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Variable chamber wrapping baler at Grassland UK

Variable chamber wrapping baler at Grassland UK
John Deere’s variable chamber wrapping baler can be seen for the first time at a UK event on the company’s stand at Grassland UK, next month. Developed in partnership with the Austrian Göweil...

New chapter for Sumo UK

New chapter for Sumo UK
After 23 years as head of Sumo UK, Shaun Wealleans has been joined by local businessmen Simon Herring and James Sweeting who have made a majority investment in the company and will be working with

Increased baler output and improved forage quality

Increased baler output and improved forage quality
Profitable Farming Company will be displaying the latest Harvest Tec 600 Series ISOBUS-ready moisture monitoring and automatic preservative application system at Grassland UK. Providing the potential

Zetor tractor show starts in Ireland

Zetor tractor show starts in Ireland
Zetor tractor show starts in Ireland The fifth edition of Zetor’s annual tractor show recently kicked off in Ireland and will subsequently be moving on to Great Britain, and during the next eight

Tebbe on tracks

Tebbe on tracks
New ways to reduce in-field compaction caused by heavy machinery are in but the efforts taken by ERF, the largest organic arable farm in the Netherlands, are quite extreme with a novel system that

Changing of the Chafer ‘Guard’

Changing of the Chafer ‘Guard’
The names might be the same, but it’s all change in terms of design, look and spec on Chafer’s Guardian and Sentry trailed sprayer ranges. Due to debut at this year’s Cereals Event in June, the...

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...