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John Deere 6830s sell for up to €38,745 at Bord na Móna auction
Peter Thomas Keaveney
Twenty-two John Deere 6830s ranging from 2010 to 2012 were sold at Bord na Mona’s most recent auction, with prices ranging from €18,750 up to €30,000 plus VAT and commission.
23 November 2022 Agri toys
Toy review: Farming Simulator 2022
William and Andrew Woods review the Farming Simulator Xbox game.
23 November 2022 Feature
IFJ Junior: ‘Don’t squeeze the udder too hard and you’ll be grand’
At the age of 11, Alan Fitzpatrick from Co Clare is already an able milker. He talks to Anne O’Donoghue about his favourite jobs and favourite time of year on the farm.
Factory tour: Massey building up to 96 tractors daily in Beauvais
Gary Abbott and Peter Thomas Keaveney visited the Massey Ferguson tractor factory at Beauvais in France, which has a capacity to build up to 96 tractors per day and 23,000 transmissions per year.
16 November 2022 Tractors
Fendt relocates forage wagon production
The Fendt Tigo forage wagon range is now being produced at former Welger factory in Wolfenbüttel near Brunswick in Germany.
26 October 2022 News
Three brands account for 53% of all Irish-owned tractors
Peter Thomas Keaveney takes a look at Department of Transport figures which show the number of tractors taxed and the most popular tractor brand in each county.
26 October 2022 News
2006 John Deere 6320 sells for €28,800 at midlands auction
Among the highlights from the Hennessy Auctioneers August sale was a 2006 John Deere 6320 SE with 6,500 hours on the clock and front loader which sold for €28,800.
31 August 2022 News
Top lot sells for €22,252 at Cheffins Harrogate farm machinery sale
Last week, Cheffins hosted its annual Harrogate Vintage Sale of over 900 lots, grossing over £500,000 (€593,077). Top price on the day was £18,760 (€22,252).
25 August 2022 News
Massey Ferguson updates Activa combines
Massey has updated its Activa combine range with power upgrades as well as additional features and a complete new 260hp Activa 7344 flagship model.
3 August 2022 News
Mammoth tractor auction to take place in Tyrone
Mid Ulster Auctions is set to host a timed online stock reduction auction on behalf of well-known machinery dealer Trillick Tractors, comprising over 250 lots, starting Thursday and ending 8 August.
3 August 2022 News