Raymond Linnane operates a 50 cow suckler herd in Bellharbour, Co. Clare. He built a new slatted shed in 2006 and highlights the difference slat rubber makes to his herd, versus bare concrete slats.
STIHL continues to steal a march when it comes to developing new innovative technologies that offer real solutions to practical problems.
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Farmers describe the devastation of Ophelia. Plus agricultural college open days and Brexit talk at the Anuga food fair.
By Hannah Quinn-Mulligan on 18 October 2017
Kieran Flatley farms outside of Knock in Co Mayo, he spoke to Patrick Donohoe about farming in the west of Ireland and Ophelia.
Bord Bia recently undertook a study tour of northern England with a group of Irish beef and dairy producers.
Politically it is quite unrealistic for the country exiting the club to expect the surviving members to change the rules of the game they play amongst themselves.
By Colm McCarthy on 18 October 2017
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