Agri-Business

Michelin’s self-propelled sprayer tyres work down to 10psi

Michelin’s self-propelled sprayer tyres work down to 10psi

Self-propelled sprayers are still an important segment of the machinery market and they will require tyres specifically designed for their...

May 9, 2022

New account manager appointed at ADAMA

New account manager appointed at ADAMA

ADAMA Agricultural Solutions UK Ltd. has appointed Dan Macdonald as a new account manager within its commercial team. His agricultural...

May 7, 2022

Happy thoughts from John Deere in first-quarter round up

Happy thoughts from John Deere in first-quarter round up

All the major machinery manufacturers, including John Deere, have presented their results for the first quarter of 2022 and given...

May 6, 2022

Experts warn that ‘excessive’ commodity speculation threatens food security

Experts warn that ‘excessive’ commodity speculation threatens food security

World leading food systems experts are today (Friday, May 6) warning “underlying rigidities, weaknesses and flaws in global food systems”...

May 6, 2022

Massey and Ford to feature at classic tractor sale

Massey and Ford to feature at classic tractor sale

Over 60 classic tractors will be offered for sale by Cheffins in Devon later this month as they take the...

May 5, 2022

CNHi hit by strike action as it reports strong growth

CNHi hit by strike action as it reports strong growth

Following on from last year’s strike action at John Deere, which resulted in a 10% pay increase, workers at Case...

May 4, 2022

Yara considers stock market listing for clean ammonia business

Yara considers stock market listing for clean ammonia business

Yara International ASA has today (Wednesday, May 4) announced that it is considering listing its clean ammonia business on the...

May 4, 2022

Report: Acute food insecurity growing at ‘alarming rate’

Report: Acute food insecurity growing at ‘alarming rate’

The number of people facing acute food insecurity and requiring urgent life-saving help is growing at an “alarming rate”, according...

May 4, 2022

6t lift from JCB’s flagship farm loader

6t lift from JCB’s flagship farm loader

JCB has launched a new 20t flagship farm loader which has 6t payload and a new drive line for improved...

May 4, 2022

JCB launches new iCON control and interface system

JCB launches new iCON control and interface system

Always keen to keep up, JCB has just launched what it describes as its “all-new electronics infrastructure” which offers a...

May 3, 2022

Claas to drop its Cargos range of forage wagons

Claas to drop its Cargos range of forage wagons

In a move that will come as little surprise to those following the market for forage wagons, a major manufacturer...

May 3, 2022

NFU Scotland’s 12 roadshows kick-off this month

NFU Scotland’s 12 roadshows kick-off this month

The National Farmers Union (NFU) Scotland will be bringing a series of events of the road this May and June....

May 3, 2022

Over 70 tractors in latest Wilsons Bord na Móna auction

Over 70 tractors in latest Wilsons Bord na Móna auction

Wilsons will be auctioning over 70 tractors amongst 200 lots of surplus equipment to be disposed of at Bord na...

May 2, 2022

UKHSA continues to investigate Kinder salmonella outbreak

UKHSA continues to investigate Kinder salmonella outbreak

The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) is continuing to investigate an ongoing outbreak of salmonella linked to certain Kinder products...

May 2, 2022

Machinery Focus: Clover-rich swards usher in the belt rake

Machinery Focus: Clover-rich swards usher in the belt rake

Silage production in Ireland has always centred on grass, but should other plant species, such as clover, be more regularly...

April 30, 2022

Dual wheels to make a comeback?

Dual wheels to make a comeback?

Dual wheels were, at one time, all the rage with tillage farmers, as the appreciation grew that the increasing weight...

April 29, 2022

40-year-old tractor sells for record £214,000 price tag

40-year-old tractor sells for record £214,000 price tag

Fine tractors, beautifully restored, are rapidly gaining some favour as investment vehicles as much as they are agricultural ones. This...

April 29, 2022

Company fined £44,000 after poultry shed malfunction kills over 27,000 chickens

Company fined £44,000 after poultry shed malfunction kills over 27,000 chickens

A company that manages poultry farms has been fined £44,000 after a computer malfunction in a broiler shed ventilation system...

April 28, 2022