Michelin introduces new tyre size for agri sprayers
Peter Thomas Keaveney
Following the launch of the Michelin SprayBib CFO (Cyclical Field Operation) in 2022, a new dimension has now been added to the range, namely the Michelin SprayBib CFO VF 710/60 R46.
1 March 2023 Farm machinery
Five top tips for buying a used ATV
Gary Abbott and Peter Thomas Keaveney outline five points of consideration before buying a used ATV.
22 February 2023 News
New handling and tech kit from Claas
From loaders to terminals to central tyre inflation systems, Claas is continuing to update its broad range of equipment. Peter Thomas Keaveney travelled to Germany to find out more.
VF/IF tyres: are they worth the money?
With more tyre manufacturers offering VF and IF marked tyres at considerable premiums to standard tyres, Dermot Forristal looks at whether or not the additional costs can be justified.
25 January 2023 Farm machinery
More traction and less compaction with central tyre inflation
The use of central tyre inflation systems (CTIS) is gaining more and more traction. Peter Thomas Keaveney speaks to tillage farmer Barry White who has been running a CTIS system on a Fendt since 2020.
25 January 2023 Farm machinery
3,000 tyres dumped in Meath woodland
The private owner of the land is facing costs estimated at €7,000 to remove the illegally dumped tyres.
18 January 2023 News
Farmers on mobile phones account for over 70% of tractor penalty points
Almost 900 farmers have committed driving offences and received penalty points while driving a tractor over the last three years.
4 January 2023 News
Agromek 2022: Technopol Yukon liquid fertiliser applicator
Ukrainian manufacturer Technopol showcased its Yukon liquid fertiliser applicator which places liquid fertiliser directly under the crop’s rooting system.
7 December 2022 Farm machinery
'I am able to drive it by myself'
Enzo Keane reviewed the John Deere Gator for IFJ Junior.
23 November 2022 Agri toys
Watch: Ford 8340 earning its keep in Carlow
Gary Abbott looks at the evolution of the Ford New Holland 40 series and speaks with contractor, farmer and machinery enthusiast Jeremy O’Toole to find out more about his immaculate Ford 8340.
23 November 2022 Tractors
Kubota launches entry-level compact tractor
Kubota has introduced the 24hp four-wheel-drive EK1-261 to its compact tractor portfolio.
16 November 2022 News
New Holland unveils new T7.300 LWB at SIMA
New Holland have responded to the to the gap in the market for a lightweight 250-300hp tractor tractor with its new T7.300 LWB which was launched at SIMA last week.
16 November 2022 News