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Eco scheme requirements tightened
Noel Bardon
Farmers need to carry out two eco scheme options to claim payment under the scheme, unless the Department has clarified that an action will qualify as two options.
10 August 2022 Farm machinery
Combining reliability and performance with latest New Holland
After 17 trouble-free seasons with his previous New Holland CX8.60 combine, Mark Holohan decided to upgrade to the latest CX8.80 model for the 2021 season.
6 July 2022 News
Furlong to show the latest wares from Sands and Claydon
Furlong Equipment Services will showcase the latest Sands Infinity self-propelled sprayer and Claydon’s most recent Evolution drill.
GPS guidance equipment thefts rampant
A spate of planned and targeted tractor GPS equipment thefts have taken place across the country this spring.
1 June 2022 News
Help required for technology research survey
Improving the ability to research broad topics like technology would ultimately help the development of potentially useful digital tools in the future.
30 May 2022 Crops
Time to reassess fertiliser spreader setup
Gary Abbott and Peter Thomas Keaveney offer some advice worth considering to ensure your spreader continues to perform to its potential this summer.
25 May 2022 Farm machinery
GPS equipment stolen from Carlow contractor
This is another in a succession of planned and targeted thefts of GPS units.
25 May 2022 News
Krone introduces GPS-controlled auto bale deposit
Krone has released a new GPS auto feature of its BaleCollect bale accumulator to deposit bales automatically and at right angles along preset virtual lines.
25 May 2022 News
GPS units stolen from John Deere tractors in Carlow
The units were taken between Thursday 19 May and Saturday 21 May.
22 May 2022 News
Westmeath team’s yellow sludge machine
Spreading in excess of 8,000t of sludge annually, this year tillage farmer Paul Owens bought a used TerraGator 2104 self-propelled spreader over a trailed machine.
27 April 2022 Farm machinery
Two tractor GPS units stolen from farms
The incidents took place on two separate farms in counties Meath and Westmeath.
20 April 2022 News