In the news today, diesel prices on the up, tempers flare at Shorthorn AGM and sheep farmers say EID tagging is an 'insult' to the industry.
Thursday will be a dry day with good sunny spells, according to Met Éireann.
There will be more cloud than Wednesday, with the best of the sunshine likely to be in the east and northeast.
Highest temperatures will range between 14°C to 18°C, but it will be a little cooler on the south and east coast due to a light southeasterly breeze.
In the newsAs the silage season swings into gear, diesel costs are concerning farmers and contractors alike.Brazil does not have the same traceability standards for beef as EU producers have, according to a report by group of MEPs just back from an inspection visit there.There has been some excellent weather in recent days, allowing farmers in areas that have been behind this spring to finally make significant headway in the fields.Sheep farmers have said that mandatory EID tagging is an ‘insult’ to the sheep industry.The Irish Shorthorn cattle society’s annual general meeting held last week has led to a shake-up in the council.
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