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Further interest

The Dynamic Duo seen out spreading in east Devon

The Dynamic Duo stand in front of their DynamicSpread equipped spreaders

On the basis of some excellent results achieved since the purchase of their mounted ZA-TS in 2015, Stuart Partners Ltd of Clyst St. Mary, Exeter made the decision to go large for the 2017 spreading season by taking delivery of a 8,200 litre trailed ZG-TS, from local Amazone dealer Mason Kings.

Turfcare tips: At this time of year, don’t let the grass get away from you

The SmartCut rotor can be set up to mow, clear, scarify or mulch

Those green spaces need knocking back into shape as the relatively mild winter months take their toll on grass swards, and the spring season heralds the start of yet more growth as soil temperatures increase and daylight hours lengthen.

End of Season Groundcare demo equipment offers

A 2015 Profihopper 4WDi is part of the demonstration fleet on offer

As the colder weather starts to bring grass growth down, now is the time to see what machinery needs to be changed for next season. Amazone Groundcare have a number of ex-demonstration machines at fantastic prices for you to consider, take a look at what is on the list and make the most of the savings on offer.

High Laning Caravan & Camping Site benefits enormously from a Profihopper

The Profihopper picks up all in front of it at High Laning Caravan & Camping Site

The Profihopper 4WDi cleans up at High Laning with noticeably less grass being walked into the vans and wash facilities under their new 'cut and collect' regime.  

Catros & Cenius combo improve trafficability on Shropshire farm

Purchasing new Catros and Cenius cultivators has improved effieciency at G & R Mee Partners

Following a demonstration from local dealer Pontesbury Tractors, G & R Mee Partners purchased a pair of Amazone cultivators. Find out how their performance has helped down on the farm.

Shallow min-till plots cut the mustard yet again

The Sampo trials combine weighs in the results at Amazone's establishment plots

At Amazone's long term establishment trial in Tickhill, the shallow and medium-shallow cultivated plots again produced the better yields in this year's first wheat crop of JB Diego.

Groundkeeper keeps Guards Polo Club in mint condition

Amazone Groundkeeper keeps everything looking trim at the Guards Polo Club

The Guards Polo Club, based at Smiths Lawn, Windsor Great Park covers around 130 acres. Head groundsman Peter Svoboda and the team work hard to keep it looking good but luckily there is a fleet of Amazone Groundkeepers on hand to help out though.

Time to mow and mow but don't drop

Why slow mow when you can mow with a Groundkeeper SmartCut flail mower collector

It is that time of year when the grass is growing faster than you can get round with the mower, the heady mix of sunshine, high air temperatures and regular rainfall make for ideal grass growing conditions. Amazone flail mower collectors take the strain out of the pain.

AD-P radically improves the look of family farm

Spring barley goes in with an Amazone AD-P Special combination at TJ & MA Vasey Ltd

Having made the switch to an Airstar Progress in the early 90's, Gritts Farm, Weaverthorpe has never looked back with TJ & MA Vasey Ltd now on their third Amazone combination.

Individual nozzle shut-off comes to mounted sprayers as well as trailed and self-propelled models

Individual nozzle shut-off is possible with both AmaSwitch and AmaSelect

On top of the savings in chemical enabled by GPS-Switch automatic headland shut-off and boom part-width sections, a further 5% saving is possible by going up to individual nozzle shut-off. AmaSwitch and AmaSelect both offer that win-win situation of better chemical utilisation.

Cirrus 4003-2C ISOBUS cultivator drill now comes with fertiliser option

Grain and fertiliser is now an option on the new ISOBUS Cirrus 4003-2 trailed cultivator drills

The trend towards applying fertiliser, particularly phosphate, down the spout when seeding has led to a demand for both trailed passive cultivator drills and tine seeders with a fertiliser option. The new Cirrus 4003-2C fits the bill

Cenius Super mounted mulch cultivators get the C-Mix tines

The C-Mix stone breakaway system from the Cenius TX is now standard on the Cenius Super

Designated as the 03 series, the 3rd generation of the proven Cenius Super mounted mulch cultivator now gets the new C-Mix integrated stone safety system.

Cayron 200VS - 100: the new stone release plough

The new hydraulic stone release cayron plough

Following on from the successful introduction of the Cayron shear bolt ploughs at Cereals 2014, the new hydraulic auto-reset plough will make its debut this year at Chrishall Grange.

A Groundkeeper is for life, not just for Christmas

The old LG120 is usurped by a shiny new GH 1500 SmartCut in the Out with the Old competition

The quest was to find the oldest working Amazone Groundkeeper and the winner is: a 1987 LG120 still going strong and looking after the highways and byways down on the farm in Herefordshire.

The earth moves at Wicks Manor

The Catros+ 12003-2TS covered 3,500 acres of stubble cultivation this autumn at Wicks Manor, Malden, Essex

Flexibility was the key word when it came to needing a cultivator to not only stubble cultivate, but also work following their tine & disc cultivator and after the plough. Howies & Sons, Wicks Manor, turned to the Catros+ 12003-2TS for help.

SectionControl - is it what its shut-off to be?

SectionControl is now stepless on ZA-TS Profis Hydro spreader models

How many section shut-off can your spreader offer? Technology is moving fast with step-less SectionControl now the order of the day 

ZA-V spreaders now in 2600 litres

The ZA-V fertiliser spreader comes now in a 2600 litre base capacity

With the new S 2600 narrow base extension, Amazone has supplemented its ZA-V fertiliser spreader with a new hopper capacity of 2,600 litres.

Machine of the Year: the Amazone ZA-TS fertiliser spreader

ZA-TS is voted Machine of the Year by the German Press

The Amazone ZA-TS spreader with Argus Twin achieved the accolade 'Machine of the Year 2016' at the recent Agritechnica Show

DLG Image Barometer:: top rating for Amazone

4th place for Amazone in the Image Barometer 2015

With an overall score of 52 points, Amazone took 4th place in the annual DLG Image Barometer, improving on their result from the previous year

Double-U packer roller carries the weight of a cultivator on its profile

The new Double-U profile roller is suitable for both the Certos disc harrow and Cenius mulch cultivators

Featuring interlocking 580 mm diameter U-profile rings, Amazone has now included in its range of following rollers the Double-U profile packer for both Certos and Cenius.

Drilling with a starter fertiliser helps plant development

Grain and fertiliser drills are playing a greater part in the Amazone range

The lack of available nutrients in the autumn, particularly Phosphate,can lead to poorer germination and a reduced root development. Starter P down the spout can help counteract this when establishing cereal crops

Is this the oldest Groundkeeper still working?

27 years in the hot seat of his Ford 1210 / Groundkeeper LG120 combination and still going strong

In our quest to find the oldest Groundkeeper our travels took us to Herefordshire and a 1988 LG120 and which was still looking well 

Whisky galore

Amazone's Profihopper flail mower collector makes neat work of the Benraich distillery

Like a good 12 year old malt, the landscaping business of John A. Morrison has matured nicely and now looks after more than a dozen Scotch whisky distilleries in and around a 60 mile radius of their base in Keith, Banffshire.

 

Making the most of liquid N

Drag hoses are ideal for applications later on in cereal crops and potatoes

With the the days beginning to get longer, thoughts are rapidly turning towards top-dressing cereals and oil seed rape. For those using liquid fertiliser for the task, it means an even busier time for the sprayer.

Sometimes you just know when a piece of kit is right……

Amazone Super-S boom stands the test of time at C.R. Beard Farmers Ltd

.. so says Bob Beard of C.R. Beard Farmers Ltd, farming near Sutton-on-Trent, Notts, who, after 14 years of use, reluctantly parted company last year with his 18 metre UF1201 Amazone sprayer for something different, in his case a 24 metre UF1201 Amazone sprayer!

Nozzles should hit the spot

Nozzle height above crop is paramount in preventing drift

When it comes to getting the best out of any investment in plant protection products then make sure the sprayer is doing its utmost to help 

ZG-TS revolutionises spreading operation for Tayside grower

New trailed spreader takes over high-output fertiliser application for Tayside grower

New trailed spreader takes over high-output fertiliser application for Tayside grower

Seaham town residents enjoy the benefits of 'Cut & Collect'

Seaham residents enjoy the benefits of 'Cut & Collect'

After starting work as an apprentice with Seaham Town Council some 20 years ago, Dan Cahill has recently taken on the role as Operations Manager for the Parks Department.

Conventional tillage - the way forward?

Conventional tillage - the way forward?

Conventional or conservation tillage – does getting off to a clean start pay off?

Pantera turns One at Frank Richardson & Son

Pantera turns One at Frank Richardson & Son

With the candles lit and the singing begun, Frank Richardson & Son Ltd’s Pantera 4001 is celebrating its first birthday doing what it likes best – spraying.

Cirrus Grain & Fert puts in spring barley at contractors A & S Brown

The new Cirrus 6003-2C is seen out and about in Aberdeenshire

As the 2014 spring barley crop went in north of the Border, contractors A & S Brown, at Alford up in Aberdeenshire, were recently spotted using the new Cirrus 6003-2 trailed cultivator drill.

Put some structure back into your seedbeds

Put some structure back into seedbeds

There is now time, in the run up to harvest, to contemplate those bits of soil husbandry that have been needing attention.

Profihopper cleans out Pollok Golf Club

Profihopper cleans out Pollok Golf Club

Founded in 1892, Pollok Golf Club which is situated on the outskirts of Glasgow, has earned an International reputation of being one of the best manicured and maintained inland courses in Scotland.