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Feltwell opts for Michelin trailer tyres

23 Nov , 2021  

Feltwell Growers has ordered four new Larrington Trailers specified with Michelin TrailXBib VF 560/60 R22.5 tyres and an AgriBrink central tyre inflation system (CTIS) after trials showed the superb soil protection qualities of the set-up. Part of the G’s Group – one of the largest family-owned fresh produce suppliers in the UK – the farm […]

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Stamp out soil compaction

23 Nov , 2021  

Continental is working with several other leading agri businesses to raise awareness of soil compaction caused by heavy machinery and to highlight the simple measures that can reduce the problem. “The ‘stamp out soil compaction’ campaign has been launched to demonstrate how the right choice of tyres and maintaining tyre pressures can help to minimise […]

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Dublin Farmers win Newbie New Entrant Competition 2021 Welgro Produce Ltd

22 Nov , 2021  

Welgro Produce located in Rush Co Dublin has been selected as the winner of the third Irish Newbie new entrant competition. Welgro established by Shane Halpin, Sean Weldon and Gary Weldon is one of only two commercial cucumber growers in Ireland. The local trio identified an opportunity to develop a business utilising glasshouses that had […]

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New Holland expands its range of cultivators with the SRC SmartSteer TM model with camera self-steering system

22 Nov , 2021  

New Holland continues its development in the field of mechanical weed control, with the introduction of a new cultivator model, the SRC SmartSteerTM with camera self-steering system. This new introduction complements the existing range of 4 to 18-row mechanically guided models, meeting the needs of large farms and contractors who value work output and comfort […]

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Go smart, do more – New John Deere 6R Series

17 Nov , 2021  

Since their launch in 2011, John Deere’s 6R Series tractors have set standards in both field and transport performance as well as precision ag technology. With 14 new generation models from 110 to 250hp announced this month, these tractors have become even smarter to help operators achieve even more. In addition, four brand new models […]

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Farm Buildings Services’ excellent track record speaks for itself

16 Nov , 2021  

Having served farmers across the island for almost half a century, Farm Buildings Services Ltd. are firmly established as one of Ireland’s leading providers of complete, turnkey farm building solutions. We touched base with managing director Donal Flanagan in Athy, County Kildare to get an update. From building design and layout to planning permission and […]

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New equipment features for CLAAS JAGUAR 900 forage harvesters

15 Nov , 2021  

The forage harvesters of the JAGUAR 900 model series now benefit from a raft of new features associated with the feeder unit, the corncracker, and the silage additive dosing system. Further new developments are also available for the ORBIS and PICK UP front attachments. The most significant new development for the JAGUAR 900 model series is the […]

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A century of excellence in agri contracting

11 Nov , 2021  

Trading for over 100 years, Chambers Agri Contracts Ltd is one of the largest contractors in the northern half of the country. From its base in Latton, Co. Monaghan, the family-run operation covers a wide area comprising counties Monaghan, Cavan, Louth and Meath as well as north county Dublin. Chambers Agri Contracts Ltd has come […]

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New Holland launches T5 Utility Stage V and T5 Electro Command Stage V tractor ranges with power upgrade

10 Nov , 2021  

The new T5 tractors cover the utility multi-purpose tractor segment from 80 hp to 120 hp. They feature a new and improved 4-cylinder engine with an increased displacement of 3.6 litres that delivers higher power and torque. In addition, the maximum torque is attained at lower rpm (1300 rpm), improving the engine’s transient response. Stage […]

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Clare Marts moving with the times

9 Nov , 2021  

During the most challenging and unprecedented of times presented by the Covid-19 public health emergency, Clare Marts Ltd. have adapted brilliantly to not only survive but thrive. We touched base with mart manager Martin McNamara to discuss the hugely successful graduation to an online platform and how this major development will tie into his future […]