Machinery Focus

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

Machinery Focus: Video – Kuhn split plunger baler in operation

Machinery Focus: Video – Kuhn split plunger baler in operation

Getting as much material as possible into a defined space is the goal of all baler manufacturers, and Kuhn has...

September 9, 2021

Kverneland sets the pace with FastBale baler

Kverneland sets the pace with FastBale baler

Non stop round baling has been a dream of many for years. It is now a reality according to Kverneland,...

September 8, 2021

Machinery Focus: Video – Kverneland sets continuous pace with round baler

Machinery Focus: Video – Kverneland sets continuous pace with round baler

The round baler has made a terrific impact on the farming scene over the years, playing a large part in...

September 7, 2021

Video: Araglin classic silage day sees tractors come from far and wide

Video: Araglin classic silage day sees tractors come from far and wide

Araglin is a small village community nestling in the folds of the Knockmealdown mountains, where the three counties of Cork,...

September 4, 2021

Machinery Focus: Video – Tanco’s trailed mowers in operation in Tipperary

Machinery Focus: Video – Tanco’s trailed mowers in operation in Tipperary

Tanco has been busily making farm machinery for over 50 years at its home base in Bagenalstown, Co. Carlow. The...

September 1, 2021

Machinery Focus: The foreign adventures of John Deere

Machinery Focus: The foreign adventures of John Deere

John Deere is undeniably a mighty corporation that now straddles the globe with sales worth nearly $36 billion in 2020....

August 28, 2021