AG Salons & Nouvelles de la mécanisation

Cereals sees big Case IH and New Holland launch

Both sister brands Case IH and New Holland chose Cereals 2023 as the worldwide debut for their new flagship heavy middleweight prime movers.In the red corner is the Case Optum 340 which, like its blue-painted equivalent, tops out at a maximum engine output of 340hp. (The previous range-topper maxxed out at 313hp). But it...

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Jeudi 15 juin 2023

Krone launches PreSelect operation

Krone presents its new PreSelect machine operation system. The new system makes it possible to preselect the hydraulic functions of the connected attachment devices and then activate them with the regulating valves on the tractor side. It enables easy and intuitive operation.

Electrical functions, such as adjusting...

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Mardi 13 juin 2023

MF By You: closer to farmers’ needs

Massey Ferguson introduces “MF By You”, a new factory-fit service that enables farmers to specify their tractors to better meet their agronomic, comfort or operational expectations.

“We know every farm and farmer has different needs, so we are now extending our MF eXperience to ensure our tractors meet a grea...

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Mardi 13 juin 2023

MAN engines approves green diesel

MAN engines has confirmed that all its current, off-road engines can be used with regenerative diesel – also know as hydrogenated vegetable oil (HVO).The use of this diesel is in accordance with the EN15940 standard in Europe or the US specification ASTM D975. The approval applies to all off-road engines for the curren...

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Mardi 13 juin 2023

Smart-Float available in 4 x 90 cm

The preference for planting and ridging in one working pass has never been greater. Dewulf has been responding to this demand for several years with the Smart-Float principle. The technique was first used on the CP 42 cup planter (75 cm) and is now also available in 4 x 90 cm for the Miedema Structural 4000 belt planter....

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Samedi 10 juin 2023

Merlo’s telehandler designed for confined spaces

Merlo’s TurboFarmer 30.7 telehandler is designed for those working in confined spaces, such as traditional farmyards. It replaces the P32.6.Merlo’s loader is 2.0m wide and 2.1m high. Reach is almost 7.0m and lift capacity 3.0 tonnes. Power comes from a 100hp Deutz TCD four-cylinder Stage V engine.As with other TurboF...

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Vendredi 9 juin 2023

Maschio extends equipment range

Maschio Gaspardo has increased the range of equipment it offers in the UK.The new additions include Primo fertiliser spreaders, Gigante no-till direct-drills, Terremoto cultivators and Toro power-harrows equipped with ISObus.Primo twin-disc fertiliser spreaders use twin shutters – one sets flow rate while the other shu...

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Jeudi 8 juin 2023

Smart spraying agreed for Case IH and New Holland

One Smart Spray has signed an agreement with CNH Industrial for Case IH and New Holland sprayers to use its smart spraying technology.With this technology cameras on the spray boom detect weeds in milliseconds and the nozzles spray only where necessary, at the right dose, as they are regulated automatically.One Smart Spr...

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Vendredi 2 juin 2023

Eleven tonne grassland roller

The Golem 540 from SMS is claimed to be the largest and heaviest grassland roller on the market. Working width is 4.5m and weight up to 11 tonnes. The smaller Golem 300 is 3.0m wide and weighs up to 4.5 tonnes.The 540 has a three-part hydraulically folded frame with partially-overlapping, 1.95m rollers. It weighs 5.5 ton...

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Jeudi 1 juin 2023

Kuhn baler and grassland equipment demonstrations

Kuhn is running a baler and grassland demonstration tour throughout the 2023 season. Twenty machines including fixed and variable chamber balers, square balers and combination machines as well as a selection of grassland machinery will be available for on-farm demonstrations.These will aim to show how machinery can help ...

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Mercredi 31 mai 2023

Productivity boost from f-drill

The f-drill front hopper, previewed in profi last summer, is now available from Kverneland. Prices start from £21,237 for the 1,600-litre capacity f-drill Compact.Compact and Maxi versions are available with capacities of 1,600 litres and 2,200 litres respectively. Both have Kverneland’s Eldos electric metering unit, ...

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Mardi 30 mai 2023

Bespoke tractor for Norfolk farmer

A bespoke MF 8S Dyna-VT tractor that has been through the MF By You customisation programme will be on Massey Ferguson’s stand at the Royal Highland Show. This was customised at MF’s Beauvais factory, in France, for a farmer in Norfolk.Special details include black livery, bespoke seat covers featuring the customer�...

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Lundi 29 mai 2023

New sizes extend tyre ranges

The 882 range of Alliance tyres from Yokohama Off-Highway Tires has been extended by three new sizes while two new sizes have been added to the 885 range.Both ranges are steel-belted flotation tires for spreaders, trailers, balers and fertiliser spreaders. They have a large footprint and rounded shoulders to protect crop...

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Vendredi 26 mai 2023

Trailed seeders for Precea range

Trailed models have been added to Amazone’s range of precision seeders. These are the Precea 9000-TCC and 12000-TCC with working widths of 9.0m and 12m respectively. Both offer row widths of 700mm, 750mm and 800mm. A central, 2,000l seed hopper holds up to two big bags.A Central Seed Supply seed delivery system carries...

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Lundi 22 mai 2023

Venterra 2K at Cereals Event

The Venterra 2K hoes from Schmotzer will be shown by Amazone at the Cereals Event.The deep under-frame clearance and increased lift-out height means it can be used in crops of up to 50 cm high, even when coming out of short work into the headland and using GPS SectionControl to lift out each tine element individually.In ...

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Jeudi 18 mai 2023

Improved knotting for the Big Pack 1290 HDP II

The Big Pack 1290 HDP II square baler from Krone has been updated by fitting the PowerClean knotter blower system as standard.This is a knotter blower system fitted to the Generation 5. Two hydraulically driven, large-diameter fans blow air into the knotter area helping preventing clogging and premature wear. The fans al...

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Mercredi 17 mai 2023

Bunning increases output for smaller Lowlander spreaders

Smaller horizontal beater and spinning disc (HBD) spreaders from GT Bunning & Son can now be fitted with Widebody, 1,830mm HY beaters rather than the standard 1,500mm version. These Widebody beaters are normally fitted to the larger spreaders and should increase output and improve shredding for the Lowlander 105, 120 and...

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Mardi 16 mai 2023

 Low-disturbance legs for Combi-Disc

Opico will launch a new version of the He-Va Combi-Disc at the Cereals Event. It has Stealth ultra-low disturbance legs and a choice of different points depending on the level of sub-surface action required.The 15mm wide Stealth legs are made from Hardox steel and carry a 120mm low-disturbance point. This has a shallow ...

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Lundi 15 mai 2023

European preview of the Optum 340 CVXDrive from Case IH

Case IH has added a new flagship model to its Optum tractor range. The Optum 340 CVXDrive will be shown for the first time in Europe at the Cereals Event.This tractor delivers up to 340hp and supplements the existing 270hp and 300hp Optum CVXDrive models.It is intended to meet the requirements of large farms and contract...

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Vendredi 12 mai 2023

Lemken updates Karat cultivators

Both mounted and semi-mounted versions of modified Karat 10 three-beam cultivators are now available from Lemken.A new arrangement of tines is said to reduce the draught of the cultivator and help avoid side-draft. The wing shares for shallow cultivation have been widened and narrow shares can be used for deep cultivatio...

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Mercredi 10 mai 2023

Front loaders for Kioti tractors

Tractors in the HX range from Kioti are now available with front loaders. These loaders are made by Spanish manufacturer Tenias and have been designed specially for these tractors.Maximum lift capacity is 1755kg and maximum height 4301mm. Hydraulics are connected using quick-connect couplings, a Euro 8 quick-release head...

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Mardi 9 mai 2023

Fewer blockages for Min-Disc

The Min-Disc from Agriweld has been re-designed. A row of discs now cut a path through the soil and trash for the following tines which precede a second row of discs. Previously both rows of discs followed the tines.“When the previous configuration was used in thick trash, such as pea haulm, it could get caught on the ...

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Vendredi 5 mai 2023

KRM 2,000-litre front seed tank

The latest seed drill from KRM uses the new Sola Aura front hopper and the Seed Ramp rear-mounted tine coulter frame. Splitting the hopper and drill between the front and rear of the tractor helps give a more even weight distribution.The Aura front hopper has a capacity of 2,000-litres and can be supplied as a single tan...

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Jeudi 4 mai 2023

David Furber apointed salesmanager for Claydon

David Furber has been appointed sales manager – UK and Ireland by Claydon Yield-o-Meter. The company specialises in direct drill and strip drill technology.“A key part of my role will be to work with our existing dealers to ensure that customers are fully supported and further strengthen our distribution network in a...

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Mercredi 3 mai 2023

Latest Kuhn sprayer holds 3,800 litres

The Lexis 3800 is the latest trailed sprayer from Kuhn. With a 3,800-litre nominal capacity it is the largest in the company’s three-model range of trailed sprayers.Maximum length is 6.90m, overall width is 2.55m and unladen weight just over three tonnes. Aluminium booms with working widths up to 28m are available. To ...

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Mardi 2 mai 2023