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Compact mixer for smaller herds and buildings

Compact mixer for smaller herds and buildings
30.09.2014:
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+,

All-new Kubota M7 tractors due in UK late 2015

All-new Kubota M7 tractors due in UK late 2015
29.09.2014:
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

Italian-made digestate applicator

Italian-made digestate applicator
29.09.2014:
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

ROPA adds new flagship sugar beet harvester

ROPA adds new flagship sugar beet harvester
26.09.2014:
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

Mini-excavator tracks for solar-powered weeder

Mini-excavator tracks for solar-powered weeder
26.09.2014:
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...

Cauliflower leaf stitcher ready for export

Cauliflower leaf stitcher ready for export
26.09.2014:
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.

Trailed mixer wagon feeds 300 cows with a 100hp+ tractor

Trailed mixer wagon feeds 300 cows with a 100hp+ tractor
26.09.2014:
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

Hydraulically-folding vegetable harvest belt

Hydraulically-folding vegetable harvest belt
25.09.2014:
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

Automatic transplanter works at speeds up to 15km/hr

Automatic transplanter works at speeds up to 15km/hr
25.09.2014:
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

Unusual self-propelled cabbage trailer

Unusual self-propelled cabbage trailer
25.09.2014:
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

JOZ adds Feed Pusher to its portfolio

JOZ adds Feed Pusher to its portfolio
24.09.2014:
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

Novel trailer combines tracks and wheels

Novel trailer combines tracks and wheels
23.09.2014:
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 to sell TKS feed robots

Kuhn to sell TKS feed robots
22.09.2014:
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...

Four tracks for MF tractor

Four tracks for MF tractor
20.09.2014:
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

Better fuel economy for Touareg

Better fuel economy for Touareg
19.09.2014:
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

Dutch develop novel mixer wagon

Dutch develop novel mixer wagon
19.09.2014:
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

New double-clutch transmission for Schäffer 9660T

New double-clutch transmission for Schäffer 9660T
18.09.2014:
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

Strautmann entry-level self-propelled mixer wagon

Strautmann entry-level self-propelled mixer wagon
17.09.2014:
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

Clearer & quicker insight into robotic herd performance

Clearer & quicker insight into robotic herd performance
16.09.2014:
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

Electric tool carrier nearly ready for first field tests

Electric tool carrier nearly ready for first field tests
16.09.2014:
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

Self-propelled Kverneland sprayer at Dutch show

Self-propelled Kverneland sprayer at Dutch show
15.09.2014:
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

First triple auger mixer wagons from Kuhn

First triple auger mixer wagons from Kuhn
12.09.2014:
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....

Ambitious plans for 2020

Ambitious plans for 2020
10.09.2014:
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.

Keep knocking em out

Keep knocking em out
08.09.2014:
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

Round baler breaks cover

Round baler breaks cover
07.09.2014:
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

Telematics for all

Telematics for all
06.09.2014:
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.

Deutz 9 Series flagship tractor at PotatoEurope

Deutz 9 Series flagship tractor at PotatoEurope
04.09.2014:
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

Wireless livestock monitoring camera from DeLaval

Wireless livestock monitoring camera from DeLaval
03.09.2014:
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

Two headers for Dutch combine harvester

Two headers for Dutch combine harvester
02.09.2014:
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

Dewulf agreement to acquire Miedema

Dewulf agreement to acquire Miedema
01.09.2014:
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
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