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Year 2023 Number 3-4

March - April

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European agricultural tyre market falls

European tire market down 22% in 2022. In the sales ranking Italy confirms its third position. India and Japan increasingly global players
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ACRE, agricultural robots in competition

The second edition of the event reserved for highly automated mechanical vehicles takes place at the end of May. Organised by the AIRLab of the Politecnico and the Department of Agricultural Sciences of Milan, in partnership with FederUnacoma and open to the public, the event includes a competition of skill among robot models, and an exhibition of the most innovative technologies

Robotics stars at World FIRA 2023

The 7th edition of World FIRA, the international event on agricultural robots and automation systems for agriculture, held in Toulouse from 7 to 9 February, closed with a resounding success. Organised by Gofar (Global organisation for agricultural robotics), 7 February...

The self-propelled agricultural machinery levelling on slope

In order to ensure the necessary stability when working on sloping terrain, combine harvesters, grape harvesters and other implements, especially the self-propelled versions, have adopted various technical solutions to ensure an adequate level of safety against tipping, but also better quality of work

Electronic and digital weight measurement on agricultural machinery

A wide range of sensors is required for data acquisition leading to operational decisions aimed at the application of Agriculture 4.0. Those measuring weight undoubtedly play a significant role in monitoring products harvested or distributed in the field by agricultural machinery. Strain gauge load cells represent the main category of this type of sensor

The three-point linkage, a key mechanical device

Both rear or front, the three-point linkage is the key to achieving the carried-type coupling between the tractor and the implement. Several hydraulic-driven devices and dedicated accessories make its handling safer and less tiring for operators, especially in the coupling and separation phases of the two units

AgriPlug, the 4.0 technology by Agricolus

AgriPlug is the name of a device for precision agriculture designed to optimise cultivation operations by remotely monitoring tillage and recording detailed data relating to the different types of work carried out in the field. This innovative technology is made...

Bkt's run does not stop

Deeply Indian manufacturing heart, global strategic vision.            Bkt, the Indian off-road tyre giant, is aiming for world leadership in the sector. It does so by presenting an ambitious development plan in Mumbai that should lead to a doubling of turnover...

Conexpo: modular transmissions from the Carraro Group

At Conexpo, one of the most important international exhibitions dedicated to earthmoving technology, held in Las Vegas (USA) from 14 to 18 March, the Carraro Group presented three new drivelines. As the Veneto-based manufacturer - based in Campodarsego, near Padua...

xTrap device: a product of xFarm research

Eic Accelerator has awarded a EUR 1 million grant to xFarm Technologies. The funds, disbursed through the European Innovation Council - a body created by the European Commission to support high-tech innovations that are considered revolutionary - were granted to...

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