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Tractor of The Year 2020 results
Tractor of The Year
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Fendt 942 Vario
The new 942 series for the fi rst time reaches more than 400Hp. This model
impressed also for the level of connectivity which permits full remote control
of several functions. The optimization of MAN 9lt engine, is based on a low-
regime concept (Fendt ID) that delivers a high power performance at a low
rpm. In this way the engine smoothly works at a specifi c max torque level at
a minimum consumption level. The innovative hydraulic system includes two
saeparated high-fl ow circuits. The VarioDrive Transmission, splits and delivers
the torque to the two axles optimizing traction on fi eld and on road.
Best Utility -
Fendt 314 Profi +
This tractor brings into the market an innovative new boost system called
Dynamic Performance which provides extra-power regardless of the task
including stationary Pto's works. The FendtOne cab environment is another
important development, expanding the display area with new terminals. It also
includes more customizable controls and the onboard/o board philosophy,
to synchronize the o ce with the tractor and the fl eet in terms of data share
and task planning.
Best of Specialized -
New Holland T4.110 N
New Holland T4.110 N made the di erence mainly thanks to the suspended
axle "TerraGlide" available either with brakes or without.
This system is a turning point in terms of comfort and agility. It allows you
to drive at higher speed in full safety condition whether you are on fi eld or
on road. The operator can easily adjust height and rigidity of the suspension
according to the soil conditions.Anti-Dive function is standard, it reduces
pitching e ect while braking or accelerating with heavy implements. To
emphasize the work of the suspended axle, this tractor can be equipped with
PneuTrac tires produced by Trelleborg.
Sustainable Toty -
New Holland Methane Power
Sustainable TOTY a new awarding category. All the shortlisted tractors of
the three main categories ran for this award. To celebrate the debut of the
new category, the jury decided to expand the evaluation by including also
to 3 prototypes. The jury has elected as Sustainable TOTY the New Holland
Methane Power. This tractor makes virtual circle a reality. Fpt Industrial has
specifi cally developed a methane engine which delivers the same power
and torque as a diesel equivalent. Integrated precision farming technology
includes some elements of autonomous operations such as the ability to
detects obstacles. Specifi c working functions can switch from a monitor to an
other by simply drag and drop. Connectivity is one step further, you can use
your smartphone to unlock the tractor, and even to control the rear linkage.
DECEMBER 2019
Machinery
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Fitzgerald Agri Services Appointed Amazone,
Quicke & APV dealer for Farmhand
Farmhand have appointed Fitzgerald Agri Services as a new dealer for the
full range of Amazone, APV and Quicke in Co. Tipperary. "We are proud to
partner with Fitzgerald Agri Services, they have been doing a great job for
Topcon and looking after backup service for various tillage machines in
the area," said Paul Scrivener, MD Farmhand. Fitzgerald Agri Services is a
well-established dealer for TOPCON. Robert Fitzgerald explained: "We pride
ourselves on providing fi rst class customer service with a focus on precision
and high-tech equipment". Farmhand is one of the leading distributors
of Agricultural Machinery in Ireland. Based in Damastown, Dublin 15,
Farmhand imports, assembles and distributes machinery through a network
of 40 independent dealers and off ers products by manufacturers such as
Krone, Amazone, Quicke & APV.
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