3 September 2012
The rapidly expanding Bradfield Brewery, based at Watt House Farm at High Bradfield near the City of Sheffield in England, has taken delivery of a new Bobcat S185 skid-steer loader from Wakefield-based MTS Group, the Authorised Bobcat dealer for North, South and West Yorkshire.
New Machine Mart Catalogue
29 August 2012.
The new autumn/winter edition Mart Catalogue has over 6000 products including 700 price cuts and new products. The 464 page catalogue is the biggest yet, says the company, and is packed with thousands of great value products. Whether you work in trade or industry; in a garage or local authority; or just enjoy DIY there’s something for everyone. Visit www.machinemart.co.uk
25 August 2012.
Phil Voice, founder of the Landscape Juice Network, will be driving an Etesia H124 mower from Bergerac in France up to John o’ Groats in Scotland, to raise money for Perennial (Royal Gardeners’ Benevolent Society). Not only is he travelling through two different countries but, Phil will be racking up the mileage covering an enormous distance of over 1250 miles (2000km).
Ferguson event cancelled
15 August 2012.
The Harry Ferguson Homestead show August 18 has been cancelled due to poor condition and pre event poor weather forecast says Bill Forsythe.
The road run on Friday the 17th will still go ahead however
And starts from Ballykeel Baptist Church car park, Dromara Rd, Hillsboro at 7pm. Last year the successful event saw over 100 tractors touring a scenic route and driving past the Ferguson statue and memorial gardens.
8 August 2012.
G Marshall (Tractors) Ltd at St Boswells has been appointed as a service dealer in the Scottish Borders for McCormick tractors.
"We had another couple of offers for a new tractor franchise," says dealer principal George Marshall. "But after speaking to some of AgriArgo's existing dealers and placing test tractors with customers, we decided McCormick offered the best all-round package."
29 July 2012.
Quad-X, UK manufacturer based in Co Antrim, have spent the last few years liaising closely with a number of farmers and contractors to develop an innovative range of tractor machinery, to add to their extensive range of quad equipment. Among their range of land management machinery is their extensive range of mowers for pastures available in towed models for behind quads or UTVs and the mounted tractor models.
27 July 2012.
Massey Ferguson has given full backing to the National Farmers Union’s (NFU) high-profile campaign ‘Farming Delivers for Britain’. With its UK HQ based at Stoneleigh in Warwickshire, the farm machinery manufacturer is endorsing the campaign which aims to inform the public about the many ways in which farming contributes to the economy. This coincides with a major new NFU report which demonstrates that UK farming is growing strongly and is the foundation stone for Britain’s food and drink industry, now the UK’s fourth largest export sector. Farming delivered more than £8 billion to Britain’s economy in 2011 – an increase of 25% on the previous year.
23 July 2012.
Valtra has donated an A93 HiTech tractor to the Weiveld Agriculture School in South Africa. Weiveld is the largest agriculture school in South Africa with 600 students, but its fleet of tractors is decades old. The donation includes long-term service, training and spare parts support. Founded in 1994 after the end of apartheid, the school is free of charge to students.
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