Friday, 18 December 2015 09:49

Top of the Claas

The Claas Lexion 700 combine harvester has won 2016 Machine of the Year at the biennial European trade fair Agritechnica.

Published in Machinery & Products
Tuesday, 10 November 2015 08:59

Claas adds big beast to Axion range

The Claas Axion 800 series currently includes tractors 205-264hp, so a new range topping model – the Axion 870, 295hp – should raise its popularity with large scale operators and contractors. 

Published in Machinery & Products
Thursday, 05 November 2015 12:14

Power back in demand

With ten models covering 884 to 400hp, it's fair to say the Claas Jaguar range of forage harvesters is the world's largest.

Published in Machinery & Products
Monday, 19 October 2015 16:49

Getting more from chopped maize

Maize silage has long been critical to livestock farmers' conservation choice for winter feed, so it's no surprise to see harvester manufacturers looking at new ways to make the crop more productive.

Published in Machinery & Products
Friday, 16 October 2015 09:52

Converting poo into resources

Slurry tankers, once just a means of dealing with smelly waste, are getting more sophisticated.

Published in Machinery & Products
Wednesday, 07 October 2015 16:15

APC ensures good, tight bales

German harvest specialist Claas will take away a silver medal from the upcoming Agritechnica show for its automatic pressure control system (APC).

Published in Machinery & Products
Saturday, 29 August 2015 11:05

Rolling out the 300,000th baler

Patent number 372140 won’t be very important to many, but to one of the world’s largest manufacturers of harvest equipment it was a building block to the future. 

Published in Machinery & Products
Tuesday, 18 August 2015 14:06

Claas spends up on sleeping red giant

While the the world’s farm machinery industry is feeling it tough, sitting alongside an agricultural sector that appears to be in the doldrums, it’s encouraging to hear one big company is looking to the future.

Published in Machinery & Products
Monday, 15 June 2015 15:21

An entire tractor life in four weeks

Until the early 1990’s Claas was known as a manufacturer of harvesting machinery for the grain and livestock industries, but that changed in 1993.

Published in Machinery & Products
Monday, 08 June 2015 14:26

Classy range of gear on show

Offerings from some of Europe’s leading farm machinery manufacturers, including Claas, Amazone, JCB and Fliegl, will be on display at the Claas Harvest Centre display.

Published in Special Events
Page 4 of 5
 

» The RNG Weather Report

» Latest Print Issues Online

The Hound

Death by trees

OPINION: Your canine crusader finds it ironic that the pompously self-proclaimed ‘champion’ of the provinces and ‘first citizen’ of regional…

All sizzle

OPINION: Remember when Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor, about a year ago, launched his new baby the Primary Sector Council (PSC)…

» Connect with Rural News