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Who is the CCPC protecting?
The Dealer The Dealer
Below-cost selling is not allowed on the supermarket shelf. However, it seems to be just fine when it occurs at the farm gate
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NEWS
Factories claim farmers get 63% of retail beef price
MII, the body which represents the factories, said recent suggestions that “farmers receive 20% of every €10 spent by consumers of beef in retail outlets are inaccurate".
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More gardaí on the front line and more community policing
An Garda Síochána announced on Thursday improvements to its structures, processes, services and governance.
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DAIRY
Dairy markets: demand set to increase as buying resumes
Activity is set to resume across Europe’s dairy market as we head into the important autumn period.
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Farm Finance: concentrate prices back €10 to €15/t
Concentrate prices have reduced over the past two months, with demand for beef nuts very low across the country.
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Up to €1,000 off Stanley and Rayburn range cookers
Summer is the perfect time to carry out some maintenance on your Stanley or Rayburn range cooker so that you won't have any worries when the weather starts to turn colder.
Carpool in the Country: Connemara Hill Lamb
In the Connemara mountains, the lambs that roam them produce a flavour so unique that they have gained a European Protected Geographical Indicator (PGI) status. We meet the farmer behind it all.
Big savings for early bird quad seekers
This August the early bird will catch the worm when it comes to saving money on the Honda quad range!
€8,100 savings on the Meegan farm in Co Meath
Gerard and Martin Meegan from Navan took the Smart Farming challenge recently. They identified over €8,100 in cost savings and ways to reduce their climate impact by almost 5%.
MACHINERY
Fendt to host two monster field days in Dublin
Fendt is set to host two monster field days consisting of both demonstrations and product displays on 11 and 12 September.
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New engines for Avero combines
Claas has announced that its entry level Avero combine series will now see Stage V Cummins engines replace current Perkins units going forward.
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TILLAGE
Redigo derogation rejection ‘severe blow to tillage farmers’ – IFA
The IFA had written to the Minister requesting a derogation for the product due to its role in the control of Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus (BYDV).
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Grain prices: nearby price pressure but better further out
Grain markets remain under pressure from harvest forces, but it now seems that there is some scope for optimism, especially on barley.
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