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Non-stop round baler wrapper combination

Non-stop round baler wrapper combination
Following several seasons of testing, Vicon will use next February’s French SIMA show to reveal a revolutionary non-stop round baler wrapper combination that integrates a pre-chamber with a main

More accurate spreading at the headland

More accurate spreading at the headland
Currently-available GPS-based fertiliser spreading systems automatically open and close the shutters when the tractor reaches a headland reference line. Up until now there has been no relation between

Google Glass in the milk parlour

Google Glass in the milk parlour
It is still very much at the prototype stage but Danish-dairy equipment maker SAC is looking to gauge reaction with the Google Glass programmed with a demonstration concept for use during milking.

Agromek launch for 8m Finnish-made cultivator

Agromek launch for 8m Finnish-made cultivator
Chances are next time you are in the market to buy a new disc harrow or cultivator that the Multiva brand will not be on your list. By its own admission, the family-owned Finnish Dometal company, is

Novel snow plough to debut at Danish show

Novel snow plough to debut at Danish show
Following hot on the heels of EuroTier (Germany) and EIMA (Italy), the November trio of European farm machinery shows concludes this week with Agromek (Denmark), where Alo launch a novel

New Holland shows folding wholecrop header concept

New Holland shows folding wholecrop header concept
Removing wholecrop headers from the front of a SPFH for end-tow road transport behind the same machine or a tractor, is not only time-consuming but also costly. Reason enough for New Holland to look

Machinery Tests

Massey Ferguson 7615 triple test

If you like your tractor to be 110kW/150hp and say Massey Ferguson on the bonnet, then you have plenty of choice from the red corner. Not only are there four- and six-cylinder models, but three...

New Holland T7.200 RC

When it comes to UK tractor popularity, New Holland slots into second place — and from the long list of available blue models it’s the T7.200 that’s the firm’s best seller. So a good enough...

Tractor test: Deutz-Fahr 6180 P

Deutz-Fahr has never been one to follow the crowd when it comes to tractor styling. If further proof were needed, it appears this month in the shape of the latest 6 Series — the fruit of working...

Used machinery Tests

John Deere Gator XUV 850D and 855D UTVs

When John Deere launched its Gator HPX utility vehicle in 2006, its 20hp diesel power, trusted name and well-thought-through design saw it open a chink in the ag market. The HPX was, and continues...

OPICO Grass Harrows and Air seeders

Back in the 1960s, Austrian harrow maker Hatzenbichler introduced a spring tine harrow for organic weeding. It was imported into the UK initially by Temple Farming and subsequently T H White, with...

McConnel Shakaerator and Discaerator

When McConnel launched its Shakaerator back in 1977, the unique selling feature was its vibrating ‘Shaker’ system — that, and the design of the cultivator’s soil-loosening legs. Indeed while...