John Deere retains top spot in Ireland and UK
Peter Thomas Keaveney
John Deere was the most popular brand of tractor sold in the Republic of Ireland and the UK in 2021, while New Holland came out on top in Northern Ireland. Peter Thomas Keaveney and Gary Abbot report.
30 November 2022 Farm machinery
Finish pocket-rocket ticks boxes for midlands milk man
Offaly dairy farmer Micheal Ryan bought his first new tractor 18 months ago, which was also one of the first new Valtra G Series sold in Ireland. Peter Thomas Keaveney visited him to find out more.
23 November 2022 Tractors
Watch: Ford 8340 earning its keep in Carlow
Gary Abbott looks at the evolution of the Ford New Holland 40 series and speaks with contractor, farmer and machinery enthusiast Jeremy O’Toole to find out more about his immaculate Ford 8340.
Over 100l of diesel stolen from tractor in Donegal
The theft took place overnight in a field where potatoes were being harvested.
22 November 2022 News
SIMA 2022: Valtra showcases new Q Series
Valtra displayed its new Q Series at SIMA, with the five-model range spanning 230hp to 305hp, which sees the manufacturer complete its fifth generation range of tractors.
17 November 2022 News
New smart camera system from Valtra
To mark the 10-year anniversary of its Unlimited studio, Valtra has added a new smart camera system called VIEW to improve both visibility and safety while approaching junctions.
3 November 2022 News
Forestry-spec Valtras fit the bill for Cork contractor
Gary Abbott spoke with Noel Kelleher to find out more about his tree and site clearance business and why Valtra tractors play an important role in the day-to-day operations.
2 November 2022 Contracting
Double win for Ireland at World Ploughing Contest
Ireland took home both the conventional and reversible world ploughing titles at the World Ploughing Content this week.
23 September 2022 News