Lemken expansion continues with RTS Lemken has completed its second takeover of the year with the purchase of sprayer manufacturer RTS.

Based in Lower Saxony, Germany, RTS has been producing trailed and self-propelled sprayers since 1996.

Lemken made its first step towards plant protection with the takeover of Jacoby sprayers in May this year.

The company’s range of sprayers will be on show at Agritechnica in Hannover, 8-12 November. Go to www.dlg.org New spec and prices for altra 6000 series Valtra has lowered the entry-level specification of its three 6000-series models.

Changes to the 105hp 6550 and 125hp 6850 include the removal of air-conditioning and the installation of a roof hatch, with a heater/blower supplied as standard.

Along with the 101hp 6350, the units are now fitted with mechanically adjusted seats, telescopic lower link ends and a bonnet-mounted exhaust.

Prices have been reduced and start from 32,800 for the 6350, 35,725 for the 6550 and 39,000 for the 6850.