Machinery

Meitheal: Farmers urged to ‘ease off’ on contractors under silage pressure

Meitheal: Farmers urged to ‘ease off’ on contractors under silage pressure

Farmers are being called on to show “meitheal” and ease off on silage contractors who are under significant pressure to...

June 2, 2021

Landini reintroduces Mistral brand with launch of new compact machines

Landini reintroduces Mistral brand with launch of new compact machines

Landini has brought back the Mistral name to its line-up of tractors with the launch of two new compact machines....

June 2, 2021

Vaderstad buys into North American market

Vaderstad buys into North American market

Farm machinery company Vaderstad is realising its ambitions of entering the North American market with the purchase of AGCO-AMITY JV...

June 1, 2021

Axema reports mixed fortunes

Axema reports mixed fortunes

Axema is the major machinery trade organisation for France. It claims to represent 90% of the agricultural equipment sector, including...

May 31, 2021

Contractors: Key daily tractor checks for silage season

Contractors: Key daily tractor checks for silage season

Agricultural contractors should ensure they conduct “simple daily checks” on their tractors and machinery before hitting the roads for a...

May 31, 2021

‘Per plant farming’ with Tom, Dick and Harry

‘Per plant farming’ with Tom, Dick and Harry

‘Per plant farming’ is the rationale that underlines the creation and ongoing development of the Small Robot Company based near...

May 30, 2021

FCI calls for calm amid  ‘frenzy’ to catch up on first-cut silage

FCI calls for calm amid ‘frenzy’ to catch up on first-cut silage

With less than 10% of first-cut silage done so far this year, the chief executive of the Association of Farm...

May 30, 2021

Doosan boosts loader range with two new models

Doosan boosts loader range with two new models

Doosan, the South Korean manufacturer of industrial and construction equipment, has just extended its range of medium-sized wheeled loaders. The...

May 29, 2021

Kohler to power AgriArgo’s smaller tractors

Kohler to power AgriArgo’s smaller tractors

AgriArgo has been busy updating its smaller tractor ranges to meet Stage V emissions standards. A single new McCormick X5...

May 28, 2021

Contractors to sack tractor drivers using phones while driving

Contractors to sack tractor drivers using phones while driving

The Association of Farm and Forestry Contractors in Ireland (FCI) is calling on its members to enforce a zero-tolerance approach...

May 28, 2021

FTMTA Punchestown show to go ahead in 2022

FTMTA Punchestown show to go ahead in 2022

The Farm Tractor and Machinery and Trade Association (FTMTA) has announced that its Punchestown show is to go ahead next...

May 27, 2021

Bobcat telehandlers get a major lift

Bobcat telehandlers get a major lift

Bobcat appears to be on a roll at the moment with a regular stream of new model launches between themselves...

May 27, 2021

Tribology – the latest word in engineering

Tribology – the latest word in engineering

Tribology is a term that has hardly registered with many people but it is a subject that is becoming ever...

May 26, 2021

Farmers not checking fertiliser spreaders ‘could be losing up to €115/ha’

Farmers not checking fertiliser spreaders ‘could be losing up to €115/ha’

Farmers not checking fertiliser spreaders pre-application could be losing up to £100 or €115 per hectare, according to Dale Shaw,...

May 25, 2021

Kuhn cross conveyor feeder range extended

Kuhn cross conveyor feeder range extended

Kuhn has increased its range of diet feeders capable of feeding to either side with a further four models. Known...

May 24, 2021

What are the rules for tractors towing trailers on public roads?

What are the rules for tractors towing trailers on public roads?

Tractors towing trailers around farms is an essential part of every-day life for most farmers and operators – but when...

May 24, 2021

Claas reveals the fruit of its €40m investment

Claas reveals the fruit of its €40m investment

Claas has invested over €40 million during the last fours years in its Le Mans plant in northwest France. This...

May 23, 2021

Machinery Focus: Getting prepped for the sprayer test

Machinery Focus: Getting prepped for the sprayer test

A sprayer, especially on a non tillage farm, is often neglected until required. This can result in poor, or even...

May 22, 2021