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Tractors

They come is all colours, makes and sizes but this week we talk to a number of owner-operators to get their impression of why they bought a particular brand of tractor.
By Michael Collins on 23 November 2017
Do farmers own too much machinery? One safety training manager believes that the more machinery you have, the more likely you are to have a farm accident and that there should be mandatory training.
By Amy Forde on 18 November 2017
Michael Collins, machinery editor with the Irish Farmers Journal, spoke to Christoph Wigger, who is John Deere’s vice president of sales and marketing in Europe, CIS and MENA, at Agritechnia 2017
By Michael Collins on 16 November 2017
On Tuesday last, the Cabinet approved changes to legislation, which will allow gardaí to seize cars driven by learner drivers on their own.
By Amy Forde on 10 November 2017
UK tractor registartions year to date have fallen. Michael Collins reports on the reasoning behind the drop.
By Michael Collins on 09 November 2017
Irish Farmers Journal nightly news: fixed milk price and cluster theft
Have you missed out on any of the top stories today? Catch up with the top five stories from www.farmersjournal.ie today, 2 November 2017.
By Thomas Hubert on 02 November 2017
Tractor sales are still down year-on-year but are showing signs of stability according to new figures.
By Michael Collins on 12 October 2017
The Road Safety Authority is drawing up the detail of incoming tractor road worthiness tests.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 21 September 2017
Two tractors and low loader used in attempt to steal boat from pier
On Tuesday last, up to nine people with two tractors and a low loader attempted to steal a boat at Annaghdown Pier in Galway, but were foiled by the owner.
By Amy Forde on 27 July 2017
Five things farmers should be aware of when driving on the road this summer
"Farmers should be aware of traffic building up behind them and keep left where possible to allow other vehicles pass safely."
By Amy Forde on 24 July 2017
Man dies in Co Sligo tractor crash
Gardaí have reported a fatal road accident involving a tractor this Saturday.
By Thomas Hubert on 08 July 2017
Ford centenary event planned for August
A vintage farming, machinery and motoring show will mark 100 years of Ford's Irish operation next month on Henry Ford’s ancestral farm in west Cork.
By Thomas Hubert on 03 July 2017
Compare all the tractors available on the Irish market using our handy table.
By Farmers Journal on 10 June 2017
With ever-increasing input costs, accuracy is key to profitability. Alistair Chambers goes through the process of fitting after-market auto-steer.
By Alistair Chambers on 10 June 2017
Alistair Chambers compares a spotless Ford TW 25 and a modern New Holland T6 180.
By Alistair Chambers on 11 June 2017
Tractor safety – take the time or pay the price
Peter Thomas Keaveney offers readers some tips and advice when it comes to operating your tractor safely during this busy period on farms.
By Peter Keaveney on 08 June 2017
The range-topping John Deere 8400R will make its first appearance on these islands at Cereals this month.
By Alistair Chambers on 08 June 2017
While the famous western The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, starring Clint Eastwood, was a classic loved by all, nothing divides the agricultural world more than The Red, the Green and the Blue.
By Barry Cassidy on 11 June 2017
For the past four years, Deutz Fahr has been saying the range-topper was on the way. It looks like 2018 will be the year.
By Alistair Chambers on 08 June 2017
15 tractors that would make it at inter-county football level
If you could line 15 tractors on a football pitch to play in the All-Ireland, who would you choose?
By Farmers Journal on 03 June 2017
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