In this week s machinery section, there are new tractors, old silage harvesters and the very latest in robot technology.
Alistair Chambers got a chance to try out Valtra s new A series and the latest Technology on its bigger models.
Machinery giant John Deere will show an updated version of its PowrSpray R4040i4,000L-capacity self-propelled sprayer, as well as its latest FarmSight technology, at this week’s Cereals 2017 event in the UK.
Paul and Findlay Bassett are the new agents for Jeantil products and are tasked with reintroducing the machines to the UK market, establishing a wide-ranging dealer network.
John Deere’s largest conventional-wheeled tractor to date is due to make its first appearance at the Cereals event in June this year.
Valtra has continued its assault on the tractor market with a seven-model range of small A-series tractors, along with some long-time-coming improvements to the controls in its bigger tractors.
Farmers who rely on surface-applied nitrogen may have difficulty if they apply to fields with high surface residue, says University of Missouri Extension nutrient management specialist John Lory.
For the tractor-mounted sprayer market for 2017, John Deere introduces the Frontier LS11 Series 3-point Mounted Sprayers....
Producers looking for an affordable vertical tillage tool that sizes and buries residue in the fall or prepares smooth ...
Kverneland is set to demonstrate the FastBale across Ireland this summer. The plan is to target contractors with the high-capacity combination.