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Machinery
The best Deutz by Fahr
Michael Collins
It’s rare to see a tractor that was bought 31 years ago still running, let alone in daily use by the same family. Michael Collins visits one farmer who is doing just that.
17 September 2017 Farm machinery
In pictures: one eye on the vintage at Ploughing 2017
A large and varied selection of equipment from various decades will be on display and in operation in the vintage arena at this year's Ploughing.
Clear commercial focus at Salers tent
With a number of different Salers crosses on show, this year’s society tent shows exactly how the breed can be used to its best advantage.
In pictures: equal-wheel-drive mania
The mid-1960's spawned a new generation of tractors. Manufacturers like Ford, Massey Ferguson and David Brown introduced all-new ranges, suitable for worldwide tractor markets. Simon Henley reports.
9 August 2017 Vintage
JCB goes to the races at British Grand Prix
A fleet of JCB machines were under starter’s orders to take on a starring role at the British Grand Prix.
19 July 2017 Farm machinery
Macra voices young farmer views at National Economic Dialogue
Bodies from every sector in Ireland gather for budget forum in Dublin Castle.
5 July 2017 Community
Burren Life shortlisted for top EU nature project
The Burren Life agri environment scheme has been shortlisted as one of the top LIFE Nature projects across Europe in the last 25 years.
7 May 2017 News
Further warning against LIC contracts
A leading dairy farmer with operations in Ireland and New Zealand has urged farmers not to sign the proposed LIC contracts.
11 January 2017 News
Macra wants overdrafts restructured into term loans included in agri-loan scheme
Macra na Feirme has called on the SBCI and the pillar banks who will administer the new agriculture cashflow support loan scheme to include farmers who have restructured overdrafts into term loans.
4 January 2017 Community
What pedigree breed bulls are doing the business?
With the premier cattle sales now drawn to a close, the Irish Farmers Journal looks at how the bulls in each breed fared.
4 January 2017 Pedigree
Rural Ireland is very much alive
Macra na Feirme recently met members of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs to discuss the quality of life in rural areas.
30 November 2016 Community
Overcoming wood mobilisation challenges
Forestry and forest products sector face up to wood mobility issues as timber production is forecast to double over the next two decades.
9 November 2016 Forestry