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Farmer Writes: the quiet revolution gripping Irish farming
Gerald Potterton Farmer Writes
To my mind, farming’s future is not all about increasing scale but being the optimum size and doing that extraordinarily well, writes Gerald Potterton.
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NEWS
'It gets to the point where you can only charge so much for a steak'
Hundreds of beef-producing companies across the world are expected to compete in this year’s challenge to find the world’s best steak.
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Watch: Beef Summit highlights reel
From protests, speeches and heckling - relive the best moments from the Ballinasloe Beef Summit.
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Ecosyl silage additive is recognised by researchers worldwide as being backed by more independent trial evidence than any other silage additive.
DAIRY
Last dairy farm inside the M50 stops milking
The Guinness' dairy farm inside Dublin’s M50 stopped milking this week.
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Derogation farms generate €900m per year – IFA
The IFA is running a series of meetings to highlight the importance of the nitrates derogation to Irish farmers.
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Feed additive lifts cow fertility and health
Co Limerick dairy farmer Ned Frost credits a feed additive with improving herd health while simultaneously lifting fertility in his 180-cow Holstein Friesian herd.
Ecosyl - the world’s most proven silage additive
Ecosyl silage additive is recognised by researchers worldwide as being backed by more independent trial evidence than any other silage additive.
The long-term solution for dock control
Where docks are a problem in silage swards, it pays to control them before the silage is cut. When it comes to your choice of herbicide, DoxstarPro is a highly effective product for controlling docks.
Smart Farming Improving farm returns enhancing the environment
Smart Farming recently won the inaugural Talamh Agri-Innovation sustainability award at the RDS Spring Awards, which was accepted by the IFA and EPA.
10 tips for choosing the right Farm Insurance
If you’re shopping around for a new farm insurance policy, you’ll want to get more cover for less. Before you buy, ask yourself a few questions to make sure you’re getting everything you need and want
MACHINERY
Farm vouchers to promote use of contractors' precision agriculture
The farm machinery industry and contractor interests across Europe have made a proposal to implement a voucher system to encourage smaller farmers to access precision agriculture technologies.
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