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Silage Wrap

Reply to Barry Cassidy's article in the Irish Farmers Journal dated Sat 27th May “Silage Wrap Prices Reduced on 2016 levels” – Seamus O’Callaghan, managing director, Durapak Agri Ltd, Co Cork.
By Letters to the Editor on 22 June 2017
In this week's "How much are you paying for..." series, the Irish Farmers Journal takes a look at the cost of recycling old plastic.
By Barry Cassidy on 19 June 2017
How much are you paying for... silage wrap
In this instalment of how much are you paying for… we take a look at the going rate for silage wrap and netting across the country.
By Barry Cassidy on 26 May 2017
There is variation in the cost of silage wrap between brands and regions, with deals also available on bulk purchases.
By Darren Carty on 25 May 2017
Average price about €4 per roll lower than this time last year but suppliers claim they will rise.
By Paul Mooney on 25 May 2017
"Big business impacts global activity, but the backbone of business is small and medium sized enterprises"
By Matthew Halpin on 04 May 2017
"If someone offers you silage wrap at a 50% discount, alarm bells should start ringing straight away", warns judge.
By Amy Nora Fitzgibbon on 02 March 2017
Pink bales raise €17,500 for charity
You might have seen them dotted around the fields of Munster, but the pink bales have raised a lot of money for charity.
By The Dealer on 23 December 2016
Gardaí have arrested and charged an AI technician as part of an investigation into a spate of farm thefts across Laois, Tipperary, Offaly, Carlow and Kilkenny.
By Amy Nora Fitzgibbon on 09 August 2016
Irish farmers are being given a chance to support CMRF Crumlin through purchasing a special Purple Balewrap and Purple Bale Net from a nationwide network of Co-ops.
By The Dealer on 16 June 2016
Slurry season is in full swing as farmers empty tanks.
By William Conlon on 09 June 2016
Prices for silage wrap have remained relatively unchanged with the national average still operating around €85 per roll.
By Anthony Jordan on 26 May 2016
Peter Varley finds out what is involved in farmyard plastic recycling and the products that are made from waste plastics.
By Peter Varley on 21 May 2016
William Conlon gets a grasp of silage wrap and pit cover costs ahead of the delayed silage season kicking off.
By William Conlon on 12 May 2016
Dairygold and Irish Cancer Society launch 2016 Wrap it Pink campaign
After raising over €10,000 for the Irish Cancer Society last year, Dairygold's Wrap it Pink campaign is back for the 2016 silage season.
By Shane Murphy on 15 April 2016
Quinn Packaging makes €3m investment in Cavan operations
Quinn Packaging has announced plans to invest over €3m in a PET sheet extrusion line at its operations in Ballyconnell, Co Cavan.
By Amy McShane on 18 January 2016
Dairygold’s Wrap It Pink campaign to return next year
Irish farmers have contributed €10,500 to the Irish Cancer Society through Dairygold’s Wrap it Pink campaign. Dairygold has said it will run the campaign again next year.
By Odile Evans on 30 November 2015
How much does silage plastic cost across the country?
For those who didn’t manage to catch the worm, the Irish Farmers Journal takes a look at plastic prices around the country to see how they compare to this time last year.
By Farmers Journal on 09 June 2015
The week in farming: Silage wrap, land eligibility and fertiliser conference
Silage wrap shortages, funding for new Disadvantaged Area Scheme, your questions answered on land eligibility, nitrogen in the spotlight, and a guide on getting into GLAS - it's the week in farming.
By Farmers Journal on 07 May 2015
Farmers have reacted with anger to reports that the cost of wrapping film is to increase this summer as resin shortages develop.
By James Maloney on 07 May 2015
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