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The Dealer
The announcement will combine nicely with their Sensehub collars, which are gaining traction in the dairy sector of late.
20 September 2022 Management
Watch: auto drafter demo and other Twitter labour savers
Twitter has again provided us with some great farm labour savers, from drafting gate displays at this year’s Ploughing to well water top-ups.
20 September 2022 News
FRS needs extra 300 farm workers as relief demand grows
The recruiter is anticipating a “surge” in demand for farm workers over the coming year.
The era of anything being easy for business is over
Increasing raw material costs, difficulty finding labour and an economic slowdown puts the brakes on corporate ambition.
14 September 2022 News
New machinery sharing agreement initiative
A new machinery sharing initiative was launched by Teagasc at its recent crops forum.
12 September 2022 News
Key areas that will aid in retaining farm labour
Farm labour has become increasingly difficult to source, so retaining good staff should be a key focus for farmers.
6 September 2022 Management
Solar-powered lazy-bed weeder in use on organics
Active solar power is used to displace fossil fuel in the main weed control operation on both organic and conventional crops.
31 August 2022 Husbandry
Editorial: high-cost headwind beginning to hit
Like the processing sector, farmers are also seeing costs spiral inside the farm gate
24 August 2022 Viewpoints
Choosing a working sheepdog pup
Working cattle and sheepdogs are a valuable resource to livestock farms, so choosing the right pup for you is essential.
23 August 2022 Management
Labour shortages lead to £60m crop waste on UK farms
The UK’s fruit and vegetable farmers continue to be affected by a lack of labour available when it comes to picking and harvesting their crops.
16 August 2022 News
Energy costs overtake labour costs on pig farms
Pig farms are facing yet another financial challenge as the cost of energy soars.
10 August 2022 Pigs
Dairy equipment: what new tech can we expect in the future?
Aidan Brennan takes a look at some of the ways new technology could benefit dairy farmers as labour gets scarcer.
10 August 2022 Dairy Equipment