Welcome to the November 2019 issue of Profi International. We have an exclusive first look at the New Holland T8 Genesis. Even if you are not in the market for a high-horsepower New Holland it shows what direction the blue boys are heading with regards tech and control interface.
The first generation of John Deere's 7R were not the firm's finest hour, but our Long term tractor test user has been impressed by the reliability of the 7230R which has clocked up 2,860 hours in the UK. The other machines coming under profi test scrutiny is the Amazone Centaya drill which scored well in precision and Maniou's return to the pivot steer market with the MLA-T 533-145 V+.
Driving impressions include the 2020 Honda Foreman 420 and 520 ATVs, Vogelsang Blackbird trailing shoe slurry applicator and John Deere's variable chamber C461R combination wrapper.
We provide a guide to product updates and show you what to look for when buying a used Claas Scorpion telehandler. If your diet feeder is looking a little worn then don't miss our tips on how to beef it back up.
Want to know how variable rate applications can benefit your farming business, then read about the experiences of Sentry Farming.
And finally, with Agritechnica only around the corner we prview some of the new machines which will be launched at the mammoth German show.