Machinery and equipment news around the UK

5 June 2020



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

Hands Free Farm completes first drilling operation

26 May 2020

World-first project achieves milestone

JCB reaches agreement with GMB to safeguard 915 jobs

22 May 2020

Agri firm reaches agreement with union

Video: Robotic dog helps farmers herd sheep in New Zealand

22 May 2020

'Spot' the robodog helps Kiwi sheep herders

Farmers warned of surge in tractor GPS thefts

20 May 2020

Farmers told to ramp up security

Coronavirus: 950 JCB jobs at risk as machinery demand falls

19 May 2020

There has been a 50% drop in global demand

Powdery mildew prediction tool boosts UK strawberry growers

18 May 2020

System calculates when to use fungicides

Jeremy Clarkson buys 'huge' Lamborghini tractor for farm

15 May 2020

'I’ve never been terrified at 25mph before'

Farmers welcome E10 switch but concerns remain

14 May 2020

Last year's filter blocking problems raised

Coronavirus: JCB partially restarts machinery production

13 May 2020

Five UK factories to restart

April tractor sales plummet as Covid-19 uncertainty bites

12 May 2020

Sales down 50% compared to April 2019

Farmers told to apply for wide vehicle dispensation early

11 May 2020

Covid-19 affecting Police Scotland's working patterns

Coronavirus: New Holland's Essex plant resumes production

6 May 2020

Hundreds of workers return to production site

Latest spraying tech to be shown at online Cereals event

6 May 2020

Spraying tech is advancing at a speedy rate

Children asked to draw NHS rainbows for combine harvester

4 May 2020

Initiative will raise money for NHS charities

Coronavirus: Fendt restarts production of machinery

1 May 2020

German giant resumes production

New British-made camera detects crop disease quickly

30 April 2020

New crop camera could boost global farming

Appeal after tractor road accident leaves 'serious injuries'

30 April 2020

Police appeal after road traffic collision

Three inspiring farmers win use of New Holland machinery

28 April 2020

Farmers win as part of charity's competition

80-year-old farmer's stolen quad bike recovered by police

27 April 2020

Police recover bike thanks to Farm Watch

Farmers and NHS thanked via precision technology

24 April 2020

Thank you message amid Covid-19 crisis

United Utilities offers farmers free hire of weed wipers

23 April 2020

Drive to cut down on pesticides entering river

Coronavirus: Farmers urged not to delay engineering inspections

23 April 2020

Expert warns against machinery inspection complacency

Police appeal following farm quad bike thefts

17 April 2020

Witness appeal after machinery thefts

Men bailed after stolen farm machinery found buried

16 April 2020

Detectives found the machinery buried on farmland

Vigilant rural communities help police recover stolen quads

6 April 2020

Police praise the 'community spirit'

Well-known Welsh farmer killed in tractor accident

6 April 2020

Tributes have been paid to Richard Tutor

Tractor and trailer rolls onto side at busy A50 roundabout

2 April 2020

Police shared an image of the incident

Essex farm employs unusual machinery to assist with chores

1 April 2020

Mobility scooter delivers unique helping hand