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French start up develops 160hp battery-powered Fastrac
Gary Abbott
Having secured €11m in funding, French start-up, Seederal has presented its first electric tractor prototype, based on the JCB Fastrac 4000 series.
On test: Mastek FlexiShoe offers practical, precise performance
17 July 2024 Farm machinery
On test: Mastek FlexiShoe offers practical, precise performance
Gary Abbott recently tried out Mastek’s 7.6m Flexi trailing shoe applicator to see how it performs.
Pöttinger adds grouper to non-conditioner rear mower combination
10 July 2024 Farm machinery
Pöttinger adds grouper to non-conditioner rear mower combination
Austrian manufacturer, Pöttinger has added its Cross Flow auger grouper option to its Novacat V 9200 non-conditioner rear-mower combination.
Combining modern tech with older kit
Gary Abbott caught up with Andrew Shorten of Vantage Ireland, resellers of FarmTRX combine yield monitors to find out more about the process involved in retrofitting a yield monitor and its benefits.
10 July 2024 Farm machinery
Claas unwraps new beefed up combi baler
Claas has taken the wraps of its new Rollant 630 RC Uniwrap combination baler - the new model has been revised from front to back featuring a stronger chassis, improved pickup, wrapping unit and more.
4 July 2024 Farm machinery
Claas updates Disco mower lineup
Claas has added seven new Disco mower models to its offering, including a new Disco 8500 Trend basic butterfly option and a new auger grouping system for its Disco 9300 non-conditioner model.
4 July 2024 Farm machinery
Claas launches new 13m and 15m trailed tedders
Claas has just unveiled new 13m and 15m trailed Volto tedder models with or without a self-steering chassis.
4 July 2024 Farm machinery
Cutting edge demos at DLG Field Days event
DLG, the company behind Agritechnica recently hosted its German Field Days event, comprising machinery demonstrations, research trials and trade stands, Dermot Forristal of Teagasc, Oak Park reports.
3 July 2024 Farm machinery
Labour and skills shortages will force contractors to go autonomous
Shortages of skilled machinery operators and competition from other sectors will force agricultural contractors to look more seriously at autonomous tractors.
26 June 2024 Farm machinery
Pöttinger expands four-rotor rake offering
Pöttinger has expanded its four-rotor rake range with the addition of its new Top VT 12540 C model.
26 June 2024 Farm machinery
Pöttinger launches baby Jumbo range
Following the launch of the revamped Jumbo 7000 forage wagon range in 2021 and larger Jumbo 8000 in 2022, the Austrian manufacturer has now launched the compact Jumbo 5000 ranging from 32m3 to 54m3.
26 June 2024 Farm machinery
Pöttinger launches front mower with automatic side-shift
Pöttinger has introduced a new OptiCurve automatic side-shift function to its Novacat F 3100 plain front mower.
26 June 2024 Farm machinery