Machinery news

Goweil G1-F125 fixed chamber round baler

Goweil to enter round baler market

30 October 2014

It has been quite a year for round baler developments with Lely Welger launching its continuous round baler, Vicon ...

Emily Pick and Go bale un-roller

Emily Pick & Go bale unroller

30 October 2014

Attachment manufacturer Emily has launched a round bale unroller which can be loaded and operated by one worker.

Vicon 2600 Series bale wrapper

Vicon updates its range of round bale wrappers

30 October 2014

In an effort to simplify and make its 2600 Series self-loading round bale wrappers more reliable, Vicon has introduced a hydraulic film cut and hold mechanism.

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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

Valtra user story

Flexibility key to contractor's tractor buying decisions

24 October 2014

For Essex contractors Gardners, having four- and six-cylinder tractors in the fleet gives a reassuring level of flexibility and back-up, plus the added bonus of common parts from the same make. Jane Carley reports.

New Holland methane powered tractor

New Holland’s methane powered tractor explained

23 October 2014

New Holland is continuing its work on alternative fuels, concentrating on methane power rather than hydrogen, which it initially looked at as a new sustainable fuel source.

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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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