Machinery

Monster machinery: Tribine combine with 27t chaser bin

Monster machinery: Tribine combine with 27t chaser bin

US company Tribine has announced that its articulated combine with a 27t chaser bin is to go into production. Newton...

July 26, 2015

Farmer facing fine – for smoking in his tractor cab

Farmer facing fine – for smoking in his tractor cab

A Co. Antrim farmer could be facing a fine of up to £1,000 after he was found smoking in his...

July 21, 2015

RSA – Top tips on towing trailers

RSA – Top tips on towing trailers

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) will soon publish guidelines on towing trailers safely. Here are their top tips. The trailers...

July 20, 2015

Eight-year-old tractor for sale with 20% tread left in original Michelin tyres

Eight-year-old tractor for sale with 20% tread left in original Michelin tyres

An eight-year-old New Holland tractor for sale in the UK is still fitted with its original Michelin tyres which have,...

July 19, 2015

New Merlo range to be unveiled at Ploughing Championships

New Merlo range to be unveiled at Ploughing Championships

The new Merlo Medium Duty Turbofarmer range is to be unveiled at the 2015 National Ploughing Championships in September. The...

July 19, 2015

John Deere appoints new Branch Customer Support Manager

John Deere appoints new Branch Customer Support Manager

Bob Holt has been appointed Branch Customer Support Manager for the UK and Ireland at John Deere Limited. Holt replaces...

July 18, 2015

Some people think a 12-year-old driving a tractor is crazy – and they’re right

Some people think a 12-year-old driving a tractor is crazy – and they’re right

When non-farming people hear of a 13-year-old driving a tractor on a public road, they find it crazy that such...

July 15, 2015

Tractor and trailer lighting – know the rules

Tractor and trailer lighting – know the rules

Revised lighting regulations will come into effect from January 1, 2016 with respect to all vehicles, according to the Road...

July 15, 2015

JCB celebrates 70 years with a giant maize maze

JCB celebrates 70 years with a giant maize maze

JCB has created a giant 10-acre maize maze in the UK to celebrate its 70th anniversary. The maze, at the National...

July 14, 2015

76% of farmers started driving tractors before leaving primary school

76% of farmers started driving tractors before leaving primary school

Some 76% of farmers drove a tractor for the first time before they were 12 years old, according to an...

July 14, 2015

Warning issued after 13-year-old found driving tractor on public road

Warning issued after 13-year-old found driving tractor on public road

Both a father and son have been reported to the Public Prosecution Service in Northern Ireland after the 13-year-old boy was...

July 13, 2015

Tractor and trailer braking – Are you road legal?

Tractor and trailer braking – Are you road legal?

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has highlighted its revised tractor and trailer braking requirements which will come into effect in...

July 13, 2015

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