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 September 2017

Published/on sale Friday 11th August 2017

NEWS: The top machinery stories this month, including Fendt's new tracked tractors. BIG PICTURE: Harvesting in Cambridgeshire with a Case IH 9230 Axial-Flow combine.
FIELD TEST: FMJ joined Charlotte Jones in Warwickshire to put the latest Massey Ferguson 7718 through its paces in front of a five-furrow plough. FIRST IMPRESSION: Ahead of AgriTechnica, Claas has unveiled the latest updates to its Axion 900 and Arion 500 and 600 ranges.
FIRST IMPRESSION: There aren't many Liebherr L550 XPowers working on UK farms, but it seems like that could be about to change. FIRST IMPRESSION: Is the McCormick X2.30 the perfect scraper tractor? This pig farmer reckons his new tractor is pretty close.
HEAD TO HEAD: Three self-propelled muck spreaders in one field, with the latest kit from Holmer, Vredo and Vervaet. MODERN FARMING: A closer look at how John Deere's latest precision farming technology has helped these contractors to grow their business with minimal expenditure.
FLEET PROFILE: FMJ went to Norfolk to visit Hurn Bros Ltd, a specialist potato contractor and grower with an interesting fleet, including a 2017 John Deere 9420R. RUNNING REPORT: Cheshire contractor Bill Rose shows why his five-year-old Krone Swadro 1400 is still performing like new.
RUNNING REPORT: Renowned Yorkshire farmers Metcalfe Farms explain why it switched to a 24m Vogelsang BackPac dribble bar. OPINION: Jean-Michel Boyer of BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions explains why farms need to be making the most of modern technology to increase yields.
USD BUYING GUIDE: What to look for and how much to pay for a used Massey Ferguson 7618. CHOOSING WHEELS: Single, dual or triple? FMJ gets to the bottom of which is best for you.
LOADING IMPRESSIONS: With farm safety in the spotlight, here's how to make sure your telehandler passes its next LOLER or PUWER exam. 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: How the very first Claas self-propelled combine paved the way for every modern combine in use today.
READERS' PHOTOS: Send in your photos of farm machinery to see them printed in FMJ!


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