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Mercosur deal is posing questions for all of us
The Dealer The Dealer
The possibility of almost 100,000 t of Brazilian beef coming into the EU is testing every single facet of Irish farming.
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NEWS
Farm grass and slurry central to €40m biogas proposal
A new proposal from Irish Bioenergy Association (IrBEA) and the Composting and Anaerobic Digestion Association of Ireland (Cré) has farmers at its centre.
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Boortmalt commences 30,000t malting capacity expansion
The news was marked with a site visit by Minister Andrew Doyle and local public representatives.
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DAIRY
Peter Fleming elected to lead ICOS dairy committee
The Barryroe supplier farms in Timoleague, Co Cork, and has held a number of chairmanships in the dairy industry.
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Dairy trends: GDT arrests decline as dairy prices lift
After four negative auctions, the benchmark dairy index returned a positive result this week.
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Maxammon helps to improve rumen performance and digestibility
Harbro has been working with and developing the Maxammon technology for more than 10 years.
€5,500 savings on Gillian and Neil’s farm
Earlier this year Gillian and Neil signed up to take the Smart Farming challenge and so in June the Smart Farming cost saving team did a farm visit to identify cost and environmental savings.
Next generation farming and planning ahead with AIB
Succession can often be a contentious issue among Irish farming families. We’ve taken the stress away by going through all that you need to know when it comes to discussing this sensitive topic.
Glasnevin Cemetery – it’s on your bucket list, right?
A seemingly unlikely place to visit this summer, but Glasnevin Cemetery is a must and if it isn’t on your bucket list now, it will be!
TILLAGE
Harvest 2019 off to a decent start
Growers tell us how crops are looking on the first week of widespread harvesting for the 2019 season.
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Grain prices: output projections continue to affect prices
While there is still a big wheat harvest forecast globally, markets continue to be nervous, while output expectation remains at record levels.
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