Farm with the future in mind

Look to Northern Ireland for agricultural innovation. Farming is the biggest industry in Northern Ireland, but we’re also leaders in engineering, manufacturing, technology and academic research in the field. We have world-leading expertise developing innovative, reliable farming equipment and agri-tech.

Our sophisticated, productive farming practices can help increase profits, manage land, boost yields and safeguard food quality. Northern Ireland companies are bringing this success to the global agricultural industry. Reap the benefits of our experience and source your farming solutions from world leaders.

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    Quality Assurance

    Our skills, knowledge and experience produce market-led innovation and quality.

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    Global Exporter

    We have an established track record in international trade, exporting to over 100 countries.

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Sector Expertise


Area of sector expertise

  • Grassland management
  • Trailers
  • Agri equipment
  • Agri engineering

Northern Ireland has a unique cluster of companies producing world-class mobile bulk processing and wet processing equipment, with agricultural applications. Our engineering and manufacturing excellence is supported by a comprehensive supply chain, resulting in reliable, high-performing equipment that delivers economic and environmental benefits.

  • Products from slurry tankers and dribble bars to livestock handling equipment
  • Cutting-edge technology and efficient farm machinery
  • Full range of farm trailers
  • Expert skills and knowledge based on experience – farming is Northern Ireland’s biggest industry.


Area of sector expertise

  • Farm management software
  • Precision farming
  • AI, cloud & data analytics

In addition to an industrial heritage rooted in farming, Northern Ireland is one of Europe’s leading tech hubs, with strengths in software development and cyber security. The two worlds have merged to create leading-edge agri-tech solutions, including:

  • Autonomous livestock video monitoring
  • AI-enabled farm safety monitoring
  • On-demand satellite insights to predict crop health
  • Energy and fuel management reporting
  • Cloud-based egg supply software

Businesses here include:

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  • Cattle Eye company logo
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  • Machine Eye company logo
  • CropHound logo
  • Farm Compare company logo

How we can help

Invest Northern Ireland is the economic development agency for Northern Ireland, one of the four regions of the UK. Our Americas team supports trade and investment between the region and the US, Canada and Latin America. We help our companies export internationally, connecting them with trading partners across the globe.

Northern Ireland companies offer innovative, reliable equipment and technology suitable for all types of farms, as well as capacity and capability to service the Americas market. We can connect you to world-class companies through:

  • Meet the Buyer events
  • Trade shows & exhibitions
  • Direct introductions

Contact Us

Contact our Trade team to discuss your Agri & Farming needs. Our representatives in the US, Canada and Latin America can connect you with products and solutions suitable for your farm.

Looking for other Invest NI contacts globally?

Please visit our Locations Directory

Mark Reid
Mark Reid
Head of Trade
Michael Barton
Michael Barton
Regional Trade Manager
Toronto - Canada
Christian Ebner
Christian Ebner
Regional Trade Manager
Santiago - Chile
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