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New double-clutch transmission for Schäffer 9660T

New double-clutch transmission for Schäffer 9660T
18.09.2014:
Schäffer’s 9660T articulated wheel loader attracted a lot of attention at the last Agritechnica. Shown in concept form, it was not long before the first of the 11t machines, which lifts 5t to a
 

Strautmann entry-level self-propelled mixer wagon

Strautmann entry-level self-propelled mixer wagon
17.09.2014:
IT is not just larger European dairy farms with many hundreds and often several thousands of animals that are keen to invest in a self-propelled mixer wagon. According to Strautmann, so too are
 

Clearer & quicker insight into robotic herd performance

Clearer & quicker insight into robotic herd performance
16.09.2014:
Fullwood has launched a new software programme designed to improve and simplify herd management protocols by providing its Merlin robot customers with key milking, yield and operational data in an
 

Electric tool carrier nearly ready for first field tests

Electric tool carrier nearly ready for first field tests
16.09.2014:
First reported by Profi earlier this year, the Multi Tool Trac prototype was one of the big attractions at the recently-held Agro Techniek Holland (ATH) machinery show. Developed with input from seven
 

Self-propelled Kverneland sprayer at Dutch show

Self-propelled Kverneland sprayer at Dutch show
15.09.2014:
Kverneland used last week’s Agro Techniek Holland machinery show to complete its sprayer line up with the self-propelled iXdrive. Developed in Nieuw Vennep, and the result of marrying the largest
 

First triple auger mixer wagons from Kuhn

First triple auger mixer wagons from Kuhn
12.09.2014:
The details are limited, and it is not yet listed in the catalogue, but Kuhn Farm Machinery’s trailed Euromix I mixer wagon Series will soon include the company’s first triple auger versions....

Machinery Tests

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...
 

Tractor test: Fendt Vario 516

Fendt may have reintroduced the 500 name, but the firm’s latest mid-hp line is a very different beast to the 500-series that ceased production 15 years ago. The four-model family spans 125-155hp and...
 

Transport testing gets the green light

Many modern tractors spend about half of their time on the road, so clearly it would be useful to know how the various makes and models compare at this important application. With this in mind we’ve...

Used machinery Tests

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...
 

Krone BiG X 700, 850 and 1100 foragers

It’s been a long time coming — the used BiG X. First featured in this magazine way back in 2000, it’s only relatively recently that numbers of Krone’s forage harvester in the UK have reached a...
 

Claas Tucano combines

Introduced for harvest 2008, the Claas Tucano range originally comprised two five-walker models — the 320 and 430 APS — and two six-walker combines, the 440 APS and 450 APS. The two larger...
     
 

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