Lemken launches Karat 10 cultivator
Peter Thomas Keaveney
German machinery manufacturer Lemken has launched a new Karat 10 three-beam cultivator.
24 May 2023 News
H Fulton Tractors appointed SpreadPoint dealer for northwest
Balmoral Show 2023 saw the official launch of a new partnership between Spreadpoint and H Fulton tractors.
24 May 2023 News
On test: French one-pass proves itself with highly accurate metering and sowing
Peter Thomas Keaveney spent some time sowing grain this spring with the Sulky Progress one-pass drill, which was equipped with the French manufacturers serrated single disc coulter setup.
Silage wrap trading at €110-€118/roll, including 50% levy increase
Depending on the brand, silage wrap prices are trading at around €110-€118/roll, which is similar to this time last year. However, the plastic levy has increased by €2.36/roll (including VAT).
17 May 2023 News
Watch: combination Kverneland sprayer works well on hilly Tyrone tillage farm
Peter Thomas Keaveney visited grain grower and contractor Trevor Black, to find out how his Kverneland spraying outfit has performed after its first three seasons working on the hills of Tyrone.
17 May 2023 Farm machinery
2001 John Deere 7810 secures over €52,000 at vintage auction
A 2001 John Deere 7810 which secured over €52,000 was the highest priced lot at Cheffins’ recent Cambridge vintage sale, that saw over 2,600 gross over £1.6 (€1.8) million.
10 May 2023 Farm machinery
Mastek introduces new trailing shoe applicator
Mastek has unveiled a new FlexiShoe trailing shoe applicator, which it says is to address the concerns of farmers who have been struggling with the limitations of traditional trailing shoe designs.
10 May 2023 News
Swaine Agri to hold Krone grass demo day
Swaine Agri is set to host a Krone grass machinery demo day on Wednesday 17 May from 2-6pm in Rhode Co Offaly, R35 KX46.
10 May 2023 News
Bailey Machinery Sales appointed Pöttinger dealer
Bailey Machinery Sales Ltd has been unveiled as an agent for the Pöttinger Ireland’s Grassland equipment range.
10 May 2023 News
Kuhn takes wraps off new trailed sprayer
Kuhn has introduced a new 3,800l Lexis trailed sprayer, which joins the firm's three-model range of Lexis trailed sprayers.
10 May 2023 News
Austrian-built disc coulter drill works wonders for midlands grower
Peter Thomas Keaveney caught up with Offaly beef and tillage farmer James Dermody to find out how his Pöttinger one-pass double disc coulter drill has performed since he took delivery two years ago.
3 May 2023 Farm machinery
Road tax increases on loaders withdrawn
The proposed annual road tax increase from €102 to €333 for loading shovels and telehandlers has been withdrawn, according to the Association of Farm & Forestry Contractors (FCI).
26 April 2023 News