Kongskilde has extended the JF VM range of complete diet mixers with a new 12cu.m. capacity twin-auger trailed machine. Called the JF Feeder VM 12-2 S, and designed for small herd sizes from 60+,
Produced in a new tractor factory in France, the M7 series will expose Kubota to new potential buyers, with the firm intention to be seen as a strong player in the agricultural tractor market. To be
The full technical details remain under wraps, but two Maschio Group companies have joined forces to develop a self-propelled machine to apply bio-gas digestate in maize crops even when they are a
The new cab, engine, transmission and automatic levelling system are not the only highlights of ROPA’s Tiger 5 self-propelled sugar beet harvester, which also hides a new chassis concept. The
Dutch engineering company De Jongh Machines (DJM) is using Bejo Zaden’s Dutch machinery show to demonstrate a triangular rubber track option for its solar-powered Lay-Down Weeder (LDW). Dubbed for...
One of the more unusual machines brought to Syngenta’s annual Dutch field days last year was a technique to mechanically lift, fold and sew leaves to protect cauliflower curds from discolouring.
The number of farms with 200 to 500 cows continues to increase worldwide, and Bavarian feeding specialist Siloking is looking to target these herds with a new trailed mixer wagon that can be pulled
Dutch engineering company Van den Beucken Mechanisatie has come up with a novel solution to allow vegetable growers to harvest small volumes of crops, such as broccoli, cauliflowers, lettuce and
After a decade of R+D, two years of field tests, and a successful first commercial year in Spain, Plant Tape is confident its fully automatic vegetable transplanter is ready to go on sale in the rest
Dutch-firm VBR Mechanisatie has developed a novel self-propelled cabbage trailer, which reduces compaction in the field and keeps mud off the road. One of the highlights at Bejo Zaden’s popular Dutch
Well known for its dairy cattle manure robots and conventional scraper systems, Dutch-firm JOZ has just launched a feed pushing robot. Called the Moov Feed Pusher, and designed to automatically push
The largest organic arable farm in the Netherlands is using a new low-ground pressure trailer, which combines US-made Camoplast rubber tracks with a set of rear wheels for road transport. Known as the
Kuhn has signed an agreement with TKS to market the Norwegian company’s range of automatic livestock feeding systems in France, Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Initially, the only change will be...
Taking pride of place on the Dutch Sourcy Tracks importer’s stand at the Agro Techniek Holland (ATH) machinery show was this MF 7618 shod with a set of 30cm-wide rubber tracks. The Vlamings Group
Cleaner and more fuel-efficient diesel engines are the star attraction on the revised Volkswagen Touareg. That, and the welcome news there's to be no increase in the vehicle's UK retail price: list
Many trailed and self-propelled mixer wagons use constantly turning vertical or horizontal augers to mix the ingredients. For the past decade, Dutch-firm Schouten has offered an alternative, and a
Schäffer’s 9660T articulated wheel loader attracted a lot of attention at the last Agritechnica. Shown in concept form, it was not long before the first of the 11t machines, which lifts 5t to a
IT is not just larger European dairy farms with many hundreds and often several thousands of animals that are keen to invest in a self-propelled mixer wagon. According to Strautmann, so too are
Fullwood has launched a new software programme designed to improve and simplify herd management protocols by providing its Merlin robot customers with key milking, yield and operational data in an
First reported by Profi earlier this year, the Multi Tool Trac prototype was one of the big attractions at the recently-held Agro Techniek Holland (ATH) machinery show. Developed with input from seven
Kverneland used last week’s Agro Techniek Holland machinery show to complete its sprayer line up with the self-propelled iXdrive. Developed in Nieuw Vennep, and the result of marrying the largest
The details are limited, and it is not yet listed in the catalogue, but Kuhn Farm Machinery’s trailed Euromix I mixer wagon Series will soon include the company’s first triple auger versions....
Pöttinger is targeting a 40% growth in its UK business over the next five years. In 2013 the UK operation recorded a turnover of £8.5m, and the plan is to increase sales to around £12m by 2019/2020.
More than a few have tried and more than a few have failed. It has long been the aim of machinery manufacturers to design and build a round baler which didn’t need to be halted every time a bale is
Austrian maker Pöttinger debuted its first ever round baler last week to a packed hall of 800 international dealers and journalists. Want one? Then you'll need to be patient. For the company will only
For next season Claas will be offering three Telematics packages. The Basic offering allows the owner to check on machine performance and location while a dealer can carry out remote diagnostics.
The top model from Same Deutz Fahr’s new 9 Series tractors could be seen in action at PotatoEurope, in Germany, today. The first public outing since the new four-model range was unveiled at last
Farm buildings and livestock can be monitored remotely from a smart phone, tablet or computer, with DeLaval’s wireless Farm Monitoring Camera (FMC-IP1). Providing users with live visual animal and
Dutch John Deere dealer Groenoord and Dutch hemp producer HempFlax have modified a John Deere W660 combine to harvest stems and seed at the same time, but then separately. Known as the Double Cut
The Belgian Dewulf group has reached a preliminary agreement for the acquisition of Miedema, the Dutch manufacturer of potato storage, sorting, transport and planting equipment. Expected to be