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New VF tyres from Continental offer farming flexibility

9 Oct , 2019  

New, more versatile tyres from Continental will be safer on the road, reduce soil compaction and save farmers time. The new range of very high flexion (VF) agricultural tyres, which will be launched at Agritechnica in November, feature a more flexible side wall. On the road this enables the vehicle to carry forty percent more […]

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New self-propelled sprayers from John Deere

9 Oct , 2019  

John Deere has launched its next generation of self-propelled sprayers, manufactured at the company’s Horst factory in The Netherlands. With the new R4140i 4000-litre capacity and R4150i 5000-litre capacity machines, engineers have further increased performance, precision, safety and operator comfort. The focus of these latest developments has been on improving sprayer output while ensuring that […]

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O’Shea Agri Sales appointed Landini and McCormick dealer in south-east Ireland

26 Sep , 2019  

Distribution and after-sales support for Argo Tractors products in the midlands and south-east Ireland are being strengthened with the appointment of O’Shea Agri Sales as a dealer for both Landini and McCormick tractors. Based just outside Castlecomer in Co Kilkenny, O’Shea Agri Sales is run by Richard O’Shea from large, modern premises that provide generous […]

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John Deere innovations win gold & silver medals

26 Sep , 2019  

John Deere has been awarded a gold medal and three silver medals by the DLG jury ahead of Agritechnica 2019. With these latest awards, the Innovations Commission recognises John Deere’s ongoing efforts to develop advanced technology solutions and its collaboration with partnering companies. In total the industry entered more than 290 innovations in this year’s […]

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Comfortable power in a compact package

26 Sep , 2019  

John Deere has developed a completely new 6M Series tractor range, with higher standards of comfort, performance, manoeuvrability and visibility. These replace the previous 6M, 6MC and 6RC Series and include four new four-cylinder models from 90 to 120hp, featuring a 2.4m wheelbase. This is a more compact 6M Series tractor than John Deere has […]

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A record number of women enter agriculture training in Teagasc Kildalton College

16 Sep , 2019  

The first week of September sees the start of the students returning to Agricultural Colleges throughout the country.  Teagasc Kildalton College in Co. Kilkenny has seen student numbers increase on the Certificate in Agriculture level 5 which is the first year of the Green Cert course.   Currently there are 127 students enrolled on this course […]

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Cargos now with TIM SPEED CONTROL

16 Sep , 2019  

Using TIM SPEED CONTROL, the CARGOS 9000 and 8000 loader wagons are able to control the speed of the tractor. The ISOBUS function works with certified tractors from all manufacturers. The TIM function defined in ISOBUS allows implements to control tractor functions. In the CARGOS 9000 and 8000 loader wagons with TIM SPEED CONTROL, CLAAS […]

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Broughan to have strong presence at Ploughing

3 Sep , 2019  

Broughan Engineering Ltd are delighted to announce, that their products will be showcased by their dealerships at this years’ Ploughing Championships. There will be dealerships from across Ireland and also our UK outlet will be in attendance for any enquiries, or to answer any questions. HLR Machinery  – stand number 307 – row 14 HLR […]

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Landini Rex 3 – an all-new tractor design for vineyard, fruit and horticultural operations

30 Aug , 2019  

A new Landini compact tractor has been introduced with high power outputs and heavy-duty build for its size to enable it to undertake serious work in confined spaces such as orchards and vineyards, polytunnels and other horticultural situations. The all-new Rex 3 Series comprises three models powered by 55hp, 65hp and 75hp Kohler diesel engines […]

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McCormick tractors for tillage and grassland to feature at The Ploughing

30 Aug , 2019  

Active on-farm demonstrations by dealers in Ireland have helped bring home to farmers the features and benefits of the latest crop of higher-horsepower McCormick tractors that will be exhibited at The Ploughing – the Irish National Ploughing Championships being held on September 17-19 at Ballintrane, Co Carlow. The 205hp boosting to 225hp flagship of the […]