Claas 695 Mega foragerClaas 695 Mega forager © James Andrews
Self-propelled foragers have a hard run at life, compared with their cereal-harvesting cousins. While combines get to saw through crisp, dry crops (most of the time), foragers spend their days bashing through mountains of damp grass, maize and the odd mole tump. That seriously takes its toll on innards. Added to that, they work a longer season, clock up high hours and have to deal with the indignity of being dragged out of the occasional boggy hole. So while it […]