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Busy times at Aherla Farm & Plant Contracting Ltd

12 May , 2022  

Based in Aherla, Co Cork, Aherla Farm & Plant Contracting Ltd is a family-run operation which offers a wide range of services to what is a large customer base. Irish Tractor & Agri spoke with Jim Deasy, one of the two men involved in the day-to-day running of the business, to find out all about […]

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Producing and delivering quality fresh produce

10 May , 2022  

John B Dockrell has been growing horticultural crops since 1976. Famous for its vibrant and tasty carrots and lettuce, the family-owned grower based outside Enniscorthy in Co. Wexford currently features in Tesco’s ‘Food Love Stories’ campaign which has made its long-time Farm Manager Paul Doran a familiar face on our TV screens. As one of […]

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The grain handling and dryer specialists

5 May , 2022  

Grain handling equipment and grain dryers from Panford Ltd have been making tillage farmers’ work easier for over 50 years. Managing director Fergus O’Brien explains more. Panford Ltd is a leading manufacturer of grain handling equipment, grain dryers, dust, fume and odour control systems, industrial fan applications and heating systems. The family-run business offers a […]

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Wilson Machinery can’t be beaten on service

3 May , 2022  

Located in Ballinamore, County Leitrim, Wilson Machinery has quickly earned a stellar reputation far and wide for supplying exceptional new and second-hand farm equipment backed up by unbeatable aftersales service. We touched base with owner Richard Wilson to get an update on the steady growth and ever-increasing popularity of the business. Though only eight years […]

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Smyths Daleside Feeds – Market Leaders in Animal Nutrition Since 1865

28 Apr , 2022  

A recent recruit to the Fane Valley Co-operative Society stable, Smyths Daleside Feeds is one of the most modern feed mills in the country serving an extensive customer base across the northern half of Ireland. The company’s motto is: “Evolution, Expansion, Excellence”. Based in Ballindrait, Lifford, Co. Donegal, Smyths Daleside Feeds manufactures high quality animal […]

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The Volvo loader specialist

26 Apr , 2022  

Cathal Cogan Trading has been supplying quality machines to the construction, agricultural and waste disposal industries since opening its doors in Moone, Co. Kildare in January 2017. The dealer specialises in Volvo loaders which can be supplied new or second hand. Loaders – also known as wheel loaders or loading shovels – are very much […]

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Unwashed for an honest leaf

21 Apr , 2022  

The recently-rebranded McCormack Family Farms in Dunsany, Co. Meath is looking to the future with renewed optimism after bouncing back from the effects of Covid-19. Having suffered a 40% loss in business in 2020 after restaurants were ordered to close due to the pandemic, Ireland’s largest commercial grower of baby leaf salads, microgreens and herbs […]

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Family and service matter most to Dorman Brothers

19 Apr , 2022  

Established on the outskirts of Dungannon, County Tyrone in 2002, Dorman Brothers provide a wide range of services to the agricultural community predominantly, including agri contracting, groundworks / site works and haulage. We interrupted Damian Dorman’s busy schedule to get an insight into this exceptional, customer-focussed family-run business, which he fronts alongside his brother Cathal. […]

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Westend Agri – the strongest link in the supply chain

7 Apr , 2022  

WestendAgri supply a range of feed ingredients, additives and merchant products into the agricultural sector within both Ireland and the UK. Irish Tractor caught up with two of their team – Managing Director, Dermot Hughes and Commercial Manager (Ireland), James White. WestendAgri supply an effective route to market, understanding every stage of the supply chain […]

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Top quality work assured with Malone Bros Construction 

4 Apr , 2022  

Malone Bros Construction Ltd (also trading as R&M Malone Bros Construction Ltd) provides exceptional shuttering, concrete works, groundworks and plant hire services across the South-East. Ray Malone explains more about the family-run business.  Based in Ballycarney, which is situated between Bunclody and Enniscorthy, Malone Bros Construction was established 12 years ago by brothers MJ and […]