Date:22.12.2014Time:17:20
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Two firsts for Maschio Gaspardo plough

Two firsts for Maschio Gaspardo plough
22.12.2014:
The Unico is not only the first parallelogram adjustable plough from Maschio Gaspardo, but also the first implement to come out of the newly-renovated and enlarged Moro plant at Concordia Saggittaria,

Quicker interrow cultivator adjustment

Quicker interrow cultivator adjustment
19.12.2014:
Danish manufacturer Thyregod has developed a simpler technique to quickly alter the working width of individual row units on its TRV interrow cultivators. On the standard machine, three bolts have to

Simpler and safer trailer attachment

Simpler and safer trailer attachment
18.12.2014:
French manufacturer Rolland has cultivated a successful market for its tandem and triple-axle trailers and muck spreaders, and in particular ones fitted with its steerable axle option. Automatically

Green light for electric wheel loader

Green light for electric wheel loader
17.12.2014:
Following evaluation work with 10 demonstration machines, Weidemann is confident its fully-electric eHoftrac 1160 articulated wheel loader is ready for a market launch. First seen in prototype form at

Swedish-made three-in-one drill

Swedish-made three-in-one drill
16.12.2014:
Drilling cereal crops on 25cm row widths is increasing in popularity in Scandinavia. Fertilizer is then placed between the crop rows as a separate operation, and weeds are dealt with using an interrow

Faster loading at the silage clamp

Faster loading at the silage clamp
15.12.2014:
Dutch feed equipment specialist Trioliet has developed a stationary knife version of its Smartrac self-propelled mixer wagon. Supporting the existing G and T models, the newcomer shares much of its

Clever tractor and machine security lock

Clever tractor and machine security lock
12.12.2014:
Plant theft costs the agricultural industry millions of pounds every year, and has led to the development of a wide range of devices designed to stop of deter thieves. The latest is a clever padlock

Zetor develops Stage IV engines

Zetor develops Stage IV engines
12.12.2014:
Tractors from 75-173hp represent roughly two-thirds of total Zetor production and with engine emissions shifting up yet another gear, it does not take a mathematician to calculate the Czech company

High-capacity self-propelled sprayer tyre

High-capacity self-propelled sprayer tyre
11.12.2014:
Self-propelled sprayers continue to increase in size and weight, and tyre manufacturers have to keep up and develop new designs that not only help to reduce compaction in the field, but also increase

T2 doubles as a high-capacity windrower

T2 doubles as a high-capacity windrower
11.12.2014:
The newly-developed RoTo axle on 2015 versions of Standen’s T2 potato harvester places the wheels directly in line with the tractor’s wheels when opening the crop, allowing it to double as a

New slurry hose reelers at LAMMA

New slurry hose reelers at LAMMA
11.12.2014:
Storth Machinery will launch a range of galvanised umbilical spreading equipment at LAMMA, including a number of different reelers (bobbin, rear-mounted and trailed) in sizes and designs to suit a

Novel technique bales combine harvester chaff

Novel technique bales combine harvester chaff
10.12.2014:
Chaff and weed seeds dispersed behind the combine harvester are generally ploughed in or cultivated with the rest of the stubble. French-firm Pérard reckons this is not only a waste of resources, but

MF tractor reaches the South Pole

MF tractor reaches the South Pole
09.12.2014:
After a gruelling 17-day and 2,500km ice-journey, the Antarctica2 expedition team arrived with its MF 5610 tractor at the South Pole today. With the Antarctic’s constant daylight at this time of...

New and more flexible Hawk

New and more flexible Hawk
08.12.2014:
First introduced on the larger Falcon in 2013, Bomford’s Variable Forward Arm (VFA) concept for arm mowers is now available on a new version of the Hawk. Initially available in a 6m reach version,

Augusta produces one-millionth John Deere tractor

Augusta produces one-millionth John Deere tractor
08.12.2014:
John Deere’s Augusta (Georgia) tractor plant has produced a million tractors since the first one rolled off the production line in 1991. Making 1, 2, 3, 4 Series tractors from 26 to 115hp for the

Head-up Displays heading for tractors

Head-up Displays heading for tractors
05.12.2014:
Heads-up displays (HUDs) are already used on some up-market cars to display speed, navigation data, and even warning lights on the windscreen. The technology could soon be heading for tractors and

Clever robot does a lot more than just weed

Clever robot does a lot more than just weed
04.12.2014:
The French-made Anatis robot is not only able to hoe between and within crop rows, but also monitor and collect information on the number and types of weeds, crop density, light levels, soil moisture

MF tractor half way to the South Pole

MF tractor half way to the South Pole
03.12.2014:
The Antarctica2 expedition to take an MF 5610 tractor 5,000km from the coast of Antarctica to the South Pole and back has reached the first major milestone and is now halfway to the Pole. During the

Ålö adds telehandler and wheel loader implements

Ålö adds telehandler and wheel loader implements
03.12.2014:
Swedish tractor loader maker Ålö has bolstered its portfolio with telehandler and wheel loader implements produced in cooperation with British company Albutt Limited. Designed for use in agriculture,

Ropa opens new assembly plant

Ropa opens new assembly plant
03.12.2014:
Ropa has opened a new 2.7ha production hall and state-of-the-art paint shop with shot blasting and powder coating systems. The result of a €30 million investment, the new production hall has four

New Holland looks to the future

New Holland looks to the future
03.12.2014:
New Holland Agriculture will take centre stage as the only agricultural machinery manufacturer with its own pavilion at the World Expo Milano 2015. The theme of the exhibition is Feeding the Planet,

Amazone delivers 750,000th fertiliser spreader

Amazone delivers 750,000th fertiliser spreader
03.12.2014:
Three-quarters of a million, that’s the number of ZA fertiliser spreaders made by Amazone during the past 56 years. The basic design principle developed in 1958 of using a twin hopper with two

Danish-made track option to reduce compaction

Danish-made track option to reduce compaction
02.12.2014:
Danish farmer concerns about the compaction caused by heavy machinery has led to the development of a novel rubber-track system for fitting between the existing wheels on farm trailers and

Fast and cost-effective bale wrapping

Fast and cost-effective bale wrapping
01.12.2014:
An e-Twin equipped version of Kuhn’s standalone round bale wrapper is now available in the UK, with the patented wrapping system offering users a fast and cost-effective bale wrapping solution. Based

Gold medal for high-visibility tractor cab

Gold medal for high-visibility tractor cab
01.12.2014:
The upper horizontal crosspiece is an essential part of a tractor cab to ensure it passes regulatory tests for protection against falling objects (FOPS). Not anymore though because the new Panoramic

Re-built mixer wagon looks as good as new

Re-built mixer wagon looks as good as new
01.12.2014:
With milk prices on the slide dairy farms everywhere are looking for ways to reduce costs, and one Danish company appears to have tapped into a lucrative market offering a mixer wagon revision
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