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Dairy markets: global milk production remains bullish despite uncertainty
Lorcan Allen AGRIBUSINESS EDITOR
Dairy farmers in almost all the large milk producing regions of the world are expanding production so far in 2020.
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NEWS
Timber shortage threatens future of €500m forestry exports
The IFA has said the Reconstitution and Underplanting Scheme (RUS) is inadequate in compensating forest owners for financial losses they have incurred.
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What CAP changes did MEPs vote for on Tuesday night?
MEPs voted for a number of changes to the next CAP including ring-fencing 30% of countries' direct payment budgets for environmental spending.
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SPONSORED
Improve cooling efficiency & reduce energy requirements with Fullwood Packo
Our cooling solutions are the quality choice for Irish Dairy Farmers. Packo Cooling has been designing and producing milk-cooling tanks in Belgium, Ireland and China since the 1960s.
DAIRY
Production starts at Glanbia’s new €400m US cheese plant
Once fully up and running, Glanbia’s new cheese and whey plant in Michigan will have capacity to process 1.3bn litres of milk per annum.
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Dairy markets: global milk production remains bullish despite uncertainty
Dairy farmers in almost all the large milk producing regions of the world are expanding production so far in 2020.
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SPONSORED
Use of antibiotics at dry off: a changing landscape
The blanket use of antibiotic dry cow therapy (ADCT) will no longer be the norm on Irish dairy farms, from January 2022, due to changes in EU regulations.
Improve cooling efficiency & reduce energy requirements with Fullwood Packo
Our cooling solutions are the quality choice for Irish Dairy Farmers. Packo Cooling has been designing and producing milk-cooling tanks in Belgium, Ireland and China since the 1960s.
On the road to the future of farming with technology steering the way
A growing global population is adding an ever-increasing pressure on to the world’s agriculture industry as it must produce more and faster, all the while with less space, less time and conditions.
CalfChat opinion divided on pros and cons of automatic v manual calf feeding
Farmer opinion is divided on whether automatic or manual feeding is better for calf rearing, with many rearers believing that the management of a system is more important than the method used.
Use of antibiotics at dry off: a changing landscape
The blanket use of antibiotic dry cow therapy (ADCT) will no longer be the norm on Irish dairy farms, from January 2022, due to changes in EU regulations.
MACHINERY
Pöttinger adds Flowtast option to its 8.4m twin rotor rake
Pöttinger has added the Flowtast glide bar option to its 8.4m Top 842C twin rotor rake for better ground following on wet or peaty soils. Gary Abbott reports.
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Carbon tax will cost us €13,455 per year – contractors
The Farm and Forestry Contractors Association has said contractors have been unfairly penalised with carbon tax increases in Budget 2021.
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TILLAGE
EU standing committee recommends temporary MRL for CIPC
Reports suggest that a temporary maximum residue limit (MRL) for the sprout inhibitor chlorpropham has been recommended by the EU’s SCoPAFF
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Coronavirus Level 5: what farmers need to know
The Government will move the entire country to the highest alert level to deal with rising COVID-19 cases. Here's what farmers need to know.
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