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Self-propelled baler gaining popularity in the States
Peter Thomas Keaveney
With a suckler and tillage enterprise alongside a machinery dealership, Peter Thomas Keaveney caught up with the Vanden Hoek family in South Dakota to find out about their self-propelled Vermeer baler
17 April 2024 Farm machinery
Kilkenny contractor putting big numbers through three McHale Fusions
With two Fusion 4+s and a Fusion 3+, Peter Thomas Keaveney catches up with Kilkenny contractor Stephen Dunne who began round baling in 1998, and has grown his business significantly since.
17 April 2024 Farm machinery
On review: Malone's new clean cutting combo
Last summer, ahead of the launch of Malone’s new front mower, Peter Thomas Keaveney got the opportunity to put its front and rear mounted mowers combination through its paces.
Tama brings new ‘plastic-type netting’ concept to the market
With EZ Web, Tama is targeting farmers and contractors who run balers that can’t apply NRF, but who want a one-stop solution for removing film from bales using a bale shears.
17 April 2024 Farm machinery
Alpego’s Jet-X is just the drill for Meath tillage farmer
Gary Abbott visited Meath tillage farmer, Frank Eivers, to find out how his Alpego 3m Jet-X one-pass drill combination is performing as it enters its third season.
10 April 2024 Farm machinery
Mayo Zetor fanatic finds dream classic tractor in Australia
Peter Thomas Keaveney travelled to Balla in Co Mayo to catch up with Eoin Duffy, who fulfilled a lifelong dream by picking up an immaculate example of a 1989 Zetor 16145 in Australia.
10 April 2024 Farm machinery
Mayo-built eight-rotor tedder offers big output for busy Wexford contractor
Wexford farmer and part-time contractor John Doyle purchased the first Malone eight-rotor trailed tedder ever built last year. With 4,000 acres through it, Peter Thomas Keaveney catches up with him.
3 April 2024 Farm machinery
Cork contractor changes foragers to lighter shade of green
With the Duggan family entering their 10th decade of contracting, Peter Thomas Keaveney catches up with the brothers in Co Cork who recently took delivery of their second Krone Big X 630 forager.
3 April 2024 Farm machinery
On review: Smyth's tri-axle Supercube shows big gains on long draws
With the trend of bigger trailers growing in popularity, Smyth Trailers kindly gave us a demonstration of a 25ft Supercube 50m3 trailer. Peter Thomas Keaveney reports.
3 April 2024 Farm machinery
Silage harvester output will be determined by drum hour efficiency
Silage harvester output is determined by drum hour efficiency and that's determined by the ratio of engine hours to drum hours recorded on the machine.
3 April 2024 Farm machinery
Watch: two years without stopping - Keenan’s revamped Mechfibre+ sticks the pace
Keenan launched its updated MechFiber+ range of paddle feeders two years. Midland’s farm bought the first 28m3 machine, and it hasn’t had a day off in two years. Peter Thomas Keaveney reports.
27 March 2024 Farm machinery
Armagh contractor doubles business in size in 10 years
Peter Thomas Keaveney speaks to Willie Megaw from Ivan Megaw and Son in Co Armagh, who are one of the country’s largest contractors, to speak about day-to-day business and his choice of machinery.
20 March 2024 Farm machinery