Scarab will be at this years Cold Comfort Exhibition in Manchester tomorrow and Wednesday. Products at the stand include the Sirius Gritter a Scarab Azura Flex fitted with Snow plough and a Epoke Gritter attachment.
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- Scarab will be at Cold Comfort 2013 displaying the Epoke Winter ...
Straw covering on soil can increase crop yields and improve the efficiency of water use
Straw from previous harvests can be used to help increase crop yields and improve the efficiency of water use in arid regions, finds a new study from China. By testing different techniques to improve water efficiency, the researchers found that the most effective method involved using straw to cover the soil when growing maize and wheat together in the same growing season. In north-western China, small-scale self-sufficient farms are important producers of maize and wheat crops. The two crops are typically...
Plant and Equipment Update
We are proud to announce that the first fully forged plough points have been produced on our Beche hammer whilst the impressive hammer itself and associated equipment and systems have been fully tested and certified. We are now undertaking operator training and structural tests on components in advance of commencing full scale production. As a further exciting development we will be launching forged plough shares in time for the spring 2016 season. In order to increase capacity for forging tool manufacture we...
Valtra delivers 1000th Unlimited tractor
The Unlimited Studio at the Valtra factory in Suolahti, Finland, has delivered its 1000th specially tailored tractor to the customer. The Unlimited Studio has been operating since 2013 with the aim of fulfilling all the wishes that customers may have for their new tractors so long as they are feasible. “There has been great demand for this service, even more than we anticipated, so our operations have expanded rapidly. In 2013 we delivered 145 Unlimited tractors, mainly to Finnish customers. In 2014 we...
N163 Direct tractors take care of army logistics
A couple of years ago the Finnish Defence Forces ordered 106 Valtra N163 Direct tractors for logistic tasks. While the last of these military tractors are still being delivered, the Defence Forces have already ordered more tractors from Valtra, including ten for the Army’s engineers. The customer has clearly been impressed by the versatility and ease-of-use of the tractors. The tractors used by the Finnish Defence Forces are an integral part of the logistics chain. The army’s tactics were updated a...
Valtra tractor opens first race of World Rally Championship in Finland
The first stage of this year’s Neste Oil Rally in Finland saw a special zero car when four-time rally world champion Tommi Mäkinen opened the Harju Special Stage in Jyväskylä with a Valtra tractor. In rallying, zero cars open the track for the competition cars. Their purpose is to alert the public that the race is about to begin and to check the security of the track. Mäkinen crossed the finish line at 3:45.2, around 117 seconds slower than the winner of the stage, current rally world...