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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.

Screwing up the pump – “Digitally”
29 May 2024 Tractors
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.
New flagship model and more functionality for John Deere 5M tractors
27 March 2024 Tractors
New flagship model and more functionality for John Deere 5M tractors
John Deere has introduced a new 135hp flagship 5130M model along with new transmission options and integrated AutoTrac functionalities for its 5M tractor series.
Agritechnica 2023: Valtra unveils revamped S series
Valtra unveiled its revamped flagship 280hp to 420hp S series tractor range at Agritechnica. The six-model range will be built in Finland and shares more similarities than ever with the smaller ranges
29 November 2023 Tractors
Agritechnica 2023: New Holland introduces new HD flagship and T7 gas tractor
At Agritechnica, New Holland showcased a number of new models including a new T7.340 HD flagship tractor and a T7.270 Methane Power CNG tractor.
29 November 2023 Tractors
Agritechnica 2023: Deutz introduce five new 6 Series CVT models
Deutz Fahr added five new TTV (CVT) models to its 6 Series tractor range, with two four-cylinder and three six-cylinder models, the additions range between 161hp and 191hp.
29 November 2023 Tractors
Compact but capable M series Deere at home on mixed Cavan farm
Gary Abbott caught up with dairy farmer and free-range poultry producer, Aidan Brady to find out why his 6140M John Deere proves the ideal loader tractor for his mixed farming enterprise.
29 November 2023 Tractors
Agritechnica: Case IH broadens Vestrum appeal with ActiveDrive 8 transmission
Case IH has added the option of the ActiveDrive 8 powershift tansmission to its 100 to 130hp four-cylinder Vestrum tractor models, broadening its appeal to customers not requiring a CVT transmission.
29 November 2023 Tractors
Agritechnica 2023: New Holland take wraps off larger T7 methane tractor
Continuing with its alternative fuel developments, New Holland took the wraps off its latest T7.270 Methane gas power CNG tractor at Agritechnica.
15 November 2023 Tractors
Tipp dealer sells Ireland’s first two biogas tractors
Tipperary New Holland dealer M&S Machinery recently delivered two New Holland T6.180 Methane Power tractors to Green Generation in Nurney, Co Kildare, the first biogas tractors to be sold in Ireland.
25 October 2023 Tractors
Planning for a non-diesel farming future
While electric battery power is one alternative hinted for future small-scale tractors and machinery, such technology doesn’t prove as feasible for larger machines.
13 September 2023 Tractors
John Deere in six of the top 10 best-selling tractors in Ireland
Ireland's most popular new tractor for the first six months of 2023 was the John Deere 6155M, according to the latest new tractor registration data.
9 August 2023 Tractors