January 3, 2018 8:00 PM

Chafer feature upgrades for its trailed sprayers for 2018 season

Chafer has made a number of upgrades to its range of trailed sprayers to ensure they remain at the forefront of crop sprayer technology for 2018. Deliveries of these updated versions of the Sentry and Guardian trailed sprayers will begin in the spring. A new boom suspension assembly offers improved […]

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December 27, 2017 8:00 PM

Low resistance risk fungicide programmes must become the norm

Low resistance risk fungicide programmes must be adopted universally to prolong the efficacy of cereal chemistry, delegates heard at the 2017 AHDB Agronomists’ Conference. The message came following the annual update to AHDB’s fungicide performance data, which showed a continued slide in fungicide efficacy in several key UK cereal pathogens. […]

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December 24, 2017 8:00 PM

Trelleborg to showcase new innovations at LAMMA 2018

LAMMA 2018 will play host to Trelleborg’s new innovations aimed at helping farmers to produce more, with less. Bruce Lauder, Senior Sales and Marketing Manager, explains: “LAMMA is a great platform for Trelleborg to showcase our new technology and services. We have a real passion for agriculture and aim to […]

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December 21, 2017 8:00 PM

Trelleborg’s ConnecTire makes it’s UK debut at LAMMA 2018

Making its debut in the UK at LAMMA 2018, the ConnecTire from Trelleborg is a brand new sensor-based smart wheel which increases efficiency and productivity by reducing the risk of tyre slippage on the rim. ConnecTire constantly monitors two key variables – tyre pressure and temperature – which it relays […]

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December 18, 2017 8:00 PM

Self-propelled and trailed sprayer updates from John Deere

John Deere has introduced a number of noteworthy sprayer updates for 2017, including the new R4050i self-propelled model that was previewed at Cereals. The R4050i features a 5000-litre capacity tank and is equipped as standard with a 36m carbon fibre spray boom. At around 800kg lighter than a steel equivalent, […]

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