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Tractors: Markets hold up, but the economic situation is worrying

Tractor sales fall in the first six months of the year on all major world markets but nevertheless, confirm high volumes. Demand for mechanical equipment driven by the transition to Agriculture 4.0 and sustainable practices. The uncertainty of the geopolitical ...

October - November year 2022 / nr. 10-11

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Agricultural machinery, good performance fot the Italian market

The economic downturn is reflected in the market for agricultural machinery, which is declining for all types, yet sales volumes are still good. In the nine months from January to September, 15,800 tractors were sold, a lower number than the 18,500 of the same period in 2021, but still higher than the average of the last four years. Manufacturer President Alessandro Malavolti points out the difficulties of the current economic situation and hopes for a relaunch of the incentive system
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Environment, work and income: the EU agenda

The new Italian government faces difficult challenges in agricultural policy. In the current phase, the primary sector is being asked to be more productive, but at the same time to comply more and more strictly with sustainability standards and Green Deal commitments. This puts at risk the economic resilience of a production fabric largely composed of small enterprises

Irrigation, global warming drives innovation

The reduction in rainfall caused by climate change has significantly reduced water availability in many areas. Irrigation systems play a key role in making the best use of water resource

EIMA, 'global' mechanisation

The 45th edition of the world exhibition of mechanics for agriculture, landscaping and related components opens in Bologna. Over 1,500 industries will be present, representing 40 countries, and about 300 thousand visitors are expected from every continent. New products, advanced technologies, futuristic solutions to face the great challenges of modern agriculture

Plugfest 2022, the "red thread" with EIMA Digital

From October 17 to 21, the 2022 edition of Plugfest was held in Bologna. The event, organized by AEF to promote the compatibility of electronic and electrical systems between agricultural machinery, creates a link with EIMA Digital - the electronics show - and anticipated some of its central themes

NEB COMPACT T T, performance and safety

Agricolmeccanica is a Friuli-based company (headquartered in Torviscosa, Udine), known under the brand name Friuli Sprayers, that designs and manufactures a wide range of agricultural equipment, including innovative drift recovery tunnel sprayers, electrostatic pneumatic sprayers, radial and tangential sprayers. At...

Antonio Carraro, world premiere for the full electric eSP

Exacly one year after the presentation at EIMA 2021 of the SRX Hybrid articulated-frame, isodiametric, reversible, cab model, with hybrid diesel-electric propulsion - the 55 kW internal combustion engine is combined with a 20 kW electric one for a total...

Specialised, the new BCS compacts

At the Bologna Exhibition Centre, the Milanese manufacturer BCS (based in Abbiategrasso) presents its latest offerings for the specialised tractor segment. It starts with the 35 AR Junior Micro series, a line of four-wheel drive articulated vehicles that have compactness...

The high performance of Caron transporters

Agility, performance and comfort are the common features of the new products that Caron, a company specialising in the production of transporters, will be presenting at EIMA 2022. Taking centre stage will be the new AR/ST series of motorised tractors,...

Range expansion for Checchi & Magli

A poker of innovations that Checchi & Magli, a company specialising in the production of transplanters, is presenting at EIMA. In the foreground, on the stand of the Bologna-based company - the headquarters are in Budrio – we find the...

CM load stabilizer: maximum stability

CM specialises in the manufacture of agricultural and industrial handling equipment. Since 1974, it has been responding to different needs with quality and reliability, offering both hydraulic tractor lifts and equipment for forklifts and telehandlers (tippers, buckets, load stabilizers, etc.)....

Falc, innovative technologies for shredding

At EIMA 2022, Falc from Faenza, Ravenna, Italy, will showcase several new products in the mulching equipment segment. On stage is the Bio Fast 4800 DT harvester mulcher..  With a working width of 4.8 meters, the new version of the...

Faresin, highly innovative technological solutions

Proposing highly innovative technological solutions to the market, designed to make farmers' work smarter and more efficient and, therefore, to raise the performance bar even higher. This is the philosophy that has always guided and oriented Faresin Industries of Breganze...

The seventh generation for the Fendt 700 Vario

Now in its seventh generation, the new Fendt 700 Vario series (five models: 720 Vario, 722 Vario, 724 Vario, 726 Vario and 728 Vario) covers a power range of 203 to 283 hp (147 to 206 kW) according to ECE...

Billy Goat, Fiaba's Mowing Tractors

The Billy Goat Outback mowing tractors (BCT4322BCE and BCT4323BCE) which Fiaba will bring to Eima International, round out the already extensive Billy Goat range, adding comfort and the driving experience of a lawn tractor. Tuff Torq transmissions provide optimum traction:...

Goldoni, stage V for all models under 75 Hp

Goldoni, now a Keestrack Group company, arrives at EIMA International with several new products united by the introduction of stage V engines on all specialised, compact and isodiametric models under 75 hp. Strategic partner Doosan will equip the range with...

Elephump, the automatic motor pump from Irriland

Research for the development of eco-sustainable products and the reduction of polluting emissions are the objectives guiding Irriland’s design and manufacture of irrigation machinery for over thirty years. In particular, the Emilia-based company from Guastalla (Reggio Emilia) is presenting to...

EIMA 2022: John Deere new features on all ranges

John Deere is upgrading the 9000 Series range of mulchers.  Like the other models in the range, the 9500 and 9600, the 9700 will be powered by the JD18X engine, which does not require a diesel emission additive (DEF).  The...

LXe-261, Kubota's electric tractor

LXe-261, Kubota's first compact electric tractor, is coming to Europe. The Japanese agricultural mechanization multinational highlights that the machine - shown at EIMA International - is designed to meet current environmental standards and will be available for rental in Europe...

Kverneland, leading the way with harrows and cultivators

On the Kverneland stand at the Bologna event, the spotlight is on Qualidisc, a new generation of disc harrows, offered in Farmer and Pro versions and represented at EIMA 2022 by the 4 meters Qualidisc PRO model with Actipack roller....

Landini, a new era for the Trekker range

Landini is showcasing several new products and a premiere at EIMA International. Let's start with the latter.   In 2022 the Landini Trekker4 Stage V made its appearance. It was equipped with a passive regenerating DPF particulate filter, DOC oxidation catalyst...

Maschio Gaspardo: the power of Jumbo

Maschio Gaspardo is showing at EIMA International the new Jumbo Isotronic, a top-of-the-range folding power harrow with ISOBUS communication protocol. As a development of the Jumbo model, the Jumbo Isotronic stands out for multiple mechanical, structural and electronic innovations. First...

MF44 telehandler, a restyling for Stage V

Along with the launch of its new Stage V engines-the power unit is a 4,500 cc FPT delivering 170 horsepower with Doc and Dpf-Merlo of San Defendente (Cuneo) has updated the profile of its MF44 telehandler range. The chassis is...

New Holland's new ranges

As always, New Holland's stand (this year present in Hall 14) at EIMA 2022 is full of new products and interesting highlights. In the spotlight, most of all is the ProBelt range of variable chamber round balers designed to process...

Peruzzo, powerful cutting machines

At EIMA International, Peruzzo will launch the TB50 chipper, a compact drum model that can work on dry branches up to 5-6 cm in diameter and wet branches up to 6-7 cm. Aimed primarily at private users, rental companies and...

Power and agility for Pezzolato chippers

Since 1976 Pezzolato has been manufacturing and marketing firewood production machines and chippers for landscapers and contractors in over 24 countries. For the Piedmontese company - headquartered in Envie, in the province of Cuneo - 2022 was a year full...

Q Series by Valtra, customized technology

Big news from Valtra. The Finnish manufacturer presents at EIMA International the new Q Series designed and manufactured at its Suolahti plant in the central southern great lakes region. Designed for use by contractors or large farms, the Q Series...

Energy diversification, biomass heating is strategic

The military conflict between Russia and Ukraine has raised the question of diversification of energy supply sources with particular urgency. With this view, renewables are called upon to play a strategic role, as demonstrated by the story of the biomass district heating plant in the South Tyrolean municipality of Rasun-Anterselva, included as an example of good practicein the EU project "BRANCHES"

Big prismatic balers

Forage packing operations can be carried out with different machine setups, capable of packing bales in different shapes according to farm needs. Many models are available on the market, and manufacturers are making increasingly sophisticated technological solutions

Farm tractor drivers' safety

For more than 50 years, Roll-Over Protective Structures (ROPS) protect operators in case of tractor rollover. Their integration into closed, air-conditioned, soundproofed cabs also insulated from vibration and contamination by pesticide significantly increases driver’s comfort

Merlo, growth is "green"

The launch of the e-Worker in 2021, Merlo's first full electric telehandler, marks an important step change in industrial strategies for the Piedmont-based company. The qualitative leap is the result of careful planning that in 2018 had led the company...

The performance of the JUMBO 8000 silage chopper

The new version of Pöttinger's JUMBO 8000 silage chopper has been available on the market since August. With its restyling, the German manufacturer has managed to reduce the forage cut by 30% compared to the previous version, and to optimise...

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