Long read: ready, tech, go - driverless tractors ready to roll
Michael Collins
Whether it's a drone or driverless tractor, the future of agricultural mechanisation is in an exciting position. Michael Collins looks at some of the technologIcal developments coming to the market.
6 June 2018 News
German handler and Japanese hatchback
This week we test a Schaffer 8620T articulated loader's cleaning-out abilities and get behind the wheel of the diesel Honda Civic.
Pöttinger has cover-crops covered
Austrian manufacturer Pöttinger has launched a new seed drill aimed solely at establishing cover crops.
Amazone: where it all began
Aside from all the new technology Amazone unveiled, visitors to the the recent Amatechnica field day also got to see some vintage machinery the company has produced.
6 June 2018 Vintage
Tractor safety: it's in your hands
Take a few minutes to make your life and those working with safer with a few simple safety tips.
6 June 2018 Farm machinery
German field day for a global audience
This week, Michael Collins reports from the recent Amazone field day in Germany and Alistair Chambers discusses SUVs in our motoring special.
30 May 2018 News
LAMMA's move to NEC looking positive
The moving of the annual LAMMA machinery show to the NEC will be the exhibitions first year at the Birmingham venue. Michael Collins reports
30 May 2018 Farm machinery
Amazone has the world at its feet
Michael Collins attended the recent field day held by German machinery manufacturer Amazone.
30 May 2018 Farm machinery
New home for New Holland
Some of the machinery demonstrated at the FTMTA Grass & Muck is hard at work for farmers and contractors. Michael Collins reports on one particularly powerful machine in Cork.
27 May 2018 News
Grimme opens new €13m plant in China
Grimme has spent over €13m on a new potato equipment manufacturing factory in China. Michael Collins reports.
25 May 2018 Farm machinery
Grass & Muck best bits
Michael Collins looks at some of the standout items from last week's FTMTA Grass & Muck show while Alistair Chambers test-drives the Alfa Romeo Stelvio.
23 May 2018 Farm machinery
Tractor registrations down but telehandlers and loaders rally
Michael Collins reports on the latest tractor registrations figures from the FTMTA.
23 May 2018 News