Supporting Farmers in Scotland Since 1893
PUMPKINS ARE up there with Christmas trees, haggis and grouse in that odd category of products that enjoy massive consumer demand for a short season every year, then a 51-week slump.
MAINS OF Huntingtower Farm, Perth, this week hosted a working demonstration of the latest tractors and cultivation machinery available from A M Phillip Agritech.
By Peter Hill
SIMPLICITY OF operation, servicing and reliability are the key elements of the latest entry-level W series of combines that will be branded John Deere, but are built in Finland by Sampo Rosenlew by agreement.
By Martin Rickatson
By Ken Fletcher
NEW HOLLAND has backed up its claim that its new CR10.90 combine is the biggest in the world by smashing the current world record for most wheat harvested within eight hours.
Unusually for a handler of this size, the hydraulic system uses a load sensing piston pump rather than the more usual gear pump installation.
OHN DEERE'S innovative DirectDrive transmission is in the running for an International Machinery Manufacturers' Award - part of the new 'Oscars' for agricultural machinery.