In the news today, 13 February; an independent agricultural appeals review panel, bulls for Turkey and cattle theft.
Tuesday is forecast to be a cold, bright day, with sunny spells.
Scattered wintry showers will occur also, mainly over the western half of the country, during the morning and early afternoon, before largely dying out, according to Met Éireann.
Maximum temperatures will range between 3º and 6ºC in moderate west to southwest breezes.
On Tuesday night, frost is forecast to develop for a time under clear skies. However, cloud will increase from the west, followed by outbreaks of rain, clearing any frost.
It will become windy as well, with strong southerly winds and gales along coasts. Lowest temperatures will be -1ºC to 2ºC early on, but temperatures will rise as rain and drizzle spreads eastwards.
In the newsAn investigation has been launched into the theft of 29 cattle.The Turkish government has this week opened a tender for delivery of 100,000 slaughter-weight bulls.An independent agriculture appeals review panel should be introduced with an independent chair, a review committee has found.Review of dirty sheep under the clean livestock policy is to take place.At a protest on Monday morning, the INHFA called for changes to the fodder transport support measure which the association has said is a “pure shambles”.County council takes farmer to court over water pollution.
Coming upAn update from our BETTER beef programme.
What’s onA range of IFA county executives – you can see them all here.Teagasc spring tillage seminar at the Tullamore Court Hotel at 8pm.Teagasc winter crop walk at Teagasc Oak Park, Co Carlow, at 2pm.