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Cogent launches Primestart Colostrum

26 Apr , 2021  

As part of its continual commitment to improving dairy and beef genetics in the UK, Cogent has launched Primestart Colostrum, a water soluble, fortified colostrum product, which aims to ensure newborn calves are offered a natural, high quality colostrum feed at birth. Guaranteed to be free from TB, EBL, IBR & JOHNES, Primestart Colostrum is fully approved by the VMD (Veterinary Medicines Directorate), and gives farmers assurance that calves will be fed a superior colostrum product, whilst protecting them from […]

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Michelin Agri Tyres can elp ‘feed the World’ concludes Harper Adams research

26 Apr , 2021  

An in-depth study into the impact of traffic and tillage on soil compaction has found agricultural machinery running low pressure Michelin Ultraflex Technology tyres could boost farmers’ yields by 4 per cent, helping to ‘feed the world’ for years to come. Harper Adams University –  a specialist provider of higher education for the agricultural and […]

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New Merlo Turbofarmer arrives

26 Apr , 2021  

As Italian-made Merlo telehandlers continue to gain in market appeal, yet another new model has arrived on the market here, this time a top-of-the-line TF65.9T-170-HF Turbofarmer variant whose appeal will be almost equally shared among farm buyers, industrial and construction users. Said by Denis McGrath, general manager of Merlo distributors, McHale Plant Sales to be […]

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New Holland announces updates to MyPLM Connect Farm Platform

29 Mar , 2021  

New Holland has announced the first major update of 2021 for the MyPLM® Connect Farm desktop platform and mobile app, giving producers even more power and flexibility to manage their operation anytime, anywhere. The latest update includes support for prescriptions, tillage and large square balers; new layer visualisations; machine utilisation maps; and more. From the […]

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CLAAS ARION 400: Popular all-rounder gets Stage V update

29 Mar , 2021  

The ARION 400 range of tractors from CLAAS have been given a makeover to mark the introduction of the Stage V emissions standard – a new design, a more powerful top-of-the-range model and CLAAS Power Management (CPM) to boost power in the ARION 440 and above. What’s more, this model range now benefits from more […]

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Tractors and forage harvesters take the lead

29 Mar , 2021  

John Deere Machine Sync enables machines to exchange data on the move and allows combine operators to guide a tractor and trailer alongside the harvester. This unique system is now also available for forage harvesters and tractors to take control during other crop unloading operations. Machine Sync was introduced in 2012 and John Deere remains […]

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New 9R Series tractors are stronger and smarter

29 Mar , 2021  

John Deere has announced its new 9R Series tractor range, headed by the 691 (maximum) hp flagship models 9R 640 and 9RX 640. The latest 9R, 9RT and 9RX machines have not only been made stronger and more efficient, but also more intelligent. Operators and farm managers will benefit from their increasing connectivity and automation […]

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Satellite data and AI will help farmers deliver better results – and protect the environment

2 Mar , 2021  

Farmers will soon be using mobile apps to act on data from satellites to improve crop yield and protect the environment. The future for the agri sector will see farmers using satellite data and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to create a new world of precision farming and reach sustainable agriculture goals. Precision farming will not only assist […]

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Kleber unveils new Topker Agricultural Tyre Range

25 Feb , 2021  

Kleber has launched a new generation of its popular Topker agricultural tyre range, featuring IF (improved flexion) technology for the first time. Specifically designed to improve grip, comfort and productivity for high horsepower tractors delivering more than 200hp, the new range – comprising five front sizes and six rear sizes – is designed to provide […]

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New Holland Agriculture wins 2020 Good Design Award for the BigBaler 1290 High Density

1 Feb , 2021  

The BigBaler 1290 High Density was one of the product designs selected by the  jury from  a record number of submissions from the world’s leading manufacturers and industrial and graphic design firms from over 48 countries. The award recognises the most innovative and cutting-edge industrial, product, and graphic designs produced around the world, and the […]