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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 […]

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John Deere updates self-propelled foragers for 2020

2 Dec , 2019  

John Deere’s 8000 and 9000 Series self-propelled forage harvesters have been updated with several new features for 2020, to provide customers with more comfort, lower operating costs and even more control and reliability. AHC (Active Header Control) extended with active lateral tilt float Pick-up and direct cut headers can be operated with maximum efficiency and […]

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Heavy-lift utility drone for agriculture

2 Dec , 2019  

John Deere and Volocopter have announced their cooperation on cargo drone technology and presented the first large drone adapted for agricultural use at Agritechnica 2019. A demonstrator model of the VoloDrone equipped with a John Deere crop sprayer, which is ready for its first field flight, was displayed in the Future Technology Zone. Featuring a […]

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Two young Irish agri companies win at Innovations Awards 2019

2 Dec , 2019  

Two of Ireland’s leading young agri-firms emerged as winners at The Irish Times Innovation Awards 2019. University of Limerick based FarmHedge won the IT and Fintech category for building a technology platform that enables farmers and agri-companies to engage in fast and personalised communication across the agriculture supply chain. Biotech company Auranta, a spin-out from […]

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Specialists in Egg Transportation

29 Nov , 2019  

Paul Murphy was reared in the poultry industry so diversifying into egg transportation was a natural progression for him. Today Paul Murphy Logistics operates a fleet of six vehicles and he counts Noble Foods among his list of satisfied clients. Noble Egg Innovations has grown over the last 50 years to become one of Britain’s […]

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Sampo-Rosenlew and Oakleaf Forestry continue to deliver new range of products

25 Nov , 2019  

Oakleaf Forestry held a demo of the Sampo Rosenlew HR46x specialist thinning harvester late last year and company MD Joe Litter admits that he is very encouraged  by the positive comments towards the machine. The Finnish headquartered company has been operating on the same plot at the heart of Pori for over 150 years. The […]

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Pride of the South

21 Nov , 2019  

Trees and hedges are a beautiful part of the Irish landscape, but like everything in nature they need care and attention, while for some their removal can provide a safer environment. Work in this area is a skillset that is developed overtime and it is a trade in itself carried out by companies who specialise […]

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‘Keeping an Eye on your Plantation’

15 Nov , 2019  

Set-up in 2002, Kestrel Forestry Consultants is one of Ireland’s leading forest consultancy firms. Irish Tractor & Agri learned all about the success Wexford-based business from its owner and founder Sean Lenihan. Business is booming right now at Kestrel Forestry Consultants down in Model County and the plan for Sean Lenihan is to keep things […]

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Gartross Farm – a progressive dairy and poultry enterprise

14 Nov , 2019  

The Culbertson family of Gartross Farm, Co Down are continuously looking at innovative ways to enhance the sustainability of their dairy farm. Gareth Culbertson, who runs the family enterprise with his father John, took time out of his busy schedule to highlight the progressive steps they have taken in recent times. Gareth Culbertson of Gartross […]

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John Cummins Tyres Ltd marks 20 years

8 Nov , 2019  

Celebrating 20 years in business, John Cummins Tyres Ltd in Co Kilkenny continues to provide its clients with an unbeatable tyre service. Irish Tractor & Agri caught up with the man behind it all to learn more. Since ‘Day One’, service and quality have been what John Cummins Tyres Ltd is all about. Operating from […]

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