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Martin Fox & Sons Construction Ltd marks 30 years

20 Nov , 2020  

Celebrating 30 years in business, Martin Fox & Sons Construction Ltd is going as strong as ever from its base outside of Castleblayney, Co Monaghan. Irish Tractor & Agri learned all about the family-run company from Managing Director, Martin Fox. Quality has always come first at Martin Fox & Sons Construction Ltd and there’s three […]

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A spring in their step

18 Nov , 2020  

Lusk has always been known as the epicentre for growing and harvesting crops as the coastal area’s land is ideal for this type of work. So, it is no great surprise to learn that the country largest spring onion farm is situated in the North Dublin area as Carroll Produce continue to supply their large […]

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The cattle experts

16 Nov , 2020  

Co Down based Moffett Livestock are a leading specialist in dairy imports and exports and supplied 3,500 cattle last year. The father and son team of Ray and Bradley Moffett have used their extensive knowledge and contact base to supply cattle to many farmers both in Ireland and the mainland U.K. Sourcing and supplying in-calf […]

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Bobby Doherty Agri Contracting take some beating

13 Nov , 2020  

Bobby Doherty Agri Contracting has been providing an exceptional service to a large client-base in Co. Donegal for over half a century. Based in Ramelton, which is about eight miles north of Letterkenny, the family-run business specialises in pit and baled silage, slurry spreading, septic tank cleaning and servicing, reseeding and low loader / dumper […]

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Taking Cahir of all your agricultural needs

11 Nov , 2020  

Based in the Golden Vale of Tipperary, Murphy Agri Products is a one-stop shop for all your agricultural needs. The family-run business prides itself on its extensive range of farm machinery, product knowledge and customer service. Representing leading agri brands such as Kuhn, Broughan Engineering and Keltec, Murphy Agri Products has gone from strength to […]

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Tipperary farmer reports improved soil health since Michelin switch

10 Nov , 2020  

A Tipperary farm has reported significant improvements to the health of its soil since moving its tractor fleet onto Michelin tyres. Coolcroo Farm, near Two-Mile Borris, now runs its four smaller tractors on a variety of different size Michelin XeoBib tyres, while its larger Fendt 828 is fitted with IF 710/70 R42 AxioBib on the […]

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B&D Sheds continue to lead the way

9 Nov , 2020  

From their base in Skibbereen in West Cork, B&D Sheds provide a full range of unrivalled agri building solutions, including new builds, extensions and repairs. We touched base with proprietor Bernard O’Donovan to get an update on this industry-leading operation. During the twelve years since its inception, B&D Sheds has established itself as one of […]

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John Deere Operations Centre becomes smarter and more compatible

6 Nov , 2020  

With the John Deere Operations Centre, farmers and contractors can manage their farm data anywhere at any time. The app is user-friendly and customers can be linked to their machines, fields and operators on their smartphone or farm computer. John Deere is constantly developing the Operations Centre, in particular to simplify its use and to […]

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Hard work pays off for Carlow contractor Damien Cullen

6 Nov , 2020  

Although he grew up far removed from farmyards in a housing estate in Hacketstown, Damien Cullen always had a great love of tractors and machinery. Twenty-one years ago, he purchased his first tractor and the Carlow man has never looked back. Today he oversees one of the busiest and most reliable agri contracting enterprises in […]

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The hygiene specialist

4 Nov , 2020  

Hygiene and keeping everything clean has never been more paramount as we are in the midst of a situation that the world has never experienced before. In farming, hygiene has always played a significant part of everyday life, especially in dairy where it is essential to ensure that all machinery used is kept germ free. […]