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Agritechnica 2023: Valtra unveils revamped S series
Gary Abbott
Valtra unveiled its revamped flagship 280hp to 420hp S series tractor range at Agritechnica. The six-model range will be built in Finland and shares more similarities than ever with the smaller ranges
Agritechnica 2023: New Holland introduces new HD flagship and T7 gas tractor
29 November 2023 Tractors
Agritechnica 2023: New Holland introduces new HD flagship and T7 gas tractor
At Agritechnica, New Holland showcased a number of new models including a new T7.340 HD flagship tractor and a T7.270 Methane Power CNG tractor.
Agritechnica 2023: Deutz introduce five new 6 Series CVT models
29 November 2023 Tractors
Agritechnica 2023: Deutz introduce five new 6 Series CVT models
Deutz Fahr added five new TTV (CVT) models to its 6 Series tractor range, with two four-cylinder and three six-cylinder models, the additions range between 161hp and 191hp.
Compact but capable M series Deere at home on mixed Cavan farm
Gary Abbott caught up with dairy farmer and free-range poultry producer, Aidan Brady to find out why his 6140M John Deere proves the ideal loader tractor for his mixed farming enterprise.
29 November 2023 Tractors
Agritechnica: Case IH broadens Vestrum appeal with ActiveDrive 8 transmission
Case IH has added the option of the ActiveDrive 8 powershift tansmission to its 100 to 130hp four-cylinder Vestrum tractor models, broadening its appeal to customers not requiring a CVT transmission.
29 November 2023 Tractors
Agritechnica 2023: New Holland take wraps off larger T7 methane tractor
Continuing with its alternative fuel developments, New Holland took the wraps off its latest T7.270 Methane gas power CNG tractor at Agritechnica.
15 November 2023 Tractors
Tipp dealer sells Ireland’s first two biogas tractors
Tipperary New Holland dealer M&S Machinery recently delivered two New Holland T6.180 Methane Power tractors to Green Generation in Nurney, Co Kildare, the first biogas tractors to be sold in Ireland.
25 October 2023 Tractors
Planning for a non-diesel farming future
While electric battery power is one alternative hinted for future small-scale tractors and machinery, such technology doesn’t prove as feasible for larger machines.
13 September 2023 Tractors
John Deere in six of the top 10 best-selling tractors in Ireland
Ireland's most popular new tractor for the first six months of 2023 was the John Deere 6155M, according to the latest new tractor registration data.
9 August 2023 Tractors
Watch: monster tracked Claas Xerion flagship pushes 653hp
Claas has unveiled its latest Xerion 12 series tractors, churning out 585hp and 653hp. Models pack a number of new features, including 537l/min hydraulics and optional Terra Trac track units.
2 August 2023 Tractors
New Holland T7.300 makes first Irish appearance
New Holland presented its new T7.300 for the first time in Ireland. It joins the updated T7 LWB tractors and extends the range which now overlaps with the larger T7 HD tractors.
12 July 2023 Tractors
Factory tour: building over 90 tractors daily in Basildon
Gary Abbott recently visited the New Holland’s T6 and T7 tractor factory in Basildon, England, which has the capacity to build over 90 tractors per day.
31 May 2023 Tractors