• FROM precision application and self-propelled machines to simple side-spreaders, there’s no shortage of developments in manure application machinery. Martin Rickatson rounds up the latest. 
    The market for muck spreading equipment is still well-supplied by committed manufacturers,
  • A NEW system that allows operators of umbilical slurry systems to stop the flow of manure in the pipe and protect the pump at the same time has been developed by SlurryKat, in Northern Ireland. 

  • THE LATEST muck spreader from Joskin has been designed with smaller farmers in mind, with a lower loading height a selling point for that sector of the market.

  • Kverneland Group (KvG) is a leading international company developing, producing and distributing agricultural machinery and services. It has been part of the Kubota Group since 2012.

  • TWOSE of Tiverton is to merge with its sister company, McConnel – combining two of the most famous names in British agricultural engineering, with both coming from the Alamo Group of manufacturers.

  • A WORLD first is being claimed for JCB’s new Loadall AGRI Pro telescopic handlers, which will feature a unique transmission combining the characteristics of powershift and hydrostatic drives. 

  • THE CONCEPT of a truly 'global' tractor initiated by Massey Ferguson has grown arms and legs and with the launch of the new MF 5700 and 6700 Global series recently, it has become a serious player in the market.

  • ‘All-purpose’ are the key words associated with New Holland’s latest tractor series updates for its big selling T5 and T6 ranges. 

  • JOHN DEERE has opened which it says is the first purpose-built apprentice training facility aimed at training young people for a working life in agricultural engineering.

  • LAMMA saw the launch of McConnel's new TuffCut flailhead - featuring a new lug design that's 65% stronger and a larger diameter rotor that's up to 75% stiffer.