Machinery manufacturer adopts Cesar for M Series Tractors Kubota UK’s continued commitment and investment in the agricultural sector has been raised once again after the leading machinery manufacturer announced its adoption of the official CESAR Scheme for its M Series range of tractors. The CESAR security and registration scheme is owned and managed by the […]
UK-based milking equipment manufacturer, Fullwood Limited, has today launched a revised version of its class-leading M2erlin automated milking system. Featuring a redesigned milking crate including Texas-style entry gates, plus a range of optional cow management equipment packs, the new M2erlin once again raises the standard for efficient, safe and hygienic milk production. The new M2erlin […]
IAgrE, in partnership with CNH Industrial, has announced new, prestigious student awards, which are open to students in higher education. The two awards are directed at undergraduates and post-graduates and will be made for a dissertation/thesis demonstrating innovation and practical application in the land-based industry.
An extensive range of heavy-duty mulchers for land reclamation and forestry rejuvenation has been introduced by direct sales and distribution specialist Spaldings from the TMC Cancela range. Comprising numerous models for use on tractors from 80hp to 500hp, as well as excavator-mounted hydraulic drive versions, the machines feature patented tooth designs for different applications. Spaldings […]
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KUHN Farm Machinery will be displaying a wide range of grassland and livestock equipment at this year’s Royal Welsh Show, Builth Wells, from 24th to 27th July, with everything from fertiliser spreaders, mower conditioners, rakes and balers to mixer wagons, ploughs and sprayers on display.The following KUHN machines, amongst others, will be on display: DELTIS […]
South Staffordshire College brought together the UK’s agriculture industry on June 23rd to celebrate the launch of its AgriSTEM Academy, which aims to address the fundamental economic and food security issues facing our farming community. The facility will provide market-leading and innovative training opportunities for the agri-tech and Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME) industries. Agriculture […]
Michelin has unveiled a new generation of agricultural tyre – the RoadBib – co-designed with agricultural contractors and said to define a brand new segment of the market. Available from early 2018, Michelin says it will become the first tyre for 200+hp agricultural tractors specifically designed to provide high performance, longevity and traction on machines […]
Rising input costs will see the cost of agricultural contracting services climb in coming months. Publishing the National Association of Agricultural Contractor’s (NAAC) 2017 charges, the Association Chief Executive Duncan Russell commented, ‘Whilst prices have not risen significantly since last year, the time is coming that increases are inevitable. We are seeing rapidly increasing machinery […]
A total of 33 young service technicians have graduated from the latest John Deere Ag Tech, Parts Tech and Turf Tech advanced apprenticeship programmes, run in partnership with national training provider ProVQ. John Deere has also been listed for the first time as one of the best 100 employers for school leavers in the UK, […]
Massey Ferguson has signed a Platinum sponsorship agreement with Macra na Feirme, the Irish organisation for young farmers and rural youth. Massey Ferguson’s involvement includes support for two of the organisation’s key events – the Macra na Feirme charity GAA football match at the Croke Park stadium in Dublin in June and the Macra na Feirme […]
A Cornish dealership is encouraging students into the Land-based engineering industry by offering a £1500 scholarship. Vincent Tractors is working in partnership with Duchy College to offer one local student an amazing entry route into the land-based engineering sector. The successful applicant will receive a work placement at Vincent Tractors as well as £1500 to […]
Vincent Tractors, presented a cheque for £2,000.00 to Cornwall Motor Neurone Disease. Now in its 51st year in business, Vincent Tractors serves the agricultural, construction and groundcare communities throughout Cornwall from its central location in Fraddon.
The market for second-hand plant equipment is vulnerable to fraud and theft, and the industry must work hard to protect themselves against it; in 2016 alone 2996 stolen items of plant were reported by PANIU, the Plant and Agricultural National Intelligence Unit. Carrying out proper due diligence is essential to safeguard buyers, sellers and owners […]
The Institution of Agricultural Engineers (IAgrE) has launched a new grade of membership to recognise the importance of the role of the technician in the landbased sector. IAgrE CEO, Alastair Taylor commented: “It is so important that we recognise the important role which our technicians fulfil across agricultural engineering in all of its forms. These people […]
Northumberland-based contractor J.O. Straughan & Co Ltd has fitted its new range-topping Fendt 1050 Vario – believed to be the biggest-wheeled agricultural tractor operating in the north east of England – with the largest set of Michelin tractor tyres available. Measuring 2.32m high by 0.9m wide, the AxioBib IF 900/65 R46 fitments offer a per-tyre […]
Since launching its industry leading ‘Engineer your Career’ campaign at LAMMA, the team at CLAAS UK have been busy attending careers events and shows throughout the UK and Ireland. The latest initiative in the campaign to raise awareness of the careers options available within the high-tech agricultural machinery service industry has been the creation of […]
Leading Scottish suppliers of Agricultural, Construction and Groundcare machinery, the Hamilton Ross Group are joining forces with Beatson Cancer Charity. The group of machinery dealers, consisting of Hamilton Brothers, Reekie Ltd and Ross of Lanark are running a number of staff and customer initiatives from their Bishopton, Tarbolton, Campbeltown, Lanark, Cupar and Perth depots in the hope of raising £10,000 to help […]