2016 Fendt 722 with 1,700 hours sells for €118,000 at Kilkenny auction
Peter Thomas Keaveney
Last Wednesday, 4,500 people watched a Kilkenny-based online machinery auction where 41 lots were offered, with a 2016 Fendt 722 Profi Plus with just 1,700 hours, selling for €118,000.
24 April 2024 News
Krone Big Pack tops auction at €93,500
The highest price at Hennessy Auctioneers’ April machinery auction was followed by €90,000 plus VAT for a 2016 Fendt 828 Vario, writes Gary Abbott.
10 April 2024 Farmer Writes
Farmer Writes: old favourites and why big is not always beautiful
Gerald Potterton bought several tractors from Favourit Tractors until Fendt was acquired by AGCO.
Fendt top German brand image survey – DLG
An annual brand image survey on companies within the agricultural sector, carried out by the German Agricultural Society (DLG) found Fendt to have the best brand image within the machinery category.
3 April 2024 News
In pictures: 1985 Massey Ferguson 2725 sells for €48,544 plus VAT at auction
A Massey Ferguson 2725 with just 2,782 hours topped a recent classic tractor auction held by Cheffins, selling for €48,544 (£41,500) plus VAT and fees.
3 April 2024 News
Horsch sprayer combo great fit for rolling Donegal hills
Peter Thomas Keaveney caught up with potato and grain grower Jamie Rankin, to find out how his Horsch spraying outfit has performed after its first seasons working on mixed terrain in Co Donegal.
13 March 2024 Farm machinery
Protecting, insuring and recovering GPS systems - everything you need to know
Peter Thomas Keaveney speaks to manufacturers and suppliers of GPS guidance systems about insuring and protecting them, and what’s best to do if a unit has been stolen.
28 February 2024 Farm machinery
Fertiliser spreader investment paying dividends on Tipperary farm
Peter Thomas Keaveney travelled to meet Tipperary tillage farmer Michael Healy who runs both trailed and mounted high-end fertiliser spreaders for growing a mix of potatoes, beet and cereals.
7 February 2024 Farm machinery
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
Farmer Writes: in the market for a new tractor
I’m thinking of buying one new tractor and selling two, writes Gerald Potterton this week.
17 January 2024 Farmer Writes
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
2021 New Holland T6.180 scoops €75,000 plus VAT at midlands auction
A 2021 New Holland T6.180 fitted with an MX front loader and 2,490 hours on the clock topped Hennessy Auctioneers' November monthly machinery auction, selling for a €75,000 plus VAT and commission.
6 December 2023 News