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A Look At Alpha Motion On Pottinger Master And Pro Front Mounted Mowers

Pöttinger, the grassland specialist, revolutionised the front mounted technology with ALPHA MOTION. The ALPHA MOTION technology on theNOVACAT and EUROCAT has been impressing farmers all over the world for a number of years. With the new MASTER and PRO models, mowing and best forage have taken on a new dimension. Unifying benefits The new MASTER and PRO models are attached…

ROLLANT 520: Reliable in all conditions

Following its introduction last autumn, due to have been making its working debut at this year’s Grassland & Muck event was the new CLAAS entry level fixed chamber round baler, the ROLLANT 520. Producing a 1.25m diameter bale, the ROLLANT 520 features a new roller concept, optimised chain lubrication and a…

New top-of-the-range Claas JAGUAR

The JAGUAR forager always attracts a large crowd at Grassland events, and visitors to the CLAAS stand this year would have been in for a treat, as it was planned that following the launch of the new Stage 5 JAGUAR 900 series,…

CLAAS JAGUAR TERRA TRAC

Due to have made its UK debut at this year’s Grassland & Muck event, the Claas JAGUAR Terra TRac is the first self-propelled forage harvester to be available with a factory-integrated crawler track system with hydraulic suspension. The new concept offers optimal soil protection under…

Get the latest guidance technology for less

Farmers and contractors are being offered the chance to upgrade their old John Deere StarFire iTC satellite receivers for the latest SF6000 guidance technology at a specially reduced price, from now up to the end of April 2020. The introduction of the StarFire iTC receiver in 2004 established John Deere’s industry leadership in automatic…

Massey Ferguson invigorates its show strategy and strengthens its MF eXperience Tour for 2020

Massey Ferguson, a worldwide brand of AGCO (NYSE:AGCO), is pleased to announce it’s continuing its novel, disruptive show strategy and strengthening its European MF eXperience tour in 2020. While still introducing and promoting its full line of products and services at shows, farmers and contractors also have the opportunity to try and test machines on their own farms as well…

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…

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…

NEW FOLDING FORKS BOOST JCB WHEELED LOADER PRODUCTIVITY

New hydraulic-folding forks designed for shifting large quantities of forage and similar materials will be launched at the LAMMA show to further boost the productivity of JCB’s highest-output wheeled loaders, especially when working on silage clamps. The new heavy-duty Folding Grass Fork comes in two sizes with increased…

FLOWTAST: innovative glide bar on TOP 842 C

The engineers at Pöttinger have delivered a key innovation: with the new, optional glide bar replacing the jockey wheel on the TOP 842 C rotary rake, dirt ingress is reduced by tracking the entire surface of the ground close to…

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