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Indoor cereal crops – the future?

Indoor cereal crops – the future?
UN research predicts that by 2050, the world’s population will have grown by another 2.3 billion and 66% of the world’s population will live in cities. With 80% of the world’s agricultural land

Kongskilde closes Danish factory

Kongskilde closes Danish factory
With no prospect of improvement in the international market for agricultural machinery, Kongskilde Industries has decided to transfer production from Sonderborg, Denmark, to its Polish factory. Part

Extra capacity for Deere combines

Extra capacity for Deere combines
John Deere has updated its W- and T-series combines with an enlarged active separation and cleaning shoe area. Together these features are said to deliver an increase in machine output of up to 15%.

Smaller combines for independent growers

Smaller combines for independent growers
New five-walker combine harvesters have been launched by Deutz-Fahr to replace its 6040 series. They’re aimed at farmers cropping up to 150ha who wish to cut their own crop rather than rely on a

Top-end loaders for green tractors

Top-end loaders for green tractors
US machinery giant John Deere has introduced a new premium specification fore-end loader for its Stage IV tractors, although they will also be compatible with older Stage IIIA and IIIB models. The

Kuhn offers interest free finance

Kuhn offers interest free finance
Interest-free finance deals are available on a range of tillage, cultivation, spraying, drilling and grassland equipment from Kuhn Farm Machinery. Available until August 31, 2015, these latest finance

Machinery Tests

Fendt 828 Vario

While the 724 and 720 may be Fendt’s bread-and-butter sellers in the UK, the bigger 828 and 939 models are not that far behind. So, having been suitably impressed by the fuel efficiency of the...

Deutz-Fahr 7250 TTV

Deutz-Fahr may not be the biggest player in the UK or Ireland, but the 7-series range is starting to get talked about — a 180-250hp tractor in a relatively lightweight and powerful package. We put...

John Deere 7290R

When it comes to gearbox choice for its 200hp plus tractors, John Deere has some clear advice: the stepless AutoPowr is good for a mix of all-round jobs, whereas its latest full powershift, the e23,...

Used machinery Tests

Case IH Puma tractors — the long-wheelbase models

With the imminent arrival of Stage IV Case IH Puma tractors, used buyers may well be rubbing their hands at the prospect of falling residuals for the existing Stage IIIB and previous generation...

KRM Bogballe M-Line fertiliser spreaders

Branded KRM, Bogballe fertiliser spreaders have been imported from Denmark by Yorkshire-based Keith Rennie Machinery since 1986 and have since gained a loyal following. Fast forward to 2004, when...

Teagle Tomahawk 8080 trailed feeder bedders

The Teagle Tomahawk feeder bedder has been around in its various forms since 1998, the machine pretty much revolutionising how loose yards are bedded with straw and large bales dispensed for...