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Michelin expands Agri tyre range

14 Dec , 2020  

Tyre manufacturer Michelin has introduced five new dimensions within its popular RoadBib agricultural tyre range, more than doubling the number of sizes now offered. The new dimensions – 540/65 R30, 650/60 R34, 650/65 R34, 650/65 R42 and 710/75 R42 – take the number of sizes in the range up to nine and are available on […]

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New Holland Agriculture reaches milestone of 30,000 large square balers produced

4 Dec , 2020  

New Holland Agriculture has reached the significant milestone of 30,000 large square balers produced since it entered the segment in 1987. The landmark BigBaler 1290 Plus was produced at the New Holland Agriculture plant in Zedelgem, Northwest of Belgium, which is the “Center of Excellence” for New Holland harvesters worldwide, and focuses on developing and […]

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LEXION 8900 – 40 pence per tonne at 94 tonnes/hour

4 Dec , 2020  

On farm assessments conducted this harvest have shown that while the latest LEXION 8900 may be one of the highest capacity and most powerful combines on the market, it is also one of the most fuel efficient with use as low as 0.95 litres/tonne harvested while maintaining a harvesting rate of 94 tonnes/hour. In addition, […]

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Michelin expands multi-purpose compact tyre range

1 Dec , 2020  

Michelin has introduced two new sizes of its multi-purpose, all-season CrossGrip tyres for operators of backhoe loaders, skid steer loaders, telehandlers and small tractors. The new 440/80 R34 and 480/80 R34 CrossGrip fitments expand the range to 12 dimensions, available on both the original equipment and replacement markets. Forming part of Michelin’s popular Compact Line […]

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Tipperary farmer reports improved soil health since Michelin switch

10 Nov , 2020  

A Tipperary farm has reported significant improvements to the health of its soil since moving its tractor fleet onto Michelin tyres. Coolcroo Farm, near Two-Mile Borris, now runs its four smaller tractors on a variety of different size Michelin XeoBib tyres, while its larger Fendt 828 is fitted with IF 710/70 R42 AxioBib on the […]

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John Deere Operations Centre becomes smarter and more compatible

6 Nov , 2020  

With the John Deere Operations Centre, farmers and contractors can manage their farm data anywhere at any time. The app is user-friendly and customers can be linked to their machines, fields and operators on their smartphone or farm computer. John Deere is constantly developing the Operations Centre, in particular to simplify its use and to […]

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Komatsu forest sales reflect projected forestry sector growth

29 Oct , 2020  

Projections that forestry is set to become one of the major growth industries of the future are reflected in decisions by a number of leading contractors to invest in new, more modern equipment used in forest management and timber harvesting. Notable recent sales have seen Wicklow-based contractor, Pat Doyle purchase a new Komatsu Forest model […]

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Zero-waste slurry solution Co. Cork dairy operation

20 Oct , 2020  

West Cork dairy farmers Victor and Rita Jennings run a 160 pedigree Holstein Friesians herd. Their new 2300 Alpine tanker with Major trailing shoe applicator efficiently recycles their farm waste products back onto their 190 acres of grassland. Getting the most from their home farm acreage has been the prime goal for Victor and Rita […]

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New ORBIS 900 with 3.0 m transport width and automatic transport protection

20 Oct , 2020  

Ready for the 2021 season, CLAAS has renewed the top-of-the-range model in its line-up of ORBIS row-independent front attachments for the JAGUAR. Stand-out features include a transport width of only 3 metres and the new, automatically folding transport protection with integrated lighting. Fast folding, compact transport As with the ORBIS 750, the frame of the […]

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MF 7719 S, Machine of the Year 2019, moves up to the ‘NEXT’ level of straightforward and dependable performance

20 Oct , 2020  

Massey Ferguson, a worldwide brand of AGCO (NYSE:AGCO), is delighted to announce the launch of its high specification MF 7719 S ‘NEXT Edition’ tractor, following the success of the 4 models presented at Agritechnica 2019 (MF 5711 S Dyna-4, MF 5713 S Dyna-4, MF 7720 S Dyna-VT and MF 7726 S Dyna-VT). The exclusive NEXT […]