Honda is to introduce four new bikes to its ATV line-up next year. To find out more about the firm’s latest developments, and to see what else is up its sleeve, Emily Padfield travelled to its South Carolina factory.
Now in its second year, CropTec has become the place to be for sprayer operators to test drive and compare the latest machines. James Rickard looks at some of the crowd pullers.
It looks as though the battle to produce a commercially viable non-stop round baler continues, as Vicon enters the fray with its latest development.
Billed as the ultimate loader tractor, we were keen to find out if Massey Ferguson’s claims regarding its 5600 Series were justified. James Rickard puts one to the test on-farm.
ATVs and equipment
New utility ATVs from BRP add farm work capability to their rider-focused designs. Jane Carley tries out two of its latest machines.
Autos and 4x4s
Mercedes’ answer to the Audi Q3 is this new compact crossover, the GLA, which has been spun from the German maker’s A-class platform.
Machinery video playlist
Longstanding Lamma exhibitors added something a bit different to their show stand in 2013 - a twin-rotor flail head - which has found favour with contractors. Jane Carley reports.
Until this year’s Cereals Event, the name Bednar was not one most UK farmers will have been familiar with, yet this Czech Republic-based cultivation equipment manufacturer, which has signed up Knight Farm Machinery as its UK importer, has set its sights on gaining a major slice of the UK market.
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.