Lemken Rubin vs Rubin
Same name but a subtly different game. In this practical test a 3m wide mounted Lemken Rubin 12/300 U disc cultivator takes on a 4m wide semi-mounted Rubin 12/400 KUA across a range of different soil and crop residue conditions.
Whereas mounting a mower on the mowing tractor’s nose was once something of an oddity, today it has pretty much become the norm ... particularly for those operators seeking the highest crop downing outputs. No surprise, then, that most manufacturers now offer a front mower option.
Suck ‘n’ blow
Joskin Volumetra 14500D slurry tanker:
When it was launched in 2013 the Volumetra name referred to the fact that the slurry tanker utilised a volumetric lobe or spiral pump. Since then the range has grown. We spread 1,500m3 of the sloppy stuff with a 14500D