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