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Tractors in decrease, waiting for incentives

The data on the registration of tractors in the first quarter of 2016 indicate a decrease by 6.7%. Strong is also the decrease for combine-harvesters, while general purpose tractors, trailers and telescopic handlers are increasing. Still under way the procedures ...

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Gardening: machinery and equipment on the increase

The Italian market for mechanical tools for gardening and groundskeeping closed 2015 with a 1.3% gain with € 1 million 233,000 units sold, according to data compiled by Comagarden/Morgan. On the plus side were chainsaws, cultivators and hedge trimmers whereas only mowers and lawn tractors were on the decline. A short winter and early spring-like blooming lead to expectations of further growth of demand for machinery and equipment for maintaining gardens and public and private greens. The EIMA Green appointment in November will include monitoring of domestic demand and especially foreign markets
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Fiera di Foggia, a focus on agricultural mechanization

The 67th edition of the International Agricultural Fair, which takes place in the city in Puglia from April 27 to May 1, includes many events focused on machines, equipment, and technological systems for the main local crops. From irrigation to subcontracting, from revision to the professional training of technicians, a rich programme of talk shows, meetings, and demonstrations animates the five days of the event
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Precise and efficient, new technologies for transplanting

Thanks to ingenious construction solutions, modern transplanters for vegetable crops are capable of efficient planting of seedlings with or without clod, as well as bulbs, cuttings and seeds. Automation is progressively driving down the need for manpower
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Trium, the versatile high performance transplanter

The Trium transplanter is one of the premium products from Checchi & Magli in Budrio, near Bologna, specializing in the manufacture of machinery for transplanting. This top of the range semi-automatic model ensures total control ideal for conical and pyramidal...
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Hortech, a broad range for transplanting

Specialized for over thirty years in the production of technologies for the horticulture sector, the Paduan company Hortech can boast several successful transplanters in its catalogue. Below you will find a quick overview of the main applications from the Venetian...
Gardening

CS51 EAP, the new Hitachi chainsaw

Sturdy, powerful, and with anti-vibration system: these are the characteristics of the CS51 EAP chainsaw produced by Hitachi. The new chainsaw is an ideal machine for forest work, and meets the needs of professional lumberjacks. It is a rugged yet...
Gardening

The new head for trimmers made by Sabart

Exclusively for the Italian market, Sabart (Emak Group company) presents Gator® SpeedLoad of Oregon®, the innovative loading system for trimmers. The system, which includes a head and a line disc, has a particularly fast line loading system. It takes three...
Gardening

Robotic mowers: the EGMF evaluation standard

The EGMF, the European Garden Machinery industry Federation, has come up with a standard for the evaluation of robotic lawnmowers, RLM004-1.0/2016. On April 11th, EGMF published a technical document which establishes reference parameters for defining the performance characteristics and comparative...
Exhibitions

The fair of Lanciano for the relaunch of mechanization

Appointment n.55 for the Fair of Agriculture of Lanciano, an update opportunity for all operators of the agricultural sector of the Abruzzo region and its surroundings. On display, the latest models of vehicles and machines for agriculture. A programme of conferences on the main issues of the sectors is scheduled
Exhibitions

The Madonnino fair, in the heart of Tuscan agriculture

According to tradition, the Madonnino Fair returns to Grosseto during the Italian Liberation Day holiday. For 38 years now, this trade fair with a strong agricultural connotation has allowed professional and amateur operators to discover the latest innovations of the various sectors on display. Important focus on animal husbandry with dedicated equipment and expositions
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Rotary tillers: Alpego extends its range

New products from the Alpego brand. The company from Gambellara (Vicenza) is launching two lines of rotary tillers with straight blades - Rotolama LZ and Rotopik KZ - available on the market starting in April. There are four models in...
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Quality olive growing, self-propelled Athena

Athena is a self-propelled machine designed by the Modena company Andreoli Engineering for picking olives with non-stop processing along olive rows. The machine’s operating heart is the harvesting chamber, which, equipped with a system of three shakers, provides for the...
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Kuhn Logistics: a new center in Saverne

Kuhn S.A., a major manufacturer of agricultural machinery, created its second Alsatian production site dedicated to the assembly of large machines in Monswiller and is now opening a new phase to meet future challenges by strengthening plants and reorganizing and...
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MIG 24 ZP towed atomizer by Ricosma

The new MIG 24 ZP is an ideal vehicle for tight spaces thanks to its double articulation. The electrostatic system guarantees a perfect leaf structure coverage, to the benefit of productivity and environmental safety
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Seppi M.: the new STAR-FC stump grinder

The STAR-FC rototiller by Seppi M. is an ideal tool for land reclamation and the stabilization of subsoil in tight spaces. Increased working width, increased engine power, and systems that facilitate job settings are the strong points of the new equipment
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Comer Industries "Supplier of the Year" for CLAAS

During the 12th CLAAS Supplier’s Day held on January 13 in Harsewinkel (Germany), Comer Industries was awarded as the supplier of the year in the “innovation” category by the German Group. The Suppliers’Day began with the presentation of the 2015...
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TÜV Certification for Di Martino

Pressure pumps and shoulder pressure pumps received TÜV Certification last February. The company from Mussolente, in the province of Vicenza, specialized in the production of highly technological plastic products for gardening, vegetable gardens and small-scale farming, thanks to this certification...
SIMAC 4 - 7 maggio 2016 Lisbona (Portogallo)
AUTOMECHANIKA DUBAI 8 - 10 maggio 2016 Dubai (Emirati Arabi)
automechanika@uae.messefrankfurt.com
PROJECT QATAR 9 - 12 maggio 2016 Doha (Qatar)
info@ifpqatar.com
BIAS 10 – 13 maggio 2016 Milano (Italia)
TURKEY BUILD 10 - 14 maggio 2016 Istanbul (Turchia)
info@turkeybuild.com.tr
AGRIFEX ETHIOPIA 12 - 16 maggio 2016 Addis Abeba (Etiopia)
trade@addischamber.com
SALONE INTERNAZIONALE DELL'AGRICOLTURA 14 - 20 maggio 2016 Novi Sad (Serbia)
info@sajam.net
FOODWEEK/AGRI TEK 18 - 20 maggio 2016 Almaty (Kazakistan)
CAUCASUS BUILD 18 - 21 maggio 2016 Tbilisi (Georgia)
dexpo@expogeorgia.ge
NAMPO HARVEST DAY 17 - 20 maggio 2016 Bothaville (Sudafrica)
wim@grainsa.co.za