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Ireland’s largest independent forestry nursery celebrates 30th birthday

12 Aug , 2019  

Twenty-fifteen is the 30th anniversary of the establishment of None So Hardy (Forestry) Ltd. – Ireland’s largest independent forestry nursery. We dropped into the company’s base at Shillelagh in Wicklow to discuss the history of this outstanding company, as well as the comprehensive range of products and services provided, with sales and transport manager Lar […]

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Forestry moves to top of McHale plant sales agenda

8 Aug , 2019  

The Irish Government’s Climate Action Plan 2030, coming hot on the heels of plans to turn the UK into a climate neutral economy by 2050, contains targets and recommendations that hold out great prospects for the forestry and the timber harvesting sector.   As news bulletins show, pressure for change has been building up on […]

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Best Protein award for the O’Donovan farm of Cork

8 Aug , 2019  

Liam and Dolores O’Donovan from West Cork were declared the winners in the Best Protein Production category at the 2018 NDC & Kerrygold Quality Milk Awards. The NDC & Kerrygold Quality Milk Awards is an annual national award programme which recognises standards of excellence in dairy farming. Dairy co-operatives throughout the country are invited to […]

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Setting the standard for agri contracting in mid-Roscommon

7 Aug , 2019  

Des Hunt (Ballydaly) Ltd. has been providing unrivalled agricultural contracting services across the mid-Roscommon region for the past 44 years. Irish Tractor & Agri interrupted Nathan Hunt’s busy Spring schedule to find out more about this exceptional second-generation family business. Nearly four-and-a-half decades ago, hard-working Ballydaly, Tulsk, County Roscommon based farmer Des Hunt started offering […]

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Closing in on seven decades

2 Aug , 2019  

Murray Agri in Co Mayo continues to offer a top quality service to its clients all throughout the west of the country. Irish Tractor & Agri learned more from the man running the show down in Balla these days, Calum Murray. Still very much a family operation, Murray Agri has not only concentrates on silage […]

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Europe’s first 9900i goes to Northern Ireland

1 Aug , 2019  

The first John Deere 9900i self-propelled forage harvester to be sold in Europe has been hard at work in Northern Ireland for contractor Lagan Brothers of Moneymore in County Derry. Started in 2003, the business is run by Michael Lagan and his brothers Seamus and Paul, with father James and younger brother Noel also taking […]

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Swift Roller Mower at Austin Stack Park

31 Jul , 2019  

The MAJOR Rigid Deck Swift Roller Mower impresses Kerry GAA teams and supporters with fantastic finish worthy of Premier League at Austin Stack Park, one of the oldest sports grounds in Ireland. Austin Stack Park in Tralee, Co Kerry is one of the oldest sports grounds in Ireland. Today, the 12,000-seat stadium holds football league […]

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New Holland showcases its sustainable solutions at the World Biogas Summit 2019

31 Jul , 2019  

New Holland Agriculture participated in the World Biogas Expo 2019, the largest international trade show dedicated to anaerobic digestion (AD) and biogas, which took place at the National Exhibition Center in Birmingham, U.K. on July 3 and 4. The event, in its ninth edition, provides a unique opportunity for manufacturers, policy makers and regulators to […]

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Fendt 314 Vario – the new top-end model from the Fendt 300 Vario series

31 Jul , 2019  

The new addition to the Fendt 300 Vario series – the top-end model Fendt 314 Vario – has even more power with its innovative power-boost concept, DynamicPerformance (DP). The 300-series now features the 12″ terminal, including all the assist systems like Fendt Guide Contour Assistant, SectionControl and VariableRateControl. The new Fendt 314 Vario features the […]

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New features for Fendt IDEAL large combines

31 Jul , 2019  

Unveiled to the public for the first time at Agritechnica 2017, the large Fendt IDEAL combine will get to prove its power in Europe this year in its second harvest season. It was launched in Brazil at this year’s Agrishow, and in September 2019, the first IDEAL combine harvesters will be delivered to customers there. […]