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Words matter, so who will guard the Guardian?
The Dealer The Dealer
The Guardian's receipt of funding from philanthropic foundations is at least transparent, but does it affect the balance of their viewpoint?
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NEWS
Balancing Sheep Welfare Scheme payments to issue
On Thursday, Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed announced that balancing payments under the Sheep Welfare Scheme will issue.
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€100m beef fund for sucklers and finishers – Creed
The minister said factories would not have access to the Brexit compensation scheme under preparation.
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SPONSORED
Glanbia and Breast Cancer Ireland want to turn the countryside pink
Silage season 2019 is underway and swathes of the lush green countryside are about to be splashed with vibrant pink as a major #PinkBales fundraising drive is unwrapped.
DAIRY
Loss of nitrates derogation would undermine progress
The rapid expansion in the output of Irish dairy farming was a response to a Government plan for the sector, the IFA dairy chair says.
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A new leptospirosis vaccine now available
A new lepto vaccine in the Irish market has given farmers who found themselves without vaccine a chance. Tommy Heffernan discusses the options
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SPONSORED
Glanbia Co-op to pay €10.9m Trading Bonus to Members
Glanbia Co-operative Society (“Glanbia Co-op”) has confirmed that a total of €10.9 million will be paid to milk supplier Members of the Co-op this month as part of its 2018 Trading Bonus Scheme.
Glanbia and Breast Cancer Ireland want to turn the countryside pink
Silage season 2019 is underway and swathes of the lush green countryside are about to be splashed with vibrant pink as a major #PinkBales fundraising drive is unwrapped.
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.
MACHINERY
Hands-free hectare becomes hands-free farm
Harper Adams University and Precision Decisions created a ‘hands-free hectare’ in 2016.
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EU plans new road rules for self-propelled farm machinery
Changes to legislation for self-propelled agricultural machinery on public roads could be on the way, with the EU looking at the harmonisation of standards across member states.
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