• A NEW muck spreader option has added versatility to the Dutch-made Vervaet Hydro Trike XL and it recently had its UK debut undertaking a series of demonstrations and a full demo-tour is set to take place this summer.

  • A SIMPLE piece of kit which costs just £70 and is easy to fit, looks like a neat way to safely and quickly attach implements to a tractor's three-point linkage.

  • A 'ONE brand' strategy is to be adopted by Scandinavian business, Kongskilde, as it gears up to meet the challenges of the modern machinery market and probably prepare it for a takeover by a larger business.

  • ORGANISERS of a tribute display of vintage and classic machinery to mark what would have been the 65th anniversary of the former Lanarkshire business, Hamilton of Larkhall, are looking for old tractors and machinery sold by the company to join in with the celebrations.

  • FANCY A career in agricultural engineering?

  • FOUR-CYLINDERS replace six and engine size moves down from 6.7 litres to 4.5 litres, but the replacements for Landini's Landpower series, the 6Ls, promise to be just as powerful but more fuel efficient, writes Ken Fletcher.

  • FEEDING grazing for that valuable 'early bite' might not be easy when wet conditions make it impractical to get on the land with a traditional tractor and spreader set up, but NI company, Quad-Z, thinks it has the solution.

  • THE LATEST Tucson model, which will replace the popular ix-35, is seen by its maker, Hyundai, as a significant player in its expansion plans.

  • WITH THE 121-160hp tractor power segment now bigger in sales volume terms than either the 61-100hp or 101-120hp brackets, marking the continuing climb of average tractor size sold, the latest addition to Zetor's line-up ensures the Czech firm now has a full offering in the sector.

  • AN ADDITION to its strong-selling twin-disc mounted fertiliser spreader range (featured in last week's issue), a rear furrow widener for its recently-introduced ploughs and a complete new cultivator line are among the new products from arable kit specialist Amazone for 2015.