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.

Midlands machinery auction to take place this Saturday
Gary Abbott
This Saturday 17 April, Hennessy Auctioneers will host its April online machinery auction. 400 lots are to be offered for sale. Gary Abbott reports.
Pasture Rejuvenation tools: Güttler GreenMaster
Güttler supplies a large selection of cultivation and grassland equipment. We look at the GreenMaster and GreenSeeder series, its two most popular machines designed for rejuvenating older pastures.
Grassland subsoilers – what’s available on the Irish market?
Grassland subsoilers help open compacted soils and allow oxygen to the access the roots. Peter Thomas Keaveney takes a look at some of the machines available on the Irish market.
Grassland spike aerator options
Spike aerators are a simple effective tool to help alleviate soil compaction and do as the name suggests, allow more air into the soil. We look at some of the mounted and trailed options on the market
Pasture Rejuvenation Tools: Einböck
PJ Callan , the Irish importers of Einböck equipement based in Ardee, Co Louth offer a range of tools to help rejuvenate old pastures.
Contractor profile: Running a Deere fleet in Co Meath
Gary Abbott travelled to meet Stephen Mohan, a successful Co Meath agricultural contractor having started out the business 15 years ago at the age of nineteen.
Contractors reiterate call for hedge-cutting extension and seek clarity on rules
FCI has requested that a proposed hedge-cutting extension period up until 17 March 2021 can be restricted solely to flail machines.
Stryker Land Rover: turning a passion into a successful business
Peter Thomas Keaveney travelled to the Limerick-Kerry border to catch up with the Stryker family, who have turned their passion for Land Rover Defenders into a thriving business.
150 classic and vintage tractors to go under hammer at Cheffins
The first Cheffins vintage collective sale of 2021 will see over 2,000 lots of vintage and classic equipment go under the hammer.
Tough times call for affordable reliability
In these testing times, how do you balance ambitions for greater sustainability with the need for increased productivity? How can you work smarter, but at an affordable price?
Munster Technological University - National Centre of Agricultural Engineering
With virtual launch events in April and May, MTU Kerry Campus prepares students for a diverse range of careers in agriculture through the provision of excellent programme offerings.
Syngenta’s early season advice and new spraying app
Syngenta's Billy Cotter, outlines his advice for early season weed and disease control and how growers can improve their spray application this year with the help of Syngenta’s new Spray Assist App.
Bord Bia Market Insights: Irish beef in the Philippines, South Korea and Japan
Beef consumption in Asian markets is increasing making it a target for Irish export growth in coming years.
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