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Farmhand became the exclusive Irish importer for Quicke in 1962. The Quicke loader is the highest quality and most effective on the market today. “It is one of the best investments a farmer or contractor can make for their business,” claimed Stephen Scrivener, sales and marketing director for Farmhand. Quicke has developed a strong following over the years with Michael Leamy from Co. Tipperary being no exception to this. Michael, a dairy and beef farmer, has a Quicke Q970 loader...

On Friday 18th October from 11:00am to 4:00pm in Kilkenny Eardly Agri. Services will be holding a Deutz Fahr and Amazone working demonstration day. The day is planned to showcase the Amazone range of tillage equipment both from a working point of view but also from a technical point of view. Michael Eardly of Eardly Agri. Services explained “We want to show customers the strength and capability of these machines, along with the latest technology available,...

Jim Power Agri. will be hosting a working demonstration day in Killeagh, East Cork on Friday 11th October. From 10:00am until 4:00pm the day is planned to showcase the Amazone range of tillage equipment both from a working point of view but also from a technical point of view. Paschal Twomey, Salesman for Jim Power Agri explained “We want to demonstrate to our customers the quality and accuracy that Amazone machinery is famous for.” Representatives from SDF...

Family owned company Amazone are well known as Irish market leaders for their spreaders and sprayers. With the purchase of Vogel and Noot in 2016, they were able to offer a full range of plough options as part of their successful tillage range. Amazone ploughs are characterised by their robust technology, an excellent quality of work, optimal adaptation to conditions and highest possible cost effectiveness. All points that are reaffirmed with the Cayros. The Amazone Cayros was...

As the Krone BigM 450 demo tour is mowing its way across the country, we caught up with demo driver Ben Buckley to find out more: First off can you tell us a bit more about yourself? I’m from South Dublin, so not farming at home myself. However, I have always travelled down to spend time working on my Uncle’s dairy farm near Mallow. How did you come to be driving the demo BigM 450? As soon as I...

About us Farmhand is one of the leading distributors of agricultural machinery in Ireland.  Based in Damastown, Dublin 15, Farmhand imports, assembles and distributes machinery through a network of 40 independent dealers and offers products by manufacturers such as Krone, Amazone, Alo & APV. Farmhand also has a significant spare parts division, Fastparts. Farmhand operates throughout the Republic of Ireland & Northern Ireland. Reason for vacancy Due to increased sales, company expansion, and a growing product line, we have...

Farmhand, the exclusive Krone distributors for Ireland, claim to be ‘mowing the country’ with their demonstrator BigM450. “Ireland is one of the biggest markets for BigM in the world” said Stephen Scrivener from Farmhand. “A combination of tight harvest times, small fields and very heavy crops make the BigM a winner. On top of this, labour shortages are making the move to BigM more attractive to contractors” he added. Ben Buckley, a Dublin native who got his...

Marketing Coordinator – Job Specification About us Farmhand is one of the leading distributors of farm machinery in Ireland.  Based in Damastown, Dublin 15, Farmhand imports, assembles and distributes machinery through a network of 34 independent dealers and offers products by such manufacturers as Krone, Amazone, Quicke, Zuidberg and APV. Fastparts, a separate division of Farmhand supplies 30,000 different lines of parts through a dealer network of 450 in Ireland. Job Title Marketing coordinator reporting to Marketing Director. Details This role is 75% office based at...

Farmhand, the exclusive Irish distributor for Krone, Amazone, Quicke, Zuidberg and APV have appointed Swaine Agri. In Rhode, Co.Offaly as a new main dealer. “Liam Swaine and his team have really impressed us with their commitment to after-sales and their new purpose-built premises” said Paul Scrivener, MD Farmhand. Stephen Scrivener- Marketing Director Farmhand, Tom OConnor- Territory Sales Manager Farmhand, Liam Swaine- MD Swaine Agri, PaulScrivener- MD Farmhand “Liam Swaine has been 20 years working in the farm machinery industry...

Farmhand, sole distributors for Krone, Amazone and Quicke, have appointed Cooney Furlong Machinery of Enniscorthy as their new main dealer in the South East. “We are proud to partner with Cooney Furlong. They have been doing a great job for Vaderstad and Case in recent years and we believe that they will be a key long-term dealer for us” said Paul Scrivener, MD Farmhand.   Kevin Cooney and Walter Furlong have over 70 years’ experience in the...

After the launch of the BigX 680, 780 and 880 last year, the 1180 range topper was just a matter of time. The extra power over the previously released models comes from a 24.24-lire, 850kW/1165hp Liebherr V12 engine. This not only makes this the biggest harvester in the world, thanks to the Liebherr engine it also has long service intervals. Higher engine power and throughputs require the new flagship BiG X 1180 to use larger-diameter conditioning rollers....

Krone and Amazone importer for Ireland, Farmhand Ltd, have something special in store for Ploughing 2018. They say they are doing something at the show that has never been done before and that you don’t want to miss it. “Farmhand have not had a machinery stand at the show for almost 20 years and we wanted to come back with a bang” said marketing director, Stephen Scrivener.   Like most Irish farms, Krone, Amazone and Farmhand are family enterprises now...

2017: Amazone turnover climbs to 457 million €   In the 2017 financial year, the Amazone Group has grown yet again with the consolidated total turnover, without taking the trading volume into consideration, going up to 457 million €. This sets a new record in the company’s history and, in comparison to the previous year (406 million €), this represents a growth in turnover of 12.6 %.   A pleasingly demand for its new models showed equally across all of...

Fastparts, the consumable parts division of Farmhand, celebrated 30 years in business last Thursday with an open evening for their 350+ strong dealer network. The event’s purpose was twofold. “It’s great to mark 30 years for my department” said parts director Sinead Scrivener. “However, tonight is also about the culmination of 3 years hard work by the Fastparts team to get this webshop ready to launch” she said.   Fastparts was set up by Farmhand in 1988 and distributes a range...

Since our last Premos newsletter was published, we have made great strides in the further development of the machine. In this issue we will spotlight the changes, modifications and improvements we have implemented in the meantime. In our last issue, we explained that we had to increase the diameters of the die rollers from 800mm to 1000mm on the two 2016 machines. These modifications have had a very positive effect in terms of throughput and pellet...

Fastparts, the parts division of Farmhand, have wrapped up the year by donating over 150 farming toys to Tallaght and Temple Street Children’s hospitals. “We had the toys in stock and thought it would be a nice thing to do. There’s nothing worse than being sick and stuck in hospital at Christmas” said Sinead Scrivener- Fastparts Director. There is a range of farming related toys from remote control tractors for older kids to mini farm animals for...

Richard Wilson, of Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim has scooped two awards in Ireland’s best young Entrepreneur awards. Richard, who has been in business for four years and is a main Farmhand Dealer won, ‘best established business and best young entrepreneur’ trophies in the county. “We are absolutely delighted to win these awards, it is a great achievement for Wilson Machinery” said Richard. The Leitrim man deals in second hand tractors as well as having the main dealer...

And the winner is – KRONE. The new BiG X series (BiG X 680, BiG X 780 and BiG X 880) has won the 'Machine of the Year 2018' award at Agritechnica in Hannover. The panel of top-level judges comprising national and international agricultural engineering journalists were suitably impressed by the BiG X’s latest features. A particular highlight of this new series is the ground-breaking cab lift – the first of its kind in the world. At...

Thomas Steele – Co. Down Overall, we are very happy with the machine. Like anything, there is a bit of setting up to get the machine working properly but once it is, the ZAV works well. We work mainly grassland and have been buying Amazone spreaders since 1962. There is a premium to pay with the ZAV but we are already recouping money on our investment. Thanks to the weigh scales, I can tell exactly how much...

Approved for Tams2 and looking for finance? Amazone Finance claim to have a solution that could suit you. Deutsche Leasing DAC, in collaboration with Amazone, have come up with a loan solution that complies with dept. of agriculture regulations. “We identified that many successful Tams2 applicants could not finance their purchase with a regular lease agreement so we have developed a solution that allows them to borrow the funds necessary” said Killian McCormick of Amazone Finance....