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Machinery
Claas to phase out forage wagon production
Peter Thomas Keaveney
Claas has announced that it will discontinuing the production of forage wagons at the end of the 2022, as it feels the method is becoming progressively less important than the forage harvester.
22 April 2022 News
Claas Trion scoops Farm Machine Award 2022
The recently launched Claas Trion combine harvester range has been awarded a Farm Machine Award 2022 in the combine harvester category.
20 April 2022 Contracting
Krone ticks the boxes for Carlow contractor
With over 30 years’ experience running foragers, Alfie Byrne has just upgraded to his third Krone harvester. He tells Peter Thomas Keaveney how his experience with Big X foragers has gone to date.
Reducing fuel usage with the move to a four-rotor rake
Ahead of the 2021 silage season, Niall and Alan Dwan made the move to a four-rotor Claas 3600 Liner rake in an attempt to speed up their operation and reduce fuel usage.
20 April 2022 Farm machinery
Claas adds entry level Torion while existing compact models gain more power
Claas has introduced the Torion 530, a new 46hp entry-level model, to its range of compact articulated wheel loaders. In addition, the Torion 535 and 639 models also receive more engine power.
23 March 2022 News
Farmer Writes: keeping machinery ‘fresh’ on farm
A dislike of machinery breakdowns has left farmer writer Gerard Potterton keen to keep his use of spanners to a minimum.
2 March 2022 Farmer Writes
100th Claas Jaguar TT tracks off production line
Launched only three years ago, the 100th CLAAS Jaguar Terra Trac forage harvester to be produced, which is destined for the US, recently rolled off the production line at Harsewinkel, Germany.
17 February 2022 News
Success with Sulky in the south
Gary Abbott caught up father and son team Neil and Dermot Ryan to find out why Sulky has been the spreader brand of choice for the past 15 years
9 February 2022 Farm machinery
2009 Massey Ferguson 6499 tops NI auction
The timed online machinery auction hosted by Mid Ulster Auctions on behalf of JWT Engineering ended on Tuesday 1 February. We followed the highlight prices as lots came to a close.
2 February 2022 News
Tyrone contractor to auction off entire fleet
Mid Ulster Auctions is set to host an online timed auction of a full contracting fleet on behalf of Tyrone based contractor JWT Engineering starting 28 January and ending 1 February.
19 January 2022 News
In pictures: Cheffins to host timed online auction of tidy contractor kit
Cheffins will host an online timed auction running from 26 January to 31 January. With over 80 lots booked, machines will include tractors, grass and muck equipment as well as plant machinery
13 January 2022 News
Claas turnover grows by 19% in 2021
Claas, the well-known German machinery manufacturer, increased its revenue in the 2021 fiscal year by 19% to €4.798bn.
22 December 2021 News