Beef farming community accelerates its access to vital knowledge to drive sector sustainability

7 Sep , 2022  

The BovINE project’s Knowledge Hub containing more than 400 posts of validated research and ‘on farm’ good practices has logged 2,000 visits by individual users accessing 25,000+ page views in less than a year. Through national activities, BovINE launches its awareness initiative to ensure more beef farmers and their advisors take advantage of the freely […]


Bio Plant & Agri Ltd

6 Sep , 2022  

Based in Bawnea, Co Cork, Bio Plant & Agri Ltd specialises in all aspects of round baling, bales supply and bale haulage. Irish Tractor Agri & Plant spoke with company co-director David Bryan to learn all about the family-run venture – from its origins to the current state of business. Formed as a limited company […]


Keith Allen Agricultural Contractor

1 Sep , 2022  

Backboned by a wealth of experience and knowledge of the agricultural sector, when farmers employ the services of Keith Allen Agricultural Contractor, they are guaranteed peace of mind that all work will be completed to a high standard.  The long-established Ballybay-based operation covers Monaghan, Cavan, Louth and Meath and is recognised for his first-class service […]


Gleeson: A byword for farm building excellence

30 Aug , 2022  

For more than five decades, Gleeson Steel & Engineering has been setting the benchmark for designing and erecting high-quality agricultural buildings across Munster and beyond. We travelled to Thurles in County Tipperary and spoke to director Tomás Gleeson about the full range of CE-certified structural steel solutions – as well as many other products and […]


A gate-to-gate service for tillage farmers

25 Aug , 2022  

On the go since the late 1990s, Belan Agri Contractors Limited provides a complete agriculture contracting service to its customers. Irish Tractor & Agri spoke with its Office Manager Laura Nolan to learn all about the Co Kildare-based company – from its origins to the current state of business. The customers have always come first […]


FJS Plant becomes Ireland’s first Kubota full-line dealer

23 Aug , 2022  

Based in Timahoe, County Kildare, FJS Plant has been unveiled as Kubota’s first full-line dealer for the Republic of Ireland, adding Kubota tractors and groundcare equipment to their industry-leading construction offerings. We touched base with managing director Frank Smyth to find out more about this exciting new departure as well as the comprehensive range of […]


New Organic Cropping and Integrated Systems Specialist at Teagasc

19 Aug , 2022  

Teagasc have appointed Martin Bourke as a new Organic Cropping and Integrated Systems Specialist. He joins Elaine Leavy and Joe Kellegher as Teagasc national organic specialists who support organic farmers and advisers. Teagasc are also in the process of appointing 6 regional organic advisors over the next two years. The organic team in Teagasc will […]


Supplying top farm machinery for more than two decades

18 Aug , 2022  

Based just outside of Roscommon Town, Naughton Farm Machinery is a family-run business which offers its customers a comprehensive range of agri services. Irish Tractor & Agri touched base with director Enda Naughton to learn all about the company – from its origins to the state of business today. These are busy times at Naughton […]


Home of the Super Move

16 Aug , 2022  

Looking for a more efficient, safer and smarter bale transporter? Look no further than the Super Move which is manufactured by A Wilson Engineering of Co Laois. An increasing number of farmers at home and abroad share and like owner Adam Wilson’s vision for the future of transporting bales. It was when carrying out agri […]


More automation and new convenience features for CLAAS cutterbars

15 Aug , 2022  

CLAAS is further developing its VARIO cutterbar series with new technology and comfort features. The CEMOS AUTO HEADER innovation has been awarded a silver medal this year by the Agritechnica Innovations Commission. Automated cutterbar adjustment CEMOS AUTO HEADER When combine harvesting with VARIO cutterbars, the table length and vertical and horizontal reel position previously had […]