Trade Shows & Global News

Bespoke tractor for Norfolk farmer

A bespoke MF 8S Dyna-VT tractor that has been through the MF By You customisation programme will be on Massey Ferguson’s stand at the Royal Highland Show. This was customised at MF’s Beauvais factory, in France, for a farmer in Norfolk.Special details include black livery, bespoke seat covers featuring the customer�...

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New sizes extend tyre ranges

The 882 range of Alliance tyres from Yokohama Off-Highway Tires has been extended by three new sizes while two new sizes have been added to the 885 range.Both ranges are steel-belted flotation tires for spreaders, trailers, balers and fertiliser spreaders. They have a large footprint and rounded shoulders to protect crop...

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Friday, 26 May 2023

Trailed seeders for Precea range

Trailed models have been added to Amazone’s range of precision seeders. These are the Precea 9000-TCC and 12000-TCC with working widths of 9.0m and 12m respectively. Both offer row widths of 700mm, 750mm and 800mm. A central, 2,000l seed hopper holds up to two big bags.A Central Seed Supply seed delivery system carries...

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Monday, 22 May 2023

Venterra 2K at Cereals Event

The Venterra 2K hoes from Schmotzer will be shown by Amazone at the Cereals Event.The deep under-frame clearance and increased lift-out height means it can be used in crops of up to 50 cm high, even when coming out of short work into the headland and using GPS SectionControl to lift out each tine element individually.In ...

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Thursday, 18 May 2023

Improved knotting for the Big Pack 1290 HDP II

The Big Pack 1290 HDP II square baler from Krone has been updated by fitting the PowerClean knotter blower system as standard.This is a knotter blower system fitted to the Generation 5. Two hydraulically driven, large-diameter fans blow air into the knotter area helping preventing clogging and premature wear. The fans al...

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Wednesday, 17 May 2023

Bunning increases output for smaller Lowlander spreaders

Smaller horizontal beater and spinning disc (HBD) spreaders from GT Bunning & Son can now be fitted with Widebody, 1,830mm HY beaters rather than the standard 1,500mm version. These Widebody beaters are normally fitted to the larger spreaders and should increase output and improve shredding for the Lowlander 105, 120 and...

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Tuesday, 16 May 2023

 Low-disturbance legs for Combi-Disc

Opico will launch a new version of the He-Va Combi-Disc at the Cereals Event. It has Stealth ultra-low disturbance legs and a choice of different points depending on the level of sub-surface action required.The 15mm wide Stealth legs are made from Hardox steel and carry a 120mm low-disturbance point. This has a shallow ...

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Monday, 15 May 2023

European preview of the Optum 340 CVXDrive from Case IH

Case IH has added a new flagship model to its Optum tractor range. The Optum 340 CVXDrive will be shown for the first time in Europe at the Cereals Event.This tractor delivers up to 340hp and supplements the existing 270hp and 300hp Optum CVXDrive models.It is intended to meet the requirements of large farms and contract...

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Friday, 12 May 2023

Lemken updates Karat cultivators

Both mounted and semi-mounted versions of modified Karat 10 three-beam cultivators are now available from Lemken.A new arrangement of tines is said to reduce the draught of the cultivator and help avoid side-draft. The wing shares for shallow cultivation have been widened and narrow shares can be used for deep cultivatio...

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Wednesday, 10 May 2023

Front loaders for Kioti tractors

Tractors in the HX range from Kioti are now available with front loaders. These loaders are made by Spanish manufacturer Tenias and have been designed specially for these tractors.Maximum lift capacity is 1755kg and maximum height 4301mm. Hydraulics are connected using quick-connect couplings, a Euro 8 quick-release head...

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Tuesday, 9 May 2023

Fewer blockages for Min-Disc

The Min-Disc from Agriweld has been re-designed. A row of discs now cut a path through the soil and trash for the following tines which precede a second row of discs. Previously both rows of discs followed the tines.“When the previous configuration was used in thick trash, such as pea haulm, it could get caught on the ...

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Friday, 5 May 2023

KRM 2,000-litre front seed tank

The latest seed drill from KRM uses the new Sola Aura front hopper and the Seed Ramp rear-mounted tine coulter frame. Splitting the hopper and drill between the front and rear of the tractor helps give a more even weight distribution.The Aura front hopper has a capacity of 2,000-litres and can be supplied as a single tan...

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Thursday, 4 May 2023

David Furber apointed salesmanager for Claydon

David Furber has been appointed sales manager – UK and Ireland by Claydon Yield-o-Meter. The company specialises in direct drill and strip drill technology.“A key part of my role will be to work with our existing dealers to ensure that customers are fully supported and further strengthen our distribution network in a...

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Wednesday, 3 May 2023

Latest Kuhn sprayer holds 3,800 litres

The Lexis 3800 is the latest trailed sprayer from Kuhn. With a 3,800-litre nominal capacity it is the largest in the company’s three-model range of trailed sprayers.Maximum length is 6.90m, overall width is 2.55m and unladen weight just over three tonnes. Aluminium booms with working widths up to 28m are available. To ...

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Tuesday, 2 May 2023

Vervaet spreader holds 40cu m

A heavy-duty, 18cu m trailed tanker can be added Vervaet’s 22cu m Quad 550. This combination is called the Quad XL.An additional centrifugal pump is used for filling and emptying the tanker from the Quad. The Quad also feeds the applicator which is carried by the tanker’s hydraulic linkage. If the extra capacity is n...

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Friday, 28 April 2023

Smaller Bobcat telehandler

Described as simple to use and suitable for any type of farm work, the TL25.60 Agri follows on from the launch of its counterpart construction model at the end of last year.Extending the firm’s agricultural telehandler range to eight models with capacities and lift heights up to 4.3t and 7.5m, respectively, the new sup...

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Friday, 21 April 2023

Horsch partners with Chandlers

The full range of Horsch cultivation, drilling and spraying equipment is now available through four Chandlers Farm Equipment depots.Chandlers acquired Ross Farm Machinery earlier this year. Operating as Chandlers RFM, it represents the Horsch franchise for an area covering the west of the M5 at Bridgnorth in Shropshire, ...

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Thursday, 20 April 2023

Gold award for Fendt Cargo in Poland

The Fendt Cargo T740 telehandler received a gold medal at Agrotech Kielce, Poland’s largest agricultural trade fair. At the same occasion, the Fendt Corus 500 combine harvester received a distinction.

“We are very honored with these two awards”, says Tomasz Szczesny, Business Manager Fendt Poland. “The Fend...

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Wednesday, 19 April 2023

Tyrok for on-land ploughing

Amazone has developed an on-land version of its Tyrok 400 semi-mounted reversible plough. Available with 7, 8 or 9 furrows for tractors of up to 400hp, changing between working on-land or in-furrow is activated via a hydraulic lever.Amazone reckons that the big advantage of the Tyrok Onland’s rectangular beam design ov...

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Tuesday, 18 April 2023

Increased steering performance and new displays

John Deere has redesigned the steering system on 2024 versions of its 6R and 7R series tractors. There are also new integrated displays for all 6, 7, 8 and 9 series models.The redesigned steering column and new steering wheel on 6R tractors is claimed to take driver comfort and on-the-road performance to the next level, ...

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Monday, 17 April 2023

Amazone introduces AmaSpread 2 terminal

Amazone is now offering the new AmaSpread 2 in-cab terminal for the ZA-V Profis Control weigh cell spreader. This provides the mid-range segment with a machine-specific terminal with its comfortable operation and simple menu navigation.

The logical operating structure, combined with the high-contrast 4.3 inch colou...

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Monday, 17 April 2023

New Pöttinger painting line into operation

The second hall at the new Pöttinger rake and baler plant in St. Georgen near Grieskirchen, Austria, has been opened officially. Following almost 1.5 years of construction, the ag machinery manufacturer has started up a modern cathodic dip priming (CDP) and powder coating line in this second expansion phase.

With ...

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Saturday, 15 April 2023

Mixed sales figures in North America

Combine harvester sales in the USA and Canada continue to grow, while tractor unit sales stay close to their 5-year average, according to the latest data from US based Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM).

Overall U.S. ag tractor unit sales continued to slide in March despite gains in the 4WD segments, up 1...

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Friday, 14 April 2023

More tractor power on UK farms

The number of new 161-200hp tractors registered in the UK increased by 80% in the first three months of this year, accounting for nearly 30% (979) of the total 3,354 units.Earlier this week the AEA reported that the 3,354 new tractors registered in the UK in the first three months of this year were 10% higher in the same...

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Friday, 14 April 2023

DeLaval adds feed robot to the mix

DeLaval has expanded its range of automatic solutions with the OptiWagon autonomous feeding robot. It will be available in most European markets this spring.This latest robot is designed as a module for use with the firm’s Optimat stationary automatic feeding system. This mixes the ingredients, which are then conveyed ...

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Tuesday, 11 April 2023