AG Salons & Nouvelles de la mécanisation

New cab on Horsch Leeb sprayers

The cab on the latest Horsch Leeb PT and VT self-propelled sprayers is not only more spacious and quieter but is also said to take operator comfort to new high levels.Previewed at Agritechnica last November, the VT was the first self-propelled sprayer to feature the latest Claas cab. Fitted with an advanced A-column term...

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Mardi 5 mars 2024

John Deere 9RX with more than 900hp

John Deere has expanded the 9RX range with three new models; the 9RX 710 (max. 781hp), 770 (max. 847hp), and 830 (max. 913hp).Sitting above the existing 13.6l powered four-model 9RX range from 539-691hp, the larger 18-litre JD18X block in the three new tractors, which meets Stage V regs without DEF/AdBlue, provides up to...

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Vendredi 1 mars 2024

Kverneland in-furrow Ecomat ploughs

Kverneland UK has extended its Ecomat shallow plough range, with smaller models suitable for in-furrow use.The new versions are available in six-, seven- and eight-furrow builds, and join the existing eight- and 10-furrow on-land models. Developed as an option for minimum disturbance seedbed preparation, the new ploughs ...

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Mardi 27 février 2024

New features and options for Massey balers

Massey Ferguson’s latest RB round balers have a quicker tailgate. New options include film binding on variable chamber RB V Protec models.Standard on all Xtra and Protec models, the new high-speed tailgate increases output by up to 6.0%, which translates to an extra four bales per hour. Film binding was a new option on...

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Vendredi 23 février 2024

Tartan wrap for Fastrac fundraiser

A tartan JCB Fastrac has rolled off the Cheadle production line in honour of Scottish rugby legend and motor neuron disease (MND) campaigner Doddie Weir.Wrapped in Doddie’s own design blue and yellow tartan livery, the Fastrac 4220 iCON was welcomed off the production line by son Angus Weir, ready to report for fundrai...

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Jeudi 22 février 2024

New Holland updates the T9

New Holland says that the advanced oscillating roller wheels and vibration dampening mount suspension in the latest SmartTrax track system improves the ride quality on the revamped T9s, which now reach a new top speed of 40km/hr.Available on T9.520, T9.580, T9.615, T9.655 and T9.700 (475 to 645hp rated power) on 2025 mod...

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Mercredi 21 février 2024

Customisable work lights for Valtra tractors

The customisable LED work light system first introduced on the sixth generation Valtra S Series is now available for all new N, T, and Q series tractors.Users can choose their own preferred colour temperature from a warm yellow 2700K to a cold blue 6500K and light intensity from 0 to up to 2900 effective lumen.The Valtra...

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Mardi 20 février 2024

Big news on tracks

New Holland introduces the T9 SmartTrax heavy horsepower 4WD tractor with PLM Intelligence. High road speed and maneuverability in the field and on the road, are 2 important assets for this New Holland flagship.

“The T9 SmartTrax with PLM Intelligence is more than an enhanced track system,” explains Ken Paul, p...

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Samedi 17 février 2024

Bobcat upgrades compact wheel loaders

Some of the features and options from the recently launched 75hp Bobcat L95 are now available on the 55hp L75 and 68hp L85.These include an improved version of the Advanced Attachment Control system, with new features designed to make the operator’s life easier. These include flex-drive, which allows the engine speed t...

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Vendredi 16 février 2024

Lower Q4 but higher full year results for CNH

The agricultural division (includes Case IH, New Holland and Steyr) of CNH Industrial booked net sales of US$4.95 billion in the final three months of last year; down 8.0% on 2022’s total of US$5.37 billion.Lower industry volumes in all global regions are cited as one of the main reasons for the drop. The one bright sp...

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Mercredi 14 février 2024

Precise unloading on the go

The days of jockeying between the grain cart and combine seem to come to an end. New Holland and Raven are introducing Raven Cart Automation, a system that synchronizes combine and grain cart movements to ensure a streamlined activity while combining and unloading simultaneously on the go.

“Raven Cart Automation ...

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Mercredi 14 février 2024

Vogelsang halves trailing shoe row spacing

A new linkage option halves the row spacing on Vogelsang trailing shoe slurry applicators from 25 to 12.5cm. This doubles the surface area coverage without affecting tractor forward speed.Called DoubleFlow, a Y-shaped piece on the new double runner linkage divides the drain hose into two outlets. Designed to fit the flow...

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Mardi 13 février 2024

Easier system to collect stones

If you have an ATV/UTV and a problem with stones, then the Stoneless, a towed stone collector, could be just the job.Developed by Søren Kristensen, the Danish man spent many years removing stones by hand from fields at the family´s 400ha farm. “It was a tiring job that had to be done every year,” he recalls. After ...

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Lundi 12 février 2024

Prolonged lifetime with Marathon

Väderstad introduces the new Marathon following harrow tine as a compliment to the current assortment. It substantially increases the working life of the finishing tool.

The following harrow tines, fitted to multiple Väderstad machinery, are upgraded with a long-life alternative. By strengthening the following ha...

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Lundi 12 février 2024

UltraFeed with Dynamic crop flow

New Holland is introducing the new UltraFeed pickup head for FR Forage Cruiser self-propelled forage harvesters in North America. The UltraFeed head, boasting a 13-foot (4-meter) working width, is specifically designed to handle larger windrows, while facilitating improved crop flow through the crop channel.

The ne...

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Samedi 10 février 2024

Case IH goes big with AF11 combine

Visitors to next week’s National Farm Machinery show will be able to see two of the biggest combines in the business; the New Holland CR11 and Case IH AF11.First seen at Agritechnica, then again at the Belgian Agribex show in December, quite a lot is known about the New Holland machine. The UK debut was at LAMMA, and t...

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Vendredi 9 février 2024

Severn Farm Machinery adds Lovol to the mix

The Lovol machinery range – previously known as Foton and manufactured by the Weichai Group in China – is now being imported by Severn Farm Machinery Ltd, based in Pontesbury near Shrewsbury.Tractors are currently from 25-130hp with ROPS and cab versions, plus the option to specify Lovol front loaders and on smaller ...

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Vendredi 9 février 2024

Multi option share for Amazone cultivators

The new 360mm universal wing share for the Amazone Cenius and Cenio mounted cultivators can be positioned on the tine at three different heights and angles to cater for different conditions.For the shallow cutting of cereal stubble, the wing share is fixed in the lowest of the holes in the leg, almost parallel to the soi...

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Mercredi 7 février 2024

Case IH AF11 goes big

Each year farmers are challenged to accomplish more within tighter windows. In order to get the most out of every engine hour, Case IH is launching the AF11 combine in North America, a powerhouse, redesigned from the ground up to maximize time in the field.

The AF11 brings together runtime advancements through spee...

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Mercredi 7 février 2024

Yanmar tests field robot concept

Yanmar is the latest company to develop an electrically powered field robot. The Japanese-made machine is called the e-X1.Following hot on the heels of the Kuhn Karl unveiled at Agritechnica, the prototype of the e-X1 is the result of work by Yanmar Ag, a subsidiary of Yanmar Holdings.Unveiled at a stakeholder event, the...

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Mardi 30 janvier 2024

32-cubes for latest Trioliet mixer

The 32m³ Triotrac X2 3200 is the largest self-propelled mixer wagon to date from Dutch manufacturer Trioliet. There is also a ‘smaller’ model in the X range; the 28m³ X2 2800.Power to both is from a six-pot FPT (270hp) Stage V motor and the powershift transmission provides two speed ranges: 0-20km/hr around the far...

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Lundi 29 janvier 2024

Kubota diesel and hydrogen motors

Kubota chose Lamma to test the water with its new 200hp four-cylinder 09-series diesel engines.Targeted directly at the likes of self-propelled sprayer and mixer wagon manufacturers, we’re told it will also suit static installations like gensets and irrigation pumps. While the 5.02-litre 9-series has seen success in th...

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Vendredi 26 janvier 2024

CEMA: towards sustainable energy

Regarding the discussion in various EU Member States about tax exemptions for agricultural diesel, European Agricultural Machinery Association CEMA emphasizes the critical need to maintain the competitiveness of agriculture amidst evolving political demands. In light of this, CEMA advocates for the creation of EU politic...

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Jeudi 25 janvier 2024

Precision Planting opens new facility

AGCO subsidiary Precision Planting is expanding its footprint in Illinois USA, to better serve global dealers and customers. The company began assembling and shipping from the modernized plant in October 2023.

“As more farmers adopt a ‘retrofit first’ mindset – which is upgrading the technology on the equip...

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Jeudi 25 janvier 2024

Kidd Farm Machinery rotary topper

It’s just over a year since free-range pig equipment specialist John Harvey acquired Kidd Farm Machinery and since its move to a new factory it’s fair to say the Wiltshire-based company sounds hungry to grow.Sales are apparently on the up, especially in the firm’s traditional export markets – 50-55% of machines b...

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Jeudi 25 janvier 2024