PAC conference – “Smart Farming – Contractors and Farmers Working Together” was held on 2nd February, 2018 at the Newpark Hotel, Kilkenny. The conference outlined the true added value of the many and varied smart farming technologies.
There was an impressive line-up of speakers including: Phil Hogan, EU Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development; Denis Naughten T.D., Minister for Communications; Frank Mullany, Nokia 5G Research Strategist; Ciaran Roche – FBD Farm Insurance; Joe Healy, President Irish Farmers Association; Richard Markwell, President of CEMA; Jacob Van Den Borne (Netherlands Farmer and Contractor); Dr Markus Baldingder, Chief Technical Officer at Pöttinger; Wilfried Muller, Director of Sales and Marketing, Rauch; Kevin Nolan, (Irish Farmer and Contractor); James Healy, President Macra na Feirme and Graham McHugh, President FTMTA.
Abbey Machinery was delighted to be exhibiting our latest Slurry Tank and Applicator at the show and our technical team available to answer any questions people had.
Rickerby Show 2018 is a must attend event from 7th to 8th March. Abbey will have a full array of machinery on show including a 2250RPP c/w DM Band Spreader, a 4000 Tandem, Slurry applications system, HPA1500 Supa Spreader and an ATD1500 Twin Disc. It will be held in their Carilse Depot from 12pm to 10pm.