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Light Up the Night returns for 2022

2 Dec , 2022  

After two years of a Covid 19 forced break, Light up the Night is delighted to be back on the road, lighting up the highways and byways of North Kilkenny and beyond on New Year’s Eve.  Since its inception in 2016 Light up the Night North Kilkenny truck and tractor run has grown year on […]

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The new 5ML Tractor Series from John Deere 

1 Dec , 2022  

With the new 5ML Series, which includes the flagship 5130ML, John Deere introduces its most intelligent and powerful narrow tractors for use in high-value crops to date. The 5ML tractors can be equipped with a comprehensive John Deere technology package for precision farming and deliver a maximum output of 134 hp. Smart – Precision farming […]

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Bringing waders back from the brink

28 Nov , 2022  

The RSPB in Northern Ireland pivoted away from costly flail mowers towards the Major Cyclone to control rushes and willow scrub areas at Lough Beg National Nature Reserve. The use of Cyclone mowers around the reserve are improving land conditions, thereby increasing flora and fauna populations while reducing operating costs and carbon emissions. Lough Beg […]

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New functions for JAGUAR forage harvesters from CLAAS

28 Nov , 2022  

The 2023 model year will see the JAGUAR 900 and JAGUAR 900 TERRA TRAC forage harvesters from CLAAS benefit from an optimised PICK UP drive while the JAGUAR 840 is updated with a more powerful engine. In addition, the CEMIS 1200 terminal with the new GPS PILOT becomes available for all models. PICK UP intake […]

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Exceptional bale handling equipment from JM Agri Design

24 Nov , 2022  

Established in 2015 by Joseph Moynihan, JM Agri Design designs, develops and manufactures its own unique range of agricultural equipment. The Tralee-based company is synonymous with the TR bale handler range which is designed and manufactured in-house and sold nationwide as well as in the UK and Germany. From humble beginnings, JM Agri Design has […]

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Agri contracting is in-grained in Edward Delahunty 

22 Nov , 2022  

Noel Delaney Agri Services Ltd has been carrying out all types of agricultural contract work since 1975. Based in Kilmanagh, Co. Kilkenny, the company is fronted by Edward Delahunty who is also a grain and dairy farmer, and is chairman of the Kilkenny IFA Grain Committee.  There’s never a dull moment for Edward who is […]

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HSA launches nationwide farm inspection campaign to focus on farmer health and wellbeing

21 Nov , 2022  

The HSA will commence a weeklong farm inspection campaign on Monday 21 November focusing on farmer health and wellbeing. Research consistently finds that farmers in particular and those working on the land suffer greater work related health issues than those working in many other sectors. Musculoskeletal injury, cardiovascular disease, hearing loss, particular skin cancers, workplace […]

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The Wickham way 

17 Nov , 2022  

Wickham Agri Contracts has been providing an exceptional contracting service to farmers within a 20-mile radius of its Clonroche, Co. Wexford base for the past 38 years.  Aidan Wickham was only 17 when he started the business which has become one of the leading agri contractors in the South-East. His services include pit and baled […]

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Specialists in timber harvesting and extraction 

15 Nov , 2022  

Operating out of Mountrath, Co Laois, Brophy Timber Services Ltd is a company which specialises in timber harvesting and extraction. Irish Tractor Plant & Agri touched base with its Managing Director Damien Brophy to hear more about the business, some of the new machinery it has added and its hopes overall going forward. Brophy Timber […]

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Express Tyre Centre leads the way

10 Nov , 2022  

Express Tyre Centre is one of Munster’s leading tyre depot, providing the following services to the haulage, earthmoving, agri and car sectors: 24/7 callout, fast puncture repairs, vulcanising repairs, rims and rim refurbishment, puncture proofing, solid tyres and solid filling. Based on the Ringaskiddy Road in Monkstown, Co. Cork and providing nationwide coverage, Express Tyre […]