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Krone showcase wares in Kildare
Gary Abbott
Last week, Farmhand held a Krone demonstration day at UCD Lyons Farm in Co Kildare as part of a dealer training event. Gary Abbott travelled to see some of the latest Krone kit in action.
Mow, bale, wrap, repeat: Kildare contractors keep it square
The large majority of wrapped bales you see around the country are of the round variety, but one Kildare contractor has bucked the trend, writes Alistair Chambers.
20 April 2022 News
Kuhn uncovers 13m trailed mower combination
Kuhn has recently announced its new FC 13460 RA conditioner mower combination with swath groupers. Working width is variable from 12.4m to 13.4m.
John Deere 6170M scoops €70,000 at contractor retirement auction
A Tipperary contractors’ tidy fleet of machinery was in hot demand at a retirement dispersal auction held on Monday last, with a 2017 John Deere 6170M making €70,000 plus VAT and commission.
23 March 2022 Farm machinery
Retiring Tipperary contractor fleet set to go under the hammer
A Tipperary contractors’ tidy fleet of machinery will be up for grabs at an online retirement dispersal auction on Monday 21 March from 7.30pm.
15 March 2022 News
Malone aims to shake off the competition with new trailed tedder
Malone Farm Machinery is set to launch a new trailed tedder, a new mounted conditioner mower and two new centre-pivot plain mowers at the Lamma show on 11 January.
5 January 2022 Farm machinery
From the Tramlines: wet winter weather sets in
Stephen Robb talks to growers from counties Wexford, Down and Kerry where wet weather has made fieldwork a challenge
3 November 2021 Crops
Claas reveals new side-mounted mower
Claas has added a new 4.2m-wide, rear-mounted, flagship mower to its Disco range, namely the 4400 Contour.
13 October 2021 News
Watch: Kilkenny-built zero-grazer comes out on top for Cork farmer
Peter Thomas Keaveney caught up with the Crowley family near Ballineen in southwest Cork who give their verdict on a Feed All Engineering Grass Grazer, two years on from taking delivery.
22 September 2021 Farm machinery
Claas unveils next-generation twin rotor rakes
With seven models and working widths spanning from 6.2 to 10m, Claas has taken the wraps off its updated twin rotor Liner rakes.
15 September 2021 News
Fendt updates mower and rake ranges
Fendt has introduced its latest generation Slicer mowers, changes include weight reductions and a new design with greater options than before. The four-rotor Former rakes now has a hydraulic chassis.
12 August 2021 News
25 years of the Krone Big M
Krone introduced its first ever Big M self-propelled mower with 300hp 25 years ago this year. Gary Abbott looks at its evolution since.
9 June 2021 News