23 May 2012
Dairy farmer Ian Barker admits to being a bit apprehensive about buying his first Landini tractor two years ago. But now he is enthusiastic about the 110hp Powermondial 115 that handles a wide range of different jobs on his 200-acre farm near Winslow in Buckinghamshire.
18 May 2012.
A new five-model range of six-cylinder tractors will be unveiled at the Cereals Event as McCormick distributor AgriArgo UK prepares to replace the popular McCormick XTX and TTX series. Revealing the top model in the new range at the event emphasises the versatile role of the design in providing the power needed to operate silage-making and feeding equipment in the livestock sector and tillage equipment for growing arable crops.
18 May 2012.
Four genuine tractors from a local farm are expected to attract keen interest when they go under the hammer at auctioneers Halls’ monthly collective auction at The Gallops, Stanklyn lane, Stone, near Kidderminster on May 25. The tractors include a 2003 Case MX170 4wd, a 2002 Case MX170 4wd with Tremble Easy Ride and GPS, a Y registration Case MX170 4wd and a T registration Case CX90 4wd.
16 May 2012.
In March New Holland Agriculture announced the official inauguration of Ntlo ya Lerato Rhino Orphanage the donation of a TT55 tractor to support the wildlife reserve located in South Africa’s Limpopo Province. The tractor will be used for general maintenance of the extensive territory of the sanctuary, whose name means “place of love” in Pedi. The reserve takes in rhinos orphaned as a result of poaching, and rears them to adulthood, preparing them to be released back into the wild.
Duel in the dirt
11 May 2012.
Preparations are gearing up for the first round of the British Tractor Pullers Association set to take
place at the 3rd annual ‘duel in the dirt’ Shakey Super Pull on 9-10 June.
The pulling events are supported by exhibits of tractors, classic tractors, trucks, cars and motorcycles.
Organised by the Midland Tractor Pullers Club, the 3rd annual Shakey Super Tractor Pull takes place at Shakespeare County Raceway, Long Marston Airfield, Stratford-Upon-Avon CV37 8LL . Tel: 01789 720180.
For further information visit www.midlndtractorpullers.co.uk & www.shakespearecountyraceway.co.uk
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