A week after FTMTA Grass & Muck, we take a look at some of the machinery that made the journey to Gurteen. There was plenty of power and technology demonstrated from all manufacturers. Increased capacity, combined with efficiency, was the common theme across all demonstration plots.

Large multi-national machinery companies are investing in the Irish grass machinery market following the increase in cow numbers across Ireland.

In our motoring section, Alistair test-drove the Alfa Romeo Stelvio. This is an SUV with a difference which comes with serious attitude and amazing road handling ability for a big jeep.