Farm machinery

The latest farm machinery news and developments from the Irish Farmers Journal. Keep up to date with reports, reviews, prices and videos of new and vintage farm machinery, motors and more.

Alliance debuts Agriflex hybrid VF tyre range
Gary Abbott
Yokohama off-highway tyres (YOHT) has launched the new Alliance Agriflex+ 373 hybrid VF tyre range, designed for both field applications and road transport.
Amazone adds new Centaya-C Special with twin-chamber hopper
After launching the Centaya-C Super one-pass grain and fertiliser drill last autumn, Amazone has now added a smaller model, namely the Centaya-C Special.
Amazone extends folding disc harrow range with new Catros+ 03
With its new Catros+ 03-2 models, Amazone is now offering new folding mounted compact disc harrows in working widths of 4, 5, 6 and 7m.
Amazone presents new 4m Cenio 4000-2 cultivator
At a press event in Germany, Amazone presented its new Cenio 4000-2, which is a hydraulic-folding 4m mounted cultivator.
Amazone AutoTill – for automated and autonomous cultivation
At a press event in Germany, Amazone showcased AutoTill, technology that automatically sets a cultivator based on pre-defined parameters and monitors and adjusts based on performance.
Chipping up to 75t/hour with Ireland's largest Fendt tractor and trailed chipper
Chipping over 100,000t of timber annually using two Fendt tractors and trailed Mus-Max chippers, Gary Abbott caught up with R&W Noble Contracts to find out more
40 years on: how round bale silage began in Ireland
The 40th anniversary of round baling was celebrated in Co Longford, with a vintage baling demo day. Shane Dobson reports from the event.
BYD delivers a new electric car challenge
Electric car sales are increasing at a significant pace, despite the slow rollout of more public charging points and the Chinese-built BYD Atto 3 is an attractive new option.
In pictures: 1985 Mercedes MB Trac 1500 sells for €61,290 at auction
With over 1,000 lots up for grabs, it was a 1985 Mercedes MB Trac 1500 that topped the sale, securing a top bid of €61,290 (£53,000) plus commission.
ACA organic online meetings open to all farmers 29 November & 6 December
Open online meetings will be held for farmers and their families to engage in meaningful discussions about the various procedures and best practices associated with organic farming enterprises.
GAIN Pre-Calver Gold success on Laois farm
Dairy farmers Richard and Ian Galbraith discuss the success of supplementing GAIN Pre-Calver Gold to their 110-cow herd in Co Laois.
Harnessing the Soil Microbiome for Sustainable Agriculture in the 'Human' Era
Science Week is a national celebration of science, with hundreds of in-person and hybrid events taking place nationwide. Running from 12-19 November
New quad bike regulations - are you ready?
Quad bikes are designed to cope with a wide variety of terrain types and so are a fantastic aid for farm work - by Ciaran Roche, FBD risk manager.
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