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This week our contributor vet Tommy Heffernan is writing about the end of milk quotas tomorrow and giving some tips on how to plan ahead in the new era.
By Contributor on 31 March 2015
Dermot O'Leary is the new chairman of the Carbery Group.
By Farmers Journal on 31 March 2015
As the Republic of Ireland moves into the post-quota era, we ask are there any lessons to be learned from the North.
By Aidan Brennan on 31 March 2015
Speaking on the Today with Sean O'Rourke programme on RTÉ Radio 1, Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney said his department predicts the creation of 10,000 extra jobs over the next five years.
By Amy Nora Fitzgibbon on 31 March 2015
The end of the milk quota regime is good for the dairy sector, but farmers need to exercise caution, said IFA President Eddie Downey.
By Farmers Journal on 31 March 2015
A decision Brian Rushe made last year to delay reseeding is now costing him dearly and it is a mistake he will try not to repeat again. But on the upside, calving is going well.
By Contributor on 31 March 2015
The Irish dairy sector has 10 solid foundations on which to grow and profitably expand after the abolition of European milk quotas.
By Pat O'Keeffe on 31 March 2015
Pat O'Keeffe is to leave the Irish Farmers Journal to take up the role as Head of Farmer Relations with Glanbia.
By Farmers Journal on 31 March 2015
Ornua is the new name for the Irish Dairy Board, Ireland’s largest exporter of Irish dairy products, who today on the eve of milk quotas revealed its new global corporate identity.
By Farmers Journal on 31 March 2015
Aryzta, the Swiss based bakery business is to enter into negotiations for an investment in a specialty premium French food business.
By Eoin Lowry on 31 March 2015
Monitor your grass situation closely and take action when needed, writes dairy specialist Aidan Brennan.
By Aidan Brennan on 30 March 2015
By restricting labelling to preplaced fresh product it means that the labelling isn’t as extensive as it is for beef where loose beef not repacked is included as well, writes Phelim O'Neill.
By Phelim O'Neill on 30 March 2015
The farming app for beef and dairy farmers beat ten other potential winners in the final of a competition that began one year ago.
By Amy Nora Fitzgibbon on 30 March 2015
Harold Kingston had to educate European officials on what water stress means to Irish farmers before facing some stress of his own back on the farm.
By Harold Kingston on 29 March 2015
Irish Farmers Journal journalist Patrick Donohoe was back in Ballyhaise ag college on Friday for the latest day in the Green Cert programme.
By Patrick Donohoe on 29 March 2015
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