Channel 5 “gets to grips with the biggest, fastest and most powerful tractors on the planet” in its new three-part TV show.
Tractors: Big, Bigger, Biggest, which hit screens last night (Friday, May 20th, 2022), captures the stories behind these machines – including many epic vintage restorations.
The show will feature tractors and their male and female owners across the UK and US.
It will showcase the biggest tractor in the world, a self-driving tractor, and one of the most powerful machines on the market.
In a trailer, a spokesperson said: “They are big, they are bad, and they are awesome; tractors come in all shapes and sizes, and they can do just about anything.”
“There are millions of tractors on the plane, and we check out the very best of them. Amazing classics, unbelievable sea tractors and the most powerful tractors in the world.”
“We get to meet the fanatics who get to build, modify, and even race these incredible machines.”
“It is a wild world full of surprises, so buckle up for the ride of your life. This is the world’s most amazing tractors,” the spokesperson added.
Ag contracting rates
Meanwhile, in other machinery-related news, the UK-based National Association of Agricultural Contractors (NAAC) has warned farmers to expect increased agricultural contracting prices this year.
It has highlighted that contracting prices are rising on the back of “record high” fuel prices and escalating labour and machinery costs.
In a statement, a spokesperson said:
“The current survey was carried out based on a pound per litre for fuel. Contractors are being advised to calculate their fees carefully to ensure they are covering costs and can make a margin.”
“This survey is only an average figure, and farmers should expect their contractors’ prices to vary. Farmers should be aware that a fuel surcharge may be necessary if prices continue to fluctuate.”
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