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Synonymous with farm machinery for almost 40 years

9 Jun , 2020  

The Ryall name has been synonymous with farm machinery sales and servicing in Cork and surrounding counties for nearly 40 years. Based in Watergrasshill, Ryall’s Farm & Industrial Equipment continues to go from strength to strength by providing top-quality products and unrivalled customer service. Founded by Robert Ryall in 1981, the company has the distinction […]

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New safer, stronger combine tyres

9 Jun , 2020  

Continental has released its first single filament bead core combine harvester tyre. The CombineMaster tyre has a unique Hexa bead construction that is safer on the road and helps reduce soil compaction in the field. By using a bead core made of a single piece of steel wrapped around the circumference of the tyre up […]

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Get on your bike for mental health and suicide awareness

8 Jun , 2020  

The Mental Health and Suicide Awareness Cycle in aid of Suicide or Survive (SOS), takes place each year in Lemybrien, County Waterford. The fundraiser is now in its sixth year and has raised €44,000 since 2015. This year’s cycle was due to take place on Easter Sunday April 12th but unfortunately had to be postponed […]

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New app combines drone and satellite data

8 Jun , 2020  

A partnership between two emerging agricultural technology companies is bringing together drone and satellite data in a crop scouting app. Skippy Scout, an app developed by Drone Ag, will be enhanced with satellite data from French technology pioneer SpaceSense. The collaboration will see the two technology specialists share data to offer Skippy Scout users the ability […]

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A proven track record in agricultural contracting

5 Jun , 2020  

Approaching 40 years’ in agricultural contracting, Patsy Nugent of Rathgormack, Co Waterford is name that can be relied on to get the job done right and on time.  He prides himself on the services he provides the farmers who regularly avail of his services. Patsy specialises in a wide variety of farm contract work and […]

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Your farm in your pocket

3 Jun , 2020  

John Deere’s approach to connectivity is designed to make the most of machine, field and agronomy data in the decision-making process. This is based around the personalised John Deere Operations Centre, which is accessed through the customer’s MyJohnDeere.com web portal. Launched in May 2020, the newly designed MyJohnDeere.com landing page now provides an instant overview […]

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Philip Ireland Tyres closes in on a decade

2 Jun , 2020  

November will see Philip Ireland Tyres Ltd celebrating 10 years in business, so Irish Trucker caught up with the man himself to learn all about the thriving Co Kilkenny company.  These are busy times for Philip Ireland Tyres Ltd, with four vans on the road all over the south east, and the plan for Philip […]

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Ray Byrne Construction – the farm building specialist

29 May , 2020  

Established in 2006, Ray Byrne Construction Ltd is a leading provider of farm and industrial buildings, concrete walls and floors in the South-East. Managing director Ray Byrne explains more. Based in Kildavin, which straddles the Carlow-Wexford border, the CE-certified company is a one-stop shop for all your farm building requirements. It also specialises in the […]

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Continuing an excellent service

26 May , 2020  

For the past 38 years, Ballinaskeagh Grains Ltd has been supplying high-quality barley, wheat and maize for use in animal feeds across Northern Ireland and beyond.  This is a family business which was established by Pat Sloane. The roots of the business go back to 1981. Unsurprisingly, Pat hails from a strong agricultural background – […]

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New research highlights importance of diversity in driving food and drink sector growth

26 May , 2020  

A new survey released today from the Agri-Food Diversity and Inclusion Forum developed by Bord Bia and Aon has revealed that 85% of business leaders in the Irish food and drink sector industry have stated that attracting and developing diverse talent within the industry impacts growth prospects. Four out of five CEO’s surveyed said they […]