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Kuhn power harrow covers up to 100ha a day

Kuhn power harrow covers up to 100ha a day
Kuhn Farm Machinery’s new 7m HR 7040 R folding power harrow is fitted as standard with an intelligent monitoring system which relays torque and oil temperature data from three gearboxes to the...

Herder’s first self-propelled vehicle

Herder’s first self-propelled vehicle
Well known for its grass verge and ditch maintenance attachments, Dutch manufacturer Herder appears to be developing its first tractor. At least that was our initial thought when we first saw this

Wider Omega drill from Bednar

Wider Omega drill from Bednar
Czech cultivator and drill maker Bednar Farm Machinery will extend its Omega OO L seed drill range upwards at Agritechnica with a new 8m version. Joining the 3m model launched at SIMA earlier this

McCormick prepares for South African adventure

McCormick prepares for South African adventure
Following on from the well-publicised 8,500km journey across Australia two years ago, South Africa is the destination for the second edition of Argo Tractors Xtractor expedition, which starts next

Claas Western partners with Horsch

Claas Western partners with Horsch
Claas Western has partnered with Horsch to offer the company’s full range of cultivators, drills and sprayers through its five branches covering Worcestershire, Warwickshire, Gloucestershire,

Sensor technology reduces rubber track wear

Sensor technology reduces rubber track wear
Rubber tracks and road travel are not a good combination when frictional effects increase the temperature of the rubber, resulting in increased lug wear. Help is at hand in the form of intelligent

Machinery Tests

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...

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?...

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...