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Beef
Beef management: five essential jobs to carry out this autumn
Kieran Mailey Northern deputy editor
As the silage season comes to a conclusion on most suckler farms, now is a good time for farmers to focus on carrying out those essential jobs in advance of winter housing.
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NEWS
Tipperary mushroom farm closes due to coronavirus
The company is working with the HSE and authorities to trace contacts of workers who tested positive.
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Agri jobs: dairy farm workers wanted
We take a look at the latest jobs available in the agri sector. This week, there is a selection of jobs available to dairy farm workers.
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DAIRY
Watch: remote auditing to continue - Bord Bia
Jack Kennedy speaks to Bord Bia Sector Manager for Quality Assurance Mick Houlihan on the latest developments in Quality Assurance
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WATCH: Farm Tech Talk - The livestock show
It's mid August and COVID-19 is still having a big impact on farming. In this week's episode, we talk about the potential impact on beef and sheep prices
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As summer growth hits its peak, grass naturally becomes more fibrous, making it less palatable and digestible for grazing. Fibre content can rise from 35% in leafy grass to 50% in stemmy grass.
Casein in the Irish dairy industry
Margaret Butler, dairy ingredients manager, Bord Bia explains the importance of one of the less well known products in the dairy industry.
Irish Shows Association Virtual Show 2020 - the show must go on(line)!
2020 is a very different year for our showing community and the Irish Shows Association has been inspired to adapt to the new normal and look to technology to keep the show on the road.
COVID-19 is changing food choices for good
Rory McDonnell, head of strategic insight and planning at Bord Bia, examines some of the changing consumer habits as a result of COVID-19.
Bonanza Calf Nutrition key points to be aware of preparing for calves at grass
We are improving our calf management year-on-year; refining it, focusing on new aspects, raising the target bar.
MACHINERY
Claas Axion 800 go Stage V with subtle updates inside and out
Claas have transitioned its Axion 800 models to the latest Stage V FPT engines. Alongside more hydraulic capacity options and an uprated PTO clutch, updates have also been made inside the cab.
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New tractor registrations up 8% for July
Figures show that 304 new tractors were registered in Ireland in July, up 8% on July 2019. This brings the 2020 first seven month tally to 1,512 units, down 9% on last year.
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