All articles about 101-200hp

As engine power in smaller tractors continues to rise, livestock farmers have an ever-growing choice of agricultural tractors to operate machinery more efficiently for dairy, beef and sheep farming.

Advice and tips

TRACTORS

Tips for maintaining a JCB Fastrac 2170

Hip-busting dry clutches, a tanker-like turning circle and shonky wiring are just a few of the common grumbles levelled at early JCB Fastrac models. The list of ailments has been…

WORKSHOP SKILLS

John Deere tractors: Common problems and how to fix them

Tractors have a habit of breaking down at the most inconvenient moment. Independent mechanic Lee Morley takes a look at John Deere models, offers a few tips to reduce the…

WORKSHOP SKILLS

Case and New Holland tractors: How to fix common problems

Tractors are a major expenditure on the farm, and breakdowns can leave you with a big mechanic's bill. There are some ways, however, that you can try to avoid costly…

WORKSHOP SKILLS

Massey Ferguson tractors: Common problems and how to fix them

For the mechanically minded operator, it’s often possible to carry out minor repairs in the farm workshop. But with tractors getting ever more complex, there’s an increasing number of jobs…

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Case studies

TRACTORS

High-hour horsepower: Same Iron 140S nears 30,000 hours

A quintet of new CVT tractors may dominate the fleet run by Dorset contractor P&L Frampton and Sons, but an unassuming 16-year-old Same is matching them stride for stride. The…

TRACTORS

Farm swaps new tractors for a fleet of Deutz Agrotrons

After years of keeping modern, low-hour tractors, Worcestershire arable farmers Phil and Martin Gibbs abandoned the policy and turned to running a fleet of noughties Deutz-Fahr Agrotrons. The main reason…

TRACTORS

High-hour Horsepower: JD 6610 on fleet frontline

Mint condition John Deere 10-series tractors are now fetching close to their as-new price, but that hasn’t deterred one young contractor from running a high-houred 6610 on the frontline of…

MACHINERY

Video: Custom Ford 7700 gets V8 muscle injection

If the burble of a throaty V8 engine puts a smile on your face, Luke Furse’s modified Ford 7700 will have you grinning from ear to ear. Twin gleaming stainless…

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Insights

TECHNOLOGY

Video: Auto-tractor to revolutionise Canadian field work

The lead in the race for a driver-free, super-efficient arable farming utopia has been taken up by SeedMaster – a little known name in the world of autonomous agriculture but…

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News

TRACTORS

Valtra continues fifth-generation rebrand with A-series

Valtra has refreshed its diddy A-series tractors, with a smattering of new transmission and technology options added for those in search of a no-frills machine. The outgoing A4 models were…

TRACTORS

Massey replaces popular 5700S tractors with 5S range

Massey Ferguson has ushered in a new-look 5S-series to replace the 5700S. It is the firm's second major launch in the space of five months, as it forges on with…

TRACTORS

Video: 160hp CVT tractor test 2020 preview

Farmers Weekly's big annual tractor test saw the machinery team take four 160hp CVT tractors from some of the industry's biggest players to a Hampshire farm during this autumn's cultivation…

TRACTORS

New Holland bolsters T6.160 with DCT option

New Holland has made its fancy 24-speed Dynamic Command (DCT) double-clutch gearbox available on a second six-cylinder tractor in its T6 range – the 135hp T6.160. DCT has been an…

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Test and reviews

TRACTORS

Video: John Deere 6155R Autopowr on test

It's difficult to pick holes in Deere's well-rounded R-series. The cab is polished in general but the standout feature is the Command Pro joystick, which is easy to use, has…

TRACTORS

Video: Fendt Vario 516 on test

The Fendt Vario's 516’s four-cylinder Deutz engine might be low on displacement, but it conjures up an impressive amount of power and torque from its 4-litre capacity. It can’t quite…

TRACTORS

Video: Claas Arion 550 Cebis Cmatic on test

The Claas Arion 550 Cebis Cmatic's modest proportions and respectable power make it a handy all-rounder. After testing it, we think it’s better suited to drilling and top work than…

101-200HP

Video: New Holland T7.210 Auto Command on test

It's easy to see why the New Holland T7.210 has found favour with those yearning for uncomplicated horsepower – the FPT engine has always been a solid performer, the CVT…

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Video

TRACTORS

Video: John Deere 6155R Autopowr on test

It's difficult to pick holes in Deere's well-rounded R-series. The cab is polished in general but the standout feature is the Command Pro joystick, which is easy to use, has…

TRACTORS

Video: Fendt Vario 516 on test

The Fendt Vario's 516’s four-cylinder Deutz engine might be low on displacement, but it conjures up an impressive amount of power and torque from its 4-litre capacity. It can’t quite…

TRACTORS

Video: Claas Arion 550 Cebis Cmatic on test

The Claas Arion 550 Cebis Cmatic's modest proportions and respectable power make it a handy all-rounder. After testing it, we think it’s better suited to drilling and top work than…

101-200HP

Video: New Holland T7.210 Auto Command on test

It's easy to see why the New Holland T7.210 has found favour with those yearning for uncomplicated horsepower – the FPT engine has always been a solid performer, the CVT…

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