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€30/t feed rebate for Tirlán milk suppliers
Anne O'Donoghue
The feed support will apply from 22 July to 8 August 2024 on all GAIN dairy feed delivered during this time.
21 July 2024 News
INHFA doubles down on support for straw-chopping suspension
INHFA president Vincent Roddy said the decision to suspend the scheme had to be viewed in light of the need to ensure adequate bedding and feed supplies next spring.
19 July 2024 Podcast
News Podcast: straw scheme, surcharges and milking before the All-Ireland
On the agenda for this week are the suspending of the Straw Incorporation Measure, Dairygold imposing a surcharge on weekend feed deliveries and milking the night before an All-Ireland.
Vets and merchants at odds over vaccine sales
Over 200 vets attended an emergency meeting in the Horse and Jockey in Co Tipperary on Monday night, to discuss the impact of proposed changes to the sale of vaccines.
17 July 2024 News
Letter: 'Society would be hungry, naked and sober without farmers'
We must remind society about the role of farmers as food producers.
17 July 2024 Letters
Vets warn new vaccine sale rules will affect future of farm call-outs
Over 200 vets attended an emergency meeting in the Horse and Jockey in Co Tipperary on Monday night to discuss the impact of proposed changes to the sale of vaccines.
16 July 2024 News
Major winter fodder shortfall identified in ICMSA survey
Just over 58% of respondents predicted that they will reduce livestock numbers in light of the fodder situation.
16 July 2024 News
Vets to hold emergency meeting over new medicine rules
Members of Veterinary Ireland have been invited to an emergency meeting in Tipperary this week.
15 July 2024 News
The Grass Week: growth creeps up but fodder stock low
While still behind the norm for the time of the year, growth has improved over the past two weeks and looks set to improve further.
13 July 2024 Grass & feeding
Farmers to sell stock due to fodder shortages
The target for feed on hand after first-cut is 70% for dairy farms and 77% for drystock farms.
10 July 2024 News
Farmers advised to fodder budget as 30% report fodder shortages
The target for feed on hand after first cut is 70% for dairy farms and 77% for drystock farms.
9 July 2024 News
Highly stocked farms feeding silage over summer 'may get used to it' - Patton
If farmers want a high stocking rate, they will be feeding silage and they'll have to accept that, Joe Patton from Teagasc has said.
6 July 2024 News