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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 February 2018

Published/on sale Friday 12th January 2018


News: The top machinery stories this month, including Tractor of the Year winners. Field test: FMJ got behind the wheel of the new Case IH Quadtrac 540 CVX to see if a CVT does work in a 605hp tractor.
First impression: The JCB 419S took to the clamp to show why it's one of the best wheeled loaders on the market today. First impression: It might be an AgriBuggy with yellow paint but McConnel has much bigger plans for its new sprayer.
Head to head: With road rules changing, can the 90kph Unimog offer a better package than its high-speed JCB Fastrac rival? Event Report: The best new kit at Agritechnica, the largest indoor machine show on earth.
Event preview: Why LAMMA is still the perfect stage for British manufacturers. Fleet profile: FMJ visits a Cambridgeshire contactor with a fleet of 20 JCB machines, from an early Fastrac 145 to a new 8330.
Modern farming: After succesfully using a driverless tractor, Harper Adams University took a 26-year-old combine and made it robotic. Running Report: Why a Northern Irish farmer chose a new McHale Pro Glide R3100 mower.
Opinion: Engineering consultant Alex Woodrow explains why diesel engines will have a long future in off-highway roles. Used buying guide: What to look for and how much to pay for a used Fendt 514 tractor.
Modify your tractor: Eight easy ways to make your pride and joy stand out from the crowd. Mother regulations: What are they, what do they mean, and how will they impact the kit you buy? FMJ explains all in this concise guide.
Get an electric boost: Rolls-Royce has developed a new electric turbo to completely eliminate lag on its MTU engines. Here's how it works. 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 your fleet of miniature machinery. Game changers: How the John Deere 6000 Series changed the way tractors were built using a modular construction.
Readers' photos: Send in your photos of farm machinery to see them 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