Practical alternative or green elephant?

A new era starts on New Holland’s Basildon production lines this autumn with the assembly of gas-powered tractors alongside conventional diesel-fuelled models. David Williams visited a UK farm involved with early trials of the new machines.

The Ferguson 20

This month we’re looking back at the Ferguson 20 tractor

Major machinery auction to be held after death of Suffolk farmer

A collection of farm machinery is due to be auctioned in Acton, near Sudbury, this month, after the death of “passionate” Suffolk farmer Peter Miller.

Latest tractors, handlers and new electric telehandler – hands-on test

An early June demonstration at one of JCB’s Staffordshire farms provided an opportunity to test-drive the latest JCB Fastracs, new TM articulated loaders and the eagerly awaited electric-powered Loadall.

New release to power up compact tractor offering with launch of range

New Holland Agriculture has launched the new Stage V-compliant Boomer tractor range, which packs a bigger performance while maintaining its compact size. New features further improve the tractors’ efficiency and operator comfort.

Lamborghini – from World War II to Clarkson’s Farm

Thanks to Jeremy Clarkson’s new Amazon Prime series, the British public will be more aware than ever of Lamborghini tractors, but outside of Clarkson’s high jinks are 73 years of hidden tractor history.

Clarkson’s Farm: Putting the spotlight on UK agriculture

Prior to the launch of Clarkson’s Farm on Friday 11th June, Farmers Guide was invited to watch a sneak preview of the show.

UK Agricultural Tractor Registrations – May 2021

The latest figures from the Agricultural Engineers Association show that number of tractors being registered in the UK has continued to rise for another month in a row.

Donations hit over £8K for young tractor scam victim

Teenager Harvey Waters is “ecstatic” as well-wishers donate thousands of pounds to help him, after he lost his savings to an eBay tractor scam.

Young farmers wanted for new tractor series on BBC Three

The deadline is looming for BBC Three’s new series The Fast and the Farmer(ish), which will put contestants through a series of tractor-driving challenges.

New tractor safety bumper to prevent crash fatalities

The new Tractor Shield bumper has been designed to help increase the safety of agricultural machines for all road users.

Henry Brown’s Vintage -The Fordson Major

A look back at the manufacturing history of the Fordson Major, made from 1917-1951.

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