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Farm safety training through live theatre saw 'phenomenal' response
Rachel Donovan
Assistant professor in Behavioural Science in Agriculture at UCD, Sinéad Flannery, said that farmers felt they were in a safe space to talk about their own emotional and real-life situations.
16 May 2022 Markets
Heifer quotes up 20c/kg
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including this week’s quotes for finished cattle.
16 May 2022 News
Calf slaughtering up 16% on dairy farms in 2022
Adam Woods takes a look at data that was presented at last Friday’s Department of Agriculture Dairy Calf working group.
Dale Farm increases April milk price
Dale Farm has announced that its base price for April will increase by 1p/l.
16 May 2022 Northern Ireland
Kerry to pay 46.9c/l April milk price
Farmers supplying Kerry Group are set for a price rise of over 2.8c/l for April's supplies.
16 May 2022 News
Cormac Healy to leave Meat Industry Ireland
Cormac Healy has held the top role in Meat Industry Ireland (MII) for seven years, but is now set to move to a role within Ibec for the drinks sector.
16 May 2022 News
CAP effects ‘not significant’ on animal welfare – EU study
Outdoor production systems favour animal welfare and allow animals to express their natural behaviours, a European Commission study has found.
16 May 2022 News
Watch: 1.2t bullock sells for £3,000 at Keady Mart
The blue cross bullock was sold by James Waugh from Portadown in Co Armagh.
16 May 2022 News
Citizens’ Assembly on Biodiversity seeks more rural and urban engagement
The assembly will work over a six-month period to deliver a series of recommendations to Government on curbing biodiversity loss.
16 May 2022 News
Review needed on new ploughing rules for derogation farms – IFA
Ploughing may be needed to incorporate farmyard manure into soil and get good results from reseeding, said the IFA.
16 May 2022 News
Reminder: final day for BPS applications
Farmers need to prioritise getting their BPS application submitted before the deadline, with opportunities to amend applications thereafter.
16 May 2022 News
Commissioner Wojciechowski to address world potato congress in Dublin
The 11th World Potato Congress is taking place in the RDS from 30 May to 2 June.
16 May 2022 News