Machinery
Ten-year-old embarks on cancer fundraising tour – with his own tractor
Brandon Bolger wants to brighten the lives of his friends at Crumlin Children's Hospital with his yellow Zetor tractor.
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Is your straw blower set for the winter workload?
Peter Thomas Keaveney offers readers some tips on servicing a straw blower ahead of the winter housing period.
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MOTORS
Drive lines: safety features and September car sales
Our roundup of news from the motoring industry includes new safety features and car sales figures
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Kia Ceed delivers a new level of smoothness
Kia has refined its best-selling car, the Ceed, with new levels of driving comfort and smoothness, coupled with a price increase, as Michael Moroney found out during his recent test drive.
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VINTAGE
A look back at 40 years of silage feeding
Michael Moroney takes a brief look back at 40 years of silage feeding machinery from the silage grab to the diet feeder of the 1970s.
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THE INTRODUCTION OF ROADWORTHINESS TESTING FOR FAST TRACTORS
Since 20th May 2018, some tractors with a maximum design speed exceeding 40km/hr (fast tractors) have been required to undergo roadworthiness testing at Commercial Vehicle Roadworthiness Test (CVRT) .
Meet the Connacht champion in the PR€VENTION FOR PROFIT competition
Representing Connacht in the MSD Prevention for Profit competition is Sligo farmer Chris Tuffy. Chris is farming in partnership with his father TJ on a leased farm at Doonally, near Sligo town.
IFA October Open Farmer Meetings
This October IFA will run a series of Open Farmer Meetings across the country in partnership with FBD and AIB.
Cattle need to be worm free at housing
By using Dectomax, you are ensuring that your herd is delivering the most for you.