Michelin Agri tyres ‘tick every box’ for Mill Farm Ashorne

27 Jun , 2022  

Warwickshire-based agricultural contractor, Mill Farm Ashorne has reported positive results from its Michelin RoadBib tyres, specified as original equipment on its new Fendt 828 tractor. Providing a nationwide variety of services – including hedge cutting, seeding and grassland work – Mill Farm Ashorne’s tractors cover a lot of road miles and require a tyre that […]


RSA & IFA urge farmers and motorists to share the road ahead of silage season

10 Jun , 2022  

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and the Irish Farmers Association (IFA) are appealing to motorists to take extra care as the number of tractors, trailers and other farm machinery using the roads increases during the summer season. The appeal comes as farmers and contractors have started cutting silage around the country. Both the RSA and […]



Michelin Tyres help Tathwell Farms protect its soil

17 May , 2022  

Tathwell Farms, in Lincolnshire, has taken delivery of a New Holland T7.270 tractor and a Horsch Avatar 6.16 drill, both fitted with Michelin’s latest generation agricultural tyres as part of an ongoing strategy to protect its soil and boost the sustainability of its operation. As the farm’s new frontline tractor, the T7.270 has been specified […]


Kildare haylage producer get ‘lift’ from latest Merlo model

12 May , 2022  

Haylage, as top horse breeders and animal owners know, is a nutritional animal feedstuff produced by combining hay and silage under scientifically-managed control and in carefully managed amounts. Leading producers in the sector are Robinson Farms of Maynooth, a family-run business for three generations now under the management of father and son team, Peter and […]


Michelin launches new Agri Sprayer tyres

5 May , 2022  

Michelin has introduced a new low-pressure tyre range designed specifically for self-propelled sprayers – the MICHELIN SprayBib CFO (Cyclical Field Operation). Replacing its predecessor, the MICHELIN SprayBib, the new range offers improvements and benefits for farmers and contractors in three key areas: Productivity Increased load capacities of up to 14 per cent at cyclic field […]


Optimising fertiliser applications central to Origin Fertilisers’ LAMMA debut

3 May , 2022  

Origin Fertilisers will make its debut at LAMMA 2022 showcasing the advice and support it offers to farmers and growers to help them make the best use of any fertiliser, which is of utmost importance this year due to increasing input costs. Central to Origin’s stand 11.200 in Hall 11 will be its portfolio of […]


200 Lots of agricultural machinery from Bord na Móna’s Derrygreenagh site go under the hammer on May 14

28 Apr , 2022  

Managed and hosted by Wilsons Auctions Dublin, the first Lot will go under the hammer at 10am on Saturday 14th May. Presented with live online bidding, registered bidders will be able to livestream the auction and bid online with a virtual auction experience.  Over 70 tractors will feature in the large volume of surplus stock […]



Tyre choice improves sprayer accuracy

5 Apr , 2022  

Fitting the right tyres to a sprayer can help operators improve application accuracy, reduce fuel consumption, and soil compaction. Whether operating a self-propelled, mounted, or trailed sprayer, tyre choice can be influenced by many things including the type of terrain and weight impact of any implement, and as Rebecca Sheddon at Continental explains, application accuracy […]


New Heavy Duty Oil Eases Farmer Frustration

23 Mar , 2022  

Developed in France back in the 1930’s and barely sold outside of their own market in all those years, and a favourite with farmers & vintage enthusiasts in France for over half a century, this best kept secret called TRANSYL, is now out of the bag and has made its way to Ireland. Transyl, manufactured […]


Important note on using plough lamps on Tractors when traveling on public roads

16 Mar , 2022  

Road Safety Authority (RSA) and The Association of Farm & Forestry Contractors in Ireland (FCI Ireland) are advising tractor drivers that plough lamps to the rear of the vehicle should not be used when travelling on public roads. Work lamps, commonly known as ‘ploughing lamps’ are fitted to agricultural tractors and self-propelled machinery. These lamps […]