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No let up at Kennedy Agri

6 Jun , 2019  

Kennedy Agri in Callan, Co Kilkenny experienced a hectic end to 2018 and the hopes for brothers Eamon Kennedy and Nigel Kennedy are that things will continue that way for the New Year ahead. Irish Tractor heard all about the family business from Eamon Kennedy himself recently. These past few months have been busy ones […]

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Growing from strength to strength

5 Jun , 2019  

Based in Castlebellingham, Co Louth, Hoey Parts & Plant Sales has become well-known for its excellent service and quality products on offer. Irish Tractor & Agri heard all about the business from the store’s co-manager Aidan Matthews recently. Hoey Parts & Plant Sales was set-up in 1984 by Tom Hoey and has since grown into […]

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Zetor poised to take ‘new more progressive path’

31 May , 2019  

Czech tractor manufacturer, Zetor has announced completion of what it terms a ‘comprehensive market assessment and reorganisation’ and is poised to set the brand on what Nigel Wilson, their Sales Director for UK and Ireland, says will be ‘a new and more progressive path’. Foreseeing what they believe will be a ‘high opportunity’ for Zetor […]

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Bostonia Charolais Herd in a league of its own

31 May , 2019  

Owned by the US-based Feeney brothers, the Bostonia Charolais Herd is one of Ireland’s most-prestigious pedigree herds. We visited their pristine Scurmore Pedigree Farm on the Moy Estuary in County Sligo and had a chat with farm manager Niall Hynes to find out more. Ideally located in Scurmore, County Sligo, on Ireland’s picturesque North Western […]

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Farmers asked to share their experience of milk fever in national survey

29 May , 2019  

Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health, manufacturer of Bovikalc® and Bovikalc® Dry, has launched its National Milk Fever (hypocalcaemia) Survey to capture the opinions of farmers and their on-farm experiences of the condition. Farmers are being encouraged to share their knowledge to fill in some of the gaps that still exist on the impact of milk fever […]

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Kildare Ag-tech company takes to the main stage of One: the Alltech Ideas Conference in Kentucky

29 May , 2019  

Family run Ag-tech company TERRA NutriTECH is one of just ten companies from around the world to be selected for the prestigious Pearse Lyons Accelerator Programme. The company will pitch to more than 3,000 attendees from over 70 countries on Monday 20th May in Kentucky, including some of the premier global leaders in the agriculture sector. […]

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Exceptional forestry services

29 May , 2019  

Utilising a fleet of three forwarders and three harvesters, Lynch Harvesting Ltd. – which celebrates its 21st anniversary this year – provides exceptional thinning and clearfell services across counties Leitrim, Cavan and Roscommon. We touched base with founder / proprietor Tommy Lynch to find out more about this superb operation. County Leitrim is beautiful but […]

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“It’s something I’m honoured to be doing”

28 May , 2019  

Tipperary native Sean Hayden currently runs one of Ireland’s only herds of Stabiliser cattle. He’s also been the Premier County’s ICSA chairman for more than a year now, so Irish Tractor & Agri felt it was time to catch up with and hear from the man himself. These have been a busy past few years […]

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Fortune favours the brave

27 May , 2019  

There was delight for brothers John and Chris Fortune at the 2018 Origin Green Farmer Awards ceremony in the Heritage Killenard Hotel, Co. Laois on December 12 last when their company, Kilmore Potatoes Ltd, won the potato category in recognition of their excellence in sustainable production. Competing in a very strong category in which just […]

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Quality comes first for Wilson Developments

24 May , 2019  

Castleblayney, Co Monaghan based Wilson Developments is widely recognised as one of the leading agricultural construction companies in their catchment area and beyond. Irish Tractor & Agri caught up with Clayton Wilson to find out why their services are very much in demand at this point in time. Established by brothers Clayton and Dale Wilson […]