NEWS
Young beef farmers feeling the pain of current prices
The Irish Farmers Journal spoke to three young beef farmers about their future in farming at a Macra na Feirme farm walk on Tuesday.
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Factories fight moves on price transparency
European proposals to reveal how much factories are paid for beef are being opposed by Irish factories
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SPONSORED
Crops & Spreaders 2019 – a leading technical tillage and machinery event
The Irish Farmers Journal and Teagasc will once again collaborate to bring you this event on Wednesday 26 June. The event is free to attend.
DAIRY
Milk money stays in rural Ireland
Most of the money delivered to milk suppliers for milk sold internationally stays in rural Ireland.
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Greenfield management changes
Following the decision of Glanbia and the Phelan family to step back from the Greenfield Farm in Kilkenny an interim management team has been set up.
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SPONSORED
The long-term solution for dock control
Where docks are a problem in silage swards, it pays to control them before the silage is cut. When it comes to your choice of herbicide, DoxstarPro is a highly effective product for controlling docks.
Crops & Spreaders 2019 – a leading technical tillage and machinery event
The Irish Farmers Journal and Teagasc will once again collaborate to bring you this event on Wednesday 26 June. The event is free to attend.
Kingspan encourages homeowners to check their tank health with free check
Kingspan has just launched free tank health check packs* for homeowners in Ireland as part of its #BetterOffBunded campaign.
Smart Farming identifies €7,170 average cost savings on participating farms
Smart Farming, the voluntary resource efficiency programme focused on identifying ways to improve farm returns and enhance the rural environment.
You wouldn’t let your lunch go off – so why risk your silage?
Just like putting the cling-film on the sandwiches, a heavy-duty silage cover helps stop the top layer of silage going off and cuts down on costly waste.
MACHINERY
Around the country: unsettled weather sparks second cut delays
With second-cut silage ready across the majority of the country farmers and contractors wait anxiously.
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Manitou's upgraded articulated wheel loader
Coming up on a year from its first Irish appearance, the all new Manitou MLA-T loader was on display at the JH Fitzpatrick stand at this year’s Crops and Spreaders event.
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TILLAGE
The year of the yellow leaves
The prominence of yellow leaves in spring crops, especially in barley, raises concern about our knowledge of the cause and our ability for control BYDV infection in the season ahead.
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Grain prices: firmer tone but no fixed market direction
Markets have a slightly firmer tone this week based on uncertainty over production volumes where yields may be hit by weather.
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