JANUARY 2020 www.irishfarmersmonthly.com Machinery for the rear hitch, hydraulics and PTO. Up to seven mechanically and electronically-controlled hydraulic remote valves are available, together with a ‘Power Beyond’ port delivering up to 110 litres/min. The Case IH range of Puma tractors (140-240hp) has also undergone a makeover for 2020, with a new design for all models, as well as additional features for improved operator comfort on the Puma 185-240hp models. All Pumas are now powered by 6.7 litre FPT industrial sixcylinder engines that meet Stage V emissions regulations, with Hi-eSCR technology. Meanwhile, the new Magnum AFS Connect range, also available in 2020, marks the 7th generation of this machine and the beginning of technology transfer from the Magnum-derived Autonomous Concept Vehicle built by Case IH some years ago. Revealed at Agritechnica in November 2019, all models feature an extensively revised cab, with a new full-length door and optional keyless entry. The new Magnum is also fitted with Case IH AFS Connect telematics, which remotely and securely transfer data regarding field operations, fleet information, agronomic data and more - all in real time - to a customer portal. This portal provides a single point of access for analysing telematic data and aids future decision-making. Furthermore, Case IH have announced a number of intercompany agreements designed to simplify connectivity in mixed brand fleets. Case IH updates for 2020 The first Vestrum units have now arrived in Ireland, bringing continual variable transmission technology to a smaller tractor. The new Vestrum model from Case IH is a compact, highly versatile 100-130hp CVT tractor, and fits into the Case IH range between the 100-120hp Luxxum models and 115-145hp Maxxum tractors. Transmission operation is electronically-controlled for fast, smooth, speed progression, with double clutch technology for seamless shifting between the two mechanical ranges; ensuring full tractive power across the whole speed range. Active Hold Control prevents movement on hills and at junctions and Active Ride Control is included in the standard specification, together with external controls SLURRY MANAGEMENT SPECIALISTS • Fully integrated chassis and tank for a longer working life • Weight Sensing Sprung Drawbar System for operator comfort • Collared Dish-ends for increased overall strength • Patented ‘Double Trap System’ for maximum pump protection • From 1300g to 6000g (Standard, Recess, Tandem and Tridem) OVER N E RY R M M The NEW Abbey versatile Multi Arm ROI SALES: MICHAEL KINSELLA +353 (0)86 854 0365 NI SALES: DAVID O’MALLEY +44 (0)73 931 16850 IN G M AC HI IN G M A C H www.abbeymachinery.com @AbbeyMachinery @AbbeyMachinery IN E RY A OF F Abbey Machinery Ltd. Clonalea, Toomevara, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary, Ireland.Telephone : 00353 67 26677 | Fax : 00353 67 26778 |info@abbeymachinery.com O F FA R 71