In the news today, Wednesday 24 January: dry weather in Argentina caused soya bean prices to rise, Minister Creed is to visit Turkey and hen harrier programme popular.
According to Met Éireann, overnight winds will die down this morning and it will be a bright day with blustery showers. Some of the showers will turn heavy with a risk of hail and thunder. Afternoon temperatures will reach between 7°C and 8°C in strong and gusty west to southwest winds.
In the newsThe Minister for Agriculture is to visit Turkey next week to meet the Turkish agricultural minister to promote the quality and health of Irish cattle. Co Fermanagh beef and sheep farmer John Egerton has won the UGS Grassland Farmer of the Year competition.Forecasts for extended periods of dry weather in Argentina caused soya bean prices to riseover the last week.Over 900 farmers have applied to take part in the new hen harrier programme according to the Minister for Agriculture, Michael Creed.
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What’s on todayTeagasc Calf Care event.Longford IFA county executive meeting.
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