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Beef
Beef Management: kale, second-cut silage and farm safety
Adam Woods Beef and suckler editor
Beef editor Adam Woods takes a look at kale establishment, fertiliser for second-cut silage, BPS amendments and farm safety in the busy month of June.
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NEWS
Gardaí stop tractor driver on phone
Wexford gardaí have asked that people using the roads be responsible and respect other road users.
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Revealed: the top 10 direct payments in 2019
The Department of Agriculture has revealed the payments received by farmers last year.
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DAIRY
Watch: Farm Tech Talk - livestock: grass deficits, dosing calves and Martbids
Jack Kennedy speaks with Irish Farmers Journal specialists about what's happening in the fields as well as chatting with Joan Bombardo, managing director Ornua Ingredients Europe.
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May milk supply peaks higher in 2020
Milk collection estimates from all the major processors show monthly May supply will be up on May 2019 writes Jack Kennedy
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Certified Irish Angus launches new campaign to better connect with consumers
#RaisedWithPride campaign celebrates thriving society of 10,000 Certified Irish Angus members
Save money and hassle on electricity bills
Free online service saves farmers’ time, money and energy through switching energy providers
Chlorine-free protocols for cleaning milking equipment
Chlorine will not be used in milking equipment cleaning products by the end of this year.
Bord Bia market insight: COVID-19 still significantly affecting meat markets
The coronavirus pandemic has been causing turmoil in beef and sheep meat markets around the world.
MACHINERY
Tractor drivers sharing videos should be sacked - FCI
According to the Association of Farm & Forestry Contractors in Ireland (FCI) there is a growing problem mainly surrounding young drivers in contracting fleets making use of phones while driving.
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John Deere's new M series front loaders
John Deere has launched its M series front loader range for tractors up to 155hp, designed to be a light and more basic solution compared to the higher spec R series loaders. Gary Abbott reports.
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TILLAGE
Grain Prices: wheat output concerns helping price sentiment
European crop production estimates have begun to reflect the impact that the wet winter and dry spring have had on crop potential and this is now helping sentiment.
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Tillage Management: most areas get enough rain to relieve drought
Many parts of the country got welcome rain in the past week to relieve dryness pressure but growth has already been impacted in many crops.
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