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Global markets declining, emerging markets in ferment

Agrievolution data on tractor sales signal declines in almost all the major countries' markets due to the downturn in income in the primary sector leading to reduced investments in the acquisition of machinery. According the findings of a FederUnacoma/Nomisma survey, ...

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EIMA International, a challenge for the politics

The great agricultural mechanization exposition is mobilizing the entire supply chain from farming to agro-mechanical services and on to the industries creating technologies for the primary sector and confronting issues on an international scale while questioning the political sphere on priorities and better strategies for the sector. A conference on a European Agenda on mechanization expected to be exuberant and dynamic inaugurates the event
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EIMA, a system of services for foreign delegations and operators

Visitors from 140 countries and 80 foreign official delegations defines the level of internationality of an exhibition that has reached by now a global size. A schedule of business-to-business meetings allows to optimise the appointments of the event, while specific sessions are dedicated to countries of Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and America. A wide "International Area", located on the Mezzanine, Halls 25-26, will be at the disposal of operators, with customer and interpreter services
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"EIMA for Africa": relaunching cooperation in agriculture

A whole day will be dedicated to the African continent during the international exhibition of agricultural mechanization. A conference promoted by Focsiv on family farms and an event by Cefa on a project for Mozambique will be the key moments of the day, together with the participation of politicians, representatives of institutions and organizations, that are developing cooperation projects and new policies for the use of mechanization in agriculture
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Seminars, workshops and information points: the new EIMA Desk

This year, within the international exhibition of agricultural mechanization, will be placed an area dedicated to "training and safety", providing support and consulting services for operators, as well as demonstration activities and events on topical issues such as the Inail notices, vehicle inspections, driving licenses, work opportunities for young people and research and bioenergy supply chains
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EIMA Energy, successful experiences in the bioenergy sector

EIMA Energy, the salon dedicated to the technologies for the use of agricultural biomass for energy and industrial purposes, offers a rich programme of conferences and workshops to inform the audience and professionals on the latest scientific discoveries and the best practices in the specific sector of renewable sources
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Traffic and transport solutions for EIMA International

The large exhibition dedicated to agricultural mechanization – Bologna, November 9 to 13 – attracts a huge number of visitors and for this year's edition provides new criteria for the management of traffic and the loading / unloading operations. Newsletters, maps and tutorial videos suggesting routes for the simplification of all operations are available to visitors and exhibitors
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Agricultural mechanization, the many themes of EIMA International

A rich programme of meetings and public events completes the offer of the large exhibition, held in Bologna from November 9 to 13. A political meeting with an European flair will give start to the 2016 edition. Leading role for publishing companies, engaged in the promotion of many specific events of interest
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Technical innovations and research strong points of the EIMA exhibition

In addition to the prestigious Technical Innovation Contest, many meetings sponsored by universities, associations and publishing companies are held within the international exhibition of agricultural mechanization. The new frontiers of research and the most advanced technological applications are being described in the appointments of EIMA 2016
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Gardening: at the EIMA Green "school"

As part of the international exhibition of machinery and equipment for gardening and park maintenance, the Monza Park Agricultural School, in collaboration with FederUnacoma, carries out training for technicians and hobbyists. The courses are centred on the use of drones for maintenance and the rules and precautions for the safe use of machinery and equipment for gardening. They involve expert trainers and include the use of films and demonstrations
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Working safely: at the fair seminars on the use of chainsaws

The Minoprio Foundation collaborates with Comagarden (FederUnacoma) to offer refresher courses for maintenance professionals, all within the exhibition on agricultural machinery, gardening, and park maintenance
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Fertidrill AsmaX, high performance on slopes

It’s called Fertidrill AsmaX, a multi-purpose seed drill made by Alpego. This machine was awarded a mention in the competition “EIMA Technical Innovation 2016” at EIMA International. It comes with a stainless steel hopper of large capacity (depending on requirements,...
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Annovi Aldo: new super equipped snow blowers

For EIMA International, with winter knocking on the door, the time has come for new machinery and equipment for clearing snow and ice off roads. Among the machines present at the Bologna exposition are those presented in the stand of...
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Versatile and innovative, the new Antonio Carraro isodiametric

The Veneto manufacturer is presenting a wealth of new features at the Bologna exposition from the Tony 9800 TR/SR to the Ergit R tractor series and moving on to the innovative patented Unifex suspension system, all under the hallmark of performance and flexibility in operations
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Badalini: weeders with low environmental impact

In a market increasingly attentive to the quality of the final product, and more and more sensitive to the protection of consumer health and the environment, the reduction of chemical treatments, both in terms of pest and weed control, becomes...
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Bargam gains strength in the field of balers

Big news at the Bargam house. The company from Imola (Bologna), which has always been active in the field of pesticide treatments, has chosen the general public of EIMA International to launch the VRX 160 Professional round baler, thus strengthening...
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From tractors to mowers, all the innovations of the BCS range

At the Bologna show, the Lombard Group presents a range expansion across all major product lines. Among others, there is the debut of the new K105 series for tractors, the Rotex Edelweiss mowers for haymaking, the Rollerblade flail mower for landscaping, and the Dual Laser Elasto mowing bar
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News and restyling in the Berti range

At the Bologna event, the Verona company Berti Macchine Agricole (headquartered in Caldiero) renews the range of professional mowers for embankments with the restyling of the TA/P line for tractors with power between 120 and 200 horsepower. “Compared to previous...
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Baby TRB, technological sprayer signed Bertoni

From the Ravenna company Bertoni (the headquarters are in Castel Bolognese) comes a new tunnel sprayer of the “Arcobaleno” series. This is the Baby TRB dual-row towed model (with a 1,000 litre tank), which represents an evolution of the dual-row...
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The innovative "space-saving" system by Briggs & Stratton

Great news from Briggs & Stratton, the company that presents at the Bologna show an innovative lawnmower parking system, which saves valuable space in the operators’ warehouses and garages. The new Mow n’Stow technology - this is the name of...
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From Caffini a new machine for water-powered weeding

EIMA International is the stage for the premiere of the latest arrival from Caffini, awarded at the Bologna event with the Technical Innovation 2016 prize. We are talking about Grass Killer, an application intended for anti-pest treatments in spaces between...
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Hercules, the professional olive harvester by Campagnola

In the field of facilitated pruning and harvesting, the Bolognese company Campagnola boasts a very consolidated experience (active since 1958), and at EIMA International it proposes an innovative electro-mechanical olive harvester. We are talking about the Hercules model, designed for...
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CTK 77 and 80 by Caron: compact size, high performance

EIMA International 2016, the manufacturer Caron displays the models that represent the entire all-terrain vehicle range. The result of a specific design of the gears and axles, these vehicles ensure the highest stability in every working condition. In addition to...
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Compact and high-performing new tractors from Carraro

Carraro Tractors arrives at EIMA with four new models of specialized tractors, designed by understanding the needs and expectations of users. Back in the spotlight, the FB (Frutteto Basso - Low Orchard) model, the bestseller from the Rovigo brand which,...
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Pixy and Worky Quad: high versatility for the compacts by Cast Group

For park maintenance and street cleaning, as well as landscaping in campgrounds and agritourism accomodation, or moving materials in stables, the Pixy mini loaders and the Worky Quad tool carriers are flexible and versatile working tools, designed by the Venetian...
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Precision operations with the Pressa 888 turned out by Cicoria

The manufacturer Cicoria at work in agricultural mechanics since 1927, specializing in the sector of threshers and conventional square balers, is keeping the company’s appointment at EIMA International for the market launch of a new conventional baler extending the Cicoria...
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Flexible treatments with the new wrap around head by Cima

Cima’s latest addition for crop protection is ROB3, an innovative wrap around distribution device with three drops, currently applicable only to low-volume articulated pneumatic sprayers of the Link series, also made by the Pavia company (headquartered in Montù Beccaria). In...
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CLAAS: renews main production lines

The German group is planning to present numerous new products at the Bologna exposition starting with the new TUCANO 560 combine harvester which joins the VARIANT baler. Also coming up is the new look for the JAGUAR 900 forage harvester with an even higher level of performance
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Clim.Air.50, modular technologies for high quality forage

Clim.Air.50 is a company operating internationally, specializing in the production of forage dryers based on forty years of experience in this technology thanks to which the Italian manufacturer has created a range of machines with advanced technology and high performance....
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Corima system: harvesting and cleaning tomatoes

There is important news for the tomato harvesters by Corima. On the eve of the Bologna event, this announcement came from the Marche company (headquartered in Cingoli in the province of Macerata), which has always been specialized in making machines...
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Ergonomics and ease of use for the new models from Emak

“The new machines that we launched during 2016 and those that we will preview at the Bologna show stand out for their high level of technological innovation, which allows us to respond effectively to the evolution of consumer demand, increasingly...
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ILF 1000 Kommunal by Energreen, powerful and multi-functional

The ILF Kommunale by Energreen is an extremely versatile multi-functional machine created for year-round operations with various attachments. The traditional telescopic boom for mowing mounted on the machine can be configured for the maintenance of greenery and forestry operations, snow...
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Ecological manure spreader range by Fratelli Annovi

Fratelli Annovi in Formigine, near Modena, is a manufacturer specializing in machinery for manure spreading and straw blower feeders now ready to present visitors at the great Bologna exposition a new line of turbine manure-compost spreaders. The most significant new...
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Facma, highly specialized in the harvesting of tree nuts

  In the exhibition spaces of Facma, the spotlight is aimed at two novelties signed by the Viterbo company. The RM170 model is a mechanical harvester with inter-row brush, patented, intended for the C200S, C300S, and C380S self-propelled suction harvesters,...
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Faresin looks to the future by focusing on cross-engineering

The Precision Feed Mix system is the first result of the business plan recently launched by Faresin. This plan is designed to consolidate the leadership position that the Venetian company already has in some market segments, and to start a...
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Agricultural processing: the whole Faza range

At EIMA International, in the exhibition spaces of Faza Macchine Agricole from Citta di Castello (PG), we find all the traditional bestsellers of the Umbrian company. In the tiller sector, the spotlight is on Tiger, a model for operations in...
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Vario 500: versatility and motoring efficiency of the new Fendt

Highlighted in the Bologna exhibition spaces, the new 500 Vario, one of the most popular tractors by the German company. From the steering assist to the ever more efficient management of emissions, from the Variotronic terminals to the triple rear PDF, there are many innovations introduced by Fendt on this range of machines
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Fast Block, the precision transplanter

Optimization of operating cycles and high precision in the placement of seedlings. These are the strengths of the new Fast Block modular and interlocking transplanter, available in towed and self-propelled versions, and characterized by a totally electronic management (all parameters...
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LG 140, a trailer with 24 ton capacity

Up front at EIMA 2016 is the Ferruzza stand featuring the new LG 140 trailer. The strong points for this new trailer are the augers at the base of the tank and a slewing structure with low noise and vibration levels
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Zero Turn lawnmower IS 3200Z, powerful yet fuel efficient

  Productivity and performance above the average; these are the distinguishing features of the zero turn lawnmower IS 3200Z, designed by the Vicenza company Fiaba Srl (headquartered in Camisano Vicentino) and designed to handle with great ease even the most...
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Colibrì 18 MT, from Favaro 1937 a durable and light herbicide boom

The experience and expertise gained by For.Agr. (Venetian company based in Montebelluna, near Treviso, and holder of the Favaro 1937 brand) in the herbicide treatment industry, coupled with the ability to listen to customers that has always distinguished its way...
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Innovative chipper technologies from the Gandini Group

The Gandini Group in Guidizzolo near Mantua has prepared a wealth of technical content in the manufacturer’s exhibition area to present to the general public attending EIMA International the most outstanding products in the Gandini range. For openers there is...
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The new Goldoni specialized machines: functionality and design

The Quasar series, one of the flagships of the Goldoni stable, is renewed with the arrival of the Q-110 tractor, the point of synthesis between an orchard machine and an equal-wheeled tractor. The tractor, which is one of the novelties...
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Tecnofruit, fruit picking in expert hands

With over 40 years of experience in the field of belted fruit harvesting machines, Hermes brings Tecnofruit to EIMA 2016. This “belt harvesting system” requires the manpower needed to detach the fruit from the plant and place it on the...
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Drop Save, the eco-friendly nebulizer by Ideal

With a recovery rate of up to 50% of the delivered liquid, Drop Save is a specific machine for the pesticide treatment of vineyards, showing the attention to technological innovation for environmental sustainability of the designers from Ideal of Castelbaldo...
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The new John Deere 5R, comfortable, efficient and compact

The new utility tractors by the American major are coming out with a reinforced full frame for even greater strength and durability with a low center of gravity to make them more manageable in work with a front loader. These compacts are powered by John Deere 4-cylinder engines turning out 90 to 135 Hp
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KDI engines, new "agricultural" by Kohler

New versions of Kohler KDI engines built especially for agriculture are coming up for the EIMA International 2016 exposition with the appearance of the KDI 1903, KDI 2504 and KDI 3404 models featuring ultra-compact design and the highest performances in...
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From the processing to harvesting, the winning models by Kuhn

There are numerous innovations presented by Kuhn at the five-day event in Bologna, starting with the HR 6040 R and HR 8040 R folding harrows (with working widths of 6 and 8 m). The new harrows are aimed at contractors...
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Operations: great technologies for the Kverneland ranges

On the occasion of EIMA International the Norwegian group is bringing numerous machines to the market with technological innovations which extend from mulching to seeding and on to plant treatment, Kverneland machines created for reliability and performance
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New Landini REX: the preview of the "leading" tractor

The historic brand from Reggio Emilia presents at the Bologna show all its new ranges of tractors, which stand at the top in their respective categories, able to produce innovative solutions in terms of engine, transmission, and design
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SICURA, the new seeder produced by MA/AG

Important news from MA/AG, in Bologna to present SICURA, a seeder designed for sod seeding of winter-autumn cereals and all those specific crops that can be sown in line with spacing of 175 mm and 187.5 mm or their multiples....
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M 612 Multi-Flow Südtirol 2015, born to respect the environment

A Special Mention and the EIMA International 2016 Blue Award went to the latest arrival from Martignani, the tangential-flow electrostatic sprayer M612 Multi-Flow “Südtirol 2015”, a machine designed for vineyards and orchards in areas that enforce anti-drift regulations which are...
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Diavel 630 MultiWrap, baler and wrapper in a single model

At EIMA International, the range of round balers by Mascar becomes even richer with the launch of a new model, the Diavel 630 MultiWrap, which expands a range that was already strengthened in the last edition of Agritechnica with the...
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Soil preparation: Maschio Gaspardo enhances its range

The Venetian company comes to the Bologna event with many new features, especially in the soil preparation sector. With many firsts and re-stylings, there is a considerable renewal of the ranges, which promise to make the operator's job even more efficient
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MF 6718 S, a powerful tractor from Massey Ferguson

Countdown to the Bologna debut of the MF 6718 S tractor, flagship of the MF 6700 S range from Massey Ferguson. The new tractor made by the American company is an agile and flexible machine, powered by a 4-cylinder engine...
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Seeders, sprayers and fertilizer spreaders: the whole Matermacc range

Full hand of new offerings at EIMA International 2016 for Matermacc, which is part of the Lovol Arbos Group. In the field of plant protection treatments, the MBS on-board sprayer will be on show, available in three different configurations with...
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Ma.Tra 250, stability and performance for landscaping

The Ma.Tra range for professional landscaping is enhanced with the introduction on the market of model 250, a self-propelled working machine with a front plate designed for cutting and collecting grass in parks, in public and private parks, and on...
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McCormick: showcasing the complete range with VT-Drive transmission

The complete VT-Drive transmission range is highlighted at the Argo Tractors stand. X8, X7, and X6 are the names of these Series that are technologically advanced with an eye-catching and aggressive look
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R640 Shredder, a high-performance machine

The R640 model is a shredder designed by the Mantua company Negri (the headquarters are in Campitello Marcaria) to process large amounts of vegetable waste, wet or dry. This machine is designed to meet the needs of municipalities and farm...
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Power, comfort and maneuverability, the qualities of the New Holland T6

The new New Holland T6 Series tractors feature agility in maneuvers, top flight performance, parsimonious fuel consumption, ample visibility of the work area and vast selection of transmissions
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Oktopus Boom, targeted plant treatment with Nobili sprayer

The Oktopus Boom designed and built by the manufacturer Nobili in Molinella, near Bologna, specialized in mulchers and machinery for plant treatment, is coming along as a valid alternative to air sleeve treatment. The Oktopus Boom deploys a flow of...
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Drago GT by Olimac, the winning corn head

The new Drago GT corn head is arriving at EIMA International in high style with a collection of technical innovation prizes awarded the component by Fieragricola in Verona, FIMA in Zaragoza and the Savigliano Agricultural Mechanization Fair and yet another...
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Flail mowers and chippers, the novelties in the Peruzzo range

At EIMA International, Peruzzo of Curtarolo (Padua) launches several new products. These are the main ones: Triflex flail mower. Intended for the maintenance of agricultural and city land, the Triflex flail mower has been implemented with cutting systems, cutting height...
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PTH 1400/820 Allroad, the "agile" chipper of the Pezzolato range

Pezzolato comes to EIMA 2016 with an absolutely new product, PTH 1400/820 ALLROAD. This self-propelled chipper has great qualities of manoeuverability and compactness, which allow it to work in tight and rough spaces
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Performance and versatility of the new rotary tiller from Forigo Roter

The news from Forigo Roter Italia at EIMA International is the DF6 model, a folding rotary tiller designed for large tracts of land and for contractors, expanding an already extensive range. The strength of this application is the six-gear lateral...
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Turbo Hop, the versatile fertilizer spreader from Rotomec

The protagonist of the Rotomec stand at EIMA International will be the Turbo Hop pendular fertilizer spreader, an extremely versatile and well-finished machine, ideal not only for spreading granular or powder products, but also to spread products with a moisture...
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The new Series of cutter-mixers from Seko

Agility and manoeuverability distinguish the new series of cutter-mixers by the Paduan company. The machines produced in the Curtarolo factory are able to meet the needs of every type of livestock farm
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.150 series, the Selvatici diggers for sandy soils

At EIMA International, Selvatici srl of San Lazzaro di Savena (Bologna) is launching a new series of machines that extend their range of .150 diggers, designed especially for greenhouse crops in sandy or light soils. These applications are characterized by...
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Versatile and efficient, the light crusher and tiller from Seppi

The manufacturer Seppi in Caldaro, near Bolzano, has invested the production of universal mulchers for land reclamation aiming for versatile machinery capable of handling various types of operations. Other than heavy duty machinery, the Multiforst, Starsoil, Supersoil and Maxisoil, Seppi...
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Highlights of the new Sfoggia seeders

The seeders are the protagonists on the stand of Sfoggia - Montebelluna (TV) - at EIMA 2016. We start from AIR 3, the brand new pneumatic precision seed drill with variable pitch frame, suitable for planting on prepared ground with...
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Shredder Sicma, versatile machines for delicate processes

At EIMA International, Sicma from Miglianico (Chieti) is launching two new shredders. The TSN-Q model, available in fixed medium heavy and medium heavy movable with Y blades, smooth or toothed hammers, is a machine suitable for orchards, hazelnut groves, and...
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M8 Multi Merge, all the quality of the Alfaspeed windrower

The M8 Multi Merge is an innovative belt rake windrower by Alfaspeed in the IG Group in Russi, near Ravena, debuting for public view at the Bologna event. The manufacturer has said their Alfaspeed belt rake windrower, unlike traditional models,...
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Pointer Evo by Storti, high-performance mixers

Creating a range of horizontal self-propelled cutter-mixers with high efficiency and considerably reduced operating costs, i.e. in line with the production needs of small and medium-sized farms; this is the objective that the technicians of the Storti company from Verona...
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MRS dumper, Tecnoagri focuses on safety and ergonomics

In the Tecnoagri exhibition spaces at EIMA International, the spotlight is aimed at the MRS bin dumper, one of the jewels of the Ravenna company, which Mondo Macchina previewed in last March’s issue. Equipped with a clamping and double tightening...
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Valpadana, the rich range of specialized tractors

From the super compact series VP 4600 and VP 7000 up to the professional VP 9000, Valpadana takes centre stage at EIMA 2016 with a full range of models. The range of Valpadana tractors is designed to meet all the...
Gardening

Garden machinery: a "social" approach

The development of social networks coupled with the increase in mobile browsing with smartphones is revolutionizing the way we communicate. This is all also to the advantage of retailers, who for the first time have the opportunity to communicate with their potential clients in a cost-effective and easily measurable way. Let's see what are the opportunities and how the Italian garden centres operate online.
Gardening

Battery equipment, a resource for gardening

Electric powered equipment is lighter, more manageable and products less noise and fewer vibrations compared to traditional models, all to the advantage of the comfort of the operator. Battery powered equipment for the maintenance of greenery is certain to become more popular thanks to innovative technologies which enhance safety and environmental sustainability. Hedge trimmers and mowers can be efficiently powered by electric motors with performance and efficiency which are no less than what traditional power provides
Normatives

Self-propelled agricultural machines: new rules for visibility

The new regulations on visibility for self-propelled agricultural machines are being prepared. The regulations, which will take the wording of ISO 21495-1, are based on requirements developed by experts taking into account the characteristics of different types of machine, and thus the specific problems and the different risk factors
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Ecosystem services in the fight against overbuilding

Some catastrophic events occur relentlessly and with a minimum of fuss; this is the reason why in twenty years two million hectares of Italian farmland have disappeared under concrete. The recent report by ISPRA estimated – according to the effects of environmental and economic damages – the social cost of this alarming phenomenon. Agriculture needs to be protected due to its positive externalities and policy has a duty to perform this way quickly and well
Technology

Distribution of crop protection products: the sustainable defense

For the best distribution on crops of plant protection products modern and efficient sprayer booms are absolutely necessary. New generation pressure regulators, anti-drift nozzles and sensor systems ensure an increasing scientific and measured use of chemical products and provide economic and environmental benefits
Technology

Machinery and plant for making compost

The biochemical process for the production of an organic substance using vegetable residues is complicated and requires care for the well defined phases and precise parameters. Compost is the end product of the organic digestion process made possible with the use of machinery and plant. Compost can be used by hobbyists or for the needs of industry capable of managing the process during all its phases
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