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Armagh contractor clearance auction to take place next week
Gary Abbott
Next week, Mid Ulster Auctions will host a timed online machinery auction on behalf of Armagh agricultural contractors S&B Campbell, comprising a fleet of tractors, slurry and grass equipment.
Almost one in three new tractor sales between 161hp and 200hp
19 June 2024 News
Almost one in three new tractor sales between 161hp and 200hp
The latest new tractor registration data released by the FTMTA shows that of the 161 new tractors registered during May within the Republic of Ireland, 29.8% were between 161hp and 200hp.
Almost 90 will have completed female-only tractor driving courses by end of July
17 June 2024 News
Almost 90 will have completed female-only tractor driving courses by end of July
FRS Training continues to run its female-only tractor driving courses in numerous locations around the country. They are also running a tractor safety course for teenagers in July.
JCB breaks ground on US factory
JCB has commenced a €462m project to build what is going to be its second largest factory in San Antonio, Texas. It will create 1,500 new jobs over five years.
13 June 2024 News
Lemken resumes production after cyberattack
Lemken has resumed production at its site in Alpen, Germany, having fallen victim to a cyberattack earlier in May that affected all its production facilities.
12 June 2024 News
John Deere updates walker combines
Deere has replaced its T500 and T600 combines with four T5 five-walker and four T6 six-walker models. Updates include the X9 cab, a new engine, larger grain tanks and enhanced precision ag technology.
12 June 2024 News
John Deere's updated 6M breaks cover
Images have emerged online of a revamped 105hp to 275hp, 17 model 6M tractor series from John Deere. Gary Abbott reports on what is known so far, ahead of its public launch later this month.
12 June 2024 News
Strikes intensify at New Holland's Basildon tractor plant
Pay strikes by more than 500 workers at New Hollands tractor plant in Basildon, UK intensify as strike action continues this month following ten days of strike action in May.
12 June 2024 News
Överum turns over a new sod
Following the sale off New Hollands plough division, Överum Industries has been established to supply dealers with ploughs and spare parts as well as reintroduce the Överum and Agrolux brands.
12 June 2024 News
New 4.5m plain disc mower from Krone
With a cutting width of 4.47m (14.7ft), the EasyCut R 450 plain disc mower is the new largest model Krone has added to its R Series.
12 June 2024 News
Continental testing CO2-neutral tyre production in Portugal
Continental has announced that it is testing CO2-neutral tyre production at its plant in Lousado, Portugal, a site which has an annual production capacity of 18 million tyres.
6 June 2024 News
In Pictures: 1990 Ford 7610 sells for €43,500 plus fees at auction
A rare private collection of classic tractors, predominantly Ford models was recently auctioned by UK firm HJ Pugh & Co, where a 1990 Ford 7610 Series 3 sold for €43,500 (£37,000) plus fees.
5 June 2024 News