In the news today, 15 November 2017: another mild, damp day, rural crime arrests, the Asian trade mission continues, and half of septic tank and well inspections fail.
Met Éireann is forecasting another mild and cloudy day. While there will be a good deal of dry weather, spells of damp misty weather occurring in many places also. Highest temperatures will range between 9°C and 12°C in light to moderate southwesterly breezes. The weather will remain similar at night, with low temperatures of 6°C to 9°C.
In the newsStolen farm property was recovered when Gardaí made rural crime arrests yesterday.Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed continues his trade mission in Asia, with Japan a potential market for Irish cheese.Half of septic tanks and private wells failed inspections last year.Aurivo co-op is urging its members to count the cost of fodder now.
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Coming up on www.farmersjournal.ieResults from the Aberdeen Angus premier sale.We report from the LIC farm walk on Co Tipperary.Voices from Japan, Agritechnica and the Irish Grain Growers protest on our weekly podcast.
What’s on todayResearch seminar “Nutrient Management Practices: Benchmarking and Future Decisions”, 1pm, UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science.UCD Agriculture, Food Science and Human Nutrition information evening, Kilkenny, 7.30pm.Whelans Garage demo of Blaney Agri Forager X10 bale unroller, 10am and 2pm.GLAS training course, 10am, Teagasc office, Gortboy, Newcastle West, Co Limerick.
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