27 Jul 2015

Amazone-Stiftung ehrt Sieger im Berufswettkampf Fachkraft Agrarservice

Besondere Leistungen verdienen besondere Anerkennung! Die Amazone-Stiftung hat deshalb erneut die drei Prüfungsbesten aus dem diesjährigen Berufswettkampf der Fachkraft Agrarservice (FAS) mit Prämien in Höhe von 500 bzw. 400 und 300 Euro ausgezeichnet. Der Wettkampf fand am 22. Juli 2015 auf dem Landesversuchsgut im sächsischen Köllitsch statt.

Unter insgesamt 16 Teilnehmern aus dem ganzen Bundesgebiet wurde Michael Wagner (Ausbildungsbetrieb Agrarservice Heller, 97633 Sulzfeld) als Bundessieger ermittelt. Alfons Huber jr. (Ausbildungsbetrieb Alfons Huber, 84553 Halsbach) wurde Zweitplatzierter, und Sven Stratmann (Ausbildungsbetrieb Wolken, 26409 Wittmund) belegte den 3. Platz. Wolfgang Schutte von den Amazonen-Werken gratulierte den Siegern im Namen der Amazone-Stiftung und überreichte ihnen die Schecks.

Momentaufnahme von den Wettkämpfen – richtiges Verzurren und Verstauen gehörte ebenfalls dazu.

Das Bildungswerk des Bundesverband Lohnunternehmen e.V. führte den Wettbewerb, bei dem die bundesweit besten Absolventen nach Beendigung ihrer Ausbildung zur Fachkraft Agrarservice zusammenkommen, bereits zum siebten Mal durch. Bei den Wettkämpfen mussten sich die Teilnehmer in diesem Jahr an vier Stationen in der Praxis sowie einer Klausurstation in der Theorie beweisen.

Die Unterstützung des Berufsnachwuchses in Landtechnik und Landwirtschaft ist ein Kernanliegen der 2008 gegründeten Amazone-Stiftung. Mit Auszeichnung der drei Sieger des Berufswettkampfes soll ein symbolisches Zeichen der Anerkennung für alle Absolventen der Ausbildung zur Fachkraft Agrarservice in Deutschland gesetzt werden. Die Stiftung verfolgt außerdem das Ziel, Wissenschaft, Forschung und Lehre im Agrarbereich zu fördern.

Press review 2015

ZA-V 2600 im Einsatz
7 Dec 2015

New ZA-V 2600 and hopper extensions

With the ZA-V 2600 Amazone has supplemented its ZA-V fertiliser spreader range by a new model with a hopper capacity of 2,600 litres. So, the full range now encompasses seven models with hopper volumes from 1,700 right through to 4,200 litres.

10 Nov 2015

Amazone foundation awards the innovation prize 2015

The Amazone Foundation again has awarded two scientific degree theses the ‘Innovation Award 2015’. The official presentation of the Innovation Award was held at Agritechnica 2015 in Hanover.

Innovation Award
10 Nov 2015

Call for the “Innovation Award 2015”

This year the Amazone Foundation again will award two outstanding scientific degree thesis the "Innovation Award 2015" and attractive monetary prizes. Those young scientists can apply for whose bachelor or master thesis have a relation to agriculture. In addition the dissertation should deal with innovative themes in the range of system- or machine technology, the production of agricultural machinery or their sale and service.

25 Oct 2015

The new AD-P Super ISOBUS seed drill

At Agritechnica 2015 AMAZONE presents for the first time the new AD-P Super pneumatic ISOBUS seed drill, the newly designed AD-P Super pneumatic seed drill replaces the successful previous series and is characterised by an even higher work rate potential than the new AD-P Special that was first shown at SIMA 2015.

8 Oct 2015

Agritechnica: Three silver medals for Amazone

Amazone has been rewarded once again for its important innovations. So, ahead of the world’s most important and biggest agriculture machinery trade fair, the Innovations Commission has awarded Amazonen-Werke three silver medals.

28 Aug 2015

Matrix tyre profile branches out onto cultivators

To expand the working spectrum of the wedge ring roller, Amazone has de-veloped a version with a new Matrix tyre profile. The special feature of this roller is the specific longitudinal and lateral profiles of the Matrix tyres. Whereas the longitudinal profile creates the desired strip-wise reconsolidation of the soil, the narrow cross bars on the profile provide more fine soil, resulting in optimum growing conditions.

28 Jun 2015

New to the Amazone range: the Double-U profile roller

With the DUW 580 Double-U profile roller, Amazone has extended its pro-gramme yet further with another following roller for the Certos TX heavy com-pact disc harrow and for the Cenius TX mulch cultivator. The specific feature of this roller is the 580 mm diameter U profile rings which are open and be-come filled with soil during operation.

Maschine des Jahres 2016
27 Jun 2015

Machine of the year: ZA-TS fertiliser spreader

The new Amazone ZA-TS fertiliser spreader with Argus Twin now is allowed to carry the title "Machine of the year 2016". This titel is a special Innovation award. The official presentation by the agricultural technology editors of the dlv Deutsche Landwirtschaftsverlag took place on 10th November, 2015 at the Agritechnica in Hanover.

26 Jun 2015

DLG image barometer 2015: Top rating for Amazone

In the DLG Image Barometer 2015 Amazonen-Werke again came out superbly well. With 52 points the company gained 4th place against all agricultural machinery manufacturers represented in Germany. The first three positions were filled by the companies Fendt (60 points) and Claas and John Deere with each 54 points. In the total ranking, Amazone even improved its position in comparison with the 2014 result by 2 points and thus increased its image overall.

7 May 2015

Better longevity from the C-Mix HD shares for Cenius cultivators

As an addition to the C-Mix share system for Cenius cultivators, Amazone now offers the C-Mix HD coulter for use in especially arduous conditions. Thanks to the hard metal inserts in the main wear areas, the C-Mix HD share (HD meaning Heavy Duty) is characterised by a significantly higher wear resistance, resulting in the decisive benefit that the share length, and thus the working depth, are maintained.

4 Apr 2015

Amazone Cracker Disc roller – the wave profile keeps everything performing well!

As a robust, enclosed steel packer, the Cracker Disc roller copes easily with the most arduous of soil conditions, managing well also even on heavy, clayey soils, in addition to leaving a maximum crumbling effect, it ensures the opti-mum seedbed preparation.

4 Mar 2015

Hydraulic top link increases flexibility

In order to utilise the soil tillage implement as a solo machine, Amazone now offers a swivel top link as an option for its AD pack top seed drill combinations. With the aid of a specific lever construction, the top link is rotated between the soil tillage implement and the seed drill in such a way that when the piston rod is extended, the seed drill is tilted forward. At this point the coulters and follow-ing harrow are lifted by a minimum of 100 mm and the tines of the...

4 Feb 2015

New AD-P Special seed drill with electric metering

Amazone presents the new AD-P Special pneumatic seed drill with electric metering. The new series supersedes the very successful previous model. Apart from many attractive detail solutions, the outstanding improvement in operational comfort is the major change.