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Michelin introduces new ‘stubble deflecting’ tyre for high horsepower units

16 Jun , 2015  

A tyre for use on high horsepower tractors, sprayers and treatment machinery used for managing crops grown in rows, such as potatoes, carrots and maize, has been introduced by Michelin. Previously available only on the North American market, the YieldBib tyre is narrower than those normally fitted to 250+hp tractors and comes with stubble deflecting […]

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New John Deere technology at Cereals 2015

11 Jun , 2015  

Two of John Deere’s latest combine and sprayer developments were entered for this year’s IMMAs (International Machinery Manufacturers’ Awards) at Cereals 2015 event held in Boothby Graffoe, Lincolnshire on June 10 & 11. The versatile 600X Series infinitely variable cutting platform with extendable knives was available in limited quantities for the 2015 harvest and will […]

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New forager & tractor at Royal Highland Show 2015

25 May , 2015  

John Deere’s new 8000 Series self-propelled forage harvester and 6R Series mid-range tractor, both featuring the company’s latest fuel-efficient, Stage IV compliant engines, are making their Royal Highland Show debut on the John Deere stand on Avenue S in June. The top of the range 8600i wide body self-propelled forage harvester on show features a […]

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Armstrong Machinery named as New Holland’s Irish Dealer of the Year

22 May , 2015  

The team at Dublin-based Armstrong Machinery, is celebrating after being named as New Holland’s Irish Dealer of the Year 2014. The prestigious accolade is in recognition of the dealership’s outstanding achievements in sales performance and the delivery of exceptional customer service throughout the past 12 months. The family-run business, established in 1954 and owned and […]

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Cattlemen – a new DVD showcasing Local Cattle

22 May , 2015  

  Walk into the farmyards of Ireland’s top Cattlemen – Charolais, Limousin, Aberdeen Angus, Hereford, Irish Moiled, Dexter, Stabiliser and many other breeds. Take a farm walk through James Alexander’s pedigree and commercial herd. Go ringside at top British cattle sales, watch cattle being sold at more than £100,000 stg. Take a look at the […]

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Michelin unveils new telehandler tyre for farmers

18 May , 2015  

Michelin has extended its range of BibLoad Hard Surface tyres, unveiled last year, with the introduction of the 500/70 R24 – a new size popular on telehandlers. Designed for working on dry, wet or greasy hard surfaces, the new tyre features diamond-shaped tread blocks with seven sides and 12 distinct bevelled edges. Coupled with an […]

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New Holland donates a TD5 tractor to support missionary project in northern Uganda

12 May , 2015  

For more than 15 years Ugandan priest Emmanuel Maria Vura – more generally known as Father Natalino – has been working relentlessly at his mission: to reach out to the youths who served as child soldiers just a few years ago in a civil war that has caused so much bloodshed and devastation in Uganda […]

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The Kverneland Turbo is back

29 Apr , 2015  

Kverneland Turbo is reintroduced after several years as a trailed version in 6,5m and 8m. The Kverneland Turbo has been designed with 5 rows of tines for all kind of soil cultivation: stubble cultivation after harvesting from 3cm to 15cm, seedbed preparation after ploughing and also shallow working in spring or 2nd stubble cultivation after […]

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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 […]