Machinery & Equipment

AI-enabled farming to expand across Asia

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New partnership between Syngenta Asia Pacific and image recognition specialist, Plantix will provide at least half a million smallholder farmers across Asia Pacific with access to artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled digital farming tools

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AVR introduces Puma 4.0: A high-tech harvester with comfort drive

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With the Puma 4.0, the world leader in the segment of four-row self-propelled harvesters, AVR introduced the world to a robust, high-tech harvester

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New camera functions in Steketee hoeing machines

LEMKEN Steketee ECWeeder CamerasSteketee hoeing machines can now be used precisely and efficiently for mechanical weed control


New functions improve control and thus row detection in machines guided by a second camera.

In these modern hoeing machines, the new Combi Cam Mode, which is automatically activated at the factory, generates a superimposed image from both cameras. As a result, the system works from twice as much visual information, which ensures even more precise row detection and offers great advantages, especially in heterogeneous, patchy crops. This provides noticeable relief to drivers, as manual switching between the two cameras is no longer necessary. Of course, it is still possible to select only one camera with a good view, for example if the other camera is outside the field boundary. 

Alternatively, the AutoSwitch Cam Mode can be activated via the settings. In this mode, the machine is automatically controlled via the camera that receives the best image. The system switches as soon as the image quality falls below a set threshold. This ensures consistently precise row guidance until the next turning operation. 

The Combi Cam and AutoSwitch Cam functions are also available for existing LEMKEN Steketee hoeing machines via a software update.

 

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Monosem introduces new ValoTerra Ultimate: An innovative addition to the ValoTerra range

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The new ValoTerra Ultimate which enables precise planting, regardless of work speed, thus fulfilling both farmers and contractors’ needs, has been designed to be able to plant seeds from 2-18 km/h, without compromising consistency or depth

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Roxell launches new Dos7® dispenser for sows

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Roxell, the leading manufacturer of automated feeding, drinking, nesting, heating, ventilation and control systems, is launching a new Dos7® dispenser that possesses features to make farmers’ lives easier and feeding times calmer

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