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New functions for JAGUAR forage harvesters from CLAAS

28 Nov , 2022  

The 2023 model year will see the JAGUAR 900 and JAGUAR 900 TERRA TRAC forage harvesters from CLAAS benefit from an optimised PICK UP drive while the JAGUAR 840 is updated with a more powerful engine. In addition, the CEMIS 1200 terminal with the new GPS PILOT becomes available for all models. PICK UP intake […]

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Exceptional bale handling equipment from JM Agri Design

24 Nov , 2022  

Established in 2015 by Joseph Moynihan, JM Agri Design designs, develops and manufactures its own unique range of agricultural equipment. The Tralee-based company is synonymous with the TR bale handler range which is designed and manufactured in-house and sold nationwide as well as in the UK and Germany. From humble beginnings, JM Agri Design has […]

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Agri contracting is in-grained in Edward Delahunty 

22 Nov , 2022  

Noel Delaney Agri Services Ltd has been carrying out all types of agricultural contract work since 1975. Based in Kilmanagh, Co. Kilkenny, the company is fronted by Edward Delahunty who is also a grain and dairy farmer, and is chairman of the Kilkenny IFA Grain Committee.  There’s never a dull moment for Edward who is […]

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HSA launches nationwide farm inspection campaign to focus on farmer health and wellbeing

21 Nov , 2022  

The HSA will commence a weeklong farm inspection campaign on Monday 21 November focusing on farmer health and wellbeing. Research consistently finds that farmers in particular and those working on the land suffer greater work related health issues than those working in many other sectors. Musculoskeletal injury, cardiovascular disease, hearing loss, particular skin cancers, workplace […]

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The Wickham way 

17 Nov , 2022  

Wickham Agri Contracts has been providing an exceptional contracting service to farmers within a 20-mile radius of its Clonroche, Co. Wexford base for the past 38 years.  Aidan Wickham was only 17 when he started the business which has become one of the leading agri contractors in the South-East. His services include pit and baled […]

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Specialists in timber harvesting and extraction 

15 Nov , 2022  

Operating out of Mountrath, Co Laois, Brophy Timber Services Ltd is a company which specialises in timber harvesting and extraction. Irish Tractor Plant & Agri touched base with its Managing Director Damien Brophy to hear more about the business, some of the new machinery it has added and its hopes overall going forward. Brophy Timber […]

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Express Tyre Centre leads the way

10 Nov , 2022  

Express Tyre Centre is one of Munster’s leading tyre depot, providing the following services to the haulage, earthmoving, agri and car sectors: 24/7 callout, fast puncture repairs, vulcanising repairs, rims and rim refurbishment, puncture proofing, solid tyres and solid filling. Based on the Ringaskiddy Road in Monkstown, Co. Cork and providing nationwide coverage, Express Tyre […]

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From humble beginnings to making 16,000 bales a year

8 Nov , 2022  

Based outside of Ballina, Co Mayo, Cormick Bourke Agri Contractor offers a complete baling service to farmers within his catchment area. Irish Tractor Plant & Agri spoke with the man himself to learn all about the ins and outs of the business, the machinery he’s added and the hopes for the company overall going forward. […]

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“The growers need their fair share” – Ryan

3 Nov , 2022  

Wexford native Sean Ryan operates a mixed farming enterprise, which includes potato-growing, tillage and cattle, as well running a small farm shop. He is also the Irish Farmers’ Association’s National Potato chairman. Sean gave Irish Tractor Agri & Plant his views on some of the issues facing the potato sector at present. Since stepping into the role […]

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Short-term all about consolidation for Castlecor Farms

1 Nov , 2022  

Operating from its head base in Castlecor, Co Meath, Castlecor Farms Ltd is a dairy farm enterprise which is milking over 900 cows at present. Irish Tractor Agri & Plant touched base with Brian Murphy who oversees all three of the enterprises which make up this second-generation family business. Business itself has been good as […]