Tractors

40-year-old tractor sells for record £214,000 price tag

40-year-old tractor sells for record £214,000 price tag

Fine tractors, beautifully restored, are rapidly gaining some favour as investment vehicles as much as they are agricultural ones. This...

April 29, 2022

Boost for tractor sales across Europe in 2021

Boost for tractor sales across Europe in 2021

Confirmation that 2021 was a good year for tractor sales came from CEMA, the European umbrella organisation for the machinery...

April 19, 2022

Machinery Focus: Birth of the Massey Ferguson 100 series

Machinery Focus: Birth of the Massey Ferguson 100 series

There is a general agreement that the Harry Ferguson tractors of the post-war era were the most influential tractors ever...

April 3, 2022

Steyr to celebrate 75 years in 2022

Steyr to celebrate 75 years in 2022

The story of Steyr goes all the way back to 1865 with the establishment of a gun factory near Steyr...

March 29, 2022

Krone and Lemken partner up to enter tractor market

Krone and Lemken partner up to enter tractor market

Without any great fanfare the two German companies of Krone and Lemken have quietly announced they have jointly ventured into...

March 16, 2022

John Deere suspends shipments to Russia

John Deere suspends shipments to Russia

John Deere has suspended its shipments of machinery to Russia amid the country’s ongoing conflict with Ukraine. In a statement,...

March 10, 2022

CNH and AGCO brands gain on John Deere in UK

CNH and AGCO brands gain on John Deere in UK

Last month the Agricultural Engineers Association (AEA) released the latest sales statistics for the UK, including the breakdown by brand...

February 4, 2022

Deutz Fahr raises the curtain on new 6C series

Deutz Fahr raises the curtain on new 6C series

With just one image and several versions of the same video, Deutz Fahr has launched its new 6C series which...

February 3, 2022

Machinery Focus: Farmall – the first 100 years

Machinery Focus: Farmall – the first 100 years

If the Fordson was the major innovation that brought mechanisation to farming, it was the International Farmall which picked up...

January 29, 2022

AgriArgo revamps its mid-range tractors

AgriArgo revamps its mid-range tractors

AgriArgo has taken its mid-sized tractor ranges up a notch with power increases and a new transmission which features 24...

January 27, 2022

New wallet-friendly utility series from Kubota

New wallet-friendly utility series from Kubota

We have reached a point in tractor evolution where those models in the 100-150hp bracket are now termed utility tractors,...

January 19, 2022

Massey Ferguson extends its 7S series to 210hp

Massey Ferguson extends its 7S series to 210hp

The Massey Ferguson 7S series of tractors span the upper end of the mid range bracket, with machines starting at...

November 25, 2021

Unique County comes home for good after refurbishment

Unique County comes home for good after refurbishment

County tractors were, generally, regarded as the ultimate for ploughing, and in their heyday, these heavy-duty beasts were the ‘go...

November 13, 2021

World’s first biomethane-powered hybrid tractor unveiled

World’s first biomethane-powered hybrid tractor unveiled

Europe’s largest vertically integrated organic food producer, the Lithuania-based AUGA group, has introduced the world’s first hybrid biomethane and electric...

October 5, 2021

The future of connectivity for farm machinery

The future of connectivity for farm machinery

Connectivity is a word we hear a great deal nowadays, in many contexts and with many connotations. It has become...

June 20, 2021

Belarus built 40,000 tractors in 2019…and sets sights on 50% increase by 2030

Belarus built 40,000 tractors in 2019…and sets sights on 50% increase by 2030

Agricultural machinery manufacturer Belarus – also known as MTZ (Minski Traktarny Zavod) – produced a total of 40,000 tractors last year...

June 16, 2020

John Deere vs. Fendt: Who’s winning in Germany?

John Deere vs. Fendt: Who’s winning in Germany?

John Deere is losing out to Fendt in the new tractor sales league in Germany this year. That’s according to...

July 3, 2019

Stark tractor footage highlights issue of dangerous motorists

Stark tractor footage highlights issue of dangerous motorists

An agricultural contractor has underlined the issue of dangerous driving incidents faced by tractor drivers on a regular basis with...

May 2, 2019