Machinery

Kramer eliminates attachment woes for hydraulic hoses

Kramer eliminates attachment woes for hydraulic hoses

When changing the bucket or other implement on a loader, one of the chores is climbing from the cab to...

May 17, 2022

Machinery Focus: Goodyear finds alternative to oil-based rubber

Machinery Focus: Goodyear finds alternative to oil-based rubber

Tyres are made of rubber and rubber comes from trees, and so it might be thought that they are one...

May 14, 2022

AGCO ransomware attack casts shadow over cybersecurity

AGCO ransomware attack casts shadow over cybersecurity

Last week AGCO released a rather short statement noting that it had suffered a ransomware attack on May 5, 2022...

May 10, 2022

Michelin’s self-propelled sprayer tyres work down to 10psi

Michelin’s self-propelled sprayer tyres work down to 10psi

Self-propelled sprayers are still an important segment of the machinery market and they will require tyres specifically designed for their...

May 9, 2022

Machinery Focus: Bi Som Trac – the top tandem tractor from France

Machinery Focus: Bi Som Trac – the top tandem tractor from France

The Bi Som Trac is hardly as well known as the Doe Triple-D from Essex, but this French built machine...

May 7, 2022

Happy thoughts from John Deere in first-quarter round up

Happy thoughts from John Deere in first-quarter round up

All the major machinery manufacturers, including John Deere, have presented their results for the first quarter of 2022 and given...

May 6, 2022

Massey and Ford to feature at classic tractor sale

Massey and Ford to feature at classic tractor sale

Over 60 classic tractors will be offered for sale by Cheffins in Devon later this month as they take the...

May 5, 2022

CNHi hit by strike action as it reports strong growth

CNHi hit by strike action as it reports strong growth

Following on from last year’s strike action at John Deere, which resulted in a 10% pay increase, workers at Case...

May 4, 2022

6t lift from JCB’s flagship farm loader

6t lift from JCB’s flagship farm loader

JCB has launched a new 20t flagship farm loader which has 6t payload and a new drive line for improved...

May 4, 2022

JCB launches new iCON control and interface system

JCB launches new iCON control and interface system

Always keen to keep up, JCB has just launched what it describes as its “all-new electronics infrastructure” which offers a...

May 3, 2022

Claas to drop its Cargos range of forage wagons

Claas to drop its Cargos range of forage wagons

In a move that will come as little surprise to those following the market for forage wagons, a major manufacturer...

May 3, 2022

Over 70 tractors in latest Wilsons Bord na Móna auction

Over 70 tractors in latest Wilsons Bord na Móna auction

Wilsons will be auctioning over 70 tractors amongst 200 lots of surplus equipment to be disposed of at Bord na...

May 2, 2022

Machinery Focus: Clover-rich swards usher in the belt rake

Machinery Focus: Clover-rich swards usher in the belt rake

Silage production in Ireland has always centred on grass, but should other plant species, such as clover, be more regularly...

April 30, 2022

Dual wheels to make a comeback?

Dual wheels to make a comeback?

Dual wheels were, at one time, all the rage with tillage farmers, as the appreciation grew that the increasing weight...

April 29, 2022

40-year-old tractor sells for record £214,000 price tag

40-year-old tractor sells for record £214,000 price tag

Fine tractors, beautifully restored, are rapidly gaining some favour as investment vehicles as much as they are agricultural ones. This...

April 29, 2022

First showing for flagship JCB handler at Scotgrass 2022

First showing for flagship JCB handler at Scotgrass 2022

JCB has reserved the first outing of its latest telescopic handler, the TM420S, for Scotgrass which is to be held...

April 27, 2022

John Deere to hold GUSS a little closer

John Deere to hold GUSS a little closer

John Deere is ever keen to acquire expertise in automation, either by acquisition or cooperation, and its latest joint venture...

April 27, 2022

Watch: Farmland – machinery prices and farm costs

Watch: Farmland – machinery prices and farm costs

The latest episode of Farmland, which shines a light on how the current inflation and input crises are affecting two key areas...

April 26, 2022