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SIMA 2022: John Deere See & Spray technology makes European debut
Gary Abbott
John Deere unveiled its See & Spray camera-sensing spot-spraying technology at SIMA 2022.
9 November 2022 News
Ukraine’s farmers: 'too many people are dependent on us to quit'
Ukrainian farmers continue to adapt to the challenges Russia’s invasion has brought them but export logistics continue to impact profitability. Barry Murphy reports.
9 November 2022 Markets
Dutch cow numbers to decline by 20-30%
Aidan Brennan reports from Holland, where farmers there are feeling the wrath of new environmental rules which are going to shake up farming in the intensive dairy country.
The Dutch experience of cattle disease control
Dr Inge Santman-Berends addressed a conference in Templepatrick to mark 10 years of Animal Health and Welfare NI.
19 October 2022 Northern Ireland
Response to market report on Irish beef in Dutch market
"The Netherlands is Ireland’s third largest export market for beef" - Laura Crowley, market manager, Netherlands, Bord Bia.
12 October 2022 Letters
Change in Netherlands farming 'unavoidable'
The Dutch ambassador Adriaan Palm explains the difficult decisions facing Dutch farmers, as stringent nitrogen emissions cuts bite.
12 October 2022 News
In pictures: 170-cow automated dairy farm in Holland
Almost 70% of dairy farmers in the Netherlands have adopted automation on their farms.
9 October 2022 News
Link between pesticides and Parkinson’s under investigation
Cork Parkinson's Association says a large proportion of its membership is from the farming community.
8 October 2022 News
Dutch farmers to face phasing out of derogation
The final draft decision from Brussels shows that 2022 will be the final year that derogation farmers in the Netherlands will be permitted to reach the 250kg N/ha granted to Ireland.
5 October 2022 News
Dutch derogation phase-out plans branded a 'sham'
The final draft decision from Brussels shows that 2022 will be the final year that derogation farmers in the Netherlands will be permitted to reach the 250kg N/ha granted to Ireland.
3 October 2022 News
Dutch supermarket shelves packed with competing beef branding
Beef branded as South American, high animal welfare and Irish are all competing for space on shelves in the Netherlands.
28 September 2022 News
Dutch dairies scramble for milk supply
With increasing environmental pressures, Dutch dairy companies are increasingly looking towards countries like Ireland and Belgium for more milk.
14 September 2022 Markets