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Replacing an original combine header can bring increased productivity and seed-saving. Keep up to date with latest developments and user experience reports with our coverage of headers from Case IH, Claas, Deutz-Fahr, Fendt, John Deere, MacDon, Massey Ferguson, New Holland and Shelbourne Reynolds.

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Combine road safety: Is your header trailer up to scratch?

Farmers taking combines on the road at harvest time should check whether their header trailers are road legal and fit for purpose. And with many large arable outfits now running…

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Buying alternative combine headers - the options

Buying a new combine rarely involved much discussion about header options when there was no choice other than to decide what width to hook on the front. But that has…


Buyer's guide to direct-cut wholecrop headers

Increased use of direct-cut harvesting techniques for wholecrop silage and energy forage crops has not only brought added work for large farms and contractors, but also for manufacturers of forage…

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Le Roch unveils tractor-mounted swather

French distributor Le Roch has unveiled a new tractor-mounted, double-mouth swather, which it hopes will find favour with farmers looking to ditch end-of-season glyphosate applications. The company reports rising interest…


Case unveils new 8.5m combine header for CTF

Case-IH has added an 8.5m option to its Axial Flow combine header range to suit those working in controlled traffic systems. The new Varicut table is designed to slot into…


Wisbech dealer to import tractor-mounted Honey Bee swathers

Wisbech-based combine dealer BP Combine Harvesters has taken on the import job for Honey Bee draper flex headers and tractor-mounted belt swathers. The five-model swather range extends from 4.6m (15ft)…


Sima 2019: Arable kit in the spotlight

Sima offered arable farmers a first look at some of the latest drilling innovations, including monster versions of Sly's Boss drill, a neat single-row coulter control system from Hydrokit and…

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Claas updates its combine header range for 2020

German manufacturer Claas has updated its header range to complement its recently launched Lexion combine models, with the new offerings including its widest-ever front and a greater range of draper-type…

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