New combine meets expectations in difficult harvest
25th September 2021
Two Essex farmers who each invested in John Deere X9 high-capacity combines for this harvest have been delighted with the performance. David Williams reports.
New combine models bring dramatic productivity upgrades
1st September 2021
Claas has announced a new Trion combine series to replace its Tucano and Avero models. David Williams attended the launch.
The Claas Dominator marks its 50th anniversary
30th August 2021
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the market launch of the popular Dominator series. The anniversary means the model has been on sale for longer than any other harvesting machine in the world.
Farmers urged to check insurance in case of combine fires
18th August 2021
With the hire cost of a replacement combine potentially reaching upwards of £70,000 for a high-capacity machine, it is essential to ensure your insurance policy offers adequate cover in case of fire, to avoid a serious hit to your harvest.
Top tips for preventing combine fires this harvest
22nd June 2021
With harvest quickly approaching and potentially dry conditions increasing fire risks, NFU Mutual has issued advice for farmers to help prevent combine fires.
New tyre technology to improve harvest efficiency
17th May 2021
Checking combine harvester tyres ahead of, and during, a busy harvest is essential to increase operational efficiency, reduce tyre damage, and minimise soil compaction.
Suppression systems “could save lives, combines and this year’s harvest”
22nd April 2021
Farmers installing suppression kits on their combine harvesters are set to benefit from discounted insurance and a safer harvest, says NFU Mutual.
From conventional harvesting to twin rotors & the latest innovation of crossover harvesting
5th October 2020
After New Holland introduced the first European self-propelled harvester, the advances in gathering in crops have continued unabated. While the primary purpose remains the same, technology and sheer scale have taken the process of gathering in the harvest to new levels.
All good things come in threes: Triple-Shoot with the Cirrus-CC
24th September 2020
Professional crop production is faced with ever greater challenges. The withdrawal of individual plant protection agents, along with increasing resistance and extreme climatic events such as severe drought, are just
New gen updates and series additions across the board
15th September 2020
Following a press camp held in Germany, Fendt has announced a number of new launches as well as drawing attention to updates within existing ranges.
Largest ever export order leaves Scotts for Canada
2nd September 2020
A UK manufacturer of vegetable harvesting and handling machinery has this month exported its largest-ever order.
John Deere brings high-capacity X-Series combines to Europe
17th June 2020
John Deere has added two new X-Series combine harvester models to its 2021 harvesting line-up to help large-scale farmers harvest more tonnes per hour and more hectares per day, specifically in tough, high yielding, wet conditions.