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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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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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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. […]

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Pallaskenry – Building for the future

2 Nov , 2020  

The Salesian Agricultural College in Pallaskenry, Co Limerick runs a fully commercial farm to support its teaching. Since last September, there has been a new farm manager as Brendan Ryan took on the role. Despite being in the position less than year, Brendan has already overseen many changes to the farm as they look at […]

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Pat Cronin & Sons – generations of experience

30 Oct , 2020  

Given the expensive nature of farming machinery many farmers turn to contractors to carry out their annual harvesting and other work that is carried out every year. Since 1974, Kerry based agricultural contractor Pat Cronin has been providing a wide range of services to a customer base that has grown considerably over the years. Over 45 years later […]

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Stewart Forestry Services – a growing concern

28 Oct , 2020  

Planting, growing, protecting, managing and harvesting; forestry is at the heart of what Coillte do and to assist them in this regard they employ the services of Keith Stewart of Donegal-based Stewart Forestry Services Ltd. It was by accident rather than design that Keith Stewart found himself setting up a forestry business back in 1993. […]

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The evolution of farming

27 Oct , 2020  

Farming has evolved significantly in recent years and this is mainly due to a new generation of farmers eager to get the maximum potential from their land and livestock. To do this, they must learn from other countries who are considered ahead of Ireland in farming terms. One such young farmer that has done this […]