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New Zealand now exports more sheepmeat to China than the EU
Phelim O'Neill Markets Specialist
The change in global trading patterns is illustrated by China for the first time buying more sheepmeat from New Zealand than the EU does.
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NEWS
Agri jobs: from bookkeeping and lambing to driving trucks and milking cows
If you want a job keeping books, tending to horses or milking cows, then look no further for your perfect position.
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IFA calls for RTÉ clarification on credentials of ‘diet expert’
The IFA has called for clarification on what credentials a ‘diet expert’ has.
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Refresh your drying off technique for optimum results
Research has clearly demonstrated the link between infection during the dry cow period and subsequent clinical mastitis and elevated somatic cell counts (SCC) in early lactation.
DAIRY
Glanbia’s Keane talks down milk price and supply
According to Glanbia chair Martin Keane, Glanbia’s Irish milk suppliers should be expecting lower milk prices than European farmers, writes Jack Kennedy.
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'Strong likelihood' of additional calf capacity in Cherbourg
A joint delegation from the IFA, ICMSA and ICOS travelled to France this week to assess the possiblity of additional lairage capacity.
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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.
Refresh your drying off technique for optimum results
Research has clearly demonstrated the link between infection during the dry cow period and subsequent clinical mastitis and elevated somatic cell counts (SCC) in early lactation.
Economic sustainability for farmers
The whole area of sustainability has gained increased political and public attention in recent times, but what exactly does it mean, and what does it involve?
2019 proves a mixed year for the agriculture as Brexit uncertainty looms large
As the Brexit storm clouds loom and the possibility of a no-deal exit continues, 2019 to date has been a mixed year for the agricultural industry.
Make the most out of the dry period and improve udder health during lactation
The dry period is the main time at which mastitis infections are acquired on many Irish farms with infections entering the udder via the teat end