Trade Shows & Global News

Potato Europe concluded successfully

The Potato Europe trade fair, which took place on 7 and 8 September, at the Rittergut Bockerode Estate in Springe-Mittelrode near Hanover, Germany, has confirmed its role as the international venue for potato professionals after a hiatus due to the pandemic. With 8,000 visitors from 65 countries, the outdoor exhibition w...

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Saturday, 10 September 2022

Fendt unveils Corus combine harvester

Fendt is introducing a new combine harvester series in the up to 260 hp power segment, the Fendt Corus 500. Designed as an entry-level model for European farms that rely on self-mechanisation, the range comprises nine five-straw walker models with a working width of up to 7.60 m and two different grain tank sizes and unl...

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Friday, 9 September 2022

Record turnover Pöttinger in fiscal year 21/22

Family-owned company Pöttinger from Austria has once again achieved record turnover in the financial year 2021/22. During another challenging business year (01 August 2021 to 31 July 2022), turnover increased by 25 percent to EUR 506 million.

This represents an increase of a staggering EUR 101 million and is by fa...

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Thursday, 8 September 2022

Brad Crews retires from CNH Industrial

Brad Crews, President North America for CNH Industrial, is about to retire. Mr. Crews is a longstanding member of the company's Senior Leadership Team and is also the leader of the North American Agricultural Segment.  

During 2023, Brad Crews will focus on a new role, supporting Derek Neilson, President Agricultu...

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Thursday, 8 September 2022

Vantage AM to distribute Robotti in France

Precision farming techniques and robotics are a perfect match. This is why Agrointelli has partnered up with a number of companies, who have specialized in precision agriculture. Now, French Vantage Atlantique Méditerranée (AM) is joining the Robotti team, being the fourth representative from the Trimble group.

V...

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Wednesday, 7 September 2022

Case IH updates AFS AccuSync and AFS Connect

Case IH updates its AFS precision farming system AccuSync machine coordination, as well as productivity-boosting AFS Connect features. These provide sharing of real-time data between multiple machines and a seamless user experience enabling greater productivity.

With the introduction of AFS AccuSync, farmers will b...

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Wednesday, 7 September 2022

Kubota releases electric tractor in Europe

Kubota releases a limited number of the LXe-261 compact electric tractor in Europe. The tractor will be made available for a long-term rental service for local municipalities in Europe starting in April 2023.

Kubota advocates carbon neutrality by 2050 in the Environmental Vision that it announced in 2021. As an ini...

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Tuesday, 6 September 2022

Claas introduces Corio stubble cracker  

Claas presents the new Corio stubble cracker for effective and efficient control of corn borers when harvesting corn and faster decomposition of the corn stubbles. Thanks to the integrated mulcher, one subsequent operation is saved, which saves fuel and human resources.

Combating the European corn borer requires a ...

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Monday, 5 September 2022

Agritechnica Asia Live concluded succesfully

Held in Can Tho, Vietnam last August, Agritechnica Asia Live, a 20-hectare outdoor event combining field demonstrations, exhibition and conference program, successfully concluded. The event attracted almost 4,000 farmers, traders, scientists and politicians.

Demonstrating solutions suitable for the local farming ne...

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Monday, 5 September 2022

Krone extends BiG X forage harvester range

Krone launches two new forage harvesters in the high-end 980-1080 horsepower range. The two most recent members in the 680 and 1180 families,  the BiG X 980 and BiG X 1080, are available as of now. 

The German company introduces the new models in response to an increasing global demand in the 900hp to 1100hp segm...

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Monday, 5 September 2022