Agricultural machinery review: we take stock of the situation


There has been a lot of discussion lately about agricultural machinery overhaul and there is still not much clarity on the subject.

In this article we will try to take stock of the situation and discover the new deadlines imposed to be in compliance with agricultural machinery.

Overhaul of agricultural machinery

According to the decree 111 of the highway code and the decree of 20 May 2015, the revision is mandatory from 30 June 2016.

This decree, however, was postponed for just causes. It is in fact impossible to be able to overhaul a tractor if the decrees are missing.

The verifications that must be carried out when the audit is carried out and also how the audit centers are organized in these specific cases have not been reported.

All these unknowns, however, did not prevent the overhaul of agricultural machinery from becoming law and therefore mandatory deadlines were established in the regulation of agricultural machinery.

The tractors registered before 1974 should have been overhauled by 31 December 2017, registered agricultural machinery between the years 1974 and 1990 by 31 December 2018.

With the simplification amendment, however, these deadlines have been postponed, considering those issued in the aforementioned decree no longer valid.

The new and mandatory deadline would be June 30, 2019.

On the other hand, there is a different deadline for all registered tractors before 1974. These will not expire at the end of June, but will have until the end of the year to regularize their position.

But at this point the problems are not over. The implementing decree has not yet been made explicit to actually explain how and where an agricultural machine must be overhauled.

This key passage, having not yet been disclosed, has thus fueled even more doubts and perplexities on the issue in question.

Instead, what has already been set are the new deadlines, here below we report all the new dates divided by vehicle years:

  • -tractors registered before 1973 must be overhauled by 31.12.2019
  • -tractors registered from 1.01.1974 to 31.12.1990 must be revised by 31.12.2020
  • -tractors registered from 1.01.1991 to 31.12.2010 must be revised by 31.12.2021
  • -tractors registered from 1.01.2011 to 31.12.2015 must be revised by 31.12.2022
  • -tractors registered from 1.01.2016 to 31.12.2018 must be revised by 31.12.2023
  • -tractors registered from 1st January 2019 onwards will have to be inspected after 5 years and by the end of the month of registration.

Hoping that the topic will soon be clarified we will keep you updated on developments.

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  1. EIMA International: the world exhibition and International Agricultural Machinery Exhibition will be held from 3 to 7 February 2021 in the Bologna exhibition center. It is organized by Federunacoma Surl. It is held every two years
  2. Vegetable garden: Floriculture, nursery, horticulture, garden and park equipment exhibition. From 6 to 14 March 2021 in Pordenone. Organized by Pordenone Fiere Spa
  3. Enoliexpo: Machinery, Technologies and Services for the production of oil and wine, active from 11 to 13 March 2021 in Nuova Fiera del Levante, Bari. Organized by Globe Trotter Sas
  4. Country Life Fair: organized by Edizioni l'Informatore Agrario Srl, it will be open from 19 to 21 March 2021, in Montichiari (BS)
  5. Agriumbria: from 26 to 28 March 2021, in Bastia Umbra. Organizer: Umbriafiere Spa
  6. National Agricultural Fair: presented by Lancianofiera, will take place from 9 to 11 April 2021, in Lanciano (Abruzzo Exhibition Center)
  7. Macfrut: Rimini event, is an exhibition of fruit and vegetables, active from 04 to 06 May 2021, in Rimini, of course. Organized by Rimini Expo Center
  8. Flormart: the International Exhibition of horticulture and gardening. Open from 2 to 24 September 2021, in Padua. It is organized by Padova Fiere
  9. R.I.V.E: International Review of Viticulture and Oenology. Open from 3 to 5 November 2021, in Pordenone. Event of Pordenone Fiere
  10. National Fair of Agricultural Mechanization: 39th edition for a large exhibition that has been postponed to March 2021. You will find it in Savigliano (CN). The organizer is Ente Savigliano.

The 10 agricultural fairs 2021 not to be missed in Italy - Photo by Fotokostic for shutterstock

Meaning of the fairs

In general, the word 'fair'Comes from the Latin fera, beast. And it indicates the exhibition of animals. If you also remember in the Divine Comedy, Dante speaks of the three exhibitions at the beginning ofHell, referring to the three ferocious animals ... But, being agricultural, the exhibition is of products, grown and harvested from the earth (agriculture) and machinery.

History

The first fairs date back to the Middle Ages as important points of business, exchanges and meeting places. But the origins of agricultural fairs are from a more recent past. It is known as Millennial Fair or Millennial of Gonzaga,in the province of Mantua. His birth took place following an accident on horseback by the Marquis of Mantua Francesco II Gonzaga. He came out unscathed and to thank the miracle, he founded the convent of Santa Maria and instituted a feast day celebrated with the suspension of the payment of duties on commercialized goods adjacent to the convent. In the nineteenth century it established itself as an event dedicated to agriculture and in 1913 it took the name of "Goods and livestock fair“, Outlining its modern features. There before exposure of agricultural machinery can be seen in 1931, when the Municipality of Gonzaga enters directly into the organization. 1997 saw the birth of the Fiera Millenaria di Gonzaga Srl company.

Obviously, in this extra-ordinary period, events have undergone modifications or postponements. Some have been canceled. We recommend check for updates of the aforementioned fairs due to COVID-19.


169 Agricultural machinery - trade and repair a Vignale Monferrato and surroundings

Modini

Modini is located in Quargnento (AL) in the Alessandria street and offers overhaul and repair services for agricultural and earthmoving machinery.

Curarati Alex Repairs Agricultural Machinery

THE COMPANY CURARATI ALEX REPAIR AGRICULTURAL MACHINES IS THE REFERENCE POINT FOR THE REPAIR AND ASSISTANCE OF TRACTORS AND AGRICULTURAL MACHINES.

Doria Mario

The Doria Mario company is located in the municipality of Villanova Monferrato in the province of Alessandria, sale and repair of agricultural vehicles and tractors.

F.lli Martinengo

F.lli Martinengo, a New Holland dealer, deals with the sale and repair of tractors and agricultural machinery, in Asti in fr. Lower Quarter, 275 / H.

New Modern Grinding by Ruotolo G. & Ompeo M. & C. Snc

The New Modern Rectification of Asti in vl. Bianco 55 offers all services related to the overhaul and rectification of engine components.

Sogenol Srl

In Borgo Vercelli, Sogenol ensures professionalism in the sale, rental and assistance of earthmoving machinery and agricultural equipment.

Favaro Forestry Gardening Machinery

Favaro Mario and C. in Arignano (TO) Borgo Cremera, 33 / A. Specialized in the sale and assistance of agricultural machinery and gardening equipment

Rcm Agricultural and Professional Machinery

From RCM: flail mowers, hoes, buryers and tillers are some of the agricultural machines we produce, in Alice Bel Colle (AL) 4 / a, v. Railway station.

Varetto auto electrician

In Chieri (TO) in v. Riva the Varetto workshop that solves all the electronics problems of your car !! Qualified personnel and advanced machinery.

Industrial Mec Abbriata Mario

Industrial Mec Abbriata for 45 years with success, in the construction of hay harvesting machines in Sezzadio (AL) in Via Frascara, 5.

They deserve

La Meritano di Villanova d'Asti specializes in the construction of rotary harrow and shredder milling machines.

Franco Decaroli Agricultural Machinery

Decaroli Franco in Alice Castello (VC) in Ss 593, 14 / ter sells agricultural machinery, gardening items and new and used tractors, repairs and rentals.

Castellina Agricultural Machinery

La Castellina specializes in the sale, repair and assistance of agricultural and gardening machinery in Tronzano Vercellese (VC) in via per SanthiГ 7.

Rivmec

Rivmec is a company from Neive (CN) specialized in metal carpentry aimed at the construction of machinery and plants for agricultural mechanization.

The O.R.T.A. in via Giovanni Amendola, 72 in Voghera, is a workshop specialized in the repair of agricultural tractors and earthmoving machinery.

Zunino Mechanical Workshop

The Zunino mechanical workshop in Acqui Terme provides high quality services thanks to highly qualified and competent technical personnel.

New Sama

Nuova Sama di Comolli and C. in Mortara (PV) in 36/38, Strada Pavese, deals with the trade and repair of agricultural machinery.

Berri Tractors

Berri Tractors in the province of Alessandria, sale of agricultural and industrial vehicles for any type of need. Contact us without obligation.

A.Gro.Mo

A.GRO.MO in Nibbiola (NO), sale, trade and repair of agricultural machinery and garden equipment in Novara and its province.

Fountain Agricultural Machinery Construction

Since 1977 the Fontana company has been producing agricultural machinery. Fontana srl ​​has specialized in leveling the ground and any other type of material.


Exclusive interview with Minister Martina: "Let's play as a team"

There is no growth in the sector without planning and collaboration between the parties. And then the future of the CAP and the sectors in crisis, passing through simplification and work issues. The Minister of Agricultural Policies Maurizio Martina will be exclusively at Dimensione Agriculture

Minister Martina, imagining a revision of the CAP, post 2020. Is it possible in your opinion a rebalancing towards Mediterranean crops and therefore towards the Italian agricultural model?

We want a simpler CAP, with investments in innovation and income protection, which will give our supply chains a future. With the Regions we are committed to making the most of the distinctiveness of our agricultural model and giving concrete answers to our farmers and breeders.

We aim above all at an equitable redistribution of resources and the strengthening of tools for the management of crises in the sector.

Price fluctuations continue on various products such as cereals and milk. How can this phenomenon be countered?

These two examples tell us about the effects that the global market has on local productions. In milk as in wheat, international prices come to weigh on the budgets of our small and medium-sized enterprises from Lombardy to Puglia. To deal with this situation we have implemented some measures at the national level but it is also necessary to act at the European level because the problem does not concern only our country. We intervened with a fund of 30 million for the launch of the national cereal plan for the three-year period 2017-2019.

To qualitatively increase the supply of Italian wheat, we have provided support to increase the signing of supply chain contracts, so as to ensure a more equitable remuneration for agricultural work and quality parameters of durum wheat in compliance with the production needs of the pasta industry. To protect companies from market crises, the Ministry promotes an insurance policy for the stabilization of company revenues. Finally, on the milk front, we have foreseen investments for 120 million, we have activated the fund to restructure the debts and strengthen the moratorium on bank loans obtained with Abi and from 19 April the obligation to indicate the origin of milk and cheeses.

Multi-speed Italian agriculture. Sectors with income difficulties, others with excellent market outlets (agri-food) that make Made in Italy great. What interventions are possible to give homogeneity to the various supply chains, and how to redistribute the value in favor of farms?

Team play is essential. There is no growth in the sector without planning and collaboration between the parties. We are working to create new tools to promote organization and above all aggregation within the supply chains. Italy must make a qualitative leap from this point of view, shortening the inequalities that exist between the different areas of the country.

Simplification. Despite the interventions completed, farms are struggling with excessive bureaucracy and with delays and obstacles that slow down their competitiveness. How can it be improved?

It is a construction site that is always open. Much has been achieved thanks to Campolibero but there is still a lot to do. For small Italian farmers, for example, we have eliminated the paperwork for the single application for European contributions. In the wine we cut. We think, for example, of the fact that from 1 January the electronic register of wine is operational and mandatory, which allows you to eliminate paper registers, including the formalities connected with endorsement.
But let's also think about the bureaucratic simplification in terms of food waste. With the Gadda law we have made it easier for companies to donate than waste. Let us continue along this path by freeing our businesses from the snares of bureaucracy.

Industry 4.0: news announced aimed mostly at mechanization but also innovation, research and transfer to companies are strategic for the future of the sector. What actions does it intend to take?

We want an increasingly sustainable and cutting-edge primary sector and for this we are investing in research with a 21 million euro plan and in the application of new technologies. We have launched the Precision Agriculture Guidelines which are now an integral part of the Industry 4.0 project.

The goal is to reach 10% of the cultivated areas with these innovations by 2021. For the first time, budgeted farms and contractors will be able to access hyper-depreciation for investments in modern and sustainable technologies. For small and micro businesses we have created an Inail tender for 45 million euros for the purchase of more efficient and safer agricultural machinery.

Work theme. The law on illegal hiring contains positive and shareable aspects, but also the equation of administrative failures with crimes such as exploitation and actual hiring. Can a distinction be made?

The law against illegal hiring protects honest companies from unfair competition from those who exploit. However, we have set up a technical table with the other ministries involved for application guidelines that confirm this approach. The fight is against the corporals, not against those who eventually run into slight deficiencies.

For vouchers, agriculture continues to be criminalized, while other sectors have abused this tool. What do you think and what can be done also with the Minister of Labor?

In agriculture there has already been a squeeze, so much so that the vouchers here represent about 2% of the total of those used. In addition, it must be said that they can only be used for students, pensioners and those on layoffs. This could be a good method to apply to other sectors as well, but only after a thorough analysis. We must avoid accentuating insecurity.


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TIER 5: What obligations for manufacturers?

Stage V (TIER 5), the regulations on emissions from agricultural and non-road mobile machinery (NRMM), entered into force on 1 January. To maintain the conformity of your machinery it is necessary to follow the rules imposed by the Regulations. Here are some useful clarifications for OEMs.

Stage V (TIER 5) entered into force on 1 January 2019, which implements the impositions of the 2016/1628 European Regulation (*). This legislation on emissions therefore becomes an obligation for tractors and non-road mobile machinery (NRMM or Non-road Mobile Machinery) placed on the market. There is still the possibility of using the transition regime for the placing on the market of tractors and non-road mobile machinery with transition engines, but from this year only engines that comply with the emission level set by Stage V. We take stock of the situation, examining and trying to clarify some of the issues that manufacturers are facing.

What reference power determines the emission category of an engine?
The reference power for variable speed motors is the maximum power, defined as the highest value of the net motor power on the rated full load power curve for the motor type, i.e. the maximum power according to the ECE R120 regulation which it is equivalent to ISO 14396. If there is more than one power curve, the highest curve should be used, regardless of the commercial power description used by the OEM. For most categories of constant speed motors, the reference power is the nominal power declared by the manufacturer. In this case the maximum power cannot exceed the rated power by more than 12.5%.

Is it still possible to continue manufacturing pre-phase V engines in the EU?
Another question that manufacturers are asking themselves concerns the possibility of continuing to produce engines of stages prior to phase V for the EU market.
For the purpose of manufacturing new machines, this is not allowed. There is, however, a transition scheme for tractors and non-road mobile machinery that have transition engines.

The obligations for manufacturers imposed by the legislation
Let's take a look at the obligations imposed on machine builders. First, OEMs cannot place machines on the market that are not equipped with engines that meet Stage V requirements, unless they are part of the permitted exceptions.
They are also required to follow all the instructions of the engine manufacturer to ensure that the one installed complies with the one approved for installation in the machine.
They must then assess whether the legal mark of the engine is visible once installed on the machine and, if it is not, they must ask the engine manufacturer to deliver the additional legal mark and place it on the machine or on the engine in a clearly visible position.
Finally, they must include, in the same format and in the same language as the operating and maintenance manual, a series of information for the end user, including:
- any restrictions or limitations on the use of the engine
- the maintenance requirements to keep the engine, including the aftertreatment system, running properly. For example, the quantities of urea solution to be used, the cleaning interventions to be carried out and the actions necessary to correct malfunctions deriving from these factors should be reported
- information on the possible loss of functionality of the machine, in the event that the above malfunctions are not corrected
- information on how intentional tampering with the engine, its control system and its exhaust gas post-treatment system invalidates the approval of the engine (and makes the end user responsible for any shortcomings)
- information on the correct, approved fuel for the engine
- information on the quality of the lubricating oil and replacement intervals
- the CO2 emission level, together with information on the test cycle on which this emission was measured.


Agricultural machinery review: we take stock of the situation - garden

Of Consani Tullio & C. Snc

Company history. Since 1965
A point of reference of great importance in the Lucca area.

Alma snc di Consani Tullio, since 1965 deals with the trade and repair of machinery and equipment for agriculture and gardening, dealing with leading brands in the sector such as Lamborghini, Grillo, Echo, Campagnola, Oleo-Mac, Breviglieri, Canycom, Weibang .
Completely managed on a family level, the company assures seriousness to its customers.

At the head of this reality the founder, Tullio Consani. He was then joined by his sons Federico and Alessandro with whom this important company is carried on today.
What characterizes Alma's success and fame are offering its customers the best products in terms of machinery and equipment for agriculture and garden care.

The products you can find are: Agricultural machinery and equipment Gardening machinery and equipment Chainsaws Vacuum cleaners Hedge trimmers Brushcutters Two-wheel tractors Lawnmowers Motor hoes Motor mowers Pumps Sprayers Milling machines Wood splitters Fixed and movable mulchers. All of the best brands on the market and with an offer that is completed in the competence and courtesy to satisfy every request.

Also noteworthy is the attention paid to Assistance: correct and scheduled maintenance guarantees a longer life of agricultural vehicles, allows them to maintain their performance unchanged and avoids numerous problems and failures and this is well known to Alma di Consani Tullio snc. Through specialized technicians, and thanks to the long experience in the sector, it guarantees Qualified Assistance on every type of machine and equipment for agriculture and a valid and punctual repair service for any type of inconvenience or mechanical or electrical failure.

Trademarks Treated:
CAMPAGNOLA
CANYCOM
ECHO
CRICKET
IROSS
LAMBORGHINI
SENESI
SUBARU-ROBIN
WEIBANG
OLEO-MAC
PEZZOLATO

ALMA is located in Lucca in Via per Camaiore 425, for information you can contact us at: 0583.343285


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