NEWS
CAP: 20% of BPS tied to eco-schemes
Ireland will have to allocate between €237m and €355m annually to eco-schemes from the direct payment budget with Council and Parliament negotiators to set the final figure.
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Slurry from 400,000 cows wanted for biomethane project
Project Clover is aiming to decarbonise the food supply chain as well as reduce agricultural carbon emissions
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DAIRY
Dairy markets: prices on the rise as demand holds steady
Demand in dairy markets is described as healthy, despite all of the uncertainty in the world right now.
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Production resumes at Arrabawn after fresh milk recall
Last week’s incident was the first product recall in the history of the Arrabawn Dairies facility, a spokesperson said.
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Use of antibiotics at dry off: a changing landscape
The blanket use of antibiotic dry cow therapy (ADCT) will no longer be the norm on Irish dairy farms, from January 2022, due to changes in EU regulations.
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Our cooling solutions are the quality choice for Irish Dairy Farmers. Packo Cooling has been designing and producing milk-cooling tanks in Belgium, Ireland and China since the 1960s.
On the road to the future of farming with technology steering the way
A growing global population is adding an ever-increasing pressure on to the world’s agriculture industry as it must produce more and faster, all the while with less space, less time and conditions.
CalfChat opinion divided on pros and cons of automatic v manual calf feeding
Farmer opinion is divided on whether automatic or manual feeding is better for calf rearing, with many rearers believing that the management of a system is more important than the method used.
Use of antibiotics at dry off: a changing landscape
The blanket use of antibiotic dry cow therapy (ADCT) will no longer be the norm on Irish dairy farms, from January 2022, due to changes in EU regulations.
MACHINERY
Carbon tax increase to cost contractors €13,455 per year – FCI
The increase of €7.50/t in Carbon Tax, will cost contractors €13,455 per annum, according to Association of Farm & Forestry Contractors in Ireland (FCI).
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Back to call and collect for machinery dealers as Level 5 kicks in
With Level 5 restrictions now reintroduced, the Farm Tractor & Machinery Trade Association (FTMTA) has issued advice to its members.
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TILLAGE
Grain trends: prices rise further on weather and demand issues
Demand and weather issues continue to offer support to grain prices as the over-supply estimates continue to shrink.
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125 farm-based AD plants needed by 2030
Anaerobic digestion got off to a slow start in Ireland but now it offers a solution to help decarbonise the food and agricultural sectors.
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