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Open Week Sale
We will be hosting an ‘open week’ closing down sale in January for remaining new and used machinery stock.
The 'open week' will run from Monday 18th – Friday 22nd January 2016 in St Neot’s Cambridgeshire.
A high level of stock including used and new items agricultural and ground care machinery will be available
RECO will cease trading by the end of 2015, with the view to full closure in the early stages of 2016. To discuss machinery or parts please call 01480 401501
2nd Place Finish at Plough Match
Congratulations to Jason Barrett, Sales Representative from Truro Tractors who was awarded 2nd place at the West of England Plough match held at St Mawgan Cornwall, over the weekend.
This was the first time Jason had entered in a ploughing competition and was very impressed with the result. This was against stiff competition from experienced competition ploughmen. However the Ovlac auto rest variable width 5 furrow impressed the judges over competing ploughs,with gun barrel driving from Jason! Well done.
RECO set pace at Gloucester Tillage
Reco set the pace at this year's Gloucestershire Tillage event in conjunction with P & D tractors. A fine display of OVLAC and sulky equipment on display at the popular event yesterday.
The display included an Ovlac 200 Plough, Mini RH-8 Plough, Versatill 3m Cultivator.
RECO supports dealer at Holsworthy Show
Impressive display of machinery on Short and Abbott's stand at the Holsworthy Show. Including Fella rakes, mowers and Tedders; Ovlac 200hp Plough, Strautmann Mixer Wagon, Kioti tractors and UTVs.
RECO to show new TOPPA range at RHS
RECO will have the new range of Toppers - Toppa & Flexi Toppa - on display at the Royal Highland Show from 18th - 21st June.
Also on display will be products from Strautmann including the new Zelon loader wagon; RECO's new line of Brevi Flail Mowers, Fella grass machinery, Ovlac ploughs & chisels and Sulky spreaders, drills & harrows.
To see this line up please visit avenue F, stand 141.
RECO launch TOPPA series at Cereals
RECO has launched a new range of Toppers at this year's Cereals event in Lincolnshire.
The two new product lines include:
The 1.5m - 2.8m Toppa range which is an ideal solution for the highest quality grass cutting requirements for agricultural or groundcare needs
The 4.3m - 6m Flexi Toppa which is suitable for all pastures and grass, any kind of stubble and areas of heavy undergrowth.
For more information please see our Topper section of this website or contact us on 01480 401501 - firstname.lastname@example.org
Great turn out at Royal Cornwall Show
We were delighted to be represented by so many of our dealers in the south west region at this years event, thank you to all those that took part and to those that visited the show.
Dealers included Vincent's Tractors, Jonathan Lutey Halse of Honiton, B & B tractors, Truro tractors and
DG Buscombes respectively.
Free Nutritional Advice
RECO are offering the opportunity for beef and dairy farmers to receive free monthly email bulletins that offer independent nutritional advice, statistics and techniques that have been compiled by independent nutrition consultant Robert Cope of CowKnowHow.
With the help of Mr Cope, RECO want more British farmers to have access to important information that could benefit their livestock and their respective businesses.
Mr Cope said “Knowledge is power. Many savings can be made by simple management changes rather than spending on products that are not needed.”
“It is difficult for many farmers to keep up to date with nutritional aspects as they are busy farming."
Mr Cope explained that everyone in the industry ‘should only benefit from these bulletins’, which includes topics such as ‘Grazing’, ‘Overfeeding Minerals’, and ‘Feed Efficiency’.
“The bulletins will be informative, but above all else they will be practical, as they are not written by a desk nutritionist, but by someone who is a boots on the ground advisor. Everyone should gain from reading them.” He added.
The bulletins will be sent via email on a monthly basis until 2016 for every beef or dairy farmer that requests to start receiving them.
Reco General Sales and Marketing Manager Patrick Desmond said that “In these difficult times the advice supplied by Robert, although supplied free, will give timely advice and reminders as to how unnecessary costs can be avoided and how simple actions can maximise positive margins.”
For more information or to start receiving them simply send us an email stating that you would like to receive these bulletins and if you are a beef or dairy farmer to - email@example.com - or call us on 01480 401501.
RECO will then send you an email PDF offering Robert’s nutritional advice on a monthly basis for free.
The first bulletin titled ‘Feed Coversion Efficiency’ is available on request now.
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Despite the weather and muddy conditions our display stand received a lot of attention from visitors who had braved the icy conditions to attend this year's LAMMA event at the Peterborough Showground.
Reco had a wide selection of machines on display from Strautmann, FELLA, Kioti, Sulky, Brevi and Ovlac.
On display for the first time was the Fella SM 3060 TL KC, which is part of a new Mower series from the German manufacturer.
Fella have launched two 3m models; the SM 3060 TL-KC tine rotor conditioner and the SM 3060 TL-RC roller conditioner which both have a working width of 3m with six mower discs as standard. The third part of the series is the new 3.5m SM 3570 TL KC mower conditioner.
Reco attended the busy one day event in Edinburgh again this year, with a selection of Sulky Spreaders on display including the new DX20, and the ECONOV X40 & X50 models.
Also featured on the stand was the impressive Strautmann 2401 Double Diet Feeder, Kioti NX series compact tractor with loader.
A crowd pleasing Strautmann Giga Vitesse Loader Wagon was well positioned on our outdoor stand too.
Fella wins award for the “Cam control” system
n the run-up to the EIMA international trade fair, FELLA received a "Segnalazione" (commendation) for their hydraulic cam track adjustment system for rakes. The jury was impressed that CamControl can achieve an extremely high degree of ground clearance in the headland position. With a ground clearance of more than 50 cm, even large swaths can be driven over smoothly – no contact and no damage – to ensure top-quality forage.
The award was announced as part of the "Concorso Novità Tecniche EIMA 2014" competition, which is organised by FerderUnacoma, the Italian association of agricultural machinery manufacturers.
At the EIMA in Bologna, FELLA will present, among others, the TS 7850 PRO dual-rotor side rake, which is equipped with the CamControl technology and with a standard operating terminal for maximum comfort.
See the advantages that are offered by CamControl and other FELLA technologies for yourself. If you are attending in Bologna from 12th to 16th November, Fella are situated in Hall 14, Stand A4.
Dairy Show 2014
Reco were pleased to support JW & TJ Pearce at this year's Dairy Show at the Bath & West showground.
The large numbers of people visiting the stand during the event would have seen a variety of machinery on display from Reco.
These included a Fella Mower, Ovlac Plough, Sulky Econov Fertiliser Spreader and a Strautmann 2401 Mixer Wagon.
For more information on this range of products please visit our agricultural machinery section.
Ovlac launch their new website
Spanish agricultural machinery manufacturer Ovlac are pleased to announce the launch of their new website.
Their range of Ploughs, Chisels, Cultivators and Disc Harrows can all be found throughout this site with detailed product information and images. To see this new site visit - www.ovlac.com
For more information on the range of products we have to offer from the Ovlac brand, please see our Agricultural machinery section.
RT Machinery at Saltex
Kioti dealer RT Machinery attended this year's Saltex event.
Their stand featured a CK2810H (pictured) on turfs plus the new Mechron 2240, which is due for release later this year.
More details on this exciting new UTV to follow!
Reco at Kioti Europe HQ
The Groundcare Sales team went to the Kioti Europe headquarters to view and discuss exciting new products this week.
Products including new tractor models, gasoline UTV’s and cut and collect petrol mowers were discussed.
Full details to be released shortly!
Its behind you! Strautmann 3601 CFS!
Its behind you! Strautmann 3601 CFS!
The impressive Strautmann Giga Vitesse 3601 CFS Loader Wagon made an appearance on Halse of Honiton's stand at this year's Holsworthy Show in Cornwall.
The German manufactured loader wagon brought many visitors to the stand once again, before heading off for another demonstration.
One comment, from an existing Strautmann user was "Its easy to see why its the UK market leader" which was welcomed by Halse and Reco Area Sales Manager Nick Clark.
Short & Abbott attend Holsworthy Show
One of the largest displays of Reco equipment was on display on the Short and Abbott stand at this years Holsworthy Show.
This included a 5 Furrow AM Plough and the first display in the South West of the 3m Chisel from Spanish manufacturer Ovlac.
Also on display was a Fella 7706 Tedder, Fella SM70 Mower, Sulky Econov Spreader, Kioti Mechron UTV and a Kioti 60 HP Compact Tractor to offer a wide range of options for visitors to the stand.
For more information on our wide range of Agricultural and Ground Care Machinery please see our homepage.
Reco dealer wins 3rd prize at the Gillingham and Shaftesbury Show
Congratulations to machinery dealer Martin Richards Agricultural Engineers for being placed 3rd in the 'Best Machinery Stand Competition' at the Gillingham and Shaftesbury Agricultural Show this week.
On display, from Reco, was a new Ovlac Plough, which features a 200hp headstock with 28 boards and spring auto reset function.
It is perfectly suited for tractors of 150-200HP and is available with either 4 or 5 furrows with either 85 or 95cm body clearance.
There was also enquiries taken from visitors to the stand, for Ovlac's 12 furrow Mini Plough, which will be on display at the upcoming Tillage Live event.
Also on display was a Fella 7.7m Tedder and a SM 270 Mower, with both models generating a lot of interest.
For more information on the Fella and Ovlac range of machinery that Reco has to offer please see our Agricultural Machinery section.
Strautmann on display at the Gillingham and Shaftesbury Show
Halse of Honiton were in attendance at another show this week, with a fine display at the Gillingham and Shaftesbury Agricultural Show in Dorset.
Kindly loaned to their stand, from local contractor A.K Hosie, was the impressive Strautmann Giga Vitesse 3601 CFS.
A.K Hosie are new to the loader wagons but have already completed 2000 acres this season, but with more still left to do.
For more information on our range of Strautmann Loader Wagons visit our Agricultural machinery section.
Strautmann Impresses at Okehampton Show
Reco dealer Halse of Honiton, were promoting the UK's s No.1 Loader Wagon, from Strautmann, at this year's Okehampton Show.
Visitors to Halse's stand were keen to learn more about how they could save upto 15% in fuel, over their current machine, if they were to switch to a Strautmann.
On sight of the German manufactured Mega-Vitesse 3001, many other visitors were left considering the variety of benefits available from the use of a Loader Wagon on their farm, instead of using contractors.
Overall, this was another fine display at an outdoor event by Halse with a Strautmann machine.
For more information on how a Strautmann can provide savings on fuel call 01480 401501 or see our Loader Wagon page in the Agricultural machinery section.
Halse attend two shows in one week
Despite the forecast, the sun shone down on Reco dealer Halse of Honiton's stand at the 2014 Honiton Show.
This was the second event Halse attended in the same week, after a successful display at the North Devon Show.
Taking centre stage on Halse's stand was the Strautmann Mega 3001 51cu Loader Wagon, which can be seen in the image above.
Reco Area Sales Manager Nick Clark said "Customers were particularly very interested in the patented roller system (CFS) and that savings of 10litres/hr that can be achieved with this system.
As a result many demonstrations to see this machine in action were booked on the day."
For more information on our range of Strautmann Loader Wagons, visit our Agricultural Machinery section.
Reco Supports Dealer at North Devon Show
Reco supported Robert Dallyn at this year's North Devon show.
Barnstaple based Robert Dallyn, are the main dealer for the 'Fella' range of machinery and groundcare products such as 'Kioti' and 'Grasshopper' for North Devon.
Area sales mangers Nick Clark (Agricultural Machinery) and Tim Pinney (Groundcare Machinery) were on hand to offer advice on the range of machinery available from both divisions, whilst the RECO caravan offered a welcoming seating area for visitors to discuss the products on show.
Reco and Halse at North Devon Show
Halse of Honiton attended this years North Devon Show together with the support of Reco.
On display was the Strautmann 3601 CFS Loader Wagon, which always gains attention from visitors to the stand and people passing by.
Reco Area Sales Manager Nick Clark commented on the good weather for the show, he said "Lucky the rain held off, as we found out the day before the tent wasn't water proof"
For more information on the Strautmann range, visit the Loader Wagon section on the Agricultural Machinery page of the Reco website.
Reco supports dealer at National Sheep Event
Reco attended the National Sheep Event in Malvern this week by sharing a stand with Bavenhill Mechanics.
The Kioti Mechron UTV was on display, and once again proved to be a popular attraction for visitors passing by and coming onto the stand.
Reco Area Sales Manager Tim Pinney described this year's event as 'one of the best events that I have attended for some time.'
"By far the most cost effective way to get to the sheep farmer. I talked to customers from Devon, Wales and Lancashire, so people were obviously prepared to travel for an important event." he added.
For more information on the Kioti Mechron please see our Groundcare machinery section.
'Best Trade Stand' for DKR Agricultural Services
Congratulations to Reco dealer DKR Agricultural Services, who were placed 1st in the 'Best Trade Stand' competition at the Biggar Agricultural Show.
DKR's winning stand had an Ovlac plough and Sulky X40 Econov spreader on display, alongside a wide range of machinery.
Although the weather did not say dry, customers managed to find refuge in the RECO Show caravan, which had been kindly loaned for the event.
McLaren Tractors win 3rd Prize at Caithness Show
Congratulations to Reco dealer, McLaren Tractors from Dingwell, who were awarded 3rd prize in the 'Best Stand Competition' at the Caithness Show in Thurso.
McLaren Tractors had a large stand with a variety of machines on display, including a Strautmann diet feeder and a Kioti tractor which can both been seen in the image above.
Grasshopper Calendar Competition!
Calling all Grasshopper Customers!
You could be featured on the 2015 Grasshopper Calendar, and win a great prize!
All you need to do is visit GrasshopperCalendar.com/contest and submit a photo and a short story about the SPECIAL PLACES that you mow with your Grasshopper mower.
Twelve (or more) customers will be selected and featured on the 2015 Calendar, and ONE lucky winner will receive the OPRYLAND GETAWAY GRAND PRIZE (featured in the image above)
Suggested photo subject:
If you're short on ideas why not submit a photo of your Grasshopper lawn striping masterpiece!
New Kioti Dealer Announced
Reco are pleased to announce the appointment of PJ Machinery as Kioti dealers for West Sussex.
The company, which was started in 1993 by Andrew Jesse and Simon Passmore, will be covering all products from the Kioti product range including the Kioti Mechron UTV.
Both having worked in the industry for some time, Andrew and Simon came together to serve customers by servicing and selling products to dairy farmers in West sussex and Surrey.
Since then the company’s reach has grown considerably so that the customer base now includes private home owners, small holdings, golf clubs and commercial contractors.
The company is no stranger to Reco as they have been selling machines from the Reco product range since 2001.
Commenting on the appointment Area Sales Manager, for Reco, Steven Haynes said:
“I am pleased PJ Machinery has decided to come on board with Kioti. Their experience and knowledge of the industry will be a great asset in further strengthening the Kioti brand in the area.
Image PJ Machinery – Andrew Jesse (left) Simon Passmore (right)
New Dealer Announced for mid-Berkshire
Reco are pleased to announce the appointment of Mowers & More Ltd as Kioti and Grasshopper dealers for Mid-Berkshire.
The company, which started in 2010, serves a wide range of customers from private homeowners to commercial contractors in and around the Wokingham area of Berkshire.
Joshua Longland, who started Mowers & More with father Martin four years ago, explained ‘We are very excited to become a dealer for the Kioti and Grasshopper products because we feel there is a gap in the market in our area for these quality brands’.
The Kioti and Grasshopper product ranges include Tractors, Utility Vehicles and Zero-Turn Mowers, all of which are a popular part of the ground care machinery product line for Reco.
Area Sales Manager Steven Haynes said of the appointment “I am really pleased to welcome Mowers and More to the growing dealer network.
They are a great company that has built up a very loyal following in their area both in the domestic and commercial markets. By adding both the Kioti and Grasshopper products into their product offering I am sure this will only get stronger."
To see Reco’s full range of Ground care machinery follow this link - http://www.reco.co.uk/groundcare.php
Sulky DX Spreader range introduced at Cereals
At this year’s Cereals Event RECO introduce the new Sulky range of DX fertiliser spreaders.
Customers visiting the RECO stand at Cereals 2014 will have an opportunity to view the new range of DX spreaders from Sulky.
Production for this exciting new range will start in the autumn of 2014.
The DX range will replace the highly popular DPX models that have been sold successfully in various forms into the UK since the early 1980’s.
The new range keeps the general easy to set up and accuracy characteristics of the previous models. It complements the existing larger capacity Sulky “X” range, and incorporates many aspects from these models.
Using four different base units the range starts from the New DX20 spreading 9 to 18 metres.
There is an additional model DX20+ which spreads 12 to 24 metres and has a hopper capacity of 900 to 2100 litres.
The largest model in the new range is the DX30+. Using extensions, this has a maximum hopper capacity of 3000 litres and a spread capability of 12 to 36 metres for greater accuracy with poorer materials.
The range includes basic proportional to forward speed models, models with weigh cell and the Automatic headland shut off “Stop and GO” system.
An Evening with Fella
Fella dealer Stuart Hext's open evening was a great success held at Cheriton Fitzpaine mid Devon.
Over 100 customers where keen to see the AGCO investment in Fella. Taking centre stage was the SM310 FZ front mounted trailed Mower conditioner. Customers were impressed with the Drive guard safety system which is now fitted to all Fella disc mowers.
Comments like Reco seem to be well established as a main player , looks strong and well made, can see the added value were welcome by area manager Nick Clark.
Reco doubled the collection for motor neuron disease collected on the night! A great success for all those involved.
Fella Top The HOT 50
The Farmers Guardian, one of the UK’s leading weekly agricultural publications has listed the Fella driveGUARD system as one of the top 50 innovations in Agricultural Machinery Technology.
A panel of industry experts including farmers, contractors and technical journalists have identified the 50 products and features which they believe have been the greatest innovations in Agricultural Machinery Technology and contributed most to improving efficiency and productivity in UK farming. The Fella driveGUARD system was chosen for it’s simple yet effective way of protecting the mower cutter bar and driveline hence avoiding long periods of machine down time and costly machine repairs.”
Dealer Visit to Fella
Marcus and Claire from JW & TJ Pearce Engineers, one of the leading FELLA dealers in the UK, at the FELLA factory on the 11th December 2013
RECO are pleased to be part of the Discover AGCO event and present the full line of Fella machines,
Held at the NEC arena. Copy and paste the link to find out more.
RECO Supports Dealer at Open Day
Reco were pleased to support the open day for Mclaren Tractors of Dingwall held on the 24th October 2013.
The open day was to celebrate the completion of their first 10 years in business and to officially launch the opening of their new premises.
A bright and pleasant day allowed customers to walk round the machines that were on display in comfort.
As well as an Ovlac 200 5 furrow auto reset plough model , mounted onto a 160 hp tractor, from the reco stable there was also a Strautmann 1300 K type Vertimix wagon. This was set up to do a practical working demonstration mixing straw and silage bales. Customers were able to view and appreciate the fast low horse power mixing. The mixer wagon on the day was powered by a 90hp tractor that from the sound of the engine during mixing, hardly knew the wagon was working. McLaren Tractors will be demonstrating this mixer wagon throughout the Autumn/ Winter.
Products from the reco ground care range were also on display. There were four Kioti tractors in all showing a good mix of the models available from the range. Listed in order of largest to smallest there was an RX6010, a DK551 (this unit was sold to a local contractor) a CK27 and a CS2610.
Finally but by no means least there was also a Grasshopper 430D Zero turn mower. This unit was shown with the great performing 4X deck that provides an impressive quality of cut.
Ian Brown and Stuart Dickson from reco were on hand to discuss various aspects of the machines on show both with Prospective and existing customers.
George Mclaren said that he was looking forward to selling an increasing range and number of reco products. “reco is a company with great products to sell and has a fine established reputation for quality back up and support”.
Patrick Desmond The reco Sales and Marketing Manager congratulated George on his company’s 10 years in business and said “it is great to have the opportunity to support such a busy and growing family company. They have built up a good customer following based on the traditional qualities of customer care and service. We look forward to trading with McLaren Tractors over the years ahead”.
Strautmann Introduce the New Generation!
At the Agritechnica 2013 show in Hanover, Strautmann will be presenting a new generation of towed vertical fodder mixing wagons to the international professional audience.
Three new vertical fodder mixing wagon models of the Verti-Mix series with one mixing auger are available with immediate effect. The new generation of fodder mixing wagons combines optimum mixing quality, flexibility and easy towing with the well-known reliability.
Contact RECO for more information on the New Generation of Strautmann Verti-Mix
Blakewell Services display Strautmann Self propelled mixer at North Devon Show
A lot of interest was created at the North Devon Show August 7th 2013 when The Strautmann VM2001 SF took centre stage on the stand of Blakewell Services.
The unit has been sold to Tony Dyllyn of Collacott near Barnstaple. After looking at various competitive makes of Self propelled mixer wagon and a visit to the Strautmann Factory Mr Dyllyn concluded that the Strautmann Self Propelled wagon offered him the best machine for his requirements.
The Self propelled has a 2 metre milling cutter for easy and quick loading of the wagon that is powered power by a 178 John Deere engine. Unloading is with a cross conveyor that will offset to both the left and right hand sides.
Blakewell Services were also showing at the event Their demonstration Strautmann 3601 Giga Loader wagon. This machine has done plenty of good demonstrations through the summer. Customers were keen to look at the machine and view the many features on the wagon including the CFS roller that is positioned behind the pickup. It is what makes the Strautmann Loader wagons such a success.
All in all the North Devon Show was a great day out for Blakewell Services and their customers!
Award Success For FELLA
Fella's new TS 8055 PRO Rake has recently received an award for best new product for technical innovation at a recent exhibition in Lithuania.
Replacing the successful TS 880 PRO double rotor rake. It has a working width of up to 8 meters and is fitted with FELLA’s new heavy duty TS 5 rotor heads. In addition to it’s strength and durability the FELLA TS 5 rotor head has the added advantage of having maintenance free rotor arm supports.