Lamma offers the most complete selection of new machinery at any UK show and has become an important launch platform for manufacturers. Jane Carley previews some of the developments.
Kubota's new 5001 Series will replace M8560 and M9960 models.
New Fastrac 8000 Series tractors use a 70kph continuously variable transmission.
Kioti UK is showing the 93, 103 and 110hp Doosan powered, Korean-built tractors for the first time since the launch of a dedicated sales company on these shores.
JD's 6520R offers maximum 300hp when its 6.8-litre engine is boosted.
Getting unveiled for the first time at a public show will be John Deere’s new 6230R and 6250R tractors. A major feature is the new CommandPro joystick.
Branson Tractors extends its 25 series with the new 60hp 6225 model. The company will also preview the new P series, with 80-110hp models available from spring 2017.
Cayros ploughs range from the three furrow M, to the XS, suitable for tractors up to 380hp.
Toucan Machinery is to show Monosem’s new Monoshox coulter damping system designed to enable a wide range of crops to be sown at accurate depth and spacing when working at higher drilling speeds.
New TopDown models feature TrueCut 470 disc modules, designed for cutting and mixing of soils.
Vaderstad is to introduce a new generation TopDown cultivator in working widths of 3-9m. Updates include a new double SteelRunner packer option, a reinforced frame, new hydraulics and stronger tine arms.
New to the He-Va range of machines is the Crimper Roller, a knife roller to drill through cover crops. In some cover crop mixes the Crimper Roller can cause sufficient damage to kill off the crop without the need to use glyphosate.
Tong Engineering is to showcase the latest model of its market-leading Caretaker mobile grader, featuring the new HMI control system.
JCB's 403 is aimed at pig and poultry units, dairy farms, plant nurseries and equestrian centres.
Hi-Spec's trailed design allows the rear mower to be fitted to a smaller tractor.
The SuperGrab can pick up a stack of four large square bales.