Monday, July 4, 2022

Root crops

Grimme has unveiled its new Prios four-row potato planter.

Grimme: Four-row Prios 440 cup potato planter revealed

Grimme will introduce its first four-row trailed potato planter with a transport width of less than 3.0m and complete EU type-approval for the 2023...
Grimmme's new Select 200 elevator harvester features TerraTronic ridge pressure regulation

Grimme: New Select 200 elevator harvester

The new Select 200 two-row elevator harvester from Grimme is suitable for diverse and changing operating conditions. The machine features numerous advanced developments, such...
Grimme's Evo 280 harvester

Grimme: Upgrade for the EVO 280’s Nonstop Bunker

Grimme's EVO 280 two-row bunker harvester is equipped with three large separators and is suitable for various crops, such as potatoes, onions and carrots. Up...
Nicholson's Windrowers are designed to lift onions while removing soil from the roots and gently placing them back onto the soil in a uniformed windrow to enhance drying

Nicholson: Celebrating 50 years in farming

June 2022 marks the 50th anniversary of Norfolk-based farming equipment manufacturer Nicholson. Founded in June 1972 by David Nicholson and Sidney Cornwall, his previous boss,...
Dewulf's Miedema Structural 4000 belt potato planter is now available with the company's Smart-Float system

Dewulf: New features for Miedema Structural 4000 planters

Belgian manufacturer Dewulf has announced two innovations to its Miedema Structural 4000 planting range. This four-row Miedema Structural belt planter is now available with the...
Grimme and the Haith Group have collaborated on the new Pro Sort mobile optical sorter

Grimme UK/Haith Group: Vision for optical sorting unveiled

Grimme UK and the Haith Group have revealed their latest major joint project - an innovative mobile optical sorter. Designed to automate the removal of...
Andrew Cook of KWS

KWS: Andrew Cook appointed maize product and technical manager

Maize seed breeding company KWS UK has announced the appointment of Andrew Cook as its new maize product and technical sales manager. Mr Cook...
Nick Winhill of Agrii.

Potato Partnership: Building on the legacy of AHDB Potatoes

Farm adviser and trials specialist Agrii is to lead a collaborative project intent on building on the legacy of AHDB Potatoes. In collaboration with...
Grimme's new GL420 Exacta potato planter

Grimme: GL420 Exacta offers one-pass four-row potato planting

The latest version of Grimme's GL420 Exacta potato planter is a true one-pass combination that offers four-row planting in 90cm row widths. Like the previous...
Vervaet Connect has been launched to aid management of the company's machines

Vervaet: New telematics system is now standard equipment

Sugar beet harvester and self-propelled slurry applicator specialist Vervaet has launched a new telematics system that the company says maintains its place at the...
The new ScanStone TriStar is available in two working widths

ScanStone: New TriStar destoner models launched

ScanStone has announced the release of its new TriStar destoner models. Based on the chassis of the company's four-web machines, the TriStar is available...
BTS 3020 from Limagrain provides an opportunity to drill early and is supported by a strong disease resistance package

Limagrain: UK sugar beet portfolio expanded

Limagrain has added two new sugar beet varieties to the BBRO 2022 Recommended List, while the highest-yielding variety on the Recommended List, BTS 1915,...
John Deere Machine Sync allows SPFHs to take control of tractors running alongside

John Deere: Tractors and foragers can now take the lead

The John Deere Machine Sync system enables machines to exchange data on the move and, for example, allows combine operators to guide a tractor...
Vervaet sugar beet harvesters are now available with a new rollerbed primary cleaner.

Vervaet: New rollerbed option for primary cleaning

The UK importer of the Vervaet sugar beet harvester range, J Riley Beet Harvesters, has announced a new primary cleaning system utilising a rollerbed...

Adama: Pre-emergence herbicide treatments boost sugar beet yields

With sugar beet growers facing their first full season without desmedipham, 2021 could be the year in which the sector witnesses a resurgence in...

Haith: 2021 vegetable polisher is already proving popular

The innovative features found in the latest version of Haith's class-leading root vegetable polisher are proving popular with growers and packers across the world. With...

Scotts: Windrower kit for Grimme’s GT170 harvester launched

One of the UK’s leading manufacturers of vegetable harvesting equipment has launched an innovative conversion kit that allows owners of the Grimme GT 170...

Hutchinsons: Conviso is a smart choice for 2021 beet

With the 2021 sugar beet contracting and seed ordering window about to open, leading agronomy firm Hutchinsons is recommending growers consider including the new...

Corteva: Potato growers target clean finish to season as blight pressure...

Mixed weather patterns across many regions in the UK and Ireland is leading to localised outbreaks of late blight in potatoes. Main-crop varieties are closing...

Vervaet: Q-Series harvesters updated for 2020/21 campaign

Launched by Vervaet in 2016 to replace the company's legendary Beet Eater 617, the Q-616 has established itself as a worthy successor and is...