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John Deere updates 5R Series tractors for 2019

18 Jan , 2019  

John Deere has announced several updates to its 5R Series tractors from 90 to 125hp, designed to increase their versatility and suitability for small and medium sized livestock and arable farms. To improve their connectivity for precision farming operations, from spring 2019 the tractors will be available AutoTrac and ISObus-ready. JDLink telematics will also be […]

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Claim of better times ahead for Forestry & Timber processing

15 Jan , 2019  

The forestry and timber processing sector is amongst those whose full potential in terms of job creation, land development, farm economics and environmental planning has yet to be fully grasped by the public generally. That is the view of one leading supplier to the industry, Komatsu Forest equipment distributor, McHale Plant Sales of Birdhill and […]

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Merlo & Komatsu feature on McHale Plant Sales stand at FTMTA Punchestown Show

3 Jan , 2019  

The position of importance Merlo holds within the McHale Plant Sales model mix will be underlined at the FTMTA Farm Machinery Show (Punchestown, February). Featured units will be a TF35.7-115 Turbofarmer model, displayed alongside a P27.6 Plus unit from the compact end of the Merlo model spectrum. Aimed at agricultural contractors and farm owners alike, […]

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John Deere wins two silver medals at SIMA

19 Dec , 2018  

John Deere’s research and development work has been rewarded with two silver medals at the SIMA 2019 show, which will be held in Paris from 24 to 28 February 2019. Machine Dashboard is the latest remote diagnostic tool developed by the company. This dealer tool is part of the John Deere Connected Support initiative, designed […]

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Innovative driving and control system for Landini Rex 4 tractor wins technology award

19 Dec , 2018  

A high-tech system for easing the workload of operators using Landini Rex 4 orchard, top fruit and vineyard tractors received a coveted Technical Innovation Award 2018 at the EIMA international machinery show in Italy. Developed by engineers at Landini manufacturer Argo Tractors, the Advanced Driving System comprises several new technologies that combine to make the […]

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Diversey Divos® A1 Boosts Membrane Cleaning Flexibility and Enables Higher Scale Removal

19 Dec , 2018  

Diversey – the leading global hygiene and cleaning company – has developed Divos® A1 Smart Membrane Cleaner, an innovative detergent to help ensure environmental and safety regulation compliance in the dairy industry. Divos® A1 is a competitive Phosphorous-free (P-free) acidic product which can be used for descaling or acidic cleaning of membranes involved in common […]

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Johnston Gilpin celebrates 50 years in business

19 Dec , 2018  

This year marked a special milestone for the Johnston Gilpin & Co Ltd John Deere agricultural and turf equipment dealership based near Lisburn in Northern Ireland, as it celebrated 50 years in business. In honour of the occasion the dealership team organised a two-day exhibition in November at the nearby Eikon Centre, showcasing current John […]

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Light Up The Night 2018

28 Nov , 2018  

Light Up The Night is an event on New Years Eve to highlight Suicide Awareness and the help that is out there. This is the third year of this event which sees the highways and byways of North Kilkenny lit up spectacularly by the lights and flashing beacons of hundreds Truck’s and Tractors. In the past […]

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Better Genetics boost to Carbon Reduction in Dairy Beef

16 Oct , 2018  

Initial results from trials on ABP’s Research and Development Farm have indicated the potential for a 13% carbon reduction through the use of improved genetics in beef animals from the dairy herd. The findings were announced to an influential international delegation of sustainability practitioners from the Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (GRSB), and are part […]

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New ProSeries opener for John Deere 750A drill

16 Oct , 2018  

Seen for the first time in public at the AEA’s Tillage-Live 2018 event in September, John Deere’s new ProSeries opener for the 750A All-Till drill will be available from January 2019 and can be retrofitted to existing machines. This replaces the 90 Series opener that has been a feature of the drill since its introduction […]

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