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Alternative animal feeds offering exceptional value for money

18 Feb , 2020  

Fronted by father and son Robert and Charlie Hogg, Millstream Animal Feed manufacture and supply rich animal feed using surplus food collected from factories and bakeries. Not surprisingly, as they significantly lower production costs, these high-quality, low-cost alternative feeds are in huge demand. We travelled to Wexford and met Head of Sales Charlie Hogg to […]

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Michelin Tyres prove the perfect fit for Flawborough Farms

18 Feb , 2020  

Flawborough Farms has fitted its next-generation Horsch sprayer with a set of Michelin agricultural tyres and is reporting positive results. The family-run business, in Nottinghamshire, took delivery of the UK’s first Horsch Leeb 8.300 PT last summer. The sprayer arrived as a prototype from Horsch’s headquarters in Germany fitted with a competitor’s rubber, but Flawborough […]

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More than just agricultural contractors’

14 Feb , 2020  

Many engineers are paying increasing attention to road stabilization in order to build quality roads that can hold up against rough and heavy use. The objective is to improve strength, reduce soil plasticity and lower compressibility either by binding the soil particles or waterproofing them or a combination of both. It involves the application of […]

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Lyons & Burton enter another new era

12 Feb , 2020  

They say the ability to move with the times and embrace change are reasons why some companies are so successful and if Lyons & Burton are anything to go by, then that statement is certainly true. It’s worth noting that Lyons and Burton was founded in 1977 by three brothers – Alan, Percy, and Ernest […]

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Providing excellence in agri contracting

11 Feb , 2020  

Last year saw McAllen Agri Contractors mark 20 years since its establishment and right now business is booming for the Galway-based company. Irish Tractor & Agri found out more from Colman McAllen, who runs the business alongside his brother Paul week in, week out. Based in Ballyaneen, Gort, Co Galway, McAllen Agri Contractors provides a […]

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Teagasc launch New EU BovINE network project

7 Feb , 2020  

A new trans-European beef network, called BovINE, aimed at addressing the sector’s sustainability challenges was launched by Teagasc in conjunction with EU research and farming partners at the Teagasc Food Research Centre Ashtown, Dublin, on Tuesday, 21st of January. BovINE will link researchers, advisors, farmers and other relevant stakeholders across 9 EU member states to stimulate […]

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New generation for all models of the Fendt 300 Vario series

7 Feb , 2020  

The greater need for clear controls and a larger functional scope now extends to other tractors, including the Fendt 300 Vario series. As a result, after the top-end model Fendt 314 Vario was introduced at Agritechnica 2019, you can now order the new operating concept FendtONE for the entire Fendt 300 Vario series. The Fendt […]

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Service with a new style

7 Feb , 2020  

On the 30th January, 150 service staff representing Massey Ferguson Dealers from all over the United Kingdom and Ireland gathered at the Heart of England Conference and Event Centre near Birmingham, for a Massey Ferguson Service Experience. In the first event of its kind – Service Technicians were able to receive the latest product updates […]

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New Gator is the most comfortable ever

7 Feb , 2020  

John Deere’s new premium XUV 865R Gator is the most comfortable model ever produced in the company’s popular cross-over utility vehicle range. This 23hp diesel-powered model combines the established high performance of the XUV 865M with a wide range of additional operator friendly features, including a luxurious cab environment. Standard specification includes a continuously variable transmission […]

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A proud producer of premium quality products

7 Feb , 2020  

James Foran Pig Farm of Carrick-on-Suir, Co Waterford has developed a reputation which is second to none in Ireland’s pig industry. We spoke to Jim Foran junior about the family-run enterprise… The Irish pig market remains buoyant with good demand from all processors on the back of improving pork markets, especially the export market to […]