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SKIPPY SCOUT V2.5 SPEEDS UP CROP WALKING

A new version of a pioneering mobile app has been launched by agricultural software specialist Drone Ag. “Skippy Scout, version 2.5, is a big step forward. The original Skippy app could fly a drone to scout points in a field five times faster than traditional crop walking. The new 2.5 version has more functionality and […]

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NEW SHUG COUPLINGS EXTEND RANGE

New shug couplings from Tramspread have been launched to safely cope with the increased size and capacity of modern umbilical systems. The custom made, branded, shug couplings are fabricated from anodised aluminium and enable longer drags to be completed safely. “These new shugs are designed for heavy users and will stand the test of time. […]

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SUPPORTING ATV SAFETY

Yamaha has pledged to help improve farm safety by offering free ATV rider competency training from European All-Terrain Vehicle Safety Institute (EASI®) to anyone purchasing a new Yamaha ATV. “We have always advocated ATV operators being trained to use any machines, so to help improve driver competency we offer these courses free of charge,” says […]

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KUHN TILLER DEVELOPED FOR COVER CROP INCORPORATION

KUHN Farm Machinery has launched a shallow soil cultivator designed specifically for the mechanical breakdown and incorporation into soils of cover crops, other plant residues and organic manures. The EL Biomulch is a development within KUHN’s established EL Cultitiller range and is aimed at farms seeking to improve soil organic matter levels through the increased […]

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AUTOMATIC WHEEL FOLLOWING SYSTEM FOR KUHN TRAILED SPRAYERS

KUHN has introduced an automatic steering axle system as an option on its Metris 2 and Oceanis 2 trailed sprayers to enable more precise driving and reduce crop damage when spraying. Fitting a machine with steering axle technology is usually a time-consuming task, with brackets to make and the linkage to attach to the rear […]

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KUHN LAUNCHES TELESCOPIC ARM HEDGE AND VERGE CUTTER

KUHN Farm Machinery has strengthened its position in the long reach hedge and verge cutter market with the launch of its first telescopic arm machine. With a fully extended horizontal range of 7.4 metres and maximum vertical height of 8.4 metres, the Multi-Longer GII 7457 E-TPAL is KUHN’s longest reach hedge cutter yet and significantly […]

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SPRAYER PIONEER FITS NEW INTELLIGENT TYRES

New pressure and heat sensing tyres have been fitted to a sprayer for the first time in the UK. The Continental VF tyres have been fitted to a SAM Horizon 4000 self-propelled sprayer. “This is the first time the new VF tyres with pressure sensors have been fitted to a sprayer in the UK and […]

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ENTRY-LEVEL CONSOLES EXTEND THE TOPCON LINE-UP

Topcon has added two new entry-level touchscreens to its X-series range of precision farming implement control consoles. The new Topcon XD (7”) and XD+ (12.1”) touchscreens, which are available in Great Britain via LH Agro, are compatible with the full range of Topcon crop health monitoring sensors, auto section controllers, auto-steer and headland turn functions, […]

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KUHN UPGRADES BOOM SPREADER WITH LAUNCH OF AERO GT

KUHN Farm Machinery has launched the Aero GT 60.1, a trailed pneumatic boom spreader that is available in 30, 32 and 36 metre formats. The Aero GT replaces the AGT 6036 in KUHN’s range, with upgrades on its predecessor including a significant 25% increase in the maximum application rate, greater precision in section control, and […]

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PREVENT SLURRY SPILLS

Tramspread has released two new slurry hose pinchers to help reduce the risk of slurry spillages. The lightweight ‘Handy’ is designed to be carried easily and is suitable for clamping hoses up to 6 inches in diameter. The larger ‘Heavy’ is for use with pressurised hoses up to 8 inches in diameter to stem the […]

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FENDT ANNOUNCES NEW DEALER PARTNERSHIP

Fendt has appointed Johnston Tractors Ltd as a new dealer in north west England and south west Scotland. This will see Johnston’s become official Fendt stockists and service support dealers from their three branches in Carlisle, Dumfries and Penrith. Johnston Tractors was established in 1962 and has always been a family run business. Howard Johnston […]

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