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Agricultural machinery: positive balance in the United States and Europe, growing the Mediterranean area

The performance of the world market - measured by the Agrievolution statistics - saw the growth in the first half of 2019 in American and European registrations, while India and Turkey are in decline. The forecast focuses on the Mediterranean area, showing good potential in Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria and Egypt
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Agrievolution, the future agriculture is specialized

At the beginning of October, the seventh Agrievolution world summit took place in Madrid and hosted 120 delegates coming from 15 countries. The focus was on new eating styles and the growth of specialized crops. The world demand of fruit and vegetable products is constantly increasing and this has consequences on the destination of agricultural land as well as on the market of machinery for specialized crops

Agricultural mechanization: education as a strategic asset

The Agrievolution Meeting held in Madrid focused, among the others, on the topics of disseminating technical information and of the education of farmers and technical staff. Several projects are being undertaken by important manufacturers, while FAO underlines that the development of agriculture itself requires investing on education
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Green light for EIMA International

Eima International, the great exhibition of agricultural mechanics that will take place in Bologna from 11 to 15 November 2020, starts its race in an exciting way. The registrations on the online platform officially open at 11:00 on Monday 23...

Comagarden: a focus on tourist green areas

The association of manufacturers of gardening and landscaping machinery and equipment announces one of the key themes of the next edition of EIMA Green, to be held in November 2020. Meanwhile, a conference on the design and management of green sites of value, carried out in Bari in the context of Agrilevante, previews some points of particular interest

Agrilevante, Mediterranean passion!

Record edition for the exhibition of machines and technologies held at the Bari exhibition centre. The number of visitors reaches 80.200, of which 3600 foreigners from 60 countries. Over 55 conferences and meetings on technical and economic issues to cover the myriad aspects of agriculture

Mediterranean islands, an open-air laboratory

The thousands of islands in the Mediterranean, 800 of which in Italian waters, generate high quality and highly typical agricultural products. However, the farming is often carried out under difficult conditions, due to the lack of water, the quality of the soil, the slopes, the exposure to the winds, and the difficulty of adapting the machines to the particular agricultural situations. This is the central theme of the conference entitled “Sustainable mechanization and supply chains in the Mediterranean islands”. During the meeting, experimental projects presented to implement circular economy systems

Welfare in the stable, an essential condition for modern animal husbandry

The care of dairy cows, boh in nutrition and in the management of the stable, is essential to make farms profitable. This is the recommendation that emerged from two livestock conferences held at Agrilevante

Tropical fruit growing in Southern Italy, the experience in Sicily

Tropical crops can be successfully grown in the regions of Southern Italy, provided that precise rules are followed both in agronomic management and in post-harvest storage. This is what the conference “Cultivation of tropical fruit in Southern Italy” illustrated at Agrilevante

Mechanic technologies: new opportunities for young people

Mechanical engineers with a strong propensity for information technology and electronics: it is needed in order to design new machines, but above all to make them work in modern farms. This is the professional figure that agricultural machinery manufacturers are...

RIPRESA, an online tool to improve work safety in agriculture

A detailed project was presented for the dissemination of safety in agriculture, carried out jointly by the Inail Central Prevention Directorate and by the Universities of Tuscia, Udine and Catania. The aim of the project is to put the knowledge and data on security into a system and to disseminate it to the operators’ communities

Myanmar, a promising market

The troubled political events have marked the history of the country and have long held back its development process. Today Myanmar stands out as a country with good prospects, in particular for the agricultural machinery sector, which must contribute to improving the productivity and quality of agriculture

Agritechnica 2019: global and responsible agriculture

The Hanover exhibition, the international showcase of agricultural vehicles and equipment, presents itself once again with large numbers. There is also a rich schedule of meetings, with a focus on sustainable agriculture. The Innovation Award is back and there is a new prize for components. Other side activities include a Farming Simulator League tournament

The Berti compacts take to the field

Green is a compact reversible shredder made by Berti Macchine Agricole (the headquarters are in Caldiero, Verona) for mowing grass, bushes and twigs (up to 2 cm in diameter) in parks, green areas and playgrounds. The new Berti shredder can...

Caffini sprayers, durable and innovative

The Caffini stand at Agritechnica hosts the Rider model, the latest in the range of self-propelled sprayers. It is a stable and sturdy machine (the frame is made of steel) that easily adapts to the treatment of any type of...

Spartan 700, the new Capello harvester

Nuova Spartan 700 is the name of the cutting bar that Capello, a Cuneo-based company that has been designing and producing grain harvesting heads since 1965, presents as its main innovation at Agritechnica 2019. Created to meet the need on...

Cellis novelty for shallow tillage

Celli will present many new items at Agritechnica, including Elettra, the new solution that Celli has devised to prepare the ground for pineapple cultivation, to avoid using herbicides to eliminate pests and weeds. Elettra is based on a system with...

Checchi e Magli: innovative technologies for transplanting

In Hanover, the spotlight is on Wolf Pro, a professional transplanter designed by Checchi e Magli di Budrio (Bologna) for mulching, but which can also be used on non-mulched soil. The distribution system is the first in the world with...

Euromacchine, integrated solutions for pumping

In the exhibition spaces of Euromacchine, a company based in Ponte di Piave (Treviso) specializing in water pumping technologies, the spotlight is on the innovations for the 2019 edition of Agritechnica. These are the main ones. Pump set SERIE SR...

FAE innovations for the agricultural and forestry sector

High-tech mulchers, stump grinders, stone crushers and the “Sonic” system, which can significantly increase the performance of shredders and excavators, are the innovations that FAE presents at Agritechnica 2019. We start from the new line of professional shredders for excavators...

Falc, farming with a respect for the soil

  Consumer attention to the issues of environmental sustainability and food quality is growing and with it the weight of organic farming. In the wake of these new trends, the Faenza company Falc has launched a range of cutters specifically...

Faresin models projected into the future

At Agritechnica 2019, Faresin Industries opens a new season, as always projected towards the future. The company has experienced significant growth driven by the introduction - in Hanover in 2017 - of the innovative PF series of mixer wagons and...

The new models broaden the Fendt range

The new Fendt 900 Vario tractor series, available in five models (930, 933, 936, 939 and 942 Vario), covers the power range between 296 and 415 Hp, completing the range between the Fendt 800 Vario models and the 1000 Vario...

Fontana Technologies for precision levelling

Fontana is a company based in Crescentino (Vercelli) specialized in the design and manufacture of technologies for soil levelling. In its catalogue, the Piedmontese manufacturer can boast a wide range of modular laser-controlled levellers that can be used not only...

New John Deere 6Ms: powerful and manoeuvrable

The new 6M tractors from John Deere are on show at Agritechnica, a range of machines designed for power, comfort, compactness and manoeuvring agility. "The 6M tractors - the manufacturer explains with a technical note - replace the 6M, 6MC...

Kubota: the M7003 series debuts in Hanover

The new M7003 series by Kubota will be available on the market starting from the second quarter of 2020. This third generation tractor will arrive on the market much earlier than expected thanks to recent technological advances and the continued...

Multirate, Kverneland's smart fertilization

Efficient use of fertilizer is a very important factor for crop development, but increasing productivity, understood as increasing yields and reducing costs, requires greater precision in fertilizing interventions. Once again, the solution comes from technological innovation, and its name is...

Innovation and passion, key words of Argo Tractors

Argo Tractors, a group from Fabbrico (RE), a manufacturer of tractors branded Landini, McCormick and Valpadana, focused on technological development based on sustainability, in a phase of strong expansion with the acquisition of new dealers on international markets, is exhibiting...

iQblue connect, Lemken technology for agriculture 4.0

Until now, the possibility of using equipment data for farm software management systems has been a complex and expensive enterprise. This is why Lemken has developed the iQblue connect technology, a kit that transforms the mechanical vehicles already in use...

Sicura, the versatile seed drill from ma/ag

One of the flagship models by ma/ag of Casalbuttano (Cremona) returns to the Hanover event. We are referring to the “Sicura” seeder, a hard-working machine for small seeds, designed by the Lombard team for the working conditions typical of Italian...

Mascar: the spearheads of the range

The flagships of the Mascar range are highlighted at Agritechnica.    Diavel Multiwrap. The round baler with fixed roller chamber sees the debut of a new, redesigned wrapping system equipped with a new control device integrated with the latest generation...

Restyling of the range for Maschio Gaspardo

As usual, Maschio Gaspardo presents itself at Agritechnica with many new products. Here are some of the most significant ones. Chrono. The new high-speed precision seed drills Chrono is equipped with an electrically-powered seeding unit and a pneumatic seed transport...

Next Edition, the best sellers for Massey Ferguson

At the Hanover exhibition, Massey Ferguson debuts the high-performance "Next" technology on four of the most popular models in the range: MF 5711 S Dyna-4 with 110 Hp, MF 5713 S Dyna-4 with 130 Hp, MF 7720 S Dyna-VT with...

The top models by the McCormick brand

On the stand of the multinational Argo Tractors at Agritechnica, the McCormick brand is in the foreground with a series of tractors notable for power, technology and design.   The main news is the McCormick X7.624 VT-Drive Stage V, candidate for...

Powerful and technological Merlo telescopic handlers

Merlo spa, a company based in San Fedente (TO) specializing in the production of telescopic boom lifts, both fixed and rotating, self-loading cement mixers, forest tractors, tracked vehicles and self-propelled platforms, participates in Agritechnica 2019 with a stand full of...

New Holland: maximum productivity with the CX7 and CX8 combine harvesters

The stage reserved for great occasions: the Agritechnica event. This is where New Holland presents the restyling of the CX7 and CX8 combine harvesters, redesigned with performance in mind. The new Ultra-Flow offset profile 32-bar beater improves threshing and increases...

Drago range, the winning heads by Olimac

The Drago range, spearhead of Olimac of Margarita (Cuneo), warms up its engines for the 2019 edition of Agritechnica. On display at Hanover there will be the DragoGT, Drago Gold and Drago2 heads, which recently won the international “Highest Retained...

Optyma, a weeding machine for customized processing

The Oliver company of Engazzà di Salizzole (Verona) presents the Optyma weeding machine at Agritechnica. This equipment has a double frame - one fixed to stabilize the machine and the other movable, guided by an operator or an automatic driving...

An on demand cutting device from Ortomec

Ortomec was established in 1998 from the collaboration between four partners who had a long experience in the mechanical engineering and horticultural sector. By sharing these skills, the Veneto-based company (the headquarters are in Cona, in the province of Venice)...

Pezzolato protagonist in forest mechanization

Two major innovations that Pezzolato, a company based in the Cuneo area, presents in Hanover. The first is the Pth All Road self-propelled drum chipper, which presents technological innovations that are absent from the market. The machine has been designed...

Carmobil E400 and E500: sustainable irrigation

Pioggia Carnevali unveils the new electric self-propelled models in Hanover during Agritechnica. These are the Carmobil E400 and E500 self-propelled sprinklers powered by a solar-powered electric motor. “The machines - explains the company from Porto Mantovano - have been developed...

Ra-Rake, the Repossi windrower for quality work

In Hanover, the flagship of the Repossi stand, a Pavia company from Casorate Primo, is the Ra-Rake windrower, a machine designed to operate in the most complex conditions, even on brittle corn stalks, with a high work quality. Thanks to...

Delicate processing with Roc band swathes

The RT 1150 windrower is one of the high productivity models made by the Riminese company Roc (the headquarters are in Poggio Torriana). Like all the other windrowers of the Romagna-based company, RT1150 is a band application. This means it...

Leona, the heavy duty stalk chopper by Tierre

It’s called Leona, and it will be marketed starting from 2020. A heavy stalk chopper, it is intended for processing stalks of corn, straw, soy, grass, beets and set asides on large tracts of land, in the most difficult and...

Tifermec: the range innovations in Hanover

Tifermec is a well-established Umbrian company that has been designing and building backhoes, boom mowers, hedge trimmers and cutting heads for excavators for 40 years, with particular attention to the quality of materials and after-sales service. These strengths have allowed...

The high specialization of the Valpadana models

Valpadana will be present at Agritechnica representing the equal-wheeled and hyper-specialist families of the Argo Tractors group. In particular, the VP 9000 Series and the VP 4600 Series will be the protagonists of the stand of the Group from Fabbrico...

EXTRA 324F Alpin, the mountain mower

The new front mower is called EXTRA 324F Alpin, launched by Vicon during the 2019 edition of Agritechnica. The machine - as its name suggests - is a work tool designed for use on steep slopes such as those on...

The high performance of the new Zanon shredders

Time for new products by Zanon. The company from Campodarsego (Padua) presents itself at the Agritechnica rendezvous with two innovative forestry mulchers, TF/DT Special and TN/DT Special, the first equipped with retractable hammers, the second with fixed-tooth tools. Designed for...

Grape harvesters: high technology for quality productions

The technical evolution helps to increase the harvesting efficiency of grape harvesters, both in terms of the gentle handling of grapes and of cleaning from foreign materials. The application of electronic systems allows qualitative and quantitative monitoring of production, while automatic guidance devices allow the machine to operate autonomously

The telehandler, top-level multi-functionality

Telehandlers are characterized by their great manoeuvrability in tight spaces, but above all for the extreme versatility they have gained over time. From the management of forage to that of wastewater and biomass, up to the most diverse operations of loading and unloading materials, telescopic handlers provide a precious support on the farm. Sophisticated technologies characterize the new models, which also feature systems to ensure cost-effectiveness in consumption and safety in operations

Mechanized systems for walnuts

Dried fruit consumption is booming in many countries. The growth in demand is an opportunity for farms that grow hazel, walnut and almond trees, only on the condition that specific technologies are available. Today, the agricultural machinery industry is able to offer effective solutions for different types of plants and different production requirements

Starberry MD1 from Campagnola, the blueberry shaker

One of the protagonists of the latest edition of Agrilevante is Campagnola, an Emilian company engaged in the production of pneumatic and electromechanical equipment for pruning and harvesting. During the four days in Bari, Campagnola premiered the Starberry MD1, an...

CIMA lunar sprayers

It was 20 July 1969 when man first set foot on the lunar soil, pushing forward his horizon and setting new goals that were unimaginable until then. For CIMA (PV) - a company that has been a leader in the...

Maschio Gaspardo partner of the Africa Project

The cooperation agreement between Coldiretti, Eni and Bonifiche Ferraresi was signed last October in Cernobbio (CO) for the launch of activities on specific initiatives abroad, and in particular in Africa, on projects to develop local economies through the application of...

Harvest: the innovative Pellenc system wins an award

Pellenc Italia presented its new range of machines for harvesting grapes, whose “combined multifunction” coupling system received the 2019 Sitevi Innovation Awards at the latest edition of the Montpellier technology production fair, as well as presenting a new range of...

Peruzzo, sixty years of successes

The Peruzzo company from Curtarolo (PD) chose the prestigious setting of Villa Contarini in Piazzola sul Brenta to celebrate 60 years of business. A gala dinner, the speeches by the company owners, and an evocative narration of its history are...
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