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Limited edition tractors from Versatile

Limited edition tractors from Versatile
Versatile is adding its historic red and yellow paint scheme and specials decals to 50 tractors, one each to mark five decades of mass production of 4wd tractors since the first one rolled off the

AGCO turnover down by nearly a quarter

AGCO turnover down by nearly a quarter
AGCO net sales fell by over 23% last year to approximately US$7.5 billion. Down on 2014’s US$9.7 billion, and a big drop on the 2013 peak of US$10.7 billion, weakened demand for farm equipment

LAMMA 16: NC add half pipe trailer

LAMMA 16: NC add half pipe trailer
NC Engineering has revamped its trailer line-up with a fresher, more modern looking body design. Being well known for a robust chassis and reliable running gear, the company saw no need to alter any

LAMMA 16: Float like a boat

LAMMA 16: Float like a boat
Gloucestershire-based Moorend 4T made its first appearance at LAMMA with two pivot-steer loaders equipped with some unusual footwear. The company has been developing its own retro-fit track units for

LAMMA 16: Swap and match

LAMMA 16: Swap and match
TWB has added the Alternator to its cultivation line-up. As the name suggests the various cultivation modules can be swapped about in the frame. The machine at LAMMA had double discs up front, eight

LAMMA 16: High speed UTV

LAMMA 16: High speed UTV
BRP was showing the Can-Am UTV, the Defender, which has a top speed of 60mph! There are 800cc and 1,000cc variants with the engine positioned behind the cab under the tipping rear box. It uses the

Machinery Tests

Fendt 939 Vario

Following on the heels of the Fendt 828 test (04/2015) we take a look at what is new on the Marktoberdorf ringleader, the 939. Can the Stage IV twin-turbo engine put in a better performance than its...

Powermix check for farm-sourced tractors

“The tractors that are put through the profi test are obviously tweaked by their manufacturers and are not representative.” This is a comment we hear time and again, not just from machine owners...

Claas Arion 650 tractor

Back in 2012 Claas announced that it was updating the Arion 500 and 600 models, giving them a new look and cab more akin to those of the larger Axion models. At the same time the DPS four- and...

Used machinery Tests

DeLaval VMS milking system

DeLaval launched its VMS voluntary milking system in 1998, although it was not until 2008 that the first systems were installed in the UK. Hardly a surprise, then, that used VMS units have been thin...

Case IH Quadtrac rubber-tracked tractor

Case IH introduced the Quadtrac in the USA way back in 1995, with the first 9300 series models finding homes in the UK during 1997. Since then these large articulated tracked tractors have obviously...

Merlo Turbofarmer telescopic handlers, 2010-2015

Since it set up Merlo UK in 1993 the Italian company has seen its share of the UK agricultural telescopic handler business grow to around 20%. Much of this success has been built around the firm’s...