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New combine sales highest since 2014
Peter Thomas Keaveney
A total of 57 new combines have been registered in Ireland up to the end of August, the highest figure since 2014 when 60 units were registered.
18 August 2021 News
New combines sales hit eight-year high
A total of 54 new combines have been registered in Ireland up to the end of July, according to new figures from the FTMTA.
11 August 2021 Farm machinery
Claas take wraps off new Trion combine range
Made up of 20 models, the new Trion series comprises five- and six-walker machines, single- and twin-rotor hybrids, with most featuring Terra Tracs or the Montana hillside compensation system.
One of Cork's oldest combines showcased at harvest day in Ballinspittle
Successful harvest for De Courcey Classic and Vintage Club in Ballinspittle, Co Cork.
8 August 2021 News
Top tips to keep your machinery running cool this harvest
Gary Abbott offers readers some tips and advice on how to help keep machines running cool this harvest and help prevent the risk of unwanted disasters during the current dry spell.
22 July 2021 News
Last-minute pre-season combine maintenance tips
With harvest just around the corner, Bruce Lett offers readers some last minute pre-season combine maintenance tips to help ensure a trouble-free harvest.
7 July 2021 Farm machinery
New Holland scoops two SIMA awards
New Holland has won two SIMA Innovation Awards – silver and bronze – for its combine harvester innovations.
29 April 2021 News
Agricultural mechanisation: evolution of the combine harvester
At its core, the primary principle of the founding fathers of the modern New Holland was to make life easier for farmers.
Recovery in telehandler registrations continues
Figures show that 349 new telehandlers were registered in the first nine months of 2020, down 20% on the same period last year.
21 October 2020 News
Claas announces latest straw walker combines for Ireland and UK
Following last year’s hybrid Lexion launch, Claas recently launched its new Lexion 5000/6000 five- and six-walker combines on the Irish and UK market.
26 August 2020 News
Watch: Massey Ferguson Ideal 7 combine threshes away in Meath
Gary Abbott caught up with one of only two Massey Ferguson Ideal combines working here in Ireland to find out how it performed.
20 August 2020 Farm machinery
Watch: does Massey's Ideal have appeal?
Three years on from launch, the first of the Ideal combines have made their way to Ireland. Gary Abbott traveled to see one of the two Ideal 7 machines in the country at work in Co Meath.
19 August 2020 Farm machinery