South West Agricultural Dealership Celebrates The Success Of Apprenticeships

As National Apprenticeship Week 2020 approaches, CR Willcocks, one of the South West’s leading and longest running agriculture and garden machinery dealers, has long been a champion of apprenticeships, currently employing five.

New Holland T5 Dynamic Command™ Is Launched

"The T5 Series is a supremely versatile tractor that is ideal for livestock, dairy and mixed farming. We have been extending the range to enable our customers to find the tractor that perfectly matches their requirements, and today they can choose from three different transmissions: Electro Command, Auto Command award-winning continuously variable transmission, and now also the Dynamic Command. These models are perfect for mixed and mid-size dairy farmers who look for high-performance, all-purpose tractor that offers high levels of comfort.”

Husqvarna Launch Virtual Boundaries For Robot Mowers

Husqvarna continues to lead the way in the field of robot mowing innovation with the launch of virtual boundaries for professional robotic mowers using Husqvarna EPOS technology, a satellite-based solution. 

New Holland Backhoe Loader & Mini Digger Review / Testimonial

Ian Collick runs a garden landscaping and groundsworks business in Cornwall. Ably assisting him with duties are a New Holland B110C Tractor Backhoe Loader and a New Holland E60C Mini Excavator.

New Holland Skid Steer Review / Testimonial
Terry Jones runs an 85-acre holding in South Wales, which he has had for 10 years, and they also rent another 75 acres next door. One of the main focuses of the farm is a herd of 90 Holstein-Friesian cows.For many years, farmer Terry Jones has been a loyal customer of New Holland and is currently on his fifth New Holland Skid Steer, the L218. Terry proudly states: "This is a fantastic machine. It never lets me down. It's used for most aspects on our farm but the main job is scraping and loading bales in the summer". The L218, with its Super Boom lift, is ideal for loading bales onto trailers t..
New Holland Wheel Loader Review / Testimonial
Operating out of Kilcarey, on the outskirts of Nenagh in County Tipperary, Damien Dunne and father Pat have run a contracting business, Dunne Agri, for the past 30 years.They contract around 4000 ac (1618 ha) and work mainly with dairy farms. Having used Volvo wheel loaders for the past 30 years, Damien purchased a New Holland W170D for the first time in April 2018 after using a demonstration model for a couple of days in the summer, supplied by his local New Holland dealer, M&S Machinery.Damien said: "The New Holland W170D is much quicker than the machines I had before and it's great to d..
Polaris Lunar Rover Replica Pays Tribute To NASA's Marvels Of Engineering

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, Polaris Industries have collaborated with the US Space and Rocket Centre (USSRC) to build a working replica of the original Lunar Rover that transported the Apollo 11 astronauts around the surface of the moon.

Farm Improvement Grants UK 2019 & 2020
Did you know that all types of farms could be eligible for a grant of up to £12,000?The Countryside Productivity Small Grants scheme Round 2 is now available with a funding total of £15 million up for grabs. Under the scheme, grants of up to £12,000 can be applied for over a wide range of areas. These include:• Improving farm productivity• Adding value to Agri-food• Improving forestry productivity• Water resource management and reservoirsThis means that there are a number of grants available for a wide range of New Holland precision farming specialist products, including GPS light bar, GPS Aut..
4x4 Help For Devon & Cornwall Rural Police Tackling Crime Off The Beaten Track
A leading South Devon farm machinery dealership has joined forces with Devon and Cornwall Police's Rural Crime Team to help with engaging with farmers and raising awareness about protecting valuable assets.South Devon farm and garden machinery specialists, CR Willcocks, have given Devon & Cornwall Police's rural crime officers use of a Polaris Ranger off-road utility vehicle (UTV) throughout the summer to help raise awareness about rural crime issues. The UTV, resplendent in police livery, will be used to accompany rural crime officers and the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner's ..
Polaris RANGER® Diesel Launch Event
This spring sees the introduction of the all-new Polaris RANGER® Diesel for 2019, and CR Willcocks is holding a special launch event so that customers can try it out for themselves. The event will be held at CR Willcocks on Saturday 11th May 2019, from 10.00 a.m. until 3.00 p.m. Customers will be able to come along, enjoy a bacon roll and a coffee, have a test drive and explore the features and benefits of the new Polaris RANGER® Diesel. There is also the opportunity to book a demo so that you can fully explore the RANGER® Diesel's qualities. The new RANGER® Diesel features an all-new 3 cyli..
March Madness: New Holland TD5.95 EXCLUSIVE OFFER
SORRY, THIS OFFER HAS NOW ENDED. PLEASE CONTACT US DIRECT FOR THE LATEST NEW HOLLAND TRACTOR DEALS.We have an exclusive offer for March: you could be the owner of a New Holland TD5.95 for the equivalent of £99.00 a week. This offer is only available for business users only, and is based on 1 + 59 monthly payments with a trade-in of £9,250. We have only one TD5.95 available under this offer, so when it's gone, it's gone!  For full specifications and dimensions please visit our New Holland TD5 webpage. Highlights of this model include: 99 hp 4WD 40 kph 12x12 Powershuttle ..
Which? Declares Husqvarna LC 247SP One Of The Best Lawnmowers For 2019
The Husqvarna LC 247SP is already an incredibly popular self-propelled petrol lawnmower, however it has come up trumps in a recent Which? test. They declared it 'one of the best mowers we've tested', along with awarding it a Which? Best Buy, after it scored an extremely impressive score of 80%.The LC 247SP was up against 111 other mowers as part of the Which? test of best lawnmowers for 2019. It came third overall (beaten by two machines that scored 81%), and scored 5 out of 5 in all cutting performance elements of the test.The Husqvarna LC 247SP is a self-propelled mower designed for domestic..
The Hi-Tech Tracker Helping To Fight Rural Crime
Utility vehicles, all-terrain vehicles and farm machinery are high on the 'wish list' for thieves across the country, so tracking expensive high end equipment has become a priority.A selection of farm machinery sold by CR Willcocks, one of the South West's longest running farm machinery dealerships, already utilises the unique CESAR Datatag forensic marking system making it easier to identify vehicles that might have been stolen. ATVTrac is a more advanced system that features real-time monitoring via an app and the support of a 24-7 Operations Centre. Steve Retallick, Sales Director at C..
The TH Range - New Holland Releases A New Range Of Telehandler
New Holland have launched a new range of telehandlers featuring six models, of which there are fourteen versions to choose from. The TH range, which stands for Telescopic Handler, has been developed with a wide variety of different farming operations in mind.Describing the new range, New Holland's Head of Tractors, Sean Lennon, said: “The new extended TH Series offers solutions tailored to the business and operational requirements of different farming operations, ranging from the entry level S version all the way up to the Elite version ideal for the large scale livestock farmers and contracto..
Polaris announces the introduction of the all-new RANGER XP 1000 EPS with ABS for 2019
Described as the most refined utility side-by-side ever built, the Polaris RANGER range has been expanded with the addition of the XP 1000 EPS with ABS.Rodrigo Lourenco, Vice President and General Manager of Polaris Off-Road Vehicles EMEA, said: “We’re extremely proud of yet another addition to the Ranger family. The RANGER XP 1000 EPS is our most versatile product on the market and has proven to be a huge success across the globe – we want to continue that momentum into 2019 with the new ABS model. Adding ABS not only results in uncompromised braking performance, but also builds upon the dive..
Chainsaw Academy
"Before you get started with felling your tree, make sure that you have the knowledge, understanding and equipment you need to cut down your tree safely and accurately." The experts at Husqvarna have put together an online resource for safe and efficient tree felling, so if you own a chainsaw, or you're thinking of buying a chainsaw, then check out the Chainsaw Academy website for tips, step-by-step guides, videos, recommendations and more. At CR Willcocks we have our own team of chainsaw experts, so if you would like any advice on chainsaws please drop in, call us on 01626 831853 or dr..
Husqvarna Automower Special Offer
If you have been deliberating over whether to invest in a robot mower then now is the perfect opportunity. Husqvarna are running a special promotion on two of their models: The 105 Automower and the 420 Automower. Not only have both been reduced in price (now £799 inc. VAT and £1699.00 inc. VAT respectively) but you will also receive a free Medium Installation Kit (RRP £120.00 inc. VAT). Why invest in a Husqvarna Automower? They are fully automatic, operate very quietly and the excellent results speak for themselves.  Automower 105 (now £799 inc. VAT) is ideal for small to medium l..
How Husqvarna Leaf Blowers Are Helping Farmers
The Husqvarna team recently visited farmers P & H Bainbridge in North Yorkshire to see how they keep their agricultural machinery clean and safe this harvest, with the help of Husqvarna (leaf) blowers.With straw and chaff building up on harvest machinery, especially this summer when it has been particularly dry, there is the increased risk of fire. This is especially the case when working with barley. Husqvarna blowers have helped reduce that risk by making routine maintenance easier and more efficient. Matthew Bainbridge commented: "We have been really impressed with the 536 LiB Battery B..
What Is Dynamic Command? New Holland T6 Eight-Step Semi-Powershift Transmission Explained
Dynamic Command™ is a new and innovative transmission that offers even more gears in the most frequently used operating ranges, presenting the capacity to select the optimum speed to match the task in hand. In addition, the ability to deliver near instantaneous direction changes makes field and especially loader work even easier and more efficient. Four models from New Holland's T6 range have the option of featuring the three range eight-speed semi-powershift Dynamic Command™; T6.145, T6.155, T6.165 and T6.175. Eight-Step Semi-Powershift The 24X24 Dynamic Command™ transmission enabl..
South Devon Grass Demonstration Day - 28th June 2018
CR Willcocks are holding a Grass Demonstration Day where we will be running demonstrations of a number of farm implements in action. This will include baling (New Holland RB125 Roll Baler), mowing, tedding, raking and wrapping.  Date: Thursday 28th June 2018 Time: 10.00 a.m. to 3. 00 p.m. Location: Waye Farm, Ashburton TQ13 7LL - by kind permission W & S. W. Pearse FREE HUSQVARNA CHAINSAW AVAILABLE ON PURCHASES MADE ON THE DAY (T&Cs apply - see below) There will be plenty of farm machinery being demonstrated. This will include: New Holland RB125 round baler Kverneland..
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