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Carbery Group takes home two awards at the National Dairy Awards 2024

3 Jul , 2024  

Carbery Group and BiOrbic’s Farm Zero C project has won two awards at the 2nd National Dairy Awards which took place in the Midlands Park Hotel in Portlaoise on June 13th. The National Dairy Awards recognises the dedication, innovation and hard work across the dairy sector from primary producers to dairy processors. It also highlights […]

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50-strong lineup of classic and vintage tractors generates huge interest

2 Jul , 2024  

A 50-strong lineup of classic and vintage tractors, along with a rare collection of historical vehicles, has generated huge interest and some strong bidding leading to excellent hammer prices at a sale hosted by machinery auctioneers, Cheffins. The Manor Park Farm Collection, which was owned by Peter and David Ingall and has been acquired over […]

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First look at host of new John Deere products at Cereals

31 May , 2024  

Farmers will get their first look at John Deere’s new S7 Series combines at Cereals as the company showcases a whole range of product launches and updates announced in the past few months. Hugely popular across the world, four new models are now available to arable farmers from the 449hp S7 700 up to the […]

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Teagasc hold Pig Open Day

31 May , 2024  

The Teagasc Pig Development Department held their Pig Open Day in two locations, Teagasc Animal and Grassland Research & Innovation Centre, Moorepark, Fermoy, County Cork on Wednesday, 22nd May and Friday, 24th May in Ballyhaise Agricultural College, County Cavan. Delegates were welcomed to the event in Cork by the Director of Teagasc, Professor Frank O’Mara. […]

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New Zealand Dairy Careers and Farm Relief Services (FRS) Announce an Exciting Work Exchange Scheme for Young Dairy Farmers From New Zealand and Ireland

8 May , 2024  

New Zealand Dairy Careers (NZDC) and Farm Relief Services (FRS) have announced their collaboration to offer an Immigration New Zealand approved Work Exchange Scheme, providing opportunities for 18-30-year-old dairy farmers from New Zealand and Ireland. NZDC is the only Immigration New Zealand approved organization that holds this accreditation for the dairy industry which enables people […]

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SEEFA cautiously welcomes new package for ash dieback-affected farmers and awaits further details

2 May , 2024  

The Social, Economic Environmental Forestry Association of Ireland welcomes yesterday’s preliminary announcement from the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine of a €79.5 million package for landowners affected by ash dieback. The scheme, approved by Cabinet yesterday, offers farmers a €5,000 payment for the loss of their ash crop. However, precise details concerning timelines, […]

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Crop Farmer praises Michelin Agri Tyres

21 Mar , 2024  

York-based Wharram and Kay has specified its new Fendt 728 tractor with the latest generation of Michelin EvoBib agricultural tyres, having been impressed with the performance of the previous range of the high-technology fitments. Said to be the first agricultural tyre on the market specifically designed to be used with Central Tyre Inflation Systems (CTIS), […]

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Mark Leathem joins Hill Engineering as their new Head of Operations

20 Mar , 2024  

Award-winning plant machinery attachments manufacturer Hill Engineering has appointed a new Head of Operations. Mark Leathem has joined the County Down-based company with 14 years’ experience in engineering, most recently with Kingspan Water and Energy where he was operations manager. His role at Hill will oversee a range of responsibilities, from procurement, engineering and end-to-end […]

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Research on Tirlán Grain Pool shows Lower Carbon Footprint than many International Regions

22 Feb , 2024  

The research, unveiled at the Tirlán Quality Grain Awards this week, is the first of its kind using a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) methodology specifically developed for Irish grain on a wide range of commercially-grown Irish cereals. Accounting for straw incorporation, the study showed the net carbon footprint could be close to net zero. Tirlán, […]

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“Ideal machine for grounds care contractors”

22 Feb , 2024  

Nicky Grene set up Grene Sportsgrounds in Co Limerick after returning home from the USA thirty years ago to provide services to local GAA and Rugby clubs. Today, the company is one the leading sports grounds contractors in Ireland. They offer sustainable sports pitch development, maintenance and management for sporting clubs of all sizes including golf and […]