Spaldings engineers new SPL Ultra range of high performance soil-engaging points and wings

A new range of hard-wearing soil-engaging components for commonly used cultivators, subsoilers and tine seed drills has been developed by Spaldings to provide a cost-effective solution to parts replacement. The SPL Ultra range of points, wings and shins builds on the Lincs-based company’s long experience in the wear-parts market and follows investment in both engineering technology and product development engineers to create the new higher-performance range. A common feature of the products is […]

Cumbrian farm machinery dealership makes switch to McCormick tractors

A change of tractor franchise to McCormick will enable an agricultural machinery dealership to support more farmers and contractors throughout Cumbria. Newton Trailer Centre, run by Tony and Fiona Blackburn at Newton Reigny near Penrith, is already part of the Argo Tractors nationwide dealer network, having supplied Landini products for several years. But a review of the tractor market in the county has resulted […]

A successful demonstration sparks new business at D K Plant Hire

D K Plant Hire of Aberfeldy, Perthshire has opted for a brace of Volvo compact excavators for the first time, following a successful demonstration by SMT GB’s utility dealer, CS Machinery Sales Ltd. The machines chosen by the company include a zero swing, two and a half tonne ECR25D and the smaller one and a half tonne EC18D following a competitive demonstration and comprehensive machine evaluation, according to Proprietor Danny Kirk. “Weestablished a very good relationship with Calum Shaw […]

A Volvo L150H loading shovel takes charge at Hugh King & Co.

Hugh King & Co has taken delivery of a new Volvo L150H loading shovel for its Hullerhill sand and gravel quarry located at Kilwinning, Ayrshire and has been put in charge of the main yard duties around the plant. “We’ve been operating Volvo equipment for a good many years and found the loading shovels to be consistently reliable and productive machines,”comments Operations […]

New suspended front axle option brings greater working comfort to Case IH Quantum tractors

Front suspension option for specialty tractor range / Available on Quantum V, N and F models with cabin, with or without front axle brakes / In-house innovative design / Suspension height can be set manually from the cab / Four ride modes suit every conditions and applications A new suspended front axle option is now available for Case IH Quantum tractors, bringing to the specialty tractor […]

New Holland Agriculture partners with The Prince’s Countryside Fund to help three agri-businesses get ‘Up to Speed’ with a free machine for a year

The Prince’s Countryside Fund and New Holland Agriculture are launching their new ‘Up to Speed’ scheme, offering three lucky recipients in the UK the use of a New Holland machine free for a year. The Fund and New Holland are working together to help ensure that forward thinking farmers can get their business ‘Up to Speed’. The scheme is open to any British farmer […]

AGCO will further expand in Beauvais, France and create 200 new jobs

BEAUVAIS, France, 20th January 2020 – AGCO (NYSE: AGCO), a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery and solutions, confirms further expansion of its Beauvais site. This announcement has been made public today by Martin Richenhagen, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of AGCO at the Choose France summit, led by French President Emmanuel Macron. “We are delighted to keep our promise, made exactly one year ago at the Beauvais 3 Logistic Centre opening event, to announce the acquisition of the […]

Spaldings to distribute genuine Grimme parts in parallel with dealers throughout the UK and Ireland

Original replacement parts for Grimme potato and root crop machinery are to be distributed by after-market specialist Spaldings throughout the UK and Ireland to complement the service provided by Grimme’s established dealer networks. The strategic collaboration marks a new approach for both companies as machinery manufacturers face increasing competition for their parts business from makers of non-genuine alternatives. Announcing details at the company’s dealer conference, Patrick Graf Grote, GrimmeUK […]

NOVACAT 302 CROSS FLOW The ingenious auger now available as a 3m version

With the NOVACAT CROSS FLOW, agricultural machinery manufacturer Pöttinger has created a revolution. With the cross conveyor auger it is now possible to merge swaths immediately after mowing without a conditioner. CROSS FLOW is already available on the NOVACAT A10 mower combination and the NOVACAT 352, the 3.5 m rear mower. Now, Pöttinger is launching an economical 3.0 m version as the […]

Case IH receives an ASABE 2020 Innovation award for the Magnum AFS Connect

Case IH awarded for its recently launched Magnum AFS Connect / Magnum AFS Connect offers a new operator environment and configurable controls to ease operation / AFS Connect technology integrated for easier management of farm activities The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) has included an innovative technology from Case IH in its annual AE50 Awards. Companies around […]