New for agriculture

19 Mar , 2019  

New developments are moving into in all industries. Reacting to them and offering technical solutions is one of the strengths of the Faymonville Group. A newly developed 2-axle low bed semi-trailer has now been added to the range for transport tasks in agriculture. “The loading platform of the MegaMAX is hydraulically adaptable. When retracted it […]


New-generation McCormick X5 Series tractors have more transmission options

13 Mar , 2019  

A new generation of McCormick X5 Series tractors now available from dealers throughout the UK and Ireland features more transmission options for a wider choice of gear configurations. It also offers new reduced-revs 40kph and pto speeds to help with fuel economy and a power-boosted braking system for improved performance with less effort as part […]


Södra officially launches Irish entity, Södra Wood (Ireland) Ltd

7 Mar , 2019  

Södra has officially launched Södra Wood (Ireland) Ltd, demonstrating the company’s investment in and commitment to the Northern and Southern Irish market. The launch was celebrated with 40 key figures from across the Irish timber industry at an event at Finnstown Castle Hotel, Lucan. Guests discussed prominent industry issues over dinner and learnt more about […]


Michelin introduces new tractor tyres

1 Mar , 2019  

News likely to appeal to agricultural contractors and farmers alike is the announcement from Michelin that latest versions of its RoadBib tractor tyres are now available.   Following nearly two years of extensive end-user testing with agricultural contractors across Europe, the tyres are said by the manufacturer to be the ‘first fitments for 200+hp tractors […]


New four-cylinder McCormick X7 Series tractors have more power and features

27 Feb , 2019  

A new range of McCormick four-cylinder tractors with a number of performance and driver comfort advances are now available from Argo Tractors dealerships throughout the UK and Ireland. The three-model line-up covers maximum power outputs from 141hp to 166hp for draft work and up to 176hp with ‘power boost’ automatically engaged, come with a choice […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]