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Sean O’Brien stays local with Broughan Engineering

27 Feb , 2015  

Ireland rugby star Sean O’Brien recently took delivery of a new 20ft Livestock Trailer from Broughan Engineering. The ‘Tullow Tank’ lives close by to the Tullow engineering firm, who design, engineer and manufacture trailers to the highest quality.

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Providing a voice for farm contractors

27 Feb , 2015  

Timmy O’Brien has been running his own agricultural contracting business in Mallow, Co. Cork for nearly 30 years. He is also a founder-member and director of the Association of Farm Contractors in Ireland (FCI), which is a representative body of Irish farm contractors. FCI was established two years ago by Timmy and fellow farm contractor […]

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Fresh Compact Wheel Loader from New Holland

27 Feb , 2015  

New Holland presented the new “C Generation” compact wheel loaders at the SIMA 2015 agricultural equipment exhibition in Paris. The new series sets new standards of productivity, versatility, comfort, all with low cost of operation. The four model line-up, ranging from the 4.9 ton W50C to the 6.5 ton W80C, delivers consistently high levels of […]

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Pat Dunne Agri Contractors on the go since 1986

26 Feb , 2015  

Pat Dunne Agri Contractors has been providing a top-class agricultural contracting service to customers in the greater Toomevara area of North Tipperary for the past 27 years. We met up with the man himself to discuss the past, present and future of this father-and-son business. Operating out of Kilcarey, on the outskirts of Nenagh in […]

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Case IH A8000 and A8800: competence in sugar cane harvesting

26 Feb , 2015  

Austoft being a renowned brand in sugar cane harvesting ever since 1941 and market leader in alcohol and sugar industries for more than 30 years now, Case IH A7000 series have built on this competence and tradition since 1996 – further enhancing and improving technologies, operational capabilities and reliability of these self-propelled harvesters. Launched in […]

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Improved TD4F Range of Orchard Tractors from New Holland

26 Feb , 2015  

The new re-styled and upgraded TD4F Series is based on the TD4000F tractor range that built its considerable success on the optimal balance between performance, versatility, affordability and ease of use. The TD4F series introduces a host of innovative technical and functional features that make these machines ideal for modern fruit growing. The new series […]

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JCB chooses Michelin

25 Feb , 2015  

JCB is fitting Michelin’s new BibLoad Hard Surface tyres as original equipment across its range of telehandlers, loadalls and backhoe loaders. According to a spokesman for JCB, the decision was made on foot of a number of customer trials in which the BibLoad demonstrated ‘high levels of damage resistance and impressive handling on rugged surfaces’. […]

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Mulchrone Bros lead the way in Connacht

25 Feb , 2015  

It’s a landmark year for Mulchrone Bros Ltd. in County Mayo, who are celebrating 40 years in business, as well as ten years as Kubato agents and almost 20 years as Yamaha ATV agents. We dropped into the Westport depot to take a closer look at this long-standing plant and agricultural machinery supplier. A family-run […]

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New Case IH PUMA series – Stage IV for demanding operations

25 Feb , 2015  

PUMA is well-established in terms of tractor quality and performance. Built in St. Valentin, Austria, around proven semi powershift, full powershift or CVX continuously variable transmissions and the latest FPT Industrial engine technology, the new PUMA models surpass even the high standards set by their predecessors. With seven models from 150-240hp rated power, the new […]

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New IntelliCruise™ Feed Rate Control System Maximises Baling Productivity and Minimises Costs

25 Feb , 2015  

New Holland introduced the new IntelliCruise™ feed rate control system on the Standard and CropCutter™ BigBaler 1270 and BigBaler 1290 large square balers, which can be operated with the new, ISOBUS Class III compatible T7 AutoCommand™ tractor. This feature addresses the main challenges faced by farmers when baling. Varying crop yields in a field mean […]

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