Baling not to be considered the cheap contractor option
Michael Moroney
The baled silage sector of farm machinery has not been immune from the overall machinery cost inflation as contractors struggle with increased costs.
17 April 2024 Contracting
Thirty-three years of Lely Welger balers in the west
After 33 years of running Lely Welger round balers, the Grealis family upgraded to a Massey Ferguson RB 3130F Protec combination baler wrapper in 2021. Gary Abbott finds out how the move has been.
17 April 2024 Farm machinery
Self-propelled baler gaining popularity in the States
With a suckler and tillage enterprise alongside a machinery dealership, Peter Thomas Keaveney caught up with the Vanden Hoek family in South Dakota to find out about their self-propelled Vermeer baler
Kilkenny contractor putting big numbers through three McHale Fusions
With two Fusion 4+s and a Fusion 3+, Peter Thomas Keaveney catches up with Kilkenny contractor Stephen Dunne who began round baling in 1998, and has grown his business significantly since.
17 April 2024 Farm machinery
Tama brings new ‘plastic-type netting’ concept to the market
With EZ Web, Tama is targeting farmers and contractors who run balers that can’t apply NRF, but who want a one-stop solution for removing film from bales using a bale shears.
17 April 2024 Farm machinery
Young Stock Podcast: Irishman to head up foragers and grass equipment at Claas
On this week’s Young Stock Podcast, Peter Thomas Keaveney speaks to Conor Trimble at Claas, who has just been appointed product manager of foragers, balers and greenline grass products.
4 April 2024 News
Massey adds more options for round baler ranges
Massey Ferguson has introduced a high-speed tail gate to its RB balers and a film-binding option to its variable chamber Protec balers while hydraulic or manual folding pickup wheels are also new.
6 March 2024 News