Farm machinery

For the latest news in farm machinery in Ireland, you need the Irish Farmers Journal. Browse below for reports, reviews, insights and videos spanning a diverse range of topics about new and vintage farm machinery, motors and more.

2019 new tractor registrations up 4% for first six months
Total registrations of new tractors for the first six months of 2019 is at 1,378 units, an increase of 54 units on last year. Peter Thomas Keaveney reports.
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In pictures: vintage silage event held by Tipperary family
Take a time out to enjoy Ger Donovan's photos of vintage silage gear hard at work.
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MOTORS
Renault refreshes the compact Captur
Renault has refreshed the exterior styling of the Captur compact SUV and based the new model on a new platform.
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Range Rover plugs into a hybrid future
Hybrid drive systems are seen as a diesel alternative, and now luxury 4x4 maker Range Rover has joined the movement with a plug-in hybrid version of the Range Rover Sport.
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VINTAGE
In pictures: impressive vintage machinery collection on show in Co Wicklow
Conor Sampson reports on some of the notable machines on show at the opening of the newly extended Coolakay Agricultural Museum.
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Maxammon helps to improve rumen performance and digestibility
Harbro has been working with and developing the Maxammon technology for more than 10 years.
€5,500 savings on Gillian and Neil’s farm
Earlier this year Gillian and Neil signed up to take the Smart Farming challenge and so in June the Smart Farming cost saving team did a farm visit to identify cost and environmental savings.
Next generation farming and planning ahead with AIB
Succession can often be a contentious issue among Irish farming families. We’ve taken the stress away by going through all that you need to know when it comes to discussing this sensitive topic.
Glasnevin Cemetery – it’s on your bucket list, right?
A seemingly unlikely place to visit this summer, but Glasnevin Cemetery is a must and if it isn’t on your bucket list now, it will be!