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© Claas

Claas / 14 September 2021
New professional equipment features for JAGUAR 900 forage harvesters from CLAAS

Press release / (Harsewinkel) The forage harvesters of the JAGUAR 900 model series now benefit from a raft of new features associated with the feeder unit, the corncracker, and the silage additive dosing system. Further new developments are available for the ORBIS and PICK UP front attachments. Consistent crop flow and higher throughput.. » read more


Pöttinger-factory in Grieskirchen, © Pöttinger
Pöttinger-factory in Grieskirchen, © Pöttinger

Pöttinger / 03 September 2021
PÖTTINGER breaks the 400 million mark in its anniversary year

Press release / (Grieskirchen / A) Despite the enormous challenges presented by the pandemic, the Austrian family-owned company PÖTTINGER has written another chapter of success in its 150-year history: In the financial year 2020/2021, PÖTTINGER once again achieved the highest turnover in its history of EUR 405 million, exceeding the 400 million mark for the first time.. » read more


Potato Days Turkey 2021, © DLG
Potato Days Turkey 2021, © DLG

DLG / 03 September 2021
Successful conclusion to restarted Potato Days Turkey 2021

Press release / (Frankfurt am Main) Last week 18 August – 20 August 2021 the second edition of DLG’s “Potato Days Turkey”, the only trade fair in Turkey dedicated to potato cultivation, successfully took place again as an in-person event with locally adapted hygiene concepts. Over 50 exhibitors at the eight-hectare outdoor event offered the 3,500.. » read more


© DLG
© DLG

DLG / 29 August 2021
AGRITECHNICA is international partner of the Large Farm Management Conference (LFM) in Ukraine

Press release / (Frankfurt am Main) The world’s leading trade fair for agricultural machinery, Agritechnica, will once again be the international partner of the annual Large Farm Management Conference (LFM), which takes place on 9 September 2021 in Kiev, Ukraine. Attracting over 300 agribusiness decision-.. » read more


Claas TRION 730, © Claas
Claas TRION 730, © Claas

Claas / 23 August 2021
CLAAS launches TRION: a new benchmark for the medium combine harvester class

Press release / (Harsewinkel, D) With the launch of 20 new combine harvesters in the TRION model series, CLAAS is taking another step in its harvesting machinery model initiative which began in 2019. This means that the company has renewed almost its entire combine harvester range in the space of just two years. The state-of-the-art TRION.. » read more


Tomatoes, © ballensilage.com
Tomatoes, © ballensilage.com

Perstorp / 23 August 2021
Perstorp Potassium Formate: now an EU-registered fertilizer

Press release / (Malmö / S) Perstorp Potassium Formate (PoFO) is now registered as a fertilizer, fulfilling the requirements outlined in EC 2002/2003. With this EU registration Perstorp makes it easier for farmers to improve both crop quality and yields as there is no longer a need for local raw material registration when using PoFo based.. » read more


New CLAAS QUADRANT EVOLUTION, © Claas
New CLAAS QUADRANT EVOLUTION, © Claas

Claas / 07 August 2021
Big leap forward for CLAAS square balers

Press release / (Harsewinkel, D) CLAAS has re-engineered its QUADRANT square balers for increased output and maximum durability. Among other things, the new QUADRANT EVOLUTION now has a new HD pick-up. The CLAAS QUADRANT is Germany’s top-selling square baler. For the 2022 product year, the QUADRANT 5000 and QUADRANT 4200 series have been given a comprehensive technical upgrade along with the.. » read more


Logo Interforst, © DLG
Logo Interforst, © DLG

DLG / 07 August 2021
INTERFORST 2022: Valuable partner for rich knowledge transfer

Press release / (Frankfurt am Main) “In challenging times, INTERFORST has two internationally renowned partners on its side in the form of KWF and DLG,” explains Dr. Reinhard Pfeiffer, Deputy Chairman of the Board at Messe München. “With its comprehensive specialist background and scientific know-how, KWF will enrich the specialist program.. » read more


The loading wagon 'Pionier', © Pöttinger
The loading wagon ‘Pionier’, © Pöttinger

Pöttinger / 28 July 2021
Pöttinger: 150 years of the best working results

Press release / (Grieskirchen / A) In recognition of its extraordinary past and with an optimistic outlook to the future, Pöttinger is celebrating its 150-year success story this year. Since 1871, the Austrian agricultural machinery manufacturer has always looked for ways to make farming work easier and more efficient. The product range is constantly growing.. » read more


© ERDE
© ERDE

ERDE / 13 July 2021
ERDE Recycling fulfils voluntary commitment and collects over 50% of agricultural films

Press release / (Bad Homburg/D) Once more, the IK initiative ERDE (Crop Plastics Recycling Germany) was able to significantly increase its collection volumes in 2020. At 543 fixed collection points and 1936 mobile collections, a total of 26,910 tons of agricultural films were collected and recycled.. » read more


The new JUMBO, © Pöttinger
The new JUMBO, © Pöttinger

Pöttinger / 09 July 2021
The new JUMBO: Two steps ahead

Press release / (Grieskirchen / A) Pöttinger, the world market leader in loader wagons, has achieved great things with this flagship: The new JUMBO 7000 has been designed for maximum performance and the greatest efficiency. All the core components have been completely redesigned and engineered for tractors outputting up to 500 hp. The JUMBO comes with numerous patented.. » read more


© WELTEC BIOPOWER
© WELTEC BIOPOWER

WELTEC BIOPOWER / 09 July 2021
Northern Irish WELTEC Customer uses Biomethane as a Truck Fuel for Lidl

Press release / (Vechta/D) The biogas plant of the Northern Irish food logistics company McCulla Transport will go live producing biomethane in July 2021 following a plant expansion by WELTEC BIOPOWER and partner companies. At the site in Lisburn, 10 kilometres south of Belfast, 450 standard m³ of biogas will be processed into.. » read more


dairy cows, © balesilage.com
dairy cows, © balesilage.com

European Milk Board / 09 July 2021
Latest milk production cost study shows hefty expenses, but only low or no income for farmers across the EU

Press release / (Brussels/B) A succinct and highly-informative document has been made available to European milk producers today. The latest study entitled What is the cost of producing milk? presents the situation on EU dairy farms in the form of clear and reliable figures. In addition.. » read more


Vertical Farming, © BrightAgrotech / Pixabay
Vertical Farming, © BrightAgrotech / Pixabay

DLG / 09 July 2021
DLG and Association for Vertical Farming (AVF) to enter cooperation

Press release / (Frankfurt am Main) The Association for Vertical Farming (AVF) and the DLG (German Agricultural Society) are planning to enter a strategic partnership to jointly promote the field of indoor and vertical farming, both in Germany and worldwide. To this end, joint platforms for knowledge exchange as well as an industry network will be created. Common projects will further foster.. » read more


Perforated films,  © ERDE
Perforated films, © ERDE

RIGK / 06 May 2021
Nationwide collection of used perforated film starts in 2021 / ERDE expands service further

Press release / (Bad Homburg) The IK initiative ERDE (Erntekunststoffe Recycling Deutschland: www.erde-recycling.de) will begin collecting perforated films nationwide starting this year. The films used in particular for the cultivation of special crops like strawberries, lettuce or early potatoes can be returned.. » read more


DLG-Feldtage, © DLG
DLG-Feldtage, © DLG

DLG / 23 March 2021
DLG-Feldtage 2021 exhibition to be cancelled due to pandemic

Press release / (Frankfurt am Main) Due to the ongoing uncertainty surrounding the corona pandemic and the current lack of official approval to hold the event, the DLG-Feldtage exhibition scheduled for 2021 must be cancelled. The decision was made following in-depth discussions between the organizer DLG (German Agricultural Society).. » read more


asparagus field, © ballensilage.com
asparagus field, © ballensilage.com

RIGK / 23 March 2021
Nationwide collection of asparagus film starts in 2021

Press release / (Bad Homburg) The ERDE initiative (Erntekunststoffe Recycling Deutschland: www.erderecycling.de) is offering a nationwide service for the collection of used asparagus film starting this year’s asparagus season. After corresponding pilot projects were successful in two asparagus growing regions in 2020, the asparagus film.. » read more


DURASTAR PLUS Duck Foot Share, © Pöttinger
DURASTAR PLUS Duck Foot Share, © Pöttinger

Pöttinger / 22 February 2021
New Wear Parts for Stubble Cultivators

Press release / (Grieskirchen / A) DURASTAR Narrow Share: Deep Soil Loosening – In the equipment range for soil-protecting and full-depth tillage Pöttinger offers the new DURASTAR narrow share. It is available for the 3- and 4-gang TERRIA trailed stubble cultivators and the SYNKRO mounted stubble cultivator. The new tool is 40 mm wide. Its elongated shape takes over the function of the guide plate so that no separate guide plate.. » read more


dairy cows, © balesilage.com
dairy cows, © balesilage.com

European Milk Board / 20 January 2021
Cost coverage is the foundation of sustainable farming

Press release / (Berlin/D) What should the landscapes we live in, work on and enjoy look like in the future? How do we want to take care of the environment collectively, as a society? As EU citizens, we wish for healthy natural spaces rich in diversity, both in terms of flora and fauna. Hedges, field margins and scattered trees near and in fields and.. » read more


Wheat, © ballensilage.com
Wheat, © ballensilage.com

Julius Kuehn Institute / 12 August 2020
Heat and drought watch out. One-of-a-kind network launched in Berlin

Press release / (Berlin) Wheat crop losses due to heat and drought affect food availability and increase the costs for billions of consumers around the world. The Alliance for Wheat Adaptation to Heat and Drought AHEAD is an international network that hosts initiatives and projects dedicated to addressing scientific gaps and builds synergies.. » read more


The new NOVADISC 812 mower combination for the best forage, © Pöttinger
The new NOVADISC 812 mower combination for the best forage, © Pöttinger

Pöttinger / 12 August 2020
New: NOVADISC 732, 812, 902 mower combinations Lightweights with impressive strength

Press release / (Grieskirchen / A) NOVADISC mower combinations feature the very latest developments. These machines are packed with technical refinements and have an eye-catching appearance. Smooth running, strength, ground tracking and an extended service life are just some of the outstanding details. The NOVADISC 732, 812, 902 mower combinations are available with working widths of.. » read more


© John Deere
© John Deere

John Deere / 17 June 2020
John Deere brings high-capacity X-Series combines to Europe

Press release / (Mannheim / D) John Deere has added two new X-Series combine harvester models to its 2021 harvesting line-up to help large-scale farmers harvest more tonnes per hour and more hectares per day, specifically in tough, high yielding, wet conditions. The new X9 1000 and X9 1100 combines represent the next level of John Deere harvesting.. » read more


Logo Konekilleri
Logo Konekilleri

DLG / 17 June 2020
DLG and 2LM sign cooperation agreement to organize the new Konekilleri exhibition in Finland

Press release / (Frankfurt am Main / D) DLG (the Germany Agricultural Society) today announced that it has entered into a partnership with 2LM (2LM Corporate Oy), to jointly organise the exhibition Konekilleri, a new annual livestock technology exhibition located in Finland. The partnership will benefit.. » read more


Compact tractor 3039R, © John Deere
Compact tractor 3039R, © John Deere

John Deere / 07 June 2020
New compact tractors from John Deere

Press release / (Mannheim / D) John Deere has announced a number of updates to the company’s comprehensive compact tractor range for 2020, which includes 13 models in six Series from 25 to 66hp. The main change is prompted by the latest Stage V emissions regulations in Europe, which are designed to limit ultrafine particulate emissions in all engines above 25hp (19kW).. » read more


© Pöttinger
© Pöttinger

Pöttinger / 26 May 2020
PÖTTINGER leads in idea management

Press release / (Grieskirchen / A) Idea management has been a part of the company organisation at Pöttinger – the agricultural machinery manufacturer – for many years. The pioneering Austrian company now stands out in Germany, winning 1st place at the German Idea Management Awards. From Airbus to Viessmann, many well-known companies apply every year for the German.. » read more


© John Deere
© John Deere

John Deere / Zoetis / 15 May 2020
Animal welfare meets tractor welfare

Press release / (Kaiserslautern & Berlin / D) The ability to predict diseases, damage and other outcomes is constantly improving thanks to digital technology and artificial intelligence. Examples from livestock husbandry and machinery management illustrate how early detection works and what benefits it brings to farmers. When a cow falls ill, there are signs before the issue becomes.. » read more


Milk powder campaign Berlin may 2020, © BDM
Milk powder campaign Berlin may 2020, © BDM

European Milk Board / 13 May 2020
Major European milk powder demonstrations with an appeal to the European Commission: “Let’s implement a volume reduction programme together!

Press release / (Bruxelles/B) “We dairy farmers say YES to an EU-wide milk volume reduction scheme and NO to private storage aid for butter, milk powder and cheese as a crisis measure.” While dairy farmers across Europe turn to the Commission and the EU Member States with this appeal, a thick fog.. » read more


Fine root hairs of rye plant, © Hackauf/JKI
Fine root hairs of rye plant, © Hackauf/JKI

Julius Kuehn Institute / 13 May 2020
With an improved root system to higher drought tolerance in wheat

Pressemitteilung / (Groß Lüsewitz/Quedlinburg) Wheat is the most important small grain cereal worldwide. The precipitation in April 2020 was below the long-term average, following the trend of the past 11 years. This demonstrates that wheat cultivation in Germany is increasingly affected by drought. A research alliance, which includes three German.. » read more


Together with the Management Team, the company owners lay the cornerstone for the new assembly plant, © Pöttinger
Together with the Management Team, the company owners lay the cornerstone for the new assembly plant, © Pöttinger

Pöttinger / 13 May 2020
Go on green: Pöttinger is building a fourth plant

Press release / (Grieskirchen / A) On 30 April 2020, the ground-breaking ceremony took place for a new plant in St. Georgen, just 5 km away from the company’s headquarters in Grieskirchen (AT). In the presence of the two owners – Heinz and Klaus Pöttinger – the Management Team officially launched the start to construction. Despite the challenging situation at the moment, Pöttinger is sticking to its ambitious expansion.. » read more


New M Series front loader, © John Deere
New M Series front loader, © John Deere

John Deere / 05 May 2020
New M Series front loaders: light and versatile

Press release / (Mannheim) Following the successful R Series announced in 2015, the extended John Deere range now includes an additional four models covering a variety of applications, from standard loader tasks to operations requiring premium performance and comfort. The M Series has been specifically designed for customers.. » read more