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Machinery
Krone and Lemken add front links and further develop autonomy project
Peter Thomas Keaveney
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.
2 April 2024 News
Teagasc issues advice following fodder committee meeting
Teagasc has issued advice for both tillage and grassland farmers following a meeting of the National Fodder and Food Security Committee.
27 March 2024 News
2024 exemption granted for ACRES shallow cultivation requirement
Due to the recent adverse weather, an exemption has been applied to the environmental management of arable fallow action in ACRES.
Watch: Kuhn demos latest wares in Kildare
Last autumn, Kuhn Center Ireland held a working tillage event in Athy, Co Kildare, showcasing a sample of the cultivation and seeding kit offered by the brand. Gary Abbott looks at the highlights.
13 March 2024 Farm machinery
Making the most of machine settings for tillage cultivations
Most modern machinery has a significant amount of adjustment capability. These adjustments are seldom utilised but they are there for a purpose to help you do a better job. Andy Doyle reports.
13 March 2024 Farm machinery
Letter highlighting the opportunity for a hemp crop
"Hemp potential untapped." - Kate Carmody, Beal Lodge, Asdee, Co Kerry
6 March 2024 Letters
Letter regarding the effects of stubble cultivation
"The population of yellowhammers in our area has decreased dramatically" - Leann Buttimer
31 January 2024 Letters
Cereal woes force tillage rethink
So does the Irish livestock industry really need an Irish tillage sector?
17 January 2024 Editorial
Farmer Writes: a brief history of land reclamation
Irish land reclamation was the war cry for the past 250 years, and I think we should mark its passing with a brief history.
3 January 2024 Farmer Writes
On test: Alpego stone burier showcases huge versatility
Alpego are growing in Ireland, and offered us the chance to get to grips with its latest heavy-duty IZ Inversa stone burier to showcase its versatility. Peter Thomas Keaveney put it through its paces.
20 December 2023 Farm machinery
Amazone extends folding disc harrow range with new Catros+ 03
With its new Catros+ 03-2 models, Amazone is now offering new folding mounted compact disc harrows in working widths of 4, 5, 6 and 7m.
6 December 2023 Farm machinery
Amazone AutoTill – for automated and autonomous cultivation
At a press event in Germany, Amazone showcased AutoTill, technology that automatically sets a cultivator based on pre-defined parameters and monitors and adjusts based on performance.
6 December 2023 Farm machinery