With hundreds of units sold since it was launched in the mid ‘90s, it’s impossible to find anyone who uses the John Deere 750A who has a bad thing to say. Jonathan Riley asked John Deere territory manager for East Anglia, David Purdy, what makes the drill so popular, and spoke to three growers for an insight into why the 750A is a kingpin in their kit-lists.
What started as a hobby has turned into a bustling business for Dutch John Deere fan Guus van Daele and his son Stanny: The two collect and trade in old spare parts and in so doing ensure that a piece of history is preserved.
The strict legislation on fertilising with slurry is causing quite a stink for many farmers. Farmer Stefan Vogelsang explains why it's still useful and how it can be done without stress.
Jørgen Audenaert is an expert in spraying technology. For almost 25 years he has contributed to many technological breakthroughs like data collection, artificial intelligence, sensor technology and pulsing nozzles. He expects spraying technology to further advance in the future, "but regulations will be decisive."