Know How / Clothing

Wearing the right farm workshop and farm maintenance clothing and gear can make the task a lot easier. We test and review farm and farm safety clothing and kit to help you choose the right gear. From farm wellies, to workshop gloves to work boots, we assess which does the job best.

Advice and tips

MACHINERY

Workshop tips: What you need to know to use grinders safely

Having spent more than 35 years teaching the agricultural fraternity to weld, Derbyshire farmer Richard Archer knows a thing or to about joining bits of metal together. He has taught hundreds…

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News

CLOTHING

Stihl's Bluetooth headphones give cable-free music

To help while away the hours on tedious brushcutting or mowing duties, Stihl has come up with a set of ear defenders featuring wireless headphones. The Dynamic BT protectors operate…

MACHINERY

Dickies launches three work boots

Popular budget workwear brand Dickies has added three styles to its footwear range, which all feature the company’s new DTI soles. The soles have been designed with the help of…

MACHINERY

Land Rover launches off-road mobile phone

Farmer favourite 4x4 maker Land Rover has released a rugged mobile phone so your device can now match your luxury car in terms of all-terrain ability. The Explore phone has…

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Test and reviews

MACHINERY

Farm welly boots on test - which is the best buy?

The wellington boot might be a farming institution, but how much thought really goes into replacing your worn-out rubber workwear? Some stingy wearers refuse to fork out more than £20…

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6 farm workshop gloves: Which handles mucky jobs best?

A box of decent disposable gloves can make mucky workshop tasks a lot less unpleasant. We shopped around for some that wouldn’t fall apart when put through a series of farm workshop tasks. …

MACHINERY

Work boots on test - which are the best?

There’s plenty to consider when buying a new pair of work boots, particularly if the old pair weren’t up to the job. Does more dollar get you a better boot?…

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10 popular dust masks put to the test

Farmers go through thousands of disposable dust masks each year, but which ones are the best? Oliver Mark and James Andrews try out 10 of them. If you’re unlucky enough…

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