Massey Ferguson scoops Red Dot Design award with 9S
Gary Abbott
Massey Ferguson has just scooped the Red Dot Design Product Design 2024 award with its 9S flagship tractor series.
3 April 2024 Farm machinery
Mayo-built eight-rotor tedder offers big output for busy Wexford contractor
Wexford farmer and part-time contractor John Doyle purchased the first Malone eight-rotor trailed tedder ever built last year. With 4,000 acres through it, Peter Thomas Keaveney catches up with him.
3 April 2024 News
Krone and Lemken add front links and further develop autonomy project
Combined Powers, the joint autonomous tractor project between Lemken and Krone, has gained drive updates, front linkage and further developed autonomous process units for 2024 testing.
Major players pulling out of SIMA results in show's cancellation
The SIMA show, regarded as the second largest machinery exhibition in Europe and which was due to take place in November, has been cancelled.
7 February 2024 News
German manufacturer brings monster 20,000-litre sprayer to market
Dammann recently unveiled a new 20,000-litre tri-axle trailed sprayer, which becomes its new flagship offering.
10 January 2024 News
2023 rewind: some of the biggest machinery launches from this year
2023 was a year packed with new product launches here at home and abroad. Gary Abbott looks back on some of the more prominent machines unveiled over the past 12 months.
31 December 2023 Farm machinery
Weed control technology - what are the latest developments?
Weed control is going through a mini-revolution. For decades, herbicide was the solution to all weed problems, but this is quickly changing, writes Dermot Forristal, Teagasc Oak Park.
27 December 2023 Farm machinery
Elho updates unique trailed forager rated for 400hp
Finnish manufacturer Elho has updated the pickup on its 7710T trailed forage harvester. The new design uses a camless design similar to the now common belt mergers.
27 December 2023 News
New Holland’s new CR11 flagship combine - what we know so far
At Agritechnica, New Holland unveiled its flagship CR11 twin rotor combine, boasting a 775hp engine, 20,000l grain tank and compatibility with headers up to 18m.
25 December 2023 News
New Holland aims to improve forager throughput with new UltraFeed pickup
At Agritechnica last month, New Holland presented its new UltraFeed grass pick-up and an updated livery for its FR forage harvester range.
14 December 2023 News
Agritechnica 2023: 16 Irish companies compete with world's best
Sixteen Irish machinery manufacturers showcased their world-class level of engineering to a global audience of over 470,000 people at Agritechnica. Gary Abbott and Peter Thomas Keaveney report.
13 December 2023 Farm machinery
Amazone introduces CurveControl for precise fertiliser application around curves
At a press event in Germany, Amazone presented its new CurveControl technology, which is designed for precise fertiliser application around curves.
6 December 2023 Farm machinery