We all know that combine capacity has increased massively over the last few years, but here’s visual proof.

When Hereford-based Massey Ferguson dealer Ross Farm Machinery got its new demonstrator this month, the firm’s Tim Parsons took the opportunity to get a local enthusiast’s machine in a field of rape at the same time.

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One is a 1956 Massey Harris 735 bagger machine with a 5ft 6in cut, the other is the lastest MF7278 with 25ft cut.  Apparently the little-un managed to get half a bag or so of crop.

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