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Planning rules on ammonia revealed
Peter McCann Northern correspondent
The planning rules on ammonia emissions are at the centre of a High Court legal challenge by the Ulster Farmers’ Union
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NEWS
Kerry Group announces October milk price
The base price remains unchanged for the month of October. Glanbia, Lakeland and Strathroy have also released their prices.
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IFA visits Cherbourg to secure additional capacity in lairages
“We have also encouraged the operators to consider a further increase in capacity, without compromising best standards" – Phelan.
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Refresh your drying off technique for optimum results
Research has clearly demonstrated the link between infection during the dry cow period and subsequent clinical mastitis and elevated somatic cell counts (SCC) in early lactation.
DAIRY
Dale Farm cuts October milk price
Dale Farm announced a 0.25p/l cut to its base price for October, while other NI processors have left base prices unchanged.
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IFA visits Cherbourg to secure additional capacity in lairages
“We have also encouraged the operators to consider a further increase in capacity, without compromising best standards" – Phelan.
Read the full story ->
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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.
Refresh your drying off technique for optimum results
Research has clearly demonstrated the link between infection during the dry cow period and subsequent clinical mastitis and elevated somatic cell counts (SCC) in early lactation.
Economic sustainability for farmers
The whole area of sustainability has gained increased political and public attention in recent times, but what exactly does it mean, and what does it involve?
2019 proves a mixed year for the agriculture as Brexit uncertainty looms large
As the Brexit storm clouds loom and the possibility of a no-deal exit continues, 2019 to date has been a mixed year for the agricultural industry.
Make the most out of the dry period and improve udder health during lactation
The dry period is the main time at which mastitis infections are acquired on many Irish farms with infections entering the udder via the teat end