Information on the mechanization of agriculture, gardening, components and multifunctionality.
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Agricultural machinery: a "direction" for the National Recovery Plan

In the framework of its assembly, the Manufacturers' Federation organizes a Forum dedicated to the implementation of the National Recovery Plan. Experts and technicians are working to draw up a map of the mechanization needs. Mechanical and electronic technologies as ...

May - June year 2021 / nr. 5-6

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Innovation, a challenge for farms

The Confederazione Nazionale dei Coltivatori Diretti carried out a survey among a significant sample of farms and stakeholders to analyse the sector's propensity for innovation. Positive elements emerged, although there is still a lack of knowledge of the available tools
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Tractors, a "specialised" market

The share of tractors specifically designed for orchards and vineyards in the total number of registered tractors is growing, accounting for almost 40% of the market and recording a 63% increase in the first quarter of the year. The RIVE international exhibition in Pordenone - organised in partnership with FederUnacoma - is a point of reference for the most advanced technologies for the viticulture and winemaking industry
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Components, a sector in the spotlight

The first quarter of the year shows a clear increase in turnover for manufacturers of components for agricultural machinery and equipment. The domestic market and exports are doing well. According to Comacomp, the positive trend should continue in the coming months thanks to a high number of orders. The October rendezvous with EIMA International is a great opportunity to give further impetus to companies in the sector. To date, 520 exhibitors have been confirmed for the components exhibition alone
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EIMA Digital, the 4.0 showcase

The market for advanced electronics for agriculture has grown fivefold in the last four years and is set to increase even more thanks also to the system of incentives for the digital transition. The EIMA Digital, exhibition as part of the 44th EIMA International (October 19-23, 2021), showcases the most innovative technologies and offers a programme of events on the subject produced in collaboration with universities and the AEF world association
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EIMA Idrotech, the sustainable use of water resources

About 250 exhibiting industries have confirmed their presence at the Idrotech Show, one of the specialised areas of EIMA International (Bologna 19-23 October). The most advanced technologies for the use of water in agriculture will be on display at the exhibition. Conferences and seminars on water emergencies also in relation to climate change are also scheduled
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Haymaking, the machinery for drying forage in the field

Forage drying is crucial to produce hay with good nutritional qualities and free from external contaminants. Specific machinery such as rakes and tedders are used for this type of work. On the market, different types are offering different performances as to speed and precision of work
Markets

Agricultural machinery, market potential in Ukraine

Thanks to very favourable climatic and soil conditions, Ukrainian agriculture has great potential for development, but is lacking in terms of production technology. In addition to being obsolete, the fleet of agricultural machinery is undersized compared to the sector’s needs. Potential demand is estimated at 40,000 tractors and 5,000 combine harvesters per year
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Phytosanitary treatments, the INNOSETA review

In October, the three-year European project INNOSETA, which began in May 2018, will come to an end. With the participation of fifteen international partners from eight European countries, the initiative has enabled the implementation of a dedicated platform for technological innovation in the field of phytosanitary treatments
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Bioenergy, endangered by the REDII Directive

In a joint letter, the main associations of the national solid biomass sector have addressed the competent Ministries (MiTe, Mipaaf and Mise) to ask for a prompt discussion on the transposition process of the "REDII" Directive on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources. The aim is to avert the risk of a possible revision of the Directive, cur-rently being discussed in Brussels, which would introduce new sustainability criteria for biomass, even before an assessment in the field of the already very stringent ones provi-ded by REDII in the transposition phase
Technology

From the field to the table, harvesting bulbs, tubers, and roots

Roots, bulbs and tubers need sowing (or transplanting) beds without skeleton, well refined, ventilated, and drained. In order to harvest the product preserving its quality, it is necessary to have dedicated machines, which differ for the harvesting bar, which can be adjusted to the specific needs of different species
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Antonio Carraro, the specialists "in the field"

The Antonio Carraro range is at "Enovitis in campo", the event held on 1 and 2 July at Pico Maccario di Mombaruzzo (AT). For the occasion, the company from Campodarsego (Padua) will be displaying all the precious pieces of its...
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Benzi production a 4.0 facility

A new production plant for Benzi, the Lombardy company that has been designing, manufacturing and marketing transmission systems for agricultural machinery since 1955. The new facility in Cassano d'Adda (MI), featuring domotics and oriented towards production efficiency and environmental sustainability...
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Stage V engine for Landini MISTRAL 2 models

Series 2, the range produced by Landini, has been renewed with a new engine and a new design in line with the Landini Family Feeling. The new Series, called MISTRAL2, will be equipped with the Kohler Stage V engine, thus...
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MAXIFORST, the new forestry mulcher made by SEPPI M.

Medium-and high-powered forestry mulchers are a valuable aid in forestry and environmental care. Lately, these machines have also been used for cleaning and felling pest-ridden plants that infest forests. For this work, performance is not the only important element. There...

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