LAMMA has become a major event in the arable farming diary, with interest also growing in the livestock sector as the type of equipment on display expands.
Farmers find tradeshows an ideal opportunity to compare machinery close at hand, to speak directly to manufactures and dealers and also to meet other farmers and industry contacts.
Some trade shows are completely static, while others have working demonstrations. Advice was to do research before visiting and to plan journeys to account for traffic delays.
The main points made about buying kit was its suitability for purpose aligned with price, durability and a good relationship with the local machinery dealer.