Mike Cooney, Renny, Ballyhooly, Mallow, Co. Cork established his business in the early 1990s with little more than a tractor and lime spreader.
Through careful management and a “little bit of luck", he has built one of the strongest agricultural contracting firms in 'rebel county'.
Cooney offers services including slurry spreading, lime spreading, ploughing, sowing and combining cereals along with silage harvesting of grass, whole crop and maize.
Mike runs a large fleet of machinery including a selection of John Deere tractors along with a Case and Fendt, with a belief that each tractor in the yard has "its qualities at different jobs".
Avondhu Macra is hosting the 2019 Macra ‘Rally’; Mike Cooney will play host to an open day on Saturday, October 26th - These tours require booking through the following link and will cost €25 (lunch included).
On the day of the visit, people will hear about how new technology has driven significant efficiency and productivity gains in the area of machinery output.