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Brexit casting shadow over dairy merger vote
The Dealer The Dealer
The LacPatrick/Lakeland merger would create a dairy pool and processing capacity on both sides of the border – hard or soft.
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NEWS
Infographic: countdown to Brexit
WIth the potential to have a huge impact on agriculture in Ireland, all eyes are on Brexit negotiations as we tick down to the 31 October deadline for a withdrawal agreement.
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Prepared foods centre to provide Brexit buffer
The new prepared consumer foods centre has been opened as a direct response to Brexit.
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SPONSORED
Meet the Connacht champion in the PR€VENTION FOR PROFIT competition
Representing Connacht in the MSD Prevention for Profit competition is Sligo farmer Chris Tuffy. Chris is farming in partnership with his father TJ on a leased farm at Doonally, near Sligo town.
DAIRY
Analysis: are we entering a period of fertiliser price rises?
It’s that time of year again when farmers look to buy fertiliser for next year. Eoin Lowry analyses the global fertiliser supply-demand balance.
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No change to Aurivo and Carbery milk prices for September
As co-ops continue to set September milk prices the trend as been no changes, but many boards have issued warnings of weakening market returns.
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Meet the Connacht champion in the PR€VENTION FOR PROFIT competition
Representing Connacht in the MSD Prevention for Profit competition is Sligo farmer Chris Tuffy. Chris is farming in partnership with his father TJ on a leased farm at Doonally, near Sligo town.
IFA October Open Farmer Meetings
This October IFA will run a series of Open Farmer Meetings across the country in partnership with FBD and AIB.
Calculating the Towing Capacity of a Vehicle
What is towing capacity? The Towing Capacity (or towable mass) is the maximum weight that a vehicle can tow according to the manufacturer’s specifications.
Cattle need to be worm free at housing
By using Dectomax, you are ensuring that your herd is delivering the most for you.
MACHINERY
Kia Ceed delivers a new level of smoothness
Kia has refined its best-selling car, the Ceed, with new levels of driving comfort and smoothness, coupled with a price increase, as Michael Moroney found out during his recent test drive.
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Listen: 10 ways to reduce crop damage on your potato harvester
With the bulk of the main crop potato harvest yet to get under way, growers should be aware of the main points in a harvester where potato damage is likely to occur this season.
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TILLAGE
Grain markets: little movement in markets despite weather issues
Despite ongoing weather issues in key grain-producing areas and the publication of the WASDE report which confirmed global yield reductions, markets remain relatively flat.
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