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A world-first project which drilled, tended and harvested a crop of spring barley without operators on the machines has won the BBC's Future Food Awar...

Hands Free Hectare project wins BBC's 'Future Food' award

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12 June 2018 | Machinery and Equipment,News,Products

Harper Adams University has entered a new international collaboration with India-based Tractors and Farm Equipment (TAFE) to progress agricultural tec...

Harper Adams collaborates with Indian agri-giant to progress technology

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12 June 2018 | Machinery and Equipment,News

A new range of six-cylinder tractors for grassland and arable work will be launched in the UK at the Royal Highland Show. The Landini 7 Series Robo...

Royal Highland Show launch for new Landini 7 Series Robo-Six tractors

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Farmers have been urged to ramp up security measures as organised criminal gangs are scouring the countryside for Land Rover Defenders and luxury 4x4s...

Farmers urged to ramp up security as criminals increasingly target 4x4s

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25 May 2018 | Agri Safety,Machinery and Equipment,News

Police in Scotland are appealing for witnesses following the high-value theft of two Massey Ferguson tractors, worth £70,000. The incident happened...

Two tractors worth £70,000 stolen from West Lothian farm

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A tractor nicknamed 'Bobby' will visit five schools across North Yorkshire in a bid to educate children on their local police force and their role in ...

'Bobby' the police tractor to educate children about rural crime

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A new £6 million centre will help position the UK at the forefront of research into the health, nutrition and welfare of dairy cows. The new Centre...

New £6m dairy research centre to open in Nottingham

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23 May 2018 | Agri Safety,Machinery and Equipment,News

Alcohol testing should be an essential element of health and safety on the farm as incidents caused by drink driving whilst operating farm machinery h...

Alcohol testing should be 'essential element' of farm health and safety

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22 May 2018 | Machinery and Equipment,News,Products

The UK agricultural industry should harness the power of data to ensure future success, according to data experts, who also say 90 percent of data col...

UK agriculture should harness power of data to ensure success, experts say

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22 May 2018 | Machinery and Equipment,News

A Ford County 1474 Long Nose has broken the record for the highest price paid for a classic tractor, reaching £94,500. The tractor, made in 1981, s...

Record price of £94,500 achieved for classic tractor at auction

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Productivity on UK farms has improved significantly, according to new figures from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. The figu...

Industry looks to emerging agri-tech to further boost farm productivity

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14 May 2018 | Agri Safety,Machinery and Equipment,News

A farmer from Northern Ireland has died after a tragic quad bike accident on Saturday, increasing the number of on-farm deaths to five in the last mon...

Northern Irish farmer dies after tragic quad bike accident

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9 May 2018 | Agri Safety,Machinery and Equipment,News

A new scheme has been launched by the police to help tackle thefts of agricultural vehicles in the Warwickshire. Stickers with ‘Police – Stop, if m...

Police stickers to help stamp out tractor theft

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Young people do not share the concerns of older generations about GM foods and other futuristic farming techniques, according to new research. A ne...

Millennials embrace futuristic farming methods to increase food production

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4 May 2018 | Finance,Machinery and Equipment,News,Products

A five-week global search for agritech solutions has completed, with the first cohort of companies set to join an innovative technology programme. ...

Three companies win over £50,000 each to push agritech innovation

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2 May 2018 | Finance,Machinery and Equipment,News

British farmers are spending too much on their farm machinery and are not getting a return on their expenditure. AHDB and Strutt & Parker looked at...

Farmers spend too much on machinery and don't get good returns

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A vintage 1926 Bull Nosed Morris saloon car which was converted into a tractor in 1935 is one of the stars of a popular tractor show. Designed to h...

Unique 1926 car transformed into tractor to go on show

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1 May 2018 | Agri Safety,Machinery and Equipment,News

Farm safety is once again in the spotlight following news of a farmer who sustained life-threatening chest injuries after he punctured his lung on a t...

Farmer sustained life-threatening injuries after tractor spike punctured his lung

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30 April 2018 | Finance,Machinery and Equipment,News

Farmers should beware claiming Income Tax relief on vehicles provided to employees and directors, following a recent court case affecting double cab p...

Beware tax treatment of business vehicles, warns rural accountant

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A satellite due to launch into space today will measure soil moisture and crops for food security and precision farming purposes. The Sentinel-3B s...

Space satellite to help UK measure soil moisture and crops

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25 April 2018 | Agri Safety,Machinery and Equipment,News

A John Deere 6830 tractor worth £40,000 has been stolen along with a forklift worth £12,000 following a farm raid in Fife. Police Scotland are appe...

£40,000 tractor and £12,000 forklift stolen from Fife farm

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24 April 2018 | Agri Safety,Machinery and Equipment,News

Taking a short cut on a quad bike led to ten years of pain for one farmer – who’s now helping raise awareness of on-farm safety. It’s ten years sin...

'Ten years of pain': Farmer raises safety awareness following quad bike accident

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20 April 2018 | Machinery and Equipment,News,Products,Rural Life

Applications to win the use of a Land Rover Discovery Commercial or Discovery Sport from a leading rural charity is set to close on April 30th. Now...

Farmers and rural businesses urged to apply for Land Rover Bursary

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19 April 2018 | Machinery and Equipment,News,Shows and Events

Josh Edge from leading international pump and mixer manufacturer, Landia, has won SBC Training’s coveted Apprentice of the Year Award. Twenty-two-y...

Winning Apprentice Josh has the edge at Landia

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16 April 2018 | Machinery and Equipment,News

The UK’s most impressive collection of classic Ford and Fordson tractors is expected to make over £500,000 at the auction. East Anglian-based aucti...

Classic Ford and Fordson tractors expected to make over £500,000 at auction

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