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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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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 […]

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Bord Bia welcome resumption of Irish beef exports to China

9 Jan , 2023  

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) has confirmed the resumption of Irish beef exports to China. Beef shipments to China were suspended in May 2020 following the confirmation by DAFM of an isolated case of atypical BSE. Bord Bia CEO Jim O’Toole has welcomed the lifting of the suspension by the General […]

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Construction and Farming sectors account for almost three quarters of all work-related fatalities

3 Jan , 2023  

Provisional data from the HSA shows that 26 people lost their lives in work-related incidents in 2022 compared to 38 in 2021, representing the lowest figure recorded since the Authority was established over thirty years ago.  Summary of statistics reported by HSA are as follows: Releasing provisional annual statistics for 2022, the Health and Safety […]

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Additional work permits a boost for Dairy Sector, but processing will need to become more efficient – FRS Farm Relief

16 Dec , 2022  

The Government decision to increase the number of work permits for the dairy sector in 2023 has been described as a boost for the industry by FRS Farm Relief. Following the announcement from the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment an additional 500 permits will now be granted to that sector over the next 12 […]

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Light Up the Night returns for 2022

2 Dec , 2022  

After two years of a Covid 19 forced break, Light up the Night is delighted to be back on the road, lighting up the highways and byways of North Kilkenny and beyond on New Year’s Eve.  Since its inception in 2016 Light up the Night North Kilkenny truck and tractor run has grown year on […]

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The new 5ML Tractor Series from John Deere 

1 Dec , 2022  

With the new 5ML Series, which includes the flagship 5130ML, John Deere introduces its most intelligent and powerful narrow tractors for use in high-value crops to date. The 5ML tractors can be equipped with a comprehensive John Deere technology package for precision farming and deliver a maximum output of 134 hp. Smart – Precision farming […]