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More international exhibitors at Agritechnica

More international exhibitors at Agritechnica
More than 2,400 exhibitors from 49 countries have already registered to participate in this year’s Agritechnica. Registrations for the world’s largest farm machinery show are roughly at the same...

Mud Run raises over £55,000 for charity

Mud Run raises over £55,000 for charity
More than 2,850 entrants ensured this year’s JCB Mud Run was the most successful ever, raising exactly £55,018 for the NSPCC. Watched by 5,000 spectators, this year’s record field attracted...

Lemken builds new training centre

Lemken builds new training centre
Lemken’s training programmes are attended by about 5,000 participants each year, and the company feels the time is now right to develop a new training centre. Called AgroFarm, and located 4km from

Zetor launches new flagship tractor

Zetor launches new flagship tractor
The Crystal was a popular Zetor tractor in the 1970s and 1980s, and the name has been resurected for the Czech company's latest tractors. With an output of 144 and 163hp, the six-cylinder Crystal

Liebherr to make Claas telehandlers

Liebherr to make Claas telehandlers
Claas and Kramer have mutually agreed to end their partnership for agricultural telehandlers. From 2018, Claas will be collaborating with Liebherr in this business area, and the new made-by-Liebherr

Tragic death of Maschio founder

Tragic death of Maschio founder
News has just reached us of the sad death of Egidio Maschio, who committed suicide earlier this morning. There is nothing official from the company, but reports in the Italian media confirm Mr

Machinery Tests

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,...

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...

Used machinery Tests

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...

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,...