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Machinery
Kubota enters alliance to further enhance hydrogen engine development
Gary Abbott
Kubota has joined Allianz Hydrogen Engine, an organisation formed to pool knowledge and research surrounding the development of hydrogen power solutions.
 
 
Mayo Zetor fanatic finds dream classic tractor in Australia
Mayo Zetor fanatic finds dream classic tractor in Australia
Peter Thomas Keaveney travelled to Balla in Co Mayo to catch up with Eoin Duffy, who fulfilled a lifelong dream by picking up an immaculate example of a 1989 Zetor 16145 in Australia.
Alpego’s Jet-X is just the drill for Meath tillage farmer
Alpego’s Jet-X is just the drill for Meath tillage farmer
Gary Abbott visited Meath tillage farmer, Frank Eivers, to find out how his Alpego 3m Jet-X one-pass drill combination is performing as it enters its third season.
Cork contractor changes foragers to lighter shade of green
Cork contractor changes foragers to lighter shade of green
With the Duggan family entering their 10th decade of contracting, Peter Thomas Keaveney catches up with the brothers in Co Cork who recently took delivery of their second Krone Big X 630 forager.
On review: Smyth's tri-axle Supercube shows big gains on long draws
On review: Smyth's tri-axle Supercube shows big gains on long draws
With the trend of bigger trailers growing in popularity, Smyth Trailers kindly gave us a demonstration of a 25ft Supercube 50m3 trailer. Peter Thomas Keaveney reports.
Weycor AR680 the Kerry contractors choice
Weycor AR680 the Kerry contractors choice
North Co Kerry contractor, Gerard Collins Agri made the switch to a new Weycor AR 680 wheel loader in 2022, a brand unknown to many in Ireland, Gary Abbott finds out how it is performing.
Premier county contractor with prize-winning talents
Premier county contractor with prize-winning talents
Gary Abbott met with Tipperary contractor John Kennedy, to find out what it takes to run a successful business and his time developing the Tanco trailed butterfly mower and HiSpec Kompactor trailers.
Opel’s Astra delivers diesel economy in Sports Tourer
Opel’s Astra delivers diesel economy in Sports Tourer
To say that he liked the new Opel Astra Sports Tourer would be an understatement. For Michael Moroney, it was a welcome return to economical and open range diesel driving.
There’s a future for palm oil in the dairy supply chainSPONSORED
There’s a future for palm oil in the dairy supply chain
If not palm, then what? Understanding the complex story of sustainable palm and the vital role it plays in supporting global conservation efforts, local economies and the dairy supply chain.
'Everything is connected': protecting future generations with farming techniquesSPONSORED
'Everything is connected': protecting future generations with farming techniques
Rising temperatures, endless droughts and devastating floods – an unrelenting cycle of extreme weather is pushing communities in Malawi into deadly hunger.
Unlocking Culinary Creativity: the Bord Bia Talent AcademySPONSORED
Unlocking Culinary Creativity: the Bord Bia Talent Academy
Are you a graduate with 3+ year’s experience, with a passion for innovation and a keen interest in the food, drink, or horticulture sectors?
Sync, breed, succeed in Emly, Co TipperarySPONSORED
Sync, breed, succeed in Emly, Co Tipperary
“Having half your heifer calves born by 3 February,” was Michael’s response when asked what the best thing was about having used sexed sorted semen for the first time last year.
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