NEWS
New year recruitment for Brexit vets
Despite An Taoiseach’s commitment to recruit new vets and customs officials in July, the Department has yet to commence the recruitment drive.
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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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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.
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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Farmer Writes: two very different 100-year anniversaries
Gerald Potterton looks back at two very different 100-year anniversaries – that of John Deere and the ending of World War I.
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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.
DEALER
Glanbia getting its kicks with clicks
As more and more farmers move to online shopping, Glanbia scoops big prize at retail awards
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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
Drystock farmers should plant forestry on their wetter fields – Department
Department of Agriculture officials have said that many farmers would benefit from planting a limited amount of forestry.
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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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