NEWS
The farmer's daily wrap: Delvin Mart canteen rodent problem and details of EID
Catch up with all the top headlines and get a look ahead at tomorrow's weather.
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EDITORIAL
Editorial: reinforcing the grass-fed message
In this week's editorial, Justin McCarthy compares the Irish and New Zealand sectors and looks at the penalties issued to factories by the Department.
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SPONSORED
Watch: Sense of security is dangerous
Despite the prolonged dry periods this summer, farmers shouldn’t dismiss the risk of important internal parasites like liver fluke, lungworm and gutworm later this year.
Farmer Writes: heading back to one cow per acre
Dumfries dairy farmer Michael Kyle explains the changes he is making to his herd for 2019.
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Farmer Writes: seven days of grass to graze
Bill O'Keeffe still has over 60% of his herd milking. They are producing 12.5l at 5.87% fat and 4.60% protein.
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SPONSORED
Watch: Sense of security is dangerous
Despite the prolonged dry periods this summer, farmers shouldn’t dismiss the risk of important internal parasites like liver fluke, lungworm and gutworm later this year.
DEALER
The Big Dealer: dairy farmers, beef rations and screwed-up statistics
Teagasc's annual review, beef sale confidence booster, vintage lights, Connolly's new job and more from The Big 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
Watch: Sense of security is dangerous
Despite the prolonged dry periods this summer, farmers shouldn’t dismiss the risk of important internal parasites like liver fluke, lungworm and gutworm later this year.
FORESTRY
Dairy hits Food Harvest expansion target
Growth in the dairy sector is beyond expectations, but future growth is now linked to increased afforestation, according to Teagasc.
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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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