February 2018

February 19, 2018 9:31 AM

New AD-P 01 Special seed drill with QuickLink

Amazone now offers the new AD-P 01 Special pneumatic seed drill in a 3 m working width for use in combination with the new KE 01 rotary harrow or the new KG/KX 01 rotary cultivators. In exactly the same way as is used on the Cataya and Centaya harrow-mounted seed […]

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February 17, 2018 8:00 PM

Spring wheat weed control boosted by new approval

Spring wheat growers have a new weed killer at their disposal this season after Dow AgroSciences secured approval for Broadway Star to be used in the crop. A co-formulation of the company’s long-standing actives pyroxsulam and florasulam, the product has been a cornerstone of spray programmes in winter cereals. Now […]

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February 16, 2018 8:00 PM

European Parliament sets up special committee on EU authorisation process for pesticides

The European Parliament has adopted the mandate of a special committee to look into the EU’s authorisation procedure for pesticides. The decision follows concerns over EU glyphosate risk assessment Special committee to assess potential failures and conflicts of interest. Committee composition will be put to the vote this week. The […]

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February 10, 2018 8:00 PM

Severn Farm Machinery takes on Maschio Gaspardo

OPICO Ltd has announced the appointment of Severn Farm Machinery to their Maschio Gaspardo dealer network. Based on the Rea Valley Business Park in Pontesbury, Nr Shrewsbury, the dealership has a wealth of agricultural experience and will sell the full Maschio Gaspardo tillage line-up of ploughs, cultivators, drills, combination drills […]

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February 8, 2018 8:00 PM

John Deere to demo wireless data transfer and remote display access at the National Self-Propelled Sprayer event

With JDLink connectivity as standard, the R4050i leads the field says John Deere. Demonstrations at the event will show both Wireless Data transfer and Remote Display Access. Visit the demo and see for yourself, the extraordinary 36m carbon fibre boom and new TerrainCommand Pro boom controls. The PowrSpray solution system […]

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