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6-row Grimme beet giant is one of a kind in Northern Ireland

6-row Grimme beet giant is one of a kind in Northern Ireland

Not so long ago the Irish sugar beet industry was booming. People of my age will most likely remember the...

‘All-round’ tillers and ‘clever’ ploughs: Does Kverneland have the answer?

‘All-round’ tillers and ‘clever’ ploughs: Does Kverneland have the answer?

At a recent event hosted by Kverneland in Holland, the company launched a plethora of new and updated tillage equipment....

Details: Pottinger appoints new dealer in Co. Tipperary

Details: Pottinger appoints new dealer in Co. Tipperary

Austrian machinery manufacturer Pottinger – known here in Ireland for its range of tillage, grass and forage machinery – has...

Is AGCO’s latest creation the ‘Ideal’ combine harvester?

Is AGCO’s latest creation the ‘Ideal’ combine harvester?

It’s not often in the machinery industry that a company gets the opportunity to develop a machine from a blank...

A rake that can ‘think’ for itself: Can it improve your work?

A rake that can ‘think’ for itself: Can it improve your work?

At an Agritechnica preview event this week, machinery giant Kverneland showcased its latest innovations. These included a new ‘GEORAKE’ feature on its...

Fool-proof mowing with latest ‘high-tech’ wizardry

Fool-proof mowing with latest ‘high-tech’ wizardry

At an Agritechnica preview event this week, machinery giant Kverneland showcased its latest innovations. These included a new ‘GEOMOW’ option for...

Kverneland joins ‘film-on-film’ market with latest FastBale

Kverneland joins ‘film-on-film’ market with latest FastBale

Ahead of November’s Agritechnica show in Hanover, Germany, Kverneland has announced that it is joining the ‘film-on-film’ movement with its...

Pics: Laois brothers cut their teeth in forestry business with monstrous machines

Pics: Laois brothers cut their teeth in forestry business with monstrous machines

G&G Timber Harvesting is a relatively new venture; it’s based in Camross Co. Laois and is owned and operated by...

Pics: Tri-axle wagon is a ‘weapon of grass destruction’

Pics: Tri-axle wagon is a ‘weapon of grass destruction’

Austrian grass and tillage equipment manufacturer Pottinger is currently undertaking a nationwide demo tour of Ireland with its Jumbo Combiline...

Auction report: Tractors galore at this month’s busy Cambridge sale

Auction report: Tractors galore at this month’s busy Cambridge sale

Last Monday, July 3, saw the latest monthly Cambridge Machinery Sales auction take place at the Cheffins Auctioneers’ sale grounds...

Pics: Big crop of new machinery at Cereals 2017

Pics: Big crop of new machinery at Cereals 2017

Cereals 2017 is one of the biggest trade shows in either Ireland or the UK specifically focused on the tillage sector....

Pics: ‘Up close and personal’ with Ireland’s first Fendt forager

Pics: ‘Up close and personal’ with Ireland’s first Fendt forager

Recent news of a ‘test’ forager making its way to the island of Ireland spiked interest in the machinery business....

Video: Watch this Komatsu tackle ‘wagon’ silage in the midlands

Video: Watch this Komatsu tackle ‘wagon’ silage in the midlands

Contractor James Geoghegan took delivery of a Komatsu WA270 loading shovel in late 2016, primarily for silage work but for...

Video: Watch this new CAT tackle the silage scene in Clare

Video: Watch this new CAT tackle the silage scene in Clare

With silage fever having swept across the country last week, it was not at all uncommon to see large machinery...

Coolmore adds special, striking JCB ‘steeds’ to its fleet

Coolmore adds special, striking JCB ‘steeds’ to its fleet

When you think of racehorses one name that immediately springs to mind is Coolmore. This is for very good reason,...

‘Easily cut over 200ac a day and still get home for tea’

‘Easily cut over 200ac a day and still get home for tea’

Driving down a quite country road on a sunny summer’s evening it’s not uncommon to come across a variety of...

See how this trailer and machinery hire business works

See how this trailer and machinery hire business works

With the sun shining again and the smell of freshly-cut grass in the air it can only mean one thing;...

Video: Watch 104 silage harvesters in action – in one field

Video: Watch 104 silage harvesters in action – in one field

The Great Grass Event has set a new world record for the number of self-propelled forage harvesters working simultaneously in one field. The...