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Social distance and the food industry
Phelim O'Neill Markets Specialist
Walk-outs by workers at meat-processing factories in Northern Ireland this week brought into focus another way in which coronavirus affects farming.
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NEWS
All farm visits and meetings postponed by agricultural consultants
All communications between clients and members of the Agricultural Consultants Association (ACA) will be completed through phone calls and emails until further notice.
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Firefighters battle blazes on Wicklow and Cork uplands
Firefighters in Wicklow and Cork have been fighting fires over the last week on the uplands.
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DAIRY
Farmers should allow milk technicians to work alone
Members of the Milk Quality Ireland register of milking machine technicians and bulk tank engineers are essential workers.
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IFA calls for aid to private storage scheme for dairy
IFA president Tim Cullinan has said he has full confidence in the dairy co-ops to continue processing all milk during the COVID-19 crisis, but support is needed from the European Commission.
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SPONSORED
Welcome to the National Dairy Council
At the NDC, we put our members’ and stakeholders’ needs first. Due to the global pandemic that is Covid-19, NDC staff are working remotely. Our work continues to promote the voice of Irish dairy.
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Farmers more than anyone know the importance that the quality of products can have on the longevity and quality of a machine or other purchase.
Welcome to the National Dairy Council
At the NDC, we put our members’ and stakeholders’ needs first. Due to the global pandemic that is Covid-19, NDC staff are working remotely. Our work continues to promote the voice of Irish dairy.
Monaghan-based round baling specialists
Tom Tierney and his nephew Niall Boylan provide a specialised round baling contractor service in the north Monaghan region.
Preparing your teaser bull to secure €21,000 profitability
Achieving a good heat detection rate is crucial to the profitability of your farm.
MACHINERY
Dealers, merchants & mechanics to only offer callout delivery services - FCI
Machinery dealers and part suppliers can continue to operate but on an emergency delivery and callout capacity, as shop fronts close to the public.
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Agricultural contractors can continue to work on farms - FCI
“Farm contractors can continue to work on farms without restrictions,” were the words of the Association of Farm and Forestry Contractors in Ireland (FCI).
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