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.

Pöttinger introduce new four-rotor rake
Pöttinger have recently added the TOP 1403 C four-rotor rake to its range of grass equipment. The 14m rake features hybrid drive technology. Gary Abbott writes
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Top tips for buying a used excavator
Peter Thomas Keaveney catches up with Padraig Gaynor from Pat Gaynor and Sons Plant Sales about what to look out for if buying a used excavator.
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MOTORS
Watch: what to look out for in a used Toyota Land Cruiser
Peter Thomas Keaveney speaks to Dermot Hughes from Hughes Car Sales in Roscommon who offers some tips and advice on what to what out for in in the market for a used Toyota Land Cruiser.
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Challenging year for motoring industry
Vehicle registrations have picked up since April, but the market is still well behind last year for the first six months. A total of 64,632 new vehicles were registered in the first half of 2020.
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VINTAGE
MB Trac completes the collection for Cork man
Gary Abbott caught up with Cork-based vintage and classic machinery enthusiast Gordon O’Mahony to find out more about his 1987 Mercedes-Benz MB Trac 1500 and some of the other machines in his yard.
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Casein in the Irish dairy industry
Margaret Butler, dairy ingredients manager, Bord Bia explains the importance of one of the less well known products in the dairy industry.
Irish Shows Association Virtual Show 2020 - the show must go on(line)!
2020 is a very different year for our showing community and the Irish Shows Association has been inspired to adapt to the new normal and look to technology to keep the show on the road.
COVID-19 is changing food choices for good
Rory McDonnell, head of strategic insight and planning at Bord Bia, examines some of the changing consumer habits as a result of COVID-19.
Bonanza Calf Nutrition key points to be aware of preparing for calves at grass
We are improving our calf management year-on-year; refining it, focusing on new aspects, raising the target bar.