Farm machinery

The latest farm machinery news and developments from the Irish Farmers Journal. Keep up to date with reports, reviews, prices and videos of new and vintage farm machinery, motors and more.

Machinery
Slurryquip take on Börger slurry separation equipment
Gary Abbott
Northern Irish Slurry equipment manufacturer Slurryquip has recently been appointed as the Irish importer for the Börger range of slurry separators.
 
 
Bobcat MT100 mini track loader makes Irish debut
Northern Excavators Ltd showcased a range of Bobcat kit at the AJS Spring Farm Machinery Show at the Eikon, including the new MT100 mini track loader, which made its Irish debut.
First new Gen 7 Fendt 700 series lands in Ireland
Fendt took the wraps off its new Gen 7, 700 tractor series last August. Peter Thomas Keaveney caught up with the new 728 Vario, the first of the range to hit the ground in Ireland last week.
More traction and less compaction with central tyre inflation
The use of central tyre inflation systems (CTIS) is gaining more and more traction. Peter Thomas Keaveney speaks to tillage farmer Barry White who has been running a CTIS system on a Fendt since 2020.
VF/IF tyres: are they worth the money?
With more tyre manufacturers offering VF and IF marked tyres at considerable premiums to standard tyres, Dermot Forristal looks at whether or not the additional costs can be justified.
Wexford contractor finds a niche in slurry
Gary Abbott caught up with Wexford-based Rothwell Contracting, one of Ireland’s few agricultural contractors specialising in slurry operations.
Forestry-spec Valtras fit the bill for Cork contractor
Gary Abbott spoke with Noel Kelleher to find out more about his tree and site clearance business and why Valtra tractors play an important role in the day-to-day operations.
Used car imports down by almost 15,000 cars in 2022
Used car imports for the year to date are down 26.6% (40,753) on 2021 (55,539) figures, according to SIMI.
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Supersoil aiding Limerick farmer to organic conversion
Supersoil enables farmers to not only improve what grows above the ground, but to create an environment below the ground that drives crop performance at reduced costs.
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Excellence on display at leading machinery show in Co Cavan
Featuring an impressive lineup of leading machinery brands, product launches and show deals, the AJS Spring Farm Machinery Show will return to the Cavan Equestrian Centre on 1-2 February.
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Teagasc Grass10 Grazing Courses Recommended By 99% Of Farmers
99% of farmers surveyed in Teagasc Grass10 grazing courses said they would recommend it to another farmer.
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The easy way to keep your parlour clean
Are you thinking of building a new milking parlour and dairy or refurbishing your existing buildings? If you are, our agri dairy liner is worth thinking about.
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