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Central Tyre Inflation System from PTG helps farm reduce soil compaction 

1 Feb , 2023  

A I Walgate & Son has recorded significant improvements in the health of its soil having equipped its Fendt 724 tractor and two frontline implements with PTG Central Tyre Inflation Systems (CTIS) and Michelin Ultraflex Technology tyres. The business farms approximately 700 hectares of land in the Lincolnshire Wolds, of which 500 hectares are in […]

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RSA and local authorities remind landowners to cut hedgerows to prevent road safety hazards

27 Jan , 2023  

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and the County and City Management Association (CCMA) are calling on land-owners to cut their hedgerows before the March 1 deadline, to ensure they are not causing a potentially serious road safety hazard. Overgrown hedgerows and roadside verges can result in road fatalities and serious injury collisions. Properly maintained hedges […]

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H Fulton Tractors become exclusive importer of Schaffer loaders and telehandlers for UK in addition to Ireland

24 Jan , 2023  

H Fulton Tractors have become the exclusive importer of Schaffer loaders and telehandlers for the whole of the UK Including England, Scotland and Wales from 1 January 2023, in addition to their domestic market of Northern Ireland and Ireland. The team at H Fulton Tractors have been successfully selling Schaffer handlers across the whole of […]

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Serving the farming community for three generations

24 Jan , 2023  

D O’Brien & Sons Plant Hire & Construction is a customer-focused, third-generation family business that provides unrivalled concrete and plant hire solutions to farmers in counties Wicklow, Kildare and Carlow. We interrupted eponymous founder Donougha O’Brien’s busy schedule to discuss the full range of services offered and the magnificent fleet of machinery at hand. Specialising […]

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Providing the perfect residential, industrial and commercial engineering solutions

19 Jan , 2023  

Operating from Clane, Co Kildare, Weld Plant Ltd provides stainless-steel, aluminium and mild steel fabrication and manufacturing for all sectors. They also offer a mobile welding service. Irish Tractor Agri & Plant touched base with its Managing Director Michael Weld to learn all about the ins and outs of the company, its current projects and […]

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CE marked steel a prerequisite for farm buildings grant aid

17 Jan , 2023  

If you’re thinking of investing in a new farm building, be mindful that you won’t qualify for grant aid if your steel supplier isn’t CE marked. The advice from the Irish Association of Steel Fabricators (IASF), or Irish Steel as it’s more commonly known, is to make sure your steel comes from a fabricator that […]

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Evergreen Fields helps to reduce your fertiliser costs

13 Jan , 2023  

The all-time high cost of conventional fertiliser has farmers looking at alternatives. One of these is biosolids from wastewater treatment plants which promote similar plant growth and quality responses at a fraction of the cost. Evergreen Fields in Dunmore, Co. Galway are the market leaders in the supply of biosolids as a low-cost fertiliser to […]

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Synonymous with quality potatoes

11 Jan , 2023  

Growing potatoes has been a way of life for the Battersby family in Ashbourne, Co. Meath for over 50 years. Trading as Rice’s Hill Farm Ltd, the Battersby’s are passionate about growing and supplying potatoes of the highest quality. From humble beginnings, Rice’s Hill Farm has become one of the main suppliers to Tayto Snacks […]

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Date announced – Maguire Agri Contracts upcoming sale of agricultural machinery

10 Jan , 2023  

On the 21st of January Euro Auctions offers a unique opportunity to acquire a consignment of specialist agricultural contracting machinery in the upcoming one-day sale from Maguire Agri Contracts which will take place at their Dromore site in Northern Ireland. Due to business diversification, the directors of Maguire Agri Contracts have appointed Euro Auctions to […]

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New version of Michelin ‘2-in-1’ tractor tyre launched

9 Jan , 2023  

Michelin has launched a new version of its ‘2-in-1’ EvoBib tyre – the first agricultural tyre on the market specifically designed to be used with Central Tyre Inflation Systems (CTIS), which makes it possible to obtain performance both on the road and in the field due to its adaptive design. In field use, the footprint […]