TOP STORIES
Beef
Beef management: difficult grazing, tetany and safety in the farmyard
Adam Woods Beef and suckler editor
With grazing conditions deteriorating across the country, Adam Woods has a number of pieces of advice for farmers.
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NEWS
Boortmalt claims imported malt is Irish
The IFA has blocked a shipment of malt at Waterford port, but its origins are in dispute.
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IFA blocks shipment of imported grain at Waterford port
The IFA is preventing the last of the grain from being unloaded from the ship.
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SPONSORED
Casein in the Irish dairy industry
Margaret Butler, dairy ingredients manager, Bord Bia explains the importance of one of the less well known products in the dairy industry.
DAIRY
WATCH: Farm Tech Talk - the Livestock Show
It's heading for the middle of August and it's all go for weaning sucklers, breeding sheep and baling straw, writes Jack Kennedy.
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Planning animal health - don't miss our webinar this Monday
Want to know the benefits of animal health planning and what it could mean for your dairy business? Tune into this webinar next Monday
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Sweetgrass® - a high-nitrogen fertiliser with added sodium produced by Gouldings
As summer growth hits its peak, grass naturally becomes more fibrous, making it less palatable and digestible for grazing. Fibre content can rise from 35% in leafy grass to 50% in stemmy grass.
Casein in the Irish dairy industry
Margaret Butler, dairy ingredients manager, Bord Bia explains the importance of one of the less well known products in the dairy industry.
Irish Shows Association Virtual Show 2020 - the show must go on(line)!
2020 is a very different year for our showing community and the Irish Shows Association has been inspired to adapt to the new normal and look to technology to keep the show on the road.
COVID-19 is changing food choices for good
Rory McDonnell, head of strategic insight and planning at Bord Bia, examines some of the changing consumer habits as a result of COVID-19.
Bonanza Calf Nutrition key points to be aware of preparing for calves at grass
We are improving our calf management year-on-year; refining it, focusing on new aspects, raising the target bar.
MACHINERY
Pöttinger introduce new four-rotor rake
Pöttinger have recently added the TOP 1403 C four-rotor rake to its range of grass equipment. The 14m rake features hybrid drive technology. Gary Abbott writes
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New Holland launches twin-rotor CH7.70 combine
New Holland has introduced the CH7.70, a new single model combine range offering its twin-rotor threshing system from larger CR models now in a smaller package.
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TILLAGE
IFA blocks shipment of imported grain at Waterford port
The IFA is preventing the last of the grain from being unloaded from the ship.
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Department warns public not to plant mystery seeds
There have been reports from a number of other countries where members of the public have received seeds in the post which weren’t ordered.
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