Machinery Focus

The tractor MF probably wants to forget

The tractor MF probably wants to forget

There is a tractor in Massey Ferguson’s distant past that probably sears the company’s collective conscience, the major reason being...

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Plastic tines and power saving with Strautmann Magnon

Plastic tines and power saving with Strautmann Magnon

The new top of the range Strautmann forage wagons were launched at Agritechnica in 2019, yet they were not generally...

July 21, 2021

Video: Plastic tines and power-saving with Strautmann Magnon

Video: Plastic tines and power-saving with Strautmann Magnon

It was at the last Agritechnica that Strautmann launched its latest range of forage wagons, but has taken until this...

July 21, 2021

SaMASZ mowers challenge the mainstream

SaMASZ mowers challenge the mainstream

SaMASZ is a company based in the the city of Bialystok which lies in in the north east of Poland....

July 17, 2021

Is the end nigh for Eastern Bloc tractors?

Is the end nigh for Eastern Bloc tractors?

Tractors manufactured in the old Eastern Bloc never enjoyed the ‘rosiest’ of reputations in the west. Often considered outdated and...

July 12, 2021

The death of the diesel engine is greatly exaggerated

The death of the diesel engine is greatly exaggerated

The diesel engine has proved itself a very successful variant of the internal combustion engine (ICE), an invention that has...

July 10, 2021

Pottinger announces the arrival of its new Jumbo

Pottinger announces the arrival of its new Jumbo

Pottinger has been keeping itself busy over the last year or so and recently presented some major updates to its...

July 3, 2021

AgriLand finds a ‘true classic’ – in the shape of a stunning John Deere 3050

AgriLand finds a ‘true classic’ – in the shape of a stunning John Deere 3050

The tractor – alongside a more modern (but equally impressive) John Deere 7810 – is owned by Tim Troy

July 1, 2021

Burning biomass at Edenderry – could this be the future?

Burning biomass at Edenderry – could this be the future?

The Irish forestry sector harvests around four million tonnes of biomass annually, a figure that is projected to rise to...

June 26, 2021

Is John Deere in gear for a spraying revolution?

Is John Deere in gear for a spraying revolution?

Although there has been no official announcement from John Deere, a couple of straws blowing in the wind suggest the...

June 24, 2021

Zetor celebrates 75th year of tractor production

Zetor celebrates 75th year of tractor production

While hidden behind the Iron Curtain, eastern European manufacturers had little success in selling their tractors to the west. Zetor...

June 11, 2021

Changes afoot for Challenger?

Changes afoot for Challenger?

Challenger is AGCO’s fourth tractor range, but its future as the company’s flagship brand in North America appears to be...

June 9, 2021

The BiG M celebrates a big anniversary

The BiG M celebrates a big anniversary

The BiG M remains unique in the world of agricultural machinery. It is the world’s only mass-produced, self-propelled mower, and...

June 5, 2021

‘Per plant farming’ with Tom, Dick and Harry

‘Per plant farming’ with Tom, Dick and Harry

‘Per plant farming’ is the rationale that underlines the creation and ongoing development of the Small Robot Company based near...

May 30, 2021

Machinery Focus: Getting prepped for the sprayer test

Machinery Focus: Getting prepped for the sprayer test

A sprayer, especially on a non tillage farm, is often neglected until required. This can result in poor, or even...

May 22, 2021

Digital legislation: Will it stall field automation?

Digital legislation: Will it stall field automation?

Digital systems in agriculture are nothing new, but now that they are moving rapidly into the sphere of automation and...

May 13, 2021

How to save downtime when replacing belting on balers

How to save downtime when replacing belting on balers

By Chad Haugen, senior engineer at WCCO Belting Purchasing replacement parts for equipment today may seem far more complicated than ever....

April 29, 2021

AgriLand meets a hedge-cutting contractor…with well over 30,000 hours on an MF 4270

AgriLand meets a hedge-cutting contractor…with well over 30,000 hours on an MF 4270

Hugh Hegarty is a contractor In Co. Cork with a fleet of Massey Ferguson

March 28, 2021