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Tractors and forage harvesters take the lead

29 Mar , 2021  

John Deere Machine Sync enables machines to exchange data on the move and allows combine operators to guide a tractor and trailer alongside the harvester. This unique system is now also available for forage harvesters and tractors to take control during other crop unloading operations. Machine Sync was introduced in 2012 and John Deere remains […]

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New 9R Series tractors are stronger and smarter

29 Mar , 2021  

John Deere has announced its new 9R Series tractor range, headed by the 691 (maximum) hp flagship models 9R 640 and 9RX 640. The latest 9R, 9RT and 9RX machines have not only been made stronger and more efficient, but also more intelligent. Operators and farm managers will benefit from their increasing connectivity and automation […]

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Satellite data and AI will help farmers deliver better results – and protect the environment

2 Mar , 2021  

Farmers will soon be using mobile apps to act on data from satellites to improve crop yield and protect the environment. The future for the agri sector will see farmers using satellite data and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to create a new world of precision farming and reach sustainable agriculture goals. Precision farming will not only assist […]

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Kleber unveils new Topker Agricultural Tyre Range

25 Feb , 2021  

Kleber has launched a new generation of its popular Topker agricultural tyre range, featuring IF (improved flexion) technology for the first time. Specifically designed to improve grip, comfort and productivity for high horsepower tractors delivering more than 200hp, the new range – comprising five front sizes and six rear sizes – is designed to provide […]

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New Holland Agriculture wins 2020 Good Design Award for the BigBaler 1290 High Density

1 Feb , 2021  

The BigBaler 1290 High Density was one of the product designs selected by the  jury from  a record number of submissions from the world’s leading manufacturers and industrial and graphic design firms from over 48 countries. The award recognises the most innovative and cutting-edge industrial, product, and graphic designs produced around the world, and the […]

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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 […]