• EXISTING SCR-only emissions control has been maintained for latest versions of the New Holland T8 and T7 tractors to comply with the final step in the current anti-pollution regulations.

  • TACKLING the most challenging terrain in Scotland's hill land can be quite a feat for any contractor, but Langholm lad, Simon Richardson, takes it in his stride - and he's now an award-winning tractor driver to boot.

  • SCOTTISH McCormick dealers will have welcomed McCormick's X6 tractors with open arms as the three-model range covers the important 'livestock' sector of the market ranging between 111 and 130hp - but with an all-important boost which adds at least an extra 10hp when under load.

  • MASSEY Ferguson's mid to upper range six-cylinder tractors have been renamed to reflect the number of changes made to a line-up that offers increased performance from higher power for some models and increased rear linkage lift capacities for all.

  • VALTRA'S big launch of last year was its new T Series and it appears that the company's faith in its new model has been more than justified.

  • WITH THE introduction of Euro Stage 4 / US Tier 4 Final emissions compliant engines, Case IH has taken the opportunity to rationalise its Puma range, with the least powerful model dropping out but the others getting a bit more muscle for both draft work and pto, transport and hydraulics applications.

  • A HIGH-CLEARANCE 4x4 tractor has been reintroduced to the Landini range to meet the needs of strawberry growers and producers of salad, vegetable and other delicate crops wanting to minimise the potential for contact damage and contamination.

  • ATTENTION to detail is evident pretty much everywhere on the latest Valtra T Series tractors - even down to using a wind tunnel to ensure that warmed air flowing from the cooling pack is pushed away from beneath the cab and engine intake.

  • DEUTZ-FAHR'S tractor line has returned to the top-end power sector with a new model featuring dramatic styling and the industry's first engine hood with power lift.

  • ORGANISERS are expecting 40,000 visitors to attend this year's LAMMA Show, which is now firmly established as the UK's largest farm machinery, equipment and agricultural services event.