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20 February 2019 | Cattle,Machinery and Equipment,News

A major beef plant in the US has introduced a remote-controlled, two-armed, bag-waving robot called 'R2DMoo' to make their operations safer. The si...

'R2DMoo': Bag-waving robot introduced on US beef farm

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17 February 2019 | Machinery and Equipment,News,NFU,Products

Robots, vertical farms and virtual fencing could soon be the farming of the future, according to a new report from the NFU. The Future of Food 2040...

Robots and virtual fencing could be on British farms in 20 years time, report says

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15 February 2019 | Machinery and Equipment,News,Products

A large consignment of 2016-2018 John Deere tractors will be auctioned off following Hawk Plant Ltd's move into administration. Euro Auctions has b...

John Deere tractors to go under hammer following group's administration

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12 February 2019 | Machinery and Equipment,News

The world's first autonomous orchard sprayer has been announced, using GPS, vehicle sensors and software to remotely monitor crops. California-base...

'GUSS' the world's first autonomous orchard sprayer announced

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12 February 2019 | Crops and Cereals,Machinery and Equipment,News,Produce,Products

IBM researchers have predicted five ways its researchers will transform farming worldwide within five years time. Scientists are currently working ...

IBM predicts five 'transformations' farmers and consumers will see by 2024

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The NFU has called on government to support investment in new technologies to help farmers in the fight against climate change. Technology will pla...

New tech needed for farmers to battle climate change, NFU says

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5 February 2019 | Education,Machinery and Equipment,News,Products

The world's first centre for doctoral training in agricultural automation and robotics is to be opened in Lincolnshire. The new training centre in ...

UK to launch world’s first doctoral agri-robotics training centre

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5 February 2019 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Machinery and Equipment,News

Police are appealing for witnesses following the theft of three tractors in Sussex. Three large Fendt tractors were stolen from a shed on a farm in...

Police appeal after theft of three tractors in Sussex

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1 February 2019 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Machinery and Equipment,News

Hampshire police have recovered a stolen tractor worth up to £150,0000 and are continuing to look for a second tractor. The tractor, a Fendt 720, w...

Hampshire police recover stolen tractor worth £150,000

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23 January 2019 | Machinery and Equipment,News

The most refined utility side-by-side ever built, the Polaris RANGER XP 1000 EPS, raises the bar once again with the addition of an ABS version. Ma...

Polaris reveal all-new RANGER XP 1000 EPS with ABS for 2019

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23 January 2019 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Machinery and Equipment,News

Over £100,000 worth of tractors have been stolen from a Staffordshire farm, with the police describing the machinery as 'very distinctive'. Officer...

Over £100,000 worth of tractors stolen from Staffordshire farm

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22 January 2019 | Finance,Machinery and Equipment,News

Farmers have been encouraged to 'move quickly' in order to exploit a tax window of opportunity for farm machinery purchases. Hidden in the Autumn 2...

Farmers urged to exploit tax opportunity for farm machinery purchases

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18 January 2019 | Machinery and Equipment,News

The number of UK tractor registrations for 2018 is the largest annual figure in four years, according to the Agricultural Engineers Association. 12...

UK tractor registrations in 2018 highest figure in four years

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16 January 2019 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,Machinery and Equipment,News

A British agri-tech company which advocates sustainable farming by using robots on-farm has secured more than £1.2m through an online crowdfunding cam...

Small Robot Company raises £1m in quest for sustainable farming

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14 January 2019 | Machinery and Equipment,News,Shows and Events

Lamma's move to the NEC in Birmingham has been hailed a great success by the farming industry and the thousands of visitors who attended the two-day e...

Lamma's move indoors to Birmingham's NEC hailed a success

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A new safety campaign launched today aims to reduce on-farm deaths and injuries by 50 percent by 2023. The NFU and Farm Safety Partnership (FSP) ha...

Safety campaign aims to reduce on-farm accidents by 50%

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Machinery giant New Holland has won a major design award for its methane powered concept tractor. New Holland received the 'Good Design Award' from...

New Holland's methane tractor wins major design award

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3 January 2019 | Machinery and Equipment,News

John Deere has announced several updates to its 5R Series tractors from 90 to 125hp, designed to increase their versatility and suitability for small ...

John Deere updates 5R Series tractors for 2019

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A 71-year-old man has died a week after being seriously injured in an incident involving a small tractor in Cornwall. Frank Tippett was using the t...

Man dies following incident with tractor in Cornwall

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24 December 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Machinery and Equipment,News

A farmer's drone came within 22m of hitting an RAF Tornado flying at a speed of 517mph, it has been revealed. The drone was carrying out an agricul...

Farmer's drone in near-miss with Tornado jet

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21 December 2018 | Machinery and Equipment,News,Products

Any new agricultural tech revolution should be 'responsible', which considers the winners but particularly the potential losers of change, academics s...

Upcoming agri-tech revolution 'must be socially responsible'

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20 December 2018 | Machinery and Equipment,News,Products

Technological advances in grain store sensing and management are rapidly moving into today’s high-tech world, where home heating, lights and even boil...

Robydome to launch remote control computer system for grain store management

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14 December 2018 | Finance,Machinery and Equipment,News,Products

Farmers looking to make an application to the Countryside Productivity Small Grants Scheme have been advised to get ready for when the application win...

Farmers told to do their research before Small Grants Scheme opens

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14 December 2018 | Finance,Machinery and Equipment,News

Growing demand for quality second-hand machinery in the UK and succession issues has led to a growth in total values for on-farm sales. On-farm sal...

Succession issues leads to growth in on-farm machinery sales

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10 December 2018 | Machinery and Equipment,News,Supermarkets

Retailers are to start selling food produced by UK-made robots in a project led by Waitrose. Autonomous robots will start cultivating wheat fields ...

Waitrose to use small robots to farm its food in new trial

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