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ROLLANT 520: Reliable in all conditions

Following its introduction last autumn, due to have been making its working debut at this year’s Grassland & Muck event was the new CLAAS entry level fixed chamber round baler, the ROLLANT 520. Producing a 1.25m diameter bale, the ROLLANT 520 features a new roller concept, optimised chain lubrication and a…

New top-of-the-range JAGUAR

The JAGUAR forager always attracts a large crowd at Grassland events, and visitors to the CLAAS stand this year would have been in for a treat, as it was planned that following the launch of the new Stage 5 JAGUAR 900 series,…

CLAAS JAGUAR TERRA TRAC

Due to have made its UK debut at this year’s Grassland & Muck event, the JAGUAR TT is the first self-propelled forage harvester to be available with a factory-integrated crawler track system with hydraulic suspension. The new concept offers optimal soil protection under all conditions and…

AXION 900 TERRA TRAC

The Grassland & Muck event was due to have been the first opportunity to see the new CLAAS AXION 900 TERRA TRAC in action. On display would have been the top-of-the-range 445hp AXION 990 TERRA TRAC, which was due to…

Hi-Spec introduce new Trailing Shoe

Hi-Spec Engineering has introduced their own design of trailing shoe to complement their vacuum tanker range. The Hi-Spec trailing shoe is available in working widths of 6.0, 7.5 and 9.0 metres.  The Hi-Spec trailing shoe features a robust chassis mounted mast. This chassis mounted mast ensures that the tanker and shoe…

CLAAS begins cooperation with start-up E-FARM.COM

Harsewinkel, 2 October 2019. CLAAS has entered into a cooperation agreement with the online used machine platform E-FARM.COM. The start-up from Hamburg maps the complete marketing process for used agricultural machinery.  Dynamism should be maintained E-FARM.COM markets used agricultural machinery on its online platform and…

CLAAS bring forward launch of onlinePartsDoc catalogue in response to Coronavirus pandemic

In order to minimise human contact and still provide a high level of service to customers, CLAAS UK has launched its Parts Doc electronic parts catalogue on it’s website for customers. Available to users throughout the UK and Ireland, Parts Doc enables customers to quickly and easily…

Operations Centre adds a company a week

Today’s farmers and contractors have to manage a large amount of data. With the cloud-based John Deere Operations Centre, not only can documentation and John Deere machine data be exchanged, but also data from external applications such as field maps and weather stations or from competitive equipment. Additional functions can also be easily integrated…

Front axle suspension enhances traction and comfort across the Massey Ferguson MF 3700 AL range

Massey Ferguson, a worldwide brand of AGCO (NYSE:AGCO), is proud to announce it is introducing front axle suspension for its highly acclaimed MF 3700 AL tractor range. This new option, which is available to order now, will further improve the ride…

TERRADISC: High strength thanks to TWIN ARM

Incorporating cover crops in spring, stubble cultivation in summer and seedbed preparation in autumn, the Pöttinger TERRADISC compact disc harrow is suitable for a wide range of applications throughout the arable season. The TERRADISC compact disc harrow is available with working widths between 3…

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