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Väderstad adds Spirit for smaller farmer

Väderstad adds Spirit for smaller farmer
While the working components are all familiar, Väderstad has taken a different approach to the chassis and hopper on a new rigid 3.0m and 4.0m Spirit R models. A mono beam chassis is used to carry the

Self-propelled sprayer from Kverneland

Self-propelled sprayer from Kverneland
Kverneland is back in the self-propelled sprayer game with a skid-unit sourced from Italy and a spray pack from Rau. This unlikely marriage came about from a slightly unconventional route. For ten

Horsch Express heading to Tillage Live

Horsch Express heading to Tillage Live
Designed for intensive seedbed preparation even in very difficult and stony soil conditions, Horsch’s Express 3 KR power harrow and drill combination will be shown to the public for the first time

Fendt remains on top in Germany

Fendt remains on top in Germany
Fendt sold slightly fewer new tractors in Germany last month, but for the first six months of the year managed to consolidate its leading position with 4,117 (4,349 during same period in 2014) new

Great Xpectations realised – John Deere 9RX

Great Xpectations realised – John Deere 9RX
The long wait for official information is over. John Deere released details and pictures of its eagerly-awaited 9RX Series four-track tractors today via a webcast. It’s innovation, not imitation is

Kongskilde to offer ploughs in Europe

Kongskilde to offer ploughs in Europe
Kongskilde is preparing to launch a full range of ploughs for the European market under its own name. Made at the Överum factory, which has been a part of the Kongskilde Group since 1998, the launch

Machinery Tests

Claas Axion 850 Hexashift

The Axion 800 family may have recently grown to include new smaller models, but this month’s tractor test focuses on the flagship of the range — the 184kW/250hp Axion 850. Time to see, then, what...

Fendt 828 Vario

While the 724 and 720 may be Fendt’s bread-and-butter sellers in the UK, the bigger 828 and 939 models are not that far behind. So, having been suitably impressed by the fuel efficiency of the...

Deutz-Fahr 7250 TTV

Deutz-Fahr may not be the biggest player in the UK or Ireland, but the 7-series range is starting to get talked about — a 180-250hp tractor in a relatively lightweight and powerful package. We put...

Used machinery Tests

John Deere 6R tractors

Tractor manufacturers do, at times, make understanding their ranges a challenge. So although the John Deere 6R puts clear green water between itself and the firm’s lower spec 6M series, there are...

Case IH Puma tractors — the long-wheelbase models

With the imminent arrival of Stage IV Case IH Puma tractors, used buyers may well be rubbing their hands at the prospect of falling residuals for the existing Stage IIIB and previous generation...

KRM Bogballe M-Line fertiliser spreaders

Branded KRM, Bogballe fertiliser spreaders have been imported from Denmark by Yorkshire-based Keith Rennie Machinery since 1986 and have since gained a loyal following. Fast forward to 2004, when...