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Beef
Time to assess silage quality on beef farms
Declan Marren Livestock specialist
Declan Marren outlines why silage sampling is so important this winter in order to optimise animal performance on beef farms.
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NEWS
The Big Dealer: changing of the guard within the IFA
IFA appointments, ravers amid beans, Eurofarm milestone, non-GMO milk on shelf and more in this week's Big Dealer.
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Germany to erect fence on Polish border to combat swine fever
The German government has changed the legal basis on which fences can be built.
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DAIRY
Closing up the farm – autumn rotational planner
Stephen Connolly looks at setting up your an Autumn rotational planner for your final rotation
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Watch: Irish casein making Mexican cheese
In this Farm Tech Talk interview, managing director of Ornua Ingredients Seamus Greene chats to Lorcan Allen about the role of Irish casein in the Mexican market.
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SPONSORED
The importance of celebrating Irish food produce
As the uncertainties surrounding COVID-19 remain, we at the National Dairy Council are more grateful than ever to represent the resilient group of farmers and food producers of Ireland.
The importance of celebrating Irish food produce
As the uncertainties surrounding COVID-19 remain, we at the National Dairy Council are more grateful than ever to represent the resilient group of farmers and food producers of Ireland.
Get all the updates from the Teagasc Virtual Sheep Week
Throughout this week, there is an opportunity to tune into the Teagasc Virtual Sheep Week on all Teagasc online platforms.
Cow-first approach guides latest innovations for Fullwood Packo
Global population is expected to reach 10.5 billion people by 2067 – and with it an increased demand for sustainable sources of dairy.
Pied Piper Chemicals Ltd - the only Irish-owned manufacturer of rodenticide
Denis Leamy, who has 144 Munster caps and 57 Ireland caps, tackles rodents with Pied Piper Rat and Mouse Bait on his farm to keep it rodent-free.
Down to Agribusiness Podcast: Fonterra back in profit and PGI beef row
In this week’s Down to Agribusiness podcast, Lorcan Allen and Phelim O’Neill discuss the ongoing row over a PGI for Irish beef, a return to profits for Fonterra and a tough year for Origin Enterprises
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MACHINERY
Fendt continues to develop E100 Vario
Fendt continues to develop its fully electric E100 Vario compact tractor. Three years since its preview at Agritechnica in 2017 a number of updates have been made as result of testing and user feedbac
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IT Tralee forced to drop agricultural course for 2020
IT Tralee has been forced to drop its level 7 Agricultural Mechanisation degree course for 2020 due to a low level of qualifying applicants having secured the necessary work placement.
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