The National Association of Agricultural Contractors (NAAC) has launched a new, revitalised website at www.naac.co.uk, featuring an improved, easy to navigate ‘Find a Contractor’ area.
The latest innovation in fencing equipment from Bryce Suma is a high output heavy-duty post driver that can be operated by a tractor of modest size and weight. Jock Bryce of the Kelso-based manufacturer points out that normally, Suma heavy-duty post drivers carried on the rear three-point hitch need a substantial tractor to maintain secure […]
Topcon Agriculture and Raven Industries, both leaders in the precision agriculture market, have announced a licensing agreement for use of the Slingshot Application Programming Interface (API) in the various Topcon Agriculture software platforms. The Slingshot API is a software-to-software interface designed to benefit the end-user by providing a simple and seamless way for sharing data […]
Kansas State University and Topcon Agriculture are collaborating to develop tools and systems to advance precision agriculture and support farmers. By working with the university, Topcon Agriculture aims to develop product concepts through gathering requirements, drafting specifications and conducting market research as well as to test products in the lab, on the university farm, and […]
Agricultural insurance specialist Lycetts has invested in an advanced forensic coding system to help their farming clients protect farm equipment and premises. Lycetts DNA+ combines an adhesive solution with uniquely coded micro particles registered exclusively to each client. This system provides irrefutable, traceable evidence of ownership and has been proven by the police to be […]
Ibcos Computers Ltd., a leading business management software supplier for agricultural, groundcare, and construction dealers, has announced the launch of its new Gold Service Mobile & Web Application, designed to help dealers make their workshop more efficient and profitable. The new product is both a mobile app and a web browser interface. The mobile application, […]
Lewis McKerrow joins Crop Production Specialists Hutchinsons as Digital Farming Manager. Mr McKerrow will join Hutchinsons’ Precision and Field-based IT team to provide technical, IT and services support to the regional agronomy teams and their clients in Scotland and Northern England. As part of the Precision Farming team, Mr McKerrow will help to optimise the […]
A new global partnership between Argo Tractors and Topcon Agriculture, one of the World’s leading precision farming technology companies, is streamlining the selection, purchase and installation of satellite guidance and related products on McCormick tractors. The agreement ensures that the tractors assembled in Argo’s factories are correctly equipped and configured to work seamlessly with Topcon […]
The new MASTER mower range from Pottinger consists of five models: the NOVACAT 261, 301, 351 ALPHA MOTION MASTER disc mowers, the EUROCAT 311 ALPHA MOTION MASTER, EUROCAT 311 and ALPHA MOTION PLUS MASTER drum-type mowers.
STIHL has launched a new generation of PRO 36V batteries that not only offer higher battery capacity, but also feature a new look orange front design for increased visibility. Designed as a direct replacement of the current versions, both the new AP 100 and AP 200 will allow for up to 25% more run time […]
A NEW smartphone and tablet application called Farm Service Manager is set to modernise the recording of service and maintenance history for farm equipment and vehicles, eliminating the need to keep paper records. Farm Service Manager is the idea of Australian farmer David Ricardo. It is a multi-user app which logs services and other maintenance […]
The latest ROLLANT 540 fixed-chamber round baler features new rollers and a stronger chassis, with the choice of net or film wrapping. A new drive concept and outstanding ease of maintenance ensure high performance. The ROLLANT 540 makes bales with a diameter of 1.25 m and width of 1.22 m. The baling chamber is formed […]
A new global partnership between Argo Tractors and Topcon Agriculture, one of the world’s leading precision farming technology companies, is streamlining the selection, purchase and installation of satellite guidance and related products on McCormick tractors. The agreement ensures that the tractors assembled in Argo’s factories are correctly equipped and configured to work seamlessly with Topcon […]
Topcon Agriculture has announced the addition of two new auto-steer functions – ‘Auto Turn’ and ‘Steer to Boundary’ – in version 4.02 of its Horizon operating system for the Topcon X25 and X35 guidance and implement control consoles. The Auto Turn function enables tractors, sprayers and combines fitted with a Topcon auto-steer system to make […]
The new EXPERT 75 – ISOBUS terminal from Pöttinger is easy and convenient to operate. The new terminal has been designed for single-handed operation: a handle strip ensures a firm grip and the control keys are arranged on the right in two rows meaning that they can be operated easily with one hand.
Knight Farm Machinery’s new Fluid Control Pro gives sprayer operators total control of all the functions related to filling, spraying and washing out, either at the machine’s filling station or from the cab. It simultaneously assists the operator to fill the machine simply and accurately, while ensuring they have adequate time to load the chemical […]
Topcon Agriculture and AgroPilot Ltd. have signed a collaboration agreement to distribute the entire Topcon Agriculture product portfolio in Hungary, effective as of June 1, 2018. AgroPilot Ltd. will be in charge of all Topcon Agriculture products and precision farming solutions in Hungary, with the objective to respond to the rapid developments in the agriculture […]
Moisture content is a critical parameter for professional straw dealers and hay storage. The moisture value forms the basis for decisions on the quality grade and storage conditions. For the coming harvesting season, CLAAS has reworked its range of metering devices. One of the innovation highlights in the new product range is the moisture meter […]