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LAMMA 17: Bung the dung

LAMMA 17: Bung the dung
20.01.2017:
There was something of a theme among the muckspreader manufacturers at LAMMA. Rear- discharge machines are getting bigger. One of the contributors to this trend is Suffolk-based Richard Western, which

LAMMA 17: Semi-mount from Spain

LAMMA 17: Semi-mount from Spain
20.01.2017:
Celebrating its first anniversary as the UK importer of Ovlac ploughs, Halse South West is now shipping in semi-mounted variants from the Spanish manufacturer. Previously the sole focus of Halse and

LAMMA 17: Filling the gap

LAMMA 17: Filling the gap
19.01.2017:
Suffolk-based A H Engineering is launching a family of Hi-Cap muckspreaders that effectively fills the gap between the firm’s smaller VB vertical beater and SD spinning disc machines. Like the VBs,

LAMMA 17: Straight into stubble

LAMMA 17: Straight into stubble
19.01.2017:
Working down to a maximum depth of 300mm, the AgriWeld ASL soil loosener enables a power harrow drill combination to sow straight into stubble. The East Yorkshire firm offers both 3m and 4m versions

LAMMA 17: Pivot-steer lands … at last

LAMMA 17: Pivot-steer lands … at last
19.01.2017:
Manitou is back in the bend-in-the-middle loader game. On its stand at LAMMA the French firm had a prototype version of its latest MLA handler after an absence from the market of some four to five

LAMMA 17: No sinking this Titan

LAMMA 17: No sinking this Titan
19.01.2017:
Large-scale livestock farms and contractors are the target customers for Teagle Machinery’s latest additions to its Titan muckspreader range. In design the new Titan 15 and 17 models are essentially

LAMMA 17: Stack ‘em high

LAMMA 17: Stack ‘em high
19.01.2017:
Looking to make maximum use of your straw shed space? Then South Yorkshire firm Philip Watkins reckons to have the answer. When fitted to, say, a JCB Farm Master 416/418 loading shovel, the Watkins

LAMMA 17: High-speed stock hauler

LAMMA 17: High-speed stock hauler
19.01.2017:
Ferrying cattle from A to B in double-quick time is the primary function of this high-speed, self-lowering stock trailer from Essex-based HM Trailers. Though not immediately obvious, HM reckons one of

LAMMA 17: Look out for Lindner

LAMMA 17: Look out for Lindner
18.01.2017:
Already sold in Ireland through Co Dublin-based Plant Systems, Austrian tractor maker Lindner is now looking for a distributor and/or dealers to promote its wares in England, Scotland and Wales. Why

LAMMA 17: Manitech lands in UK

LAMMA 17: Manitech lands in UK
18.01.2017:
We have seen the Manitech range of budget loading shovels at the Irish Ploughing but this is their first appearance at a UK show. With the running gear designed in Japan and the rest of the gubbins

LAMMA 17: Orbital back around

LAMMA 17: Orbital back around
18.01.2017:
Since Alltech’s aqusition of Keenan last year, there have been some big changes in the company’s product offering, not least the addition of a vertical auger tub mixer to the line-up. But...

LAMMA 17: Western hydraulic suspension

LAMMA 17: Western hydraulic suspension
18.01.2017:
Trailer tech is getting ever more sophisticated especially in the suspension department. Having been fitting running gear with the option of air-bags for a number of years, Richard Western is now

UK tractor registrations – lowest level for a decade

UK tractor registrations – lowest level for a decade
17.01.2017:
Registrations of agricultural tractors (50hp+) reached 10,602 units in the UK last year, reports the AEA. A decrease of 2.2% on 2015 levels of 10,842, and the lowest annual unit total for more than a

NAAC welcomes new chief executive

NAAC welcomes new chief executive
17.01.2017:
Duncan Russell is the new chief executive of the National Association of Agricultural Contractors (NAAC). Responsible for driving the organisation forward and ensuring that it takes a proactive role

Blue Force book and charity tractor run

Blue Force book and charity tractor run
16.01.2017:
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the production of the first Ford tractor, and to celebrate the occasion Blue Force has published a 528-page book dedicated to the tractor models made during

New range of SlurryKat low loaders

New range of SlurryKat low loaders
13.01.2017:
Suitable for a range of different applications, including excavator/wheeled loader transport, bale handling and even shifting vegetable boxes, SlurryKat’s new range of low loaders currently comprises

Alpego UK adds Italian-made ploughs

Alpego UK adds Italian-made ploughs
12.01.2017:
Alpego UK’s search for a plough to complete the product portfolio for the UK and ROI is over. The company has partnered with Italian firm Moro Aratri to sell a range of Alpego Moro ploughs from the 5

Simpler hydraulics for latest Stubble Master

Simpler hydraulics for latest Stubble Master
11.01.2017:
Spearhead Machinery is bringing the latest version of the Stubble Master rotary mulcher to LAMMA next week. New features include strengthened hinge connections between the decks, improved rear axle

Tipping trailer and slurry tanker combi

Tipping trailer and slurry tanker combi
10.01.2017:
German trailer manufacturer Krampe has developed a system that allows two different bodies be to fitted to the same trailer chassis. The running gear, which comes from the firm’s Roadrunner DA 3, can

Knife roller slices through surface residues

Knife roller slices through surface residues
09.01.2017:
Weaving Machinery’s new CropChop knife roller is designed to bruise and crush plants, when drilling through dense cover crops and standing crop residues. Comprising two 380mm-diametre rollers fitted

JCB secures massive New Year US Army order

JCB secures massive New Year US Army order
06.01.2017:
JCB has started 2017 by winning the second biggest single order in its 71-year history – a $142-million deal to supply the US Army with a fleet of more than 1,600 new 527-58M rough terrain forklifts.

Multiple British orders for Vredo muck spreaders

Multiple British orders for Vredo muck spreaders
06.01.2017:
Vredo has received orders for 14 machines in the UK, the first time in 40 years the Dutch firm has delivered so many machines to so few customers. Anglian Water has ordered seven VT4556 Tebbe muck

Maschio boosts power harrow HP

Maschio boosts power harrow HP
05.01.2017:
The latest HD gearboxes fitted to Maschio’s latest power harrows has allowed tractor power to be increased to 300hp in the Orso, 400hp in the Toro and 550hp in the Jumbo. The new gearboxes, which...

Fully-automated round baler option

Fully-automated round baler option
04.01.2017:
Kuhn Farm Machinery has upgraded its largest fixed chamber round baler – the FB 3135 – with the introduction of a fully automated version which features automatic chamber opening, closing and

Business is booming at Cheffins

Business is booming at Cheffins
03.01.2017:
Cheffins sold over £34m-worth of tractors and second-hand agricultural machinery last year. The top five five most expensive lots were £91,000 for a 2012 Case 7120 Axial Flow combine harvester;

Horsch partners with two Claas dealers

Horsch partners with two Claas dealers
02.01.2017:
Horsch UK has partnered with two Claas UK dealership groups to provide its full range of cultivators, drills and sprayers to farmers across East Anglia and the South East. Effective from January 1,
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