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Emissions reduction fund needed for Irish farmers, TDs told
Barry Murphy
Politicians heard that environmental measures for agriculture should not be a simplistic debate that centres on the need to cull the national herd.
23 June 2021 Buildings
New slurry system technology to reduce ammonia emissions
The Easyfix Slurry Technology has a claim to reduce ammonia emissions by 51% and improve nutrient content while also eliminating the need to agitate it.
9 June 2021 Dealer
Moving on in the IFA
The Dealer spotted that Pat Farrell has left IFA, while pig farmer Shane McAuliffe is also moving around the houses.
Solving the ammonia conundrum on farms
Irish agribusiness Easyfix built its success on best-in-class animal welfare solutions. Now, it is turning its attention to the sustainability agenda, writes Lorcan Allen.
Easyfix acquires low-emission slurry management system
Easyfix, the Galway-based agribusiness, has acquired a new slurry management system which dramatically reduces ammonia emissions from stored slurry.
10 March 2021 News
Clever features in 192-cow cubicle shed
Peter Varley visits a high-spec cubicle shed recently completed in Crookstown, Co Kildare.
27 November 2019 Buildings
New cubicle and calving shed in Gurteen College
Peter Varley visits the new state-of-the-art cubicle and calving shed on the Gurteen Agricultural College farm
6 November 2019 Farm buildings
Sprucing up winter beef accommodation
A Roscommon beef farmer gave old sheds some TLC ahead of winter housing, writes Peter Varley.
30 October 2019 Buildings
Watch: state-of-the-art 100-cow cubicle shed
The unusual design allows for feeding on three sides while cow movement was also seen as a priority. William Conlon reports
29 May 2019 News
In pictures: dairy equipment at Balmoral Show
Kieran Mailey features some of the equipment targeted at dairy farmers at last week's Balmoral Show.
22 May 2019 Northern Ireland
Watch: robust 40-unit rotary for Longford farm
A new 40-unit GEA rotary has recently been installed just outside of Longford town, William Conlon reports
22 May 2019 Management
Watch: behind the scenes at a 1,200 calf veal shed
On a recent trip to the Netherlands William Conlon visited G. van Beek & Zn. who design, manufacture and erect calf houses for use on veal farms, among other things.
17 April 2019 Buildings