Farmers urged to get their hearing tested
Rachel Donovan
There is a huge stigma in the farming community around hearing aids and hearing loss, audiologist Rachel Hetherington has said.
7 April 2024 Crop protection
Crop protection magazine 2024 to equip farmers for the season
This year's Crop Protection Magazine hits everything from EU policy to cereal disease management and resistance to fungicides in potatoes.
2 April 2024 News
Farm safety awareness campaign launched by Department and HSA
The Department and the Health and Safety Authority launched a campaign to promote farm safety practices and behavioural change when operating farm vehicles and machinery.
Steer clear of electricity poles and stay wires
Michael Murray, ESB Networks public safety manager, highlights the importance of identifying risks in the environment you are working in.
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
RSA reverses tractor licensing restrictions
The RSA has reversed its decision which deemed category W, tractor licence holders, unlicensed to carry out non-agricultural related activities. Peter Thomas Keaveney and Gary Abbott report
13 March 2024 News
RSA U-turn on tractor licences confirmed
The RSA has confirmed that the W category licence once again permits tractor driving in all circumstances.
7 March 2024 News
Top trailer service tips for safe towing
Gary Abbott caught up with Barry White of White’s Trailers, who offered service tips and advice when it comes to servicing and maintaining a livestock trailer.
6 March 2024 Farm machinery
Tractor drivers 'run off' sites over licence issues
Tractor drivers hauling construction or other non-agricultural materials now need a commercial haulage licence, the FCI says.
6 March 2024 News
Top tips for tackling ATV maintenance
Peter Thomas Keaveney takes a look at five areas of practical ATV maintenance tips worth considering before the trusty workhorses take to the fields once again.
21 February 2024 Farm machinery
Priority approval announced for TAMS tranche two applications
The Minister of Agriculture announced that similar to tranche one, tranche two applicants can now apply for priority approval for urgent investments under TAMS.
20 February 2024 Schemes
First AgXeed autonomous tractor arrives in Ireland
The first autonomous agricultural robot from Dutch company AgXeed has arrived in Ireland. Peter Thomas Keaveney sat down with AgXeed head of sales Peter Robinson to find out more.
14 February 2024 News