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LAMMA 2018: Ovlac discs come to UK

LAMMA 2018: Ovlac discs come to UK
23.01.2018:
Best known in the UK as a plough maker, Spanish firm Ovlac is also now marketing its disc line on this side of the Channel through its importer Halse South West. Model on display at LAMMA was the 4.0m

LAMMA 2018: Simba roars again

LAMMA 2018: Simba roars again
23.01.2018:
Recognise this pair? Paint them yellow or green, and you certainly would. Formerly sold in Simba and latterly Great Plains colours, the FL300 subsoiler (top) and DTX300 tine/disc cultivator are now

LAMMA 2018: Shear bucket made of tough stuff

LAMMA 2018: Shear bucket made of tough stuff
22.01.2018:
Tewkesbury-based Albutt Engineering debuted two new products at LAMMA. A first for the firm is the pictured Shear Bucket, which is heavily based on the company’s shear grabs but with the capability...

LAMMA 2018: One pass spuds

LAMMA 2018: One pass spuds
22.01.2018:
A hook-tine rotary cultivator and four-row cup planter (36in rows) combine to create the Baselier FA380W one-pass potato planting rig. Key features are the cultivator’s rubber hull, which is reckoned

LAMMA 2018: Shelbourne in house flail

LAMMA 2018: Shelbourne in house flail
19.01.2018:
A desire to build its own front/rear-mounted flail, rather than import a machine, prompted Suffolk-based Shelbourne Reynolds to design the FPO 2800. Priced at £10,900, the 2.8m model is constructed

LAMMA 2018: Vicon brings balance to trailed sprayer

LAMMA 2018: Vicon brings balance to trailed sprayer
19.01.2018:
‘New from the ground up’ is Vicon’s claim for iXtrack T3, the first of a fresh generation of trailed sprayers. As a taster, the T3 is available with 2,600- and 3,200-litre tank sizes, and...

LAMMA 2018: Brock goes drilling

LAMMA 2018: Brock goes drilling
18.01.2018:
With working widths from 8.0m to 13.4m and a 5,500-litre seed/fert hopper, the Brock Campaign tine drill range is clearly targeted at large-scale farmers and contractors. There’s a host of coulter

LAMMA 2018: Claydon went to hoe

LAMMA 2018: Claydon went to hoe
18.01.2018:
Though already shown in pre-production form at Cereals 2017, LAMMA provided the official launchpad for Claydon’s TerraBlade inter-row hoe. According to Jeff Claydon, recent Agrii trials showed a...

LAMMA 2018: Arable kit takes centre stage

LAMMA 2018: Arable kit takes centre stage
17.01.2018:
There are plenty of new drills and cultivators on display at the East of England showground today, one of which includes Weaving Machinery’s mounted LD Top-Soiler. Designed to relieve compaction in

LAMMA 2018: Flurry of new fertiliser spreaders

LAMMA 2018: Flurry of new fertiliser spreaders
16.01.2018:
This week’s LAMMA 2018 will provide visitors with an opportunity to take a close look at Amazone’s WindControl system. Available for the ZA-TS mounted and ZG-TS trailed spreaders, the wind sensor

LAMMA 2018: Plenty of new tractors

LAMMA 2018: Plenty of new tractors
15.01.2018:
If you didn’t make it to Hannover last November then this week’s LAMMA 2018 provides an ideal opportunity to see some of the new tractors previewed at Agritechnica. This includes Case IH’s...

German Cat dealer shows electric tractor

German Cat dealer shows electric tractor
13.01.2018:
Customers are asking for electric/hybrid solutions, says German Cat dealer Zeppelin, which could simply have shown an electric motor and battery at last November's Agritechnica to highlight the

Cab option for Landini 4-D tractors

Cab option for Landini 4-D tractors
12.01.2018:
Initially offered only in open platform guise when launched in the UK last year, Landini’s basic-spec 4-D tractors are now also available with a cab that not only provides added safety but also full

New Holland tractor cab simulator

New Holland tractor cab simulator
11.01.2018:
Developed by Dutch simulator manufacturer 3iSIMa and students at the country’s Terra agricultural schools, the tractor cab simulator on New Holland’s Agribex stand was the biggest surprise at the

Yanmar field tests driverless tractors

Yanmar field tests driverless tractors
10.01.2018:
Autonomous tractors are not everyone’s cup of tea amidst driver concerns they will soon be out of a job. However, this is not stopping manufacturers from looking down the driverless route, and

JCB Fastracs help keep Alpine passes open

JCB Fastracs help keep Alpine passes open
09.01.2018:
Several metres of snow have been dumped on the French Alps during the past few weeks and two JCB Fastrac 4220s are carrying out vital work to keep a high mountain pass open. Fitted with a special

Oakes Bros expands west

Oakes Bros expands west
09.01.2018:
Farm machinery and New Holland main dealer Oakes Bros has opened a new depot just outside of Coombe Bissett. Added to the company’s three existing premises in Berkshire, West Sussex and Hampshire,...

Record sales for Claas in Eastern Europe

Record sales for Claas in Eastern Europe
08.01.2018:
Claas sales rose by 3.6% to €3.76 billion (2016: €3.63 billion) last year, and the company saw profit before taxes almost double to €184 million (2016: €93 million). The strong boost was...

Lely’s first silage block cutter

Lely’s first silage block cutter
05.01.2018:
Lely sold its grass machine equipment division to AGCO to concentrate on new milk and feeding technologies. The first visible sign of this is a deal with Dutch firm Trioliet to add the TU

Krone benefits from rising milk prices

Krone benefits from rising milk prices
04.01.2018:
The milk price recovery first signalled late 2016 has had a positive effect on Krone’s agricultural machinery division. Fuelled by a buoyant for new machines during the second half of last year, the

Fendt delivers 1,000th Vario 1000

Fendt delivers 1,000th Vario 1000
03.01.2018:
Revealed to the international press in July 2014, at the public debut of the 1000 Vario at the 2015 Agritechnica Fendt spoke of plans to sell a few hundred units a year. Available in limited volumes

Kuhn Stronger takes to the fields

Kuhn Stronger takes to the fields
02.01.2018:
You won’t find it in the UK price lists but Kuhn has just launched a new self-propelled sprayer known as the Stronger 4000 (4,000-litres). Unveiled at Agritechnica last month, and initially available

World’s largest tractor markets - India and China

World’s largest tractor markets - India and China
01.01.2018:
The total numbers of new tractors sold globally last year have yet to be compiled, but what we can reveal is the worldwide five-year average from 2012 to 2016 was two million units. The slump in
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