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New Holland launches new T7 Heavy Duty at INTELLIGENT FARMING ALL_WAYS event

3 Aug , 2021  

New Holland Agriculture presented the new flagship T7 Heavy Duty (HD) tractor to the European trade press in a virtual launch event. Under the heading “INTELLIGENT FARMING ALL_WAYS”, the event highlighted the brand’s vision of agriculture 4.0 and its commitment to making the advantages of intelligent farming technologies widely available to farmers. The  new  T7  […]

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New Massey Ferguson MF TH telehandlers lift comfort and productivity to new levels

3 Aug , 2021  

Massey Ferguson has announced the introduction of the latest MF TH telehandler Series, which features a completely new cab plus other significant changes that further enhance comfort, operation and productivity. Six models in the latest generation MF TH Series are designed to handle every job with ease. The line-up starts with the semi-compact MF TH 6030 and goes up to the […]

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John Deere launches biggest ever trailed sprayer

3 Aug , 2021  

John Deere’s new R975i sprayer is the biggest trailed model the company has ever produced. This 7500-litre machine will join the rest of the R900i Series line-up, with tank capacities of 4400, 5200 and 6200 litres, in 2022. As with other sprayers in the range, this new model benefits from John Deere Precision Ag technologies, […]

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Ploughing Match in Diecast Form

28 Jul , 2021  

It’s 30 years this year since the Ploughing Match took place in Crecora, Co. Limerick. When the Ploughing Match came to Crecora a young John Cusack worked preparing the site. Lots of things have changed since then with machinery. Every year John does a diecast event and this year he has decided to cover the […]

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Michelin expands Agri tyre range for trailers, spreaders and slurry tankers

23 Jun , 2021  

Michelin has expanded its TrailXBib range of agricultural tyres for trailers, spreaders and slurry tankers with the addition of seven new sizes.  Initially launched to market in two key sizes in June 2020, the TrailXBib has been developed in close association with farmers and benefits from Michelin’s Ultraflex technology, helping to limit compaction and protect […]

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Michelin expands row crop tyre range

11 Jun , 2021  

Michelin has announced its new AgriBib Row Crop IF (Improved Flexion) tyre is now available in five sizes.  Designed specifically for use on self-propelled and trailed sprayers, and on low to medium horsepower row crop tractors from 70 to 180 hp, the new range was launched earlier this year initially in IF 380/90 R50 167A8/167B […]

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Merlo sets sights on farm sector with launch of new telehandler

4 Jun , 2021  

Farm and agricultural contractors will be high on the list of targets when a new, more powerful, more versatile Merlo Turbofarmer model TF35.11 TT-145 telehandler makes its appearance on the Irish market early next year. Included for the first time are hydraulically-powered stabilisers or ‘outriggers’ that extend its versatility in farm and other applications by […]

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Farmers and vets asked for their opinions on antibiotics in farming as part of cross-border project

31 May , 2021  

Farmers and vets working in the dairy, pig, beef and sheep sectors on the island of Ireland are being asked to complete a survey to provide their views on how antibiotics are used in agriculture. As part of OneHealth efforts to address the global challenge of antimicrobial resistance, legislative and policy changes are being introduced […]

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New Holland announces 2020 Dealer of The Year Awards in the UK & Ireland

31 May , 2021  

New Holland has announced the winners of its 2020 UK and Republic of Ireland (ROI) Dealer of The Year Awards, which celebrate excellence in performance and service quality across its extensive UK and Ireland dealer network. Due to the Covid-19 restrictions the awards were announced during an online presentation on Thursday 22nd April. The awards […]

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IFA & RSA issue road safety appeal as silage season starts

21 May , 2021  

With silage cutting season underway, the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) and the Road Safety Authority (RSA) are appealing to drivers of farming machinery and other road users to share the road safely. With national travel restrictions now lifted and traffic volumes increasing, the roads are getting much busier. There are more people out walking, cycling, […]

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