Machinery news

Claas Atos Series tractor

Plenty of machinery developments at Italian show

20 November 2014

With more than 1,800 exhibitors, the Bologna fairgrounds at last week’s Italian EIMA International farm machinery show were brimming to capacity. Steven Vale joined the 200,000 visitors to provide a flavour of the highlights from the 41st edition of the popular show.

Amazone ZA-TS fertiliser spreader

Modular design offers plenty of variation

14 November 2014

With a new modular design offering hopper capacities from 1,700-4,200 litres, Amazone has expanded its line-up of ZA-TS fertiliser spreaders.

Twose TP540C VFR hedgecutter

Twose takes the neck ache out of hedgecutting

13 November 2014

?Twose has entered the variable forward reach (VFR) arm market with a new 5.4-metre model which, the firm claims, delivers greater comfort, visibility and safety.

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On Test

Valtra T4 tractor series

Latest generation Valtra T Series gets wider appeal Video

14 November 2014

Following a six year development project and 40,000 hours of testing, Valtra has finally overhauled its tractor portfolio beginning with the introduction of a new generation T Series. To get to grips with these new tractors, James Rickard tried out several variants at its launch.

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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

Nissan Qashqai Tekna 1.6dCi

More space and practicality offered by latest Qashqai

30 October 2014

A new design and some grown-up dynamics are helping the latest Nissan Qashqai continue where its predecessor left off.

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Machinery features

Overall winner of best new product or innovation and winner of best new environmental product or innovation

Innovation shines through at Lamma

20 November 2014

New products and innovations are at the heart of the Lamma Show. Geoff Ashcroft reviews those who were presented with awards at the 2014 Lamma event.

Kuhn power harrow combination drill

Combination drill eases seeding workload for East Lothian arable farm

14 November 2014

With variable soil types, an unpredictable local climate and testing topography, successfully drilling crops on time is one of farm manager Gary Sands’ biggest headaches. Farmers Guardian reports.

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Buyer's 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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