French start up develops 160hp battery-powered Fastrac
Gary Abbott
Having secured €11m in funding, French start-up, Seederal has presented its first electric tractor prototype, based on the JCB Fastrac 4000 series.
3 July 2024 Viewpoints
EU political nervousness on show
Of more concern right now to the EU is what might be happening in the US and closer to home in France.
3 July 2024 News
Macron’s gamble fails: new MEPs start chipping away at green agenda
The second round of France’s parliamentary election will be held on Sunday.
Market Digest: stories from around the world
Brief news snippets from France, Ivory Coast, USA and Australia.
29 May 2024 World
Spanish demand for Irish calves increases
Spanish buyers continue to close the gap between themselves and the Dutch as the main outlet for Irish calves.
8 May 2024 News
‘Body of work' needed on 70% of organic lambs leaking into conventional markets
Organic specialist at Teagasc Joe Kelleher said organic hill sheep farmers need to be able to send lambs across the country to be finished.
5 April 2024 News
Massey Ferguson tractor factory awarded ISO environmental certification
Massey Ferguson has announced that it has achieved ISO 14001 certification for its environmental management system at its Beauvais tractor factory in France.
13 March 2024 News
Watch: farmers block border crossings between France and Spain
A tractor blockade of crossings along Spain's border with France has entered its third day.
29 February 2024 News
Watch: Macron pledges cashflow plan amid farmer protests
French farmers clashed with police at the agriculture affair Salon de l'Agriculture on Saturday.
25 February 2024 News
Farmer protests sweep across Europe
Anne O'Donoghue and Noel Bardon examine the spread of farmer protests across the EU and what drove protest action in the EU agricultural powerhouses of Germany, France, Poland and Belgium.
7 February 2024 News
Major players pulling out of SIMA results in show's cancellation
The SIMA show, regarded as the second largest machinery exhibition in Europe and which was due to take place in November, has been cancelled.
7 February 2024 News
Dempsey at Large: How to reshape the CAP for European farmers
To reframe fundamental policy is not easy, but it is clear that a basic reappraisal of European agricultural and environmental policy is needed.
7 February 2024 Viewpoints