Fuelling a better future

10 Jan , 2020  

From their processing facility near Mohill in Co. Leitrim, McCauley Wood Fuels produce dried WFQA (Wood Fuel Quality Assured) certified wood fuels for the North-West and Midlands of Ireland. Last year, the family-run business processed enough wood biomass to heat the equivalent of 1,285 homes for a whole year, which is more than 10% of […]


60 years and counting … Ballymahon Mart has a big birthday coming up

8 Jan , 2020  

In April of 2020, Ballymahon Mart (Longford) will celebrate the milestone of 60 years trading. Mart Manager John O’Hanlon reflects on the changes that have occurred down through the years and their plans to keep pace with an ever-changing and challenging trading environment. Longford/Westmeath Farmers’ Mart Ltd is commonly known as Ballymahon Mart and is […]


New tyre warranty will help farmers go the distance

7 Jan , 2020  

Continental has announced it will support its agricultural tyres with a new warranty. The warranty will cover farmers in the unlikely event of a materials or manufacturing failure and also offers some reassurance against stubble damage and field hazards. In a statement pledging reliability, Continental is offering warranties of up to ten years on all […]


Michelin tractor tyres clocking up the hours for RM Simpson

6 Jan , 2020  

Agricultural contractor RM Simpson is to fit Michelin XeoBib tyres across all its tractors having been impressed by the longevity of the product. The Bradford-based farming company specified VF 710/60 R38 and VF 600/60 R28 Michelin XeoBib tyres as original equipment on its John Deere 6930 in 2009. The first set completed 9,500 hours before […]


Lunney for Massey

6 Jan , 2020  

Lunney Tractors Ltd is a leading supplier of Massey Ferguson tractors and agri equipment based in Newtowngore, Co. Leitrim. The family-run business also stocks a large range of new and used tractors and farm machinery, and is an agent for several other well-known brands. Lunney Tractors has been a main dealer for Massey Ferguson tractors […]


Award success for Ballygalda Farms

20 Dec , 2019  

Ballygalda Farms beat off stiff competition to take home the Weanling/Store to beef production award at the Origin Green Farmer Awards at the end of last year. Irish Tractor & Agri heard all about the success from the farmer owner himself, David Auchmuty. These are busy times for Ballygalda Farms and farm owner David Auchmuty, […]


No job too big, no town too far

18 Dec , 2019  

Based in Co Donegal, Maurice Montgomery Agri Contracts has managed quite a quick rise in the short space of seven years by offering all aspects of agricultural contracting. Irish Tractor & Agri found out all about it from the man himself. These are busy times for Maurice Montgomery Agri Contracts & Montgomery Plant Hire Ltd […]


The DeLaval dealers

17 Dec , 2019  

Serving dairy farmers since 2008, Alfatech is an authorised DeLaval dealer for Meath and Dublin. The company is run by Kevin Rogers and Peter Brennan who have a wealth of experience in the milking systems sector. DeLaval is a world leader in the dairy farming industry, providing integrated milking solutions designed to improve dairy farmers’ […]


McKee Engineering trailers are built to last

16 Dec , 2019  

McKee Engineering’s first 18 months in business has surpassed all expectations as orders for their standard and bespoke trailers come in from far and wide. Based in Coalisland, Co. Tyrone, McKee Engineering design, engineer and manufacture trailers to the highest quality. While low loaders and dump trailers are their core business, they also manufacture general […]


New Holland wins three ASABE AE50 innovation awards for 2020

9 Dec , 2019  

The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) has named three of New Holland Agriculture’s innovations as winners of 2020 AE50 awards: the SideWinderÔ Ultra armrest, the Ground Speed Management II transmission control, and the auxiliary 4th tank product leveler for the P-Series air carts. The prestigious awards recognize the products ranked highest in […]