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Amazone, Bosche and BASF reduce herbicide use by 90% with new sprayer technology

Amazone, Bosche and BASF reduce herbicide use by 90% with new sprayer technology

Amazone is trialling a new smart sprayer, which its claims can reduce herbicide use by up to 90% through the...

May 10, 2021

Have you checked your fertiliser spread pattern lately?

Have you checked your fertiliser spread pattern lately?

Fertiliser spread patterns should be checked on a regular basis. Farmers all over the country are spreading fertiliser on grassland...

April 12, 2020

Amazone ZG-TS: Formidable new fertiliser spreader from Farmhand

Amazone ZG-TS: Formidable new fertiliser spreader from Farmhand

The advent of spring is being announced with the rumbling of a formidable new fertiliser spreader in the form of...

February 5, 2020

Amazone opens new €16 million factory in Germany

Amazone opens new €16 million factory in Germany

About a year after building commenced, Amazone has officially inaugurated its new factory in the Schleptrup industrial area near Bramsche...

November 21, 2018

Amazone gets serious about getting slurry out

Amazone gets serious about getting slurry out

In many countries, slurry application is most usually associated with grassland. Meanwhile, over in continental Europe, a good deal of...

November 2, 2018

Amazone to ‘take over’ a fellow manufacturer, but which one?

Amazone to ‘take over’ a fellow manufacturer, but which one?

Well-known German machinery manufacturer Amazone is to acquire a hoe-type product line from Schmotzer (Maschinenfabrik Schmotzer GmbH). The development will...

October 25, 2018

Sprawling machinery event draws a crowd…but is all about just one brand

Sprawling machinery event draws a crowd…but is all about just one brand

Amatechnica, a bi-annual show displaying all things Amazone – big and small, took place at the company’s headquarters in Germany...

May 30, 2018

Trade focus: Family-owned German giant marries big machines and ‘big data’

Trade focus: Family-owned German giant marries big machines and ‘big data’

We may never hear it said publicly, but there is a growing awareness within the trade that the agricultural machinery...

May 29, 2018

Rare sight in Ireland: Big-scale, German-built machine has landed…

Rare sight in Ireland: Big-scale, German-built machine has landed…

Farmhand – the Dublin-based machinery importer and distributor – has sold a brand new self-propelled Amazone sprayer here in Ireland....

April 18, 2018

Amazone takes 4 titles in ‘world-renowned’ design awards

Amazone takes 4 titles in ‘world-renowned’ design awards

Four Amazone machines have been awarded what the manufacturer describes as “the worldwide renowned” Design Label – at this year’s iF...

April 5, 2018

The Amazone ZA-V spreader: Everything you need to know

The Amazone ZA-V spreader: Everything you need to know

Irish distributor Farmhand recently held an open-day showcasing its latest fertiliser spreader and sprayer technology on offer from the German...

December 1, 2017

New trailed spreader amidst brace of new kit from Amazone

New trailed spreader amidst brace of new kit from Amazone

Amazone has rolled out a brace of novel machines – including a new, high-tech trailed fertiliser spreader – in advance of...

September 15, 2017

Farmhand: ‘Why not go straight into stubble with these new discs?’

Farmhand: ‘Why not go straight into stubble with these new discs?’

Farm machinery distributor Farmhand has launched an all-new Amazone Catros 3003 compact disc harrow onto the Irish market. The 3m-wide Catros...

August 30, 2017

Video: Can ISOBUS save you money in the long run?

Video: Can ISOBUS save you money in the long run?

Tom Murphy, a tillage farmer from Co. Kilkenny, recently invested in both an ISOBUS-equipped John Deere tractor and an ISOBUS-compatible...

May 20, 2017

Amazone opens new €20m ‘state-of-the-art’ paint facility

Amazone opens new €20m ‘state-of-the-art’ paint facility

German machinery manufacturer Amazone – represented here in Ireland by Farmhand – has opened a new €20 million paint facility...

April 28, 2017

SIMA 2017: Accurate fertiliser application…’right up to the edge’

SIMA 2017: Accurate fertiliser application…’right up to the edge’

Amazone showcased its range of fertiliser spreaders, including the ZA-TS Series, at the SIMA machinery show in Paris last week. The...

March 8, 2017

Amazone to add ploughs to its product range with new purchase

Amazone to add ploughs to its product range with new purchase

The Amazone Group has purchased the plough production facility of Vogel and Noot based in north-west Hungary in eastern Europe. The company,...

October 2, 2016

The Amazone sprayer grass men are going mad for

The Amazone sprayer grass men are going mad for

Amazone’s UF mounted sprayers continue to be extremely popular in Ireland particularly amongst grassland farmers. That’s according to Val McCauley of...

July 4, 2016