NEWS
Orange fire warning issued after spate of wildfires
Fire crews from Wicklow to Cork have dealt with a number of illegal fires in recent weeks.
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Coronavirus: new measures in place at Quinns
The agri-merchant will remain open for essential farming supplies but will operate a ‘call and collect’ service.
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DAIRY
New TB testing concessions agreed due to COVID-19
Talks between IFA and the Department of Agriculture have resulted in concessions on testing of calves and helps farmers directly affected by the pandemic.
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Dairy markets: Dairygold boss calls for EU support
Key figures Ireland’s dairy industryare calling on the European Commission to use the full range of dairy market supports at its disposal.
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SPONSORED
Welcome to the National Dairy Council
At the NDC, we put our members’ and stakeholders’ needs first. Due to the global pandemic that is Covid-19, NDC staff are working remotely. Our work continues to promote the voice of Irish dairy.
Choosing the right solar PV system is critical to maximising energy generation.
Farmers more than anyone know the importance that the quality of products can have on the longevity and quality of a machine or other purchase.
Welcome to the National Dairy Council
At the NDC, we put our members’ and stakeholders’ needs first. Due to the global pandemic that is Covid-19, NDC staff are working remotely. Our work continues to promote the voice of Irish dairy.
Monaghan-based round baling specialists
Tom Tierney and his nephew Niall Boylan provide a specialised round baling contractor service in the north Monaghan region.
Preparing your teaser bull to secure €21,000 profitability
Achieving a good heat detection rate is crucial to the profitability of your farm.
MACHINERY
JCB resumes production to aid ventilator project
JCB lends its manufacturing expertise in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak to producing steel housings for a newly designed ventilator from Dyson. Gary Abbott reports.
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‘Our sector can no longer be open to the public as normal’ - FTMTA
Peter Thomas Keaveney caught up with Gary Ryan, chief executive of the FTMTA to find out what the coronavirus lockdown means for machinery dealerships.
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TILLAGE
Researchers discover novel chemistry effective against septoria
The research was published in the Journal Nature Communications and could offer novel chemistry to help our perpetual fight against fungi.
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Feed ingredient prices rise with supply concerns
With the pace of imports slowing due to COVID-19 concerns, we carry an industry view on the underlying feed supply risks ahead of when the new restrictions begin to take effect.
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