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Roscommon man goes global with inventive farm machinery.

When David Doran established Acres Machinery in Co Roscommon in 2015, his plan was to combine his agricultural background and engineering skills to design equipment that could cut costs for farmers.


Irish Agri-Tech companies showcase innovative technologies at world's largest trade show.

Enterprise Ireland has partnered with several Irish agri-tech companies to exhibit their products at this year’s Agritechnica event in Hanover, Germany.


Agritechnica: weird and wonderful farm kit on show.

While robots and drones flooded the show and you couldn’t move more than 30ft without being assaulted by banners declaring the future of AgriTech and automation, there were a few modest stands with some pretty clever kit that’s ready to go right now.


iTarra, o trator robô da Irlanda.

O iTarra é mais um protótipo de “trator robô” apresentado na Agritechnica 2019. É um projeto da empresa Acres, da Irlanda. Segundo o site, a Acres é especializada em veículos para agricultura, construção civil, indústria e defesa. O nome vem da palavra tarracóir, trator em irlandês.


iTarra is Ierse multifunctionele robottrekker.

De iTarra is ontwikkeld door de Ierse uitvinder David Doran.


Video: The inside track on this Roscommon-designed driverless ‘tractor’.

At the recent Agritechnica show in Germany, AgriLand came upon a fascinating Irish-designed driverless ‘tractor’.

The machine is the brainchild of David Doran – a Roscommon man who heads up ‘Acres Machinery’. We were curious to find out more.


A common platform for all tools.

From the chassis to the autonomous carrier, several solutions are emerging to train agricultural electric tools.


Six Irish agritech companies have partnered with Enterprise Ireland to exhibit their products at this year’s Agritechnica event in Hanover, Germany.

Agritechnica is the world’s leading agricultural technology and engineering showcase, trade fair and forum for the future of plant production in the industry.

Solutions and trends are the focus of Agritechnica 2019, which is currently underway and will finish later this week.


Agritechnica 2019: dieselelektrische iTarra kan autonoom werken.

De iTarra-trekker met Cat-dieselmotor met generator is ontwikkeld en gebouwd door Acres, het bedrijf van ingenieur Davis Doran. De hybride rupstrekker moet zijn werk autonoom radiografisch, ook via een virtual reality bril, en autonoom gaan doen.


Agritechnica: Roscommon man's driverless smart tractor steals show in Germany

Branded as the world’s first multi-industry driverless smart tractor, the Roscommon designed iTarra tractor has attracted serious attention at Agritechnica this week. Peter Thomas Keaveney reports.


Irish driverless smart tractor attracts global attention at Agritechnica show

One of America’s largest equipment hire specialists is in discussions with a Co Roscommon company to secure an order for their next-generation smart tractor design.

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