Machinery news

A Kotte slurry tanker equipped with NIR manure sensing

Precision manure application offers environmental and economic benefits

31 July 2014

Precise application of slurry and AD plant biodigestate, according to pre-determined crop nutrient requirements or legal limits, is now possible using near infrared (NIR) sensor technology.

Case IH Farmall C

More model choice with cleaner and leaner Case IH Farmall Cs

31 July 2014

Case IH has expanded and upgraded its Farmall C range to include six new four-cylinder models from 58hp to 107hp.

Claas Arion 400 tractor series

Claas updates sub-140hp tractor ranges including Arion 400 series

17 July 2014

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.

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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

Kia KX-4

Latest Sportage offering boosts performance

24 July 2014

Kia has updated its popular Sportage model for 2014, hoping to maintain sales momentum with its popular 4x4.

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Machinery features

New Holland

New Holland adds updates to existing combine portfolio

31 July 2014

?New Holland has made major changes to its combine ranges, including the introduction of the CR10.90 which is claimed to be the world’s highest capacity rotary combine harvester. Andy Collings reports.


LammaXchange - a new way to buy and sell farm machinery

25 July 2014

Want to buy or sell farm machinery and equipment? LammaXchange, the easy-to-use and effective website from the team behind LAMMA Show, allows you to sell, search for and buy any sort of farm kit quickly, easily and cost-effectively.

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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.

FG Food Guru

James food guru

Food Guru: Sirloin steak sandwiches with smoky relish Video

24 July 2014

For July’s FG Food Guru, machinery editor, James Rickard has taken advantage of the sunshine by setting up an impressive barbeque on a nearby farm to bring us sirloin steak sandwiches with smoky relish.

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