Two young agricultural engineers have taken control of their careers by forming a new farm machinery dealership to service and repair equipment, and supply new tractors and implements. AL Agri, based on farm premises close to Forfar, has been set up by long-time friends Andy Mitchell and Liam Wylie, who started their careers together as […]
Operators of McCormick (and Case IH) ‘Doncaster’ tractors with a damaged left-hand door can get a replacement from their nearest McCormick sales, parts and service dealer. A brand new replacement for the familiar six-post cab is available in kit form at £470.20 or the door can be purchased for £580.20 assembled by distributor AgriArgo UK […]
A young agricultural contractor has made a significant investment in tractor power and performance to give his business a boost. Alex Lamb has operated as FAS Agricultural & Forestry Contractors for the past three years and is steadily building a reputation among farmers in North Lincolnshire for reliability and the quality of his work. He […]
A new six-cylinder tractor has been launched at the Royal Highland Show to join the McCormick X7 Pro Drive series and bring a longer wheelbase, tough cast chassis and smooth-running engine further down the power scale. The new McCormick X7.650 Pro Drive joins a range that goes from rated speed outputs of 135hp to 188hp […]
At 7am, the start of a new day’s work for Neil Lewis is much like any on a livestock farm – the first priority is to get food to the animals. Except that for Neil and his colleagues in the animal supplies department at Chester Zoo, there are tigers, elephants, giraffes, chimps and hippos among […]
To say that Yorkshire beef producer Andy Leadbeater is pleased with his new tractor is an understatement: “It’s brilliant!” he declares. “It’s exceeded my expectations in so many ways – power, engine response, the slick gearbox and fuel economy, I’m delighted with it all.” The McCormick X6.430 is the lynch-pin of his suckler beef operation […]
A wider choice of equipment and features will be introduced on McCormick X7 Pro Drive tractors with the launch at the Royal Highland Show of new Efficient models to complement the current full-specification Premium machines. The tractors come with gear pump hydraulics and a new front axle suspension design on four-cylinder models, mechanical spool valves, […]
Machinery dealer Hamilton Tractors will celebrate a sales landmark with an Open Day in April at its Carnwath premises in Lanarkshire. Jan and David Walkinshaw have supplied 100 tractors since taking on the Landini and McCormick franchises and were presented with a plaque commemorating the achievement.
Apart from the GM compact and F Series orchard tractors, the all-new X4C models are the smallest tractors in the McCormick range. Designed for applications that do not demand a lot of power but where light weight and compact dimensions are important characteristics, the tractors offer a choice of four power outputs.
The most powerful McCormick ever built was unveiled by Argo Tractors at the Agritechnica international machinery exhibition, signalling a new entrant into the market for high horsepower, heavy-duty tractors. The McCormick X8 VT Drive, with engine power outputs of 264hp, 286hp and 310hp, is the culmination of one of the most intensive new product investment […]
A simple to use continuously variable ‘CVT’ or ‘vario’ transmission features in new additions to the McCormick X7 Series, bringing the benefits of seamless acceleration, precise speed control and intelligent powertrain management to deliver improved productivity and fuel economy. The McCormick X7 VT Drive tractors build on the success of the Pro Drive semi-powershift models […]
A new cab design giving improved all-round visibility, greater interior room, more convenient controls and space for a ‘training’ seat is the major feature of an upgrade package for 85hp to 113hp tractors in the McCormick range. The four-model X5 Series has taken over from the X50 line-up introduced in 2013; but the X50M with […]
McCormick area sales manager Tim Lawrence and colleagues arranged a surprise for Robert Crawford senior and junior at the Lincolnshire Show – special decals on the McCormick X7 Pro Drive and X6 tractors displayed celebrating the 10-year association between dealership RH Crawford & Son at Frithville near Boston and the famous McCormick marque.
An eastern Scotland farm machinery dealer took on a new tractor franchise to deliver an improved standard of service and a comprehensive product line-up to its customers. Mearns Tractors Ltd is handling the McCormick range from its East Drumhendry premises near Laurencekirk, covering a territory that takes in southern Aberdeenshire, Angus and Tayside.
New mid-range tractors now arriving at McCormick dealers throughout the country have replaced two of the famous marque’s best-selling ranges with increased power and torque from new engines, and a broader range of features to give added performance, fuel economy and driver comfort. The three models in the McCormick X6 line-up come in ‘standard’ and […]
It was an excellent day for McCormick dealer Bryan Hoggarth Ltd at the Carnforth-based dealer’s Annual Show, with local farmers taking a great deal of interest in the big line up of latest McCormick models. Pictured are Bryan Hoggarth (centre) with Ray Spinks (right), sales director and general manager at McCormick distributor AgriArgo UK, and Chris […]
The New ‘X’ generation McCormick tractors will be the star turns at two Open Day events being held by McCormick dealers Hilton Machinery and Bryan Hoggarth. Hilton Machinery will open the doors to its premises in Pickstock near Newport, Shropshire on Wednesday, February 18th. The Annual Show staged by Lancashire-based dealer Bryan Hoggarth Ltd will […]
Aberdeenshire machinery dealers Brian Smith and Mark Wood will exhibit new models in the fast-changing McCormick product line-up at the RNAS Spring Show on Wednesday, 25th February at Thainstone. Examples of the McCormick X7 Pro Drive range will be prominent on the two stands, while the new McCormick X6.460 ‘mechanical’ tractor will make its show […]