NEWS
You can have your eggs in a couple of baskets – suckler farmer on forestry
Forestry has a place in everyone’s enterprise if they have marginal ground and it’s an option to look at, one suckler farmer with forestry has said.
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Brexit: deal or no deal - or even delay?
The shape of the deal is in place, but the problem is that the DUP believes that the arrangements of maintaining a seamless border on the island of Ireland compromises its position.
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DAIRY
Farmers with over 100 cows more likely to invest in precision technology
The research surveyed farmers in the west on four precision dairying technologies; automatic cluster removers, automatic drafting, automatic heat detection and automatic calf feeders.
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‘Every cow should have a cubicle’ vet conference hears
There was a huge focus on animal welfare at a vet conference in Limerick.
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SPONSORED
The long-term solution for dock control
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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
Life gets much easier for a suckler farmer in Co Clare
Paul Crowe is a farmer who needed better calving facilities. He realised that outside of the traditional financing methods, there are more suitable options available, including the Cultivate loan.
Leading renewable energy show returns with dedicated farm diversification advice
Energy & Rural Business Show Ireland comes from the creators of Energy Now Expo Ireland which will celebrate three years of success in October 2019.
Kick Start supplier development at Lidl
In 2017, Lidl developed Kick Start, a supplier development programme in conjunction with Bord Bia to give Irish food and drink suppliers the chance to showcase their products and grow their business
MACHINERY
Huge on-farm retirement auction to take place in Carlow
Michael Doyle Auctions is set to host an on-farm auction on behalf of John Brophy on Friday at 1.30pm in Tullow, Co Carlow.
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Pallaskenry set for hedge-cutting and tractor roadworthiness events
FCI's tractor roadworthiness event teams up with Teagasc's hedge-cutting event to give contractors extra value for their day in Pallaskenry.
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