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CLAAS begins cooperation with start-up E-FARM.COM

Harsewinkel, 2 October 2019. CLAAS has entered into a cooperation agreement with the online used machine platform E-FARM.COM. The start-up from Hamburg maps the complete marketing process for used agricultural machinery.  Dynamism should be maintained E-FARM.COM markets used agricultural machinery on its online platform and…

CLAAS bring forward launch of onlinePartsDoc catalogue in response to Coronavirus pandemic

In order to minimise human contact and still provide a high level of service to customers, CLAAS UK has launched its Parts Doc electronic parts catalogue on it’s website for customers. Available to users throughout the UK and Ireland, Parts Doc enables customers to quickly and easily…

Operations Centre adds a company a week

Today’s farmers and contractors have to manage a large amount of data. With the cloud-based John Deere Operations Centre, not only can documentation and John Deere machine data be exchanged, but also data from external applications such as field maps and weather stations or from competitive equipment. Additional functions can also be easily integrated…

Front axle suspension enhances traction and comfort across the Massey Ferguson MF 3700 AL range

Massey Ferguson, a worldwide brand of AGCO (NYSE:AGCO), is proud to announce it is introducing front axle suspension for its highly acclaimed MF 3700 AL tractor range. This new option, which is available to order now, will further improve the ride…

TERRADISC: High strength thanks to TWIN ARM

Incorporating cover crops in spring, stubble cultivation in summer and seedbed preparation in autumn, the Pöttinger TERRADISC compact disc harrow is suitable for a wide range of applications throughout the arable season. The TERRADISC compact disc harrow is available with working widths between 3…

CLAAS reduces series production at Harsewinkel in a controlled manner 

Harsewinkel, 20 March 2020. The ongoing spread of the corona virus and increasing restrictions within the supply chain cause CLAAS to reduce series production in Harsewinkel in a controlled manner until the end of next week. It will initially be discontinued for three weeks…

NEW JCB LOADALL 532-60 TELESCOPIC HANDLER FOR LIVESTOCK FARMS

An all-new addition to the JCB Loadall telescopic handler range brings more advanced technology, greater operating efficiency and new levels of operator comfort to the livestock farming sector. The Loadall 532-60 AGRI features JCB’s new Command Plus cab with its industry-leading combination of space,…

Guidance without guidance lines

John Deere has launched its new award-winning AutoTrac Vision system for selected tractor and self-propelled sprayer models. This uses a high resolution front-mounted camera to automatically guide machinery down established crop rows, and effectively provides guidance without the need for guidance lines. “AutoTrac Vision allows users to bring more technology and automation to operations that are still driven manually. We see this…

The new Quadtrac and Steiger AFS Connect™ series: when power meets technology

New line of articulated 4WD tractors / Proven power with a redesigned cab / Includes advanced technology for easier operation and ultimate connectivity / Available in Europe in Autumn 2020 Case IH introduces the new Quadtrac and Steiger AFS Connect™…

NEW JCB FASTRAC 4000 SERIES TRACTORS WITH ADDED PRODUCTIVITY

A refreshed range of JCB Fastrac 4000 Series tractors has been introduced with uprated axles for increased payloads and durability, along with new tyre options and a locking front axle differential for increased traction in the field. The upgrades also include a factory-fitted precision guidance option and engines with an auto shut-down feature and extended service intervals that help further reduce total cost…

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