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AVR building new production hall

AVR building new production hall
Belgian potato equipment manufacturer AVR has seen sales rise continually during the past decade, and currently sells around 500 machines a year. To ensure it is able to keep pace with expected future

Trioliet opens new training centre

Trioliet opens new training centre
Well-known mixer wagon maker Trioliet has opened a state-of-the-art dealer training centre at its newly-opened headquarters at Oldenzaal, in the Netherlands. Comprising three presentation rooms and a

Amazone offers Cracker Disc roller option

Amazone offers Cracker Disc roller option
Amazone says it’s Cracker Disc enclosed steel packer roller copes with the most arduous of soil conditions, managing well also even on heavy clay soils. Offered as an option for KE, KX, KG rotary

JCB donates diggers to quake zone

JCB donates diggers to quake zone
JCB is supporting the relief effort in earthquake-hit Nepal with the donation of diggers and electrical power generators worth around US$1 million. Ten backhoe loaders were made available immediately

New app for Krone BiG X

New app for Krone BiG X
Krone has launched an app for iPad and iPhone users that allows BiG X forage harvester and BiG Pack square baler operators to log customers’ records and field operation data, such as date, time and

Pushing off at Grassland

Pushing off at Grassland
Hi-Spec Engineering will use next weeks’s Bath and West Grassland event to launch a dual purpose push-off and compacting trailer in the UK having launched it earlier this year at the Irish FTMTA

Machinery Tests

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,...

Fendt 724 Vario

Fendt price tags have long had a propensity to make the eyes water, yet many owners argue the marque’s strong residuals mean that owning a Fendt is no more expensive than any other premium-brand...

Case IH Farmall 115 U Pro

If you want something with a little more spec, splendour and finesse than the standard Farmall has to offer, then there’s always the Pro version, complete with its four-step powershift and other...

Used machinery Tests

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...

John Deere T-series combines

Launched in time for the 2008 season, John Deere T-series combines feature a so-called ‘TTS — Tangential Tine Separation’ system. In outline, TTS adds a tine separator set-up behind the drum,...

Dowdeswell DP7 reversible ploughs

Launched in 1983, the Dowdeswell DP7 ‘auto turnover’ plough remained in production through to 2008. The fixed-width DP7 was supposed to be superseded, first by the mechanical vari-width DF120 and...