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Compact 300hp Valtra fills the gap in Wexford
Gary Abbott
Gary Abbott caught up with Michael Cloney Agri to find out why Valtra has been the tractor brand of choice for almost 29 years and how the latest Q series fills a long awaited gap within the fleet.
17 April 2024 Contracting
Thirty-three years of Lely Welger balers in the west
After 33 years of running Lely Welger round balers, the Grealis family upgraded to a Massey Ferguson RB 3130F Protec combination baler wrapper in 2021. Gary Abbott finds out how the move has been.
17 April 2024 News
AGCO and Trimble collab to launch PTx Trimble platform
Trimble’s precision agriculture business and AGCO’s JCA Technologies have combined to form PTx Trimble, a brand offering factory fit and retrofit precision technology solutions for all equipment makes
Contractor profile: southern England contractor staying focused on silage
One Sussex contracting family focused on foraging is waiting to see what impact this spring’s weather will have on its 2024 workload, reports Martin Rickatson.
20 March 2024 Farm machinery
Protecting, insuring and recovering GPS systems - everything you need to know
Peter Thomas Keaveney speaks to manufacturers and suppliers of GPS guidance systems about insuring and protecting them, and what’s best to do if a unit has been stolen.
28 February 2024 Farm machinery
AGCO reports 13.9% turnover increase for 2023
AGCO, the parent company of Fendt, Valtra and Massey Ferguson, has reported that in 2023 it witnessed record net sales of $14.4bn for the year, 13.9% of an increase compared with 2022.
8 February 2024 News
John Deere tops tractor sales in Ireland and UK
John Deere was the most popular brand of tractor sold in the Republic of Ireland and the UK in 2022, while Massey Ferguson claimed the second spot and New Holland came third in the Republic.
24 January 2024 News
2023 rewind: some of the biggest machinery launches from this year
2023 was a year packed with new product launches here at home and abroad. Gary Abbott looks back on some of the more prominent machines unveiled over the past 12 months.
31 December 2023 Farm machinery