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The latest farming news and developments from the Irish Farmers Journal. Keep up to date with breaking news stories from the agriculture sector.

Remaining TAMS tranche dates for 2022 released
There will be two more tranches under the current TAMS programme, following the closure of the current tranche on Friday 1 July.
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Editorial: EU farmers the frontline defence in Putin’s food war
The 700m people in southeast Asia, the Middle East and north Africa that are already classed as undernourished will be the real victims.
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Kverneland Balers – heavy silage, heavy-duty balers
With the grass season in full swing, Kverneland balers are doing their fair share of work in the field.
Farmer Writes: breeding season winding down
We have a few bulls still running with cows and heifers but we probably won’t milk any of these cows next year, writes Bill O'Keeffe.
Farmer Writes: a decade of change
A trawl through the diaries highlighted the changes experienced on Tommy Moyles' farm.
8,000 cattle/day processing capacity in planned US factory
The Dealer sees that a young rancher called Megan Kingsbury is planning big things for the US beef industry.
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Embrace FARM to hold remembrance service this Sunday
The special event on Sunday will also be livestreamed through the Embrace FARM website.
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Kverneland Balers – heavy silage, heavy-duty balers
With the grass season in full swing, Kverneland balers are doing their fair share of work in the field.
Forest sector calls on Government to increase incentives for tree planting
“There is conclusive evidence to demonstrate that the current incentives for forestry are not sufficient,” Foresty Industries Ireland has said.
Egg producers could have no option but to destock, Teagasc warns
Teagasc's Rebecca Tierney looks at the challenges facing Ireland's egg sector, with input costs soaring in recent months.
Lidl chicken sales ‘grossly irresponsible’ – IFA
Across the horticulture, poultry and pig sectors, retailers are using food as a loss leader, according to emails sent to TDs and MEPs by the IFA.