Machinery Focus

Machinery Focus: CASE IH updates to tractors and loaders

Machinery Focus: CASE IH updates to tractors and loaders

The Farmall C series of tractors has always been targeted at the more modest sized farm, or those with jobs...

November 27, 2021

Electric vehicles – the positives and negatives of a battery-charged future

Electric vehicles – the positives and negatives of a battery-charged future

The debate over electric vehicles is certainly heating up and it is one that the proponents of conversion to battery...

November 20, 2021

Unique County comes home for good after refurbishment

Unique County comes home for good after refurbishment

County tractors were, generally, regarded as the ultimate for ploughing, and in their heyday, these heavy-duty beasts were the ‘go...

November 13, 2021

Machinery Focus: Unimog celebrates 75 years of service

Machinery Focus: Unimog celebrates 75 years of service

The exact origins of the Unimog are shrouded by the events World War II, with the generally accepted narrative being,...

November 9, 2021

Machinery Focus: Eardly and Amazone team up for field day in Kilkenny

Machinery Focus: Eardly and Amazone team up for field day in Kilkenny

Eardly Agricultural Service Ltd. of Kilkenny recently teamed up with Amazone to hold a field day for its customers to...

November 1, 2021

Machinery Focus: Clearing a maize crop grown ‘plastic free’

Machinery Focus: Clearing a maize crop grown ‘plastic free’

It was the desire to get away from planting under plastic that led Pat Kinsella to take a long hard...

October 30, 2021

Focus: A family thresher brought back to life in Tipperary

Focus: A family thresher brought back to life in Tipperary

Around many a family farm that have older sheds there can often be found vintage machinery made redundant by new...

October 27, 2021

Machinery Focus: Building a road to hydrogen power

Machinery Focus: Building a road to hydrogen power

JCB is no lightweight in the off-road machinery sector, so when the company nails its colours firmly to the hydrogen...

October 26, 2021

Machinery Focus: Video – latest Landini bids to compete with the big boys

Machinery Focus: Video – latest Landini bids to compete with the big boys

Landini has rarely been noted as one of the major players in the Irish market, although it has never lingered...

October 16, 2021

Kuhn brings the Espro Min-Til seed drill to Ireland

Kuhn brings the Espro Min-Til seed drill to Ireland

The Espro range of seed drills from Kuhn was originally launched four years ago. After several upgrades the latest model...

October 14, 2021

Watch: Kuhn brings the Espro drill to Ireland

Watch: Kuhn brings the Espro drill to Ireland

The Espro range of seed drills from Kuhn was originally launched four years ago. After several upgrades the latest model...

October 13, 2021

Machinery Focus: Whatever happened to Leyland tractors?

Machinery Focus: Whatever happened to Leyland tractors?

Leyland tractors were never one of the biggest players in the market, yet the brand retained a loyal following even...

October 9, 2021

Machinery Focus: Soil takes centre stage at Lemken demo day

Machinery Focus: Soil takes centre stage at Lemken demo day

Having a good understanding of soil and how it works, is becoming ever more essential if the best use is...

October 2, 2021

Charles Chapman: The forgotten genius of Perkins Engines

Charles Chapman: The forgotten genius of Perkins Engines

Frank Perkins is widely known as the man behind the Perkins Engines Company of Peterborough, now a fully owned subsidiary...

September 25, 2021

Watch: Kverneland dealer demo day highlights tillage gear

Watch: Kverneland dealer demo day highlights tillage gear

The debates over farming methods have been raging for as long as farming itself, but machinery manufacturers such as Kverneland...

September 21, 2021

Big Fords and classic tillage in Co Kilkenny

Big Fords and classic tillage in Co Kilkenny

Austin Rothwell is a self confessed Ford fanatic, especially those models with six cylinders under the bonnet. There were plenty...

September 20, 2021

Machinery Focus: Video – Big Fords and classic tillage

Machinery Focus: Video – Big Fords and classic tillage

Austin Rothwell is a self confessed Ford tractor fanatic, especially those models with six cylinders under the bonnet, although he...

September 18, 2021

Tractor sales are up, but for how long?

Tractor sales are up, but for how long?

As a general rule of thumb, the farm machinery industry believes that for every tractor sold, twice the value in...

September 11, 2021