JCB Agriculture is celebrating a major milestone in its long record of innovative machine design and engineering – the 40th anniversary of the Loadall telescopic handler. First manufactured in 1977 to transform lifting and loading tasks on building sites, the potential for the Loadall to revolutionise materials handling tasks on farms was soon recognised. With […]
This year’s Grassland & Muck Event – being held May 24th and 25th at Stoneleigh, Warwickshire – will see the UK launch of the all-new JCB 419S Agri high-performance wheeled loader and the working debut of new Fastrac tractors and Loadall telescopic handlers, as well as the TM320S Agri telescopic wheeled loader in its latest […]
TWO of JCB’s newest and most innovative products have been named as Machines of the Year for 2017 at one of the world’s leading agricultural shows. The 8000 Series JCB Fastrac received the award in the 280-400 hp tractor category and the JCB Agripro Loadall telescopic handler secured the accolade in the handling section.
Landquip have widened the choice of Fastrac sprayer options by launching a Forward Control JCB 4220 Fastrac. Working with JCB dealer A M Phillip, Landquip will be offering the Forward Control with a 3500, 4000 and 4500 litre tank which can now be fitted due to the forward mounted cab and the resulting longer platform, […]
Increased power and performance, a new cab providing class-leading levels of comfort and all-round visibility, and a fully hydrostatic steering system – a ‘first’ for a high-speed tractor – are among the key features of the new JCB Fastrac 8290 and 8330 that make their public debut at LAMMA 2017 tomorrow. The new tractors represent […]
JCB is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its innovative Fastrac tractor with the launch of two new powerful models as the flagships of the range. The new 8000 Series tractors add to the appeal and performance of the range and feature: · Up to 14 per cent more power from engines that meet Tier 4 Final […]
North Yorkshire mixed beef and arable farming company FW & JM Douglas has doubled the tyre life on its JCB 536-60 Agri Loadall after switching to a set of Michelin BibLoad hard surface tyres. Having clocked up more than 2,000 hours to date – nearly twice that recorded by the previous-generation Michelin XMCL tyres they […]
The latest version of JCB’s flagship S-series agricultural wheeled loader featuring a number of improvements to further raise productivity and operator comfort and convenience levels will be in action on the silage clamp at ScotGrass 2016, the national forage conservation demonstration, on May 18 at SRUC Crichton Royal Farm, Dumfries. The 230hp JCB 435S with […]
JCB has launched new Loadall AGRI Pro telescopic handlers featuring a World-first transmission that combines the best characteristics of powershift and hydrostatic drives. The unique DualTech VT transmission features in the 7m premium-specification JCB 531-70, 536-70 and 541-70 AGRI Pro handlers, which have lift capacities of 3.1 tonnes, 3.6 tonnes and 4.1 tonnes. JCB Chief […]
Outward changes to new JCB Loadall telescopic handlers making their UK debut at the LAMMA show, Peterborough in January 2016 are so subtle that even the most ardent machinery enthusiast will be hard-pressed to spot them. JCB engineers have created a compact ‘one can’ solution to meet Stage IV / Tier 4 Final emissions rules. […]
A new Fastrac and front-end loader combination were launched at Grassland UK following the announcement of a partnership between Alo UK and JCB. Richard Foxley, Marketing Manager of JCB explains that the characteristics of the Fastrac 4000 lend itself well to being paired with the market leading Trima loader.
JCB Agri claim their new Bucket Brush in an expanded and improved range of JCB AGRI handling and loading machine attachments is not only durable and effective, it also takes up minimum space in storage. The rotary sweeper is for cleaning up around farm yards to minimise crop contamination and slip hazards on concrete and […]
New attachments developed for JCB’s latest Loadall telescopic handlers and Farm Master wheeled loaders will be seen for the first time at Grassland UK, which is held next week at the Royal Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet. JCB Agriculture will have a major presence at the event, with three machines working on the clamp, […]
The spring sun shone over the weekend at newly appointed JCB dealers, Sharmans of Melton, as they handed over their very first JCB machine. Paul Perrin and Sharmans JCB Specialist, Mark Wildman were both present to hand over the keys to the Ward family.
In preparation for becoming official JCB Dealers on April 1st, Sharmans Technicians attended some JCB technical product training at Brooksby Melton College last week.
A bigger range of JCB AGRI attachments resulting from a more refined design process and use of new materials will help operators get the best performance from their JCB loading and handling machines. The JCB AGRI range caters for every machine in the extensive JCB materials handling line-up – from the smallest skid-steer and wheeled […]
JCB is fitting Michelin’s new BibLoad Hard Surface tyres as original equipment across its extensive range of loadalls, telehandlers and backhoe loaders. Before signing the deal, JCB asked a number of its customers to test the tyres in real-world situations, to ensure they were up to the job. The trials demonstrated the suitability of this […]
Sharmans Agricultural Ltd have successfully secured the JCB Agriculture franchise for their Melton Mowbray and Pytchley depots. Scott Barclay, Sharmans Managing Director, signed the official dealer agreement which is effective from 2nd April 2015.