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Case studies

MACHINERY

High-hour Horsepower: 25,000-hour Renault tractor still going st...

There is no doubt running old kit can save sack-loads of cash compared with buying new, but if you don’t take servicing seriously, that bargain oldie can end up costing…

MACHINERY

High-hour Horsepower: Veteran Valtra hits 22,500 hours

Dorset farmer Stephen Symes has a penchant for Valtras that goes back well over a decade. The first Finnish tractor arrived on farm back in 2003 and since then there…

MACHINERY

High-hour Horsepower: Dairy tractor clocks up 20,850 hours on fa...

Over the past 21 years, Somerset dairy farmer Stephen Bendall has clocked up nearly 21,000 hours on his MF 3070, mainly in action as a tug for the family farm’s…

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News

TRACTORS

Yanmar launches small autonomous tractors

Japanese maker Yanmar has finished the development of its fully autonomous tractor, working together with Hokkaido University. The so-called Robot Tractor is available now and can work alone or as…

TRACTORS

Massey Ferguson fits Dyna-4 gearbox to four-cylinder 5700s

Massey Ferguson has added its popular 16-speed Dyna-4 gearbox and mechanical cab suspension as options for the four-cylinder, 100hp 5710 and 110hp 5711 models. The new additions join the three-cylinder Dyna-4…

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Test and reviews

MACHINERY

Eight 80hp tractors put to the test

We have been to the Netherlands to pit some new names against familiar faces in the world of small tractors. James Andrews and Oliver Mark gave all eight models the…

MACHINERY

Seven 100hp loader tractors on test

A mid-sized loader tractor still offers mixed farmers the most affordable combination of farmyard dogsbody and in-field workhorse. Farmers Weekly spent a week in Germany comparing seven of them. An…

MACHINERY

Kubota M9960 on test

Kubota M9960 Price: £48,803 RANKING: 7th   Cab The little Kubota looked a bit out of place alongside our test line-up. Although it matched the rest for power it has…

MACHINERY

John Deere 6090RC on test

John Deere 6090RC Price: £58,463 RANKING: 3rd   Cab One of the first things you notice when you glance at the 6090RC is that the cab looks too small. The…

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Video

MACHINERY

Video: Head-to-head: Zetor Major v Farmtrac 685

  The Zetor Major has returned to the UK after a six-year sabbatical. Nick Fone and Oliver Mark pit the seasoned Czech stalwart against a new name from the Eastern…

MACHINERY

Video: Head-to-head: MF 5610 v Case IH 105U

Power Farming Verdict From an operator’s point of view, both the Massey Ferguson 5610 and Case IH 105U have moved on quite a bit from their predecessors, but in very…

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