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Mazzotti self-propelled sprayers to make Irish debut on John Deere stand
Peter Thomas Keaveney
Highlights on the John Deere stand will include its new 9600 self-propelled forage harvester, recently launched 6R Series tractor and the latest Mazzotti self-propelled sprayer.
6 July 2022 News
New transmission option for Bateman
F Jenkinson Ltd will exhibit the latest Bateman RB35 with all-new E-Drive transmission.
22 June 2022 Farm machinery
Amazone UF 02 hits the spot for Tyrone tillage farmer
Gary Abbott visited William Russell of Riverview Farms in Tyrone to find out how the farm’s Amazone UF 2002 and FT 1502 mounted sprayer combination is performing having sprayed over 9,000 acres.
Bracken spray re-approved for 2022 season
Approval for the 2022 season was confirmed on Tuesday and the herbicide can be applied from 1 July to 12 September.
22 June 2022 Northern Ireland
CNH acquires sprayer boom business
Case New Holland has recently announced the acquisition of North American sprayer boom manufacturer Specialty Enterprises LLC
2 June 2022 News
Beef Management: Controlling Docks, BDGP and silage safety
In this week's beef management notes, beef editor Adam Woods takes a look at contolling docks in grassland, BDGP stock bull requirements and safety at silage time
25 May 2022 Management
Corteva investigating sprayer issues
Corteva Agriscience is investigating issues with sprayers, but has stated that it is confident in the safety of its products when used according to label instructions.
24 May 2022 News
Is your sprayer in check and up to spec?
Gary Abbott met with Gavin Weldon of sprayer specialists Wel-Tech to get his advice when it comes to sprayer maintenance and what to consider before applying liquid fertilisers.
6 April 2022 Farm machinery
30% shorter chop for new Pöttinger Jumbo 8000
Pöttinger has introduced a new chop system to its Jumbo 8000 forage wagons capable of chopping 30% shorter than before. A theoretical chop length of 25mm can now be achieved.
3 March 2022 News
Fendt to stop building trailed sprayers
Fendt will cease production of Rogator trailed sprayers this year largely as result of looming EU regulation to reduce the usage of plant protection products.
2 March 2022 News
GPS options for fertiliser spreaders: keeping on track on a budget
Given the rising fertiliser costs, many farmers are looking at GPS guidance as a way to improve accuracy and efficiency in the field. We outline some of the entry level options available on the market
9 February 2022 Farm machinery
Home-designed sprayer for applying liquid fertiliser
Peter Thomas Keaveney visited Tom Butler and contractor Eoghan Byrne in Tipperary to look at N-xt Fertiliser’s home designed sprayer for applying liquid fertiliser.
9 February 2022 Farm machinery