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Overruns and overspending
Colm McCarthy Economist
It is now time to abandon whatever ‘long-established arrangements’ have been relied upon, especially where large once-off projects are concerned.
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NEWS
EU 'stands ready' to support farmers - Hogan
European Commissioner for Agriculture Phil Hogan has assured farmers that Europe is planning for all possible outcomes from Brexit negotiations.
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Lamb prices rocketing ahead
The trade for all types of lamb is strong currently boosting farmers' confidence in the sector.
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Smart solution supports medicine administration on farm
Technology is continuously offering new solutions and supports to Ireland’s farming community. Now a new app will help make managing animal remedies easier.
DAIRY
Making the most of January grass in Wexford
Calving pattern, feed budgets and environmental measures all to be studied at Johnstown Castle, writes Jack Kennedy.
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Kerry co-op to offer cash for shares
Members of the €2.2bn Kerry co-op can swap out their co-op shares for cash
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Building a Culture of Continuous Improvement
They say you should never let a good crisis go to waste, and those farmers who have come through challenging times will tell you that those experiences helped them to refocus on their core business.
Smart solution supports medicine administration on farm
Technology is continuously offering new solutions and supports to Ireland’s farming community. Now a new app will help make managing animal remedies easier.
Switch and Save with Pinergy
In the second instalment of our six part series, we catch up with Richard Hinchion from Crookstown, Co. Cork.
Reducing your costs with Pinergy
Richard switched to Pinergy in early 2018 to reduce his energy usage and costs by being able to effectively and easily monitor his energy consumption.
Building a Culture of Continuous Improvement
They say you should never let a good crisis go to waste, and those farmers who have come through challenging times will tell you that those experiences helped them to refocus on their core business.
MACHINERY
In pictures: SaMASZ factory tour
A group of Irish contractors and SaMASZ dealers had the opportunity to travel to Bialystok, Poland, this Tuesday for a factory tour of the new 13ha SaMASZ production site. Gary Abbott attended.
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Tullamore Farm: finding fields for slurry a difficult task
With very strong grass growth over winter months, there have been issues finding bare paddocks for slurry. On Tullamore Farm Woods looked at splash plate application v trailing shoe application.
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TILLAGE
IFA potato market report Tuesday 22/01/2019
Last week saw a lull in the potato market as it recovers post-Christmas, but demand is still strong for anyone selling.
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Return to cold could be an asset
The arrival of cold non-growth weather could prove to be important in hold back forward crops and helping to temporarily suppress diseases.
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