NEWS
CAP: Taoiseach pledges to protect farmers’ money
Both the Taoiseach and the Tánaiste have given an undertaking to protect Irish farmers from a CAP budget shortfall.
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Rabies alert issued by Department of Agriculture
HSE and Department of Agriculture working to investigate human and animal contact.
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DAIRY
Big interview: Tánaiste Simon Coveney on trade deals, CAP and dairy expansion
Justin McCarthy talks to the Tánaiste about a trade deal with the UK, how Fine Gael will fund a CAP shortfall and whether he foresees a quota for dairy expansion.
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Mandatory recording of dam breed on cattle ID cards
The move will leave farmers in a better position to inform themselves on the breeding of any calves they are purchasing.
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Marshill Renewables is seeking farmers and land-owners to rent their land for the construction of wind turbines in the Republic of Ireland.
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Colostrum Management "I don't have time for scouring calves" says Wicklow farmer
Colostrum is the single most important nutrient for the newborn calf as it contains high levels of energy, growth promoters, vitamins and immunoglobulins.
Reduce labour next spring, vaccinate early this winter
Now is the time to plan to reduce the workload in the busy spring and introduce some laboursaving solutions to make life easier and more effective for both man and beast.
Powering the future with Marshill Renewables
Marshill Renewables is seeking farmers and land-owners to rent their land for the construction of wind turbines in the Republic of Ireland.
MACHINERY
1,968 new tractors sold in Ireland in 2019
FTMTA figures show that a total of 1,968 new tractors were registered during 2019 which represents a reduction of 16 units on the 2018 figure. Peter Thomas Keaveney reports.
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1,968 new tractors sold in Ireland in 2019
FTMTA figures show that a total of 1,968 new tractors were registered during 2019 which represents a reduction of 16 units or less than 1% on the 2018 figure.
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TILLAGE
Cork farmer crowned Dairygold malting barley winner
The winner of the Dairygold competition "has embraced environmental schemes and has developed an impressive knowledge of catch crops and conservation tillage techniques".
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Dairygold announces spring bean price for 2020
The co-op has announced a 2020 contract price for beans at its annual spring conference which took place in Co Cork.
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