NEWS
China's 30-month age limit explained
Why does China have an age limit on Irish beef and not on Brazilian beef?
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Teagasc to carry out study on sustainable feedstocks for anaerobic digestors
The anaerobic digestion industry in Ireland is still at an early stage of development when compared to the more established industry in mainland Europe, Minister Creed has said.
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Glanbia’s Black Friday offers – live now on GlanbiaConnect and in store
Glanbia is having its biggest-ever Black Friday sale and is offering farmers nationwide an opportunity to stock up, save big and support local, with genuine value across thousands of products.
DAIRY
Healthy soils rest on three legs
Look after your soils and they will look after you, Andy Doyle told the audience at Dairy Day 2019.
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Learn the grassland basics - IFJ grass training
Over 100 farmers across Ireland learned by seeing, doing and listening during 2019, writes Stephen Connolly.
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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.
Glanbia’s Black Friday offers – live now on GlanbiaConnect and in store
Glanbia is having its biggest-ever Black Friday sale and is offering farmers nationwide an opportunity to stock up, save big and support local, with genuine value across thousands of products.
New Holland T5 range - three champions, one team
The T5 range has been designed to be the ultimate all-rounder for today’s modern mixed farms, whether it is doing loader work, working with mounted implements or travelling down the road.
Cultivate loans - 'no stress involved in it whatsoever'
Cultivate loans from the credit union is one option for farmers who wish to develop their farms.
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.
MACHINERY
Atkins celebrates two years in Birr with opening evening
Atkins Farm Machinery Birr are hosting an open evening on Friday 6 December from 6pm until 10pm. The latest machines from Fendt, Pottinger, Bogballe and Bredal will all be on display.
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Weighbridge is key for New Zealand forage harvesting operations
Peter Thomas Keaveney visited Blue Grass Contracting in Matamata, a large contracting outfit in the Waikato region in New Zealand who charge for harvesting traded grass and maize on a c/kg DM basis.
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TILLAGE
No scientist is happy with banning a proven technology - head of Teagasc on GM
Prof Gerry Boyle made his feelings on genetically modified organisms known when responding to questions at the ITLUS winter conference.
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Carlow farmer takes top malting barley prize
The award is organised by Boortmalt, one of the world’s largest producers of malted barley and hosted by Diageo Ireland – the largest purchaser of malting barley in Ireland.
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