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Farmers Weekly news and live reports from Agritechnica, the leading event for farm machinery and agricultural technology, held annually in Hanover, Germany.  There are over 2,000 exhibitors at the show and attractions include the Dealer Centre, Workshop Live and Young Farmers Day.

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FORAGERS

Agritechnica 2019: Krone adds track option to Big X forager

Grassland kit maker Krone is the latest company to add a set of tracks to its foragers. The tracks have been sourced from Zuidberg and apart from a couple of…

LOADING SHOVELS

Agritechnica 2019: Kramer shovel gets telescopic option

A telescopic option has been added to Kramer’s quirky four-wheel-steer rigid shovel models. The KL55.8T joins the existing KL60.8 and the KL70.8 versions and improves maximum lift height to 5.4m…

MAIZE DRILLS

Agritechnica 2019: Forigo drill sows maize under plastic

Italian drill maker Forigo has developed an unusual way of sowing maize under plastic. Its ModulaJet drill lays biodegradable film before firing the seed in an air stream through the…

COMBINES

Agritechnica 2019: Biso headers flex to ground contours

Aftermarket headers are slowly gaining a foothold in the UK, with the likes of Macdon enjoying some recent success, which has perked the ears of makers such as Austrian firm…

MAIZE DRILLS

Agritechnica 2019: Agrokraft introduces one-pass maize drill

German firm Agrokraft has been building cultivation equipment and drills in Cologne for the past 15 years and has recently introduced a one-pass strip-till maize planter. See also: How a Sussex…

MACHINERY

Agritechnica: weird and wonderful farm kit on show

While robots and drones flooded the show and you couldn’t move more than 30ft without being assaulted by banners declaring the future of AgriTech and automation, there were a few…

TRACTORS

Agritechnica 2019: Valtra updates Smartglass head-up display

Valtra has finalised the design of its head-up display and reckons it should be available to order on N and T models through its tractor-tailoring Unlimited studio by the end…

SLURRY TANKERS

Agritechnica 2019: Joskin E-drive powers tanker wheels

Joskin and John Deere have been working on electric drivetrains for the past few years, and the fruits of their labours are now getting close to the production phase. The…

TELEHANDLERS

Agritechnica 2019: Dieci debuts Agrimax Power X2 telehandler

In a departure from its usual hydrostatic transmission, Dieci was showing off a prototype featuring a hydro-mechanical variable driveline. The Agrimax Power X2 is fitted with Dana Rexroth’s HVT1 transmission,…

TRACTORS

Agritechnica 2019: Steyr shows zero emissions hybrid tractor

Steyr is no stranger to out-of-the-ordinary tractor launches, and the Austrian firm maintained its reputation with a wacky diesel-electric hybrid concept unveiled at the show. Having made headlines a decade…

SPRAYERS

Agritechnica 2019: Hardi adds top-spec Aeon sprayer

Hardi has replaced the manual valves and traditional plumbing system of its regular sprayers with an all-electric, screen-controlled setup. The Aeon, which the Danish maker claims is its most sophisticated…

SPRAYERS

Agritechnica 2019: Tymah launches self-propelled sprayer

Russia’s answer to spraying waterlogged autumn seed-beds is the unusual-looking Tymah Truman 3 six-wheeler from Pegas Agro. In winter mode, it sits on a set of 49x23.5 21 flotation tyres…

CEREAL DRILLS

Agritechnica 2019: Bourgault shows 8m zero-till disc drill

Bourgault is best known for its huge, prairie-roaming seed cart drills, but at Agritechnica, the Canadian maker was showing off its first compact machine. The CD848 uses a pair of…

COMBINES

Agritechnica 2019: Seed Terminator and Redekop roller mills

A clutch of companies are now offering bolt-on kits capable of obliterating weed seeds as they are thrown out the back of the combine. They all build on the basic…

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