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Livestock Farmer
Yes Ves 1500 with wide wheels and wide angle shaft.



Would worry me that much weight off to the side, but hope it goes well for you.

I wouldn't want it on anything smaller than the MX. The weight doesn't really concern me - it'll only be me driving plus its no different to a standard mower etc. I take things steady and won't be flat out across fields with it. But yes it is a fair lump

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HSENI names new farm safety champions

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Written by William Kellett from Agriland

The Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI) alongside the Farm Safety Partnership (FSP), has named new farm safety champions and commended the outstanding work on farm safety that has been carried out in the farming community in the last 20 years.

Two of these champions are Malcom Downey, retired principal inspector for the Agri/Food team in HSENI and Harry Sinclair, current chair of the Farm Safety Partnership and former president of the Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU).

Improving farm safety is the key aim of HSENI’s and the FSP’s work and...