• TWO MODELS in Kubota's M40 series have undergone the 'upgrade treatment' at the same time as having the Japanese manufacturer's latest 3.77-litre four-cylinder engine installed.

  • A SCHEME that emulates the approach taken by car manufacturers who set standards for used vehicle checks and preparation aims to gain the trust and confidence of tractor buyers.

  • THIS YEAR'S Royal Highland Show will be used as a sounding board both for farmer reaction and for signing new dealers for a brand of tractors being imported from Turkey.

  • STRAIGHTFORWARD controls that means operators can switch between tractors and yet still have the same cab and control layour, has been a welcome bonus for a North Yorkshire dairy farming family who switched to a one-make fleet rather than a mixture of different makes.

  • IT'S ALL about operator comfort in the four-model Landpower range from Landini, which has just been launched with the new spacious Master Class cabin.

  • HAVING COMPLETED the transition of the Massey Ferguson 7400 Dyna-VT and higher horsepower models in the 6400 Dyna-6 ranges into the combined 7600 Series spanning 140hp to 280hp, attention has now turned to revitalising the four-cylinder models with the MF 6600 Series.

  • PRODUCERS WHO like the simple spec' and relatively low cost of John Deere 5E Series tractors for yard and light field work no longer have to work exposed to the elements.

  • BUYING A new tractor is most often a hard-headed business decision.

  • A NEW transmission that emulates the features of tractors higher up the scale in the Case IH range features in the Farmall U Pro series scheduled to start heading on to UK farms this autumn.

  • DELIVERIES OF the newest Fendt models have begun in Britain as the new 500 Vario line-up takes over from current models in the 400 Vario range.