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.

John Deere adds new 350hp 7R model
Eight months after unveiling the new generation 7R tractors, John Deere has just announced that a new 350hp flagship model, the 7R 350, will be added to the series. Gary Abbott reports
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Crimping and dry rolling grain- what options have Irish farmers?
With the harvest just around the corner, we look at what grain handling options livestock farmers have who might be considering buying grain off the combine to help reduce feed costs this winter.
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MOTORS
COVID-19: farmers still expected to update tractor motor tax
A number of flexibilities have been granted for CVRTs for tractors, but up to date motor tax is still expected.
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Mini goes electric for new future
Mini, owned by the German BMW company has revealed its first electric Mini model for the Irish market.
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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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Irish Shows Association Virtual Show 2020 - the show must go on(line)!
2020 is a very different year for our showing community and the Irish Shows Association has been inspired to adapt to the new normal and look to technology to keep the show on the road.
Silostop - who we are & what we do
Silostop is the leading manufacturer of oxygen barrier (OB) silage films, providing a complete silage protection system made up of OB films, protective nettings and covers, as well as gravel bags.
Grass-fed standard for beef could be approved in coming weeks
Mark Zieg, beef sector manager with Bord Bia, outlines the details of what will form the 'grass-fed' standard for Irish meat and what benefits it could bring for prices.
Bonanza Calf Nutrition key points to be aware of preparing for calves at grass
We are improving our calf management year-on-year; refining it, focusing on new aspects, raising the target bar.