In the news today, 13 March 2018: factories are resisting further beef price increases, Minister Creed lands in the UK for his St Patrick's Day visit and Glanbia cuts its milk price.
Met Éireann is forecasting a dry and sunny start to the day, but cloud will increase later and outbreaks of rain will develop across the west in the evening. Light winds in the morning will freshen and turn southerly in the afternoon in top temperatures of 7°C to 10°C. Rain will become more widespread at night, with a status yellow warning in place for the south tomorrow.
In the newsFactories attempt to lock down a beef price increase.Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed's St Patrick's Day visit to the UK has a strong agri-food trade component.More co-ops are set to decide on February milk prices after Glanbia cut its base price for February.Up to 40 sheep have been killed in a Co Dublin dog attack.A tractor driver was airlifted to hospital after a road crash.
Coming up on www.farmersjournal.ieA Co Limerick judge has threatened to go "nuclear" against a farmer prosecuted for environmental breaches.Farmer writer James Strain shares his experience of calendar farming in the recent weather.
What’s on todaySave our Sucklers Mart Event: Kilkenny Mart, 7-9pmWicklow Sustainable Uplands Agri-environment Scheme Workshop and information evening, Brockagh Centre, Laragh, 8 pm
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