AGCO invests in Irish technician training programme
Gary Abbott
AGCO has partnered with the Salesian Agricultural College in Pallaskenry and the Technological University of Shannon to offer Ireland’s first manufacturer-led technical qualification programme.
29 November 2023 Farm machinery
Watch: Torquey 201hp four pot Valtra punching above its weight
Having bought their first Valtra back in 1999, Eamon and Sean Tracey have stuck with the Finish brand since, and today run five Valtras, including a new N175.
15 November 2023 Farm machinery
Agritechnica 2023: Intelligent sprayer and drill retrofit monitoring systems
AGCO showcased some of its precision kit, which includes the acquisition of US company ‘Intelligent Ag’, who has some useful monitoring devices that can be retrofitted to sprayers and seed drills.
Revamped 280-420hp Valtra S Series returns home to Finland
Valtra recently unveiled its revamped, Finnish built, six model S Series from 280hp to 420hp, marking the beginning of the brands 6th generation. Gary Abbott traveled to the global launch in Finland.
4 October 2023 Farm machinery
Fendt unveil new four-cylinder 600 series that peaks at 224hp
Fendt has just taken the wraps off a new four model 600 series, with the four-cylinder powered range capable of churning out up to 224hp. Peter Thomas Keaveney reports.
4 October 2023 News
AGCO acquires Trimble Ag in $2 billion deal
AGCO has acquired 85% of the well-known precision farming specialist Trimble Agriculture.
4 October 2023 News
Valtra unveils new 420hp Finnish built S Series tractor range
Finnish tractor manufacturer Valtra has unveiled its long-awaited revamped S Series tractor range, spanning 280hp to 420hp, which marks the beginning of the brand's sixth-generation line-up.
22 September 2023 News
AGCO sales for first half of 2023 up 27.1%
AGCO has reported that its sales for the first half of 2023 are 27.1% higher than the same six months in 2022.
17 August 2023 News
In pictures: high-horsepower tractors at the FTMTA Farm Machinery Show
Peter Thomas Keaveney takes a look at some of the high-horsepower tractors on display at this year's FTMTA Farm Machinery Show.
13 July 2023 News
Fendt 728 Vario and Cargo T740 telehandler to make first Irish show appearance
Fendt will debut its Cargo T740 telehandler with its unique elevating cab which will be presented alongside the all-new 728 Vario Gen 7 tractor at this year’s FTMTA show.
28 June 2023 Farm machinery
Valtra to push new Q Series at FTMTA show
Valtra took the wraps off its new Q Series (230hp to 305hp) at the end of last year, and will be exhibiting the new tractors at this years FTMTA show.
28 June 2023 Farm machinery