Global satellite navigation technology leader Hemisphere GNSS has been sold for US$175m.

CNH Industrial has completed its purchase of the global satellite navigation technology leader Hemisphere GNSS (Hemisphere) for a total price of US$175 million, following on from the initial intention signalled earlier in the year.

German manufacturer Stoll has produced a loader equipped with a telescopic swing arm and an ‘extendible joint’.

Front end loaders have become the mainstay of on-farm material handling, probably since Quicke released the first drive-in/detachable machines in the early 1960s.

The Powergrab L+ model is designed for loaders with lift capacities up to 5.5 tonnes.

Swedish implement manufacturer Quicke is expanding its Powergrab series with two new models – designed for silage handling with front-end, telescopic and wheeled loaders.

The new Super L3 boom on the UX5201 increases the maximum working width to 48 metres.

At next week’s Agritechnica Event – in Hanover, Germany – Amazone will showcase several tweaks to its sprayer line-up, alongside the arrival of some new additions.

CLAAS new mower range uses Max Cut mower beds and Active Float suspension technology and a range of optional conditioning and autoswathing functions.

Claas has closed the gap in the DISCO 9200/9300 and the DISCO 1100 wide mower ranges, with the arrival of the new 9700 range triple set up.

Working through all the data

In agriculture, the emphasis for the last 150 years has been on using technology to know more about orchards, fields, and crops, which has been great, according to Watermetrics.

A simple $22 app can save grain growers tens of thousands of dollars each year by optimising the efficiency and productivity of all makes and models of combine harvesters.

Tillage, drilling and planting specialist Vaderstad has expanded its offering with the addition of the new 7.25-metre-wide, XL 725 to the Carrier XL range of disc cultivators – spanning working widths from 4.25 to 12.25 metres.

The New Holland T4 Electric Power utility tractor will be making its European debut at November’s Agritechnica 2023.

Machinery manufacturer John Deere and livestock specialists DeLaval have pooled their resources to create the Milk Sustainability Center (MSC), described as a digital ecosystem to help dairy farmers improve the efficiency and sustainability of their operations.

Italian manufacturer Faresin recently previewed its first 100% electrically powered, self-propelled mixer wagon at its 50th anniversary event held at its Breganze headquarters.

Kuhn has expanded its range of finger-type mower-conditioners with the addition of the rear-mounted FC 3515 model that offers a working width of 3.5m.

Fodder beet continues to play an important part in dairy rations, with typical yields of 15-18 tonnes of DM per hectare, or in some areas not limited by lack of moisture, yields of up to 25 tonnes/ha can be achieved by May/June.

Cultivation, drilling and planting specialist Väderstad has announced the addition of a new tined cultivator to its product range.

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