To keep on top of its silage workload, one Somerset contractor opted for New Hollands latest flagship forager, the 911hp FR920. Two seasons in, has it lived up to expectations? Geoff Ashcroft finds out.
Famous for its range of high-powered, self-propelled forage harvesters, Krone is on a mission to emphasise that it takes more than just shear brute force and ignorance to chop grass well.
Wiltshire native Ollie Kinch was one of the first UK contractors to purchase a Fendt Katana 85, following the harvesters UK launch in 2015.
For one contractor, offering a precision chop service is possible because of the use of a trailed forage harvester.
During 2018s maize harvest, Robert Tuckwell Partnership (Farmers and Contractors) in Buckinghamshire chopped 2,870 tonnes in 16 hours with a new generation Claas Jaguar 980.
As one of the worst kept secrets in the industry, John Deeres new 9000 Series self-propelled forage harvester range finally breaks cover.
Dee Bank Farm, Mount Road, Leek, Staffordshire,