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Three farmers fined for misuse of green diesel
Barry Murphy
The latest tax defaulters list sees five farmers hit for the misuse of green diesel, failure to hold a current oil licence and failure to declare income tax.
30 November 2022 News
Green diesel prices drop by up to 30c/l in three weeks
A reduced demand in China coupled with a strengthening of the euro against the dollar has seen green diesel prices drop by as much as 30c/l in three weeks, write Peter Thomas Keaveney Gary Abbott.
30 November 2022 News
JCB brings competition to the compact telescopic loader market
JCB has added the 514-40 to its Loadall range, its smallest telescopic handler manufactured to date with a height of just 1.8m and width of 1.56m.
Finish pocket-rocket ticks boxes for midlands milk man
Offaly dairy farmer Micheal Ryan bought his first new tractor 18 months ago, which was also one of the first new Valtra G Series sold in Ireland. Peter Thomas Keaveney visited him to find out more.
30 November 2022 Farm machinery
Min-till planting makes immediate impact on monitor farm
AHDB monitor farmer Alastair Craig has seen lower fuel use and improved crop establishment in his winter cereal enterprise near Limavady, Co Derry.
23 November 2022 Northern Ireland
Over 100l of diesel stolen from tractor in Donegal
The theft took place overnight in a field where potatoes were being harvested.
22 November 2022 News
AGCO unveils new engine to run on future fuels
AGCO has announced a new engine that can run on recycled and potentially green fuels.
16 November 2022 News
SIMA 22: Weidemann takes wraps off electric T4512e diesel replica
Weidemann has just unveiled an electric version of its popular T4512 compact telehandler.
9 November 2022 Farm machinery
SIMA 2022: Kramer refreshes KT side-boom models
Kramer KT models now feature updated styling, while a new sleeker bonnet has been fitted to models fitted with the 3.6l Deutz engine for improved visibility.
9 November 2022 News
Farmer Writes: cometh the hour cometh the man
You shouldn’t be too sentimental when you’re on a scrap clean out, writes Gerald Potterton.
9 November 2022 News
New forestry premiums should 'encourage farmers' to plant
Donal Magner gauges the reaction of the forestry sector to the new Forestry Programme.
9 November 2022 Forestry
Luxembourg native with fleet of forestry kit in Roscommon
Peter Thomas Keaveney travelled to Boyle in Co Roscommon to catch up with Luxembourg native Fred Jaeger who is involved in forestry reclamation and producing kindling timber.
2 November 2022 Farm machinery