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.

Official opening of Murphy’s Motors Cillín Hill
Murphy’s Motors will be hosting the official opening of its parts and sales outlet at Cillín Hill in Kilkenny City.
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Double chop double jobs in Co Down
Gary Abbott caught up with Co Down dairy farmer David Wilson, who made the unusual move of buying a double-chop harvester to cut his silage, as well as to work as a zero-grazing machine.
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MOTORS
Motor industry most vulnerable to no-deal Brexit
The Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) has highlighted the challenges facing the sector in the face of both Brexit and Budget 2020.
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Ploughing showcases a host of new models
Car enthusiasts who visited the Ploughing last week were given a first look at some new car models for the 2020 Irish market.
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VINTAGE
In pictures: private collection of 120 vintage tractors in Finland
Finnish beef and tillage farmer Gustav Rehnberg has built a very impressive collection of vintage tractors, writes Lorcan Allen.
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Make the most out of the dry period and improve udder health during lactation
The dry period is the main time at which mastitis infections are acquired on many Irish farms with infections entering the udder via the teat end
Life gets much easier for a suckler farmer in Co Clare
Paul Crowe is a farmer who needed better calving facilities. He realised that outside of the traditional financing methods, there are more suitable options available, including the Cultivate loan.
Leading renewable energy show returns with dedicated farm diversification advice
Energy & Rural Business Show Ireland comes from the creators of Energy Now Expo Ireland which will celebrate three years of success in October 2019.
Kick Start supplier development at Lidl
In 2017, Lidl developed Kick Start, a supplier development programme in conjunction with Bord Bia to give Irish food and drink suppliers the chance to showcase their products and grow their business