New Holland to showcase range of tractors its new topsoil mapper plus cultivators and ploughs at Tillage Live 2018

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New Holland will demonstrate its new Topsoil Mapper for the first time in the UK at Tillage Live. The new Precision Land Management (PLM) technology will be available through New Holland dealerships from 2019. The Topsoil Mapper is the latest development in soil analysis, enabling better control of compaction, according to need. A front-mounted sensorContinue Reading

CommandPRO for all 6R Series tractors

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John Deere’s CommandPRO joystick is now available for all small and mid-range 6R Series tractors. These models also feature the new CommandCentre 4200 display, which provides all six AEF* certified ISObus functions (*Agricultural Industry Electronics Foundation). In addition, all 6R Series models above 130hp now meet Stage V emission standards. Launched at the end ofContinue Reading

Lemken to demo at Tillage Live


Lemken will have its Diamant 16 semi mounted plough at this year’s Tillage Live on 28 September in Dunbar, Scotland. This machine includes some enhanced features to complement the larger tracked tractors now available on the market, with the Opti-track settings. This provides for flexibility of settings, particularly with units such as Fendt 1159MT asContinue Reading

HORSCH Practical Field Days focus on technology in arable farming

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More than 2500 farmers from around the world attended the HORSCH Practical Field Days that took place between mid-May until Mid-July at the company headquarters in Schwandorf, Germany. While in-field demonstrations were a key aspect of the days, presentations and discussions of the latest arable farming techniques were popular with attendees.  Starting with a presentationContinue Reading

‘Don’t over-spend on crop establishment this season’ leading farmer advises

A 7.5m Claydon Straw Harrow operating on the Claydon farms

Higher grain prices will not compensate for 10% to 20% lower yields on many farms following weeks of extreme dry weather leading up to harvest which sapped yield potential. Producers should therefore avoid over-spending on establishing next season’s crops, advises leading farmer and strip-seeding pioneer Jeff Claydon.  “Controlling costs when establishing crops over the nextContinue Reading