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John Deere and Michelin to host European Tractor Driver challenge

24 Apr , 2015  

John Deere and Michelin are preparing to host seven tractor operators from seven European countries, including Ireland, who will be taking part in the European Drivers Challenge at Michelin’s vehicle testing facility in Ladoux, France on April 30th next. The event is designed to showcase the key role tyres play in managing difficult terrain with […]

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Range topping Forterra draws crowds to Zetor Roadshow

23 Apr , 2015  

The new 150hp, top-of-the range Forterra 150HD tractor drew large numbers to a series of events hosted by nine Zetor main dealers over the past month. Outlets included Gorman Tractor Sales, Dundalk, McKeever Tractors, Portglenone, Jacobs Service Station, Enniscrone, David Garrihy Tractors, Ennistymon, Munster Tractor and Plant Services, Kilfinane, Derry O’Donovan, Timoleague, Kildalton Agricultural College at an […]

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Variable chamber wrapping baler at Grassland UK

20 Apr , 2015  

John Deere’s variable chamber wrapping baler can be seen for the first time at a UK event on the company’s stand at Grassland UK in May. Developed in partnership with the Austrian Göweil company, a specialist manufacturer of bale wrapping systems, the G5040 Kombi Ready option is available to order with any 900 Series variable […]

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Nokian tyres set new world record for tractors: 130km/h

7 Apr , 2015  

The new world record for fastest tractor was achieved when the world’s leading winter tyre specialist Nokian Tyres and tractor manufacturer Valtra combined their northern expertise. The new amazing record was set on a snowy and icy road in Finnish Lapland. Multiple World Rally Champion Juha Kankkunen kept his head cool and drove the machine […]

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Ultraflex technology tyres deliver dual spraying solution

7 Apr , 2015  

A farming contractor in Leicestershire has developed the optimum set-up for its self-propelled sprayer, using two different sets of Michelin Ultraflex Technology tyres to reduce soil compaction year-round. Steve Heard Contracting’s advanced tyre choice means its 12-tonne Agrifac sprayer, which works 25,000 acres per year, can operate at lower tyre pressures than conventional farm tyres […]

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Michelin launches premium protection for X Works Tyres

2 Apr , 2015  

Michelin has launched a guarantee to protect customers from the financial risk of accidental tyre damage. In the event of a registered on/off-road X Works tyre suffering accidental damage before it is 50 per cent worn, Michelin will refund the operator. The level of refund will be determined against the tyre’s remaining tread depth, based […]

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Case IH introduces new range of operations for ‘XXL tractors’

30 Mar , 2015  

Just in time for the forage growing season 2015, Case IH introduced a new range of operations for the Quadtrac series: An optional front linkage further extends the broad range of applications for this ‘XXL tractor’ with immediate effect. In addition to the familiar range of operations in arable farming, where the Quadtrac has earned […]

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STEYR’s “Multi” becomes even more versatile

26 Mar , 2015  

The STEYR Multi is available with a factory-fitted front loader with immediate effect. The Multi thus is the only STEYR tractor that, in addition to ‘loader-ready’, can also be directly ordered with factory-fitted front loader arms. The proven Hydrac model EK 2200 is mounted at the St. Valentin plant in STEYR (SF 3720) design. Remo […]

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Zetor roadshow planned

19 Mar , 2015  

Zetor distributor McHale Plant Sales is putting final plans in place for a roadshow that will visit nine of their main dealer outlets during the period April 7th – 16th next. Dealers being visited are Gorman Tractor Sales, Dundalk Tuesday, April 7th, McKeever Tractors, Portglenone (8th), Jacobs Service Station, Enniscrone (9th), David Garrihy Tractors, Ennistymon […]

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New CASE 570N EP Tractor Loader

18 Mar , 2015  

CASE Construction Equipment introduces the new 570N EP – a powerful yet efficient tractor loader optimized for loader and attachment use in site prep, landscaping, construction and agricultural applications. Weighing in at 11,134 pounds and rated at 74 horsepower, the 570N EP features CASE’s particulate matter catalyst – a maintenance-free Tier 4 Final solution that […]

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