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An overview of the Massey Ferguson hay and forage fleet

The Massey Ferguson hay and forage range is essential viewing and worthy of a demonstration on any farm which is looking to add value to their green commodity, the company says. With a portfolio spanning a wide range of both drum and disc mowers, high output tedders and rotary rakes, there’s considerable choice for all applications and farm sizes.

Technology with a “hugely powerful impact”

Since its Lamma launch in 2020, the Smart Farmer app has taken the industry by storm, quickly becoming a must-have safety device on farms across the UK. Its creator, Marc Skivington, originally created the app to help with machinery checks on his own farm, and has since developed a range of updates, covering lone working, training, risk assessments and more.

McCormick X7.6 VT-Drive, powerful, technological and environmentally friendly

The McCormick X7.6 VT-Drive Stage V range, launched at LAMMA 2020, is rapidly expanding McCormick’s reputation amongst arable users. Thanks to the combination of power and high technology it delivers, fully meeting its customers’ needs and the increase in engine power from 200 to 240 hp 3 new models make up the X7.6 VT offering in the stage 5 emissions class.

“A vision for the future, strong roots in the past”

Thurlow Nunn Standen spoke to Farmers Guide to share the story of its long history, dating back more than 140 years…

Ben Burgess celebrates 90th anniversary

Ben Burgess takes a stroll down memory lane, looking back over 90 years of serving the agricultural sector – from post-war agricultural depression in the 30s, to a thriving modern business currently comprising seven depots.

Weaving launches new Fenix Grass Drill and Front Tank

Weaving Machinery is continuing its mission of providing robust and innovative machinery that meets the real needs of UK farmers, all at affordable prices. Launching this spring, the company’s new Fenix Grass Drill is designed to be compact but powerful, ideal for mixed farms and contractors.

“Strong, comfortable and, most importantly, reliable kit, is critical”

Feeding, bedding and looking after some 1,200 outdoor sows as well as their offspring is a fairly rigorous task that’s hard on both men and machines. It’s a job that is difficult enough when it’s dry but when the winter weather sets in things can get even tougher, explains Suffolk pig producer Chris Fogden.

Supporting British farming since 1975

Getting the most out any crop is one of the biggest challenges farmers face. For Lincolnshire-based crop storage and quality specialists, Martin Lishman Ltd, this challenge has fuelled the creation of products, now well-known in the industry, that have supported UK farmers in becoming more efficient and less wasteful.

Evolving to support modern farm life

Farmer-owned livestock marketing co-operative AQM Ltd spoke to Farmers Guide about its evolution over the past 50-plus years.

Special celebrations planned to mark 70 years of Valtra

In business since 1951, Valtra turns 70 in 2021 and is celebrating its milestone anniversary in a variety of different ways throughout the year.

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