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Machinery
Baling not to be considered the cheap contractor option
Michael Moroney
The baled silage sector of farm machinery has not been immune from the overall machinery cost inflation as contractors struggle with increased costs.
Thirty-three years of Lely Welger balers in the west
17 April 2024 Contracting
Thirty-three years of Lely Welger balers in the west
After 33 years of running Lely Welger round balers, the Grealis family upgraded to a Massey Ferguson RB 3130F Protec combination baler wrapper in 2021. Gary Abbott finds out how the move has been.
Wilson bale chaser -  a Super Move for Cork contractor
17 April 2024 Contracting
Wilson bale chaser - a Super Move for Cork contractor
Baling over 25,000 bales annually, Lloyd Forbes Agri Contracting has been running bale chasers since 2009, Gary Abbott finds out why Wilson Engineering has been the brand of choice.
Weycor AR680 the Kerry contractors choice
North Co Kerry contractor, Gerard Collins Agri made the switch to a new Weycor AR 680 wheel loader in 2022, a brand unknown to many in Ireland, Gary Abbott finds out how it is performing.
3 April 2024 Contracting
Premier county contractor with prize-winning talents
Gary Abbott met with Tipperary contractor John Kennedy, to find out what it takes to run a successful business and his time developing the Tanco trailed butterfly mower and HiSpec Kompactor trailers.
20 March 2024 Contracting
Contracting 2024 facing big operational challenges
For most agricultural contractors, 2023 was a very challenging year, both operationally and financially due to poor weather and machinery cost inflation.
20 March 2024 Contracting
Chipping up to 75t/hour with Ireland's largest Fendt tractor and trailed chipper
Chipping over 100,000t of timber annually using two Fendt tractors and trailed Mus-Max chippers, Gary Abbott caught up with R&W Noble Contracts to find out more
1 November 2023 Contracting
40 years on: how round bale silage began in Ireland
The 40th anniversary of round baling was celebrated in Co Longford, with a vintage baling demo day. Shane Dobson reports from the event.
5 July 2023 Contracting