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“It’s my job to maximise grass and milk”

18 Jan , 2019  

As farm manager of Clongowes Wood College’s dairy farm, John Trant is in charge of a 350 strong herd on 410 acres outside Clane, Co Kildare. Irish Tractor & Agri caught up with him to find out more about the operation. Clongowes Wood College has a long and rich history since its inception in 1814 […]

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Gortatlea Mart goes from strength to strength

15 Jan , 2019  

Gortatlea Mart in Co. Kerry is unique in that it’s privately-owned and isn’t located in or on the outskirts of a town. Committed to providing buyers and sellers with a fair platform, the popular country mart has experienced phenomenal growth since it was taken over by Maurice Brosnan in 2015 and is now selling in […]

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Safety first for Sean Whelan Livestock

14 Jan , 2019  

The transportation of cattle, sheep and pigs has changed considerably over the years with livestock hauliers having to adhere to a number of rules and regulations in order to ensure the safety of their cargo. There are livestock hauliers out there who have been involved in this line of work for generations now and for […]

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