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John Deere launches biggest ever trailed sprayer

3 Aug , 2021  

John Deere’s new R975i sprayer is the biggest trailed model the company has ever produced. This 7500-litre machine will join the rest of the R900i Series line-up, with tank capacities of 4400, 5200 and 6200 litres, in 2022. As with other sprayers in the range, this new model benefits from John Deere Precision Ag technologies, […]

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The Finnegan way

3 Aug , 2021  

For many decades, the Finnegan family, operating as Finnegan & Sons Agri Contractors,  have provided their services to a large customer base that is located within a 20-mile radius of their homestead in Clonberne, Co Galway. Niall Finnegan’s grandfather Mickey Finnegan originally started the business as beet harvesting was carried out with a Major tractor […]

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Men for all seasons

29 Jul , 2021  

From their base in Drumraney, Moran Agri Contractors provide a comprehensive range of services all year around to farmers from across South Westmeath and beyond. We spoke to Ronan Moran to find out more about this exceptional, second-generation, family-run enterprise. Pointing out that Moran Agri Contractors is a vastly-experienced and professional operation could be construed […]

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Ploughing Match in Diecast Form

28 Jul , 2021  

It’s 30 years this year since the Ploughing Match took place in Crecora, Co. Limerick. When the Ploughing Match came to Crecora a young John Cusack worked preparing the site. Lots of things have changed since then with machinery. Every year John does a diecast event and this year he has decided to cover the […]

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Excellence in forestry contracting

27 Jul , 2021  

JF Forest Services is a professional forestry contracting company providing a range of services to forest owners and managers. Irish Tractor & Agri touched base with its Managing Director Colm Doyle to learn all about the family-run business, its origins and some of the excellent machinery that it has in its fleet. Based outside of […]

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Hogg Engineering’s quick rise

22 Jul , 2021  

Based outside of Limavady, Co Derry, Hogg Engineering Ltd manufactures high quality agricultural trailers for its clients worldwide. Irish Tractor & Agri touched base with one of the company’s co-founders David Hogg to learn more about what is very much a thriving business. Business is good right now at Hogg Engineering Ltd and the plan […]

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Donegal’s steel erection specialists

20 Jul , 2021  

Situated in Inishowen, Co Donegal, James Farren Steel Erection Ltd specialises in pricing and erecting agricultural sheds in the north west and even further afield. Irish Tractor & Agri touched base with the man himself to learn all about the family company – from its origins to the state of business today. These are busy […]

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Celebrate the past, present and future of Clonakilty Food Company

15 Jul , 2021  

An extraordinary indigenous success story by any standards, Clonakilty Food Company continues to move forward progressively, introducing exciting new products to its world-renowned range. We touched base with managing director Colette Twomey to get an update on some of the latest innovations at this multi-award-winning family-run operation, including the launch of Clonakilty Black Pudding Sausage […]

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For all your farm building needs

13 Jul , 2021  

When carrying out any type of building work, it is essential to have an experienced builder involved, this certainly applies in farm building as experience is key to providing a service to a client that may be unsure of what they want from the start. To this end, Ballyouskill Welding Services is on the go […]

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Fields ahead of the rest

8 Jul , 2021  

Agricultural contractors are the lifeblood of the farming community, often providing services that ordinary farmers can’t do themselves. For many farmers in Mid-Ulster, Fields Agri Contracts are the contractors of choice. Based in Moneymore, Co. Derry / Londonderry, the Fields family have been providing an exceptional service to farmers in the surrounding area for over […]