As the buzz around electrification of farm machines marches on, the latest manufacturer to join the fray is JCB with its 525-60E telehandler. To see what the battery powered loader is capable of, Alex Heath put it to work on
JCB is forging ahead with the development of alternatives to diesel engines with the Staffordshire-based manufacturer believing hydrogen is the future fuel for combustion engines. Alex Heath finds out more.
Farming with the environment at the forefront of planning and decision making can have economic and practical benefits, suggests one Aberdeenshire farmer. Alex Heath looks at the technology employed on the farm.
Having waited nearly four years after the launch of its largest pivot steer telehandler, JCB has given the TM420 the ‘S’ treatment, following in the footsteps of the TM320S.
Featuring a new cab with lower noise levels, greater comfort and dramatically improved overhead visibility, JCB’s latest Series III Loadalls promised many improvements. But do these improvements actually make a difference? Simon Henley visits a dairy farm in Somerset to find out.
Dee Bank Farm, Mount Road, Leek, Staffordshire,