Machinery

Six-cylinder Zetor to be unveiled at Ploughing Championships

Six-cylinder Zetor to be unveiled at Ploughing Championships

The forthcoming National Ploughing Championships this September will see the new Zetor Crystal being unveiled with its six-cylinder engine. This...

July 5, 2015

10 tips to ensure your tyres are in tip-top shape before harvest

10 tips to ensure your tyres are in tip-top shape before harvest

Leaving machinery checks until the last minute before doing a job on the farm can result in unexpected machine downtime,...

June 27, 2015

Silage video: Gobbling grass from a height

Silage video: Gobbling grass from a height

Drone video maker extradionaire Paul Brennan has another amazing silage video. This time, his latest silage video ‘Silage Men – 50...

June 22, 2015

McHale Plant Sales wins Zetor’s ‘Best in Europe’ award

McHale Plant Sales wins Zetor’s ‘Best in Europe’ award

McHale Plant Sales has won the Zetor ‘Best in Europe’ award for dealer development. The award was also in recognition...

June 20, 2015

US exports of agricultural equipment to Europe fall by 35%

US exports of agricultural equipment to Europe fall by 35%

Exports of US-made agricultural equipment to Europe fell 34.7% in the first quarter of 2015 in comparison to 2014, the...

June 10, 2015

McHale to resume normal business ‘as soon as possible’ following fire

McHale to resume normal business ‘as soon as possible’ following fire

The McHale manufacturing plant in Ballinrobe, Mayo, is hoping to resume normal business as soon as possible, the company says,...

June 5, 2015

Joskin launches limited edition miniature tanker

Joskin launches limited edition miniature tanker

Joskin has launched a limited edition miniature of the first tanker the company ever produced. The company says that 1984...

May 30, 2015

Video: The mini John Deere you wish you had as a child

Video: The mini John Deere you wish you had as a child

Did you have a toy tractor as a child? Was it motorised or pedal-powered? Whether it was loading grass, dumping grass...

May 27, 2015

Michelin launches new telehandler tyre suitable for farmers

Michelin launches new telehandler tyre suitable for farmers

The tyre manufacturer Michelin has introduced a new tyre as part of its Bibload Hard Surface tyres range which was unveiled...

May 16, 2015

Tractor cut in two after it was hit by a train but the driver survives

Tractor cut in two after it was hit by a train but the driver survives

A tractor driver in the UK had a lucky escape after his tractor was hit by a train at a...

May 15, 2015

Do you want to own a record-breaking Massey Ferguson tractor?

Do you want to own a record-breaking Massey Ferguson tractor?

Massey Ferguson is launching a special edition of its MF 5600 Tractor Series based on the iconic MF 5610 Tractor which accomplished...

May 7, 2015

Licence to drive: US farmers may find John Deere still own (part of) the tractor

Licence to drive: US farmers may find John Deere still own (part of) the tractor

A proposal by John Deere in the US could see the machinery manufacturer retaining still owning part of the machines....

May 5, 2015

Video: John Deere vs Fendt, who’s got the power?

Video: John Deere vs Fendt, who’s got the power?

Have you ever wondered which has more power; a John Deere or a Fendt? Well wonder no more because these...

April 22, 2015

John Deere to unveil new trailed sprayer

John Deere to unveil new trailed sprayer

John Deere will be unveiling its new high specification 4,400L capacity trailed sprayer at Cereals 2015, the UK show. John...

April 14, 2015

Video: Rally champion sets record for worlds fastest tractor

Video: Rally champion sets record for worlds fastest tractor

Valtra and Nokian Tyres have set a new Guinness world record for the fastest tractor after speeds of 130.165km/h were...

April 8, 2015

JCB secures deal to supply 100 machines worth £5m

JCB secures deal to supply 100 machines worth £5m

JCB, the machinery manufacturing specialists, has secured a £5m deal for more than 100 new JCB Loadall telescopic handlers from B&T...

April 4, 2015

Scrappage scheme for old machinery and damaged PTOs proposed

Scrappage scheme for old machinery and damaged PTOs proposed

A scrappage scheme to remove old machinery or damaged PTO covers from farms has been proposed by farming organisations to...

March 23, 2015

European tillage farmers are buying less machinery (But still spending billions)

European tillage farmers are buying less machinery (But still spending billions)

In line with the overall trend observed for agricultural machinery in Europe, sales of soil working, sowing, fertilising and plant...

March 21, 2015