There are number of really good uk manufacturers and a lot depends on the level of technology you want to incorporate and also where in the world you are as relative to decent dealers or the manufacturer themselves. But here a few in no particular order
I've run Chafer trailed sprayers for 26yrs now. Simple, strong, capable of a lot of work (over half my workload is in potatoes.
My 4000/24 Guardian is the best so far, particularly re stability and weight transfer. Think about where weight is, not just weight perse.
When we bought this, I considered others. My shortlist was Chafer, Knight & Landquip. Team probably the best of the rest. Past experience mostly led me towards chafer, but the stainless tank a big draw. I like Knight as a company, but prefer a centrifrugal pump and stainless tank over a fibreglass/diaphragm set up. Landquip has an excellent Alloy boom, and an enthusiastic team, but they were expensive, and lacked the resale demand and values of the Chafer. Well done choosing british, whichever way your preference takes you.
JCB has launched new Fastrac 4000 and 8000 Series tractors with an all-new electronics infrastructure which is claimed to deliver higher levels of performance. According to JCB, the new Fastrac iCon operator environment has three key features: iConfigure – creating a bespoke control experience for every operator iConnect – integrating advanced precision agriculture technology iControl – redefining operation through new driveline software The 175hp to 348hp (133kW to 260kW) Fastracs feature the new iCon armrest console and touch-screen display to provide flexibility in operator allocation and operator information, as well as a new transmission control strategy to enhance operator comfort and powertrain efficiency, says the manufacturer...