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Peter Varley joined the Farmers Journal in September 2012, contributing to the publication in the livestock, property and business sections. Peter holds an Honours Degree in Food and Agri Business Management from UCD and plans to undertake a masters in grassland production for beef herds. The title of his masters is “Identification of the maximum production potential of grassland to increase profitability on Irish beef farms on a national and regional basis".
Prices for lambs and hoggets remain static in the factories, but hopes are building for price improvements on the back of reduced supply.
Traditional hay meadows in GLAS cannot be grazed now until after mowing, which must be after 1 July.
Peter Varley visits a new grain store in Co Meath built to a very high specification.
Peter Varley talks to the Department of Agriculture about the steps involved in making a Basic Payment Scheme application.
By Peter Varley on 15 April 2017