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Machinery
Tama brings new ‘plastic-type netting’ concept to the market
Peter Thomas Keaveney
With EZ Web, Tama is targeting farmers and contractors who run balers that can’t apply NRF, but who want a one-stop solution for removing film from bales using a bale shears.
17 April 2024 News
Silage wrap back by €10/roll to €13/roll, but plastic levy sees further increase
Depending on the brand, silage wrap prices for 2024 are trading in the region of €98/roll to €105/roll, down over €10/roll on 2023. However, the plastic levy has increased to €8.22/roll (including VAT).
17 April 2024 Farm machinery
Self-propelled baler gaining popularity in the States
With a suckler and tillage enterprise alongside a machinery dealership, Peter Thomas Keaveney caught up with the Vanden Hoek family in South Dakota to find out about their self-propelled Vermeer baler
Kilkenny contractor putting big numbers through three McHale Fusions
With two Fusion 4+s and a Fusion 3+, Peter Thomas Keaveney catches up with Kilkenny contractor Stephen Dunne who began round baling in 1998, and has grown his business significantly since.
17 April 2024 Farm machinery
On review: Malone's new clean cutting combo
Last summer, ahead of the launch of Malone’s new front mower, Peter Thomas Keaveney got the opportunity to put its front and rear mounted mowers combination through its paces.
17 April 2024 Farm machinery
International design award for next-generation Case IH Axial-Flow combine
The new-look next-generation Case IH Axial-Flow combine has won an internationally-acclaimed Red Dot Design Award for product design.
17 April 2024 News
Mayo Zetor fanatic finds dream classic tractor in Australia
Peter Thomas Keaveney travelled to Balla in Co Mayo to catch up with Eoin Duffy, who fulfilled a lifelong dream by picking up an immaculate example of a 1989 Zetor 16145 in Australia.
10 April 2024 Farm machinery
2016 John Deere 6130M fetches €59,900 at Kilkenny dispersal auction
The highest price at the Kilkenny machinery dispersal auction went to a 2016 John Deere 6130M with a front loader which sold for €59,900, followed by €35,000 for a 2012 New Holland T5050.
10 April 2024 News
Well-known English manufacturer Ktwo enters into administration
The Irish Farmers Journal understands that KTwo Sales Ltd, the English manufacturer of dung spreaders and trailers, has gone into administration.
10 April 2024 News
Pöttinger updates Vitasem seed drills
Pöttinger has simplified the calibration process and increased the size of the hopper on its latest Vitasem mechanical seed drills.
10 April 2024 News
Landini celebrates 140 years in business
With its roots dating back to 1884, Landini is this year marking its 140th anniversary.
10 April 2024 News
Young Stock Podcast: Irishman to head up foragers and grass equipment at Claas
On this week’s Young Stock Podcast, Peter Thomas Keaveney speaks to Conor Trimble at Claas, who has just been appointed product manager of foragers, balers and greenline grass products.
4 April 2024 News