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MagGrow Chosen as a Trimble Select Partner for Agriculture

18 Feb , 2019  

Trimble have announced that MagGrow has been chosen as a Trimble Select Partner for agriculture. As a Trimble Select Partner, MagGrow’s innovative spraying technology will be available through the Trimble Dealer and VantageTM distribution networks. The announcement was made at the National Farm Machinery and World Ag Expo. MagGrow focuses on sustainable food production and helps farmers grow […]

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Flagship 200hp Landini tractor to make its Ireland debut at the FTMTA machinery show

31 Jan , 2019  

Landini tractors will be exhibited for the first time by the UK & Ireland distribution business of manufacturer Argo Tractors at the FTMTA Farm Machinery Show on February 7-9th at Punchestown Event Centre, Naas, Co Kildare. Sales and support provision for Landini products in Ireland was reorganised 18 months ago by mutual agreement with the […]

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Spectacular 310hp McCormick X8 VT-Drive will debut at the FTMTA show in Ireland

25 Jan , 2019  

The biggest, most powerful tractor ever to carry the McCormick name will be exhibited for the first time at the FTMTA Farm Machinery Show on February 7-9th at Punchestown Event Centre, Naas, Co Kildare. Distinctive styling adds to the sheer presence of this 10.8-tonne, 310hp tractor, which is clearly aimed at large tillage farms and […]

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Tyres replace tracks for Hinckford Farming

22 Jan , 2019  

Hinckford Farming in Halstead has praised Michelin’s support after replacing a rubber tracked crawler with a Claas Xerion 5000 fitted with a set of the manufacturer’s Ultraflex high volume AxioBib tyres. The arable farm had been using tracks for many years for its heavy cultivations but had recently struggled with grip in wet conditions, and […]

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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 […]