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MaxiDrill offers targeted fertiliser application

MaxiDrill offers targeted fertiliser application
23.04.2018:
The 10 Series model – the latest version of the Sky MaxiDrill – provides the possibility to seed three different products from separate hoppers. Where three or more products are sown (for example,

New UK boss for Grégoire Besson and Sulky Burel

New UK boss for Grégoire Besson and Sulky Burel
20.04.2018:
Cultivation equipment manufacturer Grégoire Besson UK Group and seeding and fertilisation equipment manufacturer Sulky Burel UK have appointed Robert Thurkettle as managing director for the UK market.

TechAgro 2018: Potato liquid fertiliser applicator

TechAgro 2018: Potato liquid fertiliser applicator
19.04.2018:
A large part of the Czech potato area goes into the ground using two-row planters. Czech firm P&L is looking to speed up subsequent application of pre-emergence liquid fertilisers with a 6.0m-wide

TechAgro 2018: Bednar TerraStrip

TechAgro 2018: Bednar TerraStrip
18.04.2018:
The TerraStrip chisel plough was one of several novelties on Bednar’s TechAgro stand. Designed for strip tilling ahead of crops such as maize and sugar beet, the three models span working widths from

TechAgro 2018: Gigant chaser bin

TechAgro 2018: Gigant chaser bin
17.04.2018:
Czech trailer maker ZDT showed its first chaser bin at the same Czech show two years ago. This year it was back at the Brno showground with the second-generation version of the Gigant NP30 single-axle

Classic Fords expected to fetch over £500,000

Classic Fords expected to fetch over £500,000
16.04.2018:
One of the UK’s most important collections of classic Ford and Fordson tractors is expected to generate in excess of £500,000 when it goes under the hammer on Saturday May 12. Owned by well-known

TechAgro 2018: Farmet Fantom Pro

TechAgro 2018: Farmet Fantom Pro
16.04.2018:
The Czech cultivator manufacturers were out in force at last week’s TechAgro farm machinery show. The semi-mounted Fantom Pro, a highlight on Farmet’s stand, combines a hydraulically-operated front

McCormick starts 6000km south African adventure

McCormick starts 6000km south African adventure
13.04.2018:
A team of drivers from Italy’s Carabinieri national security force and four McCormick tractors (two 206/225hp X7.690 P6-Drive models and a pair of 286hp X8.670 VT-Drive tractors) have begun the 2018

Quieter and faster Lely Astronaut milk robot

Quieter and faster Lely Astronaut milk robot
13.04.2018:
Lely has remained faithful to proven automatic milking techniques developed over the past 25 years, but says it has redesigned every part of the new Astronaut A5 milk robot. The most noticeable change

JCB ends production of Fastrac 3000 Series

JCB ends production of Fastrac 3000 Series
12.04.2018:
Production of JCB’s Fastrac 3000 Series has ended after 20 years. Launched in 1998 to replace the 100 Series (135, 155 and 185), the spec of the first 3000 Series models, the 150hp 3155 and 170hp

Kuhn bale wrapping workshops

Kuhn bale wrapping workshops
11.04.2018:
Kuhn Farm Machinery is holding a series of bale wrapping workshops, demonstrations and best practice clinics to help farmers improve the quality of, and get the most from, their baled forage.

First outing for complete Fendt grassland line-up

First outing for complete Fendt grassland line-up
10.04.2018:
Fendt has come a long way since entering the grassland business some five years ago, and Agritechnica visitors would have seen the latest green additions following AGCO’s acquisition of Lely’s

Slight fall in UK tractor registrations

Slight fall in UK tractor registrations
09.04.2018:
1,650 tractors were registered in the UK last month, down 6.8% when compared with March 2017, and registrations for the first quarter of this year of 2,932 units were down 3.0% when compared with

Zetor enters Vietnamese tractor market

Zetor enters Vietnamese tractor market
07.04.2018:
Zetor continues to take its tractors to new markets, the latest being a partnership with Vietnamese company Goldmax, which will take care of sales, spare parts and service for new Major, Proxima,

Prize for Fendt Xaver at robotics awards

Prize for Fendt Xaver at robotics awards
06.04.2018:
The initial MARS (Mobile Agricultural Robot Swarms) field robot research project took second prize in the 2018 technology transfer awards at the Finnish organised European Robotic Forum. As part of

Tomahawk for bedding, feeding and spreading

Tomahawk for bedding, feeding and spreading
05.04.2018:
The Tomahawk 500B Turbo Mill, the latest version of the Teagle Machinery-made bale processor, enables bedding material to be processed outside the building. Reducing entry points for both vehicles and

TAFE acquires Serbian tractor maker IMT

TAFE acquires Serbian tractor maker IMT
04.04.2018:
TAFE (Tractors and Farm Equipment Ltd) has acquired Serbian tractor and agriculture equipment manufacturer IMT (Industrija Masina i Traktora). The Indian company was reportedly the only bidder for the

US$11m Ukrainian deal for 50 Case IH machines

US$11m Ukrainian deal for 50 Case IH machines
04.04.2018:
Ukrainian farming business Epicenter K has expanded its machine fleet with an US$11 million spend on 50 separate items of new Case IH equipment. One of the largest recent sales of tractors and

Lely sells more robotic systems

Lely sells more robotic systems
04.04.2018:
A 12% increase in sales of automatic milking and farm management systems helped Lely increase its turnover to €506 million last year. Much of the increased growth was realised in North America, Japan

New Holland grass and arable kit

New Holland grass and arable kit
03.04.2018:
The release of a number of online brochures confirms New Holland has integrated agricultural implements into its product offering following last year’s acquisition of Kongskilde Agriculture. Joining

Built-in bicycle option for John Deere tractors

Built-in bicycle option for John Deere tractors
01.04.2018:
Tractor drivers often spend 10 or more hours a time in the cab. Modern technology provides plenty of creature comforts, but all this sitting can lead to an increased risk of health problems. Reason
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