Machinery and equipment news around the UK

5 August 2020



Rural crime hits £54m as gangs continue to target farms

4 August 2020

Rural crime cost reaches eight year high

Drones help growers reduce £100m oilseed losses

31 July 2020

Growers spot Phoma early to protect crop

Farmers reminded on MOTs and driving licence renewals

30 July 2020

Farmers and crofters urged to plan ahead

New Holland launches twin-rotor CH7.70 combine

29 July 2020

Introduces crossover harvesting concept

Midlands Machinery Show scheduled for November cancelled

27 July 2020

Covid-19 thwarts Midlands Machinery Show

Safety tips for farm vehicle drivers when passing cyclists

24 July 2020

Farmers given safety tips regarding cyclists

Firefighters praise quick-thinking farmer after tractor fire

23 July 2020

Cornish farmer saves field of hay

Mercedes-Benz Unimog leads way for rural groundworks contractor

21 July 2020

He says Unimog has 'amazing range of abilities'

Farm Safety Week: Transport biggest cause of farm fatalities

20 July 2020

Transport biggest cause of farm deaths

Thieves steal GPS guidance screens from eleven tractors

15 July 2020

Stolen screens worth more than £10,000

Crop infesting spores 'tricked' by new technology

14 July 2020

New tech 'confuses' harmful wheat disease

Scottish tractor driving tests to resume in August

13 July 2020

They were cancelled in March due to Covid-19

Elderly farmer still working thanks to off-road scooters

13 July 2020

87-year-old still able to run sheep farm

NFU Scotland wins Driver CPC exemptions for farmers

9 July 2020

Exemption will be in place for eligible farmers

App offers farmers quick way to record machinery checks

7 July 2020

MeritAgCheck app launched for farmers

Scots farmers in talks with DVSA to resume driving tests

7 July 2020

Tests are important for harvest workforce

Police retrieve stolen farm quad 'within minutes'

7 July 2020

Farmers told to increase farm security

UK tractor sales see recovery but still down year-on-year

5 July 2020

June sales down compared to last year

Quad bike thieves arrested and told to stay out of North Yorkshire

30 June 2020

Men arrested on suspicion of stealing from farm

Lemken to end production of field sprayers

30 June 2020

German firm ceases production of sprayers

Trackers help police recover 130 farm vehicles worth £400,000

28 June 2020

Devices have helped retrieve stolen machinery

John Deere introduces two new X Series combines

18 June 2020

US firm talks X9 1000 and X9 1100

Thieves steal van, trailer and mini digger from farm

16 June 2020

Criminals targeted remote Gloucestershire farm

Vehicle tracker helps police arrest men after quad bike theft

15 June 2020

Men arrested after tracker proves its worth

Farmers to trial new robot-based systems amid labour shortage

12 June 2020

Industry pushes robotics to fill labour gap

Van seized and man arrested after agri-vehicle thefts

9 June 2020

Farmers urged to check security of agri vehicles

Tractor sales decline further amid Covid-19 uncertainty

8 June 2020

Only 586 tractors were registered in May

Appeal after thieves steal tractors and drive through hedge

5 June 2020

Thieves raided Oxfordshire rural property

Coronavirus: New kit made for farmers detects virus on surfaces

5 June 2020

Kit detects Covid-19 on surfaces and equipment

Tractor salesmen banned from being firm directors

3 June 2020

Husband and wife team have been banned