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Agribusiness
Farmers continuing to invest in farms – AIB
Barry Murphy
Out of any sector, agricultural customers of AIB sought overdraft credit least often over the last five years.
21 May 2022 News
Agri jobs: farm manager sought for 240-cow herd
From milking cows to buffalo, there's lots of jobs on offer this week.
21 May 2022 News
Food News: celebration of the food and drinks of Mayo
Regional food producers across the country are really coming together and this summer the spotlight in on Mayo, writes Ciara Leahy.
Watch or listen: Farm Tech Talk - The Livestock Show
May is on the way out and the mixed weather is leading to lots of grass on farms, but taking out paddocks for silage is tricky.
20 May 2022 News
BPS and ANC focus now switches to amendments
Amendments can be made up to 31 May to include, for example, the addition or removal of parcels or plots or to rectify incorrectly claimed areas.
20 May 2022 Schemes
'Real money' must back Commission's lump sum proposal - ICSA
The farm group stated that it is important that excessive bureaucracy is not attached to any scheme through which such funding could be delivered to farmers.
20 May 2022 News
Watch: bulls average at 608kg on Tullamore Farm
Niamh Gunn chats with farm manager Shaun Diver to see what’s happening on Tullamore Farm this week.
20 May 2022 News
EU to provide €37bn to ramp up biogas production
The EU is backing biomethane as one of the key measures to help stop Russian energy imports and move to green energy by the end of the decade.
20 May 2022 News
‘Narrow majority’ of IFA pig protesters voted for midnight stand-down
A 4c/kg farmer pig price rise has been announced by processors to be effective from next week, taking prices to €1.74/kg, as the IFA’s campaign for €2.00/kg continues.
20 May 2022 News
Watch: weanling heifer hits €5.82/kg in Carnaross Mart
Niamh Gunn reports from Carnaross Mart, Co Meath, for its sale of weanling bulls and heifers on Tuesday.
20 May 2022 News
€15,000 to €100,000 lump sums proposed by Commission for farmers
The European Commission has proposed allowing member states to mobilise funds to compensate farmers for rising input costs.
20 May 2022 News
Mind the bees this biodiversity week
National Biodiversity Week takes place from 13 to 22 May 2022. Farmers can do plenty to improve biodiversity on their farms.