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CNH acquires sprayer boom business
Gary Abbott
Case New Holland has recently announced the acquisition of North American sprayer boom manufacturer Specialty Enterprises LLC
1 June 2022 Tractors
Modern-era Massey's fit the bill for Meath tillage farmer
Based in Enfield, Co Meath, tillage farmer Willie Morrin last January upgraded two 7700S series Massey Fergusons for two 8S.265 tractors. Gary Abbott finds out Willie's verdict 17 months on.
11 May 2022 News
Hackers hit AGCO with ransomware attack
AGCO, the parent company of brands such as Fendt, Massey Ferguson and Valtra, announced that it was hit by a ransomware attack which is impacting some of its production facilities.
Contractor profile: diversification is Meath brothers’ key for success
Gary Abbott met with Padraig Smith to get an insight into Smith Brothers Agri Contracting, a progressive family-run contracting business based outside Tierworker, Co Meath.
30 March 2022 Contracting
30% shorter chop for new Pöttinger Jumbo 8000
Pöttinger has introduced a new chop system to its Jumbo 8000 forage wagons capable of chopping 30% shorter than before. A theoretical chop length of 25mm can now be achieved.
3 March 2022 News
Fendt to stop building trailed sprayers
Fendt will cease production of Rogator trailed sprayers this year largely as result of looming EU regulation to reduce the usage of plant protection products.
2 March 2022 News
On test: Valtra’s pocket-size G Series tractor hits the spot
The G Series marked the introduction of a completely new tractor range from Valtra, slotting in between the A and N Series. Peter Thomas Keaveney and Gary Abbott got behind the wheel of a G135.
12 January 2022 Farm machinery