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The Big Dealer: Lakeland to cut board members
The Dealer The Dealer
Larry's workers get beef bonus, the doctor and the dairy farmer, animal activits ethics questioned, Kerry CEO's pay and more in this week's Big Dealer.
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NEWS
FBD Insurance postpones AGM and €35m dividend payout
Farmers shareholders in FBD were looking forward to a dividend payment of €1 per share but this is now paused.
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New farming models and native woodland expansion needed – review
The interim review of the implementation of the National Biodiversity Action Plan 2017-2021 has found that “more needs to be done to reverse the trends in biodiversity loss”.
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Nutrition maximises breeding efficiency
Breeding is a crucial time in the farm calendar. The success of your breeding season is dependent on a number of factors within your control, including nutrition.
DAIRY
Farmers will be told if milk capacity is constrained – ICOS
For now, all plants are operating normally and farmers need to ensure that cows are in good condition for the breeding season, so that should be the priority on farms, ICOS president says.
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Mart prices: calf prices hold firm in Carnew under new trading protocols
Matthew Halpin reports on calf prices in Carnew Mart on Wednesday. This report is powered by the MartBids app.
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Welcome to the National Dairy Council
At the NDC, we put our members’ and stakeholders’ needs first. Due to the global pandemic that is Covid-19, NDC staff are working remotely. Our work continues to promote the voice of Irish dairy.
Nutrition maximises breeding efficiency
Breeding is a crucial time in the farm calendar. The success of your breeding season is dependent on a number of factors within your control, including nutrition.
Choosing the right solar PV system is critical to maximising energy generation.
Farmers more than anyone know the importance that the quality of products can have on the longevity and quality of a machine or other purchase.
Welcome to the National Dairy Council
At the NDC, we put our members’ and stakeholders’ needs first. Due to the global pandemic that is Covid-19, NDC staff are working remotely. Our work continues to promote the voice of Irish dairy.
Monaghan-based round baling specialists
Tom Tierney and his nephew Niall Boylan provide a specialised round baling contractor service in the north Monaghan region.
MACHINERY
On test: Honda Foreman TRX520
Honda recently launched its most powerful farm quad yet, the Foreman TRX520 which is set to replace the long serving TRX500 model. Gary Abbott got the opportunity to put it through its paces.
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Cork contractor improves efficiency with one-pass drill
Peter Thomas Keaveney caught up with Padraig Noonan from Noonan Agri Contractors in Cork, to find out how his Lemken Solitair 25 six metre one pass is performing.
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