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Tractors: slight decrease in sales on the world market

The sales of tractors reached in 2014 the share of 2,130,000 units, with a decrease of only 3% compared to 2013, a record year for the world market with 2,200,000 units. In numerical terms, India and China alone cover more ...

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FederUnacoma Agenda: trade fairs at the centre of "promotion"

In an international context which experiences a constant growth of the "factor of mechanization" and an increasingly integration between agriculture production and food industry, the promotion of trade fairs – such as Agrilevante and Eima Agrimach – and the participation in the most relevant supply chains initiatives – above all Expo 2015 – is the key element of the institutional and promotional activities by FederUnacoma
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The role of contractors in Italian agriculture

The crisis in the sector of agriculture has resulted in a decline in investments and the outsourcing of some operations. An analysis completed by Nomisma with the support of Confai and Unima disclosed that recourse to agro-mechanical enterprises has benefited farmers not only financially but also as regards the quality of the work performed and the availability of qualified personnel.
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SIMA 2015: innovation in the foreground

Important news for the SIMA-Simagena Salon that, arrived at the 76th edition, has new exhibiting areas, an increased number of exposing businesses and initiatives of internationalization. Innovation in the foreground and focus on the "professions" of the mechanization chain and on good practices in agriculture
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SIMA Innovation award 2015

Two gold medals, three silver medals and 18 honorable mentions: these are the numbers of the 2015 edition of the Sima Innovation Award. The award nominations were judged by an international jury, composed of specialists in the field of research,...
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Gold Medals

CLAAS Panoramic cab Panoramic Cab for new Arion 400   The new cab structure of the ARION T4f offers an optimalview of the front loader and/or front lift, thanks to a widecontinuous 90° field of vision.The main characteristic is that...
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Silver Medals

BERTHOUD Secure pesticide-products intake B-safe The B-safe system from Berthoud offers a secure solution for introducing pesticide products into crop spraying machines. The introduction of the various liquid products, and complete rinsing, is done without contact with the operator or...
Technology

High-Tech stabling: robots in animal husbandry

An increasing range of electronic technology and robots are getting to work in animal husbandry, from measuring out food rations to milking and other basic functions in stabling where intelligent systems can now carry out tasks and monitor environmental parameters, especially with a view to improved livestock health.
Technology

Mechanization and adding value for woody agro-forestry biomass for energy use

Work on the "green economy" has generated income and jobs throughout Europe. There is still very great potential associated especially with agricultural and forestry biomass for the production of energy but steady support for research and a more ample distribution of mechanization are required. The mechanization industry is today capable of manufacturing harvesters and forwaderes, chippers, shredders and bundlers along with basic machines to make the bio-energy supply chain more efficient and productive
Technology

Drones: a new prospective

The world of agriculture is being subjected to a peaceful invasion of drones, devices capable of conducting the surveillance of farmlands and perform a range of operations and services for agriculture becoming increasingly scientific and selective
Exhibitions

The Savigliano fair: the innovation in agriculture

Italy's first springtime trade fair featuring agricultural machinery is the Savigliano Fair staged for the past 33 years in the Province of Cuneo. The exposition brings together new and used machinery and equipment, vintage tractors and bio-energy systems. Also on the agenda are a new technologies competition and conferences to round out the event dedicated to professionals in agriculture and the general public
Gardening

InStart: a good start for Briggs & Stratton new system

InStart is the new starting system for Briggs & Stratton engines. The 775iS DOV® model is equipped with this ignition system which came away from the recent EIMA International 2014 exposition last November with a Technical Innovation Honorable Mention award....
News

Turnover growth for Comer Industries

Comer Industries ended 2014 with a consolidated turnover of 361 million euro, up 6% on 2013. This result, the highest ever recorded by the business from Reggio Emilia, was achieved despite the uncertainty of markets and the first signs of...
ORTOGIARDINO 7 - 15 marzo 2015 Pordenone (Italia)
info@fierapordenone.it
FEICON BATIMAT 10 - 14 marzo 2015 San Paolo (Brasile)
info@reedalcantara.com.br
PNEUMATICON 10 - 12 marzo 2015 Kielce (Polonia)
BUDMA 10 - 13 marzo 2015 Poznan (Polonia)
budma@mtp.pl
AGRITEK ASTANA 11 - 13 marzo 2015 Astana (Kazakistan)
agri@tntexpo.com
FIERA NAZIONALE MECCANIZZAZIONE AGRICOLA 13 - 15 marzo 2015 Savigliano CN (Italia)
info@entemanifestazioni.com
AGRAME Agra Middle East 16 - 18 marzo 2015 Dubai (Emirati Arabi)
agramiddleeast@informa.com / larry.pascual@informa.com
HORTI ASIA 17 - 19 marzo 2015 Bangkok (Thailandia)
hortiasia@vnuexhibitionsap.com
WORLD OF ASPHALT SHOW & CONFERENCE 17 - 19 marzo 2015 Baltimore, MD (USA)
info@worldofasphalt.com
INTERSTROYEXPO 18 - 21 marzo 2015 San Pietroburgo (Russia)
build@primexpo.ru