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Rising material costs hit farmer demand for sheds
Noel Bardon
Farmer demand for new sheds is low, although some work is being carried out extending existing facilities.
19 September 2022 Farm machinery
Tanco mowers to make Ploughing debut
Tanco Autowrap, the Carlow-based manufacturer of bale wrappers, bale handling and bale feeding equipment is set to return to this year’s Ploughing Championships.
17 September 2022 News
Keltec to debut new range of tankers at Ploughing
Keltec Engineering is set to showcase its new range of slurry tankers alongside its steerable front mower to the public for the first time at this year’s Ploughing Championships.
Ultra Light Manitou telehandler to make Irish debut
Among Manitou’s range of exhibits at this year’s Ploughing will be the recently launched Ultra Light Manitou (ULM) compact telehandler range.
14 September 2022 News
Strong gusts leave Wexford farmyard ‘like a bomb site’
A farmer in Wexford saw damage to his sheds during what he described as a “mini tornado” on his farm on Tuesday night.
9 September 2022 News
Farmer Writes: building and financing a new shed
Kieran Sullivan has some finishing off to do in his new shed, including feed barriers, internal dividing gates, and water troughs.
17 August 2022 Farmer Writes
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
Components still an issue, while further machine price rises on the cards
Machinery importers and manufacturers were out in numbers at the FTMTA Farm Machinery Show last week. Peter Thomas Keaveney caught up with some to talk about the current challenges.
20 July 2022 Farm machinery
Underinsurance the big fear of 2022
What should farmers be doing when renewing farm insurance policies now that building costs are skyrocketing and stock values are up considerably.
22 June 2022 Insurance
JCB opens new factory in India
JCB has officially opened a new £100m (€119m) factory in India, which is set to fabricate parts for global production lines.
4 May 2022 News
Webinar: wood construction and climate change
There will be a free webinar taking place on 14 April on ways to reduce the carbon footprint associated with building.
8 April 2022 News