This month’s issue is packed with great classics, the best news and features, auction reports and much more. Read further to find out more….

Cover date July 2017

Published/on sale Friday 26th May

FLEET PROFILE: A Ford and John Deere fleets is holding its value for these Lincs arable farmers.
ORIGINAL CLASSIC: Evaluating a mint 1550-hour JD 2130 fitted with a HFWD front ‘assist’ axle.
READER REBUILD: A rough but rare DB 1690 Turbo gets rebuilt by a family of DB enthusiasts.
GIANTS OF THE FIELD: MATBRO MATIFF: This powerful and elusive British-built artic tractor was way ahead of its time.
GIANTS OF THE FIELD: MUIR HILL 171: Muir-Hill’s colossal 171 was the UK’s biggest rigid-chassis tractor in the 70s.
GIANTS OF THE FIELD: FENDT 626LS We trace the history of all eight Fendt Favorit 626LS models sold in the UK.
GIANTS OF THE FIELD: RUBBER TRACKS: A Deere 9400T and Case-IH Quadrac 9370 work in tandem in Warwickshire.
GIANTS OF THE FIELD: RECENT MODELS: A review of high-hp models, all 300hp-plus, made since the year 2000.
SHOW REPORT: Northern Ireland’s huge Big 100 event attracted 862 old and new blue tractors.
FROM THE ARCHIVES: A review of the specialist tractors used from growing sugarcane since the 1960s.


NEWS: The top classic machinery stories this month.
LETTERS: Share your views on farm tractors and machinery – from the past and present.
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FARM FAVOURITES: Your opportunity to tell us about your favourites and give them some praise.
COLLECTORS CORNER: The latest classic scale models to boost any collectors fleet.
NEXT MONTH: A preview of the features planned for the next issue.
CLASSIFIED ADVERTS: The biggest and the best shop window for tractors, equipment, parts and events: find them in our Tractor Trader section.
MACHINERY MISHAPS: Our regular look at amusing blunders involving all types of farm machinery.