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.

Compact Deeres to go Stage V
John Deere has announced the transition to Stage V engine standards on its smaller compact tractors over 25hp. A number of other updates has been made across 13 models of which range from 25hp-66hp.
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Scrub is no match for western built Cyclone
With marginal land as dry as ever, Peter Thomas Keaveney took the opportunity to try out the Major Cyclone rotary mower in difficult scrub overgrowth.
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MOTORS
COVID-19: farmers still expected to update tractor motor tax
A number of flexibilities have been granted for CVRTs for tractors, but up to date motor tax is still expected.
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Mini goes electric for new future
Mini, owned by the German BMW company has revealed its first electric Mini model for the Irish market.
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VINTAGE
One-of-a-kind Massey Ferguson 390T
Gary Abbott caught up with Ronnie Martin of Martins' Garage, Bailieboro, Co Cavan, to find out more about his one of a kind MF 390T and why it’s a potential keeper.
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Save money and hassle on electricity bills
Free online service saves farmers’ time, money and energy through switching energy providers
Chlorine-free protocols for cleaning milking equipment
Chlorine will not be used in milking equipment cleaning products by the end of this year.
Bord Bia market insight: COVID-19 still significantly affecting meat markets
The coronavirus pandemic has been causing turmoil in beef and sheep meat markets around the world.
Use DoxstarPro to kill docks before silage is cut
There is a clear economic benefit in killing docks in silage swards before the silage is cut. Docks severely damage silage yield and quality.