Machinery
In pictures: fire service remove tractor from train tracks
The local fire service in West Yorkshire worked through the night to remove the tractor and trailer.
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Automation at the forefront of new Case IH combine range
Last week, Case IH announced it will launch three 250 series axial-flow combines for 2019, replacing the existing 7240, 8240 and 9240 models. Peter Thomas Keaveney reports.
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MOTORS
Motoring: not so spikey Cactus
The Citroen C4 Cactus is an update of the original which was released in 2014. It was thought at the time to be a bold design. Alistair Chambers drove it
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Tiguan Allspace: longer but still very well put together
Alistair Chambers drove the new Tiguan Allspace – a stretched version of Volkswagen's popular Tiguan.
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VINTAGE
Vintage: reunited with County Highlander after three decades
Recently Peter Thomas Keaveney travelled to Mountbellew, Co Galway, to meet forestry contractor and vintage enthusiast, Eddie Noone.
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Prevention for Profit Competition – Have you got what it takes?
The preventative approach is much more rewarding than the treatment approach when it comes to animal health on your farm.
Now that it has rained……we may get more than we bargained for!
Rain was badly needed and now that it has arrived we can look forward to a burst of grass growth.
Liming – what a difference a year makes!
Trevor Boland from Sligo won a lime and nutrient management plan worth €2,500 in the 2017 Smart Farming Competition.
Your Association. Your Voice – Get Involved in IFA
The IFA is about farmers, standing together, supporting each other. I encourage all farmers to get more actively involved in what IFA does, to strengthen the IFA and ensure we are fully representative