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The farmer's daily wrap: Brexit, BEEP and €500 vet visit charge
Here is your news round-up of the five top farming stories and weather outlook for 22 February 2019.
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EDITORIAL
Editorial: BEEP will put weight behind support for sucklers in next CAP
What are the options for the 400 Leitrim farmers who attended our mart demonstration on Tuesday night - and indeed the 64,000 farmers with suckler cows?
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SPONSORED
Valio increased their whey and milk powder production by 10%
Valio Oy is the largest producer of dairy products in Finland. In order to increase production, they installed NAPCON Controller to their whey powder production line in Lapinlahti in 2013.
Farmer Writes: back to reality with spring calving
Brian Sunderland has returned from the harvest in Australia to work on a 260-cow dairy herd in Gorey, Co Wexford.
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Farmer Writes: from Kildalkey to Birr in the Fendt
Gerald Potterton embarks on a journey from Meath to Offaly and through the great Esker Riada on the Fendt.
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SPONSORED
Valio increased their whey and milk powder production by 10%
Valio Oy is the largest producer of dairy products in Finland. In order to increase production, they installed NAPCON Controller to their whey powder production line in Lapinlahti in 2013.
DEALER
UFU throwing stones in glasshouses
Cross-border trade has caught the eye of the Dealer this week.
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Safety investments for your suckler farm
At this time of the year calving cows is one of the most dangerous jobs that a farmer is involved in but having good facilities can greatly help to reduce the danger.
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SPONSORED
Valio increased their whey and milk powder production by 10%
Valio Oy is the largest producer of dairy products in Finland. In order to increase production, they installed NAPCON Controller to their whey powder production line in Lapinlahti in 2013.
FORESTRY
The importance of a formal sale agreement when selling timber
A master timber sales agreement ensures security of timber movement and payment for all logs harvested by the Irish Timber Growers Association (ITGA), writes Donal Magner.
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Loophole in country of origin labelling must be resolved – IFA
The Irish Farmers Association protested outside Kerry Foods in Shillelagh, Co Wicklow, on Friday.
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Kerry Foods 'misleading consumers with chicken labelling' - IFA
The IFA has slammed Kerry Foods for failing to support locally-produced Bord Bia Quality Assured chicken.
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