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Colm McCarthy: Brexit never ends
Colm McCarthy Economist
It is futile to try to predict the course of events, other than to insist that he will not ‘get Brexit done’ inside a few months.
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NEWS
Weekly Podcast: Kerry farmers protesting and robotic milking in Antrim
This week we hear how Kerry farmers could be in for a €90m windfall but are still protesting and the popularity of robotic milking in Antrim.
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Millions to be paid out to Kerry Co-op shareholders
Shareholders in Kerry Co-op who applied for the share redemption scheme are set for large payouts in December.
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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 Ireland launches new fixed milk price scheme
Glanbia's new fixed milk price scheme will run for one-year and is voluntary.
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Twice-a-year TB test for all farmers
EU animal health experts wants tougher testing regime to see TB eradicated by 2030.
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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