Machinery and Equipment news around the UK

18 June 2019

Stolen tractor returned after police spot thieves driving erratically

18 June 2019

Police noticed tractor driving wrong way on a roundabout

Thieves steal farm equipment worth £50,000

17 June 2019

A theft of this scale 'can destroy a farming business overnight'

£6.4m boost to build world's first agri-robotics centre in UK

14 June 2019

The centre will be at the University of Lincoln

New tech helps farmers categorise lettuce

12 June 2019

AirSurf uses new tech to help categories lettuce

British Ploughing Championships returns to Lincs for 69th year

10 June 2019

Good ploughmen – and women – can be seen at the championships

Agricultural contracting prices for 2019/20 published

3 June 2019

The prices give a national average to help contractors and farmers

Thieves steal Land Rover worth £14,000 from Shrops farm

30 May 2019

Thieves stole the Land Rover Defender along with power tools

Young hill farmer tells others to undertake ATV training

29 May 2019

Ilan Hughes was taught how to reduce risk of ATV accidents

'Police stop me' tractor stickers help fight rural thefts

28 May 2019

The stickers are applied to tractors to help stamp out thefts

High machinery costs affecting UK dairy competitiveness

23 May 2019

UK farms spending more on machinery than competitors

Inventors behind automated milking system eye up major award

22 May 2019

The system boosts efficiency through 'cow-friendly' automation

UK's first autonomous farm begins development

22 May 2019

It is hoped the farm will become a testbed for farm innovation

Police hunt tractor driver who failed to stop after collision

17 May 2019

Dorset Police have issued an image appeal

Agricultural dispensation reminder for wide vehicles

16 May 2019

The reminder comes ahead of the busy harvest period

US farmer cuts off leg after becoming trapped in auger

16 May 2019

The Nebraska farmer cut his own leg off with a knife

Thieves steal JCB tractor and baler from site in Hertfordshire

13 May 2019

Police believe the thieves used a lorry to load it

New generation of robots could 'replace tractors'

13 May 2019

Scientists working on robots to bring 'power and precision' to farming

NI police appeal for witnesses after tractor crash

8 May 2019

There were no serious injuries

April sees huge increase in new tractor registrations

8 May 2019

Last month sees a 35.1% increase compared to April 2018

Get £1000 off accessories with any new 2019 Ranger Diesel

6 May 2019

Claim up to £1000 off Pure Polaris accessories

£250k fund raising appeal to develop new drone app for farmers

1 May 2019

The company has turned to an online crowdfunding to raise £250k

Yara and IBM team up to develop world-leading digital farming platform

26 April 2019

The digital platform aspires to reach 100 million hectares of farmland

UK agri-company wins Queen’s Award for expanding exports

26 April 2019

The Wiltshire company won the award previously in 2005 and 2012

The all-new RANGER Diesel from Polaris: Durable. Dependable. Capable

11 April 2019

Polaris has introduced the all-new RANGER Diesel for 2019

Almost £13m-worth of second-hand machinery sold in Q1 2019

10 April 2019

Stock levels at sales increased by 31 percent in Q1 2019

Farmer's telehandler set alight after driving 'too close' to bonfire

3 April 2019

The 'controlled bonfire' set the farmer's telehandler on fire

Farmer escapes injury after autosteer crash into pylon

2 April 2019

Figures show one farming accident involves overhead lines every day

Thieves steal tools worth £10,000 from Aberdeenshire farm

1 April 2019

The police said the theft is a 'great loss' to the farmer

Growers could be using robotics to pick fruit within 5 years

29 March 2019

Growers could be using robot harvesters on-farm in five years

Growers urged to invest in tech as labour supply dwindles

27 March 2019

Reduced access to workforce could see productivity levels fall