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Payment rates for ACRES revealed Record €700m heatwave harvest Top advice on farming through the heatwave Boortmalt imposes €12/t energy charge Almost 600 cattle reported stolen or missing this year 33,000t of Ukrainian maize on way to Ireland Dairy cow numbers ‘haven’t exploded’ - ASA Dairygold supplier takes issue with fixed milk price move Thrive dairy beef open day highlight ACRES payment rates – all you need to know Field scoring leaves farmer ACRES payments uncertain Grassland action payments to differ by up to €300/ha Up to €220/ha for commonage farmers Some ACRES actions to exceed €1,000/ha High tillage payment rates for actions over small farm areas Priority access and extra payments for organics BVD Herds to be closed up Research sheds light on soil carbon in NI grassland New research sheds light on soil carbon Breeding hoggets average over £200 Research backs up badger control policy Henderson wins Fermanagh Show suckler competition Essential advice for farming in a heatwave All livestock farmers should ensure that water troughs are working and have good flow rates, with any issues here being one of the primary causes of heat stress in animals Shade should be provided at all times and unnecessary movement or work with stock should be avoided during peak day-time temperatures Read our essential advice for dairy, beef, sheep and tillage farmers The big Interview: Zoe Kavanagh, National Dairy Council CEO Climate Emissions: “We lost sight of the fact that dairy farming is food production” Diversity: “We need to diversify the board. I sometimes say that to the board that when I mix the executive team with the board then I have good gender balance” Win €10,000 in our reader competition The Irish Farmers Journal, in partnership with Zurich Farm Insurance, is giving one lucky farm family the chance to win €10,000 cash! Irish companies look to grow the market for organic exports Sheep performance on Tullamore Farm Way Out West suckler management series: We profile a suckler farmer from Co. Mayo Thrive Open Day: DNA registration needs to happen Find out which counties will likely see stocking rate cuts Farmers not receiving ‘fair treatment’ on carbon accounting Counting soil carbon on Tullamore Farm Government approach to emissions flawed, academics say The 12 steps to sustainability: Are they achievable? Thrive Open Day: future of dairy beef in the face of climate targets Happy farmers as sun shines on harvest Clarity on new nitrates tillage rules Managing mixed grassweed populations with herbicide resistance Labour saving tip: Parlour retrofits Why an upgrade on parlour equipment might be a more prudent spend than a spanking new unit What new technology can we expect in the future? Top tips when upgrading milking facilities New parlour more than halves milking time for Carlow farmer Save on tax by paying family members – your money queries answered Egle Zakaraite’s journey to qualifying for the notoriously competitive RDS Dublin Horse Show We interview John Hassett, secretary of Cappamore Agricultural Show We report from this year’s Bonniconlon Show in Mayo How to enter the Irish Texel Sheep Society writing competition Rockdale rocks home with top price of €8,000 at Charollais premier Over 52,000ha of straw to go through the choppers Combining reliability and performance with latest New Holland combine