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Beef
Positive cow trade continues
Nathan Tuffy
With fodder a little tight in some areas, farmers have looked at the option of scanning and selling cull cows a little earlier than usual.
19 July 2017 International
Global report – stories from around the world
A weekly selection of global news stories that affect demand, supply and prices.
5 July 2017 International
Global report – stories from around the world
A weekly selection of global news stories that impact demand, supply and prices
Tillage crisis fund lands at last
Farmers can expect announcement of the Tillage crisis fund within days.
21 June 2017 News
What is happening in Europe’s butter market?
With butter prices soaring across Europe in recent months, Lorcan Allen analyses the factors driving the ballooning market.
21 June 2017 Global Trade
Weekly weather: signs of settled conditions returning
After a couple of weeks of silage between the showers, a return to more settled conditions is on the cards.
11 June 2017 News
Charlie's Corner: a record lamb crop
It has been another busy period on the farm of 13-year-old Charlie Hackett and the Hackett family farm in Co Offaly.
11 June 2017 Dealer
Global report - stories from around the world
A weekly selection of global news stories that affect demand, supply and prices.
7 June 2017 Global Trade
In the fields: most crops remain clean and show good potential
While some crops still show signs of a difficult start, most spring and winter crops show good yield potential – if the remainder of the season is kind to them.
31 May 2017 Crops
BETTER farms up to date with inputs
A combination of good timing and drier than normal weather has helped to keep crops free of septoria but dryness is now reported as a problem in north Dublin.
31 May 2017 Crops
Farmer Writes: weather unsettles the cows and addressing the labour shortage
Bill O'Keeffe has had to contend with aggravated cows after heavy rain while he also muses the developing labour shortage on farms.
24 May 2017 Farmer Writes
Peak milk week to hit 200m litres
Farmers and processors are likely to be working through the peak milk production.
10 May 2017 News