• A UNIQUE independent front tractor suspension system for its fruit orientated small tractors, has been launched by Italian company, Same.

  • SCOTTISH FARMERS became some of the first in Europe to see the latest six-cylinder T7 tractor range from New Holland at last week's AgriScot event at Ingliston - while those on the continent got their look-see at the Agritechnica show in Hanover, Germany, just the week previously.

  • IT'S BEEN a busy time for JCB, with new wheeled loaders, ag-style handlers and the establishment of a new German HQ, announced at the recent Agritechnica machinery show in Hanover, Germany.

  • A MOVE up the power ladder is being promised by Czech tractor maker, Zetor, following the launch of its Crystal tractors, which were being shown for the first time at Agritechnica, in Hanover, Germany, this week,

  • A SPECTACULAR car show-style launch saw Italian manufacturer, McCormick, unveil the most powerful tractors it has ever built at Agritechnica, in Hanover, last Tuesday.



  • THERE'S BEEN roaring and greetin' in the hills and glens of Scotland this backend.

  • CITROEN HAS decided to make its popular and distinctive 'DS' range of cars as a standalone brand, with a new flagship model, the DS 5, now heading up the offering.

  • DRIVEN by the success of its handy little Kuga SUV in the UK market, Ford has taken the decision to launch its large SUV, the Edge to complement it.

  • A MOVE into the world of 4 x 4 'crossover' has been made by Jaguar, which will start selling its exciting new F-Pace in 2016 after revealing it as part of its birthday package celebrating its 80th anniversary at this month's Franfurt car show.

  • FORD'S POPULAR range of pick-up trucks has undergone a revamp and the newcomers will be available in UK showrooms early in 2016.



  • NEW additions to its catalogue will mark spares business, Spaldings' return to the Royal Highland Show for the first time in five years.

  • THREE Gold medals for innovative excellence have been awarded in this year's round of the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland's Technical Innovation Award scheme.

  • THE Kombi2Plus silage sheet and Silofix cover belt from forage clamp specialist, Bock UK, are designed to make sheeting down easier and more effective.

  • WITH silage-making almost upon us, farmers are being urged to focus on minimising the threat of moulds and mycotoxin contamination in forage.

  • NEW HOLLAND is upping the ante in providing state-of-the-art guidance systems with its drive to equip dealers with the necessary technology.

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  • TRACTOR SALES across the UK may be down, but the average tractor is getting bigger.

  • A SERIES leading model has been added by German manufacturer, Claas, to its popular Axion 800 range - which means it now has seven models ranging from 205 to 295 hp.

  • BEATING RURAL crime and in particular the growing threat of quad theft, Suzuki GB says its range of utility ATVs will now come fitted with CESAR - an electronic security identification system developed by leading security specialist, Datatag.

  • A FARMER in one of Scotland's most remote areas has given a big thumbs up to a new scheme which offers the use of a courtesy ATV while your own is on for repair or servicing.

  • Polaris, the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles (ORVs), has introduced the Sportsman 110 EFI and Outlaw 110 EFI youth models as part of the company's continuing innovation of its off-road product offerings.

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