Farming News

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TDs want CCTV and stronger garda presence to fight rural crime
A community CCTV scheme remains under-subscribed and the number of gardaí deployed to rural areas remains too low, opposition TDs have said.
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EDITORIAL
Editorial: a year that will shape Irish agriculture for generations to come
With the real possibility of the UK crashing out of the EU in less than 90 days, it is time for the Government to mount a major diplomatic offensive in Brussels to protect farm incomes.
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In the second instalment of our six part series, we catch up with Richard Hinchion from Crookstown, Co. Cork.
Farmer Writes: beef plan deserves all the support it can get
Donegal suckler farmer James Strain gives his thoughts on the beef plan meeting that took place in Letterkenny and says the group deserve all the support it can get.
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Farmer Writes: expensive diet leaves cows in good condition
Joe Collingborn is feeding his cows grass silage, brewers grains and fodder beet in ring feeders. They have now been housed for two months.
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DEALER
The Big Dealer: Property services authority finally learns to use its teeth
PSRA brings conviction, vegan celebrity mastermind, top IFA job, horsemeat audit and more in this week's Big Dealer.
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Environment: slurry agitation safety
As farmers gear up for slurry spreading, it is important to take all the necessary precautions to avoid accidents
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Switch and Save with Pinergy
In the second instalment of our six part series, we catch up with Richard Hinchion from Crookstown, Co. Cork.
FORESTRY
Map: €26m starts rolling out to forest owners
The 2019 Forestry Premium payments started issuing on Friday to almost 5,000 forest owners.
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Poultry farms can make huge energy and carbon savings
There were exciting prospects for the poultry sector to cut its energy costs and greenhouse gas emissions at a conference last week, writes Thomas Hubert.
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'Hard or soft Brexit, there will be customs paperwork'
With the Brexit deadline drawing closer Lorna Kelly of BDO Ireland advised companies to begin preparing for customs being part of day to day business.
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