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.
It has been a long time coming, but Fendt has finally revealed its new 1000 Series tractor, along with updates to the 700 Series and a complete revamp of its 300 series.
DUE to demand from growers for more integrated information management and connectivity within their precision farming technology, Trimble has come up with an information sharing system which integrates all the various precision farming tools across the entire farm.
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.
Machinery video playlist
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.
Two Lincolnshire contractors have recently pooled resources to share equipment and labour, but only to meet the harvesting requirements of new biogas plants in their area, enabling both to grow their businesses. Geoff Ashcroft reports.
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.
FG Food Guru
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.