Machinery news

Trailer weight proposals

Farmers to see tractor weight and speed limit increases

17 October 2014

FARMERS will be given a boost to tractor and trailer weights and speed limits from Spring 2015.

Vaderstad Opus

Flexibility key to latest Vaderstad developments and updates

16 October 2014

A recent visit to Vaderstad’s HQ in Sweden, prior to the Paris International Agri Business show, SIMA, revealed new cultivation equipment and updates to its existing range. Georgina Haigh reports.

Claas Jaguar 900

Jaguar 900 series machines get productivity boost for 2015 season

2 October 2014

Following the launch of Claas’ new Jaguar 800 series self propelled forage harvester for this foraging season, it is now the turn of the Jaguar 900 range for which there will be a number of new features and updates for the 2015 season.

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ATVs and equipment

Polaris Sportsman UTE

Latest Polaris ATV targeted at hill farmers

3 July 2014

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.

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Autos and 4x4s

Range Rover Sport Autobiography Dynamic

'Sporty’ Range Rover blurs lines with flagship models

September 26, 2014

Land Rover’s latest version of the Range Rover Sport no longer misleads with its Sport badging.

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Machinery features

John Deere drill

Metal solution to tackle grass-weeds

17 October 2014

A flexible regime combining direct sown spring crops and low cost mulch seeding in autumn is helping to control grass-weeds and boost margins on a Cambridgeshire farm. Jane Carley reports.

The V1200 header is a temporary replacement until a V1350 arrives and puts the farm back on the path to CTF.

Managing outputs with high capacity operation

13 October 2014

With a 2,000-hectare-plus workload, one Oxfordshire farmer expects full capacity from frontline kit. And the farm’s combine, a Claas Lexion 780TT, is no exception.

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Buyers guides

Pottinger Torro 5100L forage wagon buyers guide

Buyer's Guide: Avoid the pitfalls with used forage wagons

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.

Telehandler buyer's guide

Buyer's Guide: What should be considered when buying second-hand telehandlers?

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.

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