Northern Ireland
Part-time grazing a spring-calving herd
David Wright
John Morton hosted a Fane Valley event on his farm in Co Armagh.
Claas unwraps new beefed up combi baler
Claas has taken the wraps of its new Rollant 630 RC Uniwrap combination baler - the new model has been revised from front to back featuring a stronger chassis, improved pickup, wrapping unit and more.
Claas updates Disco mower lineup
Claas has added seven new Disco mower models to its offering, including a new Disco 8500 Trend basic butterfly option and a new auger grouping system for its Disco 9300 non-conditioner model.
Farmers have 10 weeks ‘to sort forage deficits’
Growth rates for the next seven days are positive with mid 60s predicted for large parts of the country.
3 July 2024 News
Claas updates greenline range
Last week Claas launched a suite of updates to its Greenline range, including new mower models, tedders and a new combination baler wrapper. Gary Abbott travelled to South Germany to find out more.
3 July 2024 News
Pöttinger unveils two new Hit V Alpin tedder models
Alongside a number of other grassland innovations, Pöttinger has launched two new Hit V Alpin tedders - a four rotor and six rotor model.
27 June 2024 News
Pöttinger launches baby Jumbo range
Following the launch of the revamped Jumbo 7000 forage wagon range in 2021 and larger Jumbo 8000 in 2022, the Austrian manufacturer has now launched the compact Jumbo 5000 ranging from 32m3 to 54m3.
26 June 2024 Farm machinery
Pöttinger launches front mower with automatic side-shift
Pöttinger has introduced a new OptiCurve automatic side-shift function to its Novacat F 3100 plain front mower.
26 June 2024 Farm machinery
Self-propelled forager registrations down 18%
A total of 32 new self-propelled silage harvesters have been registered during the first five months of 2024, 18% behind 2023. Meanwhile, Claas continues to dominate the market with 69% of sales.
26 June 2024 News
New and old messages at AFBI open days
The recent open days addressing the environmental challenges facing livestock farmers in NI saw researchers deliver a mix of old and new science.
26 June 2024 Northern Ireland
Time for pre-calving minerals in autumn-calving herds
Where autumn calving starts in August, suckler farmers should be looking to introduce pre-calving minerals in the coming week.
25 June 2024 Management
Strong interest among tillage farmers in slurry storage
Tillage farmers were asked if they would invest in slurry storage if a grant became available.
19 June 2024 News