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John Deere develop an electric, cable powered tractor News 11 months ago

John Deere develop an electric, cable powered tractor

John Deere’s research project GridCON has developed a 400hp electric cable powered tractor. Development of the tractor is part of John Deere’s continued aspirations in the electrification of agricultural machinery, designed to offer new opportunities for farmers wanting to supply and use their own energy.
5 Facts Farmers Can No Longer Ignore About Drones Advice 1 year ago

5 Facts Farmers Can No Longer Ignore About Drones

The early days of drone technology are now behind us. In the past drones were difficult to use, control and were completely unreliable. They were certainly not suitable for use in an industry or business setting, today things have changed.
LAMMA 2019 News 1 year ago

LAMMA hailed a great success

Thousands of visitors have thronged to this year’s LAMMA that was held for the first time at the NEC in Birmingham. There were over 650 exhibitors and thousands of visitors attended to see the latest farming machinery, equipment and innovations.
Review 1 year ago

McCormick X7 review

The McCormick X7 is an under-rated tractor; a test drive reveals its appealing qualities. Read more to find out what we thought about it...
Encyclopaedia of arable weeds gets an update News 1 year ago

Encyclopaedia of arable weeds gets an update

The encyclopaedia of arable weeds originally published by AHDB and Defra has undergone a refresh. Popular with farmers across the country it was first published 10 years ago.
Growers urged to manage pesticides News 1 year ago

Growers urged to manage pesticides

Agronomists Hutchinsons’ are asking growers to rigorously manage pesticide applications and stick to restrictions and measures such as buffer zones and application timings.
Claydon show new compact 6m trailed drill at LAMMA 2019 News 1 year ago

Claydon show new compact 6m trailed drill at LAMMA 2019

Claydon’s latest 6m OptiTill® T6c compact trailed drill will be on display at LAMMA 2019, in Hall 6 Stand 6.600. The T6c is the latest development of Claydon’s OptiTill® system designed to optimise crop establishment, development, performance and profitability.
News 1 year ago

High output heavy-duty post driver is latest fencing innovation from Bryce Suma

Bryce Suma have launched a heavy-duty post driver that can be operated by a medium size tractor. Jock Bryce of the Kelso-based manufacturer says that normally, Suma heavy-duty post drivers are carried on the rear three-point hitch and they require a sizeable tractor to keep the device secure and stable on site and whilst on the road.
Superfast broadband to connect rural areas News 1 year ago

Superfast broadband to connect rural areas

The National Farmers' Union of England and Wales (NFU) and the CLA, a membership organisation for owners of land, property and business in rural England and Wales are working with Openreach to start speeding up the rollout of superfast broadband to rural areas.
Late payments: what it means for the farming industry and how to cope with it Guide 1 year ago

Late payments: what it means and how to cope

The supermarket price wars put a lot of pressure on the farming industry. A recent study has shown that farmers and growers suffer from 45-day payment delays caused by supermarkets that are continuing to delay payments to their suppliers.