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Machinery contracting news and informaton from the Irish Farmers Journal

Keep up to date with all developments in the agricultural machinery contracting sector.
Contractors have a shared interest in farming success for the future development of both industries.
By James Maloney on 23 March 2017
Contractors are ready to take on financial challenges with more work. James Maloney asks is their biggest challenge the sustainability of the industry
By James Maloney on 23 March 2017
Uncertainty around tractor testing is leading to various interpretations of the rules. We look at a few of the definite requirements for the type of tractor required for testing.
By James Maloney on 23 March 2017
Recently Peter Thomas Keaveney visited John Dan and the O’Hare family in Co Down to speak to them about their successful agricultural contracting business.
By Peter Keaveney on 23 March 2017
The tyres of a tractor are the only point of contact between it and the ground. So getting the most grip and least rolling resistance from your tyres is essential to getting the most from your tractor
By Alistair Chambers on 23 March 2017
Agricultural contracting may be a desirable career for many young people, but is it a feasible career for a young person? Peter Thomas Keaveney investigates.
By Peter Keaveney on 23 March 2017
Agriculture Minister Michael Creed has said that the eligibility criteria for the Agriculture Cashflow Support Loan Scheme do not include contractors, attracting criticism from their representatives.
By Thomas Hubert on 27 February 2017
Despite the recent inclement weather, a lot of slurry has been spread but what are farmers being charged?
By Peter Keaveney on 24 February 2017
Cross Engineering has branched out, taking the grain drying market head-on. With TAMS grants available soon they might now be an option for some growers.
By James Maloney on 02 February 2017
IAM Agricultural Machinery will be displaying Bomford Turner’s Flailbot the first remotely-controlled mower with an extendible track footprint at this year’s FTMTA show in Punchestown.
By James Maloney on 02 February 2017
Van Dun contracting based in Flevoland, on one of Holland’s large polder areas, played host to this week’s CEETTAR European 2016 Contractor Congress.
By Michael Moroney on 02 July 2016
Lely has changed its Astronaut A4 milking robot range to further support farm managers by offering tailor-made milking robots
By James Maloney on 07 April 2016
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