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Listen: Farm Tech Talk - The Livestock Show
Jack Kennedy
The weather is cold and dry, so there isn't much happening in the fields, but there is still plenty happening in farming.
9 December 2022 News
Weekly podcast: suckler cull, nitrogen targets and Kerry Co-op
Listen into this week’s news podcast for all the latest farming news. Hear about what you need to know in this week’s Irish Farmers Journal.
9 December 2022 News
New BDGP scheme needed to further suckler genetic gains
A review of the Beef Data and Genomics Programme (BDGP) has been largely positive with several recommendations made to further the suckler genetic gains made.
‘No justification’ for dairy farmer TAMS exclusion - IFA
The IFA has called on Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue to reverse a potential move to have some dairy farmers excluded from TAMS funding for milking parlours.
9 December 2022 News
If your Christmas tree sustainable?
Cork Christmas Trees claim that a hectare of 30-year old forestry sequesters 20t of CO2 every year.
EU expects farm output to stall
Farm production is projected to enter an era of stagnation across the EU after successive decades of output growth.
9 December 2022 News
Food price index stabilises
Prices across all main agri-food commodities have stabilised in international markets after a year of sustained growth leading to a record in March this year.
9 December 2022 News
Weekend weather: winter takes hold with ‘bitter’ cold
Met Éireann forecasts that temperatures will plummet over the weekend, with freezing and icy conditions to persist.
9 December 2022 News
Small holdings to close auction season
A number of interesting small holdings go under the hammer next week, including an old mill tower in Co Galway.
8 December 2022 News
Royal Ulster Winter Fair junior interbreed championship for J Lo
The Royal Ulster Winter Fair, which is now in its 36th year, returned to the Eikon Exhibition Centre in Lisburn on 8 December, with over 150 entries put before Canadian judge Pierre Boulet.
8 December 2022 Pedigree
Tillage podcast: milling wheat, frosty weather for ploughing and BYDV
On this week’s show the tillage team discuss the frosty weather, opportunities for milling wheat in Ireland and of course grain markets.
8 December 2022 News
Animal welfare charities to get almost €6m funding
Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue has announced the annual funding allocations for welfare groups for 2023.
8 December 2022 News