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Zetor tractor loaders…. made in Sweden

Zetor tractor loaders…. made in Sweden
The Czech tractor maker has once again partnered with Ålö for its latest range of tractor loaders. Known as the ZQ range, Zetor says the new models provide better visibility from the cab, 20cm...

Green light for Deere & Kramer

Green light for Deere & Kramer
The antitrust authorities have approved the July-announced collaboration between John Deere and Kramer. Under the strategic alliance, Kramer compact wheel loaders, telescopic wheel loaders and

McConnel’s first self-propelled sprayer

McConnel’s first self-propelled sprayer
The firm’s first self-propelled crop sprayer will be previewed on Kverneland Ireland’s stand at this week’s Irish National Ploughing championships. Sourced from Alamo Group Europe sister company

Vermeer develops self-propelled round baler

Vermeer develops self-propelled round baler
Called the ZR5, the prototype unveiled at this week’s Husker Harvest Days (Nebraska/US), features a cab positioned over the suspended front axle (patent pending) for a smoother ride, and a...

Festive facelift for the Comprima

Festive facelift for the Comprima
It is 40 years since Krone introduced its first round baler, the KR 180 in 1977, and to celebrate the occasion the modern-day Comprima models have been given a facelift. The revamp, which includes new

Kemper busts forage maize stalks

Kemper busts forage maize stalks
The maize worm or corn borer is fast becoming a serious problem in many European countries, including Germany, where it is believed to be the number one pest in maize silage crops. Causing yield and

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...