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Tractor test

In October 2016

MF 7720 DynaVT

There’s a queue of Stage IV models lining up to undergo the profi tractor test over the coming months. Next on our list is Massey Ferguson’s 185hp 7720 DynaVT.

Practical test

In October 2016

Pöttinger Lion/Aerosem drill combi

Earlier this year we tried out the Pöttinger Aerosem 3002 ADD drill and Lion 303.12 power harrow combi in maize mode. The 3m seeding outfit is likely to spend more time, however, establishing cereals and OSR, as tested here.

Driving impression

In October 2016

Hardi Mega mounted sprayer

‘Right up there among the world’s largest mounted sprayers,’ is Hardi’s claim for its new Mega. That means tanks up to 2,200 litres and booms to 28m.

Used machinery

In October 2016

Besson mounted ploughs

Blackgrass and brome. With these two weeds refusing to succumb to traditional chemical killers, many farmers are reverting to the plough as their tillage control method of choice. Looking second-hand? How about a mounted Besson?


In October 2016

Small engine servicing — part I

Whether it be on a petrol-powered bale elevator, chainsaw or strimmer, there can be few more frustrating items on the farm than a small engine that, despite your best endeavours, resolutely refuses to fire.

Last updated: 17.08.2016
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