farm machinery


No pain no grain: history of the mighty combine

August 17, 2019

Harvesting is under way in many parts of the country as farmers reap what they sowed in the age-old season of hope and hard work. While the tensions of the season remain ever present, the harvesting technology seeks to lighten the load. Pete Small looks back to some of its origins


Apply seed at variable rates boost

March 16, 2019

Farmers using Väderstad Rapid trailed drills who want to apply seed and fertiliser at variable rates within fields can now do so without needing ISOBUS electronics thanks to new controller software.


Plenty of options on the feeder market

November 24, 2018

Dairy and beef producers looking to replace a tired diet feeder this winter have a “no frills” option in the new Strautmann Verti-Mix 1201 launched by Opico at AgriScot.