Peter Thomas Keaveney and Gary Abbott put the Massey Ferguson four-cylinder 200hp 6718S up against it’s the six-cylinder 200hp counterpart, the 7718S.
Peter Thomas Keaveney caught up with Galway based dairy farmer, Darragh Ryder, to find out how his 2018 Weidemann 5080T has performed after clocking up 1,500 hours.
Last autumn, Waterford based beef finisher Paul Power made the move to a Strautmann diet feeder/straw blower two in one machine, the first Strautmann built one of its kind in Ireland. Peter Thomas Keaveney reports.
SIP grassland equipment was first introduced into Ireland in 2016. Earlier in the summer, Peter Thomas Keaveney tried out a front and rear mounted mower combination.
Gary Abbott travelled to Germany to take a look at the latest grassland equipment Krone have recently launched ahead of Agritechnica this November.
After being officially launched in July, Fendt chose their recently held ‘Field Days’ event in North county Dublin to debut the new 415hp 942 Vario tractor on Irish soil. Peter Thomas Keaveney reports.
Peter Thomas Keaveney visited Michael Kelly in Dunmore, Co Galway, who spent five years restoring a rare German-built 160hp Schluter tractor.
Last autumn, John Deere launched its highest horsepower forager to date, the 970hp 9900i. Peter Thomas Keaveney travelled to Armagh to catch up with a demonstration machine.
With a payload of a massive 36 tonnes, Carlow based trailer manufacturer, Smyths, have just built what is rumoured to be one of the largest purpose built silage trailers in Europe. Peter Thomas Keaveney caught a glimpse of the trailer.
The Irish Farmers Journal attended a Claas press event in France were the new generation Lexion range was launched. Gary Abbott reports.