Two Cork-based agricultural tyre dealers – O’Hanlon’s Tyres in Millstreet and Rathcormac Tyres – have been appointed by Michelin to its Exelagri European dealer network. In Northern Ireland, JB Tyres of Magherafelt has also been appointed. Formed in 2004, the Exelagri network has grown to 770 certified outlets with the three Irish appointments forming part of a […]
Archives for February 2015
It was an excellent day for McCormick dealer Bryan Hoggarth Ltd at the Carnforth-based dealer’s Annual Show, with local farmers taking a great deal of interest in the big line up of latest McCormick models. Pictured are Bryan Hoggarth (centre) with Ray Spinks (right), sales director and general manager at McCormick distributor AgriArgo UK, and Chris […]
Landini sales, parts and service dealer J A Bloor Agricultural Services will fling open the doors of expanded and improved premises during an Open Day at Overton Farm, Hollington near Uttoxeter on Saturday, 14th March, 11am-5pm. Key suppliers and all staff will be on hand to guide visitors through the premises with its shop and […]
The new 4-metre grain only version of the Great Plains Centurion cultivator drill was on display for the first time at SIMA 2015. The new drill – the CDA400, which also boasts a new-look 3000-litre hopper design – is added to a growing Centurion range which includes the existing 6-metre CDA600 model and will be […]
The brand new Valtra T Series was selected the winner of the Machine of the Year award in the 180-280hp category at the SIMA Show 2015. Valtra launched the new T Series in Frankfurt in November last year. From the beginning it has proven to be a success story both among the dealers and customers. […]
Following the “Tractor of the Year” award at EIMA in Bologna last Autumn, the Case IH Magnum 380 CVX has won another award, the distinguished as “Machine of the Year 2015” at SIMA in Paris. “This double success makes us proud indeed: it rarely happens that one machine is awarded these two prizes in a […]
Michelin is to support the training of future agricultural engineers through a donation of €300,000, paid over three years, to support the creation of a farming machinery and agricultural technology programme at France’s La Salle Beauvais Polytechnic Institute. The LaSalle Institute trains 350 agronomy engineers each year. The farming machinery programme is a new specialisation, […]
Two CLAAS machines won awards for “Machine of the Year 2015” at the SIMA trade fair in Paris yesterday. In the “Combine harvester” category the new TUCANO won the jury over and in the “Mower” category the DISCO 9200 with its new MAX CUT cutterbar received its coveted award.
The new series is a “lightweight” compared to conventional power harrows and offers two versions – the LION 103 and the LION 103 CLASSIC. The CLASSIC version is available with working widths of 2.50 m with 8 rotors and 3 m with 10 or 12 rotors. The LION 103 features a working width of 3 […]
Massey Ferguson is to extend its MF 9000 series telehandler range with the introduction of the new MF 9305 Xtra. The MF 9305 Xtra uses proven technology to offer farmers the ideal mid-size machine with a more compact option for buildings with restricted access.
AMIA Ltd have announced that the successful North Wales agricultural machinery dealer Arfon Roberts a’i Gwmni Cyf have joined their distribution network. They will be supplying the Tubeline Bale Boss range of high quality bale processing machines for telehandlers and interestingly, skid steers. Alan Dennis, MD of AMIA said “We are thrilled to be working […]
JCB is fitting Michelin’s new BibLoad Hard Surface tyres as original equipment across its extensive range of loadalls, telehandlers and backhoe loaders. Before signing the deal, JCB asked a number of its customers to test the tyres in real-world situations, to ensure they were up to the job. The trials demonstrated the suitability of this […]
The 55th Doe Show, held on 3-5 February at Ulting, near Maldon, Essex continued to draw in the crowds hungry to see new agricultural machinery for the first time. Top of the list were the powerful new CR10.90 combine from New Holland and the innovative Case IH Magnum 380 CVX Rowtrac. Graham Parker, Sales Director […]
Two new test-benches costing 6.5 million euros have been installed at the CLAAS Testing and Validation Centre in Trangé, France, making it one of the most modern and capable facilities in the European agricultural machinery sector. CLAAS Tractor gave the international trade press a unique look behind the scenes at its Research & Development department […]
FarmGEM have announced that the well-respected Serbian agricultural machinery dealer Agrostadt DOO have joined their distribution network. They will be supplying the FarmGEM range of high quality crop sprayers to farmers throughout Serbia. Dusan Pavlovic, Machinery Director for Agrostadt DOO said “The FarmGEM range of crop sprayers offers our farmers high quality, strong and reliable […]
New Holland presented the new “C Generation” compact wheel loaders at the SIMA 2015 agricultural equipment exhibition in Paris. The manufacturer claims the new series sets new standards of productivity, versatility, comfort, all with low cost of operation. The four model line-up, ranging from the 4.9 ton W50C to the 6.5 ton W80C, delivers consistently […]
New Holland launches today its new website, which has been entirely redesigned to offer intuitive and fast navigation allowing visitors to access detailed information on the brand, its products and its services quickly and efficiently. The new website is going live today in France, the UK and Italy, and will be rolled out in the […]
Sharmans Agricultural Ltd have successfully secured the JCB Agriculture franchise for their Melton Mowbray and Pytchley depots. Scott Barclay, Sharmans Managing Director, signed the official dealer agreement which is effective from 2nd April 2015.