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Year 2021 Number 10

October

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Agricultural machinery, market at top performance with the commodity uncertainty

Between January and August, sales grew in all the main markets. In Italy, tractor registrations were up 45% compared to 2020, driven by the digitalisation of the primary market. Raw material trends weigh on future trends
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European policies, a 'turning point' autumn

The new CAP will be put to the vote in November, with environmental and social sustainability as qualifying points. In the "Farm to Fork" perspective, Italy and Europe can become leaders of a highly qualitative agri-food system
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G20 Agriculture, focus on technology transfer

Making agriculture more sustainable and resilient to climate change, combining tradition and innovation; but also protecting natural resources, promoting inclusive growth and aggregation models to strengthen small farmers. These are the key points that emerged from the Italian-led G20 Agriculture...
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EIMA International, agricultural machinery on track

1,350 exhibiting industries, 350 of which from abroad, are expected in Bologna from 19 to 23 October for the 44th edition of EIMA International. The great exhibition of agricultural machinery, the only one in the sector scheduled for this year, is back in-person after the closures dictated by the health emergency
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Tractors at EIMA: prestigious brands and "top" models

The EIMA international exhibition marks the debut on the trade fair scene of many important innovations. Leading companies in the agro-mechanical sector will finally present their new ranges live, after the long period of suspension of trade fair events due...
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Telescopic handlers in the spotlight

EIMA International showcases the best technologies for every type of machine and every type of work. Moreover, the Bologna event is also an opportunity to monitor the development trends of the various categories of vehicles. Among these, the telescopic handler...
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Operating machines, a strong point of EIMA International

Among the major agricultural machinery exhibitions, EIMA International is the one that offers the widest choice of operating machines and equipment. These vehicles for working the soil, treating crops, harvesting and transporting produce, irrigation and livestock farming - located in...
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EIMA ENERGY, planned initiatives

Focusing in particular on agricultural and forestry biomass - which is a very important resource that can meet a significant part of Italy's energy needs, if properly used - the exhibition offers a complete overview of both the bioenergy chain...
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Friuli Sprayers, the compact sprayers

Founded in 1960 and known under the brand name Friuli Sprayers, the Friulian company Agricolmeccanica, based in Torviscosa, in the province of Udine, designs and manufactures tunnel sprayers for drift recovery, electrostatic pneumatic sprayers, and radial and tangential sprayers. At...
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Alpego technology, all the qualities of the "Agile"

Agile is an innovative machine designed by Alpego of Lonigo (Vicenza), for mechanical inter-row weeding in wine-growing crops. It consists of five elements (supporting frame, traversing system, tool group, transmission, accessory parts). The supporting structure consists of a main frame...
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Antonio Carraro: the new Tora series in the spotlight

The Bologna exhibition centre will be showcasing all the prized pieces of the Antonio Carraro collection, but above all, the new Tora Series equipped with Stage V four-cylinder Yanmar engines with power ratings of 52 and 66 Hp. The range...
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Babini technology: Sirio all-terrain forklift truck

Restyling is on the way for the Sirio all-terrain lift truck which, available in the 20.4 and 27.4 Stage V models, is offered by Giorgio Babini SRL of Longastrino (Ferrara) with even more innovative constructional solutions than the previous versions....
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P. Barigelli &C., the specialists of the harvesting

P. Barigelli &C. is a company founded in 1924 and active worldwide in the design and construction of self-propelled machinery for harvesting sugar beet and tomatoes in sprayers, industrial centrifuges, decanters, and plants. It will bring its flagships to EIMA....
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BCS presents the new Stage V ranges

After the teaser presented at the EIMA Digital Preview, the BCS Group is ready to launch on the market its new range of specialised tractors with Stage V engines and a brand new mid-range tractor with high technological content and...
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Bellon, innovative solutions for mowing

Bellon, a company from Padua with over forty years of experience in the design and construction of mowers and mower conditioners, presents three new products to the public at EIMA. The DL series. Designed for small and medium-sized farms, the...
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Bonsegna tanker lorries, also in version 4.0

A range of machines designed to meet the needs of livestock, olive and service companies. Presented at EIMA 2021 by Bonsegna of Nardò (Lecce) which, in addition to many types of agricultural trailers, can boast in its catalogue a line...
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Combo-Arti and T-ONE, agility for pesticide treatments

The latest Caffini product is called Combo-Arti, part of the Rafal range, and is a machine equipped with a centrifugal turbine designed for low-volume multi-row treatments in vineyards (on two or three rows). Combo-Arti is made up of a cell...
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Capello technologies in the spotlight at EIMA

Pro Connect, one of Capello's bestsellers, present at EIMA International 2021, is an integrated system designed to manage workflow according to 4.0 standards. Pro Connect is compatible with all headers produced by the Cuneo-based company and works independently of the...
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Complete restyling for the Caron range

Visitors to EIMA will be able to discover many new features at the stand of Caron, a Vicenza-based company specialising in the construction of road transport vehicles. It starts with the new version of the CTKM Series transporters, now equipped...
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Celli's new products for tilling

Celli participates in EIMA International with the main new products and the most successful machines of a range that today counts about 100 models of 10 different types. In particular, the spotlight is on the new EV lateral displacement rotary...
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Cima heads, versatility and performance

Cima presents itself at EIMA International 2021 with important technological innovations designed for vineyard work, especially for those with particularly difficult operating conditions. It starts with the new Green Hug distribution header, custom-designed for Series 55 sprayers, the flagship of...
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Clim.air.50, featured at EIMA a line of wood chip dryers

A counter-flow dryer for baled forage, equipped with an innovative wood chip burner and a new feeding system. This is the main innovation that Clim.air.50, a company based in Santa Giustina in Colle and operating on the international market, is...
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Dante, good preparation yields a good harvest

Dante, a Padua-based company specialising in soil processing implements with a complete range of tillers, cultivators, subsoilers and disc harrows, presents Tandem in the more versatile DEKO version. This is a disc cultivator suitable for superficial tillage on hard ground...
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Dragone, the safe mechanical weeding

Dragone's mechanical weeder CR16 is designed for row crops, i.e. vineyards, orchards and hazelnut groves where, in addition to the need for optimal weed control without damaging the plants, there are also problems with working in difficult conditions, for example...
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The new multi-purpose forage harvester from Falc

Punctual as ever at EIMA International, Falc presents some important new products in its range in Bologna. Here they are in detail. Next. These mulchers are designed for use both in agriculture, on grass and small to medium-sized prunings, and...
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Faresin, innovation at the service of productivity

Among the protagonists of EIMA 2021 is one of Italy's most active and dynamic businesses, a company that has become an international player in the mixer wagon and telehandler sectors. We are talking about Faresin Industries, a company that took...
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All the Faza range for tillage in the field

There will be no shortage of Faza Macchine Agricole "must-haves" at EIMA, starting with the Hackstriegel-mounted weeder, whose harrow-toothed sections make it possible to break up the surface crust of the soil and thus promote soil aeration and weed control...
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ZMGE, performance and strength for the new Ferri mulcher

Last September saw the start of the marketing of the new ZMGE side mulchers by the Emilian company Ferri (headquartered in Tamara, in the province of Ferrara) intended for farms and contractors. The new range, highlighted at EIMA 2021, consists...
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LSR Fontana, "heavy duty" graders

The Piedmont-based company Fontana S.r.l. (headquartered in Crescentino, near Vercelli, Italy) will be at EIMA 2021 with all the fine pieces of its collection. The Piedmont-based company's range of products includes graders, one of the most popular types of machinery....
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Sprinter seeder, reduced costs and working time

Frandent, a company based in Osasco (Turin) and active in the design and manufacture of power harrows, tedders and rakes, is expanding its range with a seeder that will make its first official appearance at EIMA in October. Available in...
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Gianni Ferrari: innovations in technology and design

Gianni Ferrari (Reggiolo, RE) officially presents at EIMA the new range of V50 mowers - high power range - available in the Turbo V50 and Turbo V50 Cruiser models with cab. The machines are an evolution of the Turbo 1,...
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TeleCrawler13S, Hinowa signs electric platform

The TeleCrawler13S is the latest Hinowa product, and it will make its debut in Bologna during EIMA 2021. It is a lithium-ion tracked platform - it has a horizontal outreach of 6.4 metres - capable of reaching a working height...
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REX4 Series, Stage V engines make their debut

Landini's most important innovations for EIMA International concern the emissions of the REX4 series engines. The Fabbrico-based company's flagship range features not only an engine upgrade to Stage V, but also a restyling of the bonnet and controls (even more...
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Cultirapid NXT, the new MA/AG subsoiler

Preview at the 44th EIMA for the “Cultirapid NXT” subsoiler from MA/AG, the company from Casalbuttano (CR) that has been producing agricultural equipment since 1976 and has specialised in the construction of innovative solutions for minimum tillage and conservation agriculture...
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Manitou, ergonomic and high-performance telehandlers

At the Manitou stand at EIMA International, visitors can discover the new MLT 961-160 V+L NewAgXL range of telescopic handlers, powered by a four-cylinder 156 hp Yanmar Stage V engine. Designed for agricultural use, these machines can lift up to...
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Mascar, new products for the whole range in Bologna

Mascar, based in Grumolo delle Abbadesse (Vicenza, Italy), will attend EIMA International with many top products, as detailed below. Multiwrap 130.  This round baler with a fixed roller chamber stands out for its high level of baling with any product. ...
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TORO ISOTRONIC, the high-tech harrow from Maschio Gaspardo

Time for news at Maschio Gaspardo. On the occasion of the 44rd edition of EIMA International, the company from Campodarsego (Padua) is launching a new folding power harrow with Isobus communication system. The TORO ISOTRONIC, developed from the TORO RAPIDO...
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McCormick X7 SWB in the sign of innovation

One of McCormick's main novelties for Eima International concerns the X7 range in the new Short Wheelbase (SWB) versions, which will be presented in Bologna with the new Stage V engines with HI-eSCR2 (DOC+SCRoF) exhaust gas treatment. The most innovative...
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Belt Kit, high productivity in safety

The belt harvesting kit made by N.Blosi, a company based in Russi (Ravenna) and specialised in the production of self-propelled fruit harvesting and pruning wagons and box-carrying trolleys, is a support platform for harvesting all types of fruit from trees....
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Nardi, a presence in style

Four flagship products are on show at Nardi's Bologna stand, starting with the Strasem electronic and pneumatic precision seed drill from 50 to 250 Hp. The machine features a gear-driven sowing disc drive, rotary chamber, magnetic disc, ISOBUS control system...
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T6-180 Methane Power cuts costs and emissions

The T6 Methane Power, the world's first production biomethane tractor, is on stage at EIMA International in the New Holland exhibition spaces. Presented at Agritechnica 2019, two years after that preview, New Holland's "eco-tractor" can already boast a respectable set...
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EIMA 2021, in the spotlight Nobili's new "electric" model

Moving from the virtual to the real. After their official launch, which took place last November on the EIMA Digital Preview platform, the two pieces of electric equipment- the E-SPRAYER and the E-MULCHER– developed by NOBILI from Molinella (Bologna), will...
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Officina Meccanica B E G: the new double-blade pruner

In more than ten years of business in the field of mechanical pruning of orchards and olive groves, Officina Meccanica B E G has made the double-blade pruning bar - an innovative and patented product - its strong point. The...
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Olimac, innovative solutions for corn harvesting

At EIMA, Olimac will be presenting the DragoGT and Drago2 corn headers and the latest addition, DragoGold, winner of the EIMA International 20-21 Technical Innovation Award for its innovative hydraulic stalk chopper. All the mechanical components of the Drago header...
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Mowing in orchards: Orizzonti presents the "MIRA v. BAULE"

Orizzonti, a company specialising in the design and construction of agricultural machinery for the maintenance and pruning of vineyards and orchards, will be present at EIMA 2021 with its new MIRA reversible mulcher in the BAULE version, already awarded as...
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Ortiflor, an upgrade for TSP and TSAP

Ortiflor is a company specialising in the design and manufacture of machines that can bury stones, clods of earth and surface vegetation and prepare a clean and level seed bed. Behind Ortiflor there are generations of innovators, so much so...
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Ortomec, efficient harvesting technologies

Ortomec of Pegolotte (Venice) is unveiling a new automatic loading system designed specifically to reduce processing and harvesting costs. The technology proposed by the Venetian company, which is only intended for Ortomec harvesters (tracked or wheeled), offers the possibility of...
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Pellenc brushcutters, effective in every situation

Powerful and manoeuvrable, durable and multifunctional; these are the main characteristics describe the new Excelion 2 battery-powered brushcutter by Pellenc, presented at EIMA 2021. The Excelion 2 is at its best in all situations, from clearing brush to intensive mowing...
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ROBOFOX, the innovative Peruzzo electric flail mower

At EIMA International, Peruzzo will be showcasing two brand new products which, although still in the prototype stage, promise to raise the bar in terms of productivity in the mulching machine segment. The first proposal from the Veneto-based company (based...
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PTH ALL ROAD, Pezzolato launches its series production

Following the first prototype started in 2015 and the subsequent low-volume production, the series production of the PTH ALL ROAD kicked off in January 2020.  A self-propelled chipper approved to circulate on the road at 80 km/h, powered by a...
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E400 and E500, "solar" sprinklers by Pioggia Carnevali

The E400 and E500 models are part of a new generation of self-propelled irrigation machines powered by an electric motor, which in turn is powered by solar energy. Both machines, manufactured by Pioggia Carnevali of Porto Mantovano (Mantua) are equipped...
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6000FP BIG, the Repossi swath rake cuts costs

At EIMA 2021, the stand of Repossi, of Casorate Primo (Pavia, Italy), will be showcasing the 6000FP BIG central mounted swath rake, which can be coupled to the tractor in the rear or front (in the latter case the machine...
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Easy-Ride by Rinieri, the automatic driving system for orchards

Easy-Ride is a patented automatic driving system for Turbo inter-row cultivators with weeder blade, designed to facilitate the operator's interventions, measuring the distance from the plant and automatically correcting the position of the working head. Thanks to the use of...
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ROC's RT 1150, the "alternative" windrower

It is named RT 1150, the ROC windrower that stands as a machine ready to revolutionize the concept of raking. The RT 1150, in fact, has a distinctive feature, which is the harvesting system: Unlike conventional rakes, which drag the...
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Cyclone Super-Flex, the efficient mower from Rotomec

A machine designed to cut labour costs without reducing the quality of work. We are talking about the Cyclone Super-Flex, a mower manufactured by Rotomec of Nogara (Verona) which, thanks to the possibility of operating at particularly high speeds (up...
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Selvatici, 4.0 solutions for soil working

Selvatici of San Lazzaro di Savena (Bologna) has implemented the Agrismart 4.0 system on its 150.150, 150.200, 180.250, 220.250, 180.350 and 220.350 series spading machines and all bivanga models in the 150.150, 180.250 and 180.350 series. This platform has been...
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Seppi M., the new Starsoil II in the spotlight

Starsoil II, the new version of Seppi M.'s Starsoil combination tiller, will make its debut at EIMA 2021. The highly versatile features of the machine have been maintained, with the ability to break stones, chop wood and mill soil up...
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Sicma: a specialized range for soil working

A new tool-carrying machine for working between rows of vines and orchards. It is presented at EIMA International by Sicma from Miglianico (Chieti) that widens its range of working soil machinery with this new entry. The latest Sicma machine has...
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Stiga, innovative green care solutions

Stiga Swift is the lawn tractor with interchangeable batteries designed by the company for the care of complex gardens, where there are also very narrow passages (which it manages well thanks to its contained 73.5 cm width). Thanks to its...
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The new Skimmer lopper by Tecnoagri

At the EIMA International, in the exhibition spaces of Tecnoagri, a company from Romagna based in Conselice (Ravenna), the Skimmer lopping bars designed for the maintenance of bushes, hedges, trees and orchards are on stage. Easy to handle - the...
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THOR, safe log splitter

The Cuneo-based company Ricca Andrea & C. SNC (headquartered in Busca) presents the innovative "System-LEADER EVOLUTION" technology on its Thor log splitters. This has been developed starting from the "System-LEADER" control that allows to operate mechanically the blade descent until...
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Tierre expands its range with Hydro Pantera

The Padua-based company Tierre (headquartered in Curtarolo), which specialises in the design and construction of agricultural flail mowers, recently extended its range with the Hydro Pantera hydraulic model, which is intended to be fitted to track-loaders and skid-loaders . It...
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Zanon, a range of products for every function

Zanon presents four of its top products at EIMA, starting with the CST tool holder. It is available in single and dual versions, rear or front, which makes it possible to use multiple implements with just one machine, making it...
Bioeconomy

Bioenergy and ecological transition

Bioenergy should be recognised as having the capacity to reduce energy dependence by replacing fossil fuels with those derived from residual biomass, which is useful in terms of circularity. Short supply chains for the supply and exploitation (energy and/or industrial) of biomass stimulate the local economy, especially for mountain and rural areas, thanks to the national industry that expresses excellence in the manufacture of machinery and the provision of services
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The technical progress of pruning shears

Manual, hydraulic, pneumatic and recently also electronic battery. The professional models of pruning shears used in orchards and vineyards are more and more often equipped with performing lithium-ion batteries. Thanks to dedicated control electronics, they optimize the current consumption to reach the ideal autonomy, of an entire working day
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Saffron, towards mechanized harvesting

Saffron, with a price which can reach 35 euro per gram, is one of the most expensive spices on the market. Hence, over the years, its cultivation has attracted an increasing number of operators. And the research for its progressive mechanization is growing up
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From the field to the table, harvest of the pumpkin seeds

Still little known in Italy for consumption as such, in other countries pumpkin seed are widely used for salads or added to sweets and/or bakery products. They are offered both natural or roasted and salted in a shell or shelled, and they are excellent ingredients of a modern diet because of their high content of amino acids and unsaturated fats

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