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Tractor test

In March 2016

Nine cabs compared

What are they like to climb in and out of? Is there enough room for my sandwich box? And where’s the best place for my mobile? We seek to answer these questions, and others, in our nine-tractor comparison of cabs from Case IH, Claas, Deutz, Fendt, JD, MF, New Holland and Valtra.

Practical test

In March 2016

Grimme GL 430/GB 430 potato planters — part II

In the February issue we assessed the performance of our two Grimme planters, whereas in March we move on to look at how easy they are to set up and operate.

Driving impression

In March 2016

Claas Lexion 780 TT

A whole raft of changes are introduced on the Lexion combine line-up for harvest 2016. Here we focus on the family flagship, the 780 TT, along with its new Stage IV-compliant Mercedes motor, bigger 13.5m3 grain tank and 4D cleaning system.

Samson PGV 20 tanker

The choice of a vacuum pump or centrifugal pump, a 12m wide shallow injector and soil-friendly floatation running gear — the Samson PGV 20 tanker and TD 12 injector appears to have all the spec bases covered.

Used machinery

In March 2016

John Deere Greenstar

Taking the second-hand route into precision farming technology must be littered with pitfalls just waiting to catch out the unwary. That might be the predominant view, but, with care, buying used precision kit can be a cost-effective option.

Last updated: 20.01.2016
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