NEWS
Agri jobs: farm workers, sharemilkers and tractor drivers
Dairy, pig, and tomato farms amongst others are looking for staff this week.
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Co Wexford students win ag science quiz
A team from Bunclody came on top at the competition in Kilkenny on Wednesday.
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DAIRY
NZ milk supply back in line with last year's figures
As New Zealand comes off a strong peak milking season, February production saw a fall back to 2018 levels.
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Weather and lairages give calf exports breathing space
As more capacity becomes available for live exports, a book written by objectors to live animal transport details the campaign mounted to restrict Irish calf exports.
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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.
Heiferlac is the milk replacer of choice on award-winning dairy farm
Award winning dairy farmer Darran McKenna has fed Volac Heiferlac milk replacer to his replacement heifer calves for the past three years.
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Cocci TV – First three episodes now live
A new, seven-part series of short videos, brought to you by Chanelle Veterinary, covering coccidiosis.
Valio increased their whey and milk powder production by 10%
Valio Oy is the largest producer of dairy products in Finland. In order to increase production, they installed NAPCON Controller to their whey powder production line in Lapinlahti in 2013.
MACHINERY
In pictures: almost €34m worth of kit changes hands at UK disposal auction
Peter Thomas Keaveney reports on the Hawks auction that took place on Thursday and Friday of last week across the water in Shropshire.
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656 new tractors sold in Ireland in January and February
Despite widespread uncertainty in the agricultural industry, 2019 tractor sales have gotten off to a healthy start. Peter Thomas Keaveney reports.
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