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New premises for Lemken France

New premises for Lemken France
24.03.2017:
France is Lemken’s most important market after Germany, and the company’s largest subsidiary is now operating from a newly-opened sales and service site. Located in Boigny-sur-Bionne, near Orleans,

Join the queue for Discovery

Join the queue for Discovery
23.03.2017:
Spotted the new Discovery? Not yet? Well, you shouldn't have to wait too long, because, even though UK deliveries only started a few weeks ago, vehicle orders have already topped 5,000. That's good

Deutz produces slightly fewer engines

Deutz produces slightly fewer engines
23.03.2017:
Increased demand for engines from the construction, materials handling and agricultural sectors helped boost Deutz Ag’s turnover by nearly 3% to over €1.26 billion last year. Broken down by region,

Quick-change share system for the Cenius

Quick-change share system for the Cenius
22.03.2017:
In addition to the C-Mix shares, Amazone now offers the new C-Mix Clip quick-change system for its Cenius mulch cultivators. Described as a simple, quick and time-saving change over, the new share

New Holland on tour with T7 tractors

New Holland on tour with T7 tractors
21.03.2017:
Tomorrow marks to start of a New Holland tractor tour, in which several T7s will visit nine locations from the South West of England to Scotland. The event provides visitors with an opportunity to put

McCormick appoints new Scottish dealer

McCormick appoints new Scottish dealer
21.03.2017:
New farm machinery dealership AL Agri Ltd represents McCormick sales, parts and service in Angus, north Perthshire. Based on farm premises close to Forfar, the business was set up by long-time friends

BKT tractor tyre quieter on the road

BKT tractor tyre quieter on the road
20.03.2017:
Reduced soil compaction, lower operating costs, higher load capacity, no need to purchase specific rims, nor to change the inflation pressure between working in the fields and road travel. These are

World’s most powerful self-propelled slurry machine

World’s most powerful self-propelled slurry machine
18.03.2017:
GADS Maskinstation in Denmark is the first customer for the largest and most powerful Trac ever from Dutch firm Vredo. Claimed as the world’s largest and most powerful self-propelled slurry machine,

Kuhn’s Performer range goes XL

Kuhn’s Performer range goes XL
17.03.2017:
New 6m and 7m Performer versions have been added to Kuhn’s popular range of non-powered, deep tine-disc cultivators. Joining the existing 4m and 5m line-up launched in 2013, the two new

Cautious optimism in Germany

Cautious optimism in Germany
16.03.2017:
Last year was a turbulent one for Germany’s agricultural machinery manufacturers. Tractor sales fell by just 3%, but the dip in demand for harvesting, milking and transport equipment was much...

King Agro opens new John Deere spray boom plant

King Agro opens new John Deere spray boom plant
16.03.2017:
John Deere’s exclusive partner King Agro has opened a new facility at Picassent, near Valencia in Spain. This is dedicated to the production of the carbon fibre spray boom introduced last year on the

New Topcon precision farming kit from LH Agro

New Topcon precision farming kit from LH Agro
15.03.2017:
The UK distributor has launched a heads-up lightbar guidance system for manually steered tractors, and a new electric steering wheel system for non-autosteer ready machines. The Topcon SI-21 lightbar

New dealer for New Holland in Hereford

New dealer for New Holland in Hereford
14.03.2017:
Bridgend-based New Holland dealer JG Plant Ltd for South Wales has expanded its area, and acquired the premises at Beech Business Park in Hereford from New Holland dealer Ravenhill Ltd. JG Plant will

More details on AGCO/Lely deal

More details on AGCO/Lely deal
13.03.2017:
The full effects of today’s announcement that AGCO has reached an agreement to buy the Lely Group’s forage division have yet to break cover. The integration of Lely’s hay and forage technology...

AGCO acquires Lely’s forage division

AGCO acquires Lely’s forage division
13.03.2017:
The rumours circulated at the French SIMA show recently, and while the details of the deal are currently limited AGCO has just announced it has reached an agreement to acquire the forage division of

Mahindra acquires Turkish arable equipment maker

Mahindra acquires Turkish arable equipment maker
13.03.2017:
India’s biggest tractor maker Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) has acquired a majority stake in Turkish farm equipment company Hisarlar. Under the US$19 million transaction, which is expected to close next

MTS shows 630hp scraper tractor

MTS shows 630hp scraper tractor
10.03.2017:
Tractor-pulled scrapers are a common site at construction sites across North America, and there are a number of high-HP tractors on display at the ConExpo construction show this week. This includes

630hp Game tractor at ConExpo

630hp Game tractor at ConExpo
09.03.2017:
North American manufacturer Game Equipment is showing its most powerful tractor ever at the ConExpo construction show in Las Vegas this week. Called the 96ATX, power comes from a Stage IV Caterpillar

Condor sets two new world spraying records

Condor sets two new world spraying records
08.03.2017:
Agrifac has established two new world spraying records with its Condor self-propelled sprayer at a farm in Western Australia. The successful attempt took place at the farm of Karolyn, Tony and Brendan

Lemken works on self-propelled sprayer

Lemken works on self-propelled sprayer
07.03.2017:
Lemken has never made a secret of desires to add a self-propelled sprayer to the portfolio, either through an acquisition or an in-house development. Providing news from mainland Europe is correct

World’s largest mixer wagon with a straw blower

World’s largest mixer wagon with a straw blower
06.03.2017:
After building a new barn and increasing the size of his herd to 770, Danish dairy farmer Henrik Terkelsen’s attention turned to a new mixer wagon to replace his existing 30m³ version. The farmer...

SIMA 2017: Belair threads lightly

SIMA 2017: Belair threads lightly
04.03.2017:
Belair was showing the 2740 zero grazer which has been designed with larger wheel equipment to reduce compaction. The model on show at SIMA was fitted with 560/60 R22.5 tyres to reduce compaction,

SIMA 2017: French no-tiller

SIMA 2017: French no-tiller
04.03.2017:
Sly France was showing a modular no-till drill at SIMA. Available in working widths of 3.0m-9.0m, folding wings can be added to the chassis to extend the working width if more horsepower or land

SIMA 2017: No more air locks

SIMA 2017: No more air locks
04.03.2017:
Pressol was showing a new grease gun which doesn’t use a spring plunger. Suitable for 400gm cartridges which are then placed inside the barrel, a multi-use orange cap goes inside the cartridge to...

SIMA 2017: Trio of Amazone highlights

SIMA 2017: Trio of Amazone highlights
03.03.2017:
The biggest news on Amazone’s stand was the new 3.0m Cataya power/harrow grain only drill combination. New from the ground up, the newcomer pairs with the firm’s new 01 Series rotary harrows and

SIMA 2017: Hardi’s first carbon fibre boom

SIMA 2017: Hardi’s first carbon fibre boom
03.03.2017:
Sprayer manufacturers are looking to reduce boom weight and stress on the centre frame, and Hardi used the French show to gauge visitor interest for its first carbon fibre sprayer boom. The result of

SIMA 2017: Rousseau electric arm mower

SIMA 2017: Rousseau electric arm mower
03.03.2017:
Rousseau reckons the efficiency losses of the electrically driven rotor on its E-Kastor are just 5%, when 40% is more common with a hydraulically-powered system. The result of two years of R+D, the

SIMA 2017: SDF looks at electrification

SIMA 2017: SDF looks at electrification
02.03.2017:
Tractor manufacturers are not only talking about new products on display at this week’s SIMA show, but also providing a hint of a few things in the pipeline. Take Same Deutz-Fahr, for example, which

SIMA 2017: Self-loading SP muck spreader

SIMA 2017: Self-loading SP muck spreader
02.03.2017:
Dutch firm Ploeger is not alone in looking to develop a machine to fill the void following AGCO’s decision to end production of the European-built TerraGator. It is still on the drawing board, but

SIMA 2017: TYM electric tractor prototype

SIMA 2017: TYM electric tractor prototype
02.03.2017:
John Deere is not the only company showing an electric tractor at SIMA this week. So too is TYM, but then at the opposite end of the power scale and a prototype of a compact tractor called the T293EV

SIMA 2017: More power for McCormick’s X7

SIMA 2017: More power for McCormick’s X7
01.03.2017:
The 226hp X7.690 is an additional model at the top of McCormick’s X7.6 Series. Bringing the total number of models in the range to five (X7.650, X7.660, X7.670, X7.680 and X7.690), all feature new
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