Suffolk Farm Machinery Club gets into gear with series of winter meetings

The winter season of Suffolk Farm Machinery Club meetings is getting into gear. Picture: CHRIS LOCKW

The winter season of Suffolk Farm Machinery Club meetings is getting into gear. Picture: CHRIS LOCKWOOD - Credit: Chris Lockwood, Anglian Agri Media

Suffolk Farm Machinery Club is starting its winter Tuesday evening meetings at Henley Community Centre near Ipswich on November 7 at 7.30pm, when the subject will be JCB Fastracs and telehandlers.

JCB’s local representative Paul Coffey will bring Debenham Centre members up to date with an illustrated talk on the current range of JCB tractors.

It follows a successful summer programme, with evening visits to Richard Western at Framlingham and local farms together with a six day tour in Shropshire when members visited Kuhn at Telford, McConnel at Ludlow and the Acton Scott Historic Working Farm.

The first winter meeting for the Halesworth Centre members will be at the Angel Hotel on November 14 when HM Trailers, based at Fyfield in Essex, gives a presentation on its wide range of farm trailers including models for grain, bales, roots, livestock and low loaders.

Dave Forward of NC Engineering, which makes a range of manure and slurry handling equipment, trailers and telehandlers at its factory in Northern Ireland, is speaker at the first winter meeting for the Bury St Edmunds Centre at the Grange Hotel in Thurston on November 21.

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A talk on Dieci Telehandlers, arranged by BRAD Farm Machinery, for Woodbridge Centre members takes place at St Audry’s Leisure Centre at Melton on November 28.

New members welcome, all meetings start at 7.30pm.

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