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Kildare haylage producer get ‘lift’ from latest Merlo model

12 May , 2022  

Haylage, as top horse breeders and animal owners know, is a nutritional animal feedstuff produced by combining hay and silage under scientifically-managed control and in carefully managed amounts. Leading producers in the sector are Robinson Farms of Maynooth, a family-run business for three generations now under the management of father and son team, Peter and […]

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Michelin launches new Agri Sprayer tyres

5 May , 2022  

Michelin has introduced a new low-pressure tyre range designed specifically for self-propelled sprayers – the MICHELIN SprayBib CFO (Cyclical Field Operation). Replacing its predecessor, the MICHELIN SprayBib, the new range offers improvements and benefits for farmers and contractors in three key areas: Productivity Increased load capacities of up to 14 per cent at cyclic field […]

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Optimising fertiliser applications central to Origin Fertilisers’ LAMMA debut

3 May , 2022  

Origin Fertilisers will make its debut at LAMMA 2022 showcasing the advice and support it offers to farmers and growers to help them make the best use of any fertiliser, which is of utmost importance this year due to increasing input costs. Central to Origin’s stand 11.200 in Hall 11 will be its portfolio of […]

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Wilson Machinery can’t be beaten on service

3 May , 2022  

Located in Ballinamore, County Leitrim, Wilson Machinery has quickly earned a stellar reputation far and wide for supplying exceptional new and second-hand farm equipment backed up by unbeatable aftersales service. We touched base with owner Richard Wilson to get an update on the steady growth and ever-increasing popularity of the business. Though only eight years […]

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200 Lots of agricultural machinery from Bord na Móna’s Derrygreenagh site go under the hammer on May 14

28 Apr , 2022  

Managed and hosted by Wilsons Auctions Dublin, the first Lot will go under the hammer at 10am on Saturday 14th May. Presented with live online bidding, registered bidders will be able to livestream the auction and bid online with a virtual auction experience.  Over 70 tractors will feature in the large volume of surplus stock […]

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Smyths Daleside Feeds – Market Leaders in Animal Nutrition Since 1865

28 Apr , 2022  

A recent recruit to the Fane Valley Co-operative Society stable, Smyths Daleside Feeds is one of the most modern feed mills in the country serving an extensive customer base across the northern half of Ireland. The company’s motto is: “Evolution, Expansion, Excellence”. Based in Ballindrait, Lifford, Co. Donegal, Smyths Daleside Feeds manufactures high quality animal […]

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The Volvo loader specialist

26 Apr , 2022  

Cathal Cogan Trading has been supplying quality machines to the construction, agricultural and waste disposal industries since opening its doors in Moone, Co. Kildare in January 2017. The dealer specialises in Volvo loaders which can be supplied new or second hand. Loaders – also known as wheel loaders or loading shovels – are very much […]

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Unwashed for an honest leaf

21 Apr , 2022  

The recently-rebranded McCormack Family Farms in Dunsany, Co. Meath is looking to the future with renewed optimism after bouncing back from the effects of Covid-19. Having suffered a 40% loss in business in 2020 after restaurants were ordered to close due to the pandemic, Ireland’s largest commercial grower of baby leaf salads, microgreens and herbs […]

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Family and service matter most to Dorman Brothers

19 Apr , 2022  

Established on the outskirts of Dungannon, County Tyrone in 2002, Dorman Brothers provide a wide range of services to the agricultural community predominantly, including agri contracting, groundworks / site works and haulage. We interrupted Damian Dorman’s busy schedule to get an insight into this exceptional, customer-focussed family-run business, which he fronts alongside his brother Cathal. […]

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Westend Agri – the strongest link in the supply chain

7 Apr , 2022  

WestendAgri supply a range of feed ingredients, additives and merchant products into the agricultural sector within both Ireland and the UK. Irish Tractor caught up with two of their team – Managing Director, Dermot Hughes and Commercial Manager (Ireland), James White. WestendAgri supply an effective route to market, understanding every stage of the supply chain […]