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CLAAS AXION 960 CEMOS is Sustainable Tractor of the Year 2021

1 Feb , 2021  

An international jury of 26 specialist journalists has selected the CLAAS AXION 960 CEMOS as their Sustainable Tractor of the Year 2021. For CLAAS, the award underlines the relevance and uniqueness of the CEMOS for Tractors dialog system. Every year a jury of 26 agricultural journalists from 25 countries presents the Tractor of the Year […]

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Massey Ferguson MF 8S.265 Dyna E-Power Exclusive wins Tractor of the Year 2021

1 Feb , 2021  

Massey Ferguson is delighted to announce the MF 8S.265 Dyna E-Power Exclusive is the winner of Tractor Of The Year 2021. This prestigious award, judged by a jury from 26 European countries, was presented at a special Tractor Of The Year 2021 fully digital event ceremony, on 18th December. “Everyone at Massey Ferguson is overjoyed to […]

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New options for Forwarder booms

1 Feb , 2021  

John Deere is launching redesigned jib boom options equipped with a hidden hose extension for forwarders with CF5, CF7 and CF7S booms. The redesigned jib booms bring a clear improvement in usability, durability and serviceability. The new XI-designated hidden hose extensions will be an available option for the 910G, 1010G, 1110G, 1210G and 1510G forwarders […]

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Forest Machinery distributor backs call to increase felling licences

25 Jan , 2021  

Birdhill-based Komatsu Forest equipment distributor, McHale Plant Sales has given backing to efforts aimed at increasing the issue of forest felling licences. Writing to An Taoiseach, Micheál Martin in what he called his capacity as ‘a leading distributor of timber harvesting machinery to the forestry contracting sector’, company director, Michael McHale referred to the ‘impact’ […]

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Skippy Scout v2.5 speeds up crop walking

20 Jan , 2021  

A new version of a pioneering mobile app has been launched by agricultural software specialist Drone Ag. “Skippy Scout, version 2.5, is a big step forward. The original Skippy app could fly a drone to scout points in a field five times faster than traditional crop walking. The new 2.5 version has more functionality and […]

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Michelin expands Agri tyre range

14 Dec , 2020  

Tyre manufacturer Michelin has introduced five new dimensions within its popular RoadBib agricultural tyre range, more than doubling the number of sizes now offered. The new dimensions – 540/65 R30, 650/60 R34, 650/65 R34, 650/65 R42 and 710/75 R42 – take the number of sizes in the range up to nine and are available on […]

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New Holland Agriculture reaches milestone of 30,000 large square balers produced

4 Dec , 2020  

New Holland Agriculture has reached the significant milestone of 30,000 large square balers produced since it entered the segment in 1987. The landmark BigBaler 1290 Plus was produced at the New Holland Agriculture plant in Zedelgem, Northwest of Belgium, which is the “Center of Excellence” for New Holland harvesters worldwide, and focuses on developing and […]

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LEXION 8900 – 40 pence per tonne at 94 tonnes/hour

4 Dec , 2020  

On farm assessments conducted this harvest have shown that while the latest LEXION 8900 may be one of the highest capacity and most powerful combines on the market, it is also one of the most fuel efficient with use as low as 0.95 litres/tonne harvested while maintaining a harvesting rate of 94 tonnes/hour. In addition, […]

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Michelin expands multi-purpose compact tyre range

1 Dec , 2020  

Michelin has introduced two new sizes of its multi-purpose, all-season CrossGrip tyres for operators of backhoe loaders, skid steer loaders, telehandlers and small tractors. The new 440/80 R34 and 480/80 R34 CrossGrip fitments expand the range to 12 dimensions, available on both the original equipment and replacement markets. Forming part of Michelin’s popular Compact Line […]

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Tipperary farmer reports improved soil health since Michelin switch

10 Nov , 2020  

A Tipperary farm has reported significant improvements to the health of its soil since moving its tractor fleet onto Michelin tyres. Coolcroo Farm, near Two-Mile Borris, now runs its four smaller tractors on a variety of different size Michelin XeoBib tyres, while its larger Fendt 828 is fitted with IF 710/70 R42 AxioBib on the […]