Farm machinery

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Machinery
Armagh contractor clearance auction to take place next week
Gary Abbott
Next week, Mid Ulster Auctions will host a timed online machinery auction on behalf of Armagh agricultural contractors S&B Campbell, comprising a fleet of tractors, slurry and grass equipment.
 
 
Cereals 2024 machinery highlights
Cereals 2024 machinery highlights
Cereals 2024 took place near Baldock, Hertfordshire, last week. Gary Abbott looks at some of the machinery highlights.
Tipp man ploughing his own furrow down under
Tipp man ploughing his own furrow down under
Fergal O’Sullivan spoke with Tipperary native, John Moloney, product manager at Kubota Australia, to discuss the Australian agricultural machinery industry.
Lifting the lid on a professional engine rebuild
Lifting the lid on a professional engine rebuild
Fergal O’Sullivan met with Jerry McCarthy of McCarthy Engine Reconditioning to find out more about the engine rebuilding process.
Five steps for accurate and even spreading
Five steps for accurate and even spreading
With grazing under way and first cut done or soon to be done, now is a good time to check over the fertiliser spreader, writes Gary Abbott.
Thirty-three years of Lely Welger balers in the west
Thirty-three years of Lely Welger balers in the west
After 33 years of running Lely Welger round balers, the Grealis family upgraded to a Massey Ferguson RB 3130F Protec combination baler wrapper in 2021. Gary Abbott finds out how the move has been.
Wilson bale chaser -  a Super Move for Cork contractor
Wilson bale chaser - a Super Move for Cork contractor
Baling over 25,000 bales annually, Lloyd Forbes Agri Contracting has been running bale chasers since 2009, Gary Abbott finds out why Wilson Engineering has been the brand of choice.
Can the Opel Grandland PHEV be as practical as it is comfortable?
Can the Opel Grandland PHEV be as practical as it is comfortable?
Opel’s Grandland has solid credentials that reflect its German heritage in what is a spacious mid-range SUV but can it be a practical option as a family car?
Doxstar Pro: denying docks a second chance before first-cut silageSPONSORED
Doxstar Pro: denying docks a second chance before first-cut silage
Docks can create serious problems in grassland, negatively affecting productivity.
Take steps to minimise aftereffects of wet winter on silage, farmers urgedSPONSORED
Take steps to minimise aftereffects of wet winter on silage, farmers urged
Heightened risks of soil and slurry contamination in first-cut grass silage after the wet winter will require extra vigilance with silage making this season, an expert is urging.
Irish beef sales in Britain still growingSPONSORED
Irish beef sales in Britain still growing
Bord Bia meat and organics market specialist Seán Deane reports that Irish beef sales in Britain continued to grow in the first two months of 2024, building on last year's strong performance.
Outpacing the field with the only non-stop baler, the Kverneland FastBaleSPONSORED
Outpacing the field with the only non-stop baler, the Kverneland FastBale
In Clogheen, Co Tipperary, Thomas Moloney, alongside his father Jim, has been steering the family business through the evolving landscape of Irish agriculture for over six decades.
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