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...
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
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
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...
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...
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
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
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...
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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...
... 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
‘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...
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
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...
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
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 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
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
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
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,
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 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,
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
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...
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
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
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
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