Following on from its recent tractor launches of larger tractors, Claas is now concentrating on its sub-140hp machines with revamped Arion 400 and Elios ranges. James Rickard reports.
Latest event launches
The Royal Highland Show never disappoints when it comes to machinery launches and this year was no exception.
With a range of machines offering working widths from 2.8 metres up to 6m, Farmers Guardian puts Great Plains’ SLD 460 subsoiling cultivator to the test.
ATVs and equipment
Not only has 2014 included the introduction of their Sportsman 570 Forest and Sportsman UTE but Polaris are also celebrating their 60th anniversary of all-terrain vehicle production.
Autos and 4x4s
You may not have noticed, but SsangYong’s Rexton W has returned to the market with the latest EU5-spec emissions-compliant diesel engine now installed.
Machinery video playlist
Two Lincolnshire contractors have recently pooled resources to share equipment and labour, but only to meet the harvesting requirements of new biogas plants in their area, enabling both to grow their businesses. Geoff Ashcroft reports.
Not stepping on other contractors toes, not taking on more work than you can handle; many long-established contractors could learn a thing or two from one young Lancashire-based contractor. James Rickard reports.
If you have ever considered a forage wagon but were put off by the purchase price, then perhaps a second hand model could be a cost effective option. Geoff Ashcroft sought some buying tips from Pottinger’s Barry Humphreys.
Considering the purchase of a used telehandler? Expert John Craig of dealers Townson Tractors tells Jane Carley what to look out for and what to avoid.