Satellite data and AI will help farmers deliver better results – and protect the environment

2 Mar , 2021  

Farmers will soon be using mobile apps to act on data from satellites to improve crop yield and protect the environment. The future for the agri sector will see farmers using satellite data and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to create a new world of precision farming and reach sustainable agriculture goals. Precision farming will not only assist […]


Unrivalled agri contracting and environmental services

2 Mar , 2021  

From their base in Tydavnet in North County Monaghan, Murphy Agri Hire Ltd. provide a comprehensive range of agricultural contracting and environmental services. Irish Tractor & Agri spoke to Mick Murphy to find out more about this exceptional, multifaceted, family-run operation. With a vast fleet of finely-tuned tractors and specialist machinery at their disposal, Murphy […]


Quality farm buildings from B&M O’Brien

26 Feb , 2021  

Based in West Cork, B&M O’Brien Brothers Ltd is a leading provider of agricultural buildings among other things. Bernard O’Brien, who runs the company with his brother Mike, explains more. While B&M O’Brien Brothers Ltd was only formed six years ago, the O’Brien family have a wealth of experience in constructing quality farm buildings as well as in all aspects of groundworks, civil engineering […]


Kleber unveils new Topker Agricultural Tyre Range

25 Feb , 2021  

Kleber has launched a new generation of its popular Topker agricultural tyre range, featuring IF (improved flexion) technology for the first time. Specifically designed to improve grip, comfort and productivity for high horsepower tractors delivering more than 200hp, the new range – comprising five front sizes and six rear sizes – is designed to provide […]


P Durkan & Associates Ltd – the professionals

24 Feb , 2021  

Agricultural consultants play a vital role in the industry as every farmer that uses one will agree. Farming has evolved over the years and with so many legislations and regulations being put in place by the department of agriculture amongst others, it can be sometimes overwhelming for people to grasp all the paperwork. This is […]


Value and quality guaranteed with GF Coyle

22 Feb , 2021  

Focussed on offering farmers and contractors both value and quality, GF Coyle is one of Ireland’s premier providers of second-hand tractors and farm machinery. We popped into their busy base at Nicholastown, Athy and had a chat with George Coyle Jnr. to get an insight into this exceptional family business, which provides unrivalled solutions to […]


P Smith & Sons Agri Contractors are both reliable and efficient

18 Feb , 2021  

From their base in Tierworker, P Smith & Sons Agri Contractors provide a full range of high-quality contracting services to farmers in counties Meath, Cavan and Louth. We caught up with Padraig Smith to get the latest on this exceptional family-run operation. Located amidst the undulating terrain of Tierworker, Kells, along the Meath–Cavan county boundary, […]


Campbell Agri serving farmers’ needs in South Mayo

16 Feb , 2021  

For three decades and counting, Campbell Agri have been providing a comprehensive range of high-quality contracting services to farmers across South Mayo. We travelled to Hollymount and spoke to founder Brendan Campbell to get an insight into this exceptional, long-established family business, which looks after its clients impeccably and in turn receives excellent service from […]


Investment is key for O’Gorman brothers

11 Feb , 2021  

Technology plays a massive part in all our lives regardless of what area we work in and the willingness to invest in new technology and machinery helps many businesses stay ahead of their competitors. To this end, Johnstown Farm Produce Ltd leads the way in applying the latest technology to their methods and producing a […]


32 years (and counting) for Tom Shaw Farm Machinery Ltd

9 Feb , 2021  

Based in Birr, Co Offaly, Tom Shaw Farm Machinery Ltd has built a reputation for excellence in both sales and service over the past 32 years. Irish Tractor & Agri caught up with company Sales Manager Mark Graham recently to learn more. Business has been good lately at Tom Shaw Farm Machinery Ltd and the […]