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.

Stolen tractors land Longford dealer in court
A lengthy investigation began after gardaí recovered four stolen Hitachi diggers in Longford and Cavan.
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Weaving GD3000m min-till drill offers a flexible approach
Anner Agri showcased the Weaving GD 3000m direct drill at Crops & Spreaders.
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MOTORS
Motoring news: Peugeot award, VW goes electric and a new motor mall
Peugeot wins most dependable volume brand award, while VW and Dyson make electric moves.
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Road test: Peugeot challenges Opel in the cost-effective MPV race
Family MPVs based on a van chassis have not yet won favour among Irish drivers over the SUV, even though they are more practical, functional and better value.
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VINTAGE
In pictures: impressive vintage machinery collection on show in Co Wicklow
Conor Sampson reports on some of the notable machines on show at the opening of the newly extended Coolakay Agricultural Museum.
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Crops & Spreaders 2019 – a leading technical tillage and machinery event
The Irish Farmers Journal and Teagasc will once again collaborate to bring you this event on Wednesday 26 June. The event is free to attend.
Kingspan encourages homeowners to check their tank health with free check
Kingspan has just launched free tank health check packs* for homeowners in Ireland as part of its #BetterOffBunded campaign.
Smart Farming identifies €7,170 average cost savings on participating farms
Smart Farming, the voluntary resource efficiency programme focused on identifying ways to improve farm returns and enhance the rural environment.
You wouldn’t let your lunch go off – so why risk your silage?
Just like putting the cling-film on the sandwiches, a heavy-duty silage cover helps stop the top layer of silage going off and cuts down on costly waste.