January 20, 2021 8:00 PM

Horsch plans to introduce a 3-point sprayer the Horsch Leeb CS

The new sprayer will have a 1,400, 1,800 and 2,200 capacity and possibly an extension with a front tank.  The boom control system will have a working width of from 15 to 30 metres and there will be a new centrifugal pump. More news as soon as it is available.

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January 5, 2021 8:00 PM

Over 40 people have died on farms – it’s time to make a change, FUW says

Over 40 people have been killed on farms in the UK in 2020 according to fatality notifications from the HSE, including nine in Wales since January 2020. The numbers bring home the harrowing reality just how dangerous farming can be and the Farmers’ Union of Wales is calling on the […]

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December 20, 2020 8:00 PM

BCPC Online UK Pesticide Guide launches new features

BCPC has relaunched its Online UK Pesticide Guide platform with a host of new features including an easy-to-use product search and comparison tool. The new-look online version of the widely-used UK Pesticide Guide, affectionally referred to as the ‘Green Book’, is the practical guide to all pesticides, plant growth regulators […]

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December 15, 2020 8:00 PM

Automatic wheel following system for Kuhn Trailed sprayers

KUHN has introduced an automatic steering axle system as an option on its Metris 2 and Oceanis 2 trailed sprayers to enable more precise driving and reduce crop damage when spraying. Fitting a machine with steering axle technology is usually a time-consuming task, with brackets to make and the linkage […]

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December 2, 2020 8:00 PM

Sprayer pioneer fits new intelligent tyres

New pressure and heat sensing tyres have been fitted to a sprayer for the first time in the UK. The Continental VF tyres have been fitted to a SAM Horizon 4000 self-propelled sprayer. “This is the first time the new VF tyres with pressure sensors have been fitted to a […]

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