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New equipment features for CLAAS JAGUAR 900 forage harvesters

15 Nov , 2021  

The forage harvesters of the JAGUAR 900 model series now benefit from a raft of new features associated with the feeder unit, the corncracker, and the silage additive dosing system. Further new developments are also available for the ORBIS and PICK UP front attachments. The most significant new development for the JAGUAR 900 model series is the […]

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A century of excellence in agri contracting

11 Nov , 2021  

Trading for over 100 years, Chambers Agri Contracts Ltd is one of the largest contractors in the northern half of the country. From its base in Latton, Co. Monaghan, the family-run operation covers a wide area comprising counties Monaghan, Cavan, Louth and Meath as well as north county Dublin. Chambers Agri Contracts Ltd has come […]

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New Holland launches T5 Utility Stage V and T5 Electro Command Stage V tractor ranges with power upgrade

10 Nov , 2021  

The new T5 tractors cover the utility multi-purpose tractor segment from 80 hp to 120 hp. They feature a new and improved 4-cylinder engine with an increased displacement of 3.6 litres that delivers higher power and torque. In addition, the maximum torque is attained at lower rpm (1300 rpm), improving the engine’s transient response. Stage […]

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Clare Marts moving with the times

9 Nov , 2021  

During the most challenging and unprecedented of times presented by the Covid-19 public health emergency, Clare Marts Ltd. have adapted brilliantly to not only survive but thrive. We touched base with mart manager Martin McNamara to discuss the hugely successful graduation to an online platform and how this major development will tie into his future […]

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Won’t be beaten in Ireland for telehandler sales and service

4 Nov , 2021  

As a leading supplier of new and used Merlo telehandlers, Wexford man Fran Cullen has been delivering unrivalled sales and backup service to agricultural and construction clients for two decades and counting. We travelled to Enniscorthy in the sunny south east and touched base with the proprietor of Fran Cullen Merlo Parts & Sales to […]

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Providing excellence in agri contracting for 70 years

2 Nov , 2021  

Based in Crusheen, Co. Clare, McGrath Agri is a third-generation agri contracting business run by father-and-son Mickey and Shane McGrath. The McGraths offer a wide range of services to local farmers, including pit silage, slurry spreading, reseeding, lime spreading, fertiliser spreading, crop spraying, livestock transportation and dump trailer hire. Established by the late Michael McGrath about 70 years ago, McGrath Agri continues to go from strength […]

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Still fighting for a fair price for produce

28 Oct , 2021  

Now halfway through his second term, ICSA National Beef Chairman Edmund Graham is still as staunch as ever in his objective to get a fair price for produce when it comes to beef and try to return a better premium. Irish Tractor & Agri touched base with the Co Monaghan native recently to hear more. […]

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Michelin adds largest tyre to backhoe loader, telehandler and small tractor range

27 Oct , 2021  

Michelin has introduced the largest size of its multi-purpose, all-season CrossGrip tyre. The new 540/80 R38 fitment takes the range up to 13 dimensions in total, available on both the original equipment and replacement markets. Commenting, Gordon Brookes, Michelin’s Customer Engineering Support Manager, says: “Since we first launched the CrossGrip in 2018 it has proved […]

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Synonymous with quality farm feed supplements for 40 years

26 Oct , 2021  

Celebrating 40 years in business, David Taylor Animal Nutrition Ltd is an independent business that produces high-quality vitamin and mineral supplements for the animal feed industry. Founded in 1981 by David and Bridget Taylor, the company continues to go from strength to strength under the direction of their son Mark who assumed the role of […]

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62 years (and counting) for Castleisland Co-Op Mart

21 Oct , 2021  

Established in 1959, Castleisland Co-op Livestock Mart Ltd is a farmer owned co-operative which provides a livestock auctioneering service. Irish Tractor & Agri touched base with Mart Manager Nelius McAuliffe recently to hear about the popular mart which holds its weekly sales every Monday and Wednesday. Situated in the heart of Castleisland, Castleisland Co-Operative Livestock […]