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DkIT Signs Multi Annual Partnership with ABP Food Group

13 May , 2019  

Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT) has confirmed a new partnership agreement with one of Europe’s leading food processors, ABP Food Group (ABP). The agreement which will run for 3 years will include the development of a new DkIT talent upskilling pathway and increased research collaboration across the science, engineering and business disciplines. Building on their […]

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Italian sprayers make debut at Cereals 2019

13 May , 2019  

IMazzotti self-propelled sprayers will be making their UK show debut under the John Deere banner at Cereals 2019 in Boothby Graffoe, Lincolnshire in June. Visitors to the John Deere stand (631) will see a 175hp MAF 3580 3750-litre capacity model with 24m boom on static display alongside a 300hp MAF 6240 6600-litre capacity machine with […]

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ABP extends range with Chinese Internet giant JD.com

29 Apr , 2019  

ABP has confirmed that it will be extending its range of online beef products for Chinese consumers on the JD.com platform from 3 product lines to 10 product lines. The announcement was made during a visit of its Chinese Distribution partner Hopewise to ABP Clones. Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys T.D. was […]

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Irish farmers are adding 15k to their bottom line by using mineral supplementation

29 Apr , 2019  

IMinerals have a huge importance in maintaining a healthy herd. Irish family run company, TERRA NutriTECH supply tailor-made mineral blends to suit individual herds. The automatic supplement improves calving, herd performance and fertility amongst many other benefits.      Farmers using this innovative mineral technology are adding on average 15k to their annual bottom line.      The benefits of using TERRA NutriTECH’s mineral supplement:  Fertility: using […]

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Irish Researchers Launch New Website Dubbed the “Tinder” of Agri-Waste

29 Apr , 2019  

It’s been dubbed the ‘Tinder for agri-waste’. A team of international researchers and businesses, including partners from University College Dublin, NUI Maynooth and Manor Farm Chickens in Cavan, have developed a new, free, agri-waste trading website called ‘Agrocycle Marketplace’. The online waste trading platform – the first of its kind in the world – allows […]

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Orlen Platinum Ultor Plus approved by Deutz

10 Apr , 2019  

The ORLEN PLATINUM ULTOR PLUS 15W-40 has recently received the official approval of Deutz DQC III-10 – one of the leading engine manufacturers – Deutz. The approval is valid for 3 years from the date of obtaining. PLATINUM ULTOR PLUS 15W-40 is a new generation multi-grade mineral oil designed for diesel engines operating in harsh […]

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New security feature locks thieves out

22 Mar , 2019  

John Deere is now offering a new PIN code locking system to help deter the theft of valuable GreenStar in-cab displays and StarFire satellite receivers. This has been designed to make it impossible to use the components if they are stolen. Because of their popular ‘plug and play’ design, John Deere displays and GPS receivers […]

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JCB Bale Spike and Grab attachments ensure efficient handling

19 Mar , 2019  

Among the comprehensive range of JCB AGRI attachments supplied ready to put to work on JCB telehandlers and loaders for the hay- and silage-making season are bale spikes in single- and multiple-tine configurations,  a roller-type silage-bale handler, and a ‘clap hands’ grab for wrapped and unwrapped bales. The products are certified for use with JCB […]

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First Michelin Roadbib tyres fitted in Scotland

19 Mar , 2019  

Cockburnspath-based R&C Crichton has become the first farmer in Scotland to specify Michelin’s new RoadBib tyres – designed to provide high performance, longevity and traction on 200+hp machines used intensively on the road. Jamie Crichton specified the new tyres for his high-spec JCB Fastrac 4220 after hearing positive reports from one of the contractors involved […]

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New for agriculture

19 Mar , 2019  

New developments are moving into in all industries. Reacting to them and offering technical solutions is one of the strengths of the Faymonville Group. A newly developed 2-axle low bed semi-trailer has now been added to the range for transport tasks in agriculture. “The loading platform of the MegaMAX is hydraulically adaptable. When retracted it […]