Grassland and Muck 2008, which started today at Stoneleigh, gave farmers and contractors a chance to see the latest grass machinery at work. With many operators wanting to boost their workrates as high as they can, big kit was inevitably much in evidence.

 

Claas Xerion 1

388hp Claas Xerion and 24,000 litre Kaweco slurry tanker combination is designed to give high outputs with the minimum of soil damage.

Claas Xerion 2

Using a swan-neck coupling, weight is evenly distributed over the combination’s four axles, and the ability to drive the Xerion in crab mode helps spread the load too.