Enterprise Ireland, Norma James organised a group of German Contractors to spend the afternoon at Morgan Gings farm and Distillery at Ballykeeffe, Co. Kilkenny.
“We invested in the Abbey 2750 Recess Tanker and Tri-App to spread Slurry and the waste from our distillery. We want to minimise our carbon footprint and the Tri-App delivers the Slurry in discrete lines below the crop canopy, there is no smell and we can get back out to the field in a week. Therefore, it ticks all the boxes. The wide wheels help to minimise compaction and the tank is a dream to pull behind the tractor” remarks Morgan Ging, host farmer (dry stock and tillage).
Mike Kinsella, ROI Area Sales Manager for Abbey Machinery, outlined the various machine tanker options and Applicators to get the most from Slurry.
The visiting Contractors were impressed with the versatility of the Abbey Tri-App, the way the slurry was delivered onto the ground and the overall engineering of the Abbey machines.
Michael A. O”Grady, Sales, Marketing and Business Development Manager outlined Abbeys new Slurry Management Plan. The six simple steps to optimizing the nutrient value of Slurry in a cost effective way.
They also got the chance to see the distillery. Ballykeeffe Distillery is now in its second year. In that short time they won 3rd prize globally for their gin. Morgan grows all his own grain and has his own sustainable ecosystem. Afterwards the visitors got the chance to taste some vodka and gin. The Distillery got a resounding thumbs up from the visitors.