Topcon Agriculture introduces new SI-21 Lightbar for enhanced guidance


Topcon Agriculture has launched the SI-21 Lightbar, designed as a cost-effective, user-friendly product designed to complement manual guidance, providing users better visibility of steering corrections needed to stay on line. “The SI-21 Lightbar can be installed remotely by the operator, supporting manual guidance with a better view of needed corrections,” said Nicola Finardi, Topcon AgricultureContinue Reading

Trelleborg launch Variable Inflation Pressure system at SIMA 2017


The VIPTM system is a smart and autonomous complete wheel capable of self-adjusting the pressure of a combine harvester’s tyre during operation according to its precise load, optimizing the tyre’s footprint in order to reduce soil compaction. Piero Mancinelli, R&D Director for Trelleborg’s agricultural and forestry tyres, says: “Today, precision farming technologies are in useContinue Reading

Topcon Agriculture launch new X35 console


Topcon Agriculture has launched the next generation in the X-Family of touchscreen displays. Designed as a modular solution, the 12.1 inch console runs Topcon Horizon software, providing icon-based and user-definable views for a variety of farm operations and designed to allow for easy upgrades depending on operator requirement. “The X35 console adds to the TopconContinue Reading

Tractor cab goes virtual


Claas has created an App to run on smartphones and tablets that explains the various functions found in a Claas tractor cab. Shown at the recent SIMA exhibition in Paris the Interactive Guide brings virtual reality to the world of agricultural machines. The app does not replace the conventional hard-copy manual, but provides an easierContinue Reading

Topcon Agriculture Introduces new MR-2


Topcon Agriculture has launched a new modular GNSS permanent RTK (real-time kinematic) base station — the MR-2. Combining all current and planned constellation tracking with a comprehensive set of communication interfaces, the MR-2 is designed to service any precision application requiring high performance RTK positioning. “The MR-2 delivers navigation support for a wide-range of applicationsContinue Reading

Farmers set to benefit from agreement between Bayer and Yara


Bayer and Yara have entered into a software collaboration and technology license agreement to provide farmers worldwide with digital farming tools that help increase farm productivity, profitability and sustainability. The purpose is to develop new digital farming solutions as well as to increase the use of existing nitrogen application technology including the proven N-Sensor andContinue Reading