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On Farm Opinion – Fulfilling many tasks

For over 50 years there’s been a Claas combine gathering in crops at Lower Blakemere Farm in Herefordshire. CPM visits to find out why. I like its ability to cope with awkward crops in a wide range of sometimes quite difficult conditions. By David Jones Philip Gorringe is no stranger to Claas combine harvesters. Including […]

Innovation Insight – Efficiency with ease

The painful bit about making an arable system run smarter is having to log and document every job. In the third of our series on data management pioneers, CPM tells the story of Telematics, that does it all for you. There was a farm spending three and a half days over the harvest period just […]

Combines – The combine that thinks for itself

The new John Deere S700 Series combine harvester made its first public appearance at an event in Notts last month. CPM was there to see what’s new. The clever bit is the software that identifies what’s wrong and automatically adjusts settings to deliver a cleaner sample. By Jim Gerrard John Deere’s new S700 range of […]

Combines – Combined platform for AGCO brands

A new graphite grey machine is set to appear in UK fields for harvest 2018. CPM travels to Italy for the worldwide launch of the brand-new Fendt and Massey Ferguson combine range. It’s by far the biggest development programme we’ve ever undertaken. By Tom Allen-Stevens A completely new range of combines promising a “step change” […]

Combines – High hopes for harvest ‘18

Combine manufacturers have been demonstrating some of the new features added to their models to help make harvest a little easier. CPM rounds up the stand-out improvements. Significant enhancements include a higher capacity six-auger bed to transfer clean grain from the sieves. By David Jones By all accounts, harvest 2017 has had its fair share […]

On Farm Opinion – Cross-border farming

  With 2000ha of combinable crops to cover in Scotland’s short growing season Berwicks based Mountfair Farming’s move to a controlled traffic system of farming was the catalyst that led to the purchase of a pair of New Holland CR10.90 combines in 2016. CPM reports. The combines were really part of the evolution of the […]