Amazone introduces new flagship ZA-TS 5000 mounted spreader
Peter Thomas Keaveney
Amazone has extended its mounted spreader product range with the new 5,000l ZA-TS 5000.
6 December 2023 Farm machinery
Amazone unveils new combi ZG-TX lime and fertiliser spreader
At a press event in Germany, Amazone presented its new trailed ZG-TX spreader, which is designed for combined fertiliser and lime spreading.
22 November 2023 News
Smart Top Link from Valtra
Valtra has developed a Smart Top Link for use with fertiliser spreaders, which adjusts in real-time based on sensor readings so that the spreader angle remains constant, regardless of weight onboard.
Land-stored farmyard manure can remain unspread over winter
Ordinarily, farmyard manure cannot be stored on land over the closed winter period.
28 October 2023 News
The Grass Week: grazing targets, lime scheme extension and farm yard manure
Despite earlier indications that ground conditions might improve, drying over the Bank Holiday weekend is set to be very poor.
28 October 2023 Grass & feeding
Denmark – the biomethane pioneers
Denmark has become a world leader in biomethane production. Stephen Robb recently paid a visit to a Danish anaerobic digestion plant to gain an insight into how the system works in practice.
18 October 2023 News
Spreading deadline extended to March for liming scheme
The lime will need to be spread by 31 March 2024 and Department checks will ensure that lime claimed for is delivered and spread.
6 October 2023 News
Slurry, nitrates and tillage top the bill at first IFA debates
Well over 200 people packed into the function room in the Castle Hotel in Macroom on Monday night for the first hustings of this year’s IFA elections.
4 October 2023 News
Further slurry extension sought as rain gives no opportunity to spread - ICSA
It is not sensible to spread slurry when ground is waterlogged and heavy rain is forecast, ICSA president Dermot Kelleher argued.
29 September 2023 News
Relentless rain counteracts slurry extension
Farmers have been unable to spread slurry and make use of the seven-day extension due to the relentless rain over the last week.
27 September 2023 News
Offside slurry spreading
A farmer was spotted spreading slurry just a few yards away from spectators at a club football match in Cork last weekend.
27 September 2023 News
One-week extension granted for spreading slurry
Minister McConalogue confirmed on Thursday that farmers will have an extra week to spread slurry than had been previously permitted.
21 September 2023 Letters