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Väderstad adds Spirit for smaller farmer

Väderstad adds Spirit for smaller farmer
31.08.2015:
While the working components are all familiar, Väderstad has taken a different approach to the chassis and hopper on a new rigid 3.0m and 4.0m Spirit R models. A mono beam chassis is used to carry the

Self-propelled sprayer from Kverneland

Self-propelled sprayer from Kverneland
28.08.2015:
Kverneland is back in the self-propelled sprayer game with a skid-unit sourced from Italy and a spray pack from Rau. This unlikely marriage came about from a slightly unconventional route. For ten

Horsch Express heading to Tillage Live

Horsch Express heading to Tillage Live
27.08.2015:
Designed for intensive seedbed preparation even in very difficult and stony soil conditions, Horsch’s Express 3 KR power harrow and drill combination will be shown to the public for the first time

Fendt remains on top in Germany

Fendt remains on top in Germany
26.08.2015:
Fendt sold slightly fewer new tractors in Germany last month, but for the first six months of the year managed to consolidate its leading position with 4,117 (4,349 during same period in 2014) new

Great Xpectations realised – John Deere 9RX

Great Xpectations realised – John Deere 9RX
25.08.2015:
The long wait for official information is over. John Deere released details and pictures of its eagerly-awaited 9RX Series four-track tractors today via a webcast. It’s innovation, not imitation is

Kongskilde to offer ploughs in Europe

Kongskilde to offer ploughs in Europe
25.08.2015:
Kongskilde is preparing to launch a full range of ploughs for the European market under its own name. Made at the Överum factory, which has been a part of the Kongskilde Group since 1998, the launch

Hi-tech tedder for smaller farms

Hi-tech tedder for smaller farms
24.08.2015:
Pöttinger has taken the tried-and-trusted Dynatech rotor units and arms from its larger HIT tedders and packaged them on a new smaller trailed model – the six-rotor 6.80 T. With a working width of

Reco and Sulky to part company

Reco and Sulky to part company
21.08.2015:
Reco has issued a statement that it has come to an amicabel agreement to cease being the sole distributor for Sulky in the UK following the French spreader and drill manufacturer’s desire to set up a

Lexion 700s tweaked for 2016 harvest

Lexion 700s tweaked for 2016 harvest
21.08.2015:
Alongside a revised engine line-up, 700-series Claas Lexions are to get a raft of upgrades for the 2016 season. In a move to comply with Stage IV emissions regs, the German firm has dropped Mercedes’

New fuel-saving sprayer pump

New fuel-saving sprayer pump
21.08.2015:
PowrSpray is the name of a new pump system for high-spec John Deere R900i Series trailed sprayers, which are now available in three tank sizes - 4400, 5200 and 6200-litres. PowrSpray features two

Russian farm machinery show

Russian farm machinery show
20.08.2015:
Agritechnica is not the only show this November. Yugagro, the largest Russian farm machinery fair, will again be taking place from November 24-27, in Krasnodar. This year’s event will be held in four

Increased clamping force for JCB shovel

Increased clamping force for JCB shovel
19.08.2015:
An improved version of the versatile and compact Multi Shovel has been added to JCB’s range of telescopic handler and loader attachments. With removable side plates and a fully-welded grab, it can be

New rotor for finer chop and higher capacity

New rotor for finer chop and higher capacity
18.08.2015:
Massey Ferguson reckons chopped silage bales can reduce mixing times in feeder wagons by up to half as well as save power, and chopped straw bales are becoming more widely used for not only bedding,

Novel self-propelled sprayer

Novel self-propelled sprayer
17.08.2015:
Believed to be the only one of its kind in the world, this unusual self-propelled sprayer belongs to Dutch bulb grower Gebroeders Hulsebosch. The starting point was a new four-cylinder T6020 Elite.

New netwrap for bales stored outdoors

New netwrap for bales stored outdoors
15.08.2015:
B-Wrap is the name of a new John Deere netwrap for improved weather protection of hay and straw bales stored outdoors. Available as a kit-form option on 2016 versions of the company’s 800 and 900

MF-branded mowers, rakes and tedders

MF-branded mowers, rakes and tedders
14.08.2015:
Massey Ferguson’s intention of becoming a full line brand has taken a step forward with the introduction of a range of mowers, rakes and tedders. Not that these are new implements, they are currently

Trio of high-clearance Landini tractors

Trio of high-clearance Landini tractors
13.08.2015:
The new ‘Hi Clear’ (HC) version of Landini’s 5-D tractor has an axle arrangement that permits the use of tall row crop wheels all round. Succeeding the Powerfarm HC, ground clearance of the...

SlurryKat adds high-capacity pump

SlurryKat adds high-capacity pump
12.08.2015:
While traditional slurry umbilical systems in the UK and Ireland use 4” (100mm) and 5” (125mm) pipelines, slurry equipment specialist SlurryKat reckons there is a demand from larger contractors and

John Deere 9RX ‘live reveal’

John Deere 9RX ‘live reveal’
11.08.2015:
The long wait is nearly over. John Deere will hold a ‘live reveal’ webcast of its eagerly-awaited 9RX tractor on Tuesday August 25. The prototype of the four-tracked tractor, which broke cover last

Name change at Fella

Name change at Fella
11.08.2015:
The brand will remain independent, but Fella Werke GmbH has been renamed by AGCO – which bought the German mower, tedder and rake maker in 2011 – to Feucht GmbH. The name change underlines the

New cab on McCormick X5 tractors

New cab on McCormick X5 tractors
10.08.2015:
A new cab design giving improved all-round visibility, greater interior room, more convenient controls and space for a ‘training’ seat is the major feature of an upgrade package for 85hp to 113hp

Hedge trimmers need to be ready for action

Hedge trimmers need to be ready for action
07.08.2015:
With a wet harvest putting extra pressure on farmers who will already be a month behind their usual pre-cultivation hedge trimming routine thanks to new rules on the practice, hedgecutter manufacturer

Four cylinder combine from Massey Ferguson

Four cylinder combine from Massey Ferguson
06.08.2015:
Massey Ferguson’s new Activa 7340 combine is powered by a 176hp four cylinder 4.9lit engine – the same as that used in the MF 6600 series tractors. Replacing the Activa 7240, the new five...

Destination Australia for McCormick

Destination Australia for McCormick
05.08.2015:
Four of McCormick’s latest tractors are about to start an 8,500km expedition across Australia. Called X tractor Around the World, the journey will be filmed as part of a docu-reality style series

New Holland T7 HD heading for US show

New Holland T7 HD heading for US show
04.08.2015:
New Holland will use next month’s Farm Progress show to launch two new tractors - the T 7.290 HD and T7.315 HD. Designed to bridge the gap between the current T7 and T8 line up, according to a report

AGCO Q2 net sales fall by nearly 25%

AGCO Q2 net sales fall by nearly 25%
03.08.2015:
Weaker global industry demand and currency headwinds are blamed for the fall in AGCO net sales by nearly 25% to around US$2.1 billion for the second three months of this year (US$2.8 billion in Q2
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