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Merlo & Komatsu feature on McHale Plant Sales stand at FTMTA Punchestown Show

3 Jan , 2019  

The position of importance Merlo holds within the McHale Plant Sales model mix will be underlined at the FTMTA Farm Machinery Show (Punchestown, February). Featured units will be a TF35.7-115 Turbofarmer model, displayed alongside a P27.6 Plus unit from the compact end of the Merlo model spectrum. Aimed at agricultural contractors and farm owners alike, […]

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John Green’s vision bears fruit

20 Dec , 2018  

Greens Berry Farm in Gorey, County Wexford is a fruitful family enterprise that has been synonymous with quality growth for the past two decades. We travelled to the sunny south east and met up with the personable founder to get an insight into this remarkable success story. NSAI and Bord Bia approved since 1996 and […]

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John Deere wins two silver medals at SIMA

19 Dec , 2018  

John Deere’s research and development work has been rewarded with two silver medals at the SIMA 2019 show, which will be held in Paris from 24 to 28 February 2019. Machine Dashboard is the latest remote diagnostic tool developed by the company. This dealer tool is part of the John Deere Connected Support initiative, designed […]

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Innovative driving and control system for Landini Rex 4 tractor wins technology award

19 Dec , 2018  

A high-tech system for easing the workload of operators using Landini Rex 4 orchard, top fruit and vineyard tractors received a coveted Technical Innovation Award 2018 at the EIMA international machinery show in Italy. Developed by engineers at Landini manufacturer Argo Tractors, the Advanced Driving System comprises several new technologies that combine to make the […]

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Diversey Divos® A1 Boosts Membrane Cleaning Flexibility and Enables Higher Scale Removal

19 Dec , 2018  

Diversey – the leading global hygiene and cleaning company – has developed Divos® A1 Smart Membrane Cleaner, an innovative detergent to help ensure environmental and safety regulation compliance in the dairy industry. Divos® A1 is a competitive Phosphorous-free (P-free) acidic product which can be used for descaling or acidic cleaning of membranes involved in common […]

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Johnston Gilpin celebrates 50 years in business

19 Dec , 2018  

This year marked a special milestone for the Johnston Gilpin & Co Ltd John Deere agricultural and turf equipment dealership based near Lisburn in Northern Ireland, as it celebrated 50 years in business. In honour of the occasion the dealership team organised a two-day exhibition in November at the nearby Eikon Centre, showcasing current John […]

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Grown with passion … delivered with commitment

19 Dec , 2018  

Slaney Farms Produce Ltd is a grower and producer of superior Wexford potatoes. Based just outside Enniscorthy, the family-run business is constantly adapting to changing market demands and recently launched its own potato-based gin brand, Jackford Irish Potato Gin. Nationally recognised as a supplier of high-quality potatoes to retail multiples such as Tesco, Super Valu […]

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The farm plastics collection man in the South-East

18 Dec , 2018  

Eamonn Nolan Farm Plastics Collection has been collecting and recycling all forms of farm plastic, silage wrap, silage pit covers, chemical containers, netting, twine, fertiliser and feed bags in the South-East region since 2000. A suckler beef farmer based in Gowran, Co. Kilkenny, Eamonn is contracted by the IFFPG (Irish Farm Film Producers Group) to […]

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Three generations of excellent agri service

14 Dec , 2018  

Based in Callan in Co Kilkenny, Maher AGRI Services Contracting offers its clients an unrivalled service via its experience, expertise and magnificent machinery fleet. Irish Tractor & Agri heard more from Sean Maher, who is third generation in the family business. Since setting up shop six years ago, Maher AGRI Services has always guaranteed complete […]

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Roche built is better built

13 Dec , 2018  

A family-run business set-up in 1977, Eddie Roche & Sons Ltd specialises in concrete, formwork and construction across the agricultural, building and civil sectors. Irish Tractor & Agri heard more on the Wexford-based firm recently from Edward Roche. Since its inception, Eddie Roche & Sons Ltd in Wells, Gorey, Co Wexford, has always been a […]