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Getta loada Lemken

Getta loada Lemken
25.06.2016:
An impressive array of Lemken kit recently congregated in a field near the Hungarian border with Austria. Most of the machines had been previewed at last year’s Agritechnica, so this event...

Cereals 16: Strip till rotavator

Cereals 16: Strip till rotavator
24.06.2016:
Yorkshire-based Manterra was showing a strip-till rotovator that it is now bringing into the UK. Made by Swiss firm Baertschi, the 3m OekoSem employs soil-loosening tines spaced either 700mm or 750mm

Cereals 16: Wox shows modern Dutzi

Cereals 16: Wox shows modern Dutzi
24.06.2016:
If you want a seriously heavy-duty rotovator then look no further than the Dutzi. It’s taken importer Geoffrey Wox more than 30 years to wear out his first one. In fact, it has out-lived three

6,000 visitors to Amazone field event

6,000 visitors to Amazone field event
24.06.2016:
Held roughly six months after Agritechnica, the popularity of Amazone’s Amatechnica field day continues to increase and this year’s edition was attended by around 4,000 German farmers, contractors...

Cereals 16: Lynx big box

Cereals 16: Lynx big box
23.06.2016:
Lynx Engineering is now offering plastic bolt-on carry boxes designed to fit its MUFO range of front weights. Sculpted to mount snugly to the curved profile of the mass-poured block, there’s space...

JCB mud run raises £55,256 for charity

JCB mud run raises £55,256 for charity
23.06.2016:
A bumper field of more than 2,500 people recently slithered and clambered their way over 35 obstacles along the challenging 8km course of JCB’s Mud Run. Organised on land at the company’s HQ at

Cereals 16: Ulrich give it some toe

Cereals 16: Ulrich give it some toe
22.06.2016:
If you’re in the market for a monster bucket or grain dozer for a big loading shovels then Aylesbury based Ulrich Attachments is probably a good place to start looking. Hooked up to a Volvo LH

Cereals 16: Spaldings switches to Spanish flails

Cereals 16: Spaldings switches to Spanish flails
21.06.2016:
TMC Cancela is the latest name to join the Spaldings line-up. The Spanish firm’s range of heavy-duty rotary and flail toppers displaces the Lincolnshire distributor’s own-branded mowers and...

Cereals 16: Keeping kit inline

Cereals 16: Keeping kit inline
21.06.2016:
Risborough Agricultural had a GPS-guided drawbar hitch for lower-link pulled implements on display on its stand at Cereals. It’s the latest addition to the LaForge range of front linkages, ptos and

Mascar to build round balers for New Holland

Mascar to build round balers for New Holland
21.06.2016:
New Holland is to source a straightforward and compact range of fixed chamber round balers from Italian farm machinery manufacturer Mascar. The move follows the signing of a European agreement between

Cereals 16: Turning a new Kongskilde furrow

Cereals 16: Turning a new Kongskilde furrow
20.06.2016:
Like JF-Stoll grass kit, Overum ploughs are now fully Kongskilde branded following the Danish firm’s purchase of the well-respected Swedish manufacturer in 1998. Latest development is a body that can

Cereals 16: Raptor refreshed

Cereals 16: Raptor refreshed
20.06.2016:
Seven years since launch, Berthoud has treated its long-serving Raptor self-propelled sprayer to a number of 'significant upgrades'. Arguably the most important of these new additions is Eco

Cereals 16: Cat out, MTU in

Cereals 16: Cat out, MTU in
20.06.2016:
In moving from Stage IIIA to Stage IV emission compliance, Househam Sprayers is changing its engine supplier from Caterpillar to MTU. First self-propelled Househam to get MTU power is the flagship

Cereals 16: Ryetec expands Ma-Ag offering

Cereals 16: Ryetec expands Ma-Ag offering
17.06.2016:
Ryetec was showing more kit from Italian manufacturer Ma-Ag after showing the direct drill earlier in the year at LAMMA. As well as a maize drill there was this Combi Lam. It uses wavy discs at the

Cereals 16: Two bins, two augers

Cereals 16: Two bins, two augers
17.06.2016:
Cross was showing this twin auger, 30t capacity chaser bin and claims to have sold three in its native Ireland for this season. The 45,000-litre bin is split 45:55 for fertiliser:seed allowing it to

Cereals 16: Save weight but still press

Cereals 16: Save weight but still press
17.06.2016:
Pöttinger has developed a new packer, which reduces the weight by 350kg on a 3.0m wide cultivator. The Kono Roll is an alternative to the shouldered packer rings on the TerraDisc and Synchro tillage

Cereals 16: Transport-friendly demount for Fastrac

Cereals 16: Transport-friendly demount for Fastrac
16.06.2016:
Suffolk sprayer specialist Landquip now offers the complete line of rear demount aluminium boom options for the JCB Fastrac, with the existing 18/24m bi-fold and 32-36m tri-fold variants joined by a

Cereals 16: Out with the old, in with the new

Cereals 16: Out with the old, in with the new
16.06.2016:
Multidrive had both Stage IIIA Deere-powered and new Stage IV Cummins-powered versions of its M-series skid unit on display at Cereals. As well as being cleaner, the 225hp Cummins motor is said to

Cereals 16: Horschs for courses

Cereals 16: Horschs for courses
15.06.2016:
Predominantly known as a top-end, premium-priced sprayer maker, Horsch is looking to broaden its appeal with the launch of a more economically priced trailed line — the LT — as an alternative to...

Cereals 16: Carbon fibre is the future ...

Cereals 16: Carbon fibre is the future ...
15.06.2016:
... according to John Deere, which was previewing its new 36m carbon fibre boom technology on a pre-production 5,000-litre R4050i self-propelled at Cereals. Claimed advantages of carbon fibre are that

Cereals 16: Mountie holds 2,200 litres

Cereals 16: Mountie holds 2,200 litres
15.06.2016:
‘Right up there amongst the world’s largest mounted sprayers,’ is Hardi’s claim for its new Mega model. Though the pictured version holds ‘just’ 1,800 litres, the new offering does extend...

Cereals 16: On the level

Cereals 16: On the level
15.06.2016:
As booms grow wider and spraying speeds edge higher, an effective auto boom height control system becomes increasingly important. In acknowledgement of this indisputable reality, Vicon is now fitting

Cereals 16: Meet the Interceptor

Cereals 16: Meet the Interceptor
14.06.2016:
Guaranteed to be one of the star attractions at tomorrow’s Cereals 2016, the Chafer Interceptor marks the Lincs firm’s long-awaited return to the hydrostatic self-propelled sprayer sector...

Cereals 16: Bigger Horizon

Cereals 16: Bigger Horizon
14.06.2016:
Sands Agricultural Machinery is debuting its largest ever self-propelled sprayer, the Horizon 6000. Boasting a 6,000-litre capacity tank and boom widths up to 36m, the new Sands flagship carries most

New chassis for latest Standen destoner

New chassis for latest Standen destoner
14.06.2016:
Higher outputs, more efficient stone and clod separation and improved serviceability, are all claimed for Uni-PLUS destoner Standen Engineering will launch at Cereals tomorrow. Replacing the previous

Lemken builds new French HQ

Lemken builds new French HQ
13.06.2016:
Lemken is spending around €4.5 million on new headquarters for its subsidiary Lemken France. Located not far from the current offices on a four-hectare site at Boigny-sur-Bionne, near Orleans, the

Innovado feed robot in production

Innovado feed robot in production
10.06.2016:
Dutch-firm Schuitemaker is building the first five commercial versions of its Innovado feed robot. First previewed in prototype-form as a remote-controlled vehicle at the German EuroTier livestock

UK debut for New Holland’s methane tractor

UK debut for New Holland’s methane tractor
09.06.2016:
Visitors attending next week’s Cereals Event will get their first look at the second generation prototype of New Holland’s Methane Power tractor. Based on a standard T6.180, and powered by a 175hp

Tiguan gets down and dirty

Tiguan gets down and dirty
09.06.2016:
Though a limited number of models are already on sale, Volkswagen has announced that the full line-up of its updated Tiguan SUV will be available to UK buyers by the end of July. Is this news? Well,

Dutch test diesel-electric tractor

Dutch test diesel-electric tractor
08.06.2016:
The prototype of the Dutch-made Multi Tool Trac (MTT) enjoyed a great deal of attention when it broke cover a couple of years back. Ever since the partners in the ambitious diesel-electric project

Horsch entry-level trailed sprayers at Cereals

Horsch entry-level trailed sprayers at Cereals
07.06.2016:
Horsch is bringing a model from the newly-launched range of entry-level Leeb LT trailed sprayers to the Cereals Event next week. Aimed at farmers who do not need the larger capacity Leeb GS machines,

Fuchs adds smaller ATV engine oil packs

Fuchs adds smaller ATV engine oil packs
06.06.2016:
Previously delivered in 205-litre barrels, the Agrifarm ATV 10W-40 engine oil sold by Fuchs Lubricants is now also available in five-litre packs. The company reckons that while the 205-litre barrels

Dream machine designers win trip to Kuhn HQ

Dream machine designers win trip to Kuhn HQ
03.06.2016:
Four young farmers from Essex, County Durham, Devon and North Yorkshire, have won Kuhn Farm Machinery (UK’s) ‘Dream Machine’ competition and an expenses-paid trip to the company’s global...

County Armagh contractor gets first John Deere forager

County Armagh contractor gets first John Deere forager
02.06.2016:
A silage contractor in County Armagh has taken delivery of the very first John Deere 8800i self-propelled forage harvester to be sold in the UK and Ireland. Garth Cairns from Waringstown, who also

Shorter mixing times for Strautmann feeders

Shorter mixing times for Strautmann feeders
02.06.2016:
Two new modifications to the Strautmann range of mixer wagons will allow farmers to save time and reduce costs. The first is the newly-designed Vario2 auger. Standard on all Strautmann mixer wagons

Package of updates for Case-IH Quadtrac

Package of updates for Case-IH Quadtrac
01.06.2016:
Speed and smoothness of shifting in the powershift transmission fitted to Case-IH’s Quadtrac four-tracked tractors has been improved, and whether the operator chooses to use the transmission in

Goldoni officially in Chinese hands

Goldoni officially in Chinese hands
01.06.2016:
It has taken the Italian authorities less than five months to approve the acquisition of the Goldoni tractor business by the Chinese Foton Lovol Group. Safeguarding the future of the historic Italian
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