farm machinery

Buying farm machinery: What should you look out for?

Buying farm machinery: What should you look out for?

With farm machinery becoming an increasingly important element in the business of farming today, particular care must be paid when...

August 11, 2021

Guide published to improve safety of tractor-trailer braking

Guide published to improve safety of tractor-trailer braking

An updated edition of the ‘Look Behind You’ guide to tractor-trailer braking has been published by the Agricultural Engineers Association...

November 13, 2020

European farm machinery industry outlook is ‘confident’

European farm machinery industry outlook is ‘confident’

CEMA – an umbrella body representing the agricultural machinery manufacturing industry across Europe – says that the “general business climate...

July 20, 2017

Revealed: The 5 causes of most machinery accidents on the road

Revealed: The 5 causes of most machinery accidents on the road

According to CEMA (European Agricultural Machinery Industry), a recent European study has found that more than four fifths (83%) of...

June 13, 2017

‘Intensive’ farm inspection campaign set to focus on tractors and farm machinery

‘Intensive’ farm inspection campaign set to focus on tractors and farm machinery

The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) is set to begin a ‘month-long, intensive’ farm inspection campaign on Tuesday, May 2,...

April 28, 2017

Amazone opens new €20m ‘state-of-the-art’ paint facility

Amazone opens new €20m ‘state-of-the-art’ paint facility

German machinery manufacturer Amazone – represented here in Ireland by Farmhand – has opened a new €20 million paint facility...

April 28, 2017

Tractors, machinery and plant set to draw the crowds to major auction

Tractors, machinery and plant set to draw the crowds to major auction

Tractors and farm machinery are expected to attract plenty of interest at an upcoming sale organised by Euro Auctions, at its...

April 20, 2017

Tackling the silage: Tip and ‘flick’ or use this push-off fork?

Tackling the silage: Tip and ‘flick’ or use this push-off fork?

Carlow-based machinery manufacturer – ProDig – has just released its newest development ahead of the 2017 silage season. On the back...

April 18, 2017

Pics: Growing tally of tractors and machinery booked in for major Portlaoise auction

Pics: Growing tally of tractors and machinery booked in for major Portlaoise auction

Hennessy Auctioneers is hosting its monthly farm and plant machinery auction on Saturday, April 22 in Portlaoise Mart at 11.30am. Several...

April 14, 2017

Pics: Cork man builds up 11,000-strong photo archive – mostly depicting machinery

Pics: Cork man builds up 11,000-strong photo archive – mostly depicting machinery

Cork man Shane Casey has built up a massive archive of striking photographs, most of which depict farm machinery at...

April 13, 2017

Almost 90% of new Irish tractors are now over 120hp

Almost 90% of new Irish tractors are now over 120hp

Sales of new tractors are on the rise. It has been reported that 190 new tractors were registered in the Republic of...

April 11, 2017

Prices: Monster on-site auction of UK farm machinery attracts Irish interest

Prices: Monster on-site auction of UK farm machinery attracts Irish interest

An on-site sale conducted by Cheffins (best known for its monthly Cambridge machinery auctions) in Lancashire, England last week saw over £1.6...

April 10, 2017

Protection system from newcomer SIP…results in a safer ‘snip’

Protection system from newcomer SIP…results in a safer ‘snip’

The latest batch of SIP mowers was recently launched onto the Irish market by its distributor Farmec Ireland. The machines,...

April 9, 2017

Keenan ‘vertical’ feeder gets first run-out in Northern Ireland

Keenan ‘vertical’ feeder gets first run-out in Northern Ireland

The new Keenan vertical feeder will not provide a MechFiber standard feed-mix, according to the company’s Irish Sales Manager Cathal...

April 9, 2017

Is this the ideal ‘no frills’ yard tractor for your farm?

Is this the ideal ‘no frills’ yard tractor for your farm?

Are you looking for a basic ‘jump-on-and-go’ tractor for yard-work? McCormick might just have the answer. Originally developed for other...

April 5, 2017

Could you win the tractor driving championship?

Could you win the tractor driving championship?

John Deere and Michelin are looking for Europe’s best tractor driver. The two companies are hosting the ‘European Drivers’ Championship’ in...

April 5, 2017

Calling all ‘green-blooded’ fanatics: Did this John Deere gearbox pass you by?

Calling all ‘green-blooded’ fanatics: Did this John Deere gearbox pass you by?

Something that got lost amidst the excitement surrounding updates to John Deere’s 6R Series tractors, quite some time ago, was an upgrade...

April 3, 2017

Details ‘unfold’ of Berthoud’s latest sprayers

Details ‘unfold’ of Berthoud’s latest sprayers

Berthoud – a French firm that is known to many Irish tillage farmers – has launched new mounted and trailed...

April 3, 2017