Alpego’s Jet-X is just the drill for Meath tillage farmer
Gary Abbott
Gary Abbott visited Meath tillage farmer, Frank Eivers, to find out how his Alpego 3m Jet-X one-pass drill combination is performing as it enters its third season.
4 April 2024 News
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.
3 April 2024 Farm machinery
On review: Smyth's tri-axle Supercube shows big gains on long draws
With the trend of bigger trailers growing in popularity, Smyth Trailers kindly gave us a demonstration of a 25ft Supercube 50m3 trailer. Peter Thomas Keaveney reports.
In pictures: Claas puts long-term investment into UK and Irish market
Peter Thomas Keaveney travelled to visit Claas UK’s new state-of-the-art headquarters, meet new Irish faces in the company and report on a big investment in a soon-to-be launched online portal.
3 April 2024 News
Claas revises front loaders for tractors up to 180hp
Claas has replaced the FL C front loader series for Elios, Axos and Arion tractors, with six new models offering improved design and performance features and lift capacities from 940kg to 2,490kg.
13 March 2024 News
In pictures: new cab for Horsch Leeb self-propelled sprayers
The latest Horsch Leeb PT and VT self-propelled sprayers feature a new cab, which is based on the latest variant from Claas.
6 March 2024 News
Irish combine sales hit a 10-year high
Irish combine sales increased by 55% in 2023, recording a 10-year high in the process, Peter Thomas Keaveney reports.
28 February 2024 News
First AgXeed autonomous tractor arrives in Ireland
The first autonomous agricultural robot from Dutch company AgXeed has arrived in Ireland. Peter Thomas Keaveney sat down with AgXeed head of sales Peter Robinson to find out more.
14 February 2024 News
Kelly’s of Borris to host three major open days
Kelly’s of Borris has big plans to host three open days at its main depot in Borris from Thursday 8 February to Saturday 10 February.
7 February 2024 News
John Deere tops tractor sales in Ireland and UK
John Deere was the most popular brand of tractor sold in the Republic of Ireland and the UK in 2022, while Massey Ferguson claimed the second spot and New Holland came third in the Republic.
24 January 2024 News
Claas gives a glimpse into its futuristic cabs
With its futuristic Cab 4.0 and Cab10Future, Claas is offering a glimpse at what it envisions is the future operator environment on harvesting machines and tractors.
2 January 2024 Farm machinery
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