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.

Pöttinger updates Boss 3000 wagons
Gary Abbott
Pöttinger has recently launched the Boss 3000 series of forage wagons featuring its classic Supermatic tine conveyor unit. This move will see the Euroboss series completely replaced during 2023.
More traction and less compaction with central tyre inflation
The use of central tyre inflation systems (CTIS) is gaining more and more traction. Peter Thomas Keaveney speaks to tillage farmer Barry White who has been running a CTIS system on a Fendt since 2020.
VF/IF tyres: are they worth the money?
With more tyre manufacturers offering VF and IF marked tyres at considerable premiums to standard tyres, Dermot Forristal looks at whether or not the additional costs can be justified.
LAMMA 2023: Corvus showcases new electric UTV
The new Spanish-built Corvus electric 4x4 utility vehicle (UTV) made an appearance at LAMMA show last week.
LAMMA 2023: Richard Western debuts new Delilah spreaders
Richard Western introduced tweaks to the rotor design, a simplified driveline and new numbering on its Delilah twin horizontal beater/spinning disc dung spreaders at LAMMA last week.
Wexford contractor finds a niche in slurry
Gary Abbott caught up with Wexford-based Rothwell Contracting, one of Ireland’s few agricultural contractors specialising in slurry operations.
Forestry-spec Valtras fit the bill for Cork contractor
Gary Abbott spoke with Noel Kelleher to find out more about his tree and site clearance business and why Valtra tractors play an important role in the day-to-day operations.
Used car imports down by almost 15,000 cars in 2022
Used car imports for the year to date are down 26.6% (40,753) on 2021 (55,539) figures, according to SIMI.
Excellence on display at leading machinery show in Co Cavan
Featuring an impressive lineup of leading machinery brands, product launches and show deals, the AJS Spring Farm Machinery Show will return to the Cavan Equestrian Centre on 1-2 February.
Teagasc Grass10 Grazing Courses Recommended By 99% Of Farmers
99% of farmers surveyed in Teagasc Grass10 grazing courses said they would recommend it to another farmer.
The easy way to keep your parlour clean
Are you thinking of building a new milking parlour and dairy or refurbishing your existing buildings? If you are, our agri dairy liner is worth thinking about.
Calf to beef success with Volac
Businessman, college lecturer and farmer Joe Hewitt, alongside his wife Tara and their three children, operate a successful calf to beef system on their 70-acre family farm.
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