Anglia Machinery January 2022

Page 1

January 2022

Looking for the next level in tine drill... You’ve found it • • • • •

Direct Drilling into stubble and Conventional Seeding Non inversion - surface tilth remains from year to year for weed control All seed types through one coulter, no adjustment required Low cost, Low maintenance Vertical loosening to 180mm for air, drainage and rooting to increase rhizosphere biology/nutrient availability and tillering • Patented seed depth bar and slot closure system giving unique seeding ability in all weathers

www.tritonseeddrills.com @tritonuk Triton UK: 01223 891888

Abington Farm Park, Great Abington, Cambs CB21 6AX



NEWS

New insurance policy for farm contractors

A

new insurance policy for farm contractors has been launched by the National Association of Agricultural Contractors in partnership with Towergate Farm Insurance. The new policy gives farm contractors access to policy extensions such as loss of yield, subsidy payment due to an unintended breach of a customer’s scheme and environmental impairment liability cover. NAAC chief executive Jill Hewitt said: “We are delighted to be working with Towergate to offer members an exclusive policy, and a dedicated point of contact when getting insurance quotes.

sure a competitive premium from a company that has all the small print covered.”

“It is vital that contractors are comprehensively covered to ensure they are protected when working on a customer’s land. Even if offering services on a neighbour’s farm, contracting insurance is vital to protect all parties.”

Peace of mind Ms Hewitt said the new scheme would give contractors peace of mind as they provided a vital service to farmers. Mistakes and accidents could happen – and what started out as a favour could quickly deteriorate. “For example, it only needs a sprayer boom to not function cor-

A comprehensive insurance policy is vital, says Jill Hewitt rectly, and the damage is done. We recommend getting quotes to en-

Specialist operations Towergate is a broker with over a century of experience dealing with the agricultural industry. The company has access to a variety of other insurance policies and says it can help contractors find the right cover for specialist operations. The firm’s dedicated contact for the NAAC scheme is lead account executive Naomi Pine. A dairy farmer’s daughter, she has specialised in agricultural related insurances since 2001 and has working knowledge of agricultural contracting. Ms Pine said: “The breadth of services available to Towergate allows us to identify and advise on the risks posed to the sector – ensuring we can find appropriate, competitive insurance solutions to protect contractors across their businesses.”

January 2022 Published by: Countrywide Publications, Fountain Way, Reydon Business Park, Reydon, Suffolk IP18 6DH T: 01502 725866. Printed by: Micropress Printers Ltd, Suffolk T: 01502 725800 © Countrywide Publications 2022.

No responsibility can be accepted by the publishers for the content of advertisements nor the opinions expressed by contributors. If you no longer wish to receive this magazine, please email your name, address and postcode as it appears on the wrapper to info@countrywidepublications.co.uk

fendt.com | Fendt is a worldwide brand of AGCO.

O N E T H I N G I S S I M P L E : Fe n dt O N E

Because faster, more efficient and more relaxed work comes as standard. May we introduce: Your three new offices. The new generation of the Fendt 500, 900 and 1000 Vario already has the FendtONE digital operating system on board as standard. This saves you any administrative and documentation work and, thanks to special interfaces, you will also be ideally equipped for connection to other systems in the future. Farming couldn’t be more efficient. Learn more at www.fendt.com/new-tractors

It’s Fendt. Because we understand Agriculture.

rwcrawford.co.uk

Anglia Machinery Janauary 2022 3


NEWS

‘Standout sale’ sees top prices for machinery fleet

T

op prices were achieved when East Anglian-based auctioneer Cheffins hosted a major machinery dispersal sale on behalf of agricultural contractors RC Baker Ltd. The well-attended auction on 16 December saw more than 150 lots go under the hammer – including a fleet of John Deere tractors, two large tankers and various other machinery items and implements. Highlights of the sale included seven John Deeres – all of them less than four years old. They included five 6215R machines which went for £117,500 (2021); £95,500 (2020); £95,000 (2020); £70,500 (2018); and £54,500 (2017).

has come to spend more time with the family. “Growing and developing the business for nearly half a century has been an amazing journey. Over those years we have had some truly fantastic staff, suppliers and customers, many of whom we are lucky to now call good friends.”

A range of spreading equipment included a 2020 Claas Xerion 5000 slurry tanker and Gooseneck Kaweco combination which went for £525,000. A 2017 Vredo 7028/3 self-propelled spreader made £425,000. In addition, a 2021 John Deere 9700i forager made £270,000; a 2013 Claas Lexion 780 combine harvester made £126,000; and a 2015 Volvo L70 loader made £81,000. Machines were offered alongside a range of drills, cultivators and trailers.

Record prices A well-known figure in the farming world, Mr Baker is a past chairman of the National Asso-

ciation of Agricultural Contractors. He has spoken at the Oxford Farming Conference and is a previous Farmers Weekly Contractor of the Year. Cheffins director Oliver Godfrey said: “This was a standout sale. The £525,000 paid for the Claas Xerion tanker is a record price achieved for a piece of modern agricultural machinery ever sold at auction.” Bidders came from across the UK and overseas – online and in person. “This was well-maintained equipment, and the Baker team have a fantastic reputation in the market, which directly translated into some very strong bidding across the board.”

Family time RC Baker managing director Charles Baker built up a substantial contracting business after starting out with a Ford 4000 tractor in 1974. He said: “The time

Working demonstration set to woo crowds

S

ugar beet specialist J Riley will hold its popular biennial working demonstration on 27 January at Little Witchingham, Norfolk. Widely regarded as one of the best places to see the latest advances and developments in harvesting technology, the event is

being held by kind permission of H Jones (Farms) Ltd. It will include a hog roast by North-Norfolk butchers HV Graves. The demonstration will showcase Vervaet’s new rollerbed primary cleaning system which can be specified in place of the existing highly-regarded turbine-on-

ly layout on the high-output sixwheel Beet Eater 625 Evo. Announced last spring, the first rollerbed-equipped machines went to work for the 2021/2 sugar beet campaign with two machines sold in the UK. This will be the first time the rollerbed has been shown at a working demon-

Two rollerbed-equipped machines made their UK debut last year 4 Anglia Machinery Janauary 2022

stration open to the public. Intended to be another option for potential customers already operating a rollerbedtype machine in suitable soil types, its addition makes Vervaet the only harvester manufacturer to offer their customers the option of both primary cleaning methods. Additionally, the Vervaet system discharges onto a central cleaning turbine rather than a trace, eliminating a potential problem area. The central turbine is a well-proven method already in use on over 160 Vervaet harvesters which are currently operating in the UK. The compact and manoeuvrable four-wheel Q-616 remains the most popular harvester in the Vervaet range. The model continues to be enhanced with annual updates and a 2021 machine will also be in action. The postcode for the event is NR9 5NY.


Complete service support from design to manufacture

European Springs and Pressings offer full design and production of standard and bespoke metal components in a comprehensive range of materials. Our products range from tension, torsion, extension, compression and gas springs, to wire forms and metal pressings.

For all enquiries please call us on: +44 20 8663 1800 or email us at: sales@europeansprings.com


HARVEST HARVEST INSTALLATIONS INSTALLATIONS HArvest mAXi stirrer

From complete installation of tunnel, floor and Stirrer, to updating existing drying equipment to achieve high drying rates.

HArvest ConstAnt Humidity ControLLer

Gives you guaranteed drying conditions, 24/7 Efficient and economic with thousands of units in use on all combinable crops and onion stores nationwide.

CALL: 01795 533903

Main Office: Units 2&3 Oaklands Park, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 2RW. Depot also at Faversham, Kent

www.harvestinstallations.co.uk


NEWS

Claas UK takes apprentice training ‘in-house’

M

achinery maker Claas UK is bringing its apprentice training ‘in-house’ in a new dedicated academy at the company’s UK headquarters in Suffolk. The first intake of apprentices from Claas dealerships will start at the Saxham academy next month – 20 years after Claas first launched its apprenticeship programme. Claas said the move would ensure staff had even better technical skills and product knowledge. The new purpose built Apprentice Academy makes Claas the only UK agricultural machinery manufacturer to offer and deliver an in-house apprenticeship programme that is all under one roof.

Global blueprint It is also a worldwide first for the Claas Group. Representing an investment of £2.55m, the programme will provide a blueprint for the development of sim-

ship programme and will be fully integrated and accustomed to Claas, leading to further qualification and progression within the dealerships.”

More than 200 apprentices have graduated from the scheme ilar schemes within the company’s global operation. More than 200 apprentices have graduated under the Claas scheme since it was launched two decades ago. The company said bringing the scheme in-house

would improve training and keep apprentices abreast of advances in technology and machinery. Academy manager Andrew Dunne said: “Apprentices will receive specific product training throughout their apprentice-

Partner colleges Claas will continue its close working relationships with its current partner colleges to ensure all their existing apprentices complete their programmes successfully and continue their careers at Claas. A further cohort of apprentices will join the scheme in autumn 2022. Initially Claas UK will be delivering the Land-Based Service Engineer Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard, with additional courses later. The apprenticeship programs will be delivered by Claas dedicated trainers alongside specialist product trainers from the Claas Academy, which has grown by a further five workshops and six classrooms, together with dedicated digital studios.

www.sprayerJack.co.uk www.sprayerJack.co.uk www.sprayerJack.co.uk

“ I have Trailed beenor farming for over 50 years, during which time I Trailed or have purchased many a product both large and small, and on Trailed orI have been left with the distinct feeling nearly every occasion being financially ripped off – whether it be a new tractor or a selfofwheelbarrow propelled self propelled that constantly gets a puncture – now solved with self propelled a puncture-free wheel! Jacks Jacks are are However this Sprayer Jack I am totally delighted with – it is Jacks well designed, are robustly constructed and finished to a high degree of perfection. The only major thing wrong is I should available available have bought one years ago! ” available – A satisfied customer

BLOCKS BLOCKS OF WOOD OFAND WOOD HOMEMADE AND HOMEMADE ‘UNSAFE’‘UNSAFE’ RIGS CAN RIGS NOW CAN NOW WOOD AND HOMEMADE ‘UNSAFE’ RIGS CAN NOW BE BLOCKS A THING BE OF AOF THING THE PAST. OF THE THE PAST. SPRAYER THE SPRAYER JACKare IS VERY JACK EASY, IS VERY EASY, Trailed or self propelled Jacks available BE A THING OFTO THE PAST. SPRAYER JACK IS FAR VERY EASY, VERY QUICK VERY QUICK USE, BUT TOTHE USE, ABOVE BUTALL ABOVE FAR SAFER! ALL SAFER! VERY QUICK TO USE, BUT ABOVE ALL FAR SAFER!

07584 649441 07584 649441 07584 649441

shanecooper65@gmail.com shanecooper65@gmail.com shanecooper65@gmail.com Anglia Machinery Janauary 2022 7


LAMMA 2022

Range of services showcased by Hutchinsons Agronomy firm Hutchinsons hopes to showcase its variable rate drill conversion kit at LAMMA later this year. The Omnia E-Seed is said to be the first stand-alone variable rate drill conversion kit that fits any standard drill. It enables a standard land metered drill to be converted simply and efficiently into a variable rate drill. Hutchinsons has invested heavily in developing services and technologies to allow growers to become more profitable and sustainable amid a tide of rising input costs. It says the Omnia E-Seed has been thoroughly tested at a farmscale level on the company’s demonstration Helix Farms. Also at LAMMA, the company will showcase its TerraMap Carbon carbon mapping service. Different rotation scenarios – from cropping and variety types to stewardship – can be created within the Omnia Carbon management tool to see how changes in management practices can improve environmental and financial performance. Future services within Omnia will let users calculate the production coosts of different cropping scenarios – enabling them to make better informed decisions when it comes to managing carbon and profit before putting a crop into the ground.

The 40th anniversary LAMMA event will now go ahead on 4-5 May.

LAMMA event postponed amid pandemic concern

T

his year’s LAMMA show has been postponed following concerns over another wave of coronavirus. Due to take place this month at the Birmingham NEC, the event has now been rescheduled for 4-5 May. All plans for the 40th anniversary show will be carried over to the spring edition, when organisers say the two-day show will welcome more than 600 exhibitors and 40,000 attendees who will gather to see the latest machinery, technology and equipment for the farming industry. Sanjeev Khaira, director of organisers Agriconnect, said: “We have seen a significant increase in the uncertainty of COVID-19 regulations. We have built robust health and safety plans for the LAMMA 2022 event. “However, with distribution and supply chain challenges and the potential lockdowns or restrictions, we are all uncertain about how the situation will look in January. “After speaking with many of our exhibitors and attendees, we have taken the challenging decision to postpone.”

Event director Kate Walsh said there would be no changes to the LAMMA 2022 floorplan or show features as a result of the date change. Visitor registration will remain open and there was no need for anyone to register again if they had already done so, she added. “The team and I are saddened to be making this announcement today. We have been hard at work planning for the 40th anniversary edition of LAMMA, and were very much looking forward to bringing the agricultural industry together. “The past few years have been challenging for the farming community, and we had hoped LAMMA in January would be a great way to start the New Year and spur momentum in the industry. “However, after listening to you, and sharing your concerns about the COVID situation, we believe moving the show to the spring will provide the best opportunity for us to meet face-to-face and deliver on the objectives of both our exhibitors and visitors.” For full details, visit www.lammashow.com

New and updated models from Fendt

The Omnia E-Seed converts a standard drill into a variable rate machine 8 Anglia Machinery Janauary 2022

Fendt says it still plans to exhibit new and updated models across all its product ranges at this year’s LAMMA event. It will include the FendtONE system – a new operator platform which encompasses onboard and offboard task management to help machine operators optimise productivity and working efficiency in the field. The platform links the operator and their machine with the farm office or any location with an internet connection and a smart device. This makes it easier to plan jobs, monitor work and keep accurate records.

The FendtONE display appearance and layout is similar whether viewed in the tractor cab or the farm office. Fendt says this makes operator training easier and avoids confusion and errors. Since its launch two years ago, the FendtONE control concept has been rolled out across machines as each series is updated. New 500 and 900 Vario models are the latest to gain FendtONE cabs and will be shown at LAMMA for the first time. For 2022, all models share a 10-inch digital dashboard display, and the new FendtONE

armrest and multi-function control joystick. Higher spec levels have GPS guidance and additional functions available through a 12-inch terminal. Although the FendtONE onboard control concept is new, Fendt says experienced users will immediately feel at home with the new cab layout and controls which retain a familiar appearance and feel. Fendt specialists will be onhand at LAMMA to explain how bringing together the onboard and offboard worlds work and provide benefits for any size farm or contracting business.


12 Buckingham Close, Bermuda Ind Est, Nuneaton, Warks CV10 7JT

OFFICIAL SUPPLIER

HERBERT SPARE PARTS Quality Parts Reliable Service

• ALL parts for HERBERT handling systems available • Exclusive Manufacturer of PLASTIC GRADING SCREENS –

• Bio oil fired heaters • Oil and gas fired cabinet heaters • Suspended oil and gas fired unit heaters

30, 35, 40, 42.5, 45, 47.5, 50, 52.5, 55, 57, 60, 65, 68, 70, 75 & 80mm

• Service work undertaken using experienced engineers • USED MACHINERY – “sold as seen” or refurbished

• Portable and mobile heaters • Electric heaters SALES CONTACTS: Andy Wallis 07850 988382 andy@thermobile.co.uk | John Hall 07775 635527 john@thermobile.co.uk WEB: www.thermobile.co.uk

Contact us NOW on 01945 430983/07770 885651 sales@hub4parts.co.uk www.hub4parts.co.uk

Contact us: 07790 989024 | 01159 655970

www.arcusin.co.uk stephen@arcusin.com See us at Hall 20, stand 530

Anglia Machinery Janauary 2022 9


PLANT HIRE The machines are at work on farms and construction sites.

First Bobcat R-Series telehandlers arrive in UK • Versatile machines are well received • Used in construction and agriculture • Robust, capable and comfortable too

T

he first of Bobcat’s new R-Series telehandlers have been delivered in to Truelove Property & Construction in Lincoln. The T41.140SLP machines offer a lift capacity of 4.1t, a lift height of 13.65 m and forward reach of 9.8 m. Established in 1968, Truelove Property & Construction is a family-run business. Over the past 50 years, it has built almost 1000 new homes. It also has a subsidiary farming business called Happy Days Farming Company.

The new T41.140SLP telehandlers were supplied by local dealer AMS Bobcat in Scunthorpe. They are already at work on a number of housing developments – but suitable for farm work too.”

Top notch Truelove owner and director Barrie Truelove said “We were not satisfied with the performance of our previous brand of telehandlers. We chose to replace them with the Bobcat telehandlers for a number of reasons.”

Price, lead time and quality were all top notch, said Mr Truelove. He added: “It has been a very successful transition – and all of our operators are very happy with the new telehandlers. One of the T41.140SLP units is also being used on Worlaby Farm near Brigg, where it is being employed to lift and handle steel components being used to build a new 10,000t grain store at the farm.

First farm Truelove bought its first farm in January 1994 in Nottinghamshire and then went on to buy Worlaby Farm and another in Kingerby at Market Rasen. The company has since continued to grow with the acquisition of three further farms. Typically, the Bobcat T41.140SLP telehandler is used in construction applications, but this model can also find other uses in agriculture. The telehandlers are being used used for applications such as loading and stacking hay bales. Happy Days Farming mainly concentrates on arable farming with over 2000ha under management, but the company has also

moved recently into pig production. The company is continually looking to expand and seeking new opportunities in agriculture.

Choice of models The new T41.140SLP telehandlers are the first of the new RSeries models to be sold in the UK. As well as the T40.140SLP, the new generation R-Series telehandler range provides a choice of 11 more models with Stage V engines. The new R-Series telehandlers cover lifting heights from 6 to 18 m with maximum lifting capacities between 2.6 and 4.1 tonne. The new R-Series range of telehandlers from Bobcat comprises a range of model sizes. The new R-Series telehandlers offer agility on demand, with a newly configured transmission system providing enhanced smoothness to carry out the trickiest jobs at height with surgical precision. These operations are also facilitated by the combination of the Boom Positioning System, the new updated, ultra-accurate joystick, the inching function and the improved visibility from the cab.

Major milestone for award-winning engine The 750,000th engine has just come off the line at JCB Power Systems in Derbyshire where production first began in 2004. JCB chairman Lord Bamford said it was “quite some milestone” considering that the company only started manufacturing 17 years 10 Anglia Machinery Janauary 2022

ago. The engines were a global success story, he added. “So much has been achieved over that time with our engines including two world land speed records. With the development of our new hydrogen motor, there is so much more to come and the fu-

ture for our engine business looks very bright.” Engine production was extended to India in 2011 – helping to power JCB to the landmark figure. JCB India’s Delhi plant currently manufactures around 48 engine variants for the Indian

market and for export. More than half of the 750,000 engines – which range in power from 55-212kW – were made in Derbyshire. The engines power JCB products and those of customers producing equipment as diverse as road sweepers.


Dowdeswell 4 Bodied Ridger, SCN Deep Bodies, Hyd Outer Bodies, Good Metal £3,250

New Strimech/Broadwater Box Rotators, Ex Stock, Various Brackets From £3,950

Dowdeswell 130/70 Bedtiller and Ridger, Spiked Rotor, SCN Deep Bodies, Good Condition £1,950

Standen Unistar, 2010, Infill Rings, 28mm Under Web, Mechanically Good, £12,500

Grimme BF200 Ridger, 2016, Subsoiler Legs, Convex Bodies, Very Tidy Machine £3,500

Grimme VL30B, Ridging Hood, Applicators, A Good Simple Planter Ready For Work, £1,750

Standen Unistar, 2016, Intake Web, Variflow Web, Very Low Acreage Machine £36,500

Structural PM20V Planter, HYD hood, Variator Control, very tidy £6,000

“HELPING YOU GET THE JOB DONE” WITH AN EVER-EXPANDING RANGE OF MACHINES ON OFFER, WE HAVE NO DOUBT THAT IF THERE’S SOMETHING YOU NEED DOING, WE’RE THE ONES THAT CAN MAKE IT HAPPEN

CRUSHERS | MINI CRUSHERS | SCREENERS | MINI & MIDI DIGGERS | HEAVYWEIGHT EXCAVATORS DEMOLITION DIGGERS | ATTACHMENTS | LOADING SHOVELS | DUMPERS

www.norfolkandsuffolkplant.co.uk HIRE & SALES 01502 710731 | SALES REP - LEE SPURGEON - 07970 002927 NORFOLK & SUFFOLK PLANT, SANDPIT LANE, ELLOUGH IND EST, BECCLES NR34 7TH Anglia Machinery Janauary 2022 11


PLANT HIRE

Unimog puts on more muscle for customers

M

ercedes-Benz Trucks has responded to customer feedback by introducing more powerful versions of its 4x4 Unimog UGE implement carrier. Now available for order by UK operators, the U435 and U535 produce 260 kW (354 hp). This represents an increase of 40 kW (54 hp) on the highest output previously available from the Euro VI Step E 7.7-litre in-line six-cylinder engine. Maximum torque is up by 180Nm to 1,380Nm, which is available from 1,800rpm. Daimler Truck engineers have also purpose-designed and built an automated manual transmission to manage the higher outputs of the machines.

Quicker shifts Improved gear change options and clutch control produces quicker shifts that translate into a smoother ride and better fuelefficiency. They are expected to

that may be fitted, the hydropneumatic system contributes to handling stability and assists operators when coupling and uncoupling implements.

The new machine is expected to prove popular in the UK prove popular with UK operators as an alternative to the standardfit manual gearbox. In other developments, the Unimog implement carrier can now be specified for the first time with self-levelling suspension over the

rear axle. The new set-up employs gas storage tanks and hydraulic cylinders, instead of the usual coil springs. As well as providing a constant driving level irrespective of load status or any rear attachments

Steering option A new steering option makes it easier for drivers to turn the wheel at low, manoeuvring speeds, or when stationary, and is particularly helpful when the vehicle is fitted with large-volume tyres or heavy front implements such as mowers. The U435 and U535 have maximum gross weights (with relevant special equipment) of 14t and 16.5t respectively. The first of these machines are expected to reach the UK this month. The latest round of product enhancements cap a memorable 75th anniversary year for the Unimog. Neither a truck nor a tractor, the vehicle enjoys a reputation as a capable off-roader which can achieve on-road speeds of up to 56mph.

Matthew Williams Digger Hire Limited Call us Today JCB’s with or without Operator Hire Various Sizes of 360 Excavator 13-22T Various Sizes of Mini Digger Hire 1-8T Telehandlers 6, 7, 9 & 14 Mtr Dozer Hire Tractor & Hedgecutter Hire Groundworks & Drainage Concrete Breakers Ditching Various Sizes of Dumpers Rollers & Wacker Plate Site Clearance & Foundations Welfare Units & Container

Tel: 01692 406463, Email: hire@mwdiggerhire.co.uk Holgate Farm, Holgate Road, North Walsham, Norfolk, NR28 9LP 12 Anglia Machinery Janauary 2022


Hugh Pearl Lane Drainage has over 60 years experience of contracting, and can supply all of your drainage and trenching requirements from design to construction.

HUGH PEARL (LAND DRAINAGE) LTD NEW FARM, BOBBINGWORTH, ONGAR, ESSEX CM5 0DJ

T: 01277 890274

F: 01277 890322 E: admin@hughpearl.co.uk W: www.hughpearl.co.uk

Agricultural Telehandler Hire Very competitive rates for long or short term hire

Contact direct or through Anglia Farmers

• JCB 520-40 • JCB 531-70

• JCB 535-95 • JCB 535-140

• JCB 520-50 • JCB SUPER AGRI 541-70

• JCB 525-60 • JCB 540-170

01953 688211

Established for over 50 years, offices across East Anglia and Essex For details of our excellent quality ex-fleet equipment for sale contact James Lambert on 01953 688211, option 4

Anglia Machinery Janauary 2022 13


NEWS

Michelin tyres help Larrington Trailers seal the deal

F

eltwell Growers has ordered four new Larrington Trailers specified with Michelin TrailXBib VF tyres and an AgriBrink central tyre inflation system (CTIS). Part of the G’s Group – one of the largest family-owned fresh produce suppliers in the UK – the farm had planned to move its entire fleet of trailers onto tracks, as it looked for the best ways to reduce soil damage at its 5,000ha base in the Norfolk fens. Supplied and fitted by Michelin ExelAgri dealer Bush Tyres, the TrailXBib fitments benefit from Michelin’s Ultraflex Technology that allows for greater flexibility – meaning they can work with a larger footprint, reducing the impact on the soil. Feltwell Growers radish manager Scott Watson said: “We are ef-

fectively farming below sea level here and the ground gets very wet, so it’s hard for these big heavy trailers to navigate. When fully loaded with vegetables they can weigh up to 19 tonnes. “We assumed the only thing that would really alleviate soil

damage would be to move them onto tracks,” said Mr Watson. “We agreed to look at the set-up with the CTIS and low-pressure tyres and were blown away with the results.” The test saw two 180hp tractors pulling 10t of stone payload in two identical Larrington tandem axle trailers across a wet field. One trailer was fitted with standard tyres pressured to 4 bars, while the other was fitted with Michelin TrailXBibs at 1 bar. The trailer with the standard tyres got stuck and had to be pulled out by two more tractors,

while the trailer fitted with the Michelin TrailXBib VF fitments sailed through with minimum damage to the field. “We pretty much made up our minds there and then,” said MrWatson. “We now have two of the trailers with that exact set-up up running in the fields with two more to follow shortly – it’s working very well. “The CTIS allows us to go from 7 bar for operating on firmer ground down to 1 bar for when we’re out on the soggy fields inside a minute and a half. It’s a great, sustainable solution for us.”

The tyres are helping to reduce soil compaction

Richard Betts 4x4 (Lincoln) Ltd. www.richardbetts4x4.co.uk

2018 JCB 531-70 TELEHANDLER, 1,184 HOURS, 7M REACH, 3.1 TON LIFT, JOYSTICK, AIR CON, 4WS/2WS/CRAB STEER, ORANGE & GREEN BEACONS, KEY PAD, REVERSING CAMERA, 75% TYRES. POA

NEW 1250 LITRE AUTO-LOCK SKIPS IN STOCK. £625

NEW 2021 JCB AGRI HYDRAULIC MUCK GRAB, WIDTH 7FT 6”, Q-FIT BRACKETS, IN STOCK & READY TO GO. POA

2018 VOLVO EC15D, 1036 HOURS, HAMMER LINES, BLADE, ORANGE & GREEN BEACON, 90% TRACKS, QUICK HITCH, 4 BUCKETS. £13,950

2008 JCB 536-70 AGRI SUPER, 3,289 HOURS, 3.6 TON LIFT, 7M REACH, 130HP, PICK UP HITCH, HYD LOCKING PINS, 40KPH, BOOM SUSPENSION, JOYSTICK, AIR CON, REVERSE FAN, CONSTANT FLOW HYD, SELECTABLE 4WD, AIR SEAT, 460/70 R24 MICHELIN BIBLOAD TYRES AT 90%, ONE OWNER FROM NEW. £POA

2020 KUBOTA U10-3 MICRO DIGGER, 545 HOURS, EXPANDING TRACKS, HAMMER LINES, TWIN SPEED TRACKING, BLADE EXTENSIONS, FOLDING ROLL BAR, 75% TRACKS, QUICK HITCH & 3 BUCKETS. £14,500

NEW LWC PP2 2 TON TIPPING TRAILER, 8FT X 4FT, DROP SIDES, REAR TAILGATE, SIDES & TAILGATE REMOVABLE, SINGLE-AXEL JOCKEY STAND, DESIGNED & BUILT IN BRITAIN. £2,750

2015 SMC TL-90 LIGHTING TOWER, 7,049 HOURS, 9M HYDRAULIC MAST, X4 1,000 WATT LAMPS, X2 110 VOLT SOCKETS, KUBOTA ENGINE, FAST TOW. £2,500

T: 01522 246 522 F: 01522 731 213 Richard: 07860 575 155 James: 07764 511 257 E: james@richardbetts4x4.co.uk 14 Anglia Machinery Janauary 2022



www.nnvs.co.uk Ivan: 01263 861197 07810 561230

Rhino Excavators - Simplicity at its best

In

St oc k

Parts warehouse on site. One years parts warranty on all machines. Next day delivery available on most machines

VSM 800 KG MICRO/MINI DIGGER

780/900mm Wide, Koop Euro 5 Engine, Manual quick hitch, comes with 3 buckets as standard

£5,850 + VAT

VSM 1.2 EXCAVATOR

Back in stock. 3 cylinder Yanmar Italian pumps, 3 buckets, unbelievable value

£8,495 + VAT

also available with slewing arm £8,950 + VAT

BRAND NEW HZM 8018 1.8 ton Cabbed Diggers

hyd quick hitch slewing front arm, heated cab, rubber track, three buckets three cylinder Kuboto engine, piped for hammer excellent value and in stock ready to go, finance available

£13,995 + VAT

HZM 908 NEW MODEL 800 KG LIFT

Diesel pivot steer loader Rops/Fops cabin, quick hitch, with bucket & pallet forks, 2 speed torque converter, full parts back up service, other attachments in stock, absolute bargain, finance available subject to status

£11,995 + VAT

Uncabbed £13,495 + VAT

TWO TON BRAND NEW EXCAVATORS Cheapest in the country, one off price, Yanmar engines, full spec, supplied with 3 buckets finance available subject to status

£14,995 + VAT

HERACLES ONE TON SWIVEL TIP DUMPERS AT LAST THEY ARE IN STOCK FANTASTIC BIT OF KIT Two speed hydrostatic drive with creep control, fast tip hydraulics artic steer, really nippy fast manoeuvrable little machines easily transported.

£21,495 + VAT

812T MODEL ALSO AVAILABLE £15,995 + VAT

HZM 825 T TELESCOPIC ARTIC STEER 2.5 TON LOADERS

100hp four cyl turbo quick hitch 4.5m level bucket height diesel aux cab heaters full vision cab two speed torque converter, 3.5m front reach comes with bucket & pallet forks

£29,500 + VAT

OPTION CUMMINS ENGINE, High speed road gear £32,500 + VAT, 1.6T £21,995 + VAT

O PR FFE IC R E

£11,500 ++VAT £15,495 VAT

HZM 816T TELESCOPIC ARTICULATED LOADER

BACK IN STOCK full range of attachments, comes with pallet forks and buckets as standard

BRAND NEW PALLET GOOD SENSE ROUGH ELECTRIC TRUCKS FORTERRAIN SALE!

3t capacity, 4wd forklift, 4.5m lift, triple free mast, Yanmar 4 They are a 1.5 tonne lift and powered by cylinder turbo euro five three speed torqueare converter transmission. batteries. trucks will come complete 30lithium Kmh road speed, hydThe tilt cab, full safety cab with heater. LED workchargers. lights, full CEThese approval, 20 inch tyres. Selectable with trucks arefront light and easy to 4wd, built with all topdelivery quality components. manoeuvre. Nationwide is also available!

2021 TRACKED POWER BARROWS 400kg £1,995 VAT £2,250 ++ VAT 600kg hi-tip £5,650 + VAT 1000 kg hi-tip £7,995 + VAT

£29,995 + VAT ONLY £1,350 + VAT

HZM 811 Articulated Mini Shovels

1.1 tonne lift, twin hydraulic auxiliary lines to the front, single rear auxiliary hydraulic, a 4 cylinder engine with a torque converter transmission, a reverse camera and hydraulic quick hitch! These machines measure to be 4.6m long, 1.55m wide and 2.390m high. They are in stock now, and are ready to go for only

£13,995 + VAT

BS 60 DIESEL 2021 BRAND NEW WATER PUMPS VSM 8 TON GRAIN CHASER 6inch inlet and outlet 8 metre BINS/DRILL FILLERS/FEED suction height 24 metre lift height HOPPER FILLERS can move 180 cubic metres an Ect 10 in auger pto powered hour which is a lot of water be hyd fold away spout hyd ready for this winter and not get flow regulation balloon tyres flooded electric start 6 hrs run simplicity at it’s best time on standard tank. £7,995 + VAT

£1,250 + VAT

VSM 700 DIESEL COMPACTORS/ WHACKER PLATES

Forward and reverse control, weigh 355kg, removable extension plates 87 by 58 cm, 400 cc diesel engine with a force of 6.6 kw, electric start with pull start as a back up. Compaction up to max depth of 90cm

2021 MODEL of the HZM 915!

37kW engine with 2 speed torque converter transmission, 1.5 tonne lift, hydraulic quick hitch, third hydraulic service and an industrial spec chassis. These amazing machines are 5.1m long, 1.8m wide and 2.6m high. They are in stock now and are ready to go for only

+ VAT + VAT £2,450£2,450 + VAT £1,850

£15,250 + VAT

HZM 916

BRAND NEW 2021 HD 3 TON TRIPLE MAST CONTAINER SPEC WITH SIDE SHIFT FORKLIFTS

37kW engine with 2 speed torque converter transmission, 1.6 tonne lift, hydraulic quick hitch, third hydraulic service and an industrial spec chassis. These amazing machines are 5.1m long, 1.8m wide and 2.6m high. They are in stock now and are ready to go for only

£15,995 + VAT

4.5 metre lift height diesel Isuzu copy we have been using same machines ourselves for five years with absolutely no problems full CE compliance simplicity at its best totally reliable and less than half price off competitors

£11,995+VAT £12,995 + VAT

4 ton available £14,995 +VAT


Mark Weatherhead

Freephone: 0800 328 5492 Email: sales@allertonuk.com Website: www.allertonuk.com

TRACTORS & TELEHANDLERS Ex demo Deutz Fahr 7250, f/linkage & PTO MF 5455 & Loader 1550hrs (2015)

The Dependable Choice in Drainage In rural areas without a mains drainage system, and where septic tanks will no longer reach environmental standards, Allerton can provide the ideal solution. Trading since 1974, Allerton are leading specialists in efficient treatment systems. They pride themselves on their individual, problem solving approach to dealing with alternative means of treating and disposing of raw sewage.

MF 5612 (2015) – 125hp 300hrs MF 6190 (1998) – 190hp MF 5455 & Loader, 1550hrs (2015)

MF 6499 (2005) – 237hp

CAT TH336C Telehandler with Pallet

MF 6499 (2005) – 237hp

MF 698T 2wd & Powerloader MF 8926 (2005) – 6m lift telehandler Caterpillar 407 Ag telehandler (2009) – tidy Caterpillar TH336C – (2014) 6m

MF 6499 (2005) – 237hp

Case 895L & Loader 4850hrs (’93) Various forks & grapples

Echo Chipper Shredder CH5540H

MF 5612 (2015) – 125hp 300hrs HARVESTING

MF 34, 16’ PF tidy (1991) Krone Big Pack 1270 (2012), v tidy 48,000 bales Krone 1290 baler (2015), 55,000 bales Claas Mower – Disco 250

Vicon RV2160 round baler, very tidy Krone 1400 (2013) 4 rotor rake Claas 2.5m mtd mower

Claas Liner 3100 twin rotor rake 10m

Vicon RV2160 round baler, v tidy

Claas Liner 420 Rake

The Allerton ConSept converts your existing Septic Tank or Cesspit into a fully functioning Sewage Treatment Plant. The Diamond Sewage Treatment range is suitable for either individual homes or small population applications

When Gravity Drainage is not possible choose Allerton Pumping Stations for Sewage or Dirty Water

Servicing & Maintenance on a wide range of Sewage Treatment Plant and Pump Stations by BRITISH WATER ACCREDITED ENGINEERS.

Claas Liner 3100 twin rotor rake 10m KV Taarup 4232 3.2 trailer mower Claas Liner – 420 Rake

New Holland 940 square baler

ACCREDITED ENGINEERS

OTHER EQUIPMENT Dowdeswell DP7F, 6f, v tidy Dowdeswell DP7F, 7f, v tidy KV LD85 5f & 4f Richard Western 12t dump trailer Flat Lift Force – 2 leg HD Buster Vicon RV2160 round baler, v tidy

KV– Taarup 4232 3.2 trailer mower Tractors & Telehandlers Spalding 3 leg combination Pictures:Hollandwith 940 CATNew TH336C Telehandler Palletsquare baler MF 230 (4600h) P/Steering Knight leg combination MF Raven 6499 (2005)–– 3 237hp MF 5612 (2015) – 125hp 300hrs MF 6480, Other Equipment Dyna 6, 5374hrs Disco 250 mower ViconClaas PO-EDW weightcell, vgo MF 6499 (2005) – 237hp DP7F, ClaasDowdeswell Liner 3100 twin rotor rake 10m6f, v tidy RV2160 round baler, v tidy MF 698T 2wd & Powerloader ViconVicon Dowdeswell DP7F,hopper 7f, v tidy RO–EDW extension AS Marston 16t trailer MF 7626 (2013) F/Linkage 4600h KV LD 85 5f & 4f Kuhn Axis 30.1 spreader extension hopper MF 6290 v. tidy Flat Lift Force – 2 leg HD Buster AS Marston 16t trailer 9.3m Raven Sidewinder rollscombination Caterpillar 407 Ag telehandlerCousinsKnight – 3 leg (2009) – tidy Vicon PO-EDW weight cell, vgo Kongskilde 6m Germinator Caterpillar TH336C – (2014) 6m Vicon RO-EDW extension hopper AS Marston trailer Case 895L & Loader 4850hrs (’93) Kuhn16t Axis 30. 1 spreader extension Various forks & grapples hopper Richard Western 12t dump trailer Cousins 9.3m Sidewinder Rolls AS Marston 8t dump Harvesting Kongskilde 6mtrailer Germinator 08 MF 7278 AL 2181h 25’ PF AS Marston 16t trailer HEDGECUTTERS Claas Liner 3100 twin rotor rake 10m 2012 MF 7280 AL 1200h 22’ PF Richard Western 12t dump trailer Fella TFS 60 tidy 2012 MF 7282 AL 1350h 25’ PF

Hedgecutters Krone 1270 Big Baler 44,300 Major bales 2.8 front & rear flail mower Vicon RV2160 round baler, Fella TFS 60 tidy very tidy VEHICLES Major 2.8 front & rear flail mower Krone 1400 (2013) 4 rotor rake Isuzu Blade, 46,000miles – Black Claas 2.5m mtd mower Vehicles Claas Liner 3100 twin rotor NEW – Isuzu Isuzu Yukon Utility single – 2017cab - black rake 10m Krone Big Pack Baler – 1270 NEW – Isuzu Utility extended cab

07885 202005 01954 210355 Hardwick, Cambridge

www.markweatherhead.co.uk

Norfolk TRACTORS

Ltd

Sales & Hire Contracting Combining (Lexion 750TT) Hay and Silage mowing/baling Onion harvesting Hedge cutting General farm contracting Groundworks All makes/models of machinery WANTED Norfolk/Suffolk/Cambs area

Please call Joe on 07453 305911 Anglia Machinery Janauary 2022 17


NEWS

Innovative drill helps switch to regenerative agriculture

D

ifferent ways of farming more sustainably and profitably were discussed during a recent webinar hosted by the agri-tech innovation centre CHAP. More than 100 farmers, agronomists, researchers and industry professionals attended the online event – and explored how innovations such as the Swedish System Cameleon drill can be used to support the principles of regenerative agriculture.

Opening the webinar was Jane Rickson of Cranfield University. She outlined five principles of regenerative agriculture: minimising soil disturbance, maximising crop diversity, keeping soil covered, maintaining living roots and integrating livestock. The second speaker was Newcastle University farms director James Standen. He discussed ways to improve soil health status, the importance of timely operations, business resilience and the

The System Cameleon drill is garnering increased interest among growers

need to focus team thinking. “We’ve had to bring the whole team with us to think in the same way,” said Mr Standen. “Moving forward, timeliness is key. We’re trying to maintain green cover as we move from one season to the next, while also improving the balance of inputs.” Leigh Nobes, farm manager at the MacGregor Farming Partnership in Norfolk, spoke about the farm’s experience of the System Cameleon drill, a piece of equipment which is fast gaining pace among converts to regenerative agriculture. The drill’s inter-row technique means it can work between crop rows after emergence. This provides an opportunity to reduce machinery costs, improve precision and to support reduced or alternative inputs. Mr Nobes told listeners: “We bought the Cameleon in 2018 as we felt we needed additional weed control for our organic system. Because you can inter-row hoe, it opens up a much greater window.” The Cameleon worked best when it was combined with RTK GPS precision technology, said Mr Nobes. It was a worthwhile investment and was helping the farm save time and effort while managing crops.

C

M

Y

CM

MY

CY

CMY

K

18 Anglia Machinery Janauary 2022


CONVERTING VANS FROM CONCEPT TO COMPLETION

PROFESSIONAL VAN RACKING AND STORAGE SYSTEMS

C

M

Y

CM

360⁰ Van conversion Bespoke or standard layouts Flat pack to full conversion Crash tested racking Family owned business 5 year warranty*

35 YEARS EXPERIENCE

*when fitted by our factory trained technicians

MY

CY

MY

K

BESPOKE OR STANDARD RACKING

LIGHTWEIGHT AND ROBUST

IN-HOUSE DESIGN PROCESS

VAN RACKING SYSTEM

FINANCE OPTIONS AVAILABLE

FACTORY TRAINED INSTALLERS

CRASH TESTED RACKING

SWAP OUT SERVICE

FIND OUT HOW ALLSWAGE CAN HELP YOU 0121 553 5048 Allswage UK. Roebuck Street, West Bromwich, West Midlands. B70 6RB. www.allswagevanracking.co.uk


ARGOS

®

EFFECTIVE AND POWERFUL SPROUT INHIBITOR FOR STORED POTATOES Contains Orange Oil

POWERFUL NATURAL CONTROL

• Controls and prevents sprouting in store • No effect on taste, odour, or fry colour • Treated potatoes can be removed from store just 48 hours after application

www.upl-ltd.com/uk UPL Europe Ltd, Engine Rooms, 1st Floor, Birchwood Park, Warrington, Cheshire WA3 6YN T: +44 (0) 1925 819999 E: info.uk@upl-ltd.com : @upl_uk Mapp No. 19799. ARGOS contains 843.2 g/L (99.9% w/w) orange oil as a cold fogging concentrate (KN) or as a hot fogging concentrate (HN) formulation. For use as a sprout inhibitor on stored potatoes (please see label for details). Use plant protection products safely. Always read the label and product information before use. Pay attention to risk indications and follow the safety precautions on the label. ARGOS is a registered trademark of UPL © UPL Europe Ltd 2021.

28193 UPL ARGOS Anglia Farmer Full Page Ad (Oct 21) ART.indd 1

22/10/2021 10:56