Machinery
In pictures: tractors in festive parade of lights raise €8,500
The fundraising work started by the late Charlie McCann for sick children lived on during a tractor run at the weekend, writes Diarmuid O'Reilly.
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Serious innovation ahead of SIMA 2019
Gary Abbott attended the SIMA preview held in Paris last Thursday, where a number of innovations were awarded medals.
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MOTORS
Ford’s EcoSport prepares for compact SUV growth
Ford has upgraded its entry level SUV, the EcoSport with new styling and extra safety features. The choice of the Ford EcoBoost petrol engine furthers the petrol/diesel debate for Michael Moroney
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Power temptation in the Touareg
Volkswagen has raised the large 4x4 bar with the new Touareg. Michael Moroney was bowled over by the range of new technology coupled with the performance.
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VINTAGE
Louth man fulfils lifelong restoration dream
Peter Martin fulfilled a lifelong dream of restoring an Allis Chalmers back to its glory days. Peter Thomas Keaveney caught up with the Louth man to find out more.
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Watch: Understanding Liver Fluke
Research published in 2016 suggested that 82% of Irish dairy herds have been exposed to liver fluke1.
Meet the 39 Origin Green farmer finalists
This week Bord Bia profiles 39 finalists in its Origin Green Sustainable Dairy, Beef and Horticulture Farmer Awards
Watch: Sense of security is dangerous
Despite the prolonged dry periods this summer, farmers shouldn’t dismiss the risk of important internal parasites like liver fluke, lungworm and gutworm later this year.
Labour saving solutions this winter
Protect your herd this winter with an effective vaccination programme.