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Machinery
Minimum units with maximum Fendt power and function
Michael Moroney
Cork tillage farmer and share farming contractor, John Kelleher from outside Mallow, has bought the first Fendt 1050 tractor to be registered in the Republic of Ireland. Michael Moroney reports.
12 June 2024 News
John Deere's updated 6M breaks cover
Images have emerged online of a revamped 105hp to 275hp, 17 model 6M tractor series from John Deere. Gary Abbott reports on what is known so far, ahead of its public launch later this month.
12 June 2024 Dealer
Massey raffle for charity
Orla Neely and her husband Mark are raffling a Massey 135 in aid of Donegal Hospice.
Strikes intensify at New Holland's Basildon tractor plant
Pay strikes by more than 500 workers at New Hollands tractor plant in Basildon, UK intensify as strike action continues this month following ten days of strike action in May.
12 June 2024 News
New 4.5m plain disc mower from Krone
With a cutting width of 4.47m (14.7ft), the EasyCut R 450 plain disc mower is the new largest model Krone has added to its R Series.
12 June 2024 News
Continental testing CO2-neutral tyre production in Portugal
Continental has announced that it is testing CO2-neutral tyre production at its plant in Lousado, Portugal, a site which has an annual production capacity of 18 million tyres.
6 June 2024 News
In Pictures: 1990 Ford 7610 sells for €43,500 plus fees at auction
A rare private collection of classic tractors, predominantly Ford models was recently auctioned by UK firm HJ Pugh & Co, where a 1990 Ford 7610 Series 3 sold for €43,500 (£37,000) plus fees.
5 June 2024 News
Lifting the lid on a professional engine rebuild
Fergal O’Sullivan met with Jerry McCarthy of McCarthy Engine Reconditioning to find out more about the engine rebuilding process.
5 June 2024 Farm machinery
Gardaí remind road users to be patient behind tractors
With increased activity of agricultural machinery on roads, gardaí have asked road users to be patient behind tractors.
5 June 2024 News
Alliance adds 15 new sizes to popular tractor tyre range
Claiming to be the only steel-belted VF tyre on the market, Yokohama has added 15 new sizes to the Alliance Agriflex+ 372 VF tyre range for tractors and harvesters.
30 May 2024 News
Limerick farmer sees value in new 130hp Chinese tractor
Tom Condon took delivery of the first 130hp Chinese-built Lovol tractor sold in Ireland in early January this year. Peter Thomas Keaveney catches up with him to see how it has worked out.
29 May 2024 Farm machinery
Screwing up the pump – “Digitally”
Fergal O’Sullivan of MTU Kerry looks into the controversial topic of engine ‘re-mapping’, what it entails and what owners should consider before tweaking the performance of any machines engine.
29 May 2024 Tractors