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Combining reliability and performance with latest New Holland
Gary Abbott
After 17 trouble-free seasons with his previous New Holland CX8.60 combine, Mark Holohan decided to upgrade to the latest CX8.80 model for the 2021 season.
10 August 2022 Farm machinery
Over 52,000ha of straw going through the chopper
Peter Thomas Keaveney takes a look at good practices surrounding straw incorporation and speaks to two farmers using different types of machines to carry out the job.
3 August 2022 Farm machinery
Robotic mower makes light work of steep Wexford banks
Peter Thomas Keaveney caught up with a Wexford contractor who has invested in two robotic mowers to run alongside three hedge cutters to cut vegetation on the steep banks of motorways.
Five top tips for buying a used hedge cutter
Peter Thomas Keaveney and Gary Abbott offer readers their five top tips on what to look out for when in the market for a used hedge cutter.
3 August 2022 Farm machinery
Bobcat offers wider appeal with new compact L series
Bobcat recently introduced its range of L-Series compact articulated pivot steer loaders. Gary Abbott got the opportunity to put the country's first L85 model to work.
27 July 2022 Farm machinery
Valtra unveil latest wares with new Q Series
Valtra's new Q Series, spanning 230hp to 305hp, sees the manufacturer complete its fifth generation of tractors, which saw the manufacturer overhaul its entire offering in the past two years.
20 July 2022 Farm machinery
Components still an issue, while further machine price rises on the cards
Machinery importers and manufacturers were out in numbers at the FTMTA Farm Machinery Show last week. Peter Thomas Keaveney caught up with some to talk about the current challenges.
20 July 2022 Farm machinery
Cross introduces automatic blockage detection system to dribble bar range
New technologies on display from Cross will include an electric hydraulic double-folding dribble bar with an automatic blockage detection system.
6 July 2022 Farm machinery
Valtra to showcase new fifth generation of tractors
Visitors to the FTMTA show will be able to see first-hand the new fifth-generation versions of Valtra’s A, G, N and T Series machines at the FTMTA show.
6 July 2022 Farm machinery
World’s biggest forage harvester set for Irish debut on Farmhand stand
Farmhand will be showcasing the Krone Big X 1180 at the FTMTA show for the first time in Ireland, the world’s largest forage harvester.
6 July 2022 Farm machinery
Claas to debut new loaders and rakes on jam-packed stand
From foragers to loaders to tractors to its green line range of grass equipment, Claas will be exhibiting plenty of new kit on its stand at the show.
6 July 2022 Farm machinery
Irish debut set for Fendt’s new wagon and tractor series
Fendt is set to showcase its recently launched forage wagon, the Tigo 65 VR.
6 July 2022 Farm machinery