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KUHN STRENGTHENS ITS PRESENCE IN NORTHERN IRELAND

KUHN Farm Machinery has strengthened its commitment to the Northern Ireland farm machinery market by appointing a dedicated territory manager and parts and amenity sales specialist for the region. Experienced area sales manager David Sharp will be supported by newly appointed parts and amenity sales specialist Rhea De Souza. They will work across Northern Ireland […]

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FARMERS WARNED TO TREAD CAREFULLY ON WET GROUND

Extreme winter weather has left fields extremely wet or waterlogged. Using heavy machinery in wet conditions increases the risk of soil compaction so farmers are being advised to adjust tyre pressures or risk causing irreparable damage. Richard Hutchins, agricultural tyre specialist for Continental, warns of widespread soil damage if farmers do not set the correct […]

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NEW VERTICAL FOLDING MOWER CONDITIONER TO DEBUT AT GRASSLAND & MUCK 2020

A 3.1 metre vertical folding mower conditioner will be launched and demonstrated by KUHN Farm Machinery at Grassland & Muck 2020. The mounted FC 3115 D is the latest addition to the company’s extensive grassland machinery range, with 126˚ hydraulic vertical folding giving this model the beneficial features of compact transport, great manoeuvrability and reduced […]

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WELSH SHEEP FARMER FEELS SAFER WITH WIDER TYRES

Aubrey Evans is a Welsh sheep and beef farmer with a flock of 4000 Cheviot cross sheep and a herd of 50 Hereford cross sucklers. The farm, near Brecon, extends to approximately 1000 acres of hilly pastureland and has been in the family for three generations. Aubrey and his brother carry out daily farm tasks, […]

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2020 VISION FOR MORE MILK FROM FORAGE

Significant increases in grass energy yield/ha – and the improved milk from forage potential resulting – were highlighted in the findings of two new research projects presented at a recent industry briefing. Work on the value of sward quality and a separate study on multi-cut silage, carried out by Germinal and Volac respectively, were revealed […]

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CABRIO ULTRA FINE RYEGRASS: STILL FINE UNDER PRESSURE

For greenkeepers and groundsmen looking for a top-performing perennial ryegrass with the very best fineness of leaf, there is still only one choice. That is according to Richard Brown of Germinal GB who explains that, for the fourth year running, Cabrio has been announced as the number one variety on the BSPB’s Table L1 for […]

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Cabrio’s exceptional fineness of leaf has placed it at the top of Table L1 for the third year running

RYEGRASS BLENDS OFFER COST-EFFECTIVE BARE SOILS SOLUTION

Sowing a high performance ryegrass catch crop this spring could offer a flexible low risk solution for farmers with bare ground following aborted autumn drilling. Specialist catch crop mixtures tested in Field Options’ trials programme at Harper Adams University (HAU) have the potential to produce more than 10tDM/ha in the season immediately following spring sowing. […]

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UK FARMERS FOCUSED ON TECHNOLOGY-DRIVEN FUTURE

High levels of interest in electronics and a hunger for innovation were common amongst farmers visiting the KUHN Farm Machinery stand at the recent LAMMA agricultural technology event, according to the company’s UK sales manager Duncan McLeish. Reporting strong representation of arable and livestock farmers from all corners of the UK and further afield, Mr […]

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NEW KUHN DEALER APPOINTED FOR ESSEX

KUHN Farm Machinery has appointed R. C. Boreham & Co as its dealer for Essex. The appointment, which is effective from 17th February 2020, will see the third-generation family business become official stockists and service support dealers of KUHN’s full range of agricultural machinery.  Founded in 1963 by Roy and Ursula Boreham from a County […]

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DAIRY ROBOTS REKINDLE FAMILY FARM

A 200 head dairy farm on the Devon Cornwall border will open its gates to show fellow dairy farmers how installing DeLaval milking robots have helped create a future for the family and the herd. Newlands Farm is owned by Robert and Elizabeth Haworth. Their daughter Sarah manages the farm with her partner David Luxton […]

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COVER CROP CORNER: USING BERSEEM CLOVER TO IMPROVE ALFALFA PRODUCTION

Increase hay quality through the synergistic relationship between berseem clover and alfalfa. By Don Baune, Co-Founder GO SEED For alfalfa producers needing to renovate fields suffering from winterkill or looking to increase the quality and yield of this season’s hay crop, improved cover crop varieties are a viable solution. Take berseem clover, for example. The […]

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PRECISION SPRAYING TECHNOLOGY ON SHOW

A range of new developments to enhance the accuracy and quality of agrochemical applications will be featured by KUHN at the National Sprayer Demonstration Day in Lincolnshire on 26th February. Technology demonstrated on the Metris 2 trailed sprayer will include the company’s new Autospray facility. This precision application system uses smart nozzle technology to allow […]

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