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Super cool pick-up from Arctic Trucks

Super cool pick-up from Arctic Trucks
Head-turning looks, smooth ride, excellent pick-up performance in the most extreme conditions. What's not to like about the Isuzu D-Max Arctic Trucks AT35? Price would be a reasonable starting point

25 years for JCB Fastrac

25 years for JCB Fastrac
JCB’s Fastrac is the only tractor to have featured twice on the BBC Top Gear programme, and in 2006, an 8250 capable of 105kph (65mph) got the high-geared JCB Dieselmax underway during the start-up

Kuhn adds 4m Espro min till drill

Kuhn adds 4m Espro min till drill
KUHN Farm Machinery has expanded its range of minimum tillage seed drills with a 4-metre foldable version of its Espro. In common with its larger 6m (6000 R) sibling, the 4000 R uses two rows of

Pöttinger builds new global spare parts centre

Pöttinger builds new global spare parts centre
Pöttinger has invested heavily in its manufacturing plants in recent years to meet the requirements of an international market and increasing expectations in the agricultural technology sector.

Claas invests in digital future

Claas invests in digital future
Claas is building a new £multi-million electronics development centre to house its E-Systems subsidiary established in 2014. Located on a 5ha site in the town of Dissen, Germany, over 150 employees

ZF develops ‘Innovation Tractor’

ZF develops ‘Innovation Tractor’
Many of the intelligent camera safety systems, automatic implement hitching and electric drive techniques previewed at last year’s Agritechnica were developed by ZF, and this company has now packaged

Machinery Tests

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,...

Massey Ferguson 6616 Dyna-6 tractor

With the introduction of the 6600 range in 2013, Massey Ferguson made its mid-range model numbering more intuitive, with the heavier duty four-cylinders falling under the one umbrella. The options...

Used machinery Tests

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,...

Amazone UF 1501 and UF 1801 mounted sprayers

Arguably the biggest hurdle facing buyers of a used sprayer has shifted from condition and the ability to do the job to ensuring you secure a machine with the right specification. Amazone mounted UF...