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Claas tractor made of Lego

Claas tractor made of Lego
France’s first agricultural museum, the Musée du Compa, has a new highlight: a full-scale Claas Arion 460 Panoramic tractor built entirely from Lego. Made up of almost 800,000 bricks, including 388

New cab design is a Genius

New cab design is a Genius
Intelligent interior and exterior LED lighting, ultrasonic proximity sensors, a newly-designed joystick and a multi-touch display with graphical interface are just some of the new technologies

Deutz builds three millionth engine

Deutz builds three millionth engine
The three-millionth engine recently left the production line at the Deutz engine factory at Cologne-Porz (an average of around 130,500 a year since the plant opened in June 1993). Another milestone in

Blue McCormicks in Euro Auctions sale

Blue McCormicks in Euro Auctions sale
Euro Auctions is expecting the hammer to fall on over 4,500 lots at its next unreserved plant sale at Leeds which takes place from the tomorrow to Friday. This would make it the auctioneers largest

Flurry of new kit from Joskin

Flurry of new kit from Joskin
Farmers seeking a high-quality spreader with compact dimensions take note; the body height remains at 1.13m for a low centre of gravity in the latest model in Joskin’s Tornado3 range, but the

John Deere celebrates 50-years in the UK and Ireland

John Deere celebrates 50-years in the UK and Ireland
One hundred years of John Deere tractors will be on show at the company’s 50 Celebration & Heritage Event at Langar near Nottingham on September 24 and 25, 2016, when John Deere Limited publicly

Machinery Tests

Deutz-Fahr 6210 CShift

Granted it’s not that long ago since we looked at the Deutz 6180P (06/2014), which uses the same Stage IIIB motor as the 154kW/210hp 6210 CShift featured here. However, we reckon there are...

Deutz-Fahr, John Deere, Kubota and Steyr

This month we plunge into the sub-100hp end of the market and take a look at a mixed bag of four 75hp stockman-style tractors, to see how they compare. Here we focus on the tractors themselves,...

Case IH, Claas, Deutz-Fahr, Fendt, John Deere, Massey Ferguson, McCormick, New Holland, Valtra

A tractor cab is an operator’s office, where many will spend more time than they do back at home. So we decided to compare nine different makes and models — to see what they are like for access,...

Used machinery Tests

Massey Ferguson 7600 series tractors

Massey Ferguson 7600 tractors started arriving in mid-2012, initially with four models (7619 to 7624) spanning 185 to 235hp with either Dyna-6 semi-powershift or Dyna-VT stepless transmissions, ahead...

McCormick XTX/TTX tractors

Here we take a look at buying used McCormick XTX tractors, focusing mainly on the Italian-built XTX145, XTX165 and later XTX185 simply because these are now the most readily available. We also touch...

John Deere AMS GreenStar system

John Deere Agricultural Management Solutions, AMS, was introduced back in 2001. Some 15 years on, AMS has matured to the point where it is more likely than not that new mid-range and up tractors,...