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Michelin Tyres prove the perfect fit for Flawborough Farms

18 Feb , 2020  

Flawborough Farms has fitted its next-generation Horsch sprayer with a set of Michelin agricultural tyres and is reporting positive results. The family-run business, in Nottinghamshire, took delivery of the UK’s first Horsch Leeb 8.300 PT last summer. The sprayer arrived as a prototype from Horsch’s headquarters in Germany fitted with a competitor’s rubber, but Flawborough […]

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Teagasc launch New EU BovINE network project

7 Feb , 2020  

A new trans-European beef network, called BovINE, aimed at addressing the sector’s sustainability challenges was launched by Teagasc in conjunction with EU research and farming partners at the Teagasc Food Research Centre Ashtown, Dublin, on Tuesday, 21st of January. BovINE will link researchers, advisors, farmers and other relevant stakeholders across 9 EU member states to stimulate […]

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New generation for all models of the Fendt 300 Vario series

7 Feb , 2020  

The greater need for clear controls and a larger functional scope now extends to other tractors, including the Fendt 300 Vario series. As a result, after the top-end model Fendt 314 Vario was introduced at Agritechnica 2019, you can now order the new operating concept FendtONE for the entire Fendt 300 Vario series. The Fendt […]

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Service with a new style

7 Feb , 2020  

On the 30th January, 150 service staff representing Massey Ferguson Dealers from all over the United Kingdom and Ireland gathered at the Heart of England Conference and Event Centre near Birmingham, for a Massey Ferguson Service Experience. In the first event of its kind – Service Technicians were able to receive the latest product updates […]

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New Gator is the most comfortable ever

7 Feb , 2020  

John Deere’s new premium XUV 865R Gator is the most comfortable model ever produced in the company’s popular cross-over utility vehicle range. This 23hp diesel-powered model combines the established high performance of the XUV 865M with a wide range of additional operator friendly features, including a luxurious cab environment. Standard specification includes a continuously variable transmission […]

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HSA farm safety blitz to focus on livestock handling

24 Jan , 2020  

Farmers preparing for calving season have been warned that ‘there’s no such thing as a quiet cow’. Planning a fortnight-long farm inspection campaign from Monday, January 27, the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) hopes to carry out 300 inspections with the focus on working safely with livestock. In 2019, six of the 18 farm fatalities […]

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Komatsu launches new compact wheel loader pitched at farm, waste & mid-sized commercial users

20 Jan , 2020  

Ireland’s compact-class wheel loader segment has a new challenger in the form of Komatsu’s WA80M-8 model,  sales of which have commenced here. Pitched at farmers, agricultural and landscape contractors, bulk material providers and waste processors, the WA80M-8 is described by its distributor, John O’Brien, director of McHale Plant Sales as a ‘reliable and versatile’ all-rounder. […]

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New tyre warranty will help farmers go the distance

7 Jan , 2020  

Continental has announced it will support its agricultural tyres with a new warranty. The warranty will cover farmers in the unlikely event of a materials or manufacturing failure and also offers some reassurance against stubble damage and field hazards. In a statement pledging reliability, Continental is offering warranties of up to ten years on all […]

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Michelin tractor tyres clocking up the hours for RM Simpson

6 Jan , 2020  

Agricultural contractor RM Simpson is to fit Michelin XeoBib tyres across all its tractors having been impressed by the longevity of the product. The Bradford-based farming company specified VF 710/60 R38 and VF 600/60 R28 Michelin XeoBib tyres as original equipment on its John Deere 6930 in 2009. The first set completed 9,500 hours before […]

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New Holland wins three ASABE AE50 innovation awards for 2020

9 Dec , 2019  

The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) has named three of New Holland Agriculture’s innovations as winners of 2020 AE50 awards: the SideWinderÔ Ultra armrest, the Ground Speed Management II transmission control, and the auxiliary 4th tank product leveler for the P-Series air carts. The prestigious awards recognize the products ranked highest in […]