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Genetic Gems sets new Irish record
Shanon Kinahan
The second ever Hereford Genetic Gems sale took place on Saturday 19 November at GVM Tullamore where yet another Irish record was set at the annual event, reports Shanon Kinahan.
5 November 2022 Management
Dairy management: when to dry off cows
As we head into November, thoughts are turning to drying off cows. Aidan Brennan looks at the issues.
12 October 2022 News
The 'global village' is fast becoming the 'global haggart'
The pace at which the world is changing is also frightening for those of us who remember the postman on a bike.
Sheep Management: temporary sheep movements and tagging
Keeping on the right side of official notifications when moving sheep off farm to temporary grazing features in this week’s sheep management notes.
28 September 2022 Management
Public access to Land Commission records in ‘public interest’ - Gleeson
Former Land Commission records located in this State are currently held and managed by the records branch of the Department.
25 September 2022 News
Spike in number of 2021 BDGP and BPS appeals
There has been a significant rise in the number of farmers appealing decisions made by the Department of Agriculture concerning their payments and schemes.
15 August 2022 News
Record €700m harvest in heatwave
The 2022 harvest will be worth €170m more than last year, and is the earliest in nearly 40 years.
10 August 2022 News
NI shows complete first year since COVID
The two-year interruption affected local shows financially, although a £200,000 aid package from DAERA has been well received.
10 August 2022 Northern Ireland
NI Sheep Programme: replacement selection – EID coming to the fore
Programme adviser Senan White gives an outlined to how some of the programme farmers have begun selecting their potential flock replacements this year.
Lime usage hits record high in NI
The total value of lime purchases in Northern Ireland came to £8m during 2021, which is a 19% increase on the year previous.
6 July 2022 Northern Ireland