Farm machinery

The latest farm machinery news and developments from the Irish Farmers Journal. Keep up to date with reports, reviews, prices and videos of new and vintage farm machinery, motors and more.

Machinery
Watch: world’s largest forage harvester sits centre stage at Ploughing
Gary Abbott
Gary Abbott spoke with Declan Smyth of Farmhand, Ireland's Krone importer, to get an overview of the world’s largest forage harvester, the Krone Big X 1180.
 
 
FarmDroid solar-powered robot makes Irish debut
Recently appointed FarmDrioid Irish distributor, IAM Agricultural Machinery, showcased the world’s first fully automatic robot that can take care of both sowing and weed control.
Dual-purpose rake and tedder designer picks up award
Mayo engineer Michael Clarke picked up the Young Innovation of the Year accolade this week for his 20ft dual purpose rake and tedder.
McCormick debut new 155hp four pot X6.4
McCormick showcased its new X6.4 range of tractors for the first time in Ireland this week.
Ploughing highlights: Tow and Fert liquid foliar spray machines
Primarily designed as liquid foliar spray machines, Tow and Fert can also mix, suspend and apply micro-fine particulate and biological fertilisers while suspended in liquid.
Twenty years of Twose trimmers in the southeast
Gary Abbott speaks with Kilkenny contractor Tom Butler to find out why he’s been running Twose hedge cutters since the early 2000s.
Kverneland is key for young Derry contractor
Starting out on hire last year baling a mix of straw and grass, Gary Abbott caught up with Andrew Cochrane who invested in Kverneland’s latest 6500F fixed chamber baler to hear how it performed.
In pictures: return of the working days
On Sunday 5 June, the Border Counties Vintage Grassmen group returned to the fields for its annual charity silage cutting event outside Ardee, Co Louth.
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Are you Ireland’s best new entrant farm business?
The annual Teagasc NEWBIE new entrant to agriculture competition aims to highlight the innovation and entrepreneurialism in the agriculture sector.
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Watch: moving towards a more responsible approach to parasite control
Pre-housing protection from post-housing welfare issues with Norbrook.
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Small businesses in Ireland will have a chance to promote themselves at the Ploughing
The National Ploughing Championships, which run from 20 to 22 September in Ratheniska, will feature the Local Enterprise Village, designed for small businesses to gain new customers and grow their enterprise.
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Win a year of agri fuel or two years of home heating at Ploughing 22!
If you’re in attendance at the Ploughing Championships this week, visit the Certa stand at Row 13 Stand 222, where you can enter our excellent competitions to win either of the following prizes
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