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Meade Farm Group – 40 years growing

30 Nov , 2021  

Established in 1982, Meade Farm Group is a grower, packer and distributor based in Lobinstown, Co Meath which has gone from strength to strength since it was founded by Philip Meade Sr over four decades ago. Irish Tractor & Agri touched based with Jeni Meade, Communications & Sustainability Manager, to learn all about this thriving […]

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Busy times at Lawson Tyres

25 Nov , 2021  

Operating out of Collooney, Co Sligo, Lawson Tyres provides its customers with tyre sales, fitting, call outs and puncture repairs. Irish Tractor & Agri touched base with owner and founder Alan Lawson to hear all about this young and thriving business. These are busy times for Alan Lawson and his business venture and the plan […]

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Feltwell opts for Michelin trailer tyres

23 Nov , 2021  

Feltwell Growers has ordered four new Larrington Trailers specified with Michelin TrailXBib VF 560/60 R22.5 tyres and an AgriBrink central tyre inflation system (CTIS) after trials showed the superb soil protection qualities of the set-up. Part of the G’s Group – one of the largest family-owned fresh produce suppliers in the UK – the farm […]

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If you want the job done right – contact Shane Nolan

23 Nov , 2021  

The silage season was fast approaching when Irish Tractor & Agri touched base with Shane Nolan, the well-known County Clare-based agri contractor, in May and he was busy putting the final touches to his preparations. “We’re out the door getting ready,” he informed us. “Today I have five working with me, in the height of […]

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Stamp out soil compaction

23 Nov , 2021  

Continental is working with several other leading agri businesses to raise awareness of soil compaction caused by heavy machinery and to highlight the simple measures that can reduce the problem. “The ‘stamp out soil compaction’ campaign has been launched to demonstrate how the right choice of tyres and maintaining tyre pressures can help to minimise […]

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Dublin Farmers win Newbie New Entrant Competition 2021 Welgro Produce Ltd

22 Nov , 2021  

Welgro Produce located in Rush Co Dublin has been selected as the winner of the third Irish Newbie new entrant competition. Welgro established by Shane Halpin, Sean Weldon and Gary Weldon is one of only two commercial cucumber growers in Ireland. The local trio identified an opportunity to develop a business utilising glasshouses that had […]

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New Holland expands its range of cultivators with the SRC SmartSteer TM model with camera self-steering system

22 Nov , 2021  

New Holland continues its development in the field of mechanical weed control, with the introduction of a new cultivator model, the SRC SmartSteerTM with camera self-steering system. This new introduction complements the existing range of 4 to 18-row mechanically guided models, meeting the needs of large farms and contractors who value work output and comfort […]

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No-nonsense contracting from JP Agri

18 Nov , 2021  

Since its inception, JP Agri Contracts has focussed all its energies on delivering no-nonsense agricultural contracting solutions, invariably with optimal efficiency, maximum customer satisfaction and minimal fuss. As this Enniskillen-based enterprise continues to go from strength to strength on the back of regular repeat business and positive referrals, we interrupted proprietor John Patrick’s busy schedule […]

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Go smart, do more – New John Deere 6R Series

17 Nov , 2021  

Since their launch in 2011, John Deere’s 6R Series tractors have set standards in both field and transport performance as well as precision ag technology. With 14 new generation models from 110 to 250hp announced this month, these tractors have become even smarter to help operators achieve even more. In addition, four brand new models […]

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Farm Buildings Services’ excellent track record speaks for itself

16 Nov , 2021  

Having served farmers across the island for almost half a century, Farm Buildings Services Ltd. are firmly established as one of Ireland’s leading providers of complete, turnkey farm building solutions. We touched base with managing director Donal Flanagan in Athy, County Kildare to get an update. From building design and layout to planning permission and […]