Author Posts: Neale Byart

Wet conditions no problem for potato harvester

Neale Byart spoke to Shropshire grower Robin Griffiths to see how he’s found potato harvesting with a self-propelled Puma in less-than-ideal conditions.

Slurry tanker investment brings cost savings and environmental benefits

Neale Byart visited a Suffolk farm recently to find out how farmer Oliver Stennet procured the perfect, future-proof slurry tanker for his family farm.

Case IH tractor ‘Arrive & Drive’

Fram Farmers teamed up with Ernest Doe Power in May to showcase an extensive line-up from the Case IH tractor range, offering the opportunity for visitors to give them a spin around an ex-USAF airfield in Suffolk. Machinery editor Neale Byart reports.

Norfolk demo day launches new Proceed drill

On a dry April day in Haddiscoe, Norfolk, the team at Ben Burgess, together with a contingent from Väderstad, staged a working demonstration day of Väderstad drills and tillage machinery. Machinery editor Neale Byart was there.

Factory tour – New Holland celebrates 60 years of success in Basildon

2024 marks the 60th year of tractor production at the Basildon plant of New Holland. Work started at the height of the 1960s, with the ground broken on the greenfield site of what was then a rural part of the Essex countryside in 1963. Basildon has changed significantly over those 60 years and the tractor plant is now located in the centre of a what has become a large urban conurbation, as a crucial local employer.

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