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Zero-waste slurry solution Co. Cork dairy operation

20 Oct , 2020  

West Cork dairy farmers Victor and Rita Jennings run a 160 pedigree Holstein Friesians herd. Their new 2300 Alpine tanker with Major trailing shoe applicator efficiently recycles their farm waste products back onto their 190 acres of grassland. Getting the most from their home farm acreage has been the prime goal for Victor and Rita […]

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New ORBIS 900 with 3.0 m transport width and automatic transport protection

20 Oct , 2020  

Ready for the 2021 season, CLAAS has renewed the top-of-the-range model in its line-up of ORBIS row-independent front attachments for the JAGUAR. Stand-out features include a transport width of only 3 metres and the new, automatically folding transport protection with integrated lighting. Fast folding, compact transport As with the ORBIS 750, the frame of the […]

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MF 7719 S, Machine of the Year 2019, moves up to the ‘NEXT’ level of straightforward and dependable performance

20 Oct , 2020  

Massey Ferguson, a worldwide brand of AGCO (NYSE:AGCO), is delighted to announce the launch of its high specification MF 7719 S ‘NEXT Edition’ tractor, following the success of the 4 models presented at Agritechnica 2019 (MF 5711 S Dyna-4, MF 5713 S Dyna-4, MF 7720 S Dyna-VT and MF 7726 S Dyna-VT). The exclusive NEXT […]

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Providing total dairy solutions

14 Oct , 2020  

McKnight Dairy Services in Convoy, Co Donegal offer clients total dairy solutions and sales, service and installation when it comes to milking equipment. Irish Tractor & Agri learned all about the business from director James McKnight recently.  These are busy times for McKnight Dairy Services in Co Donegal and the plan for James McKnight and Co in 2020 is to continue keeping up with the demand from clientele all over […]

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Shay Malone Horizon Plant marks 20 years

12 Oct , 2020  

Based in Ballyshane, Co Kilkenny, Shay Malone Horizon Plant Ltd offers its clients a full range of services when it comes to plant hire. Irish Tractor & Agri heard more from the man himself recently about the company which recently marked 20 years in business. These are busy times at Shay Malone Horizon Hire and […]

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Komatsu ‘Just the Cheese’ for award-winning Wicklow producer

9 Oct , 2020  

In what represents a significant investment in their business, Wicklow Farmhouse Cheese has acquired a new Komatsu WA100-8 wheel loader that company founder John Hempenstall says will be an ‘essential link in our production chain’. Proving to be ‘just the cheese’ for the award-winning cheese makers, the unit is fitted with interchangeable loading bucket, silage […]

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Ervine Plant Ltd – a name you can trust for quality machines

8 Oct , 2020  

Ervine Plant Ltd of Banbridge, Co Down specialises in the sales of excavators, telehandlers and all types of heavy plant and construction machinery. They boast a proven track record, which spans over 30 years, of selling to a wide range of industrial and agricultural companies. John Ervine and his team of seven employees pride themselves […]

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Millers of quality animal feed

7 Oct , 2020  

From their well-appointed bases in Inniskeen and Carrickmacross, County Monaghan, Dooleys Agricultural Ltd. provide farmers with the best animal feeds money can buy. We had a chat with general manager Joe Butler to find out more about one of Ireland’s premier agricultural merchants / millers, who have been delivering the goods big time for coming […]

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NRGE – the sustainability experts

5 Oct , 2020  

NRGE (Nutrient Recovery to Generate Electricity) are Agricultural, Environmental, Engineering & Planning Consultants based in Lattin Co Tipperary. Need guidance and expert advice when it comes to achieving low carbon and reduced costs systematically, in a way that is repeatable and changes your farm for the better and for good? Then pick up the phone […]

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Quality livestock at keen prices

2 Oct , 2020  

Since its inception five years ago, Leinster Livestock has established itself as a leading supplier of top quality calves, weanlings, store cattle and cows and calves at foot at the keenest prices. Managing director Martin Joyce explains more. Leinster Livestock sources livestock throughout Ireland and assembles them at its state-of-the-art, disease-free facility near Granard in Co. Longford before delivering them directly to your farm. […]