Massey Ferguson has installed a new state-of-the-art Virtual Reality (VR) suite to support tractor design and development at its Engineering Centre of Excellence in Beauvais, France. Massey Ferguson was the first in the tractor industry to employ Virtual Reality for engineering development, and the completely upgraded software and hardware further enhances the solution originally installed […]
Grimme has introduced a GPS Section Control System for its potato planter range, which automatically switches the planting elements on and off at headlands and on awkward shaped areas. For the 2016 season an “everything at a glance” function will also be available, which shows the driver clearly the machine functions and Section Control parameters. […]
Amazone has been rewarded once again, this time with three Agritechnica silver medals. The first medal was given for EasyCheck, the digital, mobile test kit for determining the lateral distribution of centrifugal fertiliser spreaders; the Innovations Commission recognised the significant increase in the efficiency of the process as well as the organisational benefits from this […]
With Fleet View, a newly developed mobile application from CLAAS, it is now possible to coordinate all of the grain transport tractor-trailer units in a harvesting fleet to allow combine harvesters to keep working without downtime. The application continuously informs all of the drivers in a logistics chain about the current grain tank fill levels […]
Michelin’s agricultural tyre pressure calculator app is now available for iOS devices. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices, users can access the free app for real-time information and guidance which Michelin says makes it easier for farmers and contractors to calculate the correct tyre pressures for their desired tractor load and speed conditions […]
Tutorials on the basics and on current topics relating to Precision Farming are now available via a new app for smartphones and tablet PCs / the Advanced Farming System is explained in user-friendly terms. With immediate effect, Case IH is extending its service offering, primarily for Case IH AFS customers, with an innovative e-learning offer. […]
Lemken is the only manufacturer worldwide to offer ISOBUS plough control tested according to the guidelines of the AEF (Agricultural Industry Electronics Foundation). AEF certification gives operators certainty that they will be able to control their ploughs safely, easily and reliably via a Lemken terminal or alternatively via an ISOBUS-compatible terminal on the tractor.
Amazone say their new ProfiClick switch box offers even greater operational comfort for customers looking to control their UF mounted sprayer or UG and UX trailed sprayers using the machine specific in-cab terminal, AMASPRAY+. ProfiClick is equipped with different toggle switches and dials to enable the comfortable actuation of the sprayer’s boom and steering functions. […]
Kverneland’s Tellus Go was launched at Cereals 2015, and replaces the non-isobus controller Focus II. Just like its larger stablemate the IsoMatch Tellus dual screen display, the new Tellus Go can be used to control all isobus implements.
Market Weighton based Manterra Ltd has consolidated its position as a specialist in implement steer technology with the addition of a range of Trimble® implement steering systems to its portfolio. Manterra is also reinforcing its progressive approach to combinable and vegetable crop management by developing a new disc steer system that is fully integrated with […]
Spaldings have been working closely with an Italian weigh system manufacturer over the last 6 months to develop the new Wireless Dynamic Weighing System, designed specifically for the Agricultural user. Spaldings say that the complete system, which will be launched at Cereals, is easy to install, portable and most importantly accurate. Weigh in motion provides […]
Krone has launched a new app for iPad and iPhone users that allows BiG X forage harvester and BiG Pack square baler operators to log customers’ records and field operation data, such as date, time and location, and to produce a simple, accurate report for more efficient invoicing and record keeping. The CCI Control Mobile […]
As one of AGCO’s 5 Star awarded Dealers, Peacock & Binnington have witnessed the ever increasing need for farming practices to become more efficient, more economical and reduce environmental impact. Having a close working relationship with York based company Precision Decisions Ltd (official UK distributors of Topcon Auto-guidance and steering systems), Peacock & Binnington soon […]
Kuhn Farm Machinery has launched a new mobile application to help grassland farmers select the most appropriate hay and silage making equipment. The new ‘ForageXpert’ application has been developed by Kuhn to help farmers find the right mower, mower conditioner, tedder or rake to suit their farm’s specific needs. The tool enables farmers to select […]
Spearhead recently showcased their new controls which are a complete major upgrade from the company’s current Precision Proportional control system. Designed to deliver major advances in precision, comfort and performance Spearhead’s new control system is perfect for all reach mowing operations.
Michelin is making it much easier for farmers and contractors to get the most out of their tyres, by launching a new farm tyre pressure app for smartphones. The new app, which Michelin claims is a one of a kind in the market, puts real-time agricultural tyre pressure information just a photo and a couple […]
CropTec 2014 will be the opportunity for farmers to see for themselves how the efficiency of New Holland’s Precision Land Management can cut waste, boost profits and free-up time. Standing out at the East of England Showground in Peterborough on 19-20 November will be New Holland’s full range of solutions including displays, guidance and telematics […]
Kverneland have launched a new smartphone application to make it even easier to set up a Kverneland fertiliser spreader. Kverneland will launch this App for Apple’s iPhone and smartphones with Android operating systems.