Machinery

LEMKEN ploughs gain extra protection

LEMKEN ploughs gain extra protection

LEMKEN has recently launched a new automatic plough protection mechanism which it has called OptiStone. It is available for its...

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Vogelsang to market vacuum tanker equipment virtually

Vogelsang to market vacuum tanker equipment virtually

Vogelsang, the German based manufacturer of slurry distribution equipment, has launched a virtual showroom by which it may display its...

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Kuhn shows a passion for baling with new information resource

Kuhn shows a passion for baling with new information resource

Kuhn is not alone in recognising that the basics of farming can be easily overlooked when confronted by the growing...

June 18, 2021

Latest drill from LEMKEN offers mixed drilling depths

Latest drill from LEMKEN offers mixed drilling depths

Last year LEMKEN launched its Solitair 9+ pneumatic seed drill. This year, the company has launched a development of the...

June 17, 2021

50 years of New Holland skid steer loaders

50 years of New Holland skid steer loaders

It was in 1971 when New Holland built its first skid steer loader. The original machine was based on a...

June 16, 2021

Michelin extends range of ‘improved flexion’ row crop tyres

Michelin extends range of ‘improved flexion’ row crop tyres

Michelin has expanded the number of fitments available in its Agribib row crop range available with flexion technology. This brings...

June 16, 2021

Pottinger breaks more ground with new round baler factory

Pottinger breaks more ground with new round baler factory

Pottinger is powering ahead in response to the buoyant machinery market as well as a continual growth in sales. The...

June 15, 2021

Are robots putting farm jobs at risk?

Are robots putting farm jobs at risk?

A recent UK study has confirmed that farm workers are the 6th most likely to be replaced by automated labour,...

June 15, 2021

Wilsons to put 100 tractors  under its virtual hammer

Wilsons to put 100 tractors under its virtual hammer

This coming Saturday (June 19) sees Wilsons Auctions hold an online auction on behalf of Bord na Móna, which is...

June 15, 2021

What to keep an eye out for when driving your tractor

What to keep an eye out for when driving your tractor

A tractor is an essential vehicle on every farm – and cannot be done without. However, it is vital that...

June 14, 2021

Zetor celebrates 75th year of tractor production

Zetor celebrates 75th year of tractor production

While hidden behind the Iron Curtain, eastern European manufacturers had little success in selling their tractors to the west. Zetor...

June 11, 2021

Top tips to reduce risk of tractor fires this silage season

Top tips to reduce risk of tractor fires this silage season

Following a number of farm machinery fires in recent days, firefighters in Co. Carlow have offered a range of tips...

June 11, 2021

Kirovets gets up to speed with 600hp and CVT

Kirovets gets up to speed with 600hp and CVT

Kirovets, the Russian gun tractor originally designed to haul artillery over the Steppes, has happily adapted to civilian life since...

June 11, 2021

What are the legal limits for agricultural trailer couplings?

What are the legal limits for agricultural trailer couplings?

Towing a trailer or other implement with a tractor around one’s farm is an essential part of every-day life for...

June 10, 2021

Changes afoot for Challenger?

Changes afoot for Challenger?

Challenger is AGCO’s fourth tractor range, but its future as the company’s flagship brand in North America appears to be...

June 9, 2021

Heydon: Top safety tips for cutting silage this summer

Heydon: Top safety tips for cutting silage this summer

With agricultural contractors and farmers alike under particular pressure this year to get the silage cut following a late start...

June 8, 2021

Zetor Major updated with cab choice and Stage V engine

Zetor Major updated with cab choice and Stage V engine

Zetor has updated its Major 80 model with an engine that now meets Stage V emission standards. The engine remains...

June 8, 2021

Straw incorporation boosts  soil health according to farmers

Straw incorporation boosts soil health according to farmers

Straw incorporation was the focus of this year’s Irish Tillage and Land Use Society (ITLUS) summer conference. The event was...

June 7, 2021