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Farewell to a sporting legend
Damien O'Reilly Columnist
Jack Charlton did more for Ireland than just manage the national football team, writes Damien O'Reilly.
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NEWS
Farm businesses to have access to €2bn loan scheme
Loans will start at amounts of €10,000 up to €1m with the scheme opening to farmers in the coming weeks.
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Bord Bia includes bulls in grass-fed standard
The development of a grass-fed standard has been met with some debate among farmers.
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SPONSORED
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.
DAIRY
Ornua invests $10m in Wisconsin cheese plant expansion
The $10m expansion of Ornua's Hilbert, Wisconsin, plant will add 30% additional production capacity, said Ornua.
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Dairy markets: French and German milk production falls
The dry period of weather in April and May resulted in reduced milk production across Europe.
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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.
Silostop - who we are & what we do
Silostop is the leading manufacturer of oxygen barrier (OB) silage films, providing a complete silage protection system made up of OB films, protective nettings and covers, as well as gravel bags.
Grass-fed standard for beef could be approved in coming weeks
Mark Zieg, beef sector manager with Bord Bia, outlines the details of what will form the 'grass-fed' standard for Irish meat and what benefits it could bring for prices.
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
John Deere adds new 350hp 7R model
Eight months after unveiling the new generation 7R tractors, John Deere has just announced that a new 350hp flagship model, the 7R 350, will be added to the series. Gary Abbott reports
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Have you checked your tyres ahead of the harvest?
With crops edging closer towards ripening, Michelin has published a pre-harvest tyre check that machine operators should carry out before the harvest gets under way. Peter Thomas Keaveney reports.
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TILLAGE
Potato crop area in key European countries increases
The area of potato crop planted in Europe’s top potato-producing countries has increased despite the market disruptions caused by COVID-19.
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Fungicide time for beet crops
Despite a slow start, beet crops around the country are generally looking good .
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