Very sad news that came as a bit of a shock. Originally from down far West Cornwall my mother along with my aunties and uncles went to primary school with him and he went to YFC with both my parents. His brother Les passed only a few months ago. Both true Cornishmen and will be sorely missed.
Cornwall lost a piece of itself today.
Remember him from my YFC days. He was a fair hand at sheaf pitching and I will never forget the day at County Rally when he was entered in the shepherd and imaginary dog competition.
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...