Features

No. 1 for tractor spares

10 Mar , 2015  

Over the past three decades and more, Sylvan Tractor Spares has forged an unrivalled reputation as Ireland’s premier supplier of replacement parts for tractors and other agricultural machinery. We dropped into the company’s well-appointed base on the outskirts of Kells, County Meath to get an insight into the history, current well-being and future plans of […]

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Cookstown Dairy Services continue to deliver

9 Mar , 2015  

The farming industry and in particular dairying has changed greatly over the years as new milking systems have revolutionised the market. For the past 28 years, Cookstown Dairy Services Ltd. has been providing farmers with a quality service both north and south of the border. Operating from their head office in Ardee, Co. Louth, the […]

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A solid base

6 Mar , 2015  

The manufacture of quality concrete products is a specialised job carried out by some businesses across Ireland. However, when it comes to experience not many can match the quality produced by W&M Kiely Ltd. This family run business has been supplying top quality concrete products to a large customer base for almost five decades now […]

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Michelin Tyre Demo proves fuel and money saving benefits

6 Mar , 2015  

It may seem somewhat unbelievable but in a new UK trial conducted recently by Michelin, it was shown that, by using their innovative Ultraflex Technology tyres, farmers could save hundreds of pounds in fuel every time they drill a field. In the trial, their XeoBib tyres were fitted to a Massey Ferguson 6616 tractor operating […]

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For all your machinery needs

5 Mar , 2015  

Sourcing good quality trailers and machinery can be a stressful task as there a number of areas to consider, before making that all important purchase. Price and quality are two essential factors that customers look for first, while the service provided by the seller is also an area of great importance. Since the end of […]

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Lely – innovators in Agriculture

4 Mar , 2015  

The Lely brand has been at the forefront of the manufacture of grassland machinery for over 65 years now as this Dutch headquartered company has grown from humble beginnings into the market leader that it is today. Established in 1948 by brothers Cornelis and Arij van der Lely this innovative business has refused to rest […]

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Eddie on the potato industry

3 Mar , 2015  

In January, 2014, Eddie Doyle was elected chairman of the IFA’s national potato committee. We spoke to the Kilkenny man about how he intends to nurture a better working environment for growers and to heighten the profile of the humble spud, which certainly hasn’t received its fair share of good press in recent times. It’s […]

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A steely determination

2 Mar , 2015  

Recognised as one of Ireland’s & the U.K’s leading suppliers of CE certified structural steel and cladding, O’Dwyer Steel has been involved in some of the country biggest construction jobs. The company specialises in the fabrication and erection of structural steel and cladding for the industrial, commercial, agricultural and leisure sectors. Established in the early […]

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Michelin appoints Cork Agri Tyre Dealers to European Network

27 Feb , 2015  

Two Cork-based agricultural tyre dealers – O’Hanlon’s Tyres in Millstreet and Rathcormac Tyres – have been appointed by Michelin to its Exelagri European dealer network. In Northern Ireland, JB Tyres of Magherafelt has also been appointed. Formed in 2004, the Exelagri network has grown to 770 certified outlets with the three Irish appointments forming part of a […]

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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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