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John Deere FarmSight at Precision Farming

13 Feb , 2015  

Leading the way in innovative precision farming technologies and dealer services, John Deere FarmSight now features Wireless Data Transfer (WDT) and Remote Display Access (RDA). Both of these new developments are being demonstrated alongside the MyJohnDeere.com web resource on the company’s stand at Precision Farming 2015. The Operations Centre in MyJohnDeere.com allows farmers and contractors to manage their land and […]

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Take the hassle out of feeding sheep outdoors

10 Feb , 2015  

Local manufacturer Quad-X offer innovative machinery to help you save time and hassle in feeding your sheep meal and silage outdoors. Why spend valuable time hauling bags of feed around your farm? Why make your everyday jobs harder than they have to be? The Quad-X Stock feeder has been designed to take the hassle out […]

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MERLO ADDS ‘PLUS’ FACTOR TO TELEHANDLER RANGE 

10 Feb , 2015  

Merlo has added the ‘Plus’ factor to their new telehandler range – shorthand for a number of special features now being fitted as standard within the price package. In one version, these include a joystick (compared to levers), 40kph speed (compared to 35kph) and an engine increased to 101hp (compared to 75hp). Distributed here by […]

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John Deere Gator marks 200,000th CESAR milestone

29 Jan , 2015  

All new John Deere Gator utility vehicles can now be equipped with the nationally approved CESAR security and registration system from Datatag ID Limited, as a factory fit option. An XUV 855D model was unveiled on the CESAR stand at LAMMA 2015 in January as the scheme’s 200,000th registered machine. The system is now being […]

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Punchestown debut for new Komatsu wheel loader

26 Jan , 2015  

Amongst the machines making their debut at the FTMTA farm machinery show in Punchestown is the new Komatsu WA320-7 wheel loader. Being exhibited alongside Zetor and Merlo on the McHale Plant Sales stand, the WA320-7 is an upgrade of the WA320-6 model that was beginning to prove popular amongst a number of leading contractors as […]

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National sales manager for Zetor Ireland appointed

26 Jan , 2015  

McHale Plant Sales has appointed Will Doyle to the position of National Sales Manager for Zetor tractors. A graduate of Kildalton Agricultural College and Waterford Institute of Technology, Will hails from Co. Wexford where his early career included senior level appointments within Slaney Farms Produce Limited. Since 2010, his quest for international experience brought him […]

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Kverneland 8480 – an efficient tedder for either hay or silage

23 Jan , 2015  

With 8.05m of working width and optimized for working with dry crops such as hay, the new Kverneland 8480 elevates the range of compact tedders to a new level. It also features the new HexaLink driveline which means a transport width of less than 3m. Achieve More The Kverneland 8480 is a new mounted tedder […]

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New John Deere 6R tractors feature Stage IV engines

23 Jan , 2015  

Spearheading the John Deere range of mid-size tractors from Mannheim, the new six-cylinder 6175R, 6195R and 6215R large frame models with Stage IV/Final Tier 4 engines feature enhanced manoeuvrability, improved operator comfort and industry leading extended service intervals. These premium quality 6R Series tractors are powered by 6.8-litre John Deere PowerTech PVS/PSS engines rated from […]

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New Holland Agriculture upgraded T8 Tractor Range debut at LAMMA 2015 

23 Jan , 2015  

The T8 Tractor Series upgraded with ECOBlue™ Hi-eSCR technology for compliance with Tier 4B emissions standards  made its UK debut showing at LAMMA 2015. The entire range is more powerful than its predecessor and has maintained its excellent fuel efficiency. The upgrade also introduces a host of improvements to the operator’s comfort and convenience, with […]

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Augusta produces 1 millionth John Deere tractor

23 Jan , 2015  

A John Deere 5100M tractor recently marked a significant production milestone as the 1 millionth tractor produced at the company’s Augusta, Georgia factory in the US. Established in 1990, with the first tractor – a 55 Series model – coming off the line in 1991, the factory has specialised in the production of compact utility […]