The Claas Tucano combine harvester range has received some major changes for the 2015 harvest, not least the introduction of a new range-topping hybrid model. Andy Collings reports.
FARMERS are being reminded of the importance of timing when using the Annual Investment Allowance (AIA).
Massey Ferguson has updated its small and mid-range Activa S and Beta combine ranges with new features including revised cabs, more power and improved access. James Rickard reports from Agco’s combine factory in Italy.
Having been on the market for two years now, we check out Kvernelands latest 150 plough, now with hydraulic vary-width capability. James Rickard puts it to the test in-field.
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
Kia has updated its popular Sportage model for 2014, hoping to maintain sales momentum with its popular 4x4.
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With the need for improved weed control the plough is firmly back in vogue. The latest models take advantage of the extra horsepower and new technology available on modern tractors.
Good ploughing practice can alleviate compaction and produce a weed-free foundation for the finest of seedbeds. But it is a practice which needs attention to detail when it comes to plough set-up, as two growers explain to Geoff Ashcroft.
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.