• VISITORS TO AgriScot next month will be able to get a first glance at John Deere's range of mid-size 6R Series tractors.

  • EASE OF use for its continuously variable CVT transmission features in new additions to the McCormick X7 Series, bringing the benefits of seamless acceleration, precise speed control and intelligent powertrain management to the marque.

  • THE WINNER of the use of Massey Ferguson's 5610 tractor as a result of the ground-breaking Antarctica2 project, Nancy Clanachan, from Maryholm Farm, Dumfries, has already put her win to good use around the farm.

  • ONE OF the more surprising announcements made by Kverneland at its Agritechnica preview was that it is entering the self-propelled sprayer market with two-model in its iXdrive range.

  • A COUPLE of important changes have been made by Grimme for its planting and preparation machines avalable for next year's potato crop season.



  • 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.

  • SCOTLAND'S motoring writers have donated £1500 to the Scottish Charity Air Ambulance (SCAA).

  • MORE THAN a few heads have been turned on Argyll roads this week as more than 50 of the world's most iconic motor vehicles cars embarked on the start of a two-day Concours of Elegance Highland Tour.



  • 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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  • 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.

  • SALES OF Can-Am's BRP ATVs are on the rise, with a good increase of sales between June 2014 and May 2015.

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