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Year 2024 Number 2


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Agriculture, Europe's initiatives against the crisis

Derogations on set aside land and simplification of the CAP, the first measures implemented by the European Union to deal with the difficulties of the primary sector. It is necessary to accompany farmers towards new production systems
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African agriculture: potential and critical aspects

The primary sector contributes a large part of gross income, accounts for the largest part of exports and is the most important source of employment. The sector has enormous potential for growth, but it is necessary to work on the supply chains and on the processing capacity

Agricultural mechanisation: the eighth edition of EIMA Agrimach India

From February 29 to March 3, Bangalore is the showcase of agricultural mechanics. Over 130 exhibiting industries, 15 of them Italian, will present at the University of Agricultural Sciences the latest technologies able to meet the needs of the different models of agriculture of the subcontinent. Sustainability and innovation at the heart of the event

India continues to run

Also in 2024, the Subcontinent will register the highest GDP growth rate among the 'big ones' on the planet. Agriculture remains a strategic sector for the country-system but is affected by climate change and low productivity. The role of mechanisation in modernising the primary sector

Agricultural machinery: Indian market at an all-time high

In 2023 tractor sales will again exceed the 900,000 mark and set a new record. The Mahindra brand leads the market, however, Italian manufacturers have an established presence in both the tractor and equipment segments

Garden machinery, declining market in 2023

Geopolitics, inflation and climate change affect the performance of the market, which is declining for all the main types of products. Plant residue shredders, hedge trimmers, blowers and robot lawnmowers showed a plus sign. No significant turnarounds are expected for 2024

New Oleo-Mac blowers, power and working autonomy

A new range of battery-powered blowers makes its debut on the Italian market. These are the Oleo-Mac BVi 60 BOOST models which, distributed in Italy by Emak of Bagnolo in Piano (Reggio Emilia), stand out for their characteristics of lightness...

Lawnmower robots, innovations from Stiga

Optimised efficiency, design, lawn cutting quality and customisation. These are the strong points of Stiga's range of robot lawnmowers, which has recently been implemented with new operating functions, expressly designed to offer top-level performance and cutting quality. The models offered...

Muner: specific training for off-road vehicles

The Motorvehicle University of Emilia Romagna (MUNER) is organising an innovative training course this year - called the Off-Highway Vehicle Engineering Program - for the design of off-road vehicles, including tractors, combine harvesters and earth-moving machines. Muner was born in...

Agrievolution, an alliance at the service of global agro-mechanics

The Steering Committee of Agrievolution, the international alliance of agricultural machinery and equipment manufacturers’ associations from Argentina, China, Korea, France, Japan, Iran, and again the United Kingdom, Russia, Spain, Turkey, the United States, plus the European Cema Committee, met in...

The agricultural mechanisation for the Eco-energy transition

Stakeholders and public decision-makers met in Rome on 30 January to discuss the issues that emerged from the Nomisma Report on the "Ecological-energy transition in the agri-food sector". Farms are willing to invest in eco-sustainable technologies but have to deal with several critical issues

Kubota celebrates 70 years in Europe

An important milestone for Kubota, which this year celebrates its 50th year in Europe. In fact, it was in 1974 that the Japanese group opened its first subsidiary in France, specialising in the production of tractors, agricultural equipment, construction machinery,...

Mapping, weeding, harvesting: the role of drones in agriculture

Despite some technical and regulatory issues that have yet to be definitively resolved, real-time monitoring of numerous environmental and crop parameters and selective distribution at variable rates are currently the most successful uses of drones in the agricultural sector. To the benefit of a qualitative improvement and a more effective sustainability of production

The air conditioning of the housing environments

The ventilation of the barn, as well as the maintenance of optimal humidity values, are essential interventions to ensure a good state of health of the animals and, therefore, to guarantee ideal levels of well-being and productivity

Spray booms, innovations that reduce pesticides

Limiting the use of pesticides is essential to protect the environment and human health. Technological innovations in the agro-mechanical field can make a fundamental contribution in this regard, optimising and rationalising the use of plant protection products

Annovi Reverberi's ARXP BOX high-pressure cleaner awarded ADI DESIGN

Annovi Reverberi's ARXP BOX pressure washer has won the ADI DESIGN Index 2023 award. The prize was awarded last November by a jury of experts from the ADI Permanent Design Observatory, an association that promotes the development of industrial design...

e-Valiant, BCS launches its first electric tractor

Electric, isodiametric, compact and multifunctional. This is the new series of e-Valiant tractors by BCS, previewed in Verona during the last edition of Fieragricola. Equipped with a 40 kW electric engine, the range is equipped with a 48 V lithium...

Striker ST, the new Caffini technology

Caffini offers the market the new range of Striker ST self-propelled sprayers, created in collaboration with Bosch Rexroth and intended for open field work. The machine, presented at Fieragricola last February, was designed by the Verona-based technicians – Caffini's headquarters...

The winning design of the CNH Group

The CNH Group triumphed at the 2023 edition of the Good Design Award, the prestigious international award conferred by the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design and the Metropolitan Arts Press for the most innovative industrial (and other) design...

CPT60 fertiliser spreader trolley, performance and versatility

The Venetian manufacturer DCM Spreaders - the headquarters are in Roncà in the province of Verona - expands the range of fertiliser spreader trolleys with the versatile CPT60 model, designed to work on larger surfaces. The latest addition to DCM...

Effective and resistant the new STCM stone crushers

FAE renews its range of stone crushers by introducing the STCM series, which replaces the current STC. The new addition to the Trentino company - the company's headquarters are located in Fondo, in the province of Trento - is a...

The operational autonomy of the Faresin electric mixer wagon

After its international presentation at Agritechnica 2023, the self-propelled mixer wagon Leader PF Full Electric played a starring role on the Faresin stand in Verona, during the last edition of Fieragricola. The new model, with a capacity of 14 cubic...

Fast and precise, the new Delta seed drill

Delta, this is the name of the new seed drill with variable inter-row distance designed and built by Mascar of Grumolo delle Abbadesse (province of Vicenza), made its official debut last November at Agritechnica. Available in both mechanical and electric...

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