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Green combines get performance boost

Green combines get performance boost
Built to take over from the rotary S600 Series combines introduced in 2012, one of the headline features of the new for 2018 S700 Series models is the option of Deere’s latest variant of its

Variable chamber news from Deere

Variable chamber news from Deere
Available for the 2018 season, the all-new John Deere V400 Series variable chamber round balers will replace the existing 800 and 900 models. Completely re-styled, key features include a stronger,

Harvest Promise from Deere

Harvest Promise from Deere
John Deere and participating dealers have introduced a new Harvest Promise programme for its combines. Offering the promise of a back-up combine, free of charge, if essential parts are not delivered

John Deere gears up for harvest 18

John Deere gears up for harvest 18
John Deere has launched its new for 2018 S700 combine models with the option of it latest version of its established ICA interactive combine adjustment system. Labelled ICA2, this considerably

Hannover debut for new Claas Scorpions

Hannover debut for new Claas Scorpions
We knew they were coming, but can now confirm Claas will launch a new and extended model range of Scorpion telehandlers at Agritechnica, in November. Developed together with its new partner Liebherr,

Krone releases maize header for other brands

Krone releases maize header for other brands
Growing interest from the forage harvester market is behind Krone’s decision to make its variable width EasyCollect forage maize header available for use with Claas, John Deere and New Holland SPFH.

Machinery Tests

Case IH Quadtrac 620 and John Deere 9620 RX

From the mainstream makers these are the most powerful tractors of our time — one with 25 years’ experience, the other being a relative newbie to this market. Anything to choose between them?...

Lining up more than 3,300hp:

We’ve been able to muster all of today’s most powerful tractors from the leading manufacturers. Wheeled, articulated and rubber tracks — all the bases are covered for these titans to show off...

Fendt 312 Vario:

Fendt has switched engine breeds, with its 300 series tractors now using in-house AGCO Power motors in place of the more familiar Deutz unit. To find out if this change of heart makes much difference...

Used machinery Tests

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...

Vicon RotaFlow RO-EDW weigh-cell fertiliser spreaders:

First launched in 1990, the twin-disc Vicon RotaFlow fertiliser spreader range was offered with weigh cells from 1997. This means there’s now a good number of RO-EDW models available on the used...

Claas Lexion 700 series combines:

When Claas launched its new-for-2011 Lexion 600 and 700 models, the main changes over the outgoing 500 and 600 combines were the cab, the new performance enhancing CEMOS ‘optimisation system' and...