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 Jaguar 980

Claas Jaguar 980 twin-engined 830hp self-propelled forage harvester heads the latest range from the company. It features a V-Max curved blade chopping cylinder, tyre-inflation control system, auto spout control and colour CEBIS monitor.