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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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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 […]