Date:01.08.2015Time:20:10
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Q2 results tumble for CNH Industrial

Q2 results tumble for CNH Industrial
31.07.2015:
CNH Industrial revenues of around US$7 billion for the second quarter of 2015, are down 22% compared to Q2 2014, with net income for the quarter falling from US$358 million in 2014 to just US$122

German farmers buy fewer new grass machines

German farmers buy fewer new grass machines
30.07.2015:
The German Engineering Association (VDMA) blames falling milk prices for the 11% slide in sales of new grassland equipment – mowers, rakes and tedders - to 17,740 units during the first six months of

Lightweight and faster-charging knapsack sprayer

Lightweight and faster-charging knapsack sprayer
29.07.2015:
The latest top-end version of Berthoud’s knapsack power sprayer uses a faster-charging battery that also trims a significant amount of weight off the operator’s back. Weighing 6.2kg complete with

Biggest TS6000 fleet in Sub-Saharan Africa

Biggest TS6000 fleet in Sub-Saharan Africa
28.07.2015:
New Holland distributor CMC Motors recently handed over fifty new 2wd TS6000 tractors to Butali Sugar Mills Limited (BSML). Joining the sugar milling company’s fleet of over 200 New Holland 90hp TS90

British farmers spend less on new equipment

British farmers spend less on new equipment
27.07.2015:
British farmers spent around £1.9 billion on farm equipment in 2014 but the provisional view from the Agricultural Engineers Association (AEA) - based on indications from the first half of this year -

New Case IH tractor breaks cover

New Case IH tractor breaks cover
25.07.2015:
At the French SIMA show earlier this year Case IH revealed it was developing a new range of tractors to fit between the current Puma and Magnum series. The launch is planned for Agritechnica but the

Lemken plough ISOBUS certified

Lemken plough ISOBUS certified
24.07.2015:
At the last Agritechnica in 2013 Lemken previewed its first ISOBUS-based plough control system. Called TurnControl Pro, and shown on a Juwel mounted reversible plough, the system has now been tested,

Tribine combines in the field next year

Tribine combines in the field next year
23.07.2015:
The Newton City Council in Kansas (US) has approved the construction of an assembly plant for Tribine Harvester to start making production versions of its novel combine. The 12,600ft (3,840sq.m.)

French test novel chaff baling system

French test novel chaff baling system
22.07.2015:
French manufacturer Thierart is well-known in its homeland as a manufacturer of bolt-on chaff collection systems for fitting to the rear of a combine harvester. Emptied at the headland and baled for

Giant maize maze in the shape of a digger

Giant maize maze in the shape of a digger
21.07.2015:
JCB has produced over one million tracked excavators during the past 70 years. Enough to stretch from the UK to Australia, a digger forms part of a living celebration to mark the company’s 70th

Which cows aren’t eating?

Which cows aren’t eating?
20.07.2015:
In addition to detecting when an animal is in heat and receiving signals of animals with a deviating feeding behaviour, new software for Nedap’s Smarttag Neck allows it to detect cows that have

New appointment at John Deere

New appointment at John Deere
17.07.2015:
John Deere Limited has appointed Bob Holt as branch customer support manager for the UK and Ireland, replacing Stuart Minter, who has retired after more than 36 years with the company. Mr Holt has a
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