Agribusiness news

For all the main agribusiness news in Ireland, the Irish Farmers Journal is the main publication.

Teagasc income remains steady for 2019
Despite a drop in income from advisory services and college fees, Teagasc maintained its income at €191.4m for 2019. Lorcan Allen reports
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GDT steady as New Zealand ramps up supply
Dairy markets are generally steady, and some co-ops have room for price increases when they go to set prices for August.
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On the road to the future of farming with technology steering the way
A growing global population is adding an ever-increasing pressure on to the world’s agriculture industry as it must produce more and faster, all the while with less space, less time and conditions.
CalfChat opinion divided on pros and cons of automatic v manual calf feeding
Farmer opinion is divided on whether automatic or manual feeding is better for calf rearing, with many rearers believing that the management of a system is more important than the method used.
Use of antibiotics at dry off: a changing landscape
The blanket use of antibiotic dry cow therapy (ADCT) will no longer be the norm on Irish dairy farms, from January 2022, due to changes in EU regulations.