp is a passionate avocado and citrus farmer in the Peats Ridge area of New South Wales. Ten months ago Tim purchased his first Fendt tractor from GWS machinery in Winsor, New South Wales and has been impressed with the tractors’ capabilities ever since. Tim Kemp “Surprising” was the word Tim used to describe the past 10 months of working with his new Fendt 209P Vario. In particular Tim was impressed with the tractors fuel consumption. The Fendt was purchased to be the farms lead tractor and takes care of the farms most important operations. The Fendt undertakes mulching, muck spreading and also tows a 2,000 litre air blast sprayer.
The Fendt performs impressively for every task I use it for, between mulching, spraying and muck spreading I have averaged 5.8 litres per hour” said Tim, impressed by the tractors versatility and fueleconomy the tractor achieves.
Fendt’s Tractor Management System (TMS) is the key to the easy and economical operation of the. With this function activated, Tim just has to set the desired speed and the tractor runs the transmission and engine RPM as efficiently as possible while maintaining his desired speed of travel. Tim has owned many different makes of fruit tractors during his career however he has not had a fruit tractor with the unique features Fendt offers in this sector.