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Safe use of pesticides for users and the environment
Martin Merrick
Pesticide usage can be damaging to both the environment and the user of the chemical, but taking precautions greatly reduces the risk to both.
10 July 2024 News
IAM celebrates 40 years with Hardi in Ireland
IAM Agricultural Machinery and Danish sprayer manufacturer Hardi celebrated 40 years of a partnership in Ireland with an event last week. Peter Thomas Keaveney attended.
Cutting edge demos at DLG Field Days event
DLG, the company behind Agritechnica recently hosted its German Field Days event, comprising machinery demonstrations, research trials and trade stands, Dermot Forristal of Teagasc, Oak Park reports.
Cereals 2024 machinery highlights
Cereals 2024 took place near Baldock, Hertfordshire, last week. Gary Abbott looks at some of the machinery highlights.
19 June 2024 Farm machinery
John Deere S7 combine set for UK debut at Cereals
John Deere will present its new S7 Series combine along with its other new wares at the Cereals 2024 event in Bedfordshire on 11-12 June.
16 May 2024 News
Agrifac expands into US market
As part of its ongoing expansion strategy, Dutch sprayer manufacturer Agrifac is opening a new branch in the United States.
18 April 2024 News
Is your sprayer due its next test?
Sprayer testing is a vital step in sustainable farming. Here is a guide from the Pesticide Registration and Control division at the Department of Agriculture and Teagasc Machinery.
12 April 2024 Crop protection
Hundreds of sprayers grant aided under TAMS with some due a test
A large number of trailed and mounted sprayers were grant aided under TAMS II from the Department of Agriculture. Many of these sprayers are now due a test.
9 April 2024 News
Department issues guidance for sprayer operations
The guide includes practical advice which the Department outlines aims to reduce the risk and impacts of pesticide use on human health and the environment.
First two Amazone Pantera 4504 sprayers sell in Ireland
Leinster Hydraulics and Farm Machinery recently delivered Ireland's first two Amazone Pantera 4504 self-propelled sprayers to customers in Co Dublin and Co Kildare.
13 March 2024 News
Horsch sprayer combo great fit for rolling Donegal hills
Peter Thomas Keaveney caught up with potato and grain grower Jamie Rankin, to find out how his Horsch spraying outfit has performed after its first seasons working on mixed terrain in Co Donegal.
13 March 2024 Farm machinery
In pictures: new cab for Horsch Leeb self-propelled sprayers
The latest Horsch Leeb PT and VT self-propelled sprayers feature a new cab, which is based on the latest variant from Claas.
6 March 2024 News