Machinery - Fruit & Vine


Precision mistblowers for every need

Mistblower technology expert Hardi can offer plenty of advice and knowledge when it comes to the world of spraying within vines, soft fruit, orchards or any other mistblower application.

Dealer show has become a must-visit event for orchard and vineyard growers

The annual Doe Show at the Ernest Doe & Sons, Ulting headquarters is attracting increasing numbers of orchard and vineyard owners from across the dealer’s large trading area. David Williams was there on behalf of Fruit & Vine.

Jeremy Clarkson praises Kirkland UK machinery

The Kent-based berry harvester and machinery supplier, Kirkland UK, has been featured in season three of Clarkson’s Farm.

Innovative vineyard robot developed through Moët and Yanmar partnership

Moët & Chandon paired up with a viticulture tech company, Yanmar Vineyard Solutions, to advance robotic vineyard management in Champagne.

Spotlight on manual spraying equipment

For smaller growers, where vehicle-mounted sprayers and granule distribution systems may not even be an option or be warranted, there are sophisticated manual sprayers and accessories that can make any spraying job quick, easy and, most importantly, cost-effective. Malcolm Mullender of The Professional Sprayers People (PSP) outlines the options.

Specialist team focused on top quality products

Focusing on a small number of carefully selected brands is ensuring a specialist dealer team can meet the needs of fruit growers and vineyards across East Anglia and the South-East. David Williams reports.

Time and labour savings

An Essex-based, organic salad and vegetable grower says that a tractor-mounted, operator controlled rotary weeder is providing an effective and accurate inter-plant weeding solution – allowing two people to do the work of five, and in half the time. David Williams reports.

Hop harvester purchase made possible by finance

It’s one thing knowing you desperately need to replace your hop-picker. But it’s another to actually make such a major purchase – especially when your money is needed for so many other things. Grower Sarah Hawkin took that plunge.

Half a century of industry service

One of the UK’s longest established orchard and vineyard machinery manufacturers and suppliers celebrates 50 years of trading this year, and 40 years since it took on its main tractor franchise. David Williams joined senior team members during a visit to a long-standing customer to find out what makes the dealer’s service so special.

Fruit and vine machinery specialist celebrates 50th birthday

The UK’s fruit and vine machinery specialist, NP Seymour, is celebrating its 50th anniversary and the appointment of a new member to its sales team.

Extend the life and value of your machinery with a winter service

With the harvest season drawing to a close, it’s crucial to start thinking about booking a winter service for your tractors and implements. NP Seymour has provided the following advice.

Partnership aims to drive autonomous vineyard innovation

Following Kubota Corporation’s investment in Chouette in November 2022, the two businesses are to further strengthen their partnership to develop joint solutions for vineyard automation.

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