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Agri jobs: agri mechanic opportunity in Offaly
Rachel Donovan
From an agri mechanic role to a dairy farm manager role in Westmeath, there are some exciting opportunities out there this week.
28 September 2022 News
Budget 2023: case studies on taxation changes
Head of tax at ifac Declan McEvoy outlines what the changes in taxation will mean for your bottom line.
24 August 2022 News
My Farming Week: Kieran Galvin, Leathive Beag, Ballyferriter, Co Kerry
Having recently gotten into suckler farming, Kieran says it would be a 'kick in the face' if he had to cut cow numbers.
Cheffins to host major machinery auction for contractor destined for New Zealand
Cheffins will be disposing of the machinery belonging to contractors Haywood Farms ahead of their move to New Zealand.
10 August 2022 News
Robotic mower makes light work of steep Wexford banks
Peter Thomas Keaveney caught up with a Wexford contractor who has invested in two robotic mowers to run alongside three hedge cutters to cut vegetation on the steep banks of motorways.
3 August 2022 Farm machinery
Twenty years of Twose trimmers in the southeast
Gary Abbott speaks with Kilkenny contractor Tom Butler to find out why he’s been running Twose hedge cutters since the early 2000s.
3 August 2022 Contracting
Price gouging and diesel costs concerns for farmers at FTMTA show
Rachel Donovan reports from the FTMTA show, which made a return to Punchestown this week.
13 July 2022 News
Making effective use of your contractor
Agricultural contractors are an effective tool to reduce your own labour input and reduce the need for investment on farm machinery.
5 July 2022 Buildings
Farm safety key as school's out for summer
School holidays have arrived and there are opportunities for a summer of farm work for many young people, but it is vital that farm safety is followed at all times.
15 June 2022 News
Silage harvesting hits €170/ac as diesel prices soar
The Association of Farm & Forestry Contractors in Ireland (FCI) has revised and updated its Contracting Charges Guide 2022 amid soaring diesel costs and other increasing input costs.
15 June 2022 News
High-hour blue and yellow heroes
For two days during the first-cut silage season, two contractors came together to move grass from the site of the World Ploughing Championships to a local dairy farmer's pit. Alistair Chambers reports
15 June 2022 Contracting
Flexibility added through grain store construction in Co Donegal
Peter Lynch operates a tillage operation, along with beef cattle and a contracting business, from his base in Killea, Co Donegal.
15 June 2022 Farm buildings