Machinery

Red diesel to be hot topic at new LAMMA ‘speaker zone’

Red diesel to be hot topic at new LAMMA ‘speaker zone’

Two speaker zones have been added to LAMMA 2022, where visitors will be able to drop in for updates on...

April 4, 2022

Machinery Focus: Birth of the Massey Ferguson 100 series

Machinery Focus: Birth of the Massey Ferguson 100 series

There is a general agreement that the Harry Ferguson tractors of the post-war era were the most influential tractors ever...

April 3, 2022

Steyr to celebrate 75 years in 2022

Steyr to celebrate 75 years in 2022

The story of Steyr goes all the way back to 1865 with the establishment of a gun factory near Steyr...

March 29, 2022

Machinery Focus: Mushrooms and fast horses – the growing technology gap

Machinery Focus: Mushrooms and fast horses – the growing technology gap

Machinery manufacturers, especially the larger ones, are highly adept at filling journalists inboxes with press releases promising all sorts of...

March 26, 2022

John Deere gives a little amid ‘right to repair’ battle

John Deere gives a little amid ‘right to repair’ battle

With at least four lawsuits pending, John Deere appears to be giving a little in the right to repair battle...

March 25, 2022

High work rate from Kuhn’s 12m cultivator

High work rate from Kuhn’s 12m cultivator

If a high work rate from a 600hp tractor and stubble cultivator is at the top of your list of...

March 25, 2022

Pottinger extends range of Terrasem seed drills

Pottinger extends range of Terrasem seed drills

The well established range of trailed Terrasam seed drills from Pottinger has just been extended by the addition of two...

March 19, 2022

Machinery Focus: Sweden – a land of saints and Volvos

Machinery Focus: Sweden – a land of saints and Volvos

Saints are very much in the mind in terms of Ireland’s patron saint, but it is worth remembering another fellow...

March 17, 2022

Krone and Lemken partner up to enter tractor market

Krone and Lemken partner up to enter tractor market

Without any great fanfare the two German companies of Krone and Lemken have quietly announced they have jointly ventured into...

March 16, 2022

Variable chamber balers get a performance boost from New Holland

Variable chamber balers get a performance boost from New Holland

Variable chamber balers have something of a reputation for not being able to cope with Irish conditions, although that perception...

March 11, 2022

John Deere suspends shipments to Russia

John Deere suspends shipments to Russia

John Deere has suspended its shipments of machinery to Russia amid the country’s ongoing conflict with Ukraine. In a statement,...

March 10, 2022

John Deere first out of the gate with electric PTO

John Deere first out of the gate with electric PTO

Manufacturers of implements have long wanted to replace belts and shafts with electric motors powered from a socket on the...

March 4, 2022

Shorter chopping with latest Pottinger Jumbo

Shorter chopping with latest Pottinger Jumbo

Chopping forage into shorter lengths is generally considered a good thing, certainly when it comes to promoting a quick fermentation...

March 4, 2022

Lemken invests £15m in mechanical weed control

Lemken invests £15m in mechanical weed control

The progress of digitalisation continues apace and is rapidly leaking beyond the boundaries of tractors and the control of operations...

February 23, 2022

The expanding role of the mini digger

The expanding role of the mini digger

Given the popularity, modest cost and availability of the mini digger, it is no surprise that it is now finding...

February 10, 2022

Kohler backs synthetic fuel production from biomass

Kohler backs synthetic fuel production from biomass

Despite the constant talk that the future of all vehicles is electric, there is an emerging alternative narrative which centres...

February 9, 2022

Bord na Móna cosmetic herb processing equipment up for auction

Bord na Móna cosmetic herb processing equipment up for auction

Wilsons Auctions has been appointed by Bord na Móna to sell a complete herb processing installation which has been little...

February 8, 2022

Machinery Focus: Video –  Kuhn’s answer to complete diet feeding

Machinery Focus: Video – Kuhn’s answer to complete diet feeding

With the onset of the spring calving season dairy farms are busy places with not only the rush of young...

February 5, 2022