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EU beef exports continue to grow in 2014
Due to confusion over the diverse nature of Julian Hughes' business, he has resorted to farm tours and presentations to get the message across to stakeholders.
By Julian Hughes on 03 March 2015
The mart trade continues to be strong. Store bullocks prices have eased slightly but heifers remain particularly strong. Weanling heifers are strong plainer bulls are back slightly.
By Nathan Tuffy on 03 March 2015
According to a report in The Guardian, scientists in China have discovered a protective mouse gene that makes genetically modified cattle more difficult to infect with bovine tuberculosis.
By Farmers Journal on 03 March 2015
The hackathon will bring together computer programmers and others involved in software development to develop projects and ideas to enhance and improve on the quality and reputation of Irish beef.
By Farmers Journal on 03 March 2015
Murray Goulburn, Australia’s largest co-op, has confirmed they will pay a full year farmgate price of AU$6/ kg of milk solids (37 c/l).
By John Boylan on 03 March 2015
Cryptosporidium can harm both calves and humans. Vet Tommy Heffernan explains how it can be treated and prevented.
By Contributor on 02 March 2015
An orange warning has been put in place by Met Éireann with warnings of further heavy wintry showers of rain, sleet, hail and snow.
By Farmers Journal on 03 March 2015
Russia is still an important market for Irish dairy products despite the sanctions, according to Bord Bia.
By Farmers Journal on 03 March 2015
Breian Carroll of Carroll Consultancy in Swinford, Co Mayo, thinks that GLAS is a good scheme. He explains how he will help farmers to boost payments.
By Peter Young on 03 March 2015
Young farmers who began farming in '08 and '09 who missed out on YFIS and Young Farmer priority category of National Reserve are to be covered under the scheme's "specific disadvantage" provision.
By Farmers Journal on 02 March 2015
Colostrum is the first milk that the cow produces and is the most important line of defence for the calf. Bernadette Earley and Mark McGee have tips on how to manage colostrum for young calves.
By Farmers Journal on 02 March 2015
ICSA beef chairman Edmond Phelan said that he is concerned about recent trends in the beef industry.
By Farmers Journal on 03 March 2015
Today Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney announced that his department will hold a series of information meetings on CAP implementation.
By Farmers Journal on 02 March 2015
The Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland (ASAI) ruled that Dunnes Stores was in breach of their code for failing to respond to a complaint.
By Aisling Hussey on 02 March 2015
A delegation from the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine will be in Luxembourg tomorrow to help launch the St Patrick’s Day Festival of Irish produce.
By Farmers Journal on 03 March 2015
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George O’Callaghan driving out the calves at the Castleisland Mart calf sale.Picture: Valerie O’Sullivan
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