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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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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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New tyres reduce fuel consumption

6 Mar , 2020  

Continental TractorMaster tyres have been judged the most efficient in a European tyre performance review. The review was carried out by the German agricultural society Deutsche Landwirtschafts-Gesellschaft (DLG) and included a number of practical tractor tests to establish which agricultural tyres are the most efficient for tractor use. The TractorMaster tyre was the most fuel […]

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KUHN strengthens its presence in Northern Ireland

6 Mar , 2020  

KUHN Farm Machinery has strengthened its commitment to the Northern Ireland farm machinery market by appointing a dedicated territory manager and parts and amenity sales specialist for the region. Experienced area sales manager David Sharp will be supported by newly appointed parts and amenity sales specialist Rhea De Souza. They will work across Northern Ireland […]

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Michelin Tyres prove the perfect fit for Flawborough Farms

18 Feb , 2020  

Flawborough Farms has fitted its next-generation Horsch sprayer with a set of Michelin agricultural tyres and is reporting positive results. The family-run business, in Nottinghamshire, took delivery of the UK’s first Horsch Leeb 8.300 PT last summer. The sprayer arrived as a prototype from Horsch’s headquarters in Germany fitted with a competitor’s rubber, but Flawborough […]

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Teagasc launch New EU BovINE network project

7 Feb , 2020  

A new trans-European beef network, called BovINE, aimed at addressing the sector’s sustainability challenges was launched by Teagasc in conjunction with EU research and farming partners at the Teagasc Food Research Centre Ashtown, Dublin, on Tuesday, 21st of January. BovINE will link researchers, advisors, farmers and other relevant stakeholders across 9 EU member states to stimulate […]

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New generation for all models of the Fendt 300 Vario series

7 Feb , 2020  

The greater need for clear controls and a larger functional scope now extends to other tractors, including the Fendt 300 Vario series. As a result, after the top-end model Fendt 314 Vario was introduced at Agritechnica 2019, you can now order the new operating concept FendtONE for the entire Fendt 300 Vario series. The Fendt […]

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Service with a new style

7 Feb , 2020  

On the 30th January, 150 service staff representing Massey Ferguson Dealers from all over the United Kingdom and Ireland gathered at the Heart of England Conference and Event Centre near Birmingham, for a Massey Ferguson Service Experience. In the first event of its kind – Service Technicians were able to receive the latest product updates […]