Gallery: Vintage Porsche and Ferguson tractors for sale
A number of vintage tractors are up for sale this week at Mealy's winter auction
A number of vintage tractors are up for sale this week at Mealy's winter auction
Claas is enhancing its Jaguar 980 and 970 self-propelled harvester models. From 2017 key new equipment features will include a continuously variable front attachment...
John Deere is launching two new top of the range six-cylinder tractor models rated at 230 and 250hp (97/68 EC), designed to meet the needs of contractors and arable farmers.
Meet SwagBot – the latest in agricultural robots that could soon be giving a helping hand to farmers.
It might be November but the baling season isn't over everywhere just yet.
The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has urged Farmers to ‘switch off’ their work lamps before taking to the road this winter.
See the Irishmen involved in the US harvest this Thursday on Ear to the Ground
Case IH recently gave the farm machinery world a glimpse of what the future tractor could look like
A new top of the range 400hp tractor with Stage IV engine will complete the line-up of John Deere's 8R Series high horsepower tractors from 2017.
A completely new Massey Ferguson tractor in the important smaller-to- medium horsepower range - the MF 5700 Global Series - is set to make its Irish debut early next year at the FTMTA Farm Machinery Show at Punchestown in February.
A working group of the Farm Safety Partnership Advisory Committee, is currently considering the establishment of a mandatory safety test system for tractors.
An investigation is underway in North Leitrim after a spate of farm machinery thefts in recent days which appear to be targeting Massey Ferguson tractors.
The Forager X10 bale unroller, designed and manufactured by Blaney Agri in Co Antrim is the result of nine years' intensive product development. Blaney have a long history of making these machines, and the bale unroller has evolved over the years to incorporate a...
It's been a testing few years for the machinery trade and in particular tractor sales. As the British pound continues its post-Brexit slide, increasing numbers of Irish buyers are travelling north in search of tractor deals.
D&S Machinery Ltd has just launched the McCormick X7.650 with 160hp maximum power. This is a new six-cylinder tractor which joins the McCormick X7 Pro Drive series and brings a long wheelbase, tough cast chassis and smooth-running engine further down the power scale.
The largest agricultural auction in Europe, Cheffins, saw the highest grossing sale of second-hand machinery last week with sales totalling £3.5m at its sale ground in Sutton, Cambridgeshire. This is a lift in sales of over £1m compared to November last year.
This tractor from Case IH has just been awarded the title of 'Tractor of the Year' for 2017.
Did you ever consider hiring out a trailer? Did you know that it was even an option? Wexford man John Stafford is making it his mission to let farmers all over the country know about his new business.
Ciarán Dunne of Perfect-32 Farm Models launched his latest creation at the Kilkenny model toy show over the weekend; a 1:32 scale model of Irish manufacturer, Armer Salmon's twin row belt-lift beet harvester.
Latest statistics from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) show imports of tractors up a significant 13% in this year.
Farmhand were in touch recently to tell us about a handy little gadget they are now selling that could make life easier (and cleaner) for farmers faced with a winter of feeding round bales.
We recently caught up with Alfie Byrne Agricultural Contracting as they took advantage of the good weather to harvest maize for Pat Kinsella near Marshalstown, Co Wexford. Mr Byrne, based near Bunclody, offers a wide range of agricultural contracting services to his customers in...
Budget 2017 reduced the rate of capital gains tax (CGT) to 10pc on disposal of assets under the Entrepreneur Relief scheme.
Fendt is launching a five-model range of combines and a range of large square balers to partner its new combine harvesters to the UK and Irish market.
A plough worth €20,000 has been reported stolen from a field in Co. Louth.
Despite relatively strong economic headwinds such as weak commodity prices, unfavourable exchange rates and political uncertainties, John Deere remains optimistic about the company's progress in its core businesses.
John Deere is launching a new series of compact tractors this autumn, designed to meet the requirements of small and medium-sized tillage, dairy and livestock farms.
The Farm Tractor & Machinery Trade Association (FTMTA) has called on the Minister for Agriculture to ensure that the proposed Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme II (TAMS II) Tillage Scheme is opened for applications as soon as possible.
Tyre experts Michelin were in touch this week to advise farmers and contractors about five key winter tips for tyre checks:
With the pound and the euro values coming closer to parity these days due to the threat of Brexit, there should be solid opportunity for southern farmers to get some bargains across the border in the North.
The old reliable Massey 135 is still as popular as ever among the farming community, which is evidenced by their continued presence in farm yards around the country.
Winter is fast approaching and now is the time to get the diet feeder set up for a busy few months ahead. Take a look over your machine before winter feeding starts in earnest.
Farmers have used the last couple of weeks to get through a backlog of autumn planting work and there is still quite a bit going on.
A County Down tractor dealership is enjoying a major boost in trade and has increased its customer base thanks to the British electorate's decision to vote for Brexit.
It appears that combined grain and fertiliser drills are making something of a comeback these days, but they haven't always been popular.
The impressive growth in sales of Claas tractors within Ireland was reflected at the recent UK and Ireland annual Claas dealer meeting, where the two main tractor dealer excellence 2016 awards both went to Irish Claas dealers.
Did you ever notice how we leave many of the smaller items on the farm such as trailers languishing in a lonely corner of the yard until they are urgently needed?
There was only one place to be last week and, by all accounts, the dust is only settling on the 85th National Ploughing Championships in Screggan, Tullamore.
Amidst the hustle and bustle of the Ploughing, it's easy to become complacent with so much new metal on display. For a truly new idea or concept, there will always be a buzz around the stand.
It won't have an official stand at the Ploughing, but John Deere has lined up an alternative event this weekend for Deere fans looking to get their fill of tractors and machinery.
Two new ranges of high quality sheargrabs developed and produced by SlurryKat have entered the market in time for the winter feeding period.
As a direct result of customer demand for a film binding system on a standalone baler, McHale has developed a new fully automatic fixed chamber baler, the F5600 Plus.
Pride of place at the Claas stand at this year's Ploughing goes to the Quadrant 5200 large square baler, which is being exhibited for the first time in Ireland. Other recent additions to the Claas range that will be on display include the latest specification Arion 400 tractor, the new Atos range of livestock tractors and from the mower range a Disco 3600C.
Connacht Agri are big supporters of the National Ploughing Championships each year, and 2016 will be no different. Seamus Hession of Connacht Agri was in touch to let us know about a range of new products that can be seen for the first time on the firms stand this week (block 1 row 11 stand no 258).
The McAree team will be displaying their full range of meal silos and tote bins in Tullamore this week.
The new Twose TP 6750T hedge cutter is a heavy duty unit with 6.75 meters of reach, telescopic outer arm, parallel arm linkage and fully independent hydraulic system with high power cast iron pumps and motors.
In what is sure to be a big attraction at the Ploughing, Lely will once again host a live robotic milking exhibition over the three-day event.
Preparations are at fever pitch for the 2016 National Ploughing Championships. At this stage the site infrastructure in Tullamore is complete and stand layouts are being finalised. Much of the heavy machinery gear will move onsite over the coming days in...
The driverless tractor is a concept that has been talked about for years.
Zetor, Merlo and Komatsu distributor, McHale Plant Sales of Birdhill and Rathcoole, will be promoting the diverse, one-stop nature of their product offering on their stand at the forthcoming National Ploughing Championships.
One of the first farmers in Northern Ireland to embark on the zero grazing system for dairy cows is still cutting fresh grass to feed his housed herd almost 17 years later.
The National Ploughing Championships is fast approaching and one company is particularly excited about this year's show.
You know the deal, it's 3pm on a Friday evening and Murphy's Law is about to strike again. A contractor calls up in a panic, having just realised that he's got badly damaged helical flights on the unloading auger that lifts the grain from the bottom of the grain tank.
Some 20 years since the Lexion combine was first introduced, Claas has led the way in the development and use of advanced technology to help users maintain high outputs and cost efficiency.