The second LLAMA show staged at the East of England Showground, Peterborough, saw improved weather (and transport) but it didn't seem as busy as 2014.
Farmers stayed largely unaffected through the worst of the recession, but all industries tend to be cyclical and agriculture is no different in that respect. Produce prices remain low currently and as a consequence, there is pressure on funds for new equipement.
Despite the current state of the industry, Halomec continues to improve business in this important sector. Farmgem exhibited the dashboard/4 wheel steer control system developed by Halomec for the first time.
The system displays all of the traditional dash functions plus controls the multi-mode 4-wheel steering system.
A similar system is installed on on the Knight range of self-propelled sprayers.
FMC continue to specify Lincoln automatic lubrication systems on their pea harvesters. With over 60 points to lubricate, the system not only ensures correct lubrication of all points but reduces downtime required for manual lubrication, this is particularly relevant with machines like pea harvesters, where timeliness of operation is absolutely critical.