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Trailed sprayers offer sensible investment

3 Apr , 2020  

Fendt is advocating trailed sprayers as a sensible investment for farmers looking to invest in new technology without committing to a self-propelled machine. “Our new range of Rogator trailed sprayers give farmers the technology, stability and capacity of a self-propelled machine whilst making best use of existing tractor capacity,” says James Wallington, sprayer specialist at […]

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National fire risk warning in place, Coillte urges public to remain at home as per Covid-19 guidelines

3 Apr , 2020  

Coillte is reminding members of the public that the Government Covid-19 related restrictions are still in place and that members of the public should stay at home or within 2 kilometers of their home. This is especially important as, due to the prolonged spell of dry weather, there is an increased risk of fire around […]

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Grant Thornton comments on NI agriculture stats as incomes fall

31 Mar , 2020  

Grant Thornton has commented on the Statistical Review of Northern Ireland Agriculture 2019 published this morning by DAERA. Commenting on Statistical Review of Northern Ireland Agriculture 2019, Charlie Kerlin, Head of Agri Food at leading business advisory firm Grant Thornton in Belfast, said: “The statistical review for 2019 showed that farm incomes declined considerably over […]

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Veterinary Council of Ireland issues guidance to veterinary registrants regarding COVID-19

31 Mar , 2020  

The Veterinary Council of Ireland (VCI), the statutory body responsible for the regulation and management of the practise of veterinary medicine and veterinary nursing in the state, has issued guidance to veterinary registrants regarding COVID-19, following updated Government restrictions to curtail the spread of the virus, which came into effect at midnight on Friday, 27th of […]

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New device weighs in for work

24 Mar , 2020  

A new load weighing device, from loading specialists Quicke, will help farmers accurately measure materials using a tractor mounted interface and a mobile app. Q Companion uses sensors mounted on the loader to accurately weigh the contents lifted by an implement. Each lift is displayed and can be recorded and aggregated on an easy to mount screen. […]

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John’s true passion for pig farming

18 Mar , 2020  

A director in the industry-leading family operation, Horan Pig Enterprises in Glin, County Limerick, John Horan has worked in the pig sector all his life, developing a keen passion and enthusiasm for the business as well as becoming an authority on pig production. Five years on from our previous meeting, we touched base with John […]

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Get the latest guidance technology for less

18 Mar , 2020  

Farmers and contractors are being offered the chance to upgrade their old John Deere StarFire iTC satellite receivers for the latest SF6000 guidance technology at a specially reduced price, from now up to the end of April 2020. The introduction of the StarFire iTC receiver in 2004 established John Deere’s industry leadership in automatic machine […]

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A famed nursery

13 Mar , 2020  

Annaveigh Plants Ltd, based in New Inn, Co. Tipperary lies just south of the heritage town of Cashel and is run and operated by Ireland’s most experienced nursery team – John Murphy, Grainne Murphy and Trevor Landers. With a combined experience of 80 years in the horticultural business, all have worked in many aspects of […]

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Quaile Machinery. Quality Products & Customer Care

12 Mar , 2020  

With an extensive brand portfolio that includes Pottinger, Kubota, Scanstone, Dewulf, WIFO and Javo BV, to name but a few, it will come as no surprise to learn that Quaile Machinery’s mission is to sell quality products they believe in.   The ever burgeoning company was established in 2012 by Kenny Quaile. The company, initially trading as […]

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The livestock transport specialist

11 Mar , 2020  

Michael O’Riordan Livestock Transport in Watergrasshill, Co. Cork provides a top-class livestock transport service to a large number of customers in the Munster region and beyond. Now 71, Michael O’Riordan was literally born into the business. “It’s been a way of life for as long as I can remember,” he explains. “I was born on […]