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A champion veterinary practice

7 Apr , 2015  

Murphy Sheerin Veterinary Surgery in Baltinglass, Co. Wicklow is not just synonymous with quality healthcare for animals of all sizes; it is also closely associated with the GAA thanks to the success of practice co-owner Tommy Murphy on the playing fields. Tommy, who played football for Baltinglass, Wicklow and Leinster, is the only man in […]

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Ultraflex technology tyres deliver dual spraying solution

7 Apr , 2015  

A farming contractor in Leicestershire has developed the optimum set-up for its self-propelled sprayer, using two different sets of Michelin Ultraflex Technology tyres to reduce soil compaction year-round. Steve Heard Contracting’s advanced tyre choice means its 12-tonne Agrifac sprayer, which works 25,000 acres per year, can operate at lower tyre pressures than conventional farm tyres […]

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Michelin launches premium protection for X Works Tyres

2 Apr , 2015  

Michelin has launched a guarantee to protect customers from the financial risk of accidental tyre damage. In the event of a registered on/off-road X Works tyre suffering accidental damage before it is 50 per cent worn, Michelin will refund the operator. The level of refund will be determined against the tyre’s remaining tread depth, based […]

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Bringing home the bacon

2 Apr , 2015  

The Moore family has been operating a successful pig production business for over 40 years in Offaly and Carlow. Mattie Moore explains more. When Patrick Moore started out with a single sow in the early 1970s, he could scarcely have imagined how big his business would become. Nowadays, the family keeps 1,800 sows at their […]

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Case IH introduces new range of operations for ‘XXL tractors’

30 Mar , 2015  

Just in time for the forage growing season 2015, Case IH introduced a new range of operations for the Quadtrac series: An optional front linkage further extends the broad range of applications for this ‘XXL tractor’ with immediate effect. In addition to the familiar range of operations in arable farming, where the Quadtrac has earned […]

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STEYR’s “Multi” becomes even more versatile

26 Mar , 2015  

The STEYR Multi is available with a factory-fitted front loader with immediate effect. The Multi thus is the only STEYR tractor that, in addition to ‘loader-ready’, can also be directly ordered with factory-fitted front loader arms. The proven Hydrac model EK 2200 is mounted at the St. Valentin plant in STEYR (SF 3720) design. Remo […]

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Used tractors you can trust

24 Mar , 2015  

Mid Antrim Tractors are one of the leading farm machinery exporters in Ireland, selling tractors and handlers worldwide from their base in Ballyclare. Their products can be tailored precisely to their customers needs and are very much in demand according to Export Manager Andrew Mawhinney. Based in Ballyclare, Co Antrim, Mid Antrim Tractors are a […]

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Kildorough Mushrooms continue to grow

23 Mar , 2015  

The business of growing mushrooms has been ongoing in Ireland for many, many years and they are used extensively in cooking, in various cuisines. Mushrooms are a low-calorie food eaten cooked or raw and as garnish to a meal. Dietary mushrooms are a good source of B vitamins, while when exposed to ultraviolet light, vitamin […]

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Thomas is keeping her Country

20 Mar , 2015  

Country Crest is one of the largest growers of potatoes and onions in Ireland and owners Michael and Gabriel Hoey are passionate about their company and its produce. In Thomas Murphy they found a like-minded individual to manage their farm. “Farming a 3,000 acre site is a big responsibility. You go to bed at night […]

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Zetor roadshow planned

19 Mar , 2015  

Zetor distributor McHale Plant Sales is putting final plans in place for a roadshow that will visit nine of their main dealer outlets during the period April 7th – 16th next. Dealers being visited are Gorman Tractor Sales, Dundalk Tuesday, April 7th, McKeever Tractors, Portglenone (8th), Jacobs Service Station, Enniscrone (9th), David Garrihy Tractors, Ennistymon […]

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