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Front mowers on test – is pushed or pulled best?

If you are shopping for a new front mower, aside from the brand, there’s one big decision to make – whether you want a push or a pull front suspension…

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MOWERS

Grass Tech to fit Kuhn PZ mowers to zero-grazers

Future Grass Technology has agreed a deal that will see it use Kuhn’s popular 2.2m-wide PZ drum mower on all four models in its zero-grazing range. The PZ220 mower unit…

MOWERS

Video: US farmer smashes eight-hour world mowing record

A Colorado-based farmer has smashed the world record for grass cut in an eight-hour period. Tate Mesbergen from Mesbergen Farms, Greely, Colorado, set about the challenge on 1 July and…

MOWERS

Claas beefs up Disco front mower range

German giant Claas has expanded its popular Disco mower range with two front models available with or without conditioners. Central to the Disco Move range is a redesigned headstock, which…

MOWERS

Pottinger pledges clean cut with Novacat mower

A clean cut in the heaviest grass crops is promised by Pöttinger for the Novacat A9 triple mower combination making its debut at Lamma. Adjoining gears in the cutterbar each…

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Test and reviews

MOWERS

Early 2000s Krone Big M mower still going strong

When faced with 2,500ha of grass to cut a season, many contractors would invest in set of shiny new kit covered by the welcome reassurance of a manufacturer’s warranty.  But…

MOWERS

Monster mowers battle for the biggest cut

Claas's claim a couple of weeks ago that it made the widest mounted mower on the market prompted a couple of other machinery companies to challenge its title. We took…

MACHINERY

Video: Mower test: Claas Disco 3100 C

The Disco is a popular model that’s been in the German manufacturer’s line-up for several years. It has the best knife change system of all the mowers on test and…

MACHINERY

10 mower-conditioners under the spotlight

As the first flush of spring starts to make us think of getting the kit out of the shed in preparation for silaging, we test ten of the most popular…

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MOWERS

Video: US farmer smashes eight-hour world mowing record

A Colorado-based farmer has smashed the world record for grass cut in an eight-hour period. Tate Mesbergen from Mesbergen Farms, Greely, Colorado, set about the challenge on 1 July and…

MACHINERY

Video: Mower test: Claas Disco 3100 C

The Disco is a popular model that’s been in the German manufacturer’s line-up for several years. It has the best knife change system of all the mowers on test and…

MACHINERY

Video: Mower test: John Deere 331

Hooking up Power & drive Conditioner Cutterbar Specs Likes & gripes Hitching and unhitching The Deere is Cat 3 linkage only and two hydraulic services are required, one single-acting and…

MACHINERY

Video: Vicon Extra 632 T – Hi-tech muscle

The Extra differs in appearance from others on test thanks to its Z-shaped chassis, which makes it appear larger than it actually is. Vicon is well-known for its trailed conditioner…

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