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Delivering the solutions that farmers need

27 May , 2021  

Given the expensive nature of farming machinery many farmers turn to contractors to carry out their annual harvesting and other work that is carried out every year. Agricultural contractors play an integral role in the day to day running of farms and farmers turn to them to carry out much of the work they need […]

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IFA Potato chairman looks back on time in position

25 May , 2021  

Entering his final year of a four-year term, IFA Potato chairman Thomas McKeown looks back on his duration in the role when speaking to this month’s edition of Irish Tractor. The Irish Farmer’s Association (IFA) is Ireland’s largest farming representative organisation. They have looked after the wellbeing and the interests of Irish farmers in all […]

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Athenry Mart celebrates 60 years

20 May , 2021  

These are exciting times at Athenry Co-Operative Livestock Mart which celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2021 and recently appointed a new manager. Kilkenny native Brian Hogan took up the position vacated by former manager Alan Barry on September 28 last and is looking forward to the challenge of running one of the busiest and oldest […]

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Proud day for the Killeen family

18 May , 2021  

The 2020 FBD Young Farmer of the Year was unique in that it was the first time ever that the event was held as a virtual presentation live on social media. Macra na Feirme’s Facebook hosted the event as the finalists were introduced on Friday, November 27th with IFA President Thomas Duffy thanking all those […]

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Efficient, dependable contracting services from Rothwell Bros Agri

13 May , 2021  

Operating out of beautiful Bunclody, County Wexford, Rothwell Bros Agri is an exceptional third-generation family business providing a complete range of unrivalled contracting solutions. We travelled to the Model County and touched base with William Rothwell to get an update on this outstanding stubble to stubble contractor, which becomes even more efficient with each passing […]

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O’Sullivan Tractors has the tractor for you

11 May , 2021  

Cyril O’Sullivan Tractors & Farm Machinery (O’Sullivan Tractors) has earned an enviable reputation for supplying quality new and used tractors to farmers across Ireland. The family-run business also specialises in service and repairs, and provides a breakdown service in counties Cork, Limerick, Tipperary and Clare. Are you in the market for a premium brand used tractor with low hours, full-service history, is high […]

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A Gamble that always pays off when it comes to Agri Contracting Services

6 May , 2021  

Well-established and with a wealth of knowledge to fall back on, Gamble Agri Contractors’ name is synonymous with dependability and consistent, quality work. Irish Tractor & Agri magazine spoke to Jonny Gamble to get an insight into the range of services that the Ballymoney, Co Antrim based contractors specialise in. Jonny Gamble is joined in […]

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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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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, […]