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Young Stock Podcast: potatoes, cattle and Keenan with Gareth McAllister
Gary Abbott
On this week's Young Stock Podcast, Gary Abbott speaks to Gareth McAllister, a young Antrim man working as Northern Irish regional business manager with Keenan Alltech.
13 August 2022 News
10 steps farmers can take to mitigate farmland fires
Wexford Fire Services has outlined a list of steps farmers can take to prevent fire and stop the spread should they start.
12 August 2022 News
Watch: major crop fire in Ferns, Wexford
The fire in Ferns was one of five farmland fires which took place in Wexford on Thursday 11 August.
Lemken expands mechanical weeders for ridges
The Lemken-owned mechanical weeding brand Steketee has recently introduced the EC-Ridger for weed control in ridged crops such as potatoes, and carrots.
11 August 2022 News
Combining reliability and performance with latest New Holland
After 17 trouble-free seasons with his previous New Holland CX8.60 combine, Mark Holohan decided to upgrade to the latest CX8.80 model for the 2021 season.
10 August 2022 Farm machinery
Over 52,000ha of straw going through the chopper
Peter Thomas Keaveney takes a look at good practices surrounding straw incorporation and speaks to two farmers using different types of machines to carry out the job.
10 August 2022 Farm machinery
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
SDF invests in robotic vineyard tractor startup
Same Deutz-Fahr has taken a majority stake in VitiBot, a French robotics startup specialising in the vineyard care market.
4 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
New and updated hedge-cutting equipment
Peter Thomas Keaveney and Gary Abbott take a look at the latest machines and updates in the world of hedge cutting.
3 August 2022 News
Made in Ireland: Meath firm’s Trac to success
Gary Abbott speaks with Padraig Owens and Adrian Clarke, director and sales manager of SlaneTrac, renowned manufacturers of small tracked dumpers and hedge care implements for mini diggers.
3 August 2022 News
2007 New Holland TL 100A secures €25,000 at Limerick auction
Some standout prices included €25,000 for a 2007 New Holland TL 100A with 4,500 hours and a remarkable €16,800 for a 2015 RossMore 1,800-gallon slurry tanker.
3 August 2022 News