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Entry-level Topcon control console from LH Agro

Entry-level Topcon control console from LH Agro
The appointment of LH Agro as the sole official UK distributor of Topcon Agriculture precision farming equipment (effective April 1) coincides with the launch of the X23, an entry-level touchscreen

Belarus close to launching diesel-electric tractor

Belarus close to launching diesel-electric tractor
At the 2009 Agritechnica Belarus previewed the 3023, a 295hp tractor that not only generated enough electricity to propel the wheels, but also power an optional electric front PTO. It all went

Överum’s next generation CX plough

Överum’s next generation CX plough
Launched in 1995, the latest version of Överum’s CX fully mounted reversible plough is still produced at the Swedish factory in Småland, and like the previous version continues to be available in

600 new jobs at JCB

600 new jobs at JCB
Unprecedented global demand for JCB equipment will see the company create 600 new jobs in the next three months – with 200 available for immediate start. A healthy order book at the

190 years for Kuhn

190 years for Kuhn
Little could Joseph Kuhn have known that when he opened a village forge 190 years ago in 1828 he laid the foundations of the Kuhn Group, which last year recorded a turnover of around one billion

John Deere to acquire King Agro

John Deere to acquire King Agro
Deere & Company has signed a definitive agreement to acquire King Agro, a family-owned manufacturer of carbon fibre technology products. With headquarters in Valencia, Spain and a production facility

Machinery Tests

Massey Ferguson 5713SL

At first glance there seems to be no difference between the Massey Ferguson 5613 (profi 07/15) and the firm’s latest 5713SL — apart from the SL’s Stage IV engine. Look a little closer, however,...

New Holland T7.315 Auto Command:

There’s no point beating around the bush: the New Holland T7 HD, Case IH Optum and Steyr Terrus are more or less identical tractors. Which is as good a reason as any to take a more detailed look at...

Valtra N134 Versu

Following in the formidable shadow of T series, Valtra has introduced a revamped ‘N’ with the same modern cab plus a Stage IV engine perched out front. We take a look at the 99kW/135hp (maximum...

Used machinery Tests

Pöttinger Europrofi L silage wagon

Introduced in the UK in 2004 to replace the similarly sized Pöttinger 1, 2 and 3 wagons, the Europrofi 4000L, 4500 L and 5000L have since become popular buys on the used market. Here’s what to...

Väderstad RexiusTwin RST cultivator press

Väderstad can supply pretty much everything to rebuild a long-in-the-tooth RexiusTwin to ‘as new’ condition — a job that may not be cheap but could well be viable. The trick is to know exactly...

Maschio DM power harrows

DM power harrows have been on sale in the UK since 1986, leading to wide availability on the used market. Not only that, but prospective purchasers can take heart from the fact that parts support for...