After the original Weed Wipeout from Quad-X comes the Wipeout 2. According to Quad-X, this 2nd generation patented design boasts a further 14% less chemical usage. This is all due to further R&D on the chemical application process for even more valuable savings on chemical as well as protecting valuable grass and clover. JP Scullion, […]
Archives for March 2015
A new device for helping tractor operators’ hook up to implements using the three point linkage system has been developed by a Monaghan company. Safehitch, which is patented and was developed by engineer Jim Cassidy and businessman and part-time farmer Pat McKenna, has received the endorsement of the Irish Farmers’ Association.
In preparation for becoming official JCB Dealers on April 1st, Sharmans Technicians attended some JCB technical product training at Brooksby Melton College last week.
In order to utilise the soil tillage implement as a solo machine, Amazone now offers a swivel top link as an option for its AD pack top seed drill combinations. With the aid of a specific lever construction, the top link is rotated between the soil tillage implement and the seed drill in such a […]
Vicon is to run a demonstration programme throughout the 2015 grass season to highlight the performance, efficiency and quality of its round baler range. Called the Vicon Bale Challenge, the in-field demonstration includes the new FlexiWrap baler-wrapper combination in addition to the latest generation RV5200 series variable chamber balers.
The FTMTA (Farm Tractor Machinery Trade Association) has approved two firms as members of the Association. Suir Sprayers is located just outside Waterford City. Established in 2013 by cousins John and Eddy Lynch, Suir Sprayers is a dealer for Hardi sprayers and also provides a sprayer testing service, parts and service for all sprayer types […]
Zetor Tractors are expanding their MAJOR model series. The newcomers are the MAJOR 60 with an engine power of 61 horsepower, and MAJOR 80 with an engine power of 75 horsepower. Zetor says they are reacting to the popularity of this model series among customers, offering them a wider choice. The introduction of these new […]
Thame-based Kubota UK, is set to boost its presence in the town this year and beyond with the unveiling of its newly expanded Dormer Road HQ, with a significant investment made in its on-site training facility. Based in the town since 1979, Kubota UK enjoyed considerable growth in 2014, and the brand is expecting continued […]
The construction of the new Lemken field sprayer factory in Haren, Germany, was launched with a symbolic ground-breaking ceremony. The site, which is more than 3 ha in size, will soon house offices, training rooms with an integrated, 500 m² exhibition area, and a production hall of almost 10,000 m². It is expected that construction […]
Kuhn Farm Machinery has extended its range of multipurpose agricultural shredders with the introduction of two new models: the BP 10 and BP 100. Suitable for maintaining pastures, fallow land and for shredding crop residues and undergrowth, both machines are available in a range of working widths and with shredding knives suited to a variety […]
Swedish company Just Common Sense AB have released a new model of CombCut for the 2015 season. CombCut has been on the market for 5 years, and whilst it was originally developed to cut thistles in growing crops, the company claims to have a lot of successful customers using their machine as part of their weed […]
A lightweight, cost-sensitive mounted mower conditioner with high output potential joins the Vicon Extra range for 2015. Called the Extra 632T Farmer, this latest mower sits above the existing 2.8m range-topper and offers a 3.2m working width from its eight-disc, three-blades per disc construction. This additional model gets a nylon tine conditioner, which contributes to […]
Two John Deere tractors have been stolen overnight between Saturday and Sunday, March 20 and 21. They were taken at some time from the Moulton area near Spalding in the Lincolnshire. The registrations are FX09CXE and FJ08HGX. Anyone with information can contact Lincolnshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 115 of March 22. Or call […]
The biggest ‘mechanical’ tractor in the Landini range has been given a new identity and a new more fuel- and power-efficient engine. Now identified as the Landini 6L Series, the new 6-145L, 6-160L and 6-175L are built around an Argo Tractors transmission renowned for its bullet-proof robustness and reliability but partnered by latest-spec four-cylinder engines. […]
As well as welcoming over 1,000 guests to their annual open day, Rea Valley Tractors were delighted to be presented with a surprise award from John Deere this week. John Deere’s Agricultural Division Sales Manager Joedy Ibbotson awarded the team across all four depots with Certificates of Excellence for product specialism in Combines, Self-Propelled Forage […]
Part of the Original Implements range from ALO UK, the new TopGrip offers a unique way of handling round or square bales. The arm extends over the bale and clamps the bale towards the back frame to pull it away from the stack. According to ALO UK, this is a unique action that’s perfect for […]
Zetor distributor McHale Plant Sales is putting final plans in place for a roadshow that will visit nine of their main dealer outlets during the period April 7th – 16th next. Models being presented for viewing and test driving will include the recently-introduced 150hp, all-wheel-drive Forterra 150HD, latest models from the Proxima range and […]
A total of 28 young service technicians have graduated from the latest John Deere Ag Tech, Parts Tech and Turf Tech advanced apprenticeship programmes, run by national training provider Babcock. Alistair Baillie from dealer Thomas Sherriff & Co Ltd in Alnwick, Northumberland was named ag & turf apprentice of the year for 2014, while parts […]