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Offering an expert service

11 Sep , 2018  

When it comes to farm machinery, nothing beats a dealer that is not only knowledgeable about the basics of the product that they are selling, but educated on every facet of the machine. We all know salesmen can talk the talk, but few can back that up with experience in both sales and service of […]

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“The beating heart of farming west of the Shannon”

7 Sep , 2018  

At the launch of Mountbellew Agricultural College’s new Strategic Development Plan last year, EU Agriculture and Rural Development Commissioner Phil Hogan commented: “I believe today is a great day to look to the future with optimism for farming in the West of Ireland. “Mountbellew Agricultural College is the beating heart of farming west of the […]

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Country Crest’s commitment to innovation and constant improvement

6 Sep , 2018  

As one of the largest growers of potatoes and onions in Ireland, Country Crest’s passion for producing the best quality food drives everything they do. From the relationships they have established with local Irish and international farmers and the loyalty of their workers, to their sustainability principles and their commitment to innovation and constant improvement. With brothers […]

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“We always strive to be as efficient as possible in terms of product, service and delivery”

5 Sep , 2018  

O’Connells Crecora Mills is an animal feed company serving the Mid-west and Munster. They deliver quality animal feed to Limerick, Kerry, Cork, Tipperary, Clare, Galway and further afield. All their animal feed products have full traceability and are formulated with common sense and regard to animal nutrition needs as the year goes on. They are subject to regular […]

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Michelin Tyres perform on abrasive soil for Kensham Farms

31 Aug , 2018  

Chiltern-based Kensham Farms in the UK has specified its second set of Michelin AxioBib tractor tyres after its first fitments demonstrated exceptional grip and robustness on the farm’s challenging terrain. The first set of IF 600/70 R30 and IF 800/70 R38 tyres were fitted as original equipment on a John Deere 8360R tractor purchased as new […]

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Leading the way from Danesfort

31 Aug , 2018  

Established four years ago, Philip Ireland Tyre Repair is an up and coming business in its industry. Irish Tractor spoke to the man himself about his company which has risen to become the leading supplier of BKT Agrimax tyres in Co Kilkenny & the surrounding areas. It may have been a tricky time to set […]

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“It’s a life I was born into and I wouldn’t swap it for any other job”

30 Aug , 2018  

Jonathan Marry is an award winning second generation pig farmer based in Broomfield, Collon, Co. Meath. He runs the farm established by his late father Jack in the 1970’s. While undertaking a daily visit to the creamery as a young man Jack realised there was an over-supply of milk, this led him into pig farming. […]

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Premium contracting, plant and haulage solutions

29 Aug , 2018  

Operating out of Bandon, County Cork, Tony O’Mahony Agri & Plant Hire Ltd. have been delivering exceptional services to the farming community for half a century. We touched base with Diarmuid O’Mahony for an update on this outstanding family enterprise, which is expanding and going from strength to strength. With a vast array of fresh […]

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CommandPRO for all 6R Series tractors

28 Aug , 2018  

John Deere’s CommandPRO joystick is now available for all small and mid-range 6R Series tractors. These models also feature the new CommandCentre 4200 display, which provides all six AEF* certified ISObus functions (*Agricultural Industry Electronics Foundation). In addition, all 6R Series models above 130hp now meet Stage V emission standards. Launched at the end of […]

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New tracks and higher performance for John Deere combines

28 Aug , 2018  

John Deere is expanding its range of innovative, advanced technology combine harvesters for 2019. In addition to the all-new W330 and W440 compact machines, the W- and T-Series are being updated with higher performance features, and completely new tracks are being introduced, with numerous options and benefits. The next generation of John Deere track systems […]