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Milk vending machine proves a hit for Chestnutt family

29 Apr , 2021  

The Chestnutt family have come up with a novel way to add value to their dairy business by installing a milk vending machine selling milk direct from their farm in Portrush. One of the first installations of its kind anywhere in Ireland, the venture has been a huge success since it was launched on July […]

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LJ Millar & Sons Plant Hire Ltd – a name you can trust

27 Apr , 2021  

From their base in Sion Mills, County Tyrone, LJ Millar & Sons Plant Hire Ltd have been meeting the needs of the local building and agricultural sectors for the past 13 years. Proprietor Jonny Millar provided Irish Tractor & Agri with an insight into the ever-burgeoning concern and the services it provides. Jonny Millar gained […]

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Cogent launches Primestart Colostrum

26 Apr , 2021  

As part of its continual commitment to improving dairy and beef genetics in the UK, Cogent has launched Primestart Colostrum, a water soluble, fortified colostrum product, which aims to ensure newborn calves are offered a natural, high quality colostrum feed at birth. Guaranteed to be free from TB, EBL, IBR & JOHNES, Primestart Colostrum is fully approved by the VMD (Veterinary Medicines Directorate), and gives farmers assurance that calves will be fed a superior colostrum product, whilst protecting them from […]

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Michelin Agri Tyres can elp ‘feed the World’ concludes Harper Adams research

26 Apr , 2021  

An in-depth study into the impact of traffic and tillage on soil compaction has found agricultural machinery running low pressure Michelin Ultraflex Technology tyres could boost farmers’ yields by 4 per cent, helping to ‘feed the world’ for years to come. Harper Adams University –  a specialist provider of higher education for the agricultural and […]

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New Merlo Turbofarmer arrives

26 Apr , 2021  

As Italian-made Merlo telehandlers continue to gain in market appeal, yet another new model has arrived on the market here, this time a top-of-the-line TF65.9T-170-HF Turbofarmer variant whose appeal will be almost equally shared among farm buyers, industrial and construction users. Said by Denis McGrath, general manager of Merlo distributors, McHale Plant Sales to be […]

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Tullyallen Agri Services celebrates 10 years

22 Apr , 2021  

Celebrating 10 years in business, Tullyallen Agri Services in Co. Louth is a one-stop shop for all your agri contracting, servicing, repairs and reconditioned trailer / slurry tanker needs. Fronted by Gordon and Stephen Healy, Tullyallen Agri Services provides a complete agri contracting service which includes silage and whop crop cutting, slurry spreading, ploughing, sowing, […]

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One of Cork’s finest

20 Apr , 2021  

Agricultural Contractors play a hugely important role in the farming community, the services that they provide are an integral part of farmer’s lives as without contracting firms, farmers would have to make a huge investment in the necessary machinery to do this work and when certain machinery would only be used for two or three […]

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A new name in forestry management

15 Apr , 2021  

PJK Forestry Ltd is a newly-established forestry contractor which carries out first and second thinnings on small holdings. It was formed in Ardee, Co. Louth last July by Pat Kelly and his wife Sinead. A fourth-generation ‘timber man’, Pat juggles his new business with working in his father Seamus’ tree surgery company, AMS Tree Services. It has been a […]

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Bailey Bros are hard to ‘beet’

13 Apr , 2021  

Bailey Bros Agri Contracting Ltd has been providing an exceptional service to customers in Wexford, Wicklow and Carlow for almost 40 years. Based in Craanford between Gorey and Carnew, the family-run business specialises in pit and square bale silage, tillage, slurry spreading, spring and winter barley, wheat, oats, beet and maize. Committed to delivering a […]

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One of NI’s leading farm machinery dealers

8 Apr , 2021  

Alas, another year has passed and boy what a year it has been as 2020 will live long in the memories of everyone. While a number of businesses have suffered greatly due to the current pandemic, the likes of the agricultural industry and all associated with it have kept going and indeed in some cases […]