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.
In a review, annual machinery and labour costs ranged from £288 to £593 per hectare across the farms, which measured from 97 to 1,278 ha. Machinery accounted for 25 to 30 per cent of the farms’ wheat growing costs.
For 25 years, Grimme UK has developed into a household name among British farmers, with the bright red behemoths rolling out of the main UK depot in Lincolnshire and spreading the length and breadth of the country.
While not particularly common on agricultural trailers in the UK, hydraulic motor manufacturer Black Bruin expects up to 20 per cent of trailers sold in Europe to feature a driven axle in the next five years.