Date:27.07.2017Time:18:57
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AGCO to buy Monsanto’s Precision Planting

AGCO to buy Monsanto’s Precision Planting
27.07.2017:
North American drill equipment specialist Precision Planting, could soon be the latest acquisition for AGCO. The machinery giant has signed an agreement with The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of

Cutting the mustard – Challenger out, Fendt in

Cutting the mustard – Challenger out, Fendt in
27.07.2017:
After months of speculation, AGCO has confirmed it will be phasing out the Challenger brand in Europe and the Middle East markets. Fendt branded versions of the tracked tractors and trailed sprayers

First batch of Vredo manure spreaders

First batch of Vredo manure spreaders
27.07.2017:
The first of 14 self-propelled Dutch-made Vredo Tracs ordered by British customers last autumn have been shipped across the North Sea to the UK. The orders include seven VT4556s for Anglian Water, and

John Deere partners with Väderstad

John Deere partners with Väderstad
26.07.2017:
Deere & Company has signed an agreement to cooperate with Väderstad to sell its products through the John Deere dealer channel in Russia and Ukraine. Providing John Deere dealerships in the region

T7 gains new suspended front axle

T7 gains new suspended front axle
25.07.2017:
The combination of new axle geometry, low friction hub bearings and hydraulic steering unit designed into the new front axle on T7 Long Wheel base (LWB) range provides more control at speed, says New

Trailed version of Amazone XTender

Trailed version of Amazone XTender
24.07.2017:
Developed for farms looking to simultaneously apply fertiliser and/or seed during the soil tillage operation, the XTender4200-T (4,200litre) is a trailed distribution hopper running on a single axle.

Challenger’s MT700 goes a little bit Fendt

Challenger’s MT700 goes a little bit Fendt
21.07.2017:
The new range of MT700 tracked tractors are to get their North American debut at the Farm Progress Show at the end of August but the North American version of the Challenger website alrady revels some

Work continues with gas powered tractor

Work continues with gas powered tractor
20.07.2017:
Remember the prototype of the Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Deutz-Fahr 5120C tractor on display at the 2015 Agritechnica and wondering what became of it? Well, since leaving the Hannover Fairgrounds

Northants depot for Hallmark Tractors

Northants depot for Hallmark Tractors
19.07.2017:
Just 18 months after Hallmark Tractors joined the Russell Group, the New Holland dealership is expanding its business and territory with the construction of a new depot in Rothwell, near Kettering.

Harvesting potatoes at the Arctic Circle

Harvesting potatoes at the Arctic Circle
18.07.2017:
Older Dewulf self-propelled machines are still running, but this 22-year-old is believed to be the most northern of all the Belgian firm’s harvesters worldwide. Located 70km south of the Arctic...

Increase in new tractor registrations

Increase in new tractor registrations
17.07.2017:
6,142 new tractors were registered in the UK during the first six months of this year, 14% up on the 5,382 units recorded during the same period last year. Figures just out from the AEA confirm that

Increase in number of on-farm dispersal sales

Increase in number of on-farm dispersal sales
14.07.2017:
A cocktail of doubts over the profitability of farming enterprises, rising costs of new machinery and favourable exchange rates have led to a 100% increase in the number of Cheffins on-site dispersal

McCormick tractor finance scheme

McCormick tractor finance scheme
13.07.2017:
McCormick tractors distributor AgriArgo UK has introduced a time-limited finance scheme in partnership with ARGO Finance that will help arable farmers in particular purchase a new X7 Series tractor.

Simpler things

Simpler things
12.07.2017:
As well as an updates to the tractor ranges, Claas engineers have been busy revising the Corto drum mowers range. The front mounted unit is called the Corto 310F, which has a working width of 3.05m

Grand Prix role for JCB telehandlers

Grand Prix role for JCB telehandlers
11.07.2017:
JCB engineers have designed a special jib attachment for the 14 JCB Loadall 531-70s trucked to Silverstone for this weekend’s British Formula 1 Grand Prix. Developed during the past six months with

Lemken updates trailed sprayers

Lemken updates trailed sprayers
10.07.2017:
Updates to Lemken’s Primus and Albatros trailed sprayers include a more rounded design, LED lighting and a colour scheme in line with the company’s other sprayers. The smaller entry-level Primus...

Deere and Kramer form strategic alliance

Deere and Kramer form strategic alliance
09.07.2017:
Kramer-branded material handling equipment will soon be available through John Deere’s agricultural dealer network. The collaboration between the two companies, which is subject to antitrust...

Claas adds new tractor models

Claas adds new tractor models
08.07.2017:
Claas certainly hasn’t rushed to get Stage IV engine tractors rolling off the line at Le Mans, but that is all about to change in the coming months as the Arion family gets a shake up and there are

Extra width for Kuhn Primor

Extra width for Kuhn Primor
07.07.2017:
Kuhn Farm Machinery has extended its range of dual-purpose trailed feeder and straw blowers with the addition of two extra-wide Primor models – the 15m³ 15070 M and 4.2m³ 4270 M. The 15070 M is...

Fendt sets foot in South Africa

Fendt sets foot in South Africa
06.07.2017:
Fendt tractors and machines have arrived on the African Continent following the launch of the brand at the NAMPO Harvest Day in Bothaville, South Africa, where tractors from the 200, 700, 900 and 1000

Simpler-spec for top-end McCormick X7s

Simpler-spec for top-end McCormick X7s
05.07.2017:
McCormick has launched simpler-spec Efficient versions of the two most powerful models in the X7 series - the 177/192hp X7.670 and 188/212hp X7.680. Joining the 143-166hp 4cyl X7 and 6cyl 160hp X7.650

Records broken at JCB Mud Run

Records broken at JCB Mud Run
04.07.2017:
A record-breaking - and capacity - field of 3,000 squirmed and splashed their way to a £70,042 charity total by taking on the challenge of the 6th annual JCB Mud Run. Competitors scrambled over more

Strautmann develops autonomous mixer wagon

Strautmann develops autonomous mixer wagon
03.07.2017:
Strautmann is testing an autonomous version of one of its Verti-Mix SF self-propelled mixer wagons. In development for the past three years, we understand it uses cab-mounted laser scanners to
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