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Munster Bovine increases callout charge
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Munster Bovine is moving to recoup some costs when it comes to autumn AI on farms.
21 September 2022 Dealer
Three-day Ploughing extravaganza returns
Luke Ming Flanagan's enormous tent could have housed the entire political circus at the 2022 National (and World) Ploughing Championships.
21 September 2022 Dealer
Are fixed milk supplies drying up?
Just 15% of dairy farmers will consider entering fixed-milk-price (FMP) schemes in the future, according to an Irish Farmers Journal survey.
Back to the future at Fianna Fáil?
The Soldiers of Destiny appear to be concentrating more of late on resurrecting stalwarts of the past than unearthing some talent for the future.
21 September 2022 Dealer
Dealer award for Translink NI boss
The chief executive of Translink was reported as making for no apology that guests at a gala dinner had to go meat-free.
21 September 2022 Dealer
Farming makes its case for budget funds
The Government has cash in hand going into the last round of budget negotiations, but the demands within the economy are extraordinary.
14 September 2022 Dealer
New tillage business starts up
The news business will have a focus on variety and seed choice, along with renewable energy and anaerobic digestion in particular.
14 September 2022 News
Football training’s off, but there’s a shed to raffle
The locals can’t train during the ploughing, but they’re trying to increase funds as 300,000 people descend on their home patch.
14 September 2022 Dealer
Confusion over suckler reduction scheme
The Dealer hears that talk of the proposed suckler reduction scheme has struck a nerve in farm organisations.
14 September 2022 Dealer
Beef cattle get younger while beef farmers get older
The age profile of beef farmers in attendance at the Teagasc winter finishing event in Kilkenny should be worrying beef processors, with the industry struggling to attract new blood.
14 September 2022 Dealer
ICBF hits over 3m beef weight records
A huge amount of data comes out of cattle weighing schemes to further the accuracy of breeding indexes.
7 September 2022 Dealer
Gorbachev had links to farming
Irish agricultural professor Frank Aherne became friends with Mikhail Gorbachaev befopre his ascent to the Russian presidency.
7 September 2022 Dealer