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Trailed post driver brings hammer muscle to small or elderly tractors

16 Oct , 2018  

The latest innovation in fencing equipment from Bryce Suma is a high output heavy-duty post driver that can be operated by a tractor of modest size and weight. Jock Bryce of the Kelso-based manufacturer points out that normally, Suma heavy-duty post drivers carried on the rear three-point hitch need a substantial tractor to maintain secure […]

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Merlo growth predicted on back of new supply arrangement

16 Oct , 2018  

Merlo distributor in Ireland, McHale Plant Sales, is anticipating a growth in their telehandler sales with the coming into force of a faster, more streamlined supply chain arrangement between themselves and the Italian manufacturer. Replacing the via-UK plan that existed previously, McHale will henceforth be supplied directly from the Merlo factory in Cuneo, Northern Italy. […]

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FoodCentral, Home of Keelings, Welcomes Oakland International

28 Sep , 2018  

FoodCentral, an Irish company wholly owned by the Keeling family and run by William Keeling, is pleased to welcome Oakland International, a supply chain specialist company, to take up residence at the international Food Park in a c.€4.5million investment. FoodCentral located beside Dublin Airport and near Dublin Port, totals c.280 acres and provides a strategically […]

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MS Schippers invests in two new HyCare research facilities

27 Sep , 2018  

Recently MS Schippers bought a poultry and dairy farm. Both companies serve as a research facility and practical training centre for the poultry and cattle sectors. The goal is to apply a total concept for good hygiene and care (HyCare) and to develop new, innovative products. This multi-million investment follows two months after MS Schippers, […]

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John Deere introduces four new foragers up to 970hp

14 Sep , 2018  

Building on the success of the 8000 Series, John Deere has announced four new self-propelled forage harvester models from 625 to 970hp. The 9000 Series features the latest forage harvesting technology and will provide customers with 10 per cent more productivity while at the same time consuming 10 per cent less fuel, compared to John […]

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Michelin Tyres perform on abrasive soil for Kensham Farms

31 Aug , 2018  

Chiltern-based Kensham Farms in the UK has specified its second set of Michelin AxioBib tractor tyres after its first fitments demonstrated exceptional grip and robustness on the farm’s challenging terrain. The first set of IF 600/70 R30 and IF 800/70 R38 tyres were fitted as original equipment on a John Deere 8360R tractor purchased as new […]

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CommandPRO for all 6R Series tractors

28 Aug , 2018  

John Deere’s CommandPRO joystick is now available for all small and mid-range 6R Series tractors. These models also feature the new CommandCentre 4200 display, which provides all six AEF* certified ISObus functions (*Agricultural Industry Electronics Foundation). In addition, all 6R Series models above 130hp now meet Stage V emission standards. Launched at the end of […]

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New tracks and higher performance for John Deere combines

28 Aug , 2018  

John Deere is expanding its range of innovative, advanced technology combine harvesters for 2019. In addition to the all-new W330 and W440 compact machines, the W- and T-Series are being updated with higher performance features, and completely new tracks are being introduced, with numerous options and benefits. The next generation of John Deere track systems […]

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Silage Season in Full Swing

28 Aug , 2018  

As all farmers know high quality forages are the foundation of all healthy, productive and profitable rations for cattle. To achieve such high quality feed, there are many steps that go into the process.  Drumlish Farm Machinery in County Tyrone are specialists in silage machinery and offer a full range to ensure quality silage making […]

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Irish Country Music legend Declan Nerney to headline Knockbridge Vintage Day

22 Aug , 2018  

The Annual Knockbridge Vintage Day and Working Rally will take place on Sunday, 9 September in Knockbridge just outside Dundalk, Co. Louth. Gates will open to the public at 1pm. There’ll be lots to keep everyone entertained, be they young or old, and a very enjoyable family day out is guaranteed. The list of highlights […]