Trade Shows & Global News
Massey Ferguson will launch the most powerful tractor ever built at its French facility in Beauvais at Agritechnica next month.However, other than a blurred field image, a handful of sharper teaser ones and a short video, the company is keeping all the details, even the name of the new range, which we know is called the ...Read more
Well known farm machinery manufacturers Grégoire Besson and Maschio Gaspardo have entered into a strategic partnership.While retaining their independence, the French and Italian family businesses will share their R&D know-how, in order to accelerate the development of new products. The alliance will also provide more le...Read more
On dairy farms, the cutting length of crops has a large influence on fodder quality. Shortly cut crops can be better compacted in the silo, preventing faulty fermentation and thus reaching high quality fodder. To meet this demand, Strautmann is presenting the new Magnon 11 forage wagon series that cuts crop at a length o...Read more
Knight Farm Machinery has expanded its relationship with Belgian manufacturer Beyne and introduced new ranges of Red Line compact disc cultivators, power harrows and mounted sprayers to the UK.The TerraDisc Pro comprises 2.5-4.0m mounted and 4.0-6.0m trailed versions, all with 510mm cutaway rubber-cushioned discs. Workin...Read more
Bobcat has extended its compact wheel loader portfolio with the new top-of-the-range L95. The new model will debut at Agritechnica.Suitable for a wide range of jobs, such as buckraking and silage clamp work, power to the 5.3t machine comes from a 2.4l 75hp Bobcat Stage V engine. The two-range hydrostatic transmission pro...Read more
Faresin previewed its first 100% electrically-powered self-propelled mixer wagon at its 50th anniversary event where it also unveiled a new telehandler. Both machines will be at Agritechnica.Dealing first with the electric mixer wagon, the first model in the new Italian-made Leader PF Full Electric range is the 1.14 (sin...Read more
The Seed Hawk is making a return to Europe, Väderstad has announced it will be building a new version of the tine based no-till drill in Sweden. While the business end of the drill is pretty much the same as what has been built in Canada for the last 30 years, the rest of the 6.0m, 8.0m and 9.0m range is new all of whic...Read more
John Deere and DeLaval have joined efforts to create the Milk Sustainability Center (MSC), a digital eco-system to help dairy farmers improve the efficiency and sustainability of their operations. The eco-system will be open for partners to join, with the objective of providing farmers with data needed for a holistic vie...Read more
Valtra modernises and expands their brand home factory in Suolahti, central Finland. Recent investments in the AGCO subsidiary enable improved manufacturing efficiency and better working conditions for many of its 1,200 employees.
The most noticeable change at the Finnish factory is Valtra’s new 2,000 m2 paint sh...Read more
The new, “sixth” generation Valtra S Series is to hit market next year and this new 280hp to 420hp range will be made in Finland once again.There was a distinct undertone at the official unveil ahead of the Agritechnica public launch that the Finns wanted to be back in control. The common platform S4 series has been ...Read more
Kverneland Group has fully integrated the products of Phenix Agrosystem (BC Technique) from France into its arable equipment portfolio. This range of rotary hoes, inter-row cultivators and guidance interfaces, well complements the mechanical weed control portfolio of Kverneland and meets with the future of sustainable fa...Read more
Case IH has extended the transmission choices for the 100-130 hp Vestrum tractor range with the ActiveDrive 8 powershift transmission. The Actidrive 8 comes as an optional choice, in addition to the CVXDrive continuously variable transmission (CVT).
Previously available only on the 115-150 hp Maxxum tractors, the...Read more
The Steketee brand name is disappearing from its mechanical hoes, which from November this year will be delivered in Lemken blue instead of Steketee red.It is five years since Lemken acquired Steketee, and the full integration of the Dutch manufacturer into the Lemken family is described as an important step that strengt...Read more
Pöttinger introduces the new Servo 3000 hitch-mounted reversible plough in the medium power class up to 200 hp. The engineering department of the company borrowed many of the features of the more powerful Servo 4000 to unite durability, easy operation and good results.
Servo 3000 ploughs are available with three t...Read more
Amazone has extended its large area seed drill range with the new Cirrus 9004-2C Grand trailed cultivator drill. Due to its adaptability to various field management concepts, it is suitable for large scale and future oriented farming. The machine is available in a working width of 9 m and a row spacing of 16.6 cm.
With the Thulit, Lemken presents its first weeder harrow and rounds off its range of mechanical weed control implements. In developing this machine, the company broke new ground to now launch a new concept with four beams and eight rows of harrow tines. The Thulit is specifically suitable for weed control in young plants...Read more
There are no changes to the 4.5l engine, transmission and model numbers, but next year’s seven-model range of Case IH Farmlift handers are all packaged with the 6F/3R PowerDrive powershift.The Farmlift 633 (max. lift capacity/lift height 3.3t/6.0m), 737 (3.7t/7.0m) and 935 (3.5t/9.0m) models continue with the 140l/min ...Read more
Steyr is signaling its intent to bring its previously shown “Konzept” technologies to market by unveiling the Hybrid CVT during the upcoming Agritechnica trade show in Hanover, Germany. The Hybrid CVT model is already working in the field and takes many Konzept technologies closer to production.
Based on the cu...Read more
The evolution towards soil cultivation, planting and ridging in a single pass in potato growing, has been underway for some time. Dewulf has therefore developed the brand new, comprehensive Certa Integral 40 planter. After an earlier announcement, the new Certa was presented at recently held Potato Europe in Belgium.... Read more
Pöttinger has borrowed much of the tech from the more powerful Servo 4000 range and incorporated it in the new Servo 3000 series. The mounted reversible range is designed for tractors up to 200hp.Pöttinger continues to update its plough ranges. Following on from the recent launch of the Servo 4000 (max. 350hp) and 6000...Read more
With the Pantera 7004, Amazone is offering a further model in the self-propelled sprayer segment. Features of this new machine are its high tank capacity and the newly developed running gear. The Pantera 7004 combines high performance with modern driving characteristics. It is designed for large-scale farming.
Creating a perfect seedbed is an important asset of Pöttinger Lion power harrows. Combined with a seed drill, this machine becomes a flexible and high output combination. The updated Lion with working widths from 2.5 m to 4.0 m and multiple equipment options, covers all types of soil and different farm sizes.
A pe...Read more
Pichon has added two 13m³ capacity slurry tankers to its SV range. The first, the SV13 is available with bogie or tandem axles. The second, the recessed SV13R, is suitable to working on slopes.Slotting in below the existing smallest twin-axle SV16 (16.6m³), the SV13 is aimed at farms spreading up to 5,000m³ of slurry ...Read more
Combining high levels of power and traction with compact dimensions, the JCB 530-60 Agri Super is a new model in the popular 6.0m lift height sector. Lift capacity is 3.0t.While ideally sized to match the needs of livestock farms who need a nimble machine for daily tasks in and around buildings, overall height and width ...Read more
Five years ago, Lemken acquired “Machinefabriek Steketee” in the Netherlands, expanding its crop care product portfolio with implements for mechanical weed control and future-oriented camera-assisted machine guidance. The full integration of the crop care business will now be completed by November 2023: Steketee will...Read more