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New Komatsu Forest Forwarders for thinning launched here

25 Sep , 2020  

New to the market here and currently available to order is the new, smaller-size 2021 range of Komatsu Forest forwarders designed primarily for forest thinning applications which are distributed in Ireland by McHale Plant Sales of Rathcoole and Birdhill. The three-strong Komatsu Forest range comprises an all-new, smaller 9-tonnes 825TX forwarder. It is followed by […]

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Merlo Multifarmer arrives

17 Sep , 2020  

One of the latest newcomers to the farm machinery sector is the new Merlo MF34.7 MultiFarmer, first versions of which arrived into Ireland only days ago. Distributed by McHale Plant Sales of Birdhill and Rathcoole, the Italian-made telehandler-tractor hybrid is said to be the solution for performing all farm work such as handling, lifting, towing, tillage and transporting […]

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Ward Agri Contractors – keeping it in the family

16 Sep , 2020  

Since 1986, Ward Agri Contractors have been supplying a top class and efficient service to a loyal customer base who have been with them since the start. Little did Padraig Ward know when he established the business 34 years ago that they would be still going strong today and he has been joined by his […]

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Still putting an emphasis on quality

10 Sep , 2020  

Tir-Con Engineering Ltd is a design-and-build company, with an international reputation for providing the best solutions available today. Irish Tractor & Agri learned all about the Co Derry-based company from its founder and proprietor, Paul McGovern recently. In June 2018, Tir-Con Engineering Ltd expanded its business to a new location in Moneymore, Magherafelt and it’s […]

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Agri consultancy par excellence

8 Sep , 2020  

Committed to supporting farmers meet the challenges they face in an ever-changing sector, Ryan Agri Consultancy Ltd is a leading advisory based in Borrisokane, Co. Tipperary. Established in 2007 by Willie Ryan, the company provides a wide range of agricultural consultancy services to clients in North Tipperary, South Offaly, East Galway and further afield on […]

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Fendt 313 Punching Above It’s Weight

2 Sep , 2020  

Based in the rolling countryside of County Wexford, Sean Roberts is a Dairy farmer who does the job right. Since 2010, Sean has been building a sizeable dairy herd. Sean believes in having the best tools at his disposal to do the job. The Roberts family have been farming at the same location since 1929, […]

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CLAAS XERION debuts on the Nordschleife

2 Sep , 2020  

On 24 August 2020, the Nordschleife (“North Loop”) of the Nürburgring witnessed a spectacular premiere: For the very first time, a large modern 4WD tractor travelled its length – and it did so in reverse! Why in reverse? Because it can! Since it was launched on the market in 1997, the CLAAS XERION has stood […]

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Massey Ferguson MF 8S Series introduces a new era of straightforward, dependable and connected tractors

2 Sep , 2020  

Massey Ferguson has launched the completely new MF 8S Series, which introduces a new era of Straightforward and Dependable tractors, delivering new levels of comfort and efficiency for fully connected smart and sustainable farming. Designed for farmers by farmers, following seven years of testing around the globe and extensive customer consultations, the MF 8S Series […]

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100% connectivity is standard on the new Massey Ferguson MF 8S Series

2 Sep , 2020  

Massey Ferguson has announced a new era of complete connectivity with the introduction of wireless transfer of machine and agronomic data along with a comprehensive suite of sustainable farming services to boost efficiency, productivity and profitability. MF Connect is standard on all new MF 8 S Series tractors. This telemetry system, which comes with a […]

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Data transfer for mixed fleets from John Deere

2 Sep , 2020  

Today’s farmers have to collect a large amount of data to manage their farm and for documentation requirements. With the ISOXML standard it’s possible to transfer field data from machine displays of the most popular manufacturers to the John Deere Operations Centre. In this way, John Deere is able to support customers that work with […]