NEWS
Weekly podcast: beef taste test and IFA blockade
The week we hear from farmers on the front line at IFA blockades across the country and find out what cow breed produces the tastiest beef.
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In pictures: bad weather doesn't stop marts and events
This week our photographers were at the Raphoe Mart Fatstock Show and Sale and the official launch of the MacGillycuddy Reeks European Innovation Partnership Project.
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SPONSORED
Glanbia’s Black Friday offers – live now on GlanbiaConnect and in store
Glanbia is having its biggest-ever Black Friday sale and is offering farmers nationwide an opportunity to stock up, save big and support local, with genuine value across thousands of products.
DAIRY
Lakeland Dairies sets November milk price
Lakeland Dairies has set a price for November supplies of milk.
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Protected urea passes residue trial
Recent research from the US showed non-detectable residue levels of a nitrogen stabiliser when cows were dosed with the product for 28 days.
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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.
SHEEP
Sheep prices: Christmas trade underpinning price
Kildare Chilling are the only plant to change last week’s quote with their increase of 10c/kg bringing their base quote to €5.00/kg plus 10c/kg quality assurance bonus.
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Glanbia’s Black Friday offers – live now on GlanbiaConnect and in store
Glanbia is having its biggest-ever Black Friday sale and is offering farmers nationwide an opportunity to stock up, save big and support local, with genuine value across thousands of products.
New Holland T5 range - three champions, one team
The T5 range has been designed to be the ultimate all-rounder for today’s modern mixed farms, whether it is doing loader work, working with mounted implements or travelling down the road.
Cultivate loans - 'no stress involved in it whatsoever'
Cultivate loans from the credit union is one option for farmers who wish to develop their farms.
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.
MACHINERY
Watch: Thyregods standing the test of time
Gary Abbott caught up with tillage contractor Brian Tallon while he was harvesting fodder beet near Clogherhead. Brian and his son Andrew specialise in root crop harvesting.
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