TECHNOLOGY

The Exact Emerge precision seed drill

Claas panoramic cab wins SIMA innovation award

By eliminating the upper horizontal crosspiece, Claas has achieved a panoramic cab in the Arion T4f tractor.

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Lagoon Crawler unusual vehicle for agitating large slurry lagoons

The Lagoon Crawler is an unusual vehicle found on some big farms, for example in the US.

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Baler gets special mention in Paris

There’s a special mention for the McHale Fusion 3 Plus press-baler in the innovation awards at the SIMA international agribusiness show, which takes place in Paris in February.

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Israeli formula keeps ‘fruit and veg’ fresh for weeks

Hydrogen peroxide is the main ingredient in an Israeli formula that keeps fruits and vegetables fresh and viable for 10 weeks, reducing losses due to rot and transportation.

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Taking the stress out of flat tyres

A radial tyre for agricultural and commercial applications that runs without air called Tweel — is going into production at a new Michelin plant in the US.

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Magnum 380 CVX Tractor of the Year

The Case IH Magnum 380 CVX was named Tractor of the Year 2015 at the EIMA International machinery exhibition in Bologna, Italy.

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Telehandler priced to compete

McHale Plant Sales managing director, Michael McHale, says they will market the new Merlo Turbofarmer telehandlers at competitive prices, to build market share.

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Breakthrough in apple-scab control

The need for multiple, spring and summer applications of fungicides to control apple scab, the most destructive disease in apple production, may be over.

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MooMonitor+ wins big again, this time in the US

Dairymaster followed up their award for the MooMonitor+ at the Ploughing with a bigger win at the World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin.

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A snapshot of plant diseases

A camera that measures photosynthesis in the crop is one of the cornerstones of a sophisticated Dutch system of monitoring and disease-control in glasshouses.

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