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Blaney Agri look forward to hedge cutting season

17 Aug , 2018  

Calling all farmers, contractors and landowners: the 1st of September marks the start of the 6 month hedge-cutting season  where hedges in fields and along roadsides can be cut. Since the start of March, farmers and landowners have been prevented from trimming hedges  to protect nesting birds as part of EU legislation. 2018 will be […]

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Limerick’s 8th Diecast Model & Diorama Show 2018

13 Aug , 2018  

Mark Tierney of M&M Diecast Models in Co.Limerick will host Limerick’s 8th Diecast Model & Diorama Show on Sunday 9th of September 2018 in the South Court Hotel, Courtfield, Raheen,  Limerick from 10am to 6pm. Due to the success of the previous Seven Years we already have a great variety of Traders and Displayers booked in and confirmed from all […]

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Precision farming guidance from Topcon and LH Agro for McCormick tractors

9 Aug , 2018  

A new global partnership between Argo Tractors and Topcon Agriculture, one of the World’s leading precision farming technology companies, is streamlining the selection, purchase and installation of satellite guidance and related products on McCormick tractors. The agreement ensures that the tractors assembled in Argo’s factories are correctly equipped and configured to work seamlessly with Topcon […]

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Agriculture Minister Michael Creed TD samples olive-fed Wagyu beef produced by dynamic Irish start-up

26 Jul , 2018  

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, accompanied by officials from his Department and Bord Bia, recently attended an ‘Olive Fed Beef Tasting’ organised by Irish livestock feed producers, The Olive Feed Corporation, at which Wagyu beef fed on a new, natural livestock feed supplement formulated from fresh olives, after their oil had been […]

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Slurry in full flow with Drumlish Farm Machinery

25 Jul , 2018  

With one of Ireland’s hottest Summers on record slurry spreaders are in full flow up and down the country as both farmers and agri contractors take full advantage. Slurry is big business for County Tyrone based Drumlish Farm Machinery who are Ireland’s original and longest approved dealer for SlurryKat. Drumlish proudly offer their impressive line-up […]

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An Taoiseach opens €3.75m feed mill extension at Drinagh Co-Op

23 Jul , 2018  

An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar TD, visited Drinagh Co-Op on Friday 20 July to officially open a new €3.75 million Feed Mill Extension. Founded in 1923, Drinagh Co-Op is a dairy and agribusiness co-operative based in the heart of West Cork. The Co-Op services 550 milk producers, with a total annual production of 190 million litres […]

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“Every step towards vital pig farming is welcome. This is a great step”

6 Jul , 2018  

This is what René Coppens, Program Director Vital Pig Farming Rabobank, said on Tuesday morning 3 July 2018 at the ratification of the investment fund between Rabobank, MS Schippers and Van Loon Group. Through these collaboration, pig farmers are offered financial support in their transition to HyCare. The investment fund offers the opportunity to make […]

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Farmer praises Michelin soil-saving tyres

3 Jul , 2018  

Sherwood Farms in Melton Mowbray – the UK’s first farmer to specify a tractor on Michelin’s new AxioBib 2 tyres – is reportedly noticing the soil protection benefits of the Ultraflex technology fitments after just 300 hours operation. Working an arable farm that produces wheat, barley and oilseed rape, director, James Parker’s Fendt 724 tractor […]

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John Deere and Pessl announce new partnership

2 Jul , 2018  

John Deere has signed an agreement to cooperate with Pessl Instruments GmbH, a leading supplier of agricultural weather stations, telemetry and other equipment for precision farming. John Deere has a strong, well-established European dealer network and offers an extensive range of agricultural machinery equipped with AMS (Agricultural Management Solutions) technology. Under this partnership John Deere’s […]

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JCB launches compact tracked Teleskid for agriculture

2 Jul , 2018  

A tracked version of the innovative Teleskid has been introduced by JCB to handle loading and re-handling tasks in farming and forestry where conditions underfoot are delicate or especially demanding. The Teleskid 3TS-8T is unique among compact tracked loaders in having a telescopic boom that adds to the machine’s capabilities and performance envelope. It has […]