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In pictures: 95 lots total over €2.1m at Tyrone contractor clearance auction
Gary Abbott
The Maguire Agri Contracts clearance auction hosted by Euro Auctions took place on Saturday. Top price of the day was secured by a 2022 Krone Big M 450 making €226,600 plus VAT and commission.
19 January 2023 News
In pictures: mammoth contractor auction to take place on Saturday
A Tyrone contractor’s fleet of immaculate machinery is set to go under the hammer this Saturday 21 January commencing at 9.30am.
18 January 2023 Features
Rising rural musicians: Jamie Donnelly
In the third part of our rising rural musicians series, Naomi Hamilton-O’Donnell talks to Co Tyrone country singer Jamie Donnelly about her experience.
Opportunities for farmers in peatland restoration
Farmers must be rewarded for protecting this natural asset, writes David Wright.
11 January 2023 Northern Ireland
Total land area for sale in NI up 7%
This year’s total represents only 0.6% of the overall agricultural land area in NI.
28 December 2022 Northern Ireland
Farmer Writes: disappointing autumn weather
I’m not keen on insecticides, beneficials and other little fellows inevitably suffer, writes Gerald Potterton.
23 November 2022 Farmer Writes
Agriculture is the lifeblood of Cookstown
Cookstown in Co Tyrone is surrounded by high-quality farmland with a huge processing industry which drives almost all commercial activity in the town.
10 November 2022
Mid-sized Schaffer suits Tyrone dairy farm
Gary Abbott finds out why the Schaffer 6680 T was the machine of choice for Tyrone dairy farmers Derek and John Edgar, five years on.
19 October 2022 Farm machinery
Profit increases at Foyle Food Group Holdings
Exceptional items contribute to a strong performance by meat processor with factories both sides of the border and in Britain.
12 October 2022 News
Male in court over alleged attempt to 'murder' PSNI officers with tractor
Three PSNI vehicles were allegedly "rammed" by a tractor in Fivemiletown, Co Tyrone.
26 September 2022 Northern Ireland
Bowler egg producers at breaking point
Farmers in NI who supply Derby-based Bowler Eggs have highlighted major concerns about the immediate future for their businesses.
21 September 2022 Northern Ireland
R Wylie Engineering to showcase shear grab and topper ranges
R Wylie Engineering will exhibit its latest range of shear grabs and pasture toppers at this year’s National Ploughing Championships.
14 September 2022 News