Machinery & Equipment

Vermeer Rancher 6640 big round baler.

Vermeer comes to Africa

This US company introduced a wide range of its products at this year's Nampo Expo in Bothaville in the Free State.
Farmers give Kubota high praise

Farmers give Kubota high praise

Three commercial farmers tell Joe Spencer why Kubota products check all the right boxes.
Meet the mighty JD 8400R!

Meet the mighty John Deere 8400R!

This new record-breaking John Deere tractor made its first appearance in the UK at the recent Cereals Event at Boothby Graffoe in Lincolnshire.
Case IH 9240 Axial Flowcombine

Big agricultural machines at Nampo 2017

The size of agricultural machines continues to increase, and there were plenty of impressive machines at this year’s show, says Joe Spencer.
Valtra A-series: SIMA Machine of the Year 2017

Valtra A-series: SIMA Machine of the Year 2017

It is predicted that the new Valtra A4 series will be even more popular than the A3, says Joe Spencer.
Fendt tractor 1050

New Fendt line-up at Nampo

Four tractors from the high-tech Fendt brand were introduced to the South African market at Nampo. Joe Spencer reports.
The 825i DOHC John Deere Gator

Gator sales surge ahead

John Deere has built a larger Gator factory to cope with the demand for this tough all-terrain vehicle. Joe Spencer reports.
175 years of Case IH

175 years of Case IH

The celebrations have commenced at the brand’s global headquarters in Racine, Wisconsin, US, says Joe Spencer.
Quiet, cost-effective Avant loaders

Quiet, cost-effective Avant loaders

Avant’s battery-powered loaders are ideal for indoor use where ventilation is limited. They can work at full power without exposing the operators and their co-workers to dangerous exhaust emissions, says...
The powerful McCormick X8 VT Drive

The powerful McCormick X8 VT Drive

The McCormick X8 VT Drive is the most powerful tractor ever built by this manufacturer. Joe Spencer reports on its launch at LAMMA, the UK’s premier agricultural machinery show.
Case IH is the leading supplier of cane harvesters in Brazil

Case IH is the leading supplier of cane harvesters in Brazil

Mechanisation of sugar cane farming in Brazil has boosted the rural economy and helped meet a growing demand.
New Holland BigBaler: Baling at 32t/hour!

New Holland BigBaler: Baling at 32t/hour!

New Holland’s field trial of its BigBaler 1290 demonstrated remarkable productivity: 1 254 bales averaging 434kg in 17 hours.

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