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DLG approval for new Claas baler

DLG approval for new Claas baler
24.02.2017:
The Claas Variant 485 RC Pro round baler has been awarded the ‘DLG approved’ quality mark from the German Agricultural Society (DLG). The test programme included a range of practical application

Territory expansion for McCormick dealer

Territory expansion for McCormick dealer
23.02.2017:
One of Britain’s leading McCormick dealerships – HJR Agri (Oswestry) Ltd – has expanded into west Cheshire and north Staffordshire. The business took on McCormick for west Shropshire and...

Stable UK business for Lemken

Stable UK business for Lemken
22.02.2017:
Lemken’s 2016 turnover of €325 million is similar to that recorded in 2015. Business in the main European markets, above all in Germany (26% of total sales) and France, continued to be weak,...

Driver-less tractor for 2020

Driver-less tractor for 2020
21.02.2017:
The Case IH autonomous tractor is just three years off commercial availability, although at that stage it’s only likely to be sold as a cabbed machine. The cab-less prototype, as pictured here and

Mzuri opens Polish factory

Mzuri opens Polish factory
21.02.2017:
Mzuri has announced the opening of a manufacturing facility in Poland to meet the growing demand for its strip till equipment in export and home markets. A joint venture with the Polish company

Higher outputs from Kuhn large square baler

Higher outputs from Kuhn large square baler
17.02.2017:
Completing the range of large square balers in the 120cm x 70cm (2x4) segment, Kuhn Farm Machinery says the new LSB 1270 DX produces a 10% higher bale density and a 15% increase in baling capacity. To

Slight increase in Amazone turnover

Slight increase in Amazone turnover
16.02.2017:
New products allowed Amazone to compensate for the decreased demand for farm equipment in many areas of the world last year, gain new customers, and increase its 2016 turnover to €406 million (€402

Wider folding versions of trailed Combi-Disc

Wider folding versions of trailed Combi-Disc
15.02.2017:
The newly-launched trailed 450 (4.5m) and 550 (5.5m) He-Va Combi-Discs, provide growers with higher output, single pass machines for subsoiling, surface cultivation and consolidation. The two models

Positive last three months for AGCO

Positive last three months for AGCO
14.02.2017:
AGCO net sales increased 6.9% during the last three months of 2016 to US$2.1 billion, and the company achieved total sales for the year of around US$7.4 billion - a decrease of approx. 0.8% compared

FTMTA 17: Making slurry tankers safer

FTMTA 17: Making slurry tankers safer
11.02.2017:
While there is a greater uptake of hydraulically powered vacuum pumps on new slurry tankers, Safe Shaft Systems has developed a solution for the retrofit market for those who want rid of a pto shaft.

FTMTA 17: Keep down low

FTMTA 17: Keep down low
11.02.2017:
Armagh base OBE has been making its Low Centre of Gravity tankers for a couple of years now. This lower height is due to a pipe running through the tank and a greater recess, hence the pictured

FTMTA 17: Another trailer maker squeezes in

FTMTA 17: Another trailer maker squeezes in
11.02.2017:
Kompact Engineering believes its ejector trailer is designed to be more robust than others on the market. The firm points out the additional side bracing uses two sections of box steel for the side

15,000 Giants from Tobroco Machines

15,000 Giants from Tobroco Machines
10.02.2017:
Dutch firm Tobroco Machines, the maker of the Giant wheeled and telescopic loaders, telehandlers and skid steer loaders, has just produced the 15,000th machine. It is just three years since the Dutch

FTMTA 17: Give grass a freshen up

FTMTA 17: Give grass a freshen up
10.02.2017:
Kildare based GF Coyle is showing this grassland seeding tool from Czech firm SMS. It uses a row of scarifying tines along the front followed by two rows of spring tines. At the rear is a prisma

FTMTA 17: Kuxmann now in Ireland

FTMTA 17: Kuxmann now in Ireland
10.02.2017:
Cross Agricultural Engineering is now importing the Kuxmann range of trailed fertiliser and lime spreaders from Germany. Capacities range from 5,300 to 14,000 litres and are said to be capable of

FTMTA 17: Sip adds smaller twin rotor

FTMTA 17: Sip adds smaller twin rotor
10.02.2017:
Farmec has a new Sip twin rotor rake at the Irish FTMTA Farm Machinery show. Weighing in at 1,634kg, the 650-20T has an adjustable working width of 6.04m to 6.58m with the option of hydraulic

Huge 24-row precision drill at SIMA

Huge 24-row precision drill at SIMA
09.02.2017:
If you didn’t make it to the Italian EIMA farm machinery show last November, then the French SIMA show at the end of this month provides another opportunity to see Maschio Gaspardo’s newly-launched

Department of transport halts Phase 2

Department of transport halts Phase 2
08.02.2017:
The long running saga of bringing the UK’s agri road rules up to date has been dealt a severe blow after the Department for Transport said it would no longer proceed with ‘Phase 2’ which would...

Cheffins sale of rare International tractors

Cheffins sale of rare International tractors
08.02.2017:
East Anglian-based auctioneer, Cheffins, is due to sell one of the most important collections of vintage International tractors in the firm’s April Vintage Sale. The Dave Boyles International

John Deere expands Gator factory

John Deere expands Gator factory
07.02.2017:
The first major expansion in 30 years at John Deere’s Horicon factory in Wisconsin, North America, has resulted in a new 36,000m² facility for manufacturing the Gator utility vehicles. Scheduled for

New Holland dealer partnership in Shropshire

New Holland dealer partnership in Shropshire
06.02.2017:
New Holland has strengthened its dealer network with the launch of a new partnership in Shropshire with Severn Farm Machinery. Based at Pontesbury, the family business will supply the full range of

Kuhn affected by lower farm incomes

Kuhn affected by lower farm incomes
03.02.2017:
The market for agricultural equipment declined for the third successive year last year, resulting in a 13% fall in Kuhn Group net sales to CHF 930 million (approx. £740 million). Down from 2015’s...

Free BKT footballs at SIMA

Free BKT footballs at SIMA
02.02.2017:
African footballer and football freestyle champion Iya Traoré will perform a number of stunt shows on BKT’s SIMA stand, after which the Indian tyre maker says it will give away thousands of free

New Holland completes Kongskilde acquisition

New Holland completes Kongskilde acquisition
01.02.2017:
Following the announcement made in October, New Holland Agriculture as CNH Industrial has completed the acquisition of the agricultural grass and soil business of Kongskilde Industries. The business
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