Trade Shows & Global News

Siloking up capacity of Etruck

Kverneland’s latest news is about the updates to the Siloking diet feeder range include a stepless gearbox for the augers on the trailed models, a revamped version of the battery powered Etruck while the diesel-fuelled machines can now run on HVO.The Variospeed stepless gearbox on the TrailedLine two and three auger mi...

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Tuesday, 21 May 2024

Bumper display for Kuhn at Cereals

Kuhn’s Tineliner and Rowliner mechanical weeders will debut at next month’s Cereals 2024.Previewed at Agritechnica, the Tineliner and Rowliner offer another option to reduce chemical usage while controlling weeds. The Tineliner range has three models – 6.0m, 9.0m and 12m – and is constructed from 1.5m sections wi...

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Friday, 17 May 2024

Major funding for electric tractor

Seederal, start-up company from France, has raised 7.1 million euros funding from a group of investors.  This will enable the company to accelerate the development of its electric tractor. Also, Seederal received a 3.7 million euro grant from the France 2030 investment plan.

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Tuesday, 14 May 2024

Scottish debut for new Bunning trailers

G T Bunning and Sons recently launched trailer range will make its Scottish debut at this year’s Royal Highland Show.Following its LAMMA launch earlier this year, the new four-model range (14t-20t) is built at Bunning’s factory at Gressenhall in Norfolk. Bunning built its first trailer in 1963 but paused production i...

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Monday, 13 May 2024

Trioliet opens powder coating plant

Trioliet, supplier of feeding and weighing systems, recently commissioned a new, energy-efficient powder coating plant. This plant has significantly more capacity while using around 40% less energy, compared to the previous plant. By applying an upgraded pre-treatment technique to the steel, this boosts corrosion resistance...

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Thursday, 9 May 2024

Kuhn net sales down nearly a fifth

The Kuhn Group blames economic and political uncertainties for the 19% drop in net sales in the first three months of this year to approx. £312 million (CHF357m). In the same January to March 2023 the figure was closer to £385 million (CHF440m).Demand for agricultural machinery continued to decline in the first three m...

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Thursday, 9 May 2024

New paint plant at Trioliet

Dutch mixer wagon and silage block cutter manufacturer Trioliet has installed a new powder coating installation at its production site in Oldenzaal.Swapping the previous gas oven for an infra-red version, the nifty bit is that a specially developed coating allows the second layer to be applied immediately after the first...

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Wednesday, 8 May 2024

Yanmar and Moët cooperate

Yanmar Vineyard Solutions, the viticulture technology subsidiary of Yanmar, strengthens its partnership with the renowned Champagne House Maison Moët & Chandon in France. The partnership focuses on advancing robotic and autonomous solutions in vineyards by means of the development of the YV01 autonomous vineyard robot, aim...

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Monday, 6 May 2024

Extra functions for Pöttinger app

Pöttinger has added three new functions to its Harvest Assist app to further optimise the grass silage process and boost performance.The first allows the baler operator to enter the number of bales made in each field. This allows drivers of the collection vehicles to see how many need to be collected. If there are sever...

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Monday, 6 May 2024

Negative trend for US tractor market

42,824 new tractors were registered in North America from January to March this year. This number is down 13% on the same three months in 2022.Data compiled by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) confirms that all power categories were affected, including the important compact tractor market: down 17% in the...

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Monday, 6 May 2024

CNH introduces FieldOps

CNH is presenting FieldOps, a versatile and easy-to-use farm management web and mobile platform available for operators worldwide. It brings real-time monitoring, remote display viewing and intuitive user interface together into one comprehensive package to enhance how farming operations manage their data overall.

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Thursday, 2 May 2024

BKT trailer tyre exceeds on the road

Designed for road going trailers and slurry tankers, BKT reckons that the Powertrailer SR 331 all steel radial is the tyre novelty the agricultural world has been waiting for.Exceeding the firm’s expectations in terms of its road performance, the Powertrailer is claimed to provide good flotation properties. The all-ste...

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Thursday, 2 May 2024

Kubota dealer manager in Ireland

Kubota (UK) has appointed Gary Walsh as agricultural and groundcare dealer manager for Ireland.Gary has considerable experience working in the sector, both at manufacturer and dealer level. After leaving school, he embarked on a career as a technician following completion of a four-year apprenticeship in Ireland.He has b...

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Thursday, 2 May 2024

Oxbo unveils divisional structure

Oxbo, specialist in harvesting and controlled application equipment, enters into a new structure, designed to more effectively meet the diverse needs to its global customer base. This strategic reorganization reflects Oxbo’s commitment to enhancing customer satisfaction, driving innovation, and delivering customer value....

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Monday, 29 April 2024

Seed rate calculator from Väderstad

Väderstad has introduced a seed rate calculator. It enables farmers to easily find their correct seed rate and convert between seed volume and seed population. The calculator is available on Vaderstad.com and can be used from a computer, as well as from a mobile device, like a smartphone or iPad, in field.

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Friday, 26 April 2024

Nexat with 14m Evers slurry injector

Evers is the latest company to develop a bespoke machine for the Nexat self-propelled gantry. The Dutch slurry specialist has fitted the CTF vehicle with a specially-made Agro Toric NX 1400 injector.With a working width of 14m, this is the widest Toric so far from Evers. Described as a high-output CTF system for large fi...

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Friday, 26 April 2024

More functions on Harvest Assist

Harvest Assist, Pöttinger’s app for optimizing forage harvesting, is constantly being expanded. It now features three new functions for optimizing the deployment of harvest machines to further boost harvesting performance.

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Thursday, 25 April 2024

More butterfly mowers from Kverneland UK

Kverneland Group UK has added the 5387MT and 5395MT to its butterfly mower conditioner range. Fitting between the existing 5087MT and 53100MT Vario, the two newcomers can both be fitted with BX swath groupers.Based on the 3300-series mower platform, the fixed cutting widths of the new models is 8.75m and 9.5m respectivel...

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Thursday, 25 April 2024

BKT Powertrailer on the road

BKT unveils the Powertrailer SR 331 all steel radial tire. The new tire has specifically been designed to meet the evolving needs of trailer and tanker transport applications. It is indeed particularly suitable for road transport operations.

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Tuesday, 23 April 2024

DEUTZ-FAHR unlocks the 5 Keyline

With the new 5 Keyline, DEUTZ-FAHR launches a series of four models in the utility segment with power outputs from 75 to 106 HP. With a package of essential but functional features, 5 Keyline models are all-rounder tractors for daily work in stables, stock yards, or as a second tractor for light operations on larger farms....

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Monday, 22 April 2024

6.0m trailed Precea joins Amazone range

Amazone has added a 6.0m model to its trailed Precea precision air seeder range. The new width joins the 9.0m (9000-TCC) and 12m (12000-TCC) versions launched at Agritechnica.The Precea 6000-TCC is available with a central seed delivery system supplied from an 850l hopper, or individual 70l hoppers on each seeding unit. ...

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Thursday, 18 April 2024

Larger BioDrill for Väderstad Rapid

Väderstad has increased the hopper capacity by more than 40% on the latest versions of its BioDrill seeding unit for the Rapid 300-400C/S.Hopper capacity is up from 200 to 300l on the BioDrill for the 3.0m Rapid and from 280 to 400l on the 4.0m version, and the two units are now equipped as standard with two level senso...

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Wednesday, 17 April 2024

Deutz Fahr 6135C RV Shift: Stepless Powershift?

Realising it needed a 114-134hp powershift, the SDF engineers have pulled off a blinder – they used the tried and trusted inhouse CVT and added some steps thus creating the new 6C RV Shift. We find out what it is like to drive and who it is aimed at with our first look.With the launch of its new 114ph – 136hp 6C trac...

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Monday, 15 April 2024

Zetor show new 6 series tractor

The Czech tractor manufacturer unveiled the prototype of a four-pot 6-series tractor at last week’s Techagro farm machinery show.Last autumn, Zetor hinted it was close to launching its most powerful four-cylinder range to date and a Deutz-powered line up that would peak at 170hp (see link).The full details have yet to ...

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Monday, 15 April 2024

AVR Puma 4.0: old meets new

As announced earlier this year, AVR, manufacturer of a full range of potato harvesting machines, celebrates its 175th anniversary in 2024. At this occasion, the company launches a limited “retro” edition of the Puma 4.0 self-propelled harvester. Lifting the veil shows how this machine looks like.

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Saturday, 13 April 2024