TRACTION Magazine, Issue3 2023

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WELCOME

Welcome to our newly renamed magazine TRACTION, bringing you the latest news, product innovations and special offers from the Rea Valley Tractors team.

Catchy weather has dominated the early part of harvest, and our teams are on hand to support you as you push your equipment to make the most of each weather window. The positivity with which the industry faces these challenges never ceases to amaze me. Thank you to all those involved.

It’s been a busy season here at RVT, with plenty of news from our seven depots and some exciting changes happening across our business. In July we announced that we had signed heads of terms to acquire our neighbouring New Holland and Kuhn dealer Teme Valley Tractors and we’re delighted to welcome them to the RVT family. Read more on pages 4-5.

We’ve been overwhelmed by the support we’ve received from our customers and community in both our existing and extended territories. The response to the New Holland product range has been phenomenal in particular the CR Revelation harvest equipment, which was the biggest selling combine in Europe last year and also the T7 LWB PLM tractor range. Our demonstrators are working hard to fulfil demand and we would like to take this opportunity to thank you and reassure you that our team are here to support you in the seasons ahead.

And a huge thank you to everyone that attended our open days over the summer in Denbigh and Middlewich, we had over 800 visitors across both sites and our team enjoyed spending time with our customers giving them the grand tour! Look out for news of our Ormskirk open day date – it’s planned for the end of the year - but we’re open for business in the meantime. You can contact the team on 01695 213139

Best of luck to our customers with the remaining harvest and upcoming cultivations ahead of them.

UPCOMING EVENTS

FLINT & DENBIGH SHOW Thursday 17th August

MINSTERLEY SHOW Saturday 19th August

ASHBOURNE SHOW Saturday 19th August

SHREWSBURY STEAM RALLY Sunday 27th & Mon 28th August

BERRIEW SHOW Saturday 26th August

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LLANFAIR CAEREINION SHOW Saturday 2nd September

BURTON PLOUGHING MATCH Saturday 2nd September

MALPAS STEAM RALLY Saturday 9th September

ALL WALES PLOUGHING Saturday 9th September CHAMPIONSHIPS

GNOSALL PLOUGHING MATCH Saturday16th September

CRUCKTON PLOUGHING MATCH Saturday 23rd September

CHESHIRE PLOUGHING MATCH Wednesday 27th September

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AUGUST SEPTEMBER

Rea Valley Tractors reach agreement to acquire Teme Valley Tractors

Rea Valley Tractors made a number of exciting changes to the business in November last year including being appointed the New Holland Agriculture dealer over a larger trading area with three new branches, and the expansion of its JCB territory into Cheshire. The three new branches are located in Middlewich (Cheshire), Ormskirk (Lancashire) and Denbigh (North Wales).

Teme Valley Tractors (TVT) has a highly reputable and long-standing history supporting the New Holland and Kuhn ranges and this acquisition will combine a wealth of technical knowledge and understanding of the brands to help better serve the local agricultural community.

Customers will benefit from an enhanced offering in the region with more choice of New Holland and Kuhn equipment available within the larger group. There will also be an expanded product range from a single provider, offering additional brands such as JCB materials handling equipment, Bailey Trailers and domestic ground care products including Milwaukee, Stihl, Countax and Hayter that are all core franchises held by Rea Valley Tractors.

Both TVT Welshpool and Knighton branches will continue trading from the current locations, and TVT employees from both businesses will transfer to Rea Valley Tractors at the completion of the deal, targeted to be the end of September. We are delighted that this includes Graham Probert and Martyn Hall who will continue in key management roles within the business.

Simon Clarke, Chairman of Rea Valley Tractors said: “The agricultural machinery industry has been through a period of substantial change; RVT has been at the forefront of that. I am delighted to have reached an amicable agreement with Graham and Martyn to acquire TVT. This acquisition will benefit all our stakeholders: customers, staff and suppliers. I look forward to working with Graham, Martyn and the TVT teams over the coming years”.

With this acquisition, Rea Valley Tractors will operate from a total of nine locations, with each branch being a fully functional sales, service and parts operation that can independently serve each local area. When combined with Rea Valley Tractors group functions, such as field parts vans, in-house Kuhn, JCB and New Holland product specialists, alongside a five-person strong dedicated Precision Agriculture team, customers throughout the region will enjoy the highest standards of support available in the industry.

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Teme Valley Tractors Knighton

RVT and TVT will continue to work as usual, while making the necessary preparations for the future collaboration and integration.

Teme Valley Tractors began trading in May 1983 before expanding into Welshpool in 1993, with Martyn Hall and Graham Probert managing the Welshpool and Knighton businesses respectively.

Graham Probert, Managing Director at TVT Knighton comments on the acquisition: “We’re welcoming the agreement, as it brings clear opportunities and benefits for both our customers and our respective teams. Both companies have the same shared family values and dedication to understanding and focussing on the customers needs; each with a well-established and knowledgeable team, and we look forward to the next chapter with Rea Valley Tractors”.

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Officially Open

Rea Valley Tractors officially opened two of its three new branches this summer - Denbigh in May and Middlewich in June and to celebrate the occasion we invited the local farming communities to join us for an open day.

Both open days were a huge success with the bright sunshine and summer temperatures attracting more than 800 visitors across the two sites. Our team were on hand to give customers old and new a tour of the custombuilt facilities and learn a little bit more about how they can help their business.

Here’s a quick introduction to the Denbigh team led by Matthew Szymanski, who has been instrumental in the set up and was promoted to Branch Manager. Matthew has worked for local agricultural machinery dealers - like most of the team in Denbigh - and brings a wealth of experience to the business.

Matthew is supported by two Sales Territory Managers - Dafydd Jones and Martin Fox - along with Service Team Leader Iolo Harper-Owen, a team of service technicians, and two dedicated parts specialists - Meira Adams and Rhys Williams.  With strong agricultural backgrounds, our service technicians - Dewi Hughes and Connor Zinis - are skilled in servicing and repairing new and used tractors and machinery.

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OUR NEW HOLLAND DEMO

FLEET INCLUDES:

• T5.140 Dynamic Command

• T6.160 Dynamic Command

• T6.180 Auto Command

• T7.245 Auto Command

• T7.300 New Gen PLM Intelligence

• T7.315 HD New Gen PLM Intelligence

Increase space - + 7.5% cab volume with 11% more glass for improved visibility and best in cab experience

Next Level Farming with the New Holland T7 Range

Packed with even more features, the New Holland T7 Long Wheelbase Tractor range boasts the best-in-class power to weight ratio with a spacious Horizon Ultra cab, PLM Intelligence technology and a range topping 280hp (boosted to 300hp) to maximise productivity, efficiency, and uptime.

Here’s what we think you need to know if you’re looking to invest or upgrade your tractor. Use the QR code below to register your interest for a demonstration or talk to our team to arrange.

Outstanding comfort & operator ergonomics

A smooth ride is guaranteed with the T7.300s new comfort ride suspension and noise reducing cab rated at an impressive 66dBA. Enjoy the improved climate control (35% increase in cool down capacity) controlled from the SideWinder™ Ultra armrest, digital dashboard, and the in-built media entertainment system to make life in the seat that little bit easier.

Fender mounted controls are accessible from ground level that give access to controls for the PTO, 3-point hitch and dual hydraulic functions. Easily accessible emergency stop that helps save time, and can literally be a life saver!

Driver convenience & improved visibility

Cleverly designed to increase the cab space, as well as the perception of space; the new Horizon™ Ultra cab has larger curved windows, wider doorways and integrated storage to create clearer visibility and enhance the front and rear views.

With its 20ltr cooled compartment, and conveniently located USB charging points & DC power sockets, it has all the in-cab conveniences to meet modern customer needs.

Maximum efficiency & intelligent farming

With its PLM intelligence technology and advance in-cab 12” IntelliView™ monitor, you have data at your fingertips to optimise yield potential. You can configure your screen for navigation, mapping, information sharing and fleet management. Productivity is increased through great features like  IntelliSteer™ autosteering and IntelliTurn™ automated end-of-row turning to minimize time and headland compaction.

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The new T7 is the first range at New Holland to receive ISO certification for Tractor Implement Management (TIM) the industry’s latest communication protocol. TIM , allows a two-way communication link between the tractor and implement and for the implement to control the tractor for seamless working and reduced cab movement.

Packed full of features

More power - best-in-class power to weight ratio of 28.3kg/hp while maintaining the dimensions and manoeuvrability of the other models.

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Industry-leading serviceability - 750 hours service intervals, 50% longer than the competition. Easily accessible filters and components to reduce servicing time.

Long-term durability - reducing the overall cost of ownership with fewer hydraulic and electrical system connections (30% less) and increasing product life cycle.

Improved Lighting - two configurable light memories to allow for ease of switching with optional LED lighting on roof and belt line.

Improved data sharing & support - access to connect to MyPLM™ telematics for realtime data sharing and remote display & support services.

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Why the Kuhn FBP3135 combination baler is just what you need for the grass season.

Why the Kuhn FBP3135 combination baler is just what you need for the grass season.

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Rea Valley Tractors have chosen the Kuhn FBP3135 combination baler to run as their demonstrator this year. There is an increasing focus on forage quality and the FBP3135 will not only help improve your production, but also save per bale with the Kuhn patented film binding.

Talking to Will Fowler our Kuhn Product Specialist, find out how you can get ahead on the grass season for next year or book a demonstration using the QR code below.

Reduce bale damage

The baler has INTELLIWRAP and a 3D wrapping system to gain further quality in the bale making process. The 3D wrapping system means the film roll holders are turned sideways, adding additional stretch around the outside of the bale. Plus, this system overlaps on the corner of the bales to add extra protection which reduces damage when handling and storing the bales. This baler also can apply both even and odd layers. This is unlike any other wrapping system on the market.

So, why film?

Film binding replaces the net traditionally used in the bale chamber to bind the bale. The reason for using film is to achieve a tighter bale which aids fermentation of the crop to produce a higher quality forage. Kuhns’ systems uses two 750mm rolls of film, the same used on a standard wrapper rather than competitor machines that rely on a full width film. One of the worst things about baling is changing the rolls, whatever system you may be using. The user friendly film rolls are limited to weighing no more than 27kg, as well as the film roll system having a low lifting height. It certainly makes this routine task much easier and quicker.

Further benefits of film include:

• UV protection

• Easier to open the bale

• Improves the stability of the bale

• Increases the lifespan of the bale

The baler has Kuhn’s revolutionary wrapping technique called INTELLIWRAP. This system allows for complete flexibility when it comes to the wrapping process. You can easily swap between the amount of film layers (4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9...) you want based on preference.

Teaming INTELLIWRAP and film binding means you can gain up to a 5% saving compared to traditional net binding and up to a 17% saving compared to wide mantel film binding, all whilst producing a better bale.

If you are looking for a baler that will give you optimal crop pick up, great bale formation and a fully automatic deblock system, then this is the baler you need.

Boost your bottom line

The FBP3135’s proven design and unique options, mean this machine will boost your business’ profitability. It offers you high-quality bales at the lowest costs.

• Higher forward speeds - saving time

• Reduced crop damage - saving money

• Reduced crop wastage - saving money

• Longer wearing rotor tines - saving time and money

Will Fowler says, “once you’ve baled with the film binder, you are very unlikely to want to go back to any other kind of system! With the same material being used for binding and wrapping, the whole process is much easier, and it helps when it comes to recycling.”

Awardwinning Baler

The Kuhn film binding technology is industryrenowned and won an innovation award at LAMMA in 2019.

Our Kuhn specialist, Will Fowler explains, “You want consistency when it comes to baling and that refers to the size, shape, and fullness of the bale as well as the quality inside. The FBP3135 creates bales with less air in, resulting in highquality feed. You also want to work efficiently and be as productive as possible when there is a lot of crops to do. The FBP3135 tailgate opens and closes in ≥ 4.5 seconds and the ‘twin loading fork’ system offers a faster bale transfer of up to 30%. This means you significantly reduce idle time.”

Use the QR code to register your interest or contact our team on 03300 568800. Alternatively contact Will Fowler on 07970 879768

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Will Fowler, Kuhn Product Specialist Our Sudbury branch is a specialist Kuhn Baler Centre and we can arrange a demo at your convenience.

A great

for our contracting business

Earlier this month we caught up with Malcolm Holland and Jack Talbot of Grange Bank Farm Agricultural and Equine Contracting, based between Newport and Shrewsbury. They recently purchased a New Holland T6.180 Dynamic Command tractor with MX Loader and a Kuhn 16.14 Bale wrapper from Rea Valley Tractors, and are just waiting on delivery of a New Holland Boomer 50 Compact Tractor with MX Loader.

We spoke to them both about their plans for the tractors and machinery, and why they chose to buy from Rea Valley Tractors.

When Malcolm and Jack first visited our Shrewsbury depot, they had a good idea of what they wanted. They knew they wanted to buy new, and that it needed enough horsepower for the range of services they offer, but without being too big that it wouldn’t suit some of their equestrian contracting requirements. Our Territory Sales Manager Tom Morgan was on hand to assist, and it is Tom they have dealt with since.

Here’s what they had to say.

About Grange Bank Farm

“We have 10 horses here currently and we breed Welsh ponies and Irish Sports Horses. We also have pedigree sheep including some Zwartbles, Ryelands and some Black Nose Valais. We are looking to double the pedigree Zwartbles herd over the next few months. We make our own hay each year and have enough to sell before the winter too. Our main business though is contracting. We are relatively small as contractors come, but we pride ourselves on the professional service we deliver, which can be anything from paddock sweeping, to flailing, to paddock seeding, baling round and square bales and wrapping. We also supply stables and shelters, as well as erect and install them.

What made New Holland stand out for you?

“After spending some time researching, we had a fair idea of the size and spec we were looking for. We needed something that would be versatile for both the agricultural work and the equine work, but also be comfortable for working all day long in. Our next tractor needed manoeuvrability and to be suitable for narrow roads. We were looking for a transmission system that works for the topping, mowing and baling work too. These aspects were important to ensure we are being productive and efficient.

We previously had a John Deere and wanted to replace it with a comparable tractor. New Holland have a reputation for reliability and get high marks on the comfort level of their tractors, which is always a hit when you are contracting. The cost of ownership was kept to a minimum with a great warranty, along with RVT’s personalised maintenance package.”

Why choose Rea Valley Tractors?

“With the Shrewsbury branch on our doorstep, and after deciding that New Holland ticked all our boxes, we headed over to Rea Valley Tractors to see what was in stock and the options available. Tom and the team were very helpful and gave us an in-depth run-through of the range - he understood straight away what we were going to need. We arranged a demo of the wrapper, and when it arrived, Tom stayed with us until midnight that night to ensure a smooth handover. Nothing was too much trouble. That’s the type of customer service you want. It was also a bonus that the T6.180 was in stock and reassuring that the prior delivery inspection meant that it was good to go as soon as it arrived with us.”

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How does the New Holland T6.180 perform?

It’s a great tractor. It’s handy for all our farm work but also for the contracting business allowing us to undertake the varied work called for on a day-to-day basis on the farm such as mowing, raking, tedding, round and square baling, bale wrapping, silage work etc. The T6.180 is one of the most versatile tractors out there. It’s been designed by New Holland for the flexible farmer and that’s exactly what it does. It also has great visibility, which of course improves the safety of what we do.

For the Equine Contracting we felt we needed something a little smaller which suited the smaller equestrian paddocks and that we can put the high-performance paddock flail mower/scarifier collector where access can sometimes be tricky, particularly if the paddocks are all divided up into segments. We therefore purchased the New Holland Boomer 50 Compact Tractor with MX Loader which is going to be another useful tractor for us. By having a second loader tractor it is ideal for bale work for our own horses and sheep whilst the T6.180 is out contracting. The Boomer 50 has 1250kg rear lifting capacity, which is ideal for pulling a tip trailer. A great small tractor for all our own and contracting equestrian work whilst at the same time big enough for our grass equipment plus the round and square bale wrapper.

What are you plans for your business going forward?

We are currently growing the contracting side of our business and we will soon have our ISO certification. We want to become the ‘go to’ contractors for equestrians in the area, helping with paddock maintenance, post and rail fencing, general upkeep and repairs, and autumn clean-up of leaves, acorns and sycamore seeds which are poisonous for horses. We also supply and install a range of shelters and stables. We are horse people, so we fully understand the needs of equestrians and are committed to building relationships with livery yards, race yards and local studs. We are focused on fulfilling our customers’ needs to the best of our ability and continually invest in our business with this at the forefront of our minds.

BUSINESS FOCUS

Grange Bank Farm Agricultural & Equine Contracting Grange Bank Farm

Overley

Telford

TF6 5HD

FARMED AREA 25 acres

STAFF Malcolm Holland (owner), Renee Holland, Jack Talbot and Eddie Vatra

BUSINESS Horse stud, flock of 25 sheep but their main business is agricultural and equestrian contracting.

We can arrange a hand over installation appointment at your farm, showing you everything you need to know about your new tractor, whether that may be setting up your auto guidance system or talking you through the most up to date features to help you use your equipment to the best of its ability.

CONTACT malcolm@grangebankfarm.com jack@grangebankfarm.com or telephone on 01952 741301

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Have your very own record breaking harvest…

Looking to upgrade your combine harvester? Output, capacity, and efficiency are at the forefront of the decision-making process when comparing combine harvesters. One particular combine crops ups time and time again…the New Holland CR Revelation. The biggest selling combine in Europe last year!

With its record-breaking capacity and performance - the CR10.90 still holds the Guinness book of records for harvesting an impressive 797.656 tonnes of wheat in eight hours back in 2014 - the CR Revelation will give you a high return on investment and won’t break the bank.

We asked our Harvest Product Specialist Nick Wells to give us the highlights of the CR Revelation range.

Reduced operating costs - the CR range uses 10% less fuel and harvests quicker and more efficiently to increase your profits, combined with long 600 hour service intervals

Outstanding grain & straw quality - the Twin rotor® design releases grain quickly but softy to preserve quality and reduce loss. A gentle in-line crop flow for greater throughput

Increased productivity - intelligent automation system teamed with Dynamic Feed Roll (DFR) optimise capacity and increase efficiencies by up to 10%

Maximum comfort - a roomy, near silent cab rated at 73dBA with 6.3m² of glass for better visibility and a more precise harvest. Complete with touchscreen IntelliView™ monitor and modern conveniences to create a home away from home.

The Twin Rotor® system generates 36% to 40% more centrifugal force than any other rotary design, moving the grain quickly for faster separation and maximum throughput. This faster separation virtually eliminates grain damage and loss.

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A closer look at the key features & benefits

Customer Focus

The Dynamic Feed Roll ™ (DFR)

Located in the front rotors - is designed to ensure good crop flow between the straw elevator and the rotors and can increase overall capacity by up to 10%. A closed beater automatically directs stone into a dedicated trap to reduced downtime. No stopping, no hesitation, and no interruption of the harvesting process.

Twin Rotor™ System

Invented more than 44 years ago by New Holland, the Twin Rotor® concept has been refined and evolved over the years resulting in unmatched efficiency, capacity and grain quality. It’s rotary threshing and separation system is gentle with the grain enabling huge capacity throughput with good straw quality.

Opti-Clean™

A unique grain pan and sieve system set up for efficiency right from the start. When the grain falls from the grain pan, the pre-cleaning sieve improves cleaning efficiency by immediately separating up to 20% of the stratified grain. A long sieve stroke and steep throwing angle keep more material airborne for even greater cleaning efficiency.

We spoke with a recent CR Revelation customer about his new Combine Harvester and why he chose to buy from RVT. Here’s what he said…

Second to none after-sales support

Back up is key to his business, and knowing that our team can react quickly to resolve any faults or offer support is number one priority.

Relationships

He likes the family feel he gets from Rea Valley Tractors, and he trusts the team to help find the right products at the right price for his needs.

An experienced team

Attention to detail and a good understanding of his farming frustrations combined with extensive product knowledge is crucial to the decision making process when purchasing highvalue machinery.

Use the QR code to register your interest for demonstration or contact our team on 03300 568800

IntelliSense™ proactive system

A proactive automation system that reacts more quickly and smoothly to changing conditions. New Hollands IntelliSense™ is 100% automated and using four strategies can substantially improve the throughput over a working day by making pre-emptive adjustments before overload or losses are even on the horizon. It’s the sixth sense of harvesting.

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16 03300 568800 2018, 60k, front & rear SCV’s, PUH & drawbar, front mounted 7 pin (lighting ) socket, 5569 hours £70,000 JCB FASTRAC 4220 11030638 £48,000 11031630 JCB 541-70 AGRI-PRO 2017, 4551 hours, Pin & Cone heads tock, tow hitch. NEWPLOWER RICE! 41032704 £49,000 JOHN DEERE 5100R 2020, ONLY 438 hours! Immaculate condition with front linkage 2012, 7965 hours JOHN DEERE 6830 2014, 5200 hours, AutoQuad 40K, Autotrac ready JOHN DEERE 6150R 2019, 4388 hour, AutoQuad+ 50K, Autotrac ready JOHN DEERE 6195R 2020, 6000 hours JOHN DEERE 6250R 2004, hours tbc JOHN DEERE 5820 2019, 5750 hours CLAAS 630 2003, 7727 hours MCCORMICK CX90 2011, Power Command 50K, 9000 hours NH T7.235 2004, c/w Loader CASE MXM 120 2017, 10000 hours JCB 531-70 2019, 2500 hours, Qfit JCB 531-70 2018, 6000 hours JCB 536-60 2018, 1700 hours JCB 541-70 2019, 2000 hours JCB 542-70 2019, 3076 hours JCB 542-70 2020, 3712 hours JCB 532-70 1998, 5000 hours CASE 85XT SKID STEER 2019 NH L218 TELEHANDLER 11031788 2003, 90% tyres, 10382 hours £28,000 NEW HOLLAND TM175 2015, c/w Claas Loader, 3550 hours £28,500 CLAAS AXOS 340 21033529 2018, c/w Same Loader & front linkage , 20x20, 2133 hours £36,000 SAME VIRTUS 120 61033616 2019, Pin & Cone hyd locking heads tock, LED worklights Series III Cab, air con, 4078 hours £57,500 JCB 538-60 AG SUPER 11032101 £40,000 JCB 541-70 AG SUPER 51031742 2018, 6899 hours NEWPLOWER RICE! 11031798 2016, 5675 hours £37,500 CLAAS 7037 NEWPLOWER RICE! 2020, Elec tro Command, Quicke Q3 Loader, 1200 hours £59,500 NEW HOLLAND T5.120 71033603 2010, PowerQuad transmission, 5076 hours £28,000 JOHN DEERE 6130 51033594 11033483 £45,000 NEW HOLLAND T6.140 2015, Elec tro Command, 2317 hours 71033808 2003, Power Control 40K, front linkage , 5496 hours £21,000 MASSEY 6255 2017, AutoPower 50K, AutoTrac Ready, AutoTrac Ac tivation, Front Linkage & PTO, 2955 hours £78,000 JOHN DEERE 6130R 11031541 2011, AutoQuad, 5308 hours £36,500 JOHN DEERE 6330 51033593 2020, Classic, ONLY 230 hours, £88,000 NEW HOLLAND T7.230 11033625 51033840 £37,000 NEW HOLLAND T7.235 2016, Range Command, 6374 hours 2005, c/w MX Loader, 8136 hours £POA JOHN DEERE 5820 21033671 11032709 £39,000 21032689 £49,000 11023846 £98,000 21032968 £99,500 21030637 £19,250 21032515 £45,000 11031556 £19,500 11031881 £36,500 51033456 £29,500 21033036 £23,000 51032595 £40,000 21032911 £44,000 51032661 £55,000 21032841 £65,000 11032816 £64,000 21032170 £60,000 51033457 £11,500 31033510 £16,500 2017, AgriPro, 1495 hours JCB 541-70 51032946 £70,000 2001, 7600 hours NH TM165 ULTRA 11032655 £30,000 £POA MAZZOTTI 3580 SELF PROPELLED SPRAYER 11020257 2019, 3750 ltr tank, 240 ltrs clean water tank, John Deere PowerTech engine - 4 cyl 175hp, 24m Stainless steel 9 section boom MACHINERY
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Direct Drive 50K, Ultimate Edition, Autotrac ready hyd pump 155L/min, 4046 hours £85,000

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Preserve the feed value of your forage

As we know, the great British weather is unpredictable so getting your forage cut and quickly harvested is high priority. Kuhn have a range of tedders and rakes to speed dry down time and improve forage quality. Take a look at our current stock items, available for immediate delivery.

Available in four working widths 4.22 - 6.40m and 4 - 6 rotors, the Kuhn GF 102 tedders are a costeffective solution for small scale operations.

With 4-8 rotors and working widths from 5.207.80 m, the GF 1002 tedders are designed to be compact for optimum safety on the road. Ideal for medium scale operations, the small rotors are great for short forage with optimum crop movement and 33% shorter drying time.

Trailed mounted tedders designed for medium to large sized operations with up to 16 rotors for high work output. Equipped with Headland Lift Control (HLC) rotor lift system for fast and effective manoeuvres when working in narrow or restricted areas, and Ground Save Control (GSC) that reduces ground scraping by 50%.

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GF 502 21031352 £7,065 GF 642 31027011 £8,650 GF 6502 11027014 £9,450 GF 6502 21031353 £11,250 GF 7902 21031357 £14,600 GF 10812 T 21031427 £23,890 GF 13003 T 31031301 £36,800 GF 15003 T 21031354 £42,900 IN STOCK MACHINERY | HAY AND FORAGE

With 8 rotors, a working width of 8.70m and its advanced centre of gravity, the GF 8700 & 8703 offer an excellent ratio between mounted machine compactness and significant working width whilst remaining adapted to small-sized tractors.

Designed for small-sized tractors working in hilly terrain, the lightweight single rotor rake offers a working width up to 4.65m and great manoeuvrability on narrow plots or bends. For extra user comfort, the drive design ensures windrow delivery to the right and it offers excellent recentering when raising the machine on headlands.

Highly manoeuvrable, the GA 6501P mounted twin rotor rake offers a large working width of a twin rotor rake with a narrower transporting width – perfect for moving from site to site. Offering high output, this professional grade rake is great value for money with no compromise on manageability.

With working widths of up to 8.6m, the twin rotor rakes deliver central windrows and impressive rake quality for high output operations. Great for fast forage drying, they are robust and reliable with great ground following capacity.

New Groundcare Centre Opens at Sudbury

Our Groundcare division has moved to a recently refurbished and customdesigned building on the same site as our Sudbury branch near Derby.

Investment in the new Groundcare Centre follows a period of sustained growth and expansion to better serve our customers. The new premises includes horticultural machinery sales, parts and service support with workshops accessible to the side of the building and stocks a range of high quality, market leading Groundcare machinery such as Countax, Iseki, Toro and Hayter. You also find lawn care and gardening equipment from premium brands including Stihl and Milwaukee.

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GF 8700 41031380 £13,995 GF 8703 41031381 £16,700 GA 6501P 11027030 £13,025 GA 6501 31027032 £14,890 GA 7501+ 11031268 £19,490 GA 7631 11031267 £23,450 GA 7631 31027035 £18,925 GA 8131 11031266 £23,495 GA 8731+ 21031325 £29,100 GA 4201 21031324 £7,465 GA 4121 31027027 £6,200 GA 4321 41027064 £6,580 GA 4731 31027028 £7,885
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Call our specialist Groundcare team on 01283 821345 to help you with your gardening needs.
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On farm advice and support from a trusted, local dealership. Each of our seven branches are stocked with 1000’s of essential OEM parts supported by dedicated parts specialists with experience across all types of agricultural equipment.

The parts you need, direct to your door

Managed and delivered by a team of experienced field parts specialists, our On-Farm service is quick, convenient, and cost effective.

Operating across our territory, our team are on hand to offer advice and support on a large range of parts, accessories, and farming implements.

We can supply wearing metal and component parts for all major brands and a range of oils and lubricants at competitive prices.

We stock a range of essential and repair parts, including:

• OEM and aftermarket oils & lubricants

• Attachments

• Grain store equipment

• Harvest machinery

• Slurry equipment

• Feeder & Baler blades

• Trailer hitches & lighting

• Seats

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specialists Ed Worts Field Parts Manager Shrewsbury, Welshpool & Denbigh 07903 686214 edworts@reavalleytractors.com Mark Wallbank Field Parts Advisor Middlewich & Ormskirk 07496 470401 markwallbank@reavalleytractors.com Sam Stanley Field Parts Advisor Newport & Sudbury 07494 499361 samstanley@reavalleytractors.com AFTER SALES | FIELD PARTS
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23 reavalleytractors.com £7.85 £325.00 £180.00 400/D5247 400/D5365 400/D7801 400/D7827 UNISEX TRIBE HOODIE KUHN DURAKUHN Power harrow tine £32.00 + VAT 525525003 Unimeter Digital Grain Moisture Meter + VAT 622128/9 K2502240/50 KUHN Marathon Plough Point + VAT 525525568 GRANIT Wile 27 Hay & Straw Moisture Meter + VAT MONSOON JACKETS IN TEAK (MENS & LADIES) MONSOON SMOCKS IN TEAK (MENS & LADIES) NOW £164.99 Inc VAT WAS £199.00 NOW £49.99 Inc VAT WAS £59.00 SHOP ONLINE Toys & Clothing Terms & Conditions apply. Offer ends 30th September 2023. 10% OFF NOW £164.99 Inc VAT WAS £199.00 USE CODE MAG10 on Ridgeline Outdoor Clothing GREAT SAVINGS RRP £10.84 + VAT RRP £46.87 + VAT JCB FENDERS RRP £167.72 + VAT Offer valid until 31st August 2023 £75 NOW + VAT EACH

Long-serving employees are the backbone of our business

“I then went to work for The Tuckwell Group, who are a John Deere dealer in East Anglia. This was the start of my John Deere journey. We moved there for four years before moving back to Lichfield to work for Auto Farm Tractors in Derby. Again, John Deere dealers who evolved into Netherseal Tractors. In that time I went from being a technician to a service manager and then a salesman.

Within every organisation, there are individuals who stand the test of time, becoming pillars of stability and beacons of inspiration. These remarkable individuals not only demonstrate unwavering commitment to their work, but also embody the values and spirit of the organisation itself.

We recently took a deep dive into the impressive career of Nigel Summerfield, our Group Customer Support Manager. Nigel told us all about his 50 year career in agriculture, what inspires him and how important it is to encourage young people to pursue their own careers in the industry.

How did you get into agriculture and when did you start at Rea Valley Tractors?

“I started as an apprentice at the age of 16 in 1972 for The Burgess Group, Lichfield. At that time, they were the largest agricultural dealers in Europe with 100 or so depots. It was a great place to get started at and stood me in good stead for my years to come. From there, I then completed a City and Guilds 030 qualification at Rycotewood College, Oxfordshire before returning to The Burgess Group in 1978.”

Nigel goes on to tell us about setting up his own business as a John Deere Service Technician for 10 years. During this time he employed people himself and saw things from a different point of view. “When you run your own business, you get to experience the many hats that you have to wear in order to make it work, and from doing this I think it has allowed me to relate to our customers here at RVT better.”

Nigel’s own business had to close when arthritis took hold in his hips and it was at this point, he was advised he needed a less physical job.

“After several pub meals and a few pints with the then AIS owner Mike Leadbetter, convinced me to take the job as Service Manager at Sudbury. Mike had been on to me for a few years, but before the arthritis kicked in, my aim was to grow my own business. It’s funny how things work themselves out, because I can’t imagine not having taken that role now.”

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

“It’s hard to pick just one! Following my success in promoting extended warranties and maintenance plans, JCB recognised my achievement, and I received an After Sales Award from JCB. That was really rewarding to be recognised for it.

Last year, I was also honoured to be awarded a beautiful rose bowl from the Staffordshire Agricultural Society recognising my 50 years of service to agriculture. That was such a special moment for me.”

Nigel worked for AIS from 2002 - 2012, before AIS bought Rea Valley Tractors and rebranded. This is really when the role Nigel is in now was formed. The then Managing Director Steve Potter spoke about creating a customer support role, and he wanted Nigel to fill it. RVT were one of the first dealers to see the importance of this type of role and Nigel was given free rein to make it his own. In 2018, he turned over £1,000,000 in extended warranty and maintenance packages.

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“The business is innovative, not scared to invest and I am sure there are more exciting times ahead.”

What is your current role at RVT?

“I am Group Customer Support Manager, and I will let you in to a little secret, I am due to retire, but I’m not quite ready yet! I head up the RVT Shield side of the business, supported of course by the service team. My role is mainly out on the road, visiting farmers and customers to talk to them about our extended warranty and maintenance packages. These packages give you the peace of mind to keep your machines on the road, with genuine parts and regular servicing. They offer a cash-flow friendly solution to fixing your repairs and service pricing, especially with the fluctuating costs at the minute”

and the Directors know their direction of travel and where they want to take the business. It’s the right direction, and even just last month, we’ve announced the acquisition of another NH dealer, Teme Valley Tractors, a very successful dealership that has a great reputation. From feedback I have received over the last few months, it doesn’t matter the colour of the tractor, it’s the RVT people that matter.”

Nigel tells us how his job is so varied which keeps him motivated and loving the role he’s in. Each day he is meeting new farmers, and on a different farm. Hearing the opinions and experiences of these farmers and how they run their businesses is refreshing and helps him keep an ear to the ground. This then benefits RVT’s customers, as we become ‘friend in the know’ and much more relatable.

What is RVT like as an employer?

“Well, I’ve never worked in a company like RVT. They are very employee oriented, always extremely fair and without a doubt, they care about the wellbeing of their staff. Throughout Covid, they really went the extra mile to create a safe working space for us all. We have a dedicated HR department which gives us peace of mind that there is a go to person, should you need one. We get a whole package of benefits, access to healthcare and a benefits scheme for high street shops. Oh, and there aren’t many companies where you would have the Chairman’s mobile number to go to him direct. Simon is always so approachable, so visible and he’s on the ground, listening, asking questions, and caring about his team.”

Nigel tells us that he has been trusted to manage his role independently. He’s been granted ownership of what he does, whilst of course having the overall ambitions and goals of RVT at the forefront. This has allowed him to demonstrate his expertise, his own approach and get the results he has to date.

You had quite a career. What is the biggest challenge you’ve faced?

“The change from John Deere to New Holland has definitely been the biggest challenge since I started, but such an exciting one. There has always been a vibrancy internally knowing how ambitious Simon Clarke, the group Chairman is, and that vibrancy is infectious. Simon

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What advice do you have for anyone looking for a career in Agriculture?

“I’d say just go for it! I am extremely passionate about promoting careers in agriculture. As a STEM ambassador I actively promote careers in the land-based sector, by going into schools and colleges, attending careers fairs and giving talks. Nigel goes on to tell us how he can’t imagine working in another industry. “It’s far more important to be getting up in the morning and enjoying your job and career. There are lots of opportunities for career progression both in the industry and at Rea Valley Tractors too. You can grow, you can learn and you enjoy it all along the way.”

• Up to 27 days holiday (plus bank holidays) depending on length of service.

• 2 x basic salary death in service payment, payable to your nominated recipient.

• Health care cash plan that covers some costs towards dental treatment, NHS prescriptions, Annual health checks etc.

• Cycle to work scheme.

• Benefits platform giving discounts on major supermarket shops, high street vendors, holidays and gym memberships.

• Employee Assistance Programme.

• Ongoing training and career opportunities.

• Refer a friend bonus £500 per person - terms apply.

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“It’s a privilege to work with such a loyal and dedicated team, and so many of them have incredible service. Our people are the foundations on which our business is built and we’ve continued to grow and succeed over the years through the contribution of our committed team members.”
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Take a look at our current job opportunities at reavalleytractors.com/careers or scan here. Looking for a career in agriculture? Join Our Team!

WELCOME TO THE TEAM

Our team is continuously growing, and we’d like to give a warm welcome to some of the newest members of the RVT family.

Sam Stanley Field Parts Advisor for Sudbury 07494 499361 samstanley@reavalleytractors.com

Tom Rigg

Territory Sales Manager for Ormskirk 07494 499295 thomasrigg@reavalleytractors.com

Mick Jones Group Transport Manager 07967 952090 michaeljones@reavalleytractors.com

Richard Roycroft Group Service Manager 07375 312329 richardroycroft@reavalleytractors.com

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Extended Warranties Explained

With the rising costs of equipment and inflation still high, farmers and contractors now, more than ever are looking at the total cost of ownership when purchasing new equipment. Considering the costs for servicing, repairs and breakdown callouts upfront is extremely helpful for budgeting, giving you full transparency of the operating costs and predictable maintenance schedules.

Service plans and extended warranties are widely available - both from the manufacturer and third-party insurers - but can often be complex and a minefield to fully understand. Nigel Summerfield, Rea Valley Tractors Customer Support Manager talks us through the basics.

What’s included in a standard manufacturer’s warranty?

12 months’ is normally a base standard for manufacturers warranty, and that includes cover against manufacturing defects or assembly faults.

New Holland tractors come with a three-year / 3000 hours warranty*

How do extended warranties work?

Extended warranties provide longer protection for equipment over and above the standard manufacturers guarantee, normally covering mechanical and electrical breakdown and the repair or replacement of components if they fail. However wearing parts such as tyres and brakes are often excluded.

Under its RVT Shield brand, Rea Valley Tractors offer a range of extended warranties and maintenance plans designed to give you peace of mind and protect you against unforeseen expenses.

Why would I need a maintenance plan, over one-off servicing?

To help spread the cost. A routine maintenance plan allows you to fix your service costs for the duration of your plan, giving you the ability to pay for your servicing monthly, quarterly or at an interval to suit your cashflow.

With parts and oil prices fluctuating, we are seeing a demand for planned preventive maintenance with customers looking to fix their

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operational costs. It can help alert you to an early warning of any potential problems that could result in costly repairs and unnecessary downtime. Having a maintenance agreement in place also helps preserve resale value, as its reassuring to know the equipment has a full-service history maintained by dealer-trained skilled technicians using genuine OEM parts. Failure to maintain your equipment under manufacturers guidelines can invalidate your warranty, so investing in a regular maintenance plan will keep you compliant.

Can I extend my 12 months manufacturer’s warranty? And is there a time limit on this?

You can purchase a manufacturer extended warranty at the point of sale, with the added benefit of including the cost in your finance package.

Alternatively, you can take out an extended warranty at any time in the first 12 months of ownership, with both JCB and New Holland equipment.

What options do I have when my extended warranty finishes?

You can purchase an RVT Shield warranty up to a further two years or 2000 hours, providing the equipment has done less than 5000 hours, and is less than five years old. Alternatively with JCB Machine Care, you can extend your warranty up to five years or 10,000 hours**. Or you can run your equipment without a warranty

Can I only take out a maintenance plan when I buy new?

No, a maintenance plan can be purchased at any time. Our team can help you establish a planned maintenance programme to suit your usage and manufacturers recommendations.

If you would like to discuss warranties or maintenance plans, or if you have any questions we haven’t covered above, please contact Nigel Summerfield on 07850 602735 or email nigelsummerfield@ reavalleytractors.com

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‘Pre-load your pick-up’

Own an Isuzu D-Max pre-loaded with top-of-the-line ARB accessories!

From July onwards, you can kit out your New-Look Isuzu D-Max with an extensive range of 4x4 off-road and camping accessories from ARB UK, the 4x4 division of pick-up accessories leader Truckman.

Designed and engineered to enhance the D-Max’s rugged capabilities, the Isuzu range of high-quality accessories can be adapted to your professional or recreational demands. Customers can purchase their vehicle pre-loaded with their accessories directly from our Shrewsbury branch.

The range boasts durable roof racks, reliable recovery gear, and practical canopies, as well as premium rooftop tents, versatile awnings, and top-of-the-line camping gear.

Be the first to get a look! Our V-Cross demonstrator will arrive in September loaded with a hard top gull wing canopy and sporting Valencia Orange paintwork.

From our Isuzu brand specialist Philip Joseph

1. Excellent reputation for reliability and durability

2. Warranty - 5 years / 125,000 miles as standard

3. Five-year breakdown cover

5reasons to buy an Isuzu

4. Comprehensive range of accessories and cab styles on the market

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SERVICE TECHNICIAN

RVT Commercial Vehicles is looking for a service technician to join our growing team to perform diagnostics and repair work. You’ll need a NVQ Level 3 in vehicle maintenance and previous commercial vehicle experience.

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Find out why one customer continues to buy Isuzu time and time again for their fleet.

Paul Jones, Fleet Manager for the group tells us why ‘If Carlsberg did Isuzu dealerships! Exolum have a three-year working relationship with Scott and his team over a RVT. The vehicles are excellent for our operation, but what makes the experience special is the working relationships between both companies. From product advice to project managing to transportation, everything is delivered with a first class service’.

The Exolum Group have trusted RVT Commercial Vehicles to manage their fleet vehicles and to date have purchased 43 Isuzu D-Max, with more on the way. The vehicles are used for pipeline maintenance, scheduled site visits and as company vehicles. Thank you for your continued support.

GENUINE PARTS & ACCESSORIES

WHEN IT COMES TO KEEPING YOUR ISUZU SMARTER, STRONGER, AND SAFER, NOTHING LESS THAN ISUZU

GENUINE PARTS WILL DO.

That’s because your Isuzu was made using Isuzu parts and accessories, specifically designed and rigorously tested to meet quality, safety, and performance standards.

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Take Five to Stay Alive

NFU launched its ‘Take 5 to Stay Alive’ campaign last month, and David Brookes from Lower Loxley Farm - and NFU West Midlands regional board chairman - reminds us of the importance of staying safe and well when farming.

With harvest well under way, the NFU is reinforcing its latest health and safety campaign message to help protect farmers, their families and staff during what is a busy, but vital, time in the farming calendar. The NFU launched it’s ‘Take 5 to Stay Alive’ campaign, working with the agriculture industry to change attitudes towards farm safety and prevent life-changing and fatal accidents.

The campaign, which supported Yellow Wellies’ eleventh Farm Safety Week back in July, encourages everyone working on a farm or in an agricultural setting to take a fiveminute pause and think about the task in front of them, and the safety precautions they could take before starting it. Actions include everything from remembering to put on your seatbelt and engaging the Safe Stop principle when using a vehicle, to wearing a helmet when riding an ATV or staying vigilant when working at height or with livestock.

People are our most valuable assets, and we should all be thinking about our safety on farm 365 days a year. Yellow Wellies’ Farm Safety Week was an excellent way for us to come together, raise awareness and share practical advice about how to look after ourselves and

each other out in the field. We all have to talk more about safety.

The new campaign, ‘Take 5 to Stay Alive’, gets to the core of this year’s theme of ‘Farm Safety Starts with Me’. We all know the main causes of on-farm accidents but by taking a few seconds to think before we start a job, it gives us a chance to put in place those small, cost effective, life-saving actions which can stop tragic incidents from happening.

Five minutes or even five seconds could save a life or stop a life-changing accident. By making this small behavioural change, we are protecting the most important part of our businesses - ourselves. I hope you all have a safe, productive and successful Harvest 2023.

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Seven Acres, Newport Road, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY4 4RR 01743 289104

NEWPORT

Audley Avenue Industrial Estate, Newport, Shropshire TF10 7BX 01952 822922

SUDBURY

Ashacres Industrial Park, Draycott in the Clay, Sudbury, Derbyshire DE6 5GX 01283 821345

WELSHPOOL

Severn Road, Welshpool, Powys Y21 7AZ 01938 553900

DENBIGH

Unit 9, Colomendy Industrial Estate, Denbigh, Denbighshire LL16 5TA 01745 703226

MIDDLEWICH

The Old Hough, Forge Mill Lane, Middlewich, Cheshire CW10 0HQ 01270 901062

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