MacDon FD135 FlexDraper multi-crop header

MacDon has introduced a range of new combine headers targeted specifically at the European market. Popular in North America for many years, we explain what sets the base MacDon design apart, what specifically has been updated for European customers, and why the resulting header copes with lodged crops almost as comfortably as it does with standing rape and wheat.

11 May 2018

To recap: Two years ago we tested the multi-crop FD75 FlexDraper from MacDon and were enthusiastic about the technology. Yet, at the time, our advice to European farmers was still to postpone investing in the unit, as the then-current US version wasn’t built to cope with the higher grain and straw yields produced on this side of the Atlantic. That was then; this is now....