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Amazone strengthens service support team

Amazone strengthens service support team
28.05.2017:
Amazone has strengthened its service team, both in the field and within its in-house product support. The first of the new-starters is Chris Wilson who is territory area service manager for Northern

Grassland 17: Making silage in the sun

Grassland 17: Making silage in the sun
26.05.2017:
Here's our selection of interesting kit on display at this year's Grassland & Muck 17 event, which took place on May 24/25 at Stoneleigh, Warwickshire.

Grassland 17: Wagon family gains a new member

Grassland 17: Wagon family gains a new member
26.05.2017:
Krone has extended its silage wagon family with the UK introduction of the 36-43m³ RX range. The RX slots in between the firm’s MX and ZX wagon lines and incorporates a new-style pick-up and...

Grassland 17: Butterfly hatches at Grassland

Grassland 17: Butterfly hatches at Grassland
26.05.2017:
Based on the front/rear combo launched a couple of years ago, McHale’s butterfly triple mower conditioner put in its first public working appearance at Grassland & Muck. The B9000 triple pairs two...

Grassland 17: Formula One mowing

Grassland 17: Formula One mowing
26.05.2017:
Racing car type suspension is one of the stand-out features on Kverneland’s new flagship mower conditioner — the 53100MT Vario — which, when teamed with a 3.2m 3632FT front unit, boasts a...

Grassland 17: Seriously Rapide

Grassland 17: Seriously Rapide
25.05.2017:
Dutch firm Schuitemaker had a 30m³ ‘Farmer’-spec forage wagon working on its demo plot at Grassland & Muck. Key differences over the standard machine are the Farmer’s parabolic spring suspension

Grassland 17: Austrian tugs and Irish tedders

Grassland 17: Austrian tugs and Irish tedders
25.05.2017:
First time out seen working in UK fields, four tractors from Lindner’s line-up were providing the power on Malone’s demo plot. The Austrian tractor firm’s range spans 70hp–135hp with standard

Grassland 17: To the ‘max’

Grassland 17: To the ‘max’
25.05.2017:
Grassland 17: To the ‘max’ The most strikingly unusual machine on display in the muck and slurry area was a monstrous trailed injector unit with an in-built umbilical reeler from Veenhuis. Meet

Grassland 17: On the skid

Grassland 17: On the skid
25.05.2017:
JCB has extended the reach of its skid-steer loaders with the addition of a telescopic boom. Built in Savannah, Georgia, US, the Teleskid has a maximum reach of just over 4.00m making it a much more

Grassland 17: Nylon tines for Vicon moco

Grassland 17: Nylon tines for Vicon moco
24.05.2017:
Vicon had upgraded versions of its best-selling mower-conditioners working on its demo plot. While the firm’s trademark tri-blade mower beds remain the same as before, the lightweight 687N triple has

Grassland 17: Give it some width

Grassland 17: Give it some width
24.05.2017:
Northern Irish firm Biddy has expanded its aerator roller offering with the AR6.0. The outer hydraulic folding drums measure 2.55m, which, when added to the central 1.00m drum, produce an overall

Grassland 17: All the way from Slovenia

Grassland 17: All the way from Slovenia
24.05.2017:
Following on from the recent news story that appeared in profi, the grass kit built by Slovenian firm SIP made its first appearance at Grassland 2017. The company builds a full range of mowers,

Grassland 17: Master Blaster

Grassland 17: Master Blaster
24.05.2017:
Grassland & Muck provided the first outing for JCB’s new middleweight loading shovel. As its numbering suggests, the 419S replaces the 418, with key differences being an increase in power, lift

Grassland 17: Put your slurry in a bag

Grassland 17: Put your slurry in a bag
24.05.2017:
Wanna turn your trailer into a tanker? Krampe and Bergmann importer Continental Soil Technology are bringing in a novel bladder arrangement that fits within the body of any tipper. How does it work?

Self-propelled diet feeder contract hire package

Self-propelled diet feeder contract hire package
23.05.2017:
The new three-model range of Strautmann self-propelled diet feeders heading to next month’s Royal Highland Show are not for sale, but instead come with a contract hire package, which spreads the cost

Zetor enters Russian tractor market

Zetor enters Russian tractor market
22.05.2017:
Russian hydraulic systems and components manufacturer Kovrov Electromechanical Plant (KEMP) is to assemble and supply Zetor tractors to the Russian market. The Czech tractor maker will supply its new

SIP after larger share of GB grass kit market

SIP after larger share of GB grass kit market
19.05.2017:
Already present in numerous European markets including Switzerland, Austria, Germany and the Netherlands, Slovenian grass kit manufacturer SIP has appointed Martin Holden as sales director of a new

Specsavers sells JCB-branded safety glasses

Specsavers sells JCB-branded safety glasses
18.05.2017:
JCB has teamed up with Specsavers Corporate Eyecare to launch a range of branded prescription safety glasses. A total of 20 JCB frames are available in men’s, women’s and unisex designs under the

25 years of Fendt for South-West dealership

25 years of Fendt for South-West dealership
18.05.2017:
Next month’s Royal Cornwall Show will be the scene of celebrations for South-West farm machinery distributor Alan Snow, as he reaches 35 years of trading and the quarter century as an authorised...

Claas builds new German test centre

Claas builds new German test centre
17.05.2017:
Claas is investing over €15 million in a state-of-the-art test centre at its site in Harsewinkel, that will significantly increase its testing capacities for the development of new agricultural

SDF top man outlines future Deutz-Fahr strategy

SDF top man outlines future Deutz-Fahr strategy
16.05.2017:
A number of major tractor suppliers are in the process of bolstering their ranges with grass harvesting and tillage equipment. Deutz-Fahr’s heart is with tractors and combine harvesters, and the firm

Deutz-Fahr opens new tractor plant

Deutz-Fahr opens new tractor plant
15.05.2017:
Tractor production has started at Deutz-Fahr’s new state-of-the-art facility at Lauingen, Germany. The result of three years of planning and construction time, the overall bill of €90 million

Clarke and Pulman take on Valtra franchise

Clarke and Pulman take on Valtra franchise
11.05.2017:
Lancashire dealership Clarke and Pulman has added Valtra to its portfolio in the North-West, and opened a new depot at Garstang. Formerly the premises Whittingham Farm Supplies, the 2-acre site will

New battery for electric wheeled loader

New battery for electric wheeled loader
10.05.2017:
Weidemann’s electrically powered 1160 eHoftrac wheeled loader is now offered with a high-quality AGM (Absorbent Glass Mat) battery. Contained in a leak-proof battery box, the new battery is less

Harvesting record in pictures

Harvesting record in pictures
09.05.2017:
If you didn't make it to Meath to the awesome display of over 100 harvesters working together then fear not. Here are a bunch of pictures for you to help imagine the immense sight.

Sulky-Burel and Jacto join forces in Brazil

Sulky-Burel and Jacto join forces in Brazil
09.05.2017:
French farm machinery manufacturer Sulky-Burel and Brazilian sprayer maker Jacto have formed a strategic partnership whereby the French firm will provide Jacto with the technology needed to develop a

Irish charity establishes foraging world record

Irish charity establishes foraging world record
08.05.2017:
Combines4Charity have set the bar with a Profi World Record for 104 self-propelled forage harvesters working simultaneously clearing 100 acres in five minutes, 45 seconds. With two combining world

Ploeger prototype breaks cover

Ploeger prototype breaks cover
08.05.2017:
The prototype of Ploeger’s self-propelled three-wheeled slurry machine has been spotted at a Dutch contractor. Called the AT4103 - AT (Application Terra) 4103, the manufacturer remains tight-lipped

World first for forage wagon

World first for forage wagon
06.05.2017:
Hydraulically extending axles are a common sight on Dutch slurry tankers to spread the weight when travelling on soft land, but the use of such a system on a self-loading forage wagon is believed to

Pink Valtra tractor tours UK for charity

Pink Valtra tractor tours UK for charity
06.05.2017:
A customised Valtra Unlimited N Series tractor has set off on a summer-long, nationwide tour of agricultural shows and country events across the UK, with a mission to raise as much money as possible

New Holland sets soya bean harvesting record

New Holland sets soya bean harvesting record
05.05.2017:
New Holland’s CR8.90 combine harvester has set a new World Record by harvesting 439.73 tonnes of soya beans in eight hours. Certified by independent adjudicator, the record-breaking attempt took...

Vogel & Noot TerraDisc back in production

Vogel & Noot TerraDisc back in production
04.05.2017:
Belgian sprayer maker Beyne, which acquired the land, buildings and spare parts factory of Vogel & Noot in Wartberg, Austria, last autumn, has started making three models of the TerraDisc pro disc

Imminent changes expected at Challenger

Imminent changes expected at Challenger
03.05.2017:
AGCO’s Challenger brand was catapulted into the spotlight recently following an internet story suggesting it was withdrawing from Europe and all other markets outside of North America, that all

Monsanto terminates agreement with Deere

Monsanto terminates agreement with Deere
03.05.2017:
The Climate Corporation, a Monsanto subsidiary, has announced Monsanto’s termination of their agreement with Deere & Company for the acquisition of the Precision Planting LLC equipment business.

ProDig launches push-off silage forks

ProDig launches push-off silage forks
02.05.2017:
Irish based manufacturer ProDig Attachments has launched a new range of push-off grass silage forks. Available in five widths from 8ft (2.5m) up to 12ft (3.6m), reinforced brackets are available to

The Maschio man

The Maschio man
02.05.2017:
Rob Immink has joined OPICO to head up the Maschio Gaspardo team for the UK distributor. Mr Immink will be well known in tillage machinery circles having worked at Gregoire-Besson UK until the recent

Full pull for Steiger 620

Full pull for Steiger 620
01.05.2017:
Case IH’s Steiger 620, the wheeled equivalent of the Quadtrac 620, has set new records for drawbar fuel efficiency, drawbar horsepower and maximum pull in US tests at the University of Nebraska
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