Machinery news

Shelbourne Reynolds FWS header trailer

New trailer design improves safety and speed of wide combine header transport

15 September 2014

WITH manoeuvrability and safety issues associated with transporting combine cutterbars coming under scrutiny as they get ever wider, header trailer manufacturer Shelbourne Reynolds has introduced three new all-wheel steer variants at the top-end of its range.

MF Global Series tractors

Massey Ferguson going Global with flexible spec tractor

11 September 2014

A modular design to meet multiple market requirements is the design mantra behind Massey Ferguson’s new utility tractor. James Rickard finds out more about the new Global Series.


Pottinger adds to grassland line-up with own-produced round balers

9 September 2014

While Pottinger had plenty of updates across its entire range of machines, it was the revealing of a new round baler line-up which stole the show at its latest event. James Rickard reports.

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On Test

MF 6600 series tractor test

Silaging duties reveal capabilities of new MF 6600 series Video

16 September 2014

With not one, but two tractors from the same range to test, with different specs, we got the opportunity to give Massey Ferguson’s new 6600 tractor series a thorough evaluation. James Rickard put them through their paces.

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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

Citroen Berlingo HDi90 XTR+

Berlingo goes where no van has gone before

28 August 2014

CITROEN’S face-lifted Berlingo range continues to include the enhanced traction model known as the XTR+.

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Machinery features

Flexibility showcased at Tillage Live

September 19, 2014

Manufacturers at the Tillage Live event responded to unpredictable establishment conditions facing farmers with a range of equipment designed or adapted to be more flexible and capable of working in min-till regimes or on plough where inversion tillage has been brought back into the rotation. Jane Carley reports.

Combine telematics

Mapping out the future using combine telemetry

5 September 2014

Thanks to the latest in telemetry technology, available for tractors, combines and various other pieces of machinery, users can now make better use of yield maps to increase and make crop production more efficient.

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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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