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Smart seeding from Clean Seed

Smart seeding from Clean Seed

The latest seed drill from the Clean Seed Capital Group in British Columbia, Canada, takes seeding technology to new heights.
The autonomous electric tractor, Yanmar

The autonomous electric tractor, Yanmar

Yanmar has joined Case and other companies by introducing an autonomous tractor. So, is the day of the autonomous electric tractor drawing near?
The Phieldtek PCN210 from Keith Mount Liming.

Top innovators at LAMMA 2018

There were more than 80 entries for the ‘Awards for Innovation’ at the annual LAMMA Show in the UK in January. Joe Spencer takes a look at the winners.
A spread of innovations from Amazone

A spread of innovations from Amazone

Two new ideas from Amazone have attracted much attention. One is the precise operation of two spreaders on one tractor, the other is a machine that compensates for crosswinds when...
Shaydan inclinometer: safety on the slopes

Shaydan inclinometer: safety on the slopes

A tractor-mounted slope alarm that improves operator safety and prevents expensive accidents is now available.
Smart Farming in South Africa

Smart Farming in South Africa

A South African farmer was amongst a number of producers selected by the German Agricultural Society to highlight the success that smart farming can achieve.
Harvesting the ‘Hands-free Hectare’

Harvesting the ‘Hands-free Hectare’

The ground-breaking Hands-free Hectare project, which sought to grow a crop using only autonomous vehicles, has come to an end with a successful harvest.
Pöttinger Multiline: The new all-rounder

Pöttinger Multiline: The new all-rounder

The Pöttinger Multiline concept is a combination of either a compact disc harrow or a stubble cultivator, and a seed drill.
Massey Ferguson opens new branch in KZN

Massey Ferguson opens new branch in KZN

Farmers were recently invited to view a range of Massey Ferguson and Radium equipment over three days at the Swartberg Polo Club near Kokstad in KwaZulu-Natal.
Wuhlf's Skerpioen: stinging its competitors

Wuhlf’s Skerpioen: stinging its competitors

Wuhlf Equipment recently launched the first articulated tractor-loader-backhoe made in SA. With useful features and at a reasonable price, the Skerpioen offers excellent value, says Joe Spencer.
Vermeer ZR5 self-propelled round baler

Vermeer ZR5 self-propelled round baler

Vermeer, the inventor of the big round baler in 1971, has announced its latest innovation: a self-propelled, big round baler.

Electronic eyes for the operator

Many of the innovations at the Agritechnica 2017 awards were aimed at making the work of the machine operator easier. Joe Spencer reports on two examples.

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