Tractors

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

Drivers urged to take extra care following road incident

Drivers urged to take extra care following road incident

Drivers of agricultural machinery have been urged, alongside all other road-users, to take extra care on rural Irish roads while...

August 31, 2020

‘Worrying trend’ of young people driving tractors participating in TikTok challenge

‘Worrying trend’ of young people driving tractors participating in TikTok challenge

Broadcaster Claire Byrne has highlighted concerns raised by members of the public on her show on RTÉ Radio 1 this...

August 25, 2020

‘If stuck behind a tractor, don’t be tempted into any rash overtaking’

‘If stuck behind a tractor, don’t be tempted into any rash overtaking’

Motorists and tractor / agricultural machinery operators alike need to be extra vigilant when using rural roads at this busy...

August 6, 2020

‘Ridiculous’: Teenagers ‘with nothing more than theory test’ legal on powerful tractors

‘Ridiculous’: Teenagers ‘with nothing more than theory test’ legal on powerful tractors

Teenagers with nothing more than a theory test are legally allowed to drive powerful farm machinery and a review is...

July 14, 2020

Belarus built 40,000 tractors in 2019…and sets sights on 50% increase by 2030

Belarus built 40,000 tractors in 2019…and sets sights on 50% increase by 2030

Agricultural machinery manufacturer Belarus – also known as MTZ (Minski Traktarny Zavod) – produced a total of 40,000 tractors last year...

June 16, 2020

John Deere vs. Fendt: Who’s winning in Germany?

John Deere vs. Fendt: Who’s winning in Germany?

John Deere is losing out to Fendt in the new tractor sales league in Germany this year. That’s according to...

July 2, 2019

Stark tractor footage highlights issue of dangerous motorists

Stark tractor footage highlights issue of dangerous motorists

An agricultural contractor has underlined the issue of dangerous driving incidents faced by tractor drivers on a regular basis with...

May 2, 2019

How many second-hand tractors were imported into Ireland last year?

How many second-hand tractors were imported into Ireland last year?

How many second-hand (used) tractors were imported into Ireland last year? It’s difficult to come up with a completely accurate,...

April 25, 2019

Table: How many tractors of each brand are there in Ireland?

Table: How many tractors of each brand are there in Ireland?

The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport has just released data up to the end of 2018, detailing the current...

April 24, 2019

Man says Italian football club ‘still owes’ him 2 tractors

Man says Italian football club ‘still owes’ him 2 tractors

The father of a Juventus and Italy football player has claimed that the Italian football club “still owes” him two...

March 28, 2019

Which brand of tractor is most popular in Ireland?

Which brand of tractor is most popular in Ireland?

The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport is currently compiling data up to the end of 2018, relating to the...

February 11, 2019

The kings of the Christmas tractors are back with big light shows

The kings of the Christmas tractors are back with big light shows

The Christmas Tractors of Carrick-on-Suir – now into its fifth year – will roll onto the streets sporting over 100,000...

November 11, 2018

Which tractor brand is most popular in Ireland?

Which tractor brand is most popular in Ireland?

Ever wonder how many tractors of each individual make or brand there are in the Republic of Ireland? For example,...

August 3, 2018

Table: 79,000 active tractors in the Republic of Ireland; where are they?

Table: 79,000 active tractors in the Republic of Ireland; where are they?

There has been a slight year-on-year decline in the number of tractors in Ireland, according to updated figures from the...

July 29, 2018

Engines at the ready for annual vintage run in Louth

Engines at the ready for annual vintage run in Louth

All engines are raring to go in the small village of Knockbridge, Co. Louth, for the upcoming road run and...

June 30, 2018

Large number of applicants for tractor-safety cert in Kerry

Large number of applicants for tractor-safety cert in Kerry

A number of tractor-safety training courses are taking place in Co. Kerry this week, in conjunction with North, East & West...

June 26, 2018

Additional centres authorised to test ‘fast’ tractors

Additional centres authorised to test ‘fast’ tractors

Additional centres have been authorised to carry out road-worthiness tests on ‘fast’ tractors, according to the Road Safety Authority (RSA). A ‘fast’...

June 19, 2018