Is there a small baler I can use on my Kubota B2420 compact?

Your tractor should cope well with the mini baler from DW Tomlin of Boston, Lincolnshire. The equipment produces bales of 50cm in diameter and 70cm long.

Or you could look at the mini baler from Siromer, near Preston. This one makes round bales 60cm in diameter and 70cm long. Both units require in the region of 16-18hp.

Sally Drury has been reporting on product developments and testing kit for 30 years. The advice given in this helpline is independent.

Email your questions to sally.drury@haymarket.com

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