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Michelin Agri tyres ‘tick every box’ for Mill Farm Ashorne

27 Jun , 2022  

Warwickshire-based agricultural contractor, Mill Farm Ashorne has reported positive results from its Michelin RoadBib tyres, specified as original equipment on its new Fendt 828 tractor. Providing a nationwide variety of services – including hedge cutting, seeding and grassland work – Mill Farm Ashorne’s tractors cover a lot of road miles and require a tyre that […]

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Green Belt celebrates 40 years

16 Jun , 2022  

Celebrating 40 years in business, Green Belt Ltd is synonymous with providing professional forestry expertise across Ireland. The Virginia, Co. Cavan-based company establishes native woodlands and commercial forestry to its clients’ requests and actively employs a full suite of environmental guidelines in its management of these assets, sustainably. Ireland is an extremely attractive country for […]

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D&B Hicks Agri Contracts Erne-ing its stripes

14 Jun , 2022  

Based in Derrylin, Co. Fermanagh, D&B Hicks Agri Contracts is a leading agri contracting firm specialising in pit silage, slurry spreading and timber processing. With customers as far south as Longford, Westmeath and Meath availing of its slurry spreading services, the family-run business is going from strength to strength. It was set up by father-and-son […]

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RSA & IFA urge farmers and motorists to share the road ahead of silage season

10 Jun , 2022  

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and the Irish Farmers Association (IFA) are appealing to motorists to take extra care as the number of tractors, trailers and other farm machinery using the roads increases during the summer season. The appeal comes as farmers and contractors have started cutting silage around the country. Both the RSA and […]

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DC Farm Machinery – a growing family-run business that looks after its customers

7 Jun , 2022  

Five short years have elapsed since DC Farm Machinery Ltd opened its doors for business and the County Meath-based concern has come a long way in that space of time. Under the guidance of husband-and-wife team, Derek and Gillian Clarke, their customers have become accustomed to a friendly and reliable service, not to mention quality […]

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Scurmore Pedigree – a distinguished pedigree

2 Jun , 2022  

Based in picturesque Enniscrone, Co Sligo, the name Scurmore Pedigree is synonymous with pedigree Charolais and Limousin cattle. Irish Tractor & Agri caught up with Farm Manager Niall Hynes who oversees the smooth running of this 250-acre enterprise on Ireland’s West Coast. Scurmore Pedigree and the renowned Bostonia herd are quite rightly very proud of […]

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Improvements and innovations aplenty at Ponsse Machines Ireland

31 May , 2022  

Supplying the iconic Ponsse forestry machines to contractors all over Ireland – from Donegal to Cork – Ponsse Machines Ireland continues to go from strength to strength. As the County Laois based operation reaches its fifth anniversary, we touched base with Eamonn Scanlan to get an update on recent developments. Opened in Emo, County Laois […]

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Hoey Parts & Plant Sales embrace modern technology

26 May , 2022  

There has been a sizeable shift in demand from traditional retail to e-commerce as a consequence of the Covid-19 pandemic. Hoey Parts & Plant Sales of Louth were one step ahead of the rest when it came to unveiling their revamped online shop (www.hoeypartsandplantsales.ie) and it ensured they were kept ticking over during lockdown. One […]

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Tateetra & Rathmore Farms continually scaling new heights

24 May , 2022  

Consistently raising the bar and setting new standards, Tateetra & Rathmore Farms has – under the watchful eye of fiercely-passionate farm manager John Kingham – evolved into Ireland’s largest and most highly-regarded commercial suckler enterprise. In the wake of Tateetra & Rathmore’s hugely-successful 2021 annual bull and heifer sales and bang in the middle of […]

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Reilly Mushrooms – always growing

19 May , 2022  

Recognised as one of the Ireland’s leading producers of mushrooms, Reilly Mushrooms is an award winning family business with over 30 years’ experience. The Athlone, Co Westmeath enterprise was originally established by Gerry and Mary Reilly in 1988 and is now run in conjunction with their two sons Kevin and Joe. The company currently produces […]