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The month's issue is packed with features, news and independent opinion on all the latest modern farm machinery. Read further to find out more..

Cover date November 2017

Published/on sale Friday 13th October 2017


News: The top machinery stories this month, including McConnel's new sprayer. Big picture: Ploughing in Lincolnshire with two tracked Versatile tractors – a 2017 DT610 and a 2015 DT550.
Field test: The New Holland T5.105 visited FMJ's real-world test farm to find out if it's got what it takes to impress in work. First impression: The tracked Fendt 900 Vario MT tractors have finally been shown in the flesh. Are they worth they hype, though?
First impression: After a busy season dodging rain, the latest New Holland combines stopped long enough for a walk around. First impression: Is AGCO's one-combine-fits-all model a sign of what's to come? FMJ went to see the new MF, Fendt and Challenger.
First impression: Keenan's new self-propelled feeder, built with Italian firm Storti, has landed in the UK, and it's proving a hit. Fleet Profile: FMJ met with a farming family to find out why a self-propelled potato harvester is still in use despite regular attempts to switch to a trailed machine.
Behind the scenes: Abbey Machinery opens the doors to its new Irish production facility. Event Preview: The latest innovations on display at AgriTechnica next month, including electric Fendts and a half-tracked Claas.
Running Report: Has the latest CAT 926M lived up to expectations on the clamp? We find out. Running Report: Is a JCB Fastrac 4220 the ultimate do-it-all tractor when fitted with a Quicke loader? This operator says its not far off.
Running Report: Why the switch to a DIY silage strategy meant investing in a new Pottinger 5010 Combiline forage wagon. Opinion: Bill Pepper of auction company Cheffins discusses why now is the time to sell your used tractors and machinery.
Used buying guide: What to look for and how much to pay for a used New Holland TS125A. On the right track: Why tracked tractors continue to be popular, which machine is right for you, plus how to make rubber last longer.
Stage V emissions: New rules are coming in to place in 2019. Here's how they will affect you. Q&A: Need help or a second opinion on a machine? Get the advice of an expert.
Model zone: The latest scale models to boost any fleet of miniature machines. Game changers: Only four Hornsby-Akroyd tractors were ever sold, but it might just be one of the most important tractors yet.
Readers' photos: Your photos of farm machinery printed in FMJ!

 

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NEWS: The top machinery stories this month.
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MODEL ZONE: The latest scale models to boost any fleet of miniature machines.
GAME CHANGERS: How classic machinery influenced modern farming equipment.
NEXT MONTH: Here's a taster of just some of the exciting features planned for the next issue.
READERS PHOTOS: Send in your photos of farm machinery to see them printed