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Visit the UK’s leading indoor agricultural event, with eleven packed halls of the very latest in agricultural machinery and equipment. Now at the NEC, Birmingham this is free to attend and free to park.
For one farm, a brace of combi-drills from Alpego are proving invaluable at getting crops into the ground in challenging conditions, be it from varying soil types or temperamental weather. Alex Heath finds out more.
Delayed drilling is known to be a major tool in the armoury against black-grass, but frustrated in his search for a machine to perform on wet or heavy land, one landowner has developed his own. Jane Carley reports.
To supplement three JCB telehandlers, one Devonshire hay and straw merchant opted for a brace of JCB Fastrac 4220’s carrying colour-coded Quicke 6M loaders. Geoff Ashcroft finds out if the investment has proved worthwhile.
Four-cylinder ‘pocket rockets’ are now prevalent on many farms, however, the first to break the 200hp mark was the 6718S from Massey Ferguson. Alex Heath speaks to a Staffordshire farmer who is making use of the high power to weight ratio tractor.
Turning 20 years old is a major milestone for any machine production run, not least in the fast-paced world of forage harvesters. However, for Krone’s Big X range, the original concept has stood the test of time.