Technological advancements in sprayer manufacture have opened the door to new possibilities to aid the reduction of chemical use in agriculture and John Deere is one of a handful of manufacturers now breaking into the market with smart spraying solutions.
Amazone add a new high-capacity Pantera to their sprayer range in a bid to close the gap with competing manufacturers.
Knight follows a growing number of sprayer manufactures, striving for ever bigger capacity sprayers with new additions to the Trailblazer range.
Economic drivers and economies of scale have long caused farmers and contractors to push their working areas and the distance travelled, but tyre technology has often failed to meet their needs. James Huyton visited Michelin’s research and development facility in Landoux, France, to look at the latest updates
Successful ploughing involves correct maintenance, preparation and plough settings according to Kverneland plough specialist Adam Burt, who provides useful pointers for those seeking a quality finish from a reversible plough.
Waitrose has opened a new facility to generate biogas from its cows, which is used to fuel some of the estate's tractors.