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Brexit has arrived in practice for Northern Ireland
Phelim O'Neill Markets Specialist
The Northern Ireland dairy industry has taken a chance and shipped product that won't arrive in Asia until after Brexit, but the beef industry has paused exports to Canada.
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NEWS
The farmer's daily wrap: inspections, milk price and silage 2019
Here is your news round-up of the five top farming stories and weather outlook for 16 February 2019.
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Foot and mouth disease found in Australian airport seizures
A number of products seized at Australian airports since December last year have tested positive for foot and mouth disease.
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SPONSORED
Glanbia Co-op to pay €10.9m Trading Bonus to Members
Glanbia Co-operative Society (“Glanbia Co-op”) has confirmed that a total of €10.9 million will be paid to milk supplier Members of the Co-op this month as part of its 2018 Trading Bonus Scheme.
DAIRY
Aurivo increases January milk price
The board of Aurivo met on Friday and increased its January milk price.
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In pictures: silage 2019 kicks off in February in Kilkenny
One Kilkenny farmer took the mower out of the shed this week to cut silage for the pit.
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SPONSORED
Building a Culture of Continuous Improvement
They say you should never let a good crisis go to waste, and those farmers who have come through challenging times will tell you that those experiences helped them to refocus on their core business.
Glanbia Co-op to pay €10.9m Trading Bonus to Members
Glanbia Co-operative Society (“Glanbia Co-op”) has confirmed that a total of €10.9 million will be paid to milk supplier Members of the Co-op this month as part of its 2018 Trading Bonus Scheme.
Kerry farmer installs latest Volac computerised feeder
Kerry dairy farmer Kieran Savage has installed the new Volac Urban Alma Pro computerised calf feeder.
Smart solution supports medicine administration on farm
Technology is continuously offering new solutions and supports to Ireland’s farming community. Now a new app will help make managing animal remedies easier.
Switch and Save with Pinergy
In the second instalment of our six part series, we catch up with Richard Hinchion from Crookstown, Co Cork.
Agri careers: three quotes from farmers who took back the value chain
Pat Lalor, Caroline Keeling and Alan Kingston told the Agri Careers fair how they turned from farmers to entrepreneurs by reclaiming the value from processing and selling their products.
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MACHINERY
Price survey: green diesel prices down significantly since autumn highs
Prices for green diesel are holding on a steady footing, with the best value available in the northwest.
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Contractors aim for 5% charges lift
The Association of Farm & Forestry Contractors in Ireland (FCI) has published its Contracting Charges Guide for 2019.
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TILLAGE
Support for Irish grain needed
Irish Grain Growers has called on Ornua, Bord Bia, dairy co-ops, and Boortmalt to step up their support for domestic grain production
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Grain prices: barley suffering as it seeks market access
Official US market figures have weakened general price sentiment and feed barley here has dropped substantially in an effort to compete in the market.
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