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Combine delivery attracts the crowds

BBC Countryfile presenter Adam Hensontakes delivery of his New Holland CR 9070 combine harvester from AdrianLovegrove of TH White  at the Royal Three Counties Show.

Crowds gathered round the TH White stand at the RoyalThree Counties Show on 14 June as TV farmer Adam Henson took delivery of a New Holland combine harvester from TH Whites agricultural generalmanager, Adrian Lovegrove.

Adam, a regular presenter on the Sunday night BBC Countryfileprogramme, runs Cotswold Farm Park which has been hugely successful inintroducing the public and youngsters in particular to the importance offarming and conservation, with a special emphasis on rare breeds. Alongsidethat, he also has a 650 hectare (1,600 acre) farm on which he works with his businesspartner Duncan Andrews, carrying out a wide range of activities. These includecrop production, rearing animals for breeding, meat and wool, contractingoperations, wildlife conservation and recreational activities.

Adam and Duncan have been running a New Holland rotorcombine for the past four years, and their experience of its performance andreliability made it easy for Adam and his team to decide to purchase a brandnew New Holland CR 9070 with a 30-foot Varifeed header. Its a superb piece ofkit, said Adam, and Im looking forward to putting it to work on this yearsharvest.

Adrian Lovegrove said: We are very pleased to be able tocontinue TH Whites association with Adam Henson in this way. He has been atremendous ambassador for good farming practice and is committed to many of thecauses that TH White supports as well.

Commenting on Adams choice of the CR 9070, New Holland UK & ROI business director Andrew Watson, said: The design of theCR combine harvesters is based nearly 40 years of rotor technologyexperience; the CR 9000 series has no equivalent in terms of pure throughputcapacity and grain quality. CR Combines are designed with the future in mindand we are confident that Adam will reap the rewards of his investment.

The Royal Three Counties show is held at Malvern everysummer and regularly receives around 95,000 visitors who flock to see the widevariety of livestock and equestrian action, as well as hundreds of tradestands. The three counties in question are Herefordshire, Worcestershire andGloucestershire the home county of Adams farm.

This year, TH Whites stand dominated by Adams combine won not only a Tradestand Gold award, but alsothe Tradestand Supreme Champion award, a tremendous accolade which placed THWhite first among more than 300 other trade stands.

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