Leicestershire farmers Watson Haynes took the plunge last year when the business replaced a Case IH Puma 160 CVX with a Claas Arion 660 CMatic CIS+. But has it met the farms expectations? Simon Henley went to find out.
Maximising machine use to make the most of an investment is often a priority for most machinery buyers. But one Wiltshire farming business has taken this thinking to the next level.
A change in machinery policy has led Stafford Proctor and Sid Mann, of Long Sutton-based Proctor Bros, to buy two John Deere track layer tractors. Alex Heath finds out more
John Deeres 6M high-visibility range of tractors represents a new element in the companys 90hp-120hp line-up, an increasingly popular sector of the UK market. Simon Henley visits a Warwickshire salad grower to see how the new tractors are performing.
With a keen eye on technology, one Yorkshire grower is making the most of a drone to pin-point areas of crop for spot-treatment, with applications precisely targeted thanks to individual nozzle control.
Boasting 100 tonnes per hour with only 1 per cent losses, one of the most highly anticipated recent combine developments has to be John Deeres new X9. We caught up with the machine in action.
Featuring dramatic new styling, the 6120M from John Deere has a lot to offer on paper and should appeal to a wide range of farm types. To see how it stands up to various tasks on a mixed farm, Alex Heath put it to work.
Representing more than just a facelift, we get under the skin of John Deeres latest generation 7R tractor series. We find out more with a test drive.
Following its European introduction at the Agritechnica show last year, we take an in-depth look at John Deeres latest four-track, tractor model, the 8RX.
Chosen for its mechanical simplicity and generous output, a Multidrive M420 is earning its keep for one farming business, as Geoff Ashcroft reports.
Dee Bank Farm, Mount Road, Leek, Staffordshire,