Fuel processing giant Petroineos is to reduce the volume of biodiesel in its fuel.
The very last range of tractors to carry the David Brown name arrived 40 years ago when the 90 Series launched, writes Pete Small
Farm machinery giant Fendt has launched its first ever telehandler, which it describes as the “wheel loader among the telehandlers”.
Farmers are being reminded to ensure they have full forward visibility when driving machinery.
John Deere launched the new 40 Series range of tractors, advertised as the Schedule Masters, in autumn 1979.
The first of thousands of British-built International tractors was driven out of the Doncaster factory 70 years ago this month by the then minister of agriculture, Tom Williams.
High output grooming of grassland and stubbles is promised by an unusual combination of mower and harrow.
Manufacturers have unveiled their new and updated combines ready for harvest next year.
Profits plunged at the main John Deere dealer in the north last year.
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
Farmers taking a look at latest versions of the most powerful tractors in the Massey Ferguson (MF) line-up will be hard-pressed to spot any obvious differences to their predecessors.
Some farmers are spending almost twice as much on labour and machinery than others, according to Scottish land agent Mary Munro.
Farmers and crofters have been reminded to apply to Police Scotland for a special dispensation for the movement of wide agricultural vehicles.
A new state-of-the art self-propelled sprayer for use in table-top strawberry growing systems has been developed by a Scottish farm machinery firm.
Top-spec crop sprayers are already among the most sophisticated machines on the farm, but engineers continue to develop new features to further improve spraying accuracy.
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.
British machinery manufacturer JCB has launched a new range of Loadall agricultural telescopic handlers.
Farmers looking to upgrade their telehandler were offered new candidates at the LAMMA show.
Scottish machinery dealers sold more than 1,400 new tractors last year, according to the Agricultural Engineers Association (AEA).
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.
Losses narrowed at farm, construction and groundcare machinery company Ravenhill Ltd last year.
Scottish farm machinery dealer AM Phillip Agritech enjoyed a boost in turnover last year.
Back in the late 1930s, many tractor manufacturers started to develop new lines of products ready to capitalise on expanding markets.
Farmers and crofters have been told to be careful of VAT and legal pitfalls when selling second-hand farm machinery.
Farm machinery dealers are enjoying a boost in sales, according to figures from the Agricultural Engineers Association.
Place a bet on which new machines will grab the headlines after the Royal Highland Show and a new self-propelled diet feeder from Kverneland should be a safe enough punt.
One of Scotland’s main Claas dealerships, Sellars Agriculture, is expanding into the central belt.
The new X8 VT-Drive range of tractors from McCormick is now available to test drive and order.
Scottish tractor sales increased by 10% last year, according to figures from the Agricultural Engineers Association (AEA).
After the Massey Ferguson (MF) 65 tractor was launched at Smithfield in December 1957 shipments would begin to move out to dealers and customers in the new year of 1958.
Scotland has longed for an off-season, large-scale indoor show dedicated to the veteran, vintage and classic tractors and farm machinery movement.
British machinery giant JCB has added a new model to its range of telescopic wheeled loaders.