NEWS
Farmer writes: expensive winter and floundering Brexit
English dairy farmer Joe Collingborn is facing a fodder shortage, prohibitive straw costs and Brexit political turmoil.
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EDITORIAL
Editorial: where are the farmers to lead our industry’s future?
The discussion around succession has largely been limited to inside the farm gate but the wider interests of our sector need leadership too.
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Meet the National Champion in the PR€VENTION FOR PROFIT competition
Eamon Sheehan is farming 70 hectares near Cuffesgrange in Co Kilkenny. The new entrant to dairy is a Nuffield Scholar and an avid sport horse fan. Eamon milked 150 cows this year.
Farmer writes: expensive winter and floundering Brexit
English dairy farmer Joe Collingborn is facing a fodder shortage, prohibitive straw costs and Brexit political turmoil.
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Farmer Writes: farmers need to be proactive on clean livestock policy
The day of running lambs up into a trailer straight from the field, onto the lorry and into the factory is finished, writes Brian Nicholson.
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SPONSORED
Meet the National Champion in the PR€VENTION FOR PROFIT competition
Eamon Sheehan is farming 70 hectares near Cuffesgrange in Co Kilkenny. The new entrant to dairy is a Nuffield Scholar and an avid sport horse fan. Eamon milked 150 cows this year.
DEALER
The Big Dealer: Macra members lining up as election season looms
Macra elections, vet practices sold, economists and comedians, Meade's move and more from The Dealer.
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25 years of safety investments
A county Clare farmer has a model farm in terms of farm safety after making regular investments over the years, writes Peter Varley.
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SPONSORED
Meet the National Champion in the PR€VENTION FOR PROFIT competition
Eamon Sheehan is farming 70 hectares near Cuffesgrange in Co Kilkenny. The new entrant to dairy is a Nuffield Scholar and an avid sport horse fan. Eamon milked 150 cows this year.
FORESTRY
Energy costs halved by switching from oil to wood
Co Wexford leads the way in wood energy using mainly Sitka spruce wood chips as a renewable heating resource, with major climate change benefits, writes Donal Magner.
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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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Growing consumer demand for cheaper protein sources
Poultry sector manager at Bord Bia, Peter Duggan, said the growth in the poultry sector was on the back of its market position as a cheaper protein source and a changing consumer lifestyle.
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