British farmers spent around £1.9 billion on farm equipment in 2013 and a similar level of expenditure in 2014 looks likely, is the message from the Agricultural Engineers Association (AEA). Tractors
The ability to monitor machinery performance in the field – what it’s doing, where it’s doing it and whether its doing it at all - while sitting in the farm office does have its controversial...
Claas has completely overhauled its Disco disc mower range and now offers an initially bewildering array of 28 trailed and mounted models. With working widths that range from 2.6m up to 9.1m, the new
From 2015, the Claas Disco mower range will be fitted with the company’s Max Cut, mower bed. Produced at the Claas factory in Bad Saulgau, Germany, the new beds are formed from two pieces of steel
John Deere’s new mid-chassis 3R Series (3033R, 3038R, 3045R) and large-chassis 4R Series (4049R and 4066R) compact tractors are powered by three- or four-cylinder Yanmar diesel engines from 33 to
New Holland’s Roll-Belt 150 and 180 variable chamber balers can now be equipped with a system designed to transfer the incoming crop directly from the pick-up to the bale chamber –a system which is
Fullwood’s automatic cow-segregation gate systems allows dairy farmers to quickly and easily separate individual cows, or for the whole herd to be redirected or split into user-defined groups for
British farmers consider boom stability to be at the top of their wish-list when buying a new sprayer. This is the message from independent market research commissioned by Vicon, where the views of
New Holland’s mid-range combine harvesters – the five straw walker CX5000 and six straw walker CX6000 ranges - have received updates which the company says have resulted in increased capacity and
A new range of Landini tractor loaders has been introduced as the result of a pan-European agreement between Argo Tractors, the manufacturer of Landini products, and French loader specialist Manip’.
Dutch-firm Zuidberg Tracks has developed a track set for front and rear mounting on articulated tractors such as the John Deere 9R, the New Holland T9 and the Case Steiger. Supplied in the original
Claas describes its latest Cargos 8000 forage wagon as a dual purpose unit, the pick-up and chopping unit having a quick removal system and a blanking plate enabling it to be used as a trailer. The
Latest incarnations the Axial Flow get more muscle and redesigned rotors in a bid to up output. Like other combine manufacturers, Case IH is continually chasing capacity to make its mark in the
In the continuing race to meet the latest emissions rules, Case IH has once more revamped its Magnum range. When the heavy cultivations carthorse was first launched in 1987 the biggest model pumped
Added to support the wired digital camera system already available from Sparex, the new wireless digital reversing camera (product reference 28801) is suitable for fitting to any make or model of
Althoguh Uk and Irish farmers are still cracking on with harvest 2014, Massey Ferguson has its revamped combine range with new cabs, engines and features designed to improve machine output for next
JCB has secured an order for more than 1,000 machines from A-Plant, one of the UK’s leading plant hire companies. Worth £35 million, the order consists mainly of mini and midi excavators and...