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.

For auction: trailers, tractors and mini-diggers
Hennessy Auctioneers will hold its monthly machinery auction this Saturday 26 September. Gary Abbott looks at some of the standout lots that are up for grabs.
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One season on with the merger – a fad or the way forward?
Peter Thomas Keaveney caught up with Cork contractor Jim Good to find out how his Kuhn Merge Maxx 950 has performed over the course of its first season, where it gathered in the region of 5,000 acres.
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MOTORS
Watch: what to look out for in a used Toyota Land Cruiser
Peter Thomas Keaveney speaks to Dermot Hughes from Hughes Car Sales in Roscommon who offers some tips and advice on what to what out for in in the market for a used Toyota Land Cruiser.
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Challenging year for motoring industry
Vehicle registrations have picked up since April, but the market is still well behind last year for the first six months. A total of 64,632 new vehicles were registered in the first half of 2020.
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VINTAGE
MB Trac completes the collection for Cork man
Gary Abbott caught up with Cork-based vintage and classic machinery enthusiast Gordon O’Mahony to find out more about his 1987 Mercedes-Benz MB Trac 1500 and some of the other machines in his yard.
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The importance of celebrating Irish food produce
As the uncertainties surrounding COVID-19 remain, we at the National Dairy Council are more grateful than ever to represent the resilient group of farmers and food producers of Ireland.
Get all the updates from the Teagasc Virtual Sheep Week
Throughout this week, there is an opportunity to tune into the Teagasc Virtual Sheep Week on all Teagasc online platforms.
Cow-first approach guides latest innovations for Fullwood Packo
Global population is expected to reach 10.5 billion people by 2067 – and with it an increased demand for sustainable sources of dairy.
Pied Piper Chemicals Ltd - the only Irish-owned manufacturer of rodenticide
Denis Leamy, who has 144 Munster caps and 57 Ireland caps, tackles rodents with Pied Piper Rat and Mouse Bait on his farm to keep it rodent-free.